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Theory-Based Approaches to Substance Misuse and Abuse Prevention in School: New Directions for Youth Development, Number 141

by Karina Weichold & Fabriza Giannotta

Youth substance use and misuse are still highly common, despite substantial efforts made to reduce the problem. Early start with substance use is often associated with more severe short- and long-term negative...


Classical Geometry: Euclidean, Transformational, Inversive, and Projective

by I. E. Leonard, J. E. Lewis & A. C. F. Liu

Features the classical themes of geometry with plentiful applications in mathematics, education, engineering, and science

Accessible and reader-friendly, Classical Geometry: Euclidean, Transformational, Inversive,...


Latent Variable Modeling Using R: A Step-By-Step Guide

by A. Alexander Beaujean

This step-by-step guide is written for R and latent variable model (LVM) novices. Utilizing a path model approach and focusing on the lavaan package, this book is designed to help readers quickly understand...


Video Research in the Learning Sciences

by Ricki Goldman, Roy Pea & Brigid Barron

Video Research in the Learning Sciences is a comprehensive exploration of key theoretical, methodological, and technological advances concerning uses of digital video-as-data in the learning sciences as a way...


Computing and Educational Studies: A Special Issue of Educational Studies

by Jr., Eugene F. Provenzo

This special issue calls for a greater awareness of computing as a critical area of study for those interested in educational studies. Its purpose is to open up a wider dialogue about computing and education...


A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

by Robert McCaughey

In this comprehensive social history of Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), Robert McCaughey combines archival research with oral testimony and contemporary interviews to...


College Is Simple

by Chris Hamilton

How are you supposed to know what college is like? It's commonly accepted that your best plan is to graduate high school and then move your entire life to a place of higher education. However, that seems to...


Philology: The Forgotten Origins of the Modern Humanities

by James Turner

Many today do not recognize the word, but “philology” was for centuries nearly synonymous with humanistic intellectual life, encompassing not only the study of Greek and Roman literature and the Bible but...


Conform: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education

by Glenn Beck

#1 bestselling author and popular radio and television host Glenn Beck considers the hot-button issue of education in the US, exposing the weaknesses of the Common Core school curriculum and examining why liberal...


What Works!: Successful Writing Strategies for National Board Certification

by Bobbie Faulkner

WHAT WORKS! offers dozens of writing strategies to clearly and convincingly explain your teaching practice to the National Board Assessors. Writing for the National Board is a type of technical writing teachers...


Critical Issues in Peace and Education

by Peter Pericles Trifonas & Bryan Wright

This collection asks theorists and educational practitioners from around the world influenced by the schools of feminist pedagogy, critical pedagogy, anti-racist or postcolonial pedagogy, and gay and lesbian...


The State of the College Union: Contemporary Issues and Trends: New Directions for Student Services, Number 145

by Yakaboski & Danielle M. De Sawal

The college union is the living room and community center for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors, and serves as a learning laboratory for students through employment, engagement, and leadership opportunities....


The Pain Of Reason

by Trevor Karsdale

A PHILOSOPHICAL ESSAY FOR ATHEISTS: THE NEEDINESS OF CHRISTIANITY AND THE HUMAN CONDITION For what is not heard, still must be said. This essay is meant only for the few, while the majority of the whole of society...


McGraw-Hill's Conquering the New GRE Verbal and Writing

by Kathy Zahler

Be ready for the verbal and writing sections of the GRE General Test. "McGraw-Hill's Conquering GRE Verbal and Writing" offers you intensive review for every kind of verbal question on the GRE, and a well as...


The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach

by Howard Gardner

Merging cognitive science with educational agenda, Gardner makes an eloquent case for restructuring our schools by showing just how ill-suited our minds and natural patterns of learning are to the prevailing...


Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences

by Howard Gardner

First published in 1983 and now available with a new introduction by the author, Gardner's trailblazing book revolutionized the worlds of education and psychology by positing that rather than a single type of...


"Re-Membering" History in Student and Teacher Learning: An Afrocentric Culturally Informed Praxis

by Joyce E. King & Ellen E. Swartz

What kind of social studies knowledge can stimulate a critical and ethical dialog with the past and present? "Re-Membering" History in Student and Teacher Learning answers this question by explaining and illustrating...


Reforms in Islamic Education: International Perspectives

by Charlene Tan

In recent times, there has been intense global interest on and scrutiny of Islamic education. In reforming Islamic schools, what are the key actions initiated and are they contested or negotiated by and among...


The Implementation of Inclusive Education in Beijing: Exorcizing the Haunting Specter of Meritocracy

by Kai Yu

The Chinese educational experience illustrates a vacillation between a socialist egalitarian belief and a liberal cost-effective development model. The apex of China’s education system has become a privileged...


Burning Cash: How Costly Public School Failures Have Charred the American Dream

by Justin A. Collins

By reliably quantifying the nature of student engagement at the classroom level, teachers and administrators are supplied a powerfully telling barometer by which to gauge educational quality. Also left at educational...