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Schooling America

How the Public Schools Meet the Nation's Changing Needs

by Patricia Albjerg Graham

<p>Patricia Graham is one of America's most esteemed historians of education, formerly Dean of Harvard's Graduate School of Education and Director of the National Institute of Education. In this informative volume, Graham offers a vibrant ...

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Science and the Creative Spirit

Essays on Humanistic Aspects of Science

by Harcourt Brown

<p>In the world of today, men on both sides of the science-humanities barrier feel an urgent need for mutual understanding. This symposium sponsored by the American Council of Learned Societies, stressed that it is only in a spirit of ...

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See You When We Get There

Young Teachers Working for Change

by Gregory Michie

<p>Gregory Michie’s first bestseller, <em>Holler If You Hear Me,</em> put him on the map as a compelling and passionate voice in urban education. In his new book, Michie turns his attention to young teachers of color, and once again provides ...

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Seeing Inside the Theories of Behavior and Learning (Book 3 of Minds in Bloom)

by Glenn Fieber

<p>Seeing Inside the Theories of Behavior and Learning looks at some of the major theories that have shaped our understanding of both how we behave and how we learn. The book has been informed by my 42 years as both a classroom teacher and a ...

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Seven Times Smarter

50 Activities, Games, and Projects to Develop the Seven Intelligences of Your Ch ild

by Laurel Schmidt

<p>What Is Smart?</p> <p>There's evidence of so much more than &quot;reading, writing, and 'rithmetic&quot; in every child -- at least seven distinct intelligences, according to the theory of multiple intelligences, developed by Harvard's Dr. ...

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Sex, Death, and the Education of Children

Our Passion for Ignorance in the Age of AIDS

by Jonathan G. Silin

<p>“Silin shows us how we culture ignorance in children and in each other by refusing to hear and respond to what they and we already know.”<br /> —From the Foreword by Madeleine Grumet</p> <p>“This book is not for the meek, because it talks ...

ISBN: 9780807776483

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Silenced Voices and Extraordinary Conversations

Re-Imagining Schools

by Michelle Fine & Lois Weis

<p>Two noted educators invite new and veteran teachers on an intellectual guided tour through the troubles of bad practice and the delights of good. This volume is a collection of classic essays—as urgently needed now as when they first ...

ISBN: 9780807776063

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Sincerity: An Earnest Truth

by Brandon Sugar

<p data-version='1.1'>This book will set you on the right track to becoming a better version of yourself. Based on life experiences from an Iraq and Afghanistan war veteran, Brandon Sugar shares powerful advice to empower you to achieve your ...

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Single-Sex Schools

A Place to Learn

by Cornelius Riordan

<p>Single sex schooling might appear to be an obscure issue on the sidelines of the educational policy debates of our times. But it is far from this. In fact, a sizable number of people and political organizations would like to make these ...

ISBN: 9781475813654

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Social Justice Education

Inviting Faculty to Transform Their Institutions

by Kathleen Skubikowski, Catharine Wright & Roman Graf

"This collection of essays on social justice in higher education is at once practical and inspiring. Editors Skubikowski, Wright, and Graf have selected essays that explore how faculty can work to infuse social justice goals at multiple levels ...

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Social Radicalism and Liberal Education

by Lindsay Paterson

<p>Liberal education used to command wide political support. Radicals disagreed with conservatives on whether the best culture could be appreciated by everyone, and they disagreed, too, on whether the barriers to understanding it were mainly ...

ISBN: 9781845408541

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How Marketing in School Threatens Children's Well-Being and Undermines their Education

by Alex Molnar & Faith Boninger

<p>If you strip away the rosy language of “school-business partnership,” “win-win situation,” “giving back to the community,” and the like, what you see when you look at corporate marketing activities in the schools is example after example of ...

ISBN: 9781475813623

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Sound Curriculum

Sonic Studies in Educational Theory, Method, & Practice

by Walter S. Gershon

<p>Part of a growing group of works that addresses the burgeoning field of sound studies, this book attends not only to theoretical and empirical examinations, but also to methodological and philosophical considerations at the intersection of ...

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Sound School Finance for Educational Excellence

by Bruce S. Cooper & Stephen V. Coffin

<p>Sound school finance is integral to the provision of a quality education. Indeed, a school district’s budget is the financial representation of its educational plan. Thus, a clarion alert for all teachers: “if it’s not in your budget, it ...

ISBN: 9781475838213

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Starting Strong

A Different Look at Children, School, and Standards

by Patricia F. Carini

<p>In an elegant affirmation of human capacity and creativity, Patricia Carini counters high-stakes testing, the pathologizing of children, and the unrelenting critique of the public schools with a persuasive account of how children, all ...

ISBN: 9780807776070

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Structural Challenges and the Future of Honors Education

by Katherine O'Flaherty & Robert Grover

<p><em>Structural Challenges and the Future of Honors Education</em> is the third volume in an edited series examining the proliferation of honors programs and colleges in American higher education. While honors education has become ubiquitous ...

ISBN: 9781475831481

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Student Learning and Development in Chinese Higher Education

College students' experience in China

by Yuhao Cen

<p>This book provides an essential source for higher education teachers and student affair professionals in China and around the globe, who seek to deepen their understanding of Chinese undergraduate students they work with so as to promote ...

ISBN: 9781317444176

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Studied Ignorance: How Curricular Censorship and Textbook Selection Are Dumbing Down American Education

How Curricular Censorship and Textbook Selection Are Dumbing Down American Education

by Herbert N. Foerstel

<p>Despite concerted efforts from our educators, administrators, and government, American education continues to struggle. The author of this work argues that the decline can be traced to censored curricula, inaccurate textbooks, test-driven ...

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Tales out of School

A Challenge to Catholic Educators

by Linda Marie Arbour

<p><em>Tales Out of School</em> presents a memoir offering a critical examination of the culture that exists with with an analysis of the unconscious and theoretical dimensions of this psychological and sociological agenda. Author Linda Arbour ...

ISBN: 9781450289115

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Teach on Purpose!

Responsive Teaching for Student Success

by Leslie David Burns & Stergios Botzakis

<p>Great teaching is not just a matter of talent or creativity or passion. Teachers are made, not born, and great teachers know why they do what they do in their classrooms. They do it strategically and purposefully based on technique. <em>Teach

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