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Online Education

Foundations, Planning, and Pedagogy

by Anthony G. Picciano

<p><em>Online Education</em> is a comprehensive exploration of blended and fully online teaching platforms, addressing history, theory, research, planning, and practice. As colleges, universities, and schools around the world adopt large-scale ...

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Orchestrating School Change: Transforming Your Leadership

by Michael Murphy

<p>Orchestrating School Change: Transforming Your Leadership provides administrators and educational leaders the tools they need to successfully orchestrate change within a school or district. Dr. Mike Murphy provides strong research models, as ...

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Parental Involvement and Academic Success

by Jeynes, William

<P>Providing an objective assessment of the influence of parental involvement and what aspects of parental participation can best maximize the educational outcomes of students, this volume is structured to guide readers to a thorough ...

ISBN: 9781136912870

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Perspectives on Flourishing in Schools

by Peter Bates, Bob Bayles, Wilfred Beckford & others

<p>This book provides perspectives and insights across the educational system for how we might move toward living out this wish in all schools. The chapters provide perspectives on fundamental questions that have been guiding recent research on ...

ISBN: 9781498579438

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Philosophy of Education

by Louis Mazzullo

<p>Our current educational initiatives, NCLB and &quot;Race to the Top&quot;, are competitive models that reward victory and punish defeat. In order to win the &quot;Race to the Top&quot; we have to hope or plan that our fellow students and ...

ISBN: 9781477262856

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Pledging Allegiance

The Politics of Patriotism in American's Schools

by Joel Westheimer

<p>What does it mean to be &#8220;patriotic&#8221; in the United States after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001? And how have the prevailing notions of patriotism&#8212;loudly trumpeted in the American media&#8212;affected education in

ISBN: 9780807775530

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Political Agendas for Education

From Make America Great Again to Stronger Together

by Joel Spring

<p>Following the epic, contentious 2016 presidential election, Joel Spring’s ongoing documentation and analysis of political agendas for education reflect the major political issues since 2012. Here he examines the 2016 education planks of the ...

ISBN: 9781351704526

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Political Transformations and Teacher Education Programs

by Miriam Ben-Peretz & Sharon Feiman-Nemser

<p>Political transformations have a decisive power to shape education systems in general and teacher education programs in particular. How these processes unfold is especially interesting in educational systems which are not generally known to ...

ISBN: 9781475814613

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Positively Smarter

Science and Strategies for Increasing Happiness, Achievement, and Well-Being

by Marcus Conyers & Donna Wilson

<p><em>Positively Smarter</em> brings together seven principles for connecting the science of neuroplasticity to practical strategies for enhancing the synergy of happiness, achievement, and physical well-being. Moving beyond common myths, the ...

ISBN: 9781118926154

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Present Successes and Future Challenges in Honors Education

Present Successes and Future Challenges in Honors Education

by Katherine O'Flaherty & Robert Grover

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">Present Successes and Future Challenges in Honors Education </span><span>is the first volume in an edited series examining the proliferation of honors programs and colleges in American higher education. ...

ISBN: 9781475818284

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Prosperous Teaching Prosperous Learning

Inspirational Thoughts for an Educational Paradigm Shift

by Andrew S. Palumbo

<p><i>Prosperous Teaching Prosperous Learning</i> is the beginning of an educational shift. This shift is about educators actively embarking on a journey that allows them to discover their power in fostering genuine individuality in the children

ISBN: 9781452535012

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Public School Finance Decoded

A Straightforward Approach to Linking the Budget to Student Achievement

by Jay C. Toland

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">Public School Finance Decoded</span><span> discusses why the finance department needs to have a seat at the table during discussions about how to educate the whole child. Written in plain language, this ...

ISBN: 9781475827699

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Purpose

by Mike Spiritfair Marty

<p>Sustainable, necessary rejuvenation is correlated to living pilfering nothing.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781370557875

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Pushing the Limits

How Schools Can Prepare Our Children Today for the Challenges of Tomorrow

by Kelly Gallagher-Mackay & Nancy Steinhauer

<p><strong>How do we prepare children for a future we can't even imagine?</strong></p> <p>Across Canada, a debate swirls around what our children will need to know in the face of huge technological, economic, social and political change. The ...

ISBN: 9780385685399

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Race, Culture, and Schooling

Identities of Achievement in Multicultural Urban Schools

by Peter C. Murrell, Jr.

<p>Responding to a need for greater cultural competence in the preparation and development of teachers in diverse public school settings, this book investigates the critical developmental and social processes mediating students’ academic ...

ISBN: 9781351552486

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Re-Engaging Students for Success

Planning for the Education Teaching Performance Assessment

by Kathleen G. Velsor

<p>As of spring 2015 in the states of New York, Tennessee, Washington, and Wisconsin all pre-service teacher candidates are required to pass the Education Teaching Performance Assessment to earn initial teaching certification. California, ...

ISBN: 9781475813968

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Re-theorizing Literacy Practices

Complex Social and Cultural Contexts

by David Bloome, Maria Lucia Castanheira, Constant Leung & others

<p>Moving beyond current theories on literacy practices, this edited collection sheds new light on the complexities inherent to the social, cultural, and ideological contexts in which literacy practices are realized. Building on Brian V. ...

ISBN: 9781351254205

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Reclaiming Accountability in Teacher Education

by Marilyn Cochran-Smith, Molly Cummings Carney, Elizabeth Stringer Keefe & others

<p>Teacher accountability has been a major strategy for “fixing” education for the last 2 decades. In this book, Cochran-Smith and her research team argue that it is time for teacher educators to reclaim accountability by adopting a new approach

ISBN: 9780807777107

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Reclaiming Our Children, Reclaiming Our Schools

Reversing Privatization and Recovering Democracy in America's Public Schools

by Eric Shyman

<p>*Reclaiming Our Children,*<em>Reclaiming our Schools</em> offers both a comprehensive censure of the current corporate interest in privatizing public schooling as well as a framework for attaining meaningful education reform based in ...

ISBN: 9781475829914

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Reconceptualizing Libraries

Perspectives from the Information and Learning Sciences

by Victor R. Lee & Abigail L. Phillips

<p><em>Reconceptualizing Libraries</em> brings together cases and models developed by experts in the information and learning sciences to identify the potential for libraries to adapt and transform in the wake of new technologies for connected ...

ISBN: 9781351388719

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