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Experience and Education
Experience and Education
by John Dewey
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Experience and Education is the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey, the man acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century. Written more than two decades after Democracy and Education (Dewey'... (read more)

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Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching
Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching
by Charlotte Danielson
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The framework for teaching is a research-based set of components of instruction that are grounded in a constructivist view of learning and teaching. The framework may be used for many purposes, but its full value is realized as the foundation for... (read more)

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Teaching With Love and Logic : Taking Control of the Classroom (95 Edition)
Teaching With Love and Logic : Taking Control of the Classroom (95 Edition)
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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Pedagogy of the Oppressed ((Rev)00 Edition)
Pedagogy of the Oppressed ((Rev)00 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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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 book is for teachers who have good days and bad --and whose bad days bring the suffering that comes only fromsomething one loves. It is for teachers who refuse to hardentheir hearts, because they love learners, learning, and theteaching life... (read more)

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Backwards and Forwards : a Technical Manual for Reading Plays (83 Edition)
Backwards and Forwards : a Technical Manual for Reading Plays (83 Edition)
by David Ball
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This guide to playreading for students and practitioners of both theater and literature complements, rather then contradicts or repeats, traditional methods of literary analysis of scripts. Ball developed his method during his work as Literary Director... (read more)

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Educational Research: Fundamentals for the Consumer
Educational Research: Fundamentals for the Consumer
by James H Mcmillan
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Educational Research: Fundamentals for the Consumer, Sixth Edition James H. McMillan   “Our faculty reviewed all the available texts in the field and felt Educational Research best fit our needs. We teach this course to a wide... (read more)

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Understanding By Design - Expanded (2ND 06 Edition)
Understanding By Design - Expanded (2ND 06 Edition)
by Grant Wiggins
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The highly anticipated second edition of Understanding by Design poses the core, essential questions of understanding and design, and provides readers with practical solutions for the teacher-designer.  The book opens by analyzing the logic of... (read more)

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Overcoming Dyslexia : New and Complete Science-based Program for Reading Problems At Any Level (03 Edition)
Overcoming Dyslexia : New and Complete Science-based Program for Reading Problems At Any Level (03 Edition)
by Sally Shaywitz
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FOR EVERYONE WHO STRUGGLES TO READ! Clear, practical, science-based information and advice for successful results One in five American children has trouble reading. But they are not stupid or lazy. In Overcoming Dyslexia, Dr. Sally Shaywitz, codirector... (read more)

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Music As Way of Knowing (95 Edition)
Music As Way of Knowing (95 Edition)
by Nick Page
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Nick Page loves to make and share music with his students, and it's likely that you will too by the time you've finished his passionate, thought-provoking book. You will also have developed a new understanding of and appreciation for the role music can... (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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What would it take? That was the question that Geoffrey Canada found himself asking. What would it take to change the lives of poor children—not one by one, through heroic interventions and occasional miracles, but in big numbers, and in a way that... (read more)

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Classroom Instruction That Works (2ND 12 Edition)
Classroom Instruction That Works (2ND 12 Edition)
by Dean
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First published in 2001, Classroom Instruction That Works revolutionized teaching by linking classroom strategies to evidence of increased student learning. Now this landmark guide has been reenergized and reorganized for today's classroom with new... (read more)

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Inner World Immigrant Child
Inner World Immigrant Child
by Cristina Igoa
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This powerful book tells the story of one teacher's odyssey to understand the inner world of immigrant children, and to create a learning environment that is responsive to these students' feelings and their needs. Featuring the voices and artwork of many... (read more)

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Summerhill School: A New View of Childhood
Summerhill School: A New View of Childhood
by Alexander Sut Neill
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Originally published in 1960, Summerhill became an instant bestseller and a classic volume of education for an entire generation. Now, this thoroughly expanded and revised version of the original Summerhill reinstates the revolutionary "free school... (read more)

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Other People's Children : Cultural Conflict in the Classroom ((Rev)06 Edition)
Other People's Children : Cultural Conflict in the Classroom ((Rev)06 Edition)
by Lisa Delpit
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Winner of an American Educational Studies Association Critics Choice Award and Choice Magazines Outstanding Academic Book Award, and voted one of Teacher Magazines “great books,” Other Peoples Children has sold over 150,000 copies since its... (read more)

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Writing To Communicate : Paragraphs and Essays (3RD 08 Edition)
Writing To Communicate : Paragraphs and Essays (3RD 08 Edition)
by Cynthia A. Boardman
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With a combined process and product approach, Writing to Communicate puts students on a fast track to clear and effective academic writing.   Writing to Communicate 2 guides students from writing simple paragraphs to composing well-organized essays... (read more)

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Understanding Waldorf Education : Teaching From the Inside Out (02 Edition)
Understanding Waldorf Education : Teaching From the Inside Out (02 Edition)
by Jack Petrash
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Written by a teacher with more than 25 years of experience, this book offers a jargon-free view of Waldorf education and its philosophy of the importance of a three-dimensional education. Through learning experiences that involve all of the senses... (read more)

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Teaching With Brain in Mind (2ND 05 Edition)
Teaching With Brain in Mind (2ND 05 Edition)
by Eric Jensen
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Trainer and educator Jensen applies current research on how the brain works to the classroom, primarily to help teachers and other educators make decisions about both approach and content based on what the brain needs for its owner to learn. He starts... (read more)

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Girl with the Brown Crayon P
Girl with the Brown Crayon P
by Vivian Gussin Paley
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Selected as One of the Best Parenting Books of 1997 by Child... (read more)

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Reading Reminders
Reading Reminders
by Jim Burke
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Do you have a minute? That's how quickly this book will help you improve your students' reading skills. Designed to be read on the run and make every minute count in your classroom, Reading Reminders features Jim Burke's one hundred best techniques for... (read more)

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