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School Finance Elections: A Comprehensive Planning Model for Success

by Don E. Lifto

This book represents a marriage of research and successful practice, presenting a comprehensive planning model for school leaders preparing for and conducting school finance elections. Information presented...


Call to Purpose: Mission-Centered Change at Three Liberal Arts Colleges

by Matthew Hartley

A decade ago, the majority of liberal arts colleges, suffering from a decline in resources, drifted from their traditional missions. This study looks at three insitutions and suggests that a clear mission is...


Call to Purpose: Mission-Centered Change at Three Liberal Arts Colleges

by Matthew Hartley

A decade ago, the majority of liberal arts colleges, suffering from a decline in resources, drifted from their traditional missions. This study looks at three insitutions and suggests that a clear mission is...


Lopsided Schools: Case Method Briefings

by Gerard Giordano

Lopsided Schools introduces readers to the case method. It is intended for school administrators, instructors, guidance counselors, teacher trainers, school board members, parents, and the general public. It...


Culturally Relevant Pedagogy

by Lisa Scherff

The authors in this edited volume reflect on their experiences with culturally relevant pedagogy-as students, as teachers, as researchers-and how these experiences were often at odds with their backgrounds and/or...


Getting Schooled

by Garret Keizer

In this powerful, eloquent story of his return to the classroom, a former teacher offers a rousing defense of his beleaguered vocation Perhaps no profession is so constantly discussed, regulated, and maligned...


Blackboard

by Lewis Buzbee

A captivating meditation on education from the author of The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop

In Blackboard, Lewis Buzbee looks back over a lifetime of experiences in schools and classrooms, from kindergarten to college...


Online Distance Education: Towards a Research Agenda

by Olaf Zawacki-Richter & Terry Anderson

Online Distance Education provides a systematic overview of the major issues, trends, and areas of priority in research on online distance education. Intended as a primary reference and guide for educators,...


A Simple Guide to Socratic Parenting

by Laurie Gray

Learn how your children can benefit from the powerful, compassionate, and effective techniques of Socratic parenting in this guide that draws from ancient wisdom to create a new paradigm for modern parents....


Educational Change

by Clifford H. Edwards

Educational Change: From Traditional Education to Learning Communities outlines the transition of curriculum and instruction as well as classroom discipline historically.


Intercultural Postgraduate Supervision: Reimagining time, place and knowledge

by Catherine Manathunga

The impact of globalisation and aggressive marketing by universities has increased the flow of international or culturally diverse students enrolling in postgraduate research degree programs outside their own...


Systems of Reason and the Politics of Schooling: School Reform and Sciences of Education in the Tradition of Thomas S. Popkewitz: School Reform and Sc

by Miguel Pereyra & Barry Franklin

The 1980s were an important decade for educational inquiry. It was the moment of the "linguistic turn," with its emphasis on the role of language as a constructor of reality, a structuring agent for institutions...


Test Fraud: Statistical Detection and Methodology

by Neal Kingston & Amy Clark

There has been an increase in awareness (and perhaps occurrence) of individual and organized cheating on tests. Recent reports of widespread problems with state student accountability tests and teacher certification...


A (Psychosocial) Perspective on Professional Uncertainty: A psychosocial perspective

by Joseph Mintz

The extent to which teachers should make use of theoretical and expert knowledge as opposed to tacit experiential knowledge, and how these might be combined, is a perennial issue in discussions on pedagogy....


Engaging Vernacular Language and Literature in the Classroom: Paradoxes, Pedagogy, Possibilities

by Shondel Nero & Dohra Ahmad

This book draws on applied linguistics and literary studies to offer concrete means of engaging with vernacular language and literature in secondary and college classrooms. The authors embrace a language-as-resource...


Social Context Reform: A Pedagogy of Equity and Opportunity

by Paul Thomas, Brad J. Porfilio & Julie Gorlewski

Currently, both the status quo of public education and the "No Excuses" Reform policies are identical. The reform offers a popular and compelling narrative based on the meritocracy and rugged individualism myths...


Buzzed: The Straight Facts About the Most Used and Abused Drugs from Alcohol to Ecstasy (Fully Revised and Updated Fourth Edition)

by Cynthia Kuhn, Scott Swartzwelder & Wilkie Wilson

The fourth edition of the essential, accessible source for understanding how drugs work and their effects on body and behavior. A bestseller in its three previous editions, Buzzed is now revised and updated...


Positive and Negative Outcomes of Sexual Behaviors: New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, Number 144

by Eva S. Lefkowitz & Sara A. Vasilenko

Developing healthy sexual behaviors is critical to adolescents’ wellbeing. While more emphasis has been on negative outcomes, there are broad positive implications for physical health, mental health, intimate...


Statistics for Exercise Science and Health with Microsoft Office Excel

by J. P. Verma

This book introduces the use of statistics to solve a variety of problems in exercise science and health and provides readers with a solid foundation for future research and data analysis.

Statistics for Exercise...


Crash Course: The Life Lessons My Students Taught Me

by Kim Bearden

The inspiring true story of a teacher’s experiences with her students and the life lessons she learned that can help others find joy and success.

Crash Course chronicles the life lessons that Kim Bearden has...