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The ABCs of How We Learn: 26 Scientifically Proven Approaches, How They Work, and When to Use Them

by Daniel L. Schwartz, Jessica M. Tsang & Kristen P. Blair

Superior learning tools for teachers and students, from A to Z. An explosive growth in research on how people learn has revealed many ways to improve teaching and catalyze learning at all ages. The purpose of...


A Handbook for Teaching Assistants: Teachers and assistants working together

by Glenys Fox

This revised new edition provides essential guidance for all teaching assistants, especially those who are new to the job, and to the teachers working with them. Glenys Fox details the roles and responsibilities...


Give Your Child the World

by Jamie C. Martin & Tsh Oxenreider

Young children live with awe and wonder as their daily companions. But as they grow, worries often crowd out wonder. Knowing this, how can parents strengthen their kids’ love for the world so it sticks around...


Observation on the Education of Foreign Countries (Works by Zhu Yongxin on Education Series)

by Zhu Yongxin

"Education is a process of inheritance and innovation. Hence, it is important for China to research and learn from educational experiences in other countries." -Zhu Yongxin

One of China's most renowned scholars,...


The Research of Native Chinese Psychology

by Zhu Yongxin

"Human nature is an area of great concern to educational psychologists. It is also a topic frequently discussed by ancient Chinese thinkers and teachers." -Zhu Yongxin

A detailed study of how modern psychology...


Visual Note-Taking for Educators: A Teacher's Guide to Student Creativity

by Wendi Pillars

A step-by-step guide for teachers to the benefits of visual note-taking and how to incorporate it in their classrooms. We've come a long way from teachers admonishing students to put away their drawings and...


The Pocket Instructor: Literature: 101 Exercises for the College Classroom

by Diana Fuss & William A. Gleason

This is the first comprehensive collection of hands-on, active learning exercises for the college literature classroom, offering ideas and inspiration for new and veteran teachers alike.

These 101 surefire lesson...


What Your Third Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated): Fundamentals of a Good Third-Grade Education

by E.D. Jr Hirsch

Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated

What Your Third Grader Needs to Know

 

What should your child learn in the third grade? How can you help him or her at home? This book answers these...


College, Quicker: 24 Practical Ways to Save Money and Get Your Degree Faster

by Kate Stephens

You can save time and money on your college education. And you can have an unforgettable adventure along the way. Step-by-step, College, Quicker shows you how!

On her first day of college, Kate Stephens had no...


Spanish Education in Morocco, 1912¿1956: Cultural Interactions in a Colonial Context

by Irene González González

After establishing the Spanish Protectorate in Northern Morocco (1912–1956), Spain needed to create a system of colonial policies for the territory it was now to govern. Education became one instrument among...


AK47/AKM/AK74 Handbook

by Erik Lawrence & Mike Pannone

The handy to carry and use handbook of rifle knowledge for all owners/users of the AK47/AKM/AK74 rifle system. Written by two Special Forces instructors this handbook includes decades of knowledge of this weapon...


The Lighter Side of Teaching

by Aaron Bacall

A sense of humor is essential for effective teaching!

As educators, we often take ourselves a bit too seriously, so veteran educator and illustrator Aaron Bacall offers a little perspective with these lighthearted...


Chase's Calendar of Events 2015

by Editors of Chase's Calendar of Events

12,500 entries. 196 countries. 365 days.

Find out what's going on any day of the year, anywhere across the globe!

If you're looking to tie a promotional event to a special month, travel to a music festival...


The Lecturer's Toolkit: A practical guide to assessment, learning and teaching

by Phil Race

The Lecturer's Toolkit is a wide-ranging, down-to-earth, practical resource for lecturers and teachers in universities and colleges. Jargon-free and written with authority, clarity and candour, the Toolkit addresses...


Everything but Teaching: Planning, Paperwork, and Processing

by Stephen J. Valentine

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...


Two-Year Colleges 2015

by Peterson's

Peterson's Two-Year Colleges 2015 includes information on more than 1,900 accredited two-year undergraduate institutions in the United States and Canada, as well as some international schools. It also includes...


The Homeschooling Handbook: How to Make Homeschooling Simple, Affordable, Fun, and Effective

by Lorilee Lippincott

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...


Four-Year Colleges 2015

by Peterson's

Peterson's Four-Year Colleges 2015 is the trusted guide of high school guidance counselors, parents, and students. This valuable resource includes information on accredited four-year undergraduate institution...


55 Successful Harvard Law School Application Essays, Second Edition

by Staff of the Harvard Crimson

Harvard Law School is one of the premier law schools in the world. It as well as other top schools draws thousands of applicants from the best colleges and companies. With only a limited number of slots for...


50 Successful Harvard Application Essays, Fourth Edition

by Staff of the Harvard Crimson

With talented applicants coming from the top high schools in the country as well as the pressure to succeed from family and friends, it's no wonder that writing college application essays is one of the most...