“. . . will shake up the educational establishment and change the way classrooms are managed and how students are taught.”
Educational reform is high on the agenda of the Obama administration for good reasons.
“School Bullying gives the legal profession the 411 on a hot topic . . .”
“. . . a wealth of information . . . an excellent explanation of what is currently meant by affirmative action . . .”
“. . . exploring the ways identity studies have debased modern education.”
“. . . a devotional on the subject of writing. A paean.”
“. . . an ambitious synthesis of factors contributing to a problem affecting all of us.”
“Mr. Plotnik challenges his readers to set themselves apart. . . . genuinely funny.”
Like many social scientists probing the phenomenon of two decades of school shooting rampages, Jessie Klein, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminal Justice at Adelphi University, examined ea
“Mr. Mali claims, ‘by the time a student reaches sixth grade, the extent to which he or she could progress intellectually has been almost entirely determined nearly ten years earlier.
“Parents fighting to keep band, orchestra, drama, and dance programs alive in their children’s schools need to read The Muses Go to School: Conversations About the Necessity of Arts in
David Feith, an assistant editorial features editor at the Wall Street Journal and twice recipient of the Robert L.
“If you are a teacher, a parent, or a taxpayer, Push Has Come to Shove is a must read!”
“Ms. Sommer’s reference book is both time and student tested. It is also intended to both assist and amuse. These factors make the work unique . . .”
In Harnessing America’s Wasted Talent: A New Ecology of Learning, Peter Smith advances the provocative proposition that the real problem is not enough jobs, but insufficient skilled worker
The United States of America’s higher education system was once a shining example of the country’s global leadership.
America’s Public Schools by William J. Reese is a comprehensive survey of the debate of the purpose of pubic schools since their inception nearly 180 years ago.
Failing Grade: Oregon’s Higher Education System Goes Begging is a collection of articles by The Oregonian’s chief political columnist David Sarasohn, which appeared in print durin
One Size Does Not Fit All: Diversity in the Classroom is a collection of essays written by 23 education professionals ranging from teachers (including a National Teacher of the Year finali
Jossey-Bass has produced a wide variety of fine educational publications, and Teach Like a Champion is another quality resource for educators.
This large format book is no coffee table artifact. A lively text by the Los Angeles Public Library’s map archivist, Glen Creason, along with an introduction by fellow native D. J.
Ladybug Girl at the Beach is a delightful story about conquering fear of the unknown.
Do you believe that every child has the potential to be a strong reader? Author and Texas sixth-grade teacher, Donalyn Miller, does.
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