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What School Could Be

by Ted Dintersmith

An inspiring account of ordinary teachers who are doing extraordinary things that could transform education

What School Could Be offers an inspiring vision of what our teachers and students can accomplish if...

Loose Parts 3

by Miriam Beloglovsky & Lisa Daly

  • Inspiration and guidance on creating culturally sensitive and culutrally sustainable early childhood environments

  • 400+ full-color photos

  • Addresses the on-going need for educational pedagogy that creates a...

  • Practical Research and Statistics

    by K.J. Kovach & P.A. Richardson

    The main aim of this new book is to provide a single, efficient, and effective source for college and university students to understand research development and learn, then apply, statistical concepts while...

    Families as Partners

    by Andrea M. Nelson-Royes

    Families as Partners: The Essential Link in Children’s Education is a useful guide for families and a resource for education professionals who want to promote increased parental involvement at home and school....

    Teaching History with Message Movies

    by Jennifer Frost & Steven Alan Carr

    Popular media has become a common means by which students understand both the present and the past. Consequently, more teachers are using various forms of popular culture as pedagogical tools in the history...

    Fostering Learner Autonomy

    by Kris Van de Poel, Christian Ludwig & Annamaria Pinter

    This collection of papers is the result of a conference by the IATEFL Learner  Autonomy Special Interest Group which was held at the University of Antwerp in Belgium in March 2016. The...

    Making the Grade

    by Nicholas D. Young, Kristen Bonanno-Sotiropoulos & Jennifer A. Smolinski

    Designed to be a valuable resource, this book provides educators, administrators, practitioners, and families with a clear understanding of how to meet the instructional, emotional, and social needs of students...

    Justice in Search of Leaders

    by Gloria Graves Holmes

    Justice in Search of Leaders: A Handbook for Equity-Driven School Leadership is a guide for educators who are committed to equity-driven teaching, leading, and policy-making, and would like to operationalize...

    Learner Autonomy in Second Language Pedagogy and Research

    by Klaus Schwienhorst

    This selection of papers was edited by Klaus Schwienhorst and is the result of a two-day conference by the IATEFL Learner autonomy SIG on “Learner autonomy in second language pedagogy and research - challenges...

    Is College a Lousy Investment?

    by Tara Jabbaar-Gyambrah & Seneca Vaught

    Is College a Lousy Investment?: Negotiating the Hidden Cost of Higher Education discusses many of the economic misconceptions about earning a college degree. While it is widely believed that attending college...

    The Idea of the University

    by Michael Adrian Peters & Ronald Barnett

    The Idea of the University: A Reader, Volume 1 is a unique compilation of selected works of the major thinkers who have contributed to the discourse on the idea of the university in the German, English, American...


    by a Community of Inquiry, Matthew Rickard, D. Graham Burnett & Jessica Terekhov

    An irreverent critical lexicon of academic life and culture

    The university: The very name evokes knowledge, culture, and the magnificently universal ambition at the heart of this essential institution. Bastions...

    Sexism Ed

    by Kelly J. Baker

    Why aren’t more women at the top of the ivory tower?

    The academy claims to be a meritocracy, in which the best and brightest graduate students gain employment as professors. When Kelly J. Baker earned her doctorate...

    Getting Your Child Ready for Kindergarten

    by Kristen J. Amundson

    Kindergarten is no longer just a time when children play and sit in a circle. Today’s kindergarten students are exposed to a much more academic curriculum. So what should children know and be able to do so...

    Keys to Inspiration

    by Steve Ford

    Student-centered instruction is the buzzword among today’s educators, yet the teaching of writing is still very top-down. Student-centered should mean student-inspired, and that’s where Keys to Inspiration...

    Post-formalism, Pedagogy Lives

    by Hans Jansen & Hugo Letiche

    Joe L. Kincheloe (1950–2008) was one of North America’s leading critical pedagogy scholars. He defined post-formalist thought in terms of deconstruction, affectivity, and non-linearity. His deconstruction...

    Who’s Being Served?

    by John M. Hayward

    Asking “Who’s Being Served?” reveals who truly benefits from what gets planned, implemented and assessed in today’s classrooms. Think about what student-centered classrooms and good restaurants have...

    It's Time to Complete Community College

    by S. deBoef

    Earning a college degree improves health and economic wellbeing. Thus, American taxpayers subsidize a majority of the cost of public colleges. At least half of all college students in the U.S. today attend two-year...

    Ten Tall Totally Twisted Terrible Tales To Tell

    by A. H. Hrubes

    A fairy tale about a Princess who is harrassed by a tree frog who wants to show her his lillypad. 

    The Princess has met his kind before and while she is polite, she is also firm, she will not kiss him.

    She knows...

    Fundamentalist U

    by Adam Laats

    Colleges, universities, and seminaries do more than just transfer knowledge to students. They sell themselves as "experiences" that transform young people in unique ways. The conservative evangelical Protestant...