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The Assault on American Excellence

by Anthony T. Kronman

<p><strong>The former dean of Yale Law School argues that the feverish egalitarianism gripping college campuses today is out of place at institutions whose job is to prepare citizens to live in a vibrant democracy.</strong></p> <p>In his tenure

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The Business of Education

Networks of Power and Wealth in America

by Joel Spring, John Eric Frankson, Corie A. McCallum & others

<p><em>The Business of Education</em>—a comprehensive view of how education policy is made in the US and, in some cases, globally—analyzes and critiques the influence of educational policy networks in a wide range of contexts and from a variety ...

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The Call to Teach

by David T. Hansen

<p>David Hansen employs the idea of teaching as a vocation or calling to analyze and interpret case studies drawn from fieldwork. Based on a 3-year study of the everyday working lives of four teachers in a large urban setting&#8212;two work in a

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The child's day

by Woods Hutchinson

<p>GOOD MORNING I. Waking Up II. A Good Start III. Bathing and Brushing<br /> BREAKFAST<br /> GOING TO SCHOOL I. Getting Ready II. An Early Romp III. Fresh Air - Why We Need It IV. Fresh Air - How We Breathe It<br /> IN SCHOOL I. Bringing the

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The Concept of Care in Curriculum Studies

Juxtaposing Currere and Hakbeolism

by Jung-Hoon Jung

<p>The question at the heart of the book is what might an education with self-care and care-for-others look like? Juxtaposing self-understanding through the method of <em>currere</em> and the historical character of <em>hakbeolism</em> (a ...

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The Decoding the Disciplines Paradigm

Seven Steps to Increased Student Learning

by David Pace

<p>Teaching and learning in a college setting has never been more challenging. How can instructors reach out to their students and fully engage them in the conversation? Applicable to multiple disciplines, the Decoding the Disciplines Paradigm ...

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The Dialectic of Freedom

by Maxine Greene

<p><strong>Special 2018 Edition</strong></p> <p><strong>From the new Introduction by Michelle Fine,</strong> Graduate Center, CUNY <strong>:</strong></p> <p><strong>&quot;Why now, you may ask, should I return to a book written in 1988? ...

ISBN: 9780807776384

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The Drive to Learn

What the East Asian Experience Tells Us about Raising Students Who Excel

by Cornelius N. Grove, Ed.D., independent scholar, author of "The Aptitude Myth" (2013)

<p>Countless books and articles have offered remedies for the poor learning outcomes of American schoolchildren. Virtually all of these publications share one thing in common: They propose improvements in the policies and practices controlled by

ISBN: 9781475815115

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The Education of Henry Adams

by Henry Adams

<p>'The Education of Henry Adams' is the Pulitzer Prize winning autobiography of Henry Adams. 'The Education' is much more a record of Adams's introspection than of his deeds. It is an extended meditation on the social, technological, political,

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The Education System is Broken

Strategies to Rebuilding Hope, Lives, and Futures

by Cathy S. Tooley

<p>The intent of this book is to look at our educational system as it currently works and to evaluate not only <em>why</em> this system is broken, but also <em>how</em> we might move forward, together, to fix it.So, how do we fix our failing ...

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The Enlightened Eye

Qualitative Inquiry and the Enhancement of Educational Practice, Reissued with a New Prologue and Foreword

by Elliot W. Eisner

<p>Now available from TC Press with a new foreword by Nel Noddings and a new prologue by P. Bruce Uhrmacher and Christy McConnell Moroye, this classic text on qualitative research is ideal for both novice and established researchers. ...

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The Ethics of Special Education

by Kenneth R. Howe & Amy E. Boele

<p>Since publication of the original edition of this book, there have been significant changes across the landscape of special education. This new edition addresses those changes and revisits enduring ethical issues that are most salient and ...

ISBN: 9780807776841

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The Game Plan

A Multi-Year Blueprint to Create a School Culture of Literacy and Data Analysis

by Daron W. Kennett, Kim Suzanne Rathke & Kristin van Brunt

<p><em>The Game Plan</em> is the first professional book that gives secondary administrators, literacy coaches, and other instructional leaders a step-by-step blueprint for implementing the <em>Common Core Literacy Standards for History/Social ...

ISBN: 9781475815177

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The Graveyard of School Reform

Why the Resistance to Change and New Ideas

by William L. Fibkins

<p><em>The Graveyard of School Reform: Why the Resistance to Change and New Ideas</em> explores the critical role resistance plays in defeating valued programs for students, parents, and staff. It is time for education reformers to face the hard

ISBN: 9781475814552

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The Intersection of Cultures

Multicultural Education in the United States and the Global Economy

by Joel Spring

<p><em>The Intersection of Cultures: Multicultural Education in the United States and the Global Economy, Fourth Edition</em> offers a unique, problem-solving approach to the complex issues involved in educating culturally and linguistically ...

ISBN: 9781351226288

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The Likable, Effective, and Productive Educator

Being the Best You Can Be as an Educator

by Brett Novick

<p>As the role of an educator becomes more and more complex and the expectations continue to be heaped upon them, stress increases exponentially. Educators now have the pressure to be role models in their thoughts and actions, and yet are not ...

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The Mindful Teacher

by Dennis Shirley & Elizabeth A. MacDonald

<p>This new and expanded edition of the bestselling <em>The Mindful Teacher</em> provides educators everywhere with practical ideas for improving teaching and learning. Dennis Shirley and Elizabeth MacDonald have created “Mindful Teacher” ...

ISBN: 9780807772522

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The Networked Teacher

How New Teachers Build Social Networks for Professional Support

by Kira J. Baker-Doyle

<p>New teachers need support from their peers and mentors to locate resources, information, new ideas, emotional support, and inspiration. This timely book explains the research and theory behind social networks (face-to-face and online), ...

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The New Democratic Professional in Education

Confronting Markets, Metrics, and Managerialism

by Gary L. Anderson & Michael Ian Cohen

<p>This timely and accessible book examines two waves of business influence that created models of schooling that are out of touch with the experiences of students, the professional expertise of teachers, and the needs and interests of local ...

ISBN: 9780807777275

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The Politics of Authentic Engagement

Tools for Engaging Stakeholders in Ensuring Student Success

by Kathy Leslie

<p><em>The Politics of Authentic Engagement</em> provides practical approaches for leaders in a variety of roles to address the changing landscape of schooling, build dynamic relationships in support of schools, help parents/families support ...

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