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The Fantastic Elastic Brain:

by Betsy Schooley

<p>In 2004, after thirty-four years of teaching, Betsy Schooley retired from the classroom—but her own education didn’t end there. In the years that followed, she became fascinated with the study of brain plasticity—a pursuit partly inspired by ...

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The Hardest Questions Aren't on the Test

Lessons from an Innovative Urban School

by Linda Nathan

<p>The Boston Arts Academy comprises an ethnically and socioeconomically diverse student body, yet 94 percent of its graduates are accepted to college. Compare this with the average urban district rate of 50 percent. How do they do it? This ...

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The Learning Curve

Creating a Cultural Framework to Dismantle the School-to-Prison Pipeline

by Erica Baker

<p>Why do you want to teach those kids? How can I connect with students that do not want to learn? Why challenge this group if they will never understand the content? These are three common questions asked of and by educators of culturally and ...

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The Most Important Work

Stories of Sovereignty in the Struggle for Literacy

by Kyle D. Shanton

<p>This book is a collection of essays that reflect the desire and determination guiding many practitioners and researchers as they work together in more meaningful and relevant ways for literacy. The essays are organized as three series of ...

ISBN: 9780761866039

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The Power of a Plant

A Teacher's Odyssey to Grow Healthy Minds and Schools

by Stephen Ritz & Suzie Boss

<p><strong>In <em>The Power of a Plant,</em> globally acclaimed teacher and self-proclaimed CEO (Chief Eternal Optimist) Stephen Ritz shows you how, in one of the nation’s poorest communities, his students thrive in school and in life by ...

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The Revolution

It's Time to Empower Change in Our Schools

by Derek McCoy & Darren Ellwein

<p>No revolution is easy, but with our learners’ futures at risk, the stakes in education have never been higher. In The Revolution, Darren Ellwein and Derek McCoy lead the charge for change by identifying ways that passionate, forward-thinking ...

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There Are No Shortcuts

by Rafe Esquith

<p>Year after year, Rafe Esquith’s fifth-grade students excel. They read passionately, far above their grade level; tackle algebra; and stage Shakespeare so professionally that they often wow the great Shakespearen actor himself, Sir Ian ...

ISBN: 9780307491800

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Thinking with the Dancing Brain

Embodying Neuroscience

by Sandra C. Minton & Rima Faber

<p>As seasoned dancers and dance educators, Minton and Faber approach brain function from inside the body as embodiment of thought. Their collection of neurological research about the thought processes in learning and performing dance ...

ISBN: 9781475812527

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Through the Lens of Serendipity

Helping Others Discover the Best in Themselves (Even if Life has Shown Them Its Worst)

by Allyson Apsey

<p>How do you handle a student, coworker, or family member whose rude, withdrawn, or challenging behavior leaves you feeling hurt, frustrated, or even angry? In this book, Allyson Apsey shares practical ideas for responding to and connecting ...

ISBN: 9781949595239

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Towards A Philosophy Of Education

by Charlotte Mason

<p>'Towards a Philosophy of Education' is Charlotte Mason's final book in her Homeschooling Series, written after years of seeing her approach in action. This volume gives the best overview of her philosophy, and includes the final version of ...

ISBN: 9781515414261

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Twenty-five Years of Child Study

The Development of the Programme and Review of the Research at the Institute of Child Study, University of Toronto 1926-1951

by Institute of Child Study, Mary Northway, Karl Bernhardt & others

<p>This is the story of the Institute of Child Study, University of Toronto, from its beginning in 1926 to the present. To honour the Director, W.E. Blatz, it has been written by members of the staff and its publication financed by parents of ...

ISBN: 9781487590444

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Voices of Resistance and Renewal

Indigenous Leadership in Education

by Dorothy Aguilera–Black Bear & John W. Tippeconnic III, Ph.D

<p>Western education has often employed the bluntest of instruments in colonizing indigenous peoples, creating generations caught between Western culture and their own. Dedicated to the principle that leadership must come from within the ...

ISBN: 9780806152431

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We're In This Together

Public-Private Partnerships in Special and At-Risk-Education

by John M. McLaughlin, Ph.D., founder, The Education Industry Report & Mark K. Claypool

<p><em>We’re In This Together: Public-Private Partnerships in Special and At-Risk-Education</em> is a timely book that explores the use by public schools of private education companies to meet the needs of some of the nation’s most challenged ...

ISBN: 9781475814491

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Writing Workshop in the Elementary Classroom

A Practical Guide for Teachers

by Kathleen Puente & Jenny C. Wilson

<p><em>Writing Workshop in the Elementary Classroom</em> is a culmination of the authors’ work with students and writing for collectively over 35 years. Teaching writing using a workshop methodology can be exciting as it is an interactive ...

ISBN: 9781475847147

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You Are Wonderful: Improving Children's Reading and Self Esteem

by Evelyn Fuqua, Ph.D.

<p>Since 1985 many new souls incarnating on Earth are members of a new species of Humans. These have had different names such as Indigo children, Crystal children, etc. As time goes on, there appear to be new waves of these advanced children ...

ISBN: 9781311439901

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