413 books (21 pages) in this category

"Proof," Policy, and Practice

Understanding the Role of Evidence in Improving Education

by Paul E. Lingenfelter

How can we “fix” our schools? Improve graduation rates in college? What works?<br /><br />These are questions that make the headlines and vex policy makers, practitioners, and educational researchers. While they strive to improve society, there ...

ISBN: 9781579227531

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$34.56

$31.12
Get eBook

#EdJourney

A Roadmap to the Future of Education

by Grant Lichtman

<b>Your formula for managing innovation and transforming learning</b> <p><i>#EdJourney: A Roadmap to the Future of Education</i> is a refreshing change from the negativity so common in the world of education today. Over the course of a 3-month ...

ISBN: 9781118898871

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$25.99
Get eBook

8 Must-Ask Questions to Get the Best Education for YOUR Child - and How to Evaluate the Answers [minibook]

by Joanne McEachen

<p>Don&apos;t waste another precious day of your child&apos;s education!</p><p>We’ve got 8 cut-to-the-chase questions you can use to start a learner-focused conversation with your local school. Don’t be afraid to ask them!</p><p>If all parents ...

ISBN: 9781301022557

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$5.03
Get eBook

A Curriculum of Fear

Homeland Security in U.S. Public Schools

by Nicole Nguyen

<DIV><P>Welcome to Milton High School, where fear is a teacher’s best tool and every student is a soldier in the war on terror. A struggling public school outside the nation’s capital, Milton sat squarely at the center of two trends: growing ...

ISBN: 9781452951782

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$33.98

$27.19
Get eBook

A Democratic Constitution for Public Education

by Paul T. Hill & Ashley E. Jochim

<div>America’s education system faces a stark dilemma: it needs governmental oversight, rules and regulations, but it also needs to be adaptable enough to address student needs and the many different problems that can arise at any given ...

ISBN: 9780226200712

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$32.41

$25.95
Get eBook

A Good Investment?

Philanthropy and the Marketing of Race in an Urban Public School

by Amy Brown

<DIV><P>Select students and teachers worked the room at a fundraising event for a New York City public high school Amy Brown calls College Preparatory Academy. It was their job to convince wealthy attendants that College Prep, with its largely ...

ISBN: 9781452945507

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$36.01

$28.81
Get eBook

A Guide to Direct Instruction

by Don Steely

<p>To the consternation of popularized educational theories, Direct Instruction consistently and convincingly outperforms every theory, program, and procedure they espouse. Proponents of those theories continue to vilify and disparage Direct ...

ISBN: 9781628907834

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$6.33
Get eBook

A Language of Freedom and Teacher’s Authority

Case Comparisons from Turkey and the United States

by Peter McLaren, Barbara Torre Veltri, Joseph C. Wegwert & others

<span>A Language of Freedom and Teacher’s Authority: </span><span style="font-style:italic;"> </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Case Comparisons from Turkey and the United States</span><span> explores dimensions of authority that are ...

ISBN: 9781498524667

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$146.50

$131.88
Get eBook

A New Deal for the Humanities

Liberal Arts and the Future of Public Higher Education

by Gordon Hutner, Feisal G. Mohamed, Roger L. Geiger & others

<DIV>Many in higher education fear that the humanities are facing a crisis. But even if the rhetoric about “crisis” is overblown, humanities departments do face increasing pressure from administrators, politicians, parents, and students. In <I>A

ISBN: 9780813573250

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$40.26

$32.22
Get eBook

A New Deal for the Humanities: Liberal Arts and the Future of Public Higher Education

by Hutner, Gordon

<DIV><I>A New Deal for the Humanities </I>brings together twelve prominent scholars who shed light on the many concerns swirling around the humanities today&mdash;exploring the history of the liberal arts in America, their present state, and ...

ISBN: 9780813573267

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$36.60

$29.29
Get eBook

A School of Our Own

The Story of the First Student-Run High School and a New Vision for American Education

by Samuel Levin & Susan Engel

<div><I>A School of Our Own</I> tells the remarkable story of the Independent Project, the first student-run high school in America. Founder Samuel Levin, a high school junior who had already achieved international fame for creating Project ...

ISBN: 9781620971536

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$38.99

$31.19
Get eBook

A Search for Better University Education

Experiment at Malaspina

by Gary Bauslaugh

Many people have something to say about what is wrong with our universities, but Gary Bauslaugh spent decades trying to do something about it. In this compelling, entertaining, and highly informative memoir, Bauslaugh doesn’t just relate his own

ISBN: 9781460267585

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook
$9.89
Get eBook

A Source Book of Royal Commissions and Other Major Governmental Inquiries in Canadian Education, 1787-1978

by Cary F. Goulson

<P>This is a comprehensive primary reference to a rich and often neglected storehouse of information on Canada's educational background.</P> <P>As the boundary between full-fledged royal commissions and other official governmental inquiries is ...

ISBN: 9781487597726

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$61.87

$49.49
Get eBook

Aboriginal Student Engagement and Achievement

Educational Practices and Cultural Sustainability

by Lorenzo Cherubini

Aboriginal people want an education that reflects their cultural values and linguistic heritages, an education that will foster their children's engagement and identity and not marginalize them as learners. This book turns the spotlight on a ...

ISBN: 9780774826587

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$36.24

$32.66
Get eBook

Academic Freedom at American Universities

Constitutional Rights, Professional Norms, and Contractual Duties

by Philip Lee

<span><span>This book details the legal and historical development of institutional and professorial academic freedoms to better understand the relationship between these concepts. While some judges and scholars have focused on the divergence of

ISBN: 9781498501019

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$51.36

$46.30
Get eBook

Achieve the College Dream

You Don't Need to Be Rich to Attend a Top School

by Maria Carla Chicuen

<span><span>Students with few resources rarely apply to top colleges. Even when they have the academic and extracurricular merits to be admitted to institutions like Harvard, Yale and Princeton, these students usually opt for less selective ...

ISBN: 9781475827361

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$46.49

$37.28
Get eBook

Adaptive Education

An Inquiry-Based Institution

by Robert VanWynsberghe & Andrew Christopher Herman

<p>The obstacles that prevent the latest educational research reaching the classroom are daunting: few channels to communicate the results of educational research, fewer opportunities for teachers to participate in research themselves, and ...

ISBN: 9781442630420

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$64.82

$51.91
Get eBook

Adaptive Implementation

Navigating the School Improvement Landscape

by Ryoko Yamaguchi

<span><span>After decades spent pondering basic questions about adopting or implementing ‘best practices’ in education, educators have assembled a canon of evidence-based strategies and programs that should consistently produce good outcomes. So

ISBN: 9781475833508

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$33.52

$26.83
Get eBook

Addicted to Reform

A 12-Step Program to Rescue Public Education

by John Merrow

<div><B>The prize-winning PBS correspondent's provocative antidote to America’s misguided approaches to K-12 school reform</B><BR><p>During an illustrious four-decade career at NPR and PBS, John Merrow—winner of the George Polk Award, the ...

ISBN: 9781620972434

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$39.32

$31.45
Get eBook

After the "At-Risk" Label

Reorienting Educational Policy and Practice

by Keffrelyn D. Brown

<p>This book examines how the use of the &#8220;at-risk&#8221; category and label creates problems for students and teachers. Drawing from research across various education sites, the author illustrates how educators recognize the label’s ...

ISBN: 9780807774120

Binding: Kobo eBook

eBook

$57.55

$51.79
Get eBook