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This list contains books that have recently added to our collection. This list is updated once a month.

(Re)imagining elementary social studies : a controversial issues reader

(Re)imagining elementary social studies : a controversial issues reader

The field of elementary social studies is a specific space that has historically been granted unequal value in the larger arena of social studies education and research. This reader stands out as a collection of approaches ai

A history of American gifted education

A history of American gifted education
Jolly, Jennifer L., 1972- author.
A History of American Gifted Education provides the first comprehensive history of the field of gifted education, which is essential to recognizing its contribution to the overall American educational landscape. The text reli

A little drama! : playful activities for young children

A little drama! : playful activities for young children
Roberts, Lavinia, author.
The perfect resource for promoting children's social-emotional learning through more than 200 theater and drama activities across the early childhood curriculum.

Activate : deeper learning through movement, talk, and flexible classrooms

Activate : deeper learning through movement, talk, and flexible classrooms
Hernandez, Katherine, 1972- author.
Discover what happens when your students step out of their daily routines and activate their engagement. Author Katherine Mills Hernandez argues that movement, talk, and the physical environment of the classroom all contribut

After the education wars : how smart schools upend the business of reform

After the education wars : how smart schools upend the business of reform
Gabor, Andrea, author.
A bestselling business journalist critiques the top-down approach of popular education reforms and profiles the unexpected success of schools embracing a nimbler, more democratic entrepreneurialism In an entirely fresh take o

An illustrated brief history of western philosophy : 20th anniversary edition

An illustrated brief history of western philosophy : 20th anniversary edition
Kenny, Anthony, 1931- author.
Now in its third anniversary edition, world-renowned philosopher Anthony Kenny’s highly acclaimed survey of Western philosophy has been updated to provide essential coverage of contemporary Anglophone analytic and continent

Applying dialogic pedagogy : a case study of discussion-based teaching

Applying dialogic pedagogy : a case study of discussion-based teaching
Cohen, Cynthia Z., author.
This case study of discussion-based teaching finds improvements in student concentration; scaffolding towards higher critical thinking; inclusion of non-traditional learning styles; and reduction of student absenteeism. Howev

Assisting students struggling in math and science

Assisting students struggling in math and science
Winder, Timothy, author.
Students struggling with mathematics may benefit from early interventions aimed at improving their mathematics ability and ultimately preventing subsequent failure. This guide provides eight specific recommendations intended

Atheist overreach : what atheism can't deliver

Atheist overreach : what atheism can't deliver
Smith, Christian, 1960- author.
"In recent years atheism has become ever more visible, acceptable, and influential. Atheist apologists have become increasingly vociferous and confident in their claims. In Atheist Overreach, Christian Smith takes a look at t

Becoming a good neighbor among dictators : the U.S. Foreign Service in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras

Becoming a good neighbor among dictators : the U.S. Foreign Service in Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras
Berk, Jorrit van den, author.
This is an account of how the U.S. Foreign Service implemented ever-changing State Department directives from the 1930s through the Second World War and early Cold War, and in so doing, transformed the U.S.-Central American r

Behavior : the forgotten curriculum : an RTI approach for nurturing essential life skills

Behavior : the forgotten curriculum : an RTI approach for nurturing essential life skills
Weber, Chris author. (Chris A.),
To fully prepare students for college, careers, and life, it is essential for educators to nurture students' behavioral skills along with their academic skills. With Behavior: The Forgotten Curriculum, you will learn how to e

Bernardo de Gálvez : Spanish hero of the American Revolution

Bernardo de Gálvez : Spanish hero of the American Revolution
Quintero Saravia, Gonzalo M., 1964- author.
Although Spain was never a formal ally of the United States during the American Revolution, its entry into the war definitively tipped the balance against Britain. Led by Bernardo de Galvez, supreme commander of the Spanish f

Better behaviour : a guide for teachers

Better behaviour : a guide for teachers
O'Brien, Jarlath, 1975- author.
How can better behaviour make you a better teacher? TES behaviour columnist and Executive Headteacher Jarlath O’Brien combines insights from psychological research and hard-won personal experiences into a practical and upli

Beyond alterity : destabilizing the indigenous other in Mexico

Beyond alterity : destabilizing the indigenous other in Mexico

A sweeping look at the complicated concept and history of Indigeneity in Mexico--Provided by publisher.

Big water : the making of the borderlands between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay

Big water : the making of the borderlands between Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay

"A transnational approach to the history of a key Latin American border region"--Provided by publisher.

Brainball : teaching inquiry math as a team sport

Brainball : teaching inquiry math as a team sport
Kolis, Mickey, 1954- author.
Brainball attempts to provide a foundation for doing inquiry as well as lesson plans to enact that process.

Challenging mindset : why a growth mindset makes a difference in learning -- and what to do when it doesn't

Challenging mindset : why a growth mindset makes a difference in learning -- and what to do when it doesn't
Nottingham, James, author.
Create the right conditions for a growth mindset to flourish in your school and your students Mindset doesn’t matter when things are easy; it is only when faced with challenges that working from a growth mindset influences

Changed forever : American Indian boarding-school literature

Changed forever : American Indian boarding-school literature
Krupat, Arnold, author.
The first in-depth study of a range of literature written by Native Americans who attended government-run boarding schools. Changed Forever is the first study to gather a range of texts produced by Native Americans who, volun

Constructivist education in an age of accountability

Constructivist education in an age of accountability

This book contrasts authentic approaches to education with classroom practices based primarily on standards external to the individuals who are supposed to learn. While other books tend to promote either a desperate scramble

Contemporary theories of learning : learning theorists... in their own words

Contemporary theories of learning : learning theorists... in their own words

"This tenth anniversary edition of Knud Illeris's classic 2008 text is an updated and definitive collection of today's most influential learning theorists, now containing additional chapters from John Hattie and Gregory Donog

Dirt to soil : one family's journey into regenerative agriculture

Dirt to soil : one family's journey into regenerative agriculture
Brown, Gabe, author.
Gabe Brown didn't set out to change the world when he first started working alongside his father-in-law on the family farm in North Dakota. But as a series of weather-related crop disasters put Brown and his wife, Shelly, in

Engaging children : igniting a drive for deeper learning, K-8

Engaging children : igniting a drive for deeper learning, K-8
Keene, Ellin Oliver, author.
What motivates us to learn? We all want our students to be engaged learners, but we often struggle with getting them excited about and responsible for their own learning. In Engaging Children, Ellin Oliver Keene explores the

Engaging learners through artmaking : choice-based art education in the classroom (TAB)

Engaging learners through artmaking : choice-based art education in the classroom (TAB)
Douglas, Katherine M., author.
The authors who introduced the concepts of Teaching for Artistic Behavior (TAB) and choice-based art education have completely revised and updated their original, groundbreaking bestseller that was designed to facilitate inde

Ethical and inclusive research with children

Ethical and inclusive research with children

The imperative to include children and young people in educational research, and in more participative ways, is educationally important when exploring policy and practice contexts. It is also critical to recognise that childr

Everyone needs attention : helping young children thrive

Everyone needs attention : helping young children thrive
Jacobson, Tamar, author.
A guide for self-reflection and managing your emotions when young children seek attention.

From principles to practice : normativity and judgement in ethics and politics

From principles to practice : normativity and judgement in ethics and politics
O'Neill, Onora, 1941- author.
Although abstract principles alone cannot guide action, they can be combined to shape good practical judgement and change the world.

Grading for impact : raising student achievement through a target-based assessment and learning system

Grading for impact : raising student achievement through a target-based assessment and learning system
Hierck, Tom, 1960- author.
Aim for a target-based grading system and create stronger learning opportunities! As grading, assessment, and reporting continue to be a relevant topic of discussion, this book creates a functional plan to move standards-base

Growing mathematical minds : conversations between developmental psychologists and early childhood teachers

Growing mathematical minds : conversations between developmental psychologists and early childhood teachers

Growing Mathematical Minds is the documentation of an innovative, bi-directional process of connecting research and practice in early childhood mathematics. The book translates research on early mathematics from?developmental

Guided inquiry design in action : elementary school

Guided inquiry design in action : elementary school
Maniotes, Leslie K., 1967- author.
This book explores Guided Inquiry Design®, a simple, practical model that addresses all areas of inquiry-based learning and sets the foundation for elementary-age students to learn more deeply. * Describes GID in the element

Gymtherapy : developing emotional wellbeing and resilience in children through the medium of movement

Gymtherapy : developing emotional wellbeing and resilience in children through the medium of movement
Pierre, Rebekah, author.
This highly practical resource introduces the concept of 'Gymtherapy'; a pioneering approach to working with children that uses movement as a means of promoting emotional wellbeing. Gymtherapy brings together the physical and

Hegel's realm of shadows : logic as metaphysics in the Science of logic

Hegel's realm of shadows : logic as metaphysics in the Science of logic
Pippin, Robert B., 1948- author.
Hegel frequently claimed that the heart of his entire system was a book widely regarded as among the most difficult in the history of philosophy, The Science of Logic. This is the book that presents his metaphysics, an enterp

Instructional leadership in the content areas : case studies for leading curriculum and instruction

Instructional leadership in the content areas : case studies for leading curriculum and instruction

Co-published with University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), this textbook prepares aspiring educational leaders for the important and challenging task of supporting instruction in their schools. Instructional

Interrogating belonging for young people in schools

Interrogating belonging for young people in schools

In an era when many young people feel marginalized and excluded, this is the first comprehensive, critical account to shed new light on the trouble of ‘belonging’ and how young people in schools understand, enact and expe

It keeps me seeking : the invitation from science, philosophy, and religion

It keeps me seeking : the invitation from science, philosophy, and religion
Briggs, Andrew, author.
Here is a fresh look at how science contributes to the bigger picture of human flourishing, through a collage of science and philosophy, richly illustrated by the authors' own experience and personal reflection. They survey t

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It's more than "just being in" : creating authentic inclusion for students with complex support needs
Jorgensen, Cheryl M., author.
Inclusion has been mandated for 30 years, yet many students with developmental and intellectual disabilities are still educated in separate classrooms or isolated settings for the majority of their school day. Some educators

Key words : reclaiming children's precious vocabulary

Key words : reclaiming children's precious vocabulary
Gann, Cory, 1948- author.
This book is dedicated to the authentic literacy of children, 4 to 6 years old. The theory and history of key word/ key vocabulary approach is explained in depth, and its synchrony with social justice, anti-bias teaching is e

Lab class : professional learning through collaborative inquiry and student observation

Lab class : professional learning through collaborative inquiry and student observation
Cranston, Lisa, author.
School-based, collaborative teacher learning that drives student achievement Meaningful growth comes when teachers get to roll up their sleeves and study what’s really going on in classrooms. The Lab Class model helps teach

Lift us up, don't push us out! : voices from the front lines of the educational justice movement

Lift us up, don't push us out! : voices from the front lines of the educational justice movement

"This book features the stories and voices of parents, young people, community organizers and educators describing how they are fighting systemic racism in schools by building a new educational justice movement committed to c

Linear algebra and its applications

Linear algebra and its applications
Lay, David C., author.
NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for

Nine professional conversations to change our schools : a dashboard of options

Nine professional conversations to change our schools : a dashboard of options
Sommers, William A., author.
Improve collective efficacy in schools through meaningful professional conversations In a landscape where technology can undermine personal connections, even the most talented educator can feel like they’re practicing their

Pacific reef and shore : a photo guide to Northwest marine life

Pacific reef and shore : a photo guide to Northwest marine life
Harbo, Rick M., author.
Still compact and the perfect size for travelling, Pacific Reef & Shore has been updated with new species, up-to-date scientific information and many brilliant photographs of the more than 300 common plants and animals found

Peer coaching at work : principles and practices

Peer coaching at work : principles and practices
Parker, Polly, author.
Peer coaching, a mentoring process for individuals of equal status, is a highly effective, but underused professional development tool. This book provides the first rigorously researched and road tested three-part model for f

Phenomenology : the basics

Phenomenology : the basics
Zahavi, Dan, author.
Phenomenology: The Basics is a concise and engaging introduction to one of the dominant philosophical movements of the 20th century. This lively and lucid book provides an introduction to the essential phenomenological concep

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