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Pedagogy of the Oppressed (70 Edition)
Pedagogy of the Oppressed (70 Edition)
by Paulo Freire
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First published in Portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970. The methodology of the late Paulo Freire has helped to empower countless impoverished and illiterate people throughout the world. Freire's... (read more)

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Teaching To Transgress Education As the Practice of Freedom
Teaching To Transgress Education As the Practice of Freedom
by bell hooks
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After reading Teaching to Transgress I am once again struck by bell hooks's never-ending, unquiet intellectual energy, an energy that makes her radical and loving. -- Paulo Freire In Teaching to Transgress, bell hooks--writer, teacher, and insurgent... (read more)

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Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges Are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them
Lost at School: Why Our Kids with Behavioral Challenges Are Falling Through the Cracks and How We Can Help Them
by Ross W. Greene, Ph.d.
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From the renowned authority on education and parenting, “an in-depth approach to aid parents and teachers to work together with behaviorally challenging students” (Publishers Weekly)—now revised and updated. School discipline is broken.... (read more)

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Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America
Whatever It Takes: Geoffrey Canada's Quest to Change Harlem and America
by Paul Tough
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In John Hunters classroom, students fearlessly tackle global problems and discover surprising solutions by playing his groundbreaking World Peace Game. These kids—from high school all the way down to fourth grade, in schools both well funded... (read more)

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Teaching with Love and Logic: Taking Control of the Classroom
Teaching with Love and Logic: Taking Control of the Classroom
by Jim Fay
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Teachers often find themselves facing a variety of classroom situations never covered in initial training. This valuable resource helps teachers increase skills, enhance professional development and maximize classroom learning time. .Discover why Love... (read more)

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Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement
Pathways to the Common Core: Accelerating Achievement
by Christopher Lehman
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"As challenging as it must have been to write and finesse the adoption of the Common Core State Standards, that accomplishment is nothing compared to the work of teaching in ways that bring all students to these ambitious expectations. The goal is clear.... (read more)

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The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life
The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life
by Parker J Palmer
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"This is the best education book I've read in a long time. Palmer provides a powerful argument for the need to move from our over-reliance on technique toward a learning environment that both honors and truly develops the deepest human capacities in... (read more)

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Revel for Cognition -- Access Card
Revel for Cognition -- Access Card
by Gabriel A. Radvansky
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REVEL™ for Cognition provides a balance between classic research and current topics in the fascinating field of human memory and cognition. Using a first-person narrative, REVEL for Cognition poses direct questions to readers, drawing them in and... (read more)

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The Cafe Book: Engaging All Students in Daily Literary Assessment and Instruction
The Cafe Book: Engaging All Students in Daily Literary Assessment and Instruction
by Gail Boushey
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Elementary teachers and education consultants Boushey and Moser outline a research-based method for integrating assessment into daily reading and classroom discussion called the CAFE system, which aims for the goals of Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency,... (read more)

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This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life
This Is Water: Some Thoughts, Delivered on a Significant Occasion, about Living a Compassionate Life
by David Foster Wallace
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"None of the cloudlessly sane and true things he had to say about life in 2005 are any less sane or true today...[This is Water] reminds us of [Wallace's] strength and goodness and decency--the parts of him the terrible master [the mind] could never... (read more)

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Perspectives on Learning (Thinking about Education)
Perspectives on Learning (Thinking about Education)
by Dc Phillips
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Protein Transcription is a key element of cellular and organ regulation. This volume covers structure and function of all major elements associated with transcription. *Mechanism of RNA polymerase I Transcription *Structure and function of RNA Polymerase... (read more)

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Bridging Cultures Between Home and School : a Guide for Teachers (01 Edition)
Bridging Cultures Between Home and School : a Guide for Teachers (01 Edition)
by Elise Trumbull
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In this guide to teacher inservice/preservice education for responding to increasing student diversity, California educators present a framework for bridging school and parent values (e.g., individualism vs. collectivism), and developing teachers as... (read more)

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What the Best College Teachers Do (04 Edition)
What the Best College Teachers Do (04 Edition)
by Ken Bain
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2004 Virginia and Warren Stone Prize, Harvard University... (read more)

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Qualitative Research from Start to Finish, Second Edition
Qualitative Research from Start to Finish, Second Edition
by Robert K. Yin
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This book will help readers understand the practice of qualitative research--whether they want to do it, teach it, or just learn about it. All the major research phases are encompassed (startup, design, data collection, analysis, and composing... (read more)

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Literacy with an Attitude, Second Edition: Educating Workingclass Children in Their Own Selfinterest
Literacy with an Attitude, Second Edition: Educating Workingclass Children in Their Own Selfinterest
by Patrick J Finn
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This tenth anniversary edition updates and expands this important contribution to the ongoing debate about literacy education. Finn (emeritus, education, U. of Buffalo, State University of New York) now maintains that everyone has the right to... (read more)

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The Action Research Guidebook: A Four-Stage Process for Educators and School Teams
The Action Research Guidebook: A Four-Stage Process for Educators and School Teams
by Corwin
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Best-selling author Richard Sagor s updated edition provides steps for effectively implementing research and data. The book is organized around Sagor s four-stage process and includes hands-on tools.... (read more)

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"Multiplication Is for White People": Raising Expectations for Other People's Children
"Multiplication Is for White People": Raising Expectations for Other People's Children
by Lisa Delpit
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Lisa Delpits Other Peoples Children—which has sold more than a quarter-million copies to date—is a paradigm-shifting, highly acclaimed exploration of the cultural slippage between white teachers and students of color. In her long-awaited and... (read more)

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Understanding Youth Adolescent Developme
Understanding Youth Adolescent Developme
by Michael J Nakkula
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Research and theory in the field of adolescent development have tremendous potential to inform the work of high school teachers, counselors, and administrators. Understanding Youth bridges the gap between adolescent development theory and practice... (read more)

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Negotiating Spaces for Literacy Learning: Multimodality and Governmentality
Negotiating Spaces for Literacy Learning: Multimodality and Governmentality
by Mary (edt) Hamilton
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This volume addresses two strong currents that are sweeping through the contemporary educational field. The first is the opening up of possibilities for multimodal communication as a result of developments in digital technologies and the sensitivity to... (read more)

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On Course (7TH 14 Edition)
On Course (7TH 14 Edition)
by Downing
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ON COURSE: STRATEGIES FOR CREATING SUCCESS IN COLLEGE AND IN LIFE empowers students with the tools they need to take charge of their academic and lifelong success. Through distinctive guided journal entries, Skip Downing encourages students to explore... (read more)

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