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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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  • 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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  • 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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    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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  • 50 Myths & Lies That Threaten America's Public Schools
    50 Myths & Lies That Threaten America's Public Schools (English, Paperback) David C. Berliner, Gene V. Glass

    Two of the most respected voices in education identify 50 myths and lies that threaten America's public schools. Berliner and Glass argue that many citizens' conception of K-12 public education in the United States is more myth than reality.

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  • More Good Questions
    More Good Questions (English, Paperback) Maran Small, Amy Lin

    We know that Differentiated Instruction helps all students to learn. Yet DI challenges teachers, and nowhere more than in mathematics. In this new book, written specifically for secondary mathematics teachers, the authors cut through the difficulties with two powerful and universal strategies that teachers can use across all math content: Open questions and Parallel tasks. Showing teachers how to...

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  • Reading the Visual
    Reading the Visual (English, Paperback) Frank Serafini

    Today's teachers need up-to-the-minute information to help their students make sense of the multimodal texts they encounter daily in and out of school. Reading the Visual is an essential introduction that focuses on what teachers should know about multimodal literacy and how to teach it.This engaging book provides theoretical, curricular, and pedagogical frameworks for teaching a wide-range of...

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  • Studio Thinking 2
    Studio Thinking 2 (English, Paperback) Lois Hetland, Ellen Winner

    The first edition of this bestseller was featured in The New York Times and The Boston Globe for its groundbreaking research on the positive effects of art education on student learning across the curriculum. Capitalising on observations and conversations with educators who have used the Studio Thinking Framework in diverse settings, this expanded edition features new material.

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  • Social Studies, Literacy and Social Justice in the Common Core Classroom
    Social Studies, Literacy and Social Justice in the Common Core Classroom (English, Paperback) Ruchi Agarwal-Rangnath

    Inspired by the author's research and work with pre-service and beginning teachers, this book presents a unique framework to help educators (grades 3- 8) embed their efforts to teach social studies for social justice within the context of literacy. It is a resource for using primary and other sources that will offer students new ways of thinking about history while meeting Language Arts Common...

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  • Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-R)
    Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS-R) (English, Spiral bound) Thelma Harms, et al.

    This revised edition offers practical assistance in the form of an Expanded Score Sheet (which contains a worksheet), and additional notes for clarification to improve accuracy in scoring. However, the items and indicators remain the same as in the original ECERS-R.

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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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  • The Challenge to Care in Schools
    The Challenge to Care in Schools (English, Paperback) Nel Noddings

    In this second edition of her educational text, Noddings suggests that if we make the responsiveness characteristic of caring more basic than accountability, we can accommodate both traditional and progressive preferences in one school system to the benefit of all... especially the children.

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  • Bringing Reggio Emilia Home
    Bringing Reggio Emilia Home (English, Paperback) Louise Boyd Cadwell

    Integrating the experiences of one American teacher on a year-long internship in the preschools of Reggio, with a four-year adaptation effort in one American school, this text includes many ""mini-stories"" of journeys of learning.

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  • Teaching Mathematical Thinking
    Teaching Mathematical Thinking (English, Paperback) Marian Small

    This new resource by math education expert Marian Small helps schools and districts to refine their teaching of standards-based mathematical practices. Small devotes a chapter to each of the eight standards of practice and includes a discussion of what each standard looks like in grades K-2, 3-5, and 6-8.

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  • Life in Classrooms
    Life in Classrooms (English, Paperback) Philip W. Jackson

    Since its first appearance, ""Life in Classrooms"" has established itself as a classic study of the educational process at its most fundamental level. The book's aim is to encourage researchers to examine more deeply the dynamics of classroom learning - the cornerstone of educational change.

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  • Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies
    Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies (English, Paperback) Django Paris

    Prominent educators and researchers propose that schooling should be a site for sustaining cultural practices rather than eradicating them. Chapters present theoretically grounded examples of how schools can support Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Asian/Pacific Islander, South African, and immigrant students as part of a collective movement towards educational justice in a changing world.

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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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  • The Early Intervention Guidebook for Families and Professionals
    The Early Intervention Guidebook for Families and Professionals (English, Paperback) Bonnie Keilty

    With a focus on how families and professionals can collaborate effectively so that infants and toddlers (0-3) learn, grow, and thrive, this title addresses child learning and development, family functioning and priorities, early intervention as a support and not a substitute, and planning "what's next" after early intervention.

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