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The Kindness of Strangers: Philanthropy and Higher Education

by Deni Elliott, Lynn G. Beck & Joseph Murphy & Robert L. Payton

In The Kindness of Strangers, Deni Elliott examines ethically questionable situations that have arisen in response to institutional dependency on external benefactors.

Scale-Up in Education: Ideas in Principle

by Barbara Schneider & Sarah-Kathryn McDonald

Scale-Up in Education, Volume 1: Ideas in Principle examines the challenges of 'scaling up' from a multidisciplinary perspective. It brings together contributions from disciplines that routinely take promising...

Learning and Collective Creativity: Activity-Theoretical and Sociocultural Studies

by Annalisa Sannino & Viv Ellis

This book brings together leading representatives of activity-theoretically-oriented and socioculturally-oriented research around the world, to discuss creativity as a collective endeavour strongly related to...

Excuse Me, Your Participle's Dangling: How to Use Grammar to Make Your Writing Powers Soar

by Catherine DePino

Excuse Me, Your Participle’s Dangling will give you all the bare essentials of grammar that you need to write like a pro. If you’re a businessperson, college student, or ESL student seeking a user-friendly...

No Angel in the Classroom: Teaching through Feminist Discourse

by Berenice Malka Fisher

Taking a fresh look at questions that have long troubled teachers committed to social change, No Angel in the Classroom provides a richly conceptualized and down-to-earth account of feminist teaching in higher...

Ethnography and Schools: Qualitative Approaches to the Study of Education

by Yali Zou & Enrique T. Trueba

The ethnographic experience is an indelible venture that continuously redefines one's life. Bringing together important cross-currents in the national debate on education, this book introduces the student or...

Frameworks and Ethics for Research with Immigrants: New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 141

by Mar?a G Hern?ndez, Jacqueline Nguyen & Carrie L Saetermoe

Over the last 3 decades, there has been a rapid growth of diverse immigrant-origin populations in the United States and other postindustrial nations. This volume provides guidance in navigating the complexities...

Wiley Series 26 Exam Review 2013 + Test Bank: The Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Limited Principal Qualification Examination

by Inc The Securities Institute of America

The go-to guide to acing the Series 26 Exam!

Passing the Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts Limited Principal Qualification Exam (Series 26) qualifies an individual to operate as a principal responsible...

Academic Advising Approaches: Strategies That Teach Students to Make the Most of College

by Jayne K. Drake, Peggy Jordan & Marsha A. Miller

Strong academic advising has been found to be a key contributor to student persistence (Center for Public Education, 2012), and many are expected to play an advising role, including academic, career, and faculty...

The Geeks Shall Inherit the Earth: Popularity, Quirk Theory, and Why Outsiders Thrive After High School

by Alexandra Robbins

In a smart, entertaining, reassuring book that reads like fiction, Alexandra Robbins manages to cross Gossip Girl with Freaks and Geeks and explain the fascinating psychology and science behind popularity and...

Embracing Risk in Urban Education: Curiosity, Creativity, and Courage in the Era of "No Excuses" and Relay Race Reform

by Alice E. Ginsberg

Ginsberg argues that in the effort to reduce the achievement gap and mitigate the pejorative label of ‘at-risk,’ we are in danger of eliminating risk from education entirely. This is especially the case...

The Cognitive Classroom: Using Brain and Cognitive Science to Optimize Student Success

by Jerome L. Rekart

The Cognitive Classroom describes how cutting-edge and classic research findings from the fields of brain science and cognitive psychology may be applied to classroom teaching. Using the perspective and expertise...

Breaking the Mold of Education: Innovative and Successful Practices for Student Engagement, Empowerment, and Motivation

by Audrey Cohan & Andrea Honigsfeld

The compelling chapters shared in this volume—focused on innovation and transformation—will help thrust education and teacher action (rather than reaction) in a positive trajectory of change.

Booker T. Washington: The Architect of Progressive Education

by Donald Generals Jr.


Booker T. Washington: The Architect of Progressive Education unveils Washington's contributions to the development and history of progressive education. It exposes the ignorance of his critics and...

Innovate: Lessons from the Underground Railroad

by Sybril Bennett

Innovate: Lessons from the Underground Railroad dares to compare the Internet and the UGRR as two of America's most innovative, effective, and disruptive networks. Think about it: both serve as platforms for...

The Buddha in the Classroom: Zen Wisdom to Inspire Teachers

by Donna Quesada

Donna Quesada had been teaching for about a dozen years when the first signs of burnout hit her. Rather than give into her frustration, she reached for Buddha’s teachings—the Zen wisdom that formed the basis...

Teaching That Changes Lives: 12 Mindset Tools for Igniting the Love of Learning

by Marilee G. Adams

Building on the success of her classic, bestselling book, Change Your Questions, Change Your Life, Marilee Adams shows in this new book how teachers and other education professionals can change their own and...

Multilevel and Longitudinal Modeling with IBM SPSS

by Ronald H. Heck, Scott L. Thomas & Lynn N. Tabata

This book demonstrates how to use multilevel and longitudinal modeling techniques available in the IBM SPSS mixed-effects program (MIXED). Annotated screen shots provide readers with a step-by-step understanding...

Planning Educational Facilities: What Educators Need to Know

by Glen I. Earthman

Planning Educational Facilities: What Educators Need to Know is a book about planning and the responsibilities educators have in the process of planning for educational facilities. The book covers every aspect...

New Methods of Literacy Research

by Peggy Albers, Teri Holbrook & Amy Flint

Literacy researchers at all stages of their careers are designing and developing innovative new methods for analyzing data in a range of spaces in and out of school. Directly connected with evolving themes in...