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Dyslexia Wonders: Understanding the Daily Life of a Dyslexic from a Child's Point of View

by Jennifer Smith

A Child Knows More Than You Think. Written by a 12 Year Old Child With Dyslexia...Jennifer is struggling through school. Kids tease her, teachers question her ability. Her own family doesn't even understand...


In Search of Civility: Confronting Incivility on the College Campus

by Kent M Weeks

Americans are clamoring about the growing incivility they see in public life and in their interpersonal relationships. Incivility--the lack of regard for others--is an increasing issue on college campuses, reflecting...


Assertive Discipline: Positive Behavior Management for Today's Classroom

by Lee Canter

This book contains the best concepts and teacher-tested strategies by the author plus new content. A special emphasis on the needs of new and struggling teachers includes practical actions for earning student...


Theory of the religious and art education in contemporary research

by Tomáš Jablonský & Dušan Kováč-Petrovský

Man is created by God, as the unity of matter and of the Spirit. These two facts cannot be separated from each other, in order that they will not disrupt the integrity wanted by God. Man needs to nurture and...


Pedagogy, Praxis and Purpose in Education

by C.M. Mulcahy, D.E. Mulcahy & D.G. Mulcahy

Recent years have shown the growth of federal legislation and programs having a profound impact on educational policy and practice, and a decline in reliance on broadly based educational justifications. Paralleling...


Romantic Education in Nineteenth-Century American Literature: National and Transatlantic Contexts

by Monika M Elbert & Lesley Ginsberg

American publishing in the long nineteenth century was flooded with readers, primers, teaching-training manuals, children's literature, and popular periodicals aimed at families. These publications attest to...


Reconceptualizing Curriculum Development: Inspiring and Informing Action

by James Henderson & and Colleagues

Reconceptualizing Curriculum Development provides accessible, clear guidance on curriculum problem solving and educational leadership through the practice of a synoptic curriculum study. This practice integrates...


Educational Administration and Leadership: Theoretical Foundations

by David Burgess & Paul Newton

This volume provides diverse perspectives and paradigms in educational administration and leadership. Focusing on particular philosophical and theoretical schools of thought, it traces the contemporary history...


College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be

by Andrew Delbanco

As the commercialization of American higher education accelerates, more and more students are coming to college with the narrow aim of obtaining a preprofessional credential. The traditional four-year college...


Taking Measure of Charter Schools: Better Assessments, Better Policymaking, Better Schools

by Paul T. Hill, Julian R. Betts, Robert B. Olsen & Laura S. Hamilton et al.

This book breaks new ground on how policymakers and journalists can fairly assess charter school performance. The editors and authors show how good approaches to charter school assessment would also work for...


Women, Writing, and Prison: Activists, Scholars, and Writers Speak Out

by Tobi Jacobi & Kathleen Adams

This collection includes voices and perspectives from prisoners, former prisoners, scholars, and activists to examine the invisible and closed system of incarceration that characterizes the massive U.S. prison...


A Forgotten Sisterhood: Pioneering Black Women Educators and Activists in the Jim Crow South

by Audrey Thomas McCluskey

In the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century a small group of women overcame personal and professional hardships to gain national prominence as educational reformers and social activists. This book...


More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing

by Jesse Hagopian, Alfie Kohn & Diane Ravitch

Key participants in the growing movement of teachers, students, and parents organizing against high stakes testing.


Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform

by IRIS C. ROTBERG, Barbara M. Kehm, Kai-ming Cheng & Terry J. Crooks et al.

Balancing Change and Tradition in Global Education Reform is an invaluable resource for policymakers, faculty, students, and anyone interested in how decisions made about the education system ultimately affect...


The Political Classroom: Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education

by Diana E. Hess & Paula McAvoy

WINNER 2016 Grawemeyer Award in Education

Helping students develop their ability to deliberate political questions is an essential component of democratic education, but introducing political issues into the...


College Application Essays Without the Crazy: Ten Tips for a Terrific Essay

by Nancy Donehower

Do you want to write a great application essay? One that admissions officers will love? This is the book for you. Written by an expert with over thirty years of experience in the college admissions world, this...


College Rules!, 3rd Edition: How to Study, Survive, and Succeed in College

by Sherrie Nist-Olejnik & Jodi Patrick Holschuh

And You Thought Getting into College Was Hard . . .

Students who assume they can figure out college on the fly often learn things the hard way—they look back and think, “If only I’d known this from the...


The Sumner Story: Capturing Our History Preserving Our Legacy

by Wilma F Bonner, Sandra E Freelain & Dwight D Henderson

THE SUMNER STORY is to authenticate the school's illustrious history and track record in providing quality educational experiences.  Since the perspectives of generations of alumni are interwoven in the telling...


The College Dorm Survival Guide: How to Survive and Thrive in Your New Home Away from Home

by Julia Devillers

The Ultimate Guide to Surviving and Thriving in the Dorm

Dorm life offers you a great chance to meet new people and try new things. But leaving the comforts of home for the first time to enter the roommate-having,...


Understanding Teenage Girls: Culture, Identity and Schooling

by Horace R. Hall & Andrea Brown-Thirston

This book focuses on social phenomenon that impact the lives of adolescent females of color. The authors highlight the daily challenges that African-American, Chicana, and Puerto Rican teenage girls face with...