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Education Essays

by Eric Schiltz

This book of essays is about education and technology and the use of technology in education. I try to buck the trends in education now and for the past 30+ years. There is one book review. I hope that many people will read that book. I also ...

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Education for Sustainable Happiness and Well-Being

by Catherine O'Brien

<p>In this innovative and cogent presentation of her concept of sustainable happiness, Catherine O’Brien outlines how the leading recommendations for transforming education can be integrated within a vision of <em>well-being for all</em>. ...

ISBN: 9781317248545

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Education in a Postfactual World

From Knowing to Understanding

by Patrick M. Whitehead, Ph.D.

<p>In this book, Whitehead argues against the fact-minded orientation of education and the practice of science. It is not that facts are unhelpful, but they have become a substitute for learning (learning is now tantamount to fact memorization).

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Education in Times of Environmental Crises

Teaching Children to Be Agents of Change

by Ken Winograd

<p>The core assumption of this book is the interconnectedness of humans and nature, and that the future of the planet depends on humans’ recognition and care for this interconnectedness. This comprehensive resource supports the work of ...

ISBN: 9781317371762

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Education Reform

A Self-Scrutinizing Memoir

by Seymour B. Sarason

<p>Professor Sarason candidly confronts his &#8220;errors of omission and commission, mistakes, and emphases&#8221; in his half-century involvement in educational reform. No other major figure in this arena has made public such a searching ...

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Education to Better Their World

Unleashing the Power of 21st-Century Kids

by Marc Prensky

<p>In his most visionary book, internationally renowned educator Marc Prensky presents a compelling alternative to how and what we teach our children. Drawing on emerging world trends, he elaborates a comprehensive vision for K–12 education that

ISBN: 9780807774946

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Educational Policy, Narrative and Discourse

by Allan Luke

<p>This collection of Allan Luke’s key writings on educational policy, curriculum, and school reform follows the development and use of critical discourse analyses to study educational policy and practice. Turning to a series of narrative ...

ISBN: 9781351383486

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Empower Thyself!

Life-Changing Biblical and Academic Principles They Dont Teach You in Freshman Seminar

by Jeffrey Sams, MEd

You just received your college acceptance letter and you are thrilled as you celebrate with family and friends. You’re ready to undergo a whirlwind of orientations, explore the beautiful campus and ride that matriculation wave toward your ...

ISBN: 9781475999785

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Engaging Eager and Reluctant Learners

STEM Learning in Action

by Dennis Adams & Mary Hamm

<p>This book will help educators design STEM programs and lessons that foster teamwork and thinking while getting students actively involved in their own learning. There are many practical ideas and lesson plans that will help teachers reach ...

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English For You

by D.K. Atri

<ol> <li> <p>A new approach to develop English language.</p> </li> <li> <p>Learning language through situation.</p> </li> <li> <p>Topic based situation to develop writing skill</p> </li> <li> <p>Time bound topics to develop speaking ...

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Exemplary Leadership Practices

Learning from the Past to Enhance Future School Leadership

by Peter R. Litchka

<p>This book shares stories of historical figures from the past as well as contemporary school superintendents and principals. The present nature and complexity of leadership is heavily dependent on the past, as we cannot fully understand or ...

ISBN: 9781475819687

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Exploring Teachers in Fiction and Film

Saviors, Scapegoats and Schoolmarms

by Melanie Shoffner

<p>This book about teachers as characters in popular media examines what can be learned from fictional teachers for the purposes of educating real teachers. Its aim is twofold: to examine the constructed figure of the teacher in film, television

ISBN: 9781317371670

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Faculty Work and the Public Good

Philanthropy Engagement and Academic Professionalism

by Genevieve G. Shaker

<p>At a time when faculty roles are under great scrutiny and faculty work itself has an uncertain future, this book offers a new approach to examining academic professionalism. This collection of essays applies a philanthropic lens to ...

ISBN: 9780807773512

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Family Life and School Achievement

Why Poor Black Children Succeed or Fail

by Reginald M. Clark

<p>Working mothers, broken homes, poverty, racial or ethnic background, poorly educated parents—these are the usual reasons given for the academic problems of poor urban children. Reginald M. Clark contends, however, that such structural ...

ISBN: 9780226221441

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Figuration Work: Student Participation, Democracy and University Reform in a Global Knowledge Economy

by Nielsen, Gritt B.

<p> What role should students take in shaping their education, their university, and the wider society? These questions have assumed new importance in recent years as universities are reformed to become more competitive in the "global knowledge

ISBN: 9781782387725

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Finger Cymbals: Play Them Correctly

by Morwenna Assaf

<p>This book is for students and dancers of Arabic dance so they can learn how to play finger cymbals the easiest way. To learn properly how to play to Arabic music and never get off rhythms again.</p> ...

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From Brain to Mind

Using Neuroscience to Guide Change in Education

by James E. Zull

"From Brain to Mind challenges educators to see what children learn from the perspective of neuroscience, and to see what this perspective provides educators.... The metacognition Zull advocates should lead the reader to work through the ...

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Frustration of Shame

In Defense of America's Teachers

by Bruce Gevirtzman

<p>For decades, teachers, though underpaid, were among the most respected, esteemed professionals in the United States. But things have changed. As schools fail to meet the needs of a growing, diverse population, teachers have taken the hit. ...

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Fully Included~Stories to Inspire Inclusion

by Michelle Tetschner & Stacy Tetschner

<p>Inclusion is about belonging. We all just want to belong-in our schools, and in our communities.</p> <p>Children with Down syndrome or other learning abilities are the same-they just want to be loved, have friends and a place to belong. ...

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Fundamentals of School Marketing

by Johanna M. Lockhart

<p><em>Fundamentals of School Marketing</em> begins with a clear presentation of the benefits of school marketing and defines exactly what school marketing is and what it is not. The book then provides a step-by-step guide to planning and ...

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