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Wild Things!: Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature
Wild Things!: Acts of Mischief in Children's Literature
by Betsy Bird
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Secret lives, scandalous turns, and some very funny surprises — these essays by leading kids lit bloggers take us behind the scenes of many much-loved childrens books. Did Laura Ingalls cross paths with a band of mass murderers? Why was a Garth... (read more)

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Why Teach?: In Defense of a Real Education
Why Teach?: In Defense of a Real Education
by Mark Edmundson
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Mark Edmundsons essays reclaim college not as the province of high-priced tuition, career training, and interactive online courses, but as the place where serious people go to broaden their minds and learn to live the rest of their lives.A renowned... (read more)

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Education in Indigenous, Nomadic and Travelling Communities (Education as a Humanitarian Response)
Education in Indigenous, Nomadic and Travelling Communities (Education as a Humanitarian Response)
by Rosarii Griffin
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Education in Indigenous, Nomadic and Travelling Communities provides a thorough examination of up-to-date case studies of educational provision to travelling communities and indigenous people in their homeland or in host countries. Education is usually... (read more)

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Things Every Designer Needs to Know about People: Learn by Video (Learn by Video)
Things Every Designer Needs to Know about People: Learn by Video (Learn by Video)
by Susan Weinschenk
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If you want to design intuitive and engaging web sites, apps, print materials or products, then you need to know the psychology that underlies people's behavior. 100 Things Every Designer Needs to Know About People explores both the foundational and... (read more)

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Getting Schooled: The Reeducation of an American Teacher
Getting Schooled: The Reeducation of an American Teacher
by Garret Keizer
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In this powerful, eloquent story of his return to the classroom, a former teacher offers a rousing defense of his beleaguered vocation Perhaps no profession is so constantly discussed, regulated, and maligned by non-practitioners as teaching. The... (read more)

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Blackboard: A Personal History of the Classroom
Blackboard: A Personal History of the Classroom
by Lewis Buzbee
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A captivating meditation on education from the author of The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop In Blackboard, Lewis Buzbee looks back over a lifetime of experiences in schools and classrooms, from kindergarten to college and beyond. He offers fascinating histories... (read more)

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World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements
World Peace and Other 4th-Grade Achievements
by John Hunter
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Can playing a game lead to world peace? If its John Hunters World Peace Game, it just might. In Hunters classroom, students take on the roles of presidents, tribal leaders, diplomats, and military commanders. Through battles and negotiations, standoffs... (read more)

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Speaking of Fourth Grade: What Listening to Kids Tells Us about School in America
Speaking of Fourth Grade: What Listening to Kids Tells Us about School in America
by Inda Schaenen
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Fourth grade is ground zero in the fierce debates about education reform in America. Its when kids (well, some of them) make the shift from “learning to read” to “reading to learn,” and tomes have been written about the fourth-grade... (read more)

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Literacy and the Common Core: Recipes for Action
Literacy and the Common Core: Recipes for Action
by Sarah Tantillo
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In this book educators will find clear guidance on how to design units, lessons, and objectives to meet the Common Core National Standards; it offers practical strategies that teachers can use immediately to target key Standards; and it explains how to... (read more)

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Crash Course: The Life Lessons My Students Taught Me
Crash Course: The Life Lessons My Students Taught Me
by Kim Bearden
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The inspiring true story of a teacher’s experiences with her students and the life lessons she learned that can help others find joy and success. Crash Course chronicles the life lessons that Kim Bearden has learned during an award-winning career... (read more)

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The Invisible Classroom: Relationships, Neuroscience & Mindfulness in School (Norton Series on the Social Neuroscience of Education)
The Invisible Classroom: Relationships, Neuroscience & Mindfulness in School (Norton Series on the Social Neuroscience of Education)
by Kirke Olson
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Education usually focuses on the mind, but the brain and relationships are just as important. Marrying themes of interpersonal neurobiology with effective classroom teaching practice, this book shows teachers how all classroom interactions have an “... (read more)

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Haunted Colleges and Universities: Creepy Campuses, Scary Scholars, and Deadly Dorms (Haunted)
Haunted Colleges and Universities: Creepy Campuses, Scary Scholars, and Deadly Dorms (Haunted)
by Tom Ogden
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Among our country's treasures are its colleges and universities, meccas of culture and higher learning--and paranormal activity.  Haunted Colleges and Universities, a collection of stories of ghosts, mysteries, and paranormal happenings at... (read more)

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The Schooled Society: The Educational Transformation of Global Culture
The Schooled Society: The Educational Transformation of Global Culture
by David P. Baker
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Only 150 years ago, the majority of the world's population was largely illiterate. Today, not only do most people over fifteen have basic reading and writing skills, but 20 percent of the population attends some form of higher education. What are the... (read more)

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Developing Word Recognition (Essential Library of Prek-2 Literacy)
Developing Word Recognition (Essential Library of Prek-2 Literacy)
by Latisha Hayes
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A complete road map for word knowledge instruction in PreK-2, this book focuses on developing the word recognition and phonics skills identified in the Common Core standards for Foundational Skills. It offers clear-cut instructions for assessing students'... (read more)

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Teaching Word Recognition, Second Edition: Effective Strategies for Students with Learning Difficulties (What Works for Special-Needs Learners)
Teaching Word Recognition, Second Edition: Effective Strategies for Students with Learning Difficulties (What Works for Special-Needs Learners)
by Rollanda E. O'connor
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This highly regarded teacher resource synthesizes the research base on word recognition and translates it into step-by-step instructional strategies, with special attention to students who are struggling. Chapters follow the stages through which students... (read more)

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The Homeschooling Handbook: How to Make Homeschooling Simple, Affordable, Fun, and Effective
The Homeschooling Handbook: How to Make Homeschooling Simple, Affordable, Fun, and Effective
by Lorilee Lippincott
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The mere thought of homeschooling can be overwhelming. What curriculum do I choose? What if we cant afford all the books? How do I schedule our time? Will my children become socially awkward recluses? What if I screw up my kids education?! Lorilee... (read more)

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Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education
Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education
by Jen Gilbert
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From concerns over the bullying of LGBTQ youth and battles over sex education to the regulation of sexual activity and the affirmation of queer youth identity, sexuality saturates the school day. Rather than understand these conflicts as an interruption... (read more)

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Teaching Word Recognition, Second Edition: Effective Strategies for Students with Learning Difficulties (What Works for Special-Needs Learners)
Teaching Word Recognition, Second Edition: Effective Strategies for Students with Learning Difficulties (What Works for Special-Needs Learners)
by Rollanda E. O'connor
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This highly regarded teacher resource synthesizes the research base on word recognition and translates it into step-by-step instructional strategies, with special attention to students who are struggling. Chapters follow the stages through which students... (read more)

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Teaching by Numbers: Deconstructing the Discourse of Standards and Accountability in Education
Teaching by Numbers: Deconstructing the Discourse of Standards and Accountability in Education
by Peter M. Taubman
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Over the last decade the transformation in the field of education that is occurring under the twin banners of "standards" and "accountability" has materially affected every aspect of schooling, teaching, and teacher education in the United States... (read more)

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Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age -- From Picture Books to eBooks and Everything in Between
Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age -- From Picture Books to eBooks and Everything in Between
by Jason Boog
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A program for parents and professionals on how to raise kids who love to read, featuring interviews with childhood development experts, advice from librarians, tips from authors and children’s book publishers, and reading recommendations for kids... (read more)

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