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Reconceptualizing Plato’s Socrates at the Limit of Education

A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendence

by James M. Magrini

<p>Bridging the gap between interpretations of &quot;Third Way&quot; Platonic scholarship and &quot;phenomenological-ontological&quot; scholarship, this book argues for a unique ontological-hermeneutic interpretation of Plato and Plato’s ...

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Reconceptualizing Study in Educational Discourse and Practice

by Claudia W. Ruitenberg

<p>Addressing <em>studying</em> as a distinct educational concept and phenomenon in its own right, the essays in this volume consider study and studying from a range of perspectives. Countering dominant educational discourses, which place a ...

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Reforming the Liberal Arts

by Ryan C. McIlhenny

<p>Reforming the Liberal Arts, published on the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, provides a nuanced account of the religious nature of higher learning. Drawing together studies in neuroscience, contemporary mysticism, and best ...

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Retaining Effective Teachers

A Guide for Hiring, Induction, and Support

by Mary C. Clement

<p><em>Retaining Effective Teachers</em> provides all administrators with step-by-step strategies for hiring and keeping the best teachers. Teachers who serve on search committees and as teacher leaders will value the book as a guide for ...

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Rethinking Common Core

The Missing Piece Sabotaging its Success

by John Jensen

<span><span>Common Core arose from broad recognition that children were not retaining their learning. Its solution, however, was for students to learn different material--math and English more advanced and better arranged—and adults would ...

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Rethinking the Way We Teach Science: The Interplay of Content, Pedagogy, and the Nature of Science

by Rosenblatt, Louis

<P>Offering a fresh take on inquiry, this book draws on current research and theory in science education, literacy, and educational psychology, as well as the history and philosophy of science, to make its case for transforming the way science ...

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Romances with Schools

A Life of Education

by John I. Goodlad & Stephen J. Goodlad

<p>John I. Goodlad has been an unflagging voice for humanistic ideals in education for more than six decades and has helped reframe the modern discourse on the role and function of schools. For Goodlad the goal of public education is to help ...

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School Choice: A Balanced Approach

by William H. Jeynes

<p>Are public charter schools more effective than traditional public schools? This book provides quantitative evidence to answer this question and considers a better way to undertake a policy of school choice.</p> <p>• Supplies a unique ...

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School Climate and Culture vis-à-vis Student Learning

Keys to Collaborative Problem Solving and Responsibility

by Cletus R. Bulach, Fred C. Lunenburg & Les Potter, Ed. D., academic chair, associate professor, college of education, Daytona State College

<p>The purpose of <em>School Climate and Culture vis-à-vis Student Learning</em> is to describe a reform that improves test scores, reduces dropouts and decreases bullying behavior. There are six areas that must be improved in order to ...

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School Integration Matters

Research-Based Strategies to Advance Equity

by Erica Frankenberg, Liliana M. Garces & Megan Hopkins

<p>More than 60 years after the <em>Brown v. Board of Education</em> decision declared segregated schooling inherently unequal, this timely book sheds light on how and why U.S. schools are experiencing increasing segregation along racial, ...

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Schooled—Ordinary, Extraordinary Teaching in an Age of Change

by Ann Lutz Fernandez & Catherine Lutz

<p>This beautifully written book highlights working teachers speaking on many key educational problems under debate as well as many of the controversial solutions put forth, including revamped teacher evaluations, curricular standardization, and

ISBN: 9780807774328

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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 ...

ISBN: 9780190291464

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781442650978

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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 ...

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781386155256

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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 ...

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