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  • Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-3)
    Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-3) (English, Spiral bound) Thelma Harms, Richard M. Clifford

    The long-anticipated new version of the internationally recognised Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale focuses on the full range of needs of preschool- and kindergarten-aged children. This widely used, comprehensive assessment tool measures both environmental provisions and teacher-child interactions that affect the broad developmental needs of young children.

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  • Big-City School Reforms
    Big-City School Reforms (English, Paperback) Michael G. Fullan, Alan Boyle

    Big cities have mostly failed in their efforts to reform public schools. This book shows why - and offers a framework for achieving future success. Fullan and Boyle, internationally renowned thinkers on school change, demonstrate that while the educational challenges of big cities can be overwhelming, they are not insurmountable. They identify six essential "push" and "pull" actions that can...

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  • Why We Drop Out
    Why We Drop Out (English, Paperback) Deborah L. Feldman, Antony T. Smith

    These engaging narratives and unique insights will help readers to better understand the interplay of school-related and personal factors that lead students to drop out of school. It is essential reading for K-12 educators, school principals, counselors, psychologists, and everyone concerned with our nation's ""dropout crisis.

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  • The Early Years Matter
    The Early Years Matter (English, Paperback) Marilou Hyson, Heather Biggar Tomlinson

    Introduces current and future teachers, child care providers, and others interested in early childhood education to the importance of the early years in children's well-being and success. It summarizes the research on the value of high-quality services for young children, families, and society, showing why early education matters both today and into the future.

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  • Doing Case Study Research
    Doing Case Study Research (English, Paperback) Dawson R. Hancock, Bob Algozzine

    Reflecting recent knowledge and developments in the field, this practical, easy-to-use guide emphasizes learning how to do case study research - from the first step of deciding whether a case study is the way to go to the last step of verifying and confirming findings before disseminating them.

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  • The Ethics of School Administration
    The Ethics of School Administration (English, Paperback) Kenneth A. Strike, Emil J. Haller

    A rigorous yet practical approach to the dilemmas that arise in school administration. Using case studies to illustrate ethical issues, the authors cover such topics as: standards; assessment and evaluation; equal opportunity; multiculturalism; religious differences; due process; freedom of expression; personal liberty; and authority.

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  • The Vocabulary Book
    The Vocabulary Book (English, Paperback) Michael F. Graves

    Incorporating the newest research in vocabulary acquisition into the four-part model of vocabulary instruction that made the first edition a bestseller, this edition emphasizes vocabulary as an important tool in meeting the needs of increasingly diverse students. It also includes new instructional approaches to teaching vocabulary that have been classroom-tested since the previous edition.

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  • Program Administration Scale
    Program Administration Scale (English, Paperback) Teri N. Talan, Paula Jorde Bloom

    Research has found that effective administrative practices are crucial for ensuring beneficial program outcomes for children and families. The Program Administration Scale (PAS) is designed to reliably measure and improve the leadership and management practices of center-based programs-the only instrument of its kind to focus exclusively on organization-wide administrative issues.

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  • Trauma-Sensitive Schools for the Adolescent Years
    Trauma-Sensitive Schools for the Adolescent Years (English, Paperback) Susan E. Craig

    In this follow-up to her bestseller, Trauma-Sensitive Schools, Susan Craig provides secondary school teachers and administrators with practical ideas for how to improve students' achievement by implementing a trauma-sensitive approach to instruction.

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  • Good Questions
    Good Questions (English, Paperback) Marian Small

    Provides tools to help experienced and novice teachers effectively and efficiently differentiate mathematics instruction in grades K-8. This third edition includes key changes that will make it easier for teachers to use the tools in all quality state standards environments, as well as with many new classroom examples for each grade band.

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  • Uncomplicating Algebra to Meet Common Core Standards in Math, K-8
    Uncomplicating Algebra to Meet Common Core Standards in Math, K-8 (English, Paperback) Marian Small

    Shows teachers how to uncomplicate the teaching of algebra by focusing on the most important ideas that students need to grasp. Organised by grade level around the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics, Marian Small shares approaches that will lead to a deeper and richer understanding of algebra for both teachers and students.

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  • Finnish Lessons 2.0
    Finnish Lessons 2.0 (English, Paperback) Pasi Sahlberg

    Sahlberg has thoroughly updated his groundbreaking account of how Finland built a world-class education system during the past four decades. In this international bestseller, Sahlberg traces the evolution of Finnish education policies and highlights how they differ from the United States and much of the rest of the world.

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  • The Pedagogy of Confidence
    The Pedagogy of Confidence (English, Paperback) Yvette Jackson

    In her new book, prominent professional developer Yvette Jackson focuses on students' strengths, rather than their weaknesses, to reinvigorate educators to inspire learning and high intellectual performance. Through the lens of educational psychology and historical reforms, Jackson responds to the faltering motivation and confidence of educators in terms of its effects on closing the achievement...

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  • Interviewing As Qualitative Research
    Interviewing As Qualitative Research (English, Paperback) Irving Seidman


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  • Immigrant Students and Literacy
    Immigrant Students and Literacy (English, Paperback) Gerald Campano

    Demonstrates how culturally responsive teaching can make learning intresting. Drawing on his experience as a fifth-grade teacher in a multiethnic school where children spoke over 14 different home languages, the author reveals how he created a language arts curriculum from the students' own cultural resources, narratives, and identities.

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  • Young Investigators
    Young Investigators (English, Paperback) Judy Harris Helm, Lilian G. Katz

    Now in its third edition, Young Investigators provides an introduction to the project approach with step-by-step guidance for conducting meaningful investigations with young children. The authors have expanded their bestseller to include two new chapters, and to provide more help to teachers of the youngest children and older children.

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  • Standard Test Lessons in Reading Book A
    Standard Test Lessons in Reading Book A (English, Paperback) Lelah M Crabbs

    Instructional Benefits of McCall-Crabbs: -- Supplement basal reading programs -- Motivate and challenge even the most reluctant readers -- Allow for individualization with different grade level books -- Monitor reading progress over time -- Provide a graded informal reading inventory -- Practice test-taking skills -- Provide power-work, progressively timed or untimed -- Oral reading practice --...

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  • Closing the School Discipline Gap
    Closing the School Discipline Gap (English, Paperback) Daniel J. Losen

    Educators remove over 3.45 million students from school in the US annually for disciplinary reasons, despite strong evidence that school suspension policies are harmful to students. The research presented in this volume demonstrates that disciplinary policies and practices that schools control directly exacerbate today's profound inequities in educational opportunity and outcomes.

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  • The New Meaning of Educational Change
    The New Meaning of Educational Change (English, Paperback) Michael Fullan

    Over the last few decades there have been attempts at planned educational change. The benefits have not equalled the cost. Fullan distils from these experiences lessons about how to cope with, and influence, educational change.

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    TO TEACH (English, Paperback)

    This graphic novel brings to life William Ayers' best-selling memoir To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher. Illuminated by the evocative and wry drawings of Ryan Alexander-Tanner, this literary comics memoir will speak to comic fans, memoir readers and educators of all stripes. Publishers Weekly says it is ?fascinating.? Jonathan Kozol calls it ?an utterly original and deliciously irreverent book.?...

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