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HMS Level B Manual for Workshop Leaders

by , Study Skills Group Hm R&L Education (August 23, 2000)

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The Principal as School Manager

by William L. Sharp & James K. Walter R&L Education (November 03, 2012)

The Principal as School Manager offers advice on expectations and survival techniques to ensure the principal's longevity in the district. Like the previous editions, this book is an essential guide to practice...

Everything but Teaching

by Stephen J. Valentine Skyhorse (September 16, 2014)

Learn the 7 Imperatives for managing the other" work of a teacher!

Every teacher knows that what happens before and after class is as important as what happens during class. This accessible resource gives all...

The Homeschooling Handbook

by Lorilee Lippincott Skyhorse (July 29, 2014)

The mere thought of homeschooling can be overwhelming. What curriculum do I choose? What if we can't afford all the books? How do I schedule our time? Will my children become socially awkward recluses? What...

Action Research: An Educational Leader's Guide to School Improvement

by Dr. Jeffrey Glanz Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 04, 2014)

This interactive edition of the widely popular resource features separate chapters introducing quantitative and qualitative research approaches and data analyses. A new chapter outlines how to initiate an action...

The School Principals' Guide to Successful Daily Practices

by Barbara L. Brock & Marilyn L. Grady Skyhorse (April 01, 2014)

While many books outline the attributes of successful school leaders, few describe how those traits manifest in daily practice. The Daily Practices of Successful Principals goes beyond the outward picture of...

Words Matter: Teacher Language and Student Learning

by D Mandel D Glazer Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 05, 2013)

Words Matter: Teacher Language and Student Learning is a tool for teachers. It encourages readers to reflect on their actions and reactions during everyday classroom activities and evaluate how their oral language...

Crazy English

by Richard Lederer Pocket Books (May 11, 2010)

In what other language, asks Lederer, do people drive on a parkway and park in a driveway, and your nose can run and your feet can smell? In CRAZY ENGLISH, Lederer frolics through the logic-boggling byways of...

The CDA Prep Guide: The Complete Review Manual

by Debra Pierce Redleaf Press (March 03, 2014)

Navigating the new Child Development Associate (CDA) process doesn’t have to be difficult. This guide provides step-by-step expert advice.

Testing for Learning

by Ruth Mitchell Free Press (May 11, 2010)

Arguing that traditional, test-based evaluation has a negative effect on many students, this book describes new methods of assessing student performance.

We Must Take Charge!

by Chester E. Finn, Jr. Free Press (June 30, 2008)

According to leading education analyst Chester Finn, a paradox lies at the heart of our educational trouble. While Americans commonly acknowledge that public schools in general are a disaster, polls consistently...

The Play of Words

by Richard Lederer Pocket Books (May 11, 2010)

Do you know the connection between the expression A HARROWING EXPERIENCE and agriculture, between BY AND LARGE and sailing, between GET YOUR GOAT and horses, or between STEAL YOUR THUNDER and show business?...

Trade Secrets

by Winifred Conkling Touchstone (September 11, 1995)

Here's a fast, down and dirty guide that offers you sound advice and solid information for anything--and everything--you could possibly want to buy.

Smart shopping takes on a whole new meaning with Trade Secrets...

Grammar for Smart People

by Barry Tarshis Pocket Books (September 29, 2009)

Good grammar is essential for effective communication. Yet many of us are plagued by the same nagging question:

If I'm so smart why does grammar make me feel so dumb? Grammar For Smart People can help.


Teaching about Asian Pacific Americans: Effective Activities, Strategies, and Assignments for Classrooms and Communities

by Glenn Omatsu, Edith Wen-Chu Chen, Vijayan P. Munusamy & Christina Ayala-Alcantar et al. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 25, 2006)

Teaching about Asian Pacific Americans was created for educators and other practitioners who want to use interactive activities, assignments, and strategies in their classrooms or workshops. Experts in the field...

Teaching and Learning in the Intermediate Multiage Classroom

by Alice Leeds & David Marshak R&L Education (June 11, 2002)

Leeds and Marshak examine the benefits of multiage classrooms by exploring how such classrooms function and provide a detailed description of an individual unit designed to maximize the potential of this non-traditional...

The Presenter's Fieldbook: A Practical Guide

by Robert J. Garmston Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 02, 2013)

This guidebook is ideal for anyone who has ever had to stand up in front of a group and make a presentation — novices and experts alike! This book is a practical hands-on resource full of ideas and success-proven...

Scholarly Resources for Children and Childhood Studies: A Research Guide and Annotated Bibliography

by Vibiana Bowman Scarecrow Press (February 08, 2007)

Drawing together contributions from some of the leading scholars in the interdisciplinary field of children and childhood studies (CCS), this guided approach to literature searching in CCS provides background...

Poetry in Literature for Youth

by Angela Leeper Scarecrow Press (March 28, 2006)

Poetry in Literature for Youth offers teachers, librarians, parents, and students with an instrumental guide for incorporating all forms of poetry into the curriculum. More than 900 annotated entries provide...

The New Teacher Toolbox

by Scott M. Mandel Skyhorse (August 01, 2013)

This edition is a concise yet complete guide for novice teachers, covering all the essentials for getting off to a good start. With new tips for everything from establishing an ideal classroom environment to...

Revitalizing the Commons: Cultural and Educational Sites of Resistance and Affirmation

by C. A. Bowers Lexington Books (March 28, 2006)

This book champions the cultural and environmental commons as sites of resistance to the current trend of economic globalization, and explains the nature of educational reforms that promote ecological sustainability,...

A Methodology of the Heart: Evoking Academic and Daily Life

by Ronald J. Pelias AltaMira Press (June 03, 2004)

Education without ethics, without sentiments, without heart, is simply soulless, factual academics and nothing more. In his array of authentic essays, Ronald J. Pelias poetically evokes the spiritual aspects...

The French Educator Celestin Freinet (1896-1966): An Inquiry into How His Ideas Shaped Education

by Victor Acker Lexington Books (February 16, 2007)

This book demonstrates how Celestin Freinet influenced education. He was a pioneer in incorporating technology into the classroom.

Capitalists and Conquerors: A Critical Pedagogy against Empire

by Peter McLaren Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 07, 2005)

This book offers a scathing critique of the Bush Jr. administration and its drive for world domination, while also challenging conservative and liberal positions on global capitalism, the war in Iraq, the concept...

College Deans: Leading from Within

by Walter H. Gmelch & Mimi Wolverton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 30, 2002)

Based on the National Deans Survey, which included 800 deans from all U.S. 4-year academic institutions, this book describes the deanship in general and gives profiles of deans: who they are and where they work....

Money: Getting It, Using It, and Avoiding the Traps

by Robin F. Brancato Scarecrow Press (May 03, 2007)

Money: The Ultimate Teen Guide is a concise, practical, readable overview of the money matters that most concern young adults, such as getting it (allowance, gifts, jobs); using it (saving, investing, giving,...

Leadership through Collaboration: The Role of the Chief Academic Officer

by Ann S. Ferren & Wilbur W. Stanton Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 28, 2004)

This book is organized around 11 topics, including the skills and personal qualities needed to provide effective academic leadership; strengthening the infrastructure for academic affairs through strategic planning,...

School Law for Public, Private, and Parochial Educators

by Leo H. Bradley R&L Education (August 29, 2005)

Here is a book to serve educators from all types of schools in either pre-service or professional development that is designed as a text for master's and licensure (post-master's) level. It covers all the relevant...

Beyond Babar: The European Tradition in Children's Literature

by Sandra L. Beckett & Maria Nikolajeva Scarecrow Press (August 19, 2006)

Beyond Babar: The European Tradition in Children's Literature examines in depth eleven of the most celebrated European children's novels in substantial, critical essays written by well-known international scholars....

Theories of Childhood, Second Edition: An Introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget & Vygotsky

by Carol Garhart Mooney Redleaf Press (February 22, 2013)

The classic guide for early childhood classrooms and professionals, now revised and updated.

Dinosaurs: From A to Z

by Blago Kirof (March 28, 2013)

This picture book is a great teaching tool for vocabulary building. A set of wonderful pictures show exactly what a dinosaurs looks like. It is like a dictionary of dinosaurs for toddlers. The pictures are clear,...

The Phenomenon of Information: A Conceptual Approach to Information Flow

by Mario Pérez-Montoro & Dick Edelstein Scarecrow Press (June 11, 2007)

This study examines critically major theories of information and offers an original treatment of information flows that attempts to remedy weaknesses in earlier treatments and may serve as a basis on which a...

Library Board Strategic Guide: Going to the Next Level

by Ellen G. Miller & Patricia H. Fisher Scarecrow Press (March 26, 2007)

This guide helps busy trustees and directors analyze and handle five strategic issues-risk management, local values and First Amendment rights, leadership that achieves the library's vision, getting and growing...

Four British Fantasists: Place and Culture in the Children's Fantasies of Penelope Lively, Alan Garner, Diana Wynne Jones, and Susan Cooper

by Charles Butler Scarecrow Press (April 25, 2006)

Four British Fantasists explores the work of four of the most successful and influential of the generation of fantasy writes who rose to prominence in the "second Golden Age" of children's literature in Britain:...

The Study of the American Superintendency, 2000: A Look at the Superintendent of Education in the New Millennium

by Thomas E. Glass, Lars Bjork & Cryss C. Brunner R&L Education (June 20, 2001)

This book is a must-have for school leaders, aspiring school leaders, and those charged with preparing and supporting school leaders. It includes a wide range of information about and from superintendents, including...

Activating the Primary Social Studies Classroom: A Standards-Based Sourcebook for K-4

by Leslie Marlow & Duane Inman R&L Education (April 21, 2005)

Here is a resource for teachers and prospective teachers who want to engage their students in hands-on learning opportunities that are aligned with the NCSS standards. Includes: assessment rubrics, student and...

Student Leadership Training: A Workbook to Reinforce Effective Communication Skills

by Diane Taub R&L Education (November 06, 2002)

Students need the support and assistance of highly skilled and caring professionals to help them acquire the skills and attitudes necessary to be effective leaders and role models. This workbook will provide...

Straight Talk for Principals

by Raymond Lemley R&L Education (January 01, 2004)

This guide addresses the ground level, more mundane issues that confound principals daily and offers simple yet provocative answers to the befuddling things that require the principal's attention and demand...

Build It Once: A Basic Primer for the Creation of Online Exhibitions

by Sarah Goodwin Thiel Scarecrow Press (March 09, 2007)

Build It Once is designed for the staff member faced with the challenge of creating high-quality online exhibitions with limited exhibit experience, technical support and resources. It is a book of practices...

Something to Talk About: Creative Booktalking for Adults

by Ann-Marie Cyr & Kellie M. Gillespie Scarecrow Press (August 02, 2006)

This is the first book to focus solely on booktalking to adults. Here is an instruction manual and a material sourcebook in one; providing the reader with both step-by-step instructions on how to write a booktalk...

Structuring Learning Environments in Teacher Education to Elicit Dispositions as Habits of Mind: Strategies and Approaches Used and Lessons Learned

by Erskine S. Dottin, Lynne D. Miller & George E. O'Brien UPA (February 14, 2013)

This book focuses on faculty members in a learning community in the College of Education at Florida International University. It discusses their pedagogical efforts to structure learning environments consistent...

Strategic Planning for School Library Media Centers

by Mary Frances Zilonis, Carolyn Markuson & Mary Beth Fincke Scarecrow Press (October 23, 2002)

A strategic plan is a useful tool for communicating the purpose of the library media center (LMC) to the administrators, teachers, and parents of the school community.

Action! In the Classroom: A Guide to Student Produced Digital Video in K-12 Education

by Daniel R. Greenwood R&L Education (March 12, 2003)

Covering all aspects of video production, this book and companion web site is the perfect resource and guide for those teachers interested in utilizing digital video production in their classroom.

Written for Children: An Outline of English-Language Children's Literature

by John Rowe Townsend Scarecrow Press (May 01, 1996)

An authoritative history and analysis of the best British and American children's literature through 1994, with a new 2003 postscript on J.K.Rowling and Philip Pullman.

Rubric Assessment Goes to College: Objective, Comprehensive Evaluation of Student Work

by Mary J. Goggins Selke R&L Education (January 09, 2013)

Do you want to expand working knowledge of how to construct, revise, and implement rubrics with specific how-to’s and plenty of examples? Rubric Assessment Goes to College provides effective college-level...

Law School: A Few Short and Plain Statements

by Erin Cdn Albert (January 08, 2013)

Do you want to go to law school? Better read this book first. With the crush of the economic downturn and tight job market, law school might be the right choice for you...or not.

After having a first profession,...

Organ Transplants: A Survival Guide for the Entire Family

by Tina P. Schwartz Scarecrow Press (April 20, 2005)

Talks to teens and offers practical advice and suggestions for coping with and surviving the situation of when a family member has an organ transplant, or when they are personally facing an organ transplant....

Not Your Mother's Vampire: Vampires in Young Adult Fiction

by Deborah Wilson Overstreet Scarecrow Press (August 15, 2006)

Not Your Mother's Vampire analyzes twenty current young adult vampire novels and also addresses Buffy the Vampire Slayer-all vampire representations aimed at younger audiences. The book's structure includes...

Libraries and Librarianship: Sixty Years of Challenge and Change, 1945 - 2005

by George Bobinski Scarecrow Press (March 15, 2007)

George Bobinski's career as a library professional spans 60 epochal years, from 1945 to the present. In this book, he summarizes the major trends and events that have transformed the library world and the profession...

J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan In and Out of Time: A Children's Classic at 100

by Anita C. Tarr, Donna R. White, David Rudd & Irene Hsaio et al. Scarecrow Press (April 27, 2006)

Celebrating 100 years of Peter Pan, this fourth volume in the Centennial Studies series explores the cultural contents of Barrie's creation and the continuing impact of Peter Pan on children's literature and...