• The Teaching Gap: Best Ideas from the World's Teachers for Improving Education in the Classroom

    • ASIN: 1439143137
    • ASIN: 1439143137
    • ISBN: 1439143137
    • Brand: Free Press
    • Manufacturer: Free Press

  • Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them

    • ASIN: B001FA0IN8
    • ASIN: B001FA0IN8
    • Manufacturer: Scribner

  • Letters to a Young Education Reformer (Educational Innovations Series)

    In Letters to a Young Education Reformer, Frederick M. Hess distills knowledge from twenty-five years of working in and around school reform. Inspired by his conversations with young, would-be reformers who are passionate about transforming education, the book offers a window into Hess’s thinking about what education reform is and should be.   Hess writes that “reform is more a matter of how one thinks about school improvement than a recital of programs and policy proposals.” Through his essays, he explores a range of topics, including:   -Talkers and Doers -The Temptations of Bureaucr... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1682530221
    • ASIN: 1682530221
    • ISBN: 1682530221
    • Manufacturer: Harvard Education Press

  • For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education (Race, Education, and Democracy)

    A New York Times Best SellerMerging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a prominent scholar offers a new approach to teaching and learning for every stakeholder in urban education.Drawing on his own experience of feeling undervalued and invisible in classrooms as a young man of color and merging his experiences with more than a decade of teaching and researching in urban America, award-winning educator Christopher Emdin offers a new lens on an approach to teaching and learning in urban schools. For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood...and the Rest of Y’all Too is the much-needed... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B00Z3E2LVO
    • ASIN: B00Z3E2LVO
    • Manufacturer: Beacon Press

  • Teach Like Finland: 33 Simple Strategies for Joyful Classrooms

    Easy-to-implement classroom lessons from the world’s premier educational system.Finland shocked the world when its fifteen-year-olds scored highest on the first Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), a set of tests touted for evaluating critical-thinking skills in math, science, and reading. That was in 2001; but even today, this tiny Nordic nation continues to amaze. How does Finnish education—with short school days, light homework loads, and little standardized testing—produce students who match the PISA scores of high-powered, stressed-out kids in Asia?When Timothy D. ... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B071CPJ9LP
    • ASIN: B071CPJ9LP
    • Manufacturer: W. W. Norton & Company

  • Strategic Management of Human Capital in Education

    Strategic Management of Human Capital in Education offers a comprehensive and strategic approach to address what has become labeled as "talent and human capital." Grounded in extensive research and examples of leading edge districts, this book shows how the entire human resource system in schools―from recruitment, to selection/placement, induction, professional development, performance management and evaluation, compensation, and career progression―can be reformed and restructured to boost teacher and principal effectiveness in ways that dramatically improve instructional practice and stud... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 041588666X
    • ASIN: 041588666X
    • ISBN: 041588666X
    • Brand: Routledge
    • Manufacturer: Routledge

  • Weapons of Mass Instruction: A Schoolteacher's Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling

    • ASIN: B0097DE6XI
    • ASIN: B0097DE6XI
    • Manufacturer: New Society Publishers

  • Your Classroom Guide to Special Education Law

    When you're teaching students who have special needs, what are your legal responsibilities? How can you provide appropriate, legally compliant special education services—and avoid pitfalls that could lead to due process hearings and court dates? Turn to this interactive quick guide for concise, accessible answers. The antidote to thick, cumbersome legal volumes, this book gives educators and administrators the basics of special education law in an engaging, easy-to-read format. With the jargon-free definitions and reader-friendly descriptions of laws and court cases, you’ll build a st... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 1598579711
    • ASIN: 1598579711
    • ISBN: 9781598579710
    • Manufacturer: Brookes Publishing

  • The New Education: How to Revolutionize the University to Prepare Students for a World In Flux

    A leading educational thinker argues that the American university is stuck in the past--and shows how we can revolutionize it for our era of constant change Our current system of higher education dates to the period from 1865 to 1925. It was in those decades that the nation's new universities created grades and departments, majors and minors, all in an attempt to prepare young people for a world transformed by the telegraph and the Model T. As Cathy N. Davidson argues in The New Education, this approach to education is wholly unsuited to the era of the gig economy. From the Ivy League to comm... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B01N0WU65A
    • ASIN: B01N0WU65A
    • Manufacturer: Basic Books

  • College Unbound: The Future of Higher Education and What It Means for Students

    What is the value of a college degree?The four-year college experience is as American as apple pie. So is the belief that higher education offers a ticket to a better life. But with student-loan debt surpassing the $1 trillion mark and unemployment of college graduates at historic highs, people are beginning to question that value. In College (Un)bound, Jeffrey J. Selingo, editor at large of the Chronicle of Higher Education, argues that America’s higher education system is broken. The great credential race has turned universities into big business and fostered an environment where middle-ti... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B00B77UE06
    • ASIN: B00B77UE06
    • Manufacturer: Amazon Publishing

  • Flunked (Fairy Tale Reform School Book 1)

    Would you send a villain to do a hero's job? Flunked is an exciting new twisted fairy tale from the award-winning author of the Secrets of My Hollywood Life series. "Charming fairy-tale fun." -Sarah Mlynowski, author of the New York Times bestselling Whatever After series.Gilly wouldn't call herself wicked, exactly...but when you have five little brothers and sisters and live in a run-down boot, you have to get creative to make ends meet. Gilly's a pretty good thief (if she does say so herself). Until she gets caught. Gilly's sentenced to three months at Fairy Tale Reform School where all of t... [Read More]

    • Manufacturer: Sourcebooks Young Readers

  • The Captured Economy: How the Powerful Enrich Themselves, Slow Down Growth, and Increase Inequality

    For years, America has been plagued by slow economic growth and increasing inequality. In The Captured Economy, Brink Lindsey and Steven M. Teles identify a common factor behind these twin ills: breakdowns in democratic governance that allow wealthy special interests to capture the policymaking process for their own benefit. They document the proliferation of regressive regulations that redistribute wealth and income up the economic scale while stifling entrepreneurship and innovation. They also detail the most important cases of regulatory barriers that have worked to shield the powerful from... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 019062776X
    • ASIN: 019062776X
    • ISBN: 019062776X
    • Brand: OXFORD
    • Manufacturer: Oxford University Press

  • The Brain Power Classroom: 10 Essentials for Focus, Mindfulness, and Emotional Wellness

    Create a Focused, Positive, and Engaged Classroom!Through expert guidance and inspiring stories from the field, Dave Beal helps you create a Brain Power Classroom full of engaged, focused and collaborative students.Part 1 provides scientific background, principles and insightful advice for creating an optimal classroom atmosphere. Part 2 features 30 classroom activities you can easily integrate into your current curriculum. They are divided into the “Brain Power 10 Essentials” and incorporate various modalities, such as movement, mindfulness, and focusing strategies to engage students’ m... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B01M2DIZWY
    • ASIN: B01M2DIZWY
    • Manufacturer: Best Life Media

  • Marx And Education (Routledge Key Ideas in Education)

    There was only one Karl Marx, but there have been a multitude of Marxisms.  This concise, introductory book by internationally renowned scholar Jean Anyon centers on the ideas of Marx that have been used in education studies as a guide to theory, analysis, research, and practice. Marx and Education begins with a brief overview of basic Marxist ideas and terms and then traces some of the main points scholars in education have been articulating since the late 1970s. Following this trajectory, Anyon details how social class analysis has developed in research and theory, how understanding the rol... [Read More]

    • ASIN: 0415803306
    • ASIN: 0415803306
    • ISBN: 0415803306
    • Manufacturer: Routledge

  • Ditch That Homework: Practical Strategies to Help Make Homework Obsolete

    Students hate it. Parents wonder if it’s worth the tears, frustration, and nightly arguments. Teachers debate whether it’s really helpful or just busywork that consumes their precious time.One thing everyone can agree on is that homework is a contentious topic.In Ditch That Homework, Matt Miller and Alice Keeler discuss the pros and cons of homework, why teachers assign it, and what life could look like without it. As they evaluate the research and share parent and teacher insights, the authors explore some of the benefits for ditching homework:* Better education for all students* Reduced... [Read More]

    • ASIN: B0748NHGX8
    • ASIN: B0748NHGX8
    • Manufacturer: Dave Burgess Consulting, Inc.

  • The Teaching Gap : Best Ideas from the World's Teachers for Improving Education in the Classroom

    Ten years after its first publication, "The Teaching Gap" is now in paperback for the first time, and updated with a new Preface and Afterword. Written in clear, jargon-free prose, this book is for teachers,

    • UPC: 10765250
    • Rating: 4.5

  • The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University - eBook

    "Crisp and illuminating . . . well worth reading."—Wall Street JournalThe publication of The Marketplace of Ideas has precipitated a lively debate about the future of the American university system: what makes it so hard

    • UPC: 818248124
    • Rating: 3.3

  • The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Reaction in the American University

    According to Harvard professor Louis Menand, at a time when competition to get into and succeed in college has never been more intense, universities are providing a less useful education. In The Marketplace of Ideas,

    • UPC: 182116464
    • Rating: 3.333

  • Zu: The Teaching Gap - Best Ideas from the worlds teachers for improving education in the classroom - eBook

    Rezension / Literaturbericht aus dem Jahr 2004 im Fachbereich Pädagogik - Schulpädagogik, Note: 1, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main (Institut für Allgemeine Erziehungswissenschaft), Veranstaltung: Unterrichtsqualität im internationalen Vergleich, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: James Stigler und

    • UPC: 969518776

  • Perspectives on the Ideas of Gregory Bateson, Ecological Intelligence, and Educational Reforms - eBook

    It is widely acknowledged that Gregory Bateson's ideas have been influential in a number of fields. Unfortunately, the importance of his ideas for understanding why public schools and universities continue to perpetuate ecologically unsustainable ways

    • UPC: 473324793

  • Big Preschool Workbook

    Help your child prepare for the future with the BIG Get Ready Workbook series: Preschool, Kindergarten, First Grade, Second Grade, and Phonics. In this preschool book, you will find exercises to strengthen your child's prereading,

    • UPC: 231516
    • Model: 6315
    • Color: Multicolormulticolors
    • Rating: 5.0

  • Research-Proven Best Knowledge Systemic School Reform - eBook

    RELEVANT VALUE-LADEN QUOTATIONS Our nations education decision-makers should put top priority on investment in the human potential of our children and youth as they are one hundred per cent of our future. " Any nation

    • UPC: 792559401

  • Perspectives on the Ideas of Gregory Bateson, Ecological Intelligence, and Educational Reforms

    It is widely acknowledged that Gregory Bateson's ideas have been influential in a number of fields. Unfortunately, the importance of his ideas for understanding why public schools and universities continue to perpetuate ecologically unsustainable ways

    • UPC: 53379114

  • We're Doing It Wrong : 25 Ideas in Education That Just Don't Work—And How to Fix Them

    An unapologetic critique of major flaws in the American education

    • UPC: 218133098

  • Teamwork Isn't My Thing, and I Don't Like to Share!: Classroom Ideas for Teaching the Skills of Working as a Team and Sharing (Paperback)

    RJs having another bad day . . . His teacher wants him to work with bossy Bernice, messy Frankie, and Norma (who just sits and picks her nose) on a report about Egyptian mummies. After

    • UPC: 20705190
    • Rating: 4.3

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    Education for opportunity: 3 ideas for American education reform