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Nonviolent Communication 2ND Edition
Nonviolent Communication 2ND Edition
by Marshall Rosenberg
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Do you hunger for skills to improve the quality of your relationships, to deepen your sense of personal empowerment or to simply communicate more effectively? Unfortunately, for centuries our culture has taught us to think and speak in ways that can... (read more)

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Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12
Do I Really Have to Teach Reading?: Content Comprehension, Grades 6-12
by Cris Tovani
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Do I really have to teach reading? This is the question many teachers of adolescents are asking, wondering how they can possibly add a new element to an already overloaded curriculum. And most are finding that the answer is yes. If they want their... (read more)

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Essential Linguistics: What You Need to Know to Teach Reading, ESL, Spelling, Phonics, and Grammar
Essential Linguistics: What You Need to Know to Teach Reading, ESL, Spelling, Phonics, and Grammar
by David E Freeman
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The resource guide provides the instructor with suggested answers and responses to the Application Activities at the end of each chapter. Linguistics is much more than a study reserved for academicians. Linguistics has real-life applications to effective... (read more)

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The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
The Smartest Kids in the World: And How They Got That Way
by Amanda Ripley
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How do other countries create “smarter” kids? What is it like to be a child in the world’s new education superpowers? The Smartest Kids in the World “gets well beneath the glossy surfaces of these foreign cultures and manages to... (read more)

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How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
by Paul Tough
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In How Children Succeed, Paul Tough argues that the qualities that matter most have more to do with character: skills like perseverance, curiosity, conscientiousness, optimism, and self-control. How Children Succeed introduces us to a new generation of... (read more)

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Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
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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A Cloak for the Dreamer (Brainy Day Books)
A Cloak for the Dreamer (Brainy Day Books)
by Aileen Friedman
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A tailor's three sons make cloaks for the Archduke. One uses only rectangles; the second, squares and triangles; but the third son makes his of circles the shape of the globe. While beautiful, it's filled with open spaces, until his brothers show him how... (read more)

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Writing Essentials: Raising Expectations and Results While Simplifying Teaching with DVD
Writing Essentials: Raising Expectations and Results While Simplifying Teaching with DVD
by Regie Routman
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What does great writing instruction look like and sound like? How do successful teachers of writing get great writers who enjoy writing? Where do they find the time for instruction, assessment, and test prep? In Writing Essentials Regie Routman... (read more)

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School Law: What Every Educator Should Know, a User-Friendly Guide (What Every Teacher Should Know About...)
School Law: What Every Educator Should Know, a User-Friendly Guide (What Every Teacher Should Know About...)
by David Fis Schimmel
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Do teachers have a right to dress as they wish? Can Social Studies Teachers be prohibited from discussing controversial issues? When can copyrighted works be copied without permission?   If you’ve ever pondered these or other questions of law,... (read more)

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Writing Workshop: The Essential Guide From the Authors of Craft Lessons
Writing Workshop: The Essential Guide From the Authors of Craft Lessons
by Ralph J Fletcher
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Is the writing workshop the only way to teach writing? No. There are a variety of approaches or programs, but none of them matches the writing workshop when it comes to growing strong writers. That's why, despite the pressures of testing, the writing... (read more)

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How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character
by Paul Tough
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“Drop the flashcards—grit, character, and curiosity matter even more than cognitive skills. A persuasive wake-up call.”—People Why do some children succeed while others fail? The story we usually tell about childhood and success... (read more)

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What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Parents and Teachers Can Help Children Learn to Love Their Least Favorite Subject
What's Math Got to Do with It?: How Parents and Teachers Can Help Children Learn to Love Their Least Favorite Subject
by Jo Boaler
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A recent assessment of mathematics performance around the world ranked the United States twenty-eighth out of forty countries in the study. When the level of spending was taken into account, we sank to the very bottom of the list. We are falling rapidly... (read more)

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The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher with CDROM
The First Days of School: How to Be an Effective Teacher with CDROM
by Harry K Wong
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Over 3 million copies have been sold of the preeminent book on classroom management and teaching for lesson achievement. The book walks a teacher, either novice or veteran, through the most effective ways to begin a school year and continue to become an... (read more)

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Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn
Now You See It: How the Brain Science of Attention Will Transform the Way We Live, Work, and Learn
by Cathy N Davidson
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"As scholarly as [it] is . . . this book about education happens to double as an optimistic, even thrilling, summer read." —The New York Times A brilliant combination of science and its real-world application, Now You See It sheds light... (read more)

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Teach Like a Champion: 49 Techniques That Put Students on the Path to College [With DVD]
Teach Like a Champion: 49 Techniques That Put Students on the Path to College [With DVD]
by Doug Lemov
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This special enhanced edition of Teach Like a Champion brings to life the 49 essential teaching techniques from Doug Lemov. In his best-selling book, Teach Like a Champion, Doug Lemov helps new and veteran teachers working with students of all ages... (read more)

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Schumacher Briefings #06: Sustainable Education: Re-Visioning Learning and Change
Schumacher Briefings #06: Sustainable Education: Re-Visioning Learning and Change
by Stephen Sterling
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Arguing that environmental education is not sufficient to reorient education towards sustainable development, Sterling gives an outline of "sustainable education": a change of educational culture that values and realizes human potential in relation to... (read more)

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How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School
How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School
by John Bransford
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"How People Learn" examines these findings and their implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn. The book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth... (read more)

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Lies My Teacher Told Me
Lies My Teacher Told Me
by James W Loewen
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Winner of the 1996 American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship Americans have lost touch with their history, and in this thought-provoking book, Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying twelve... (read more)

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Radical Equations: Bring the Lessons of the Civil Rights Movement to America's Schools
Radical Equations: Bring the Lessons of the Civil Rights Movement to America's Schools
by Robert P. Moses and Charles E. Cobb
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At a time when popular solutions to the educational plight of poor children of color are imposed from the outside — national standards, high-stakes tests, charismatic individual saviors — the acclaimed Algebra Project and its founder, Robert... (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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