Category Archives: Books

Educational Psychology: Theory and Practice (12th Edition)

The intellectual grounding and practical strategies tomorrow’s teachers need to be effective instructors.   Educational Psychology: Theory and Practice  offers complete, up-to-date information that is presented in readable, practical ways and illustrated with engaging examples and case studies. Embedded videos and interactive activities in the Enhanced Pearson eText in MyLab Education further illustrate key concepts and […]

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Creativity Crisis: Toward a Post-Constructivist Educational Future

In Creativity Crisis, Robert Nelson argues that university education is systematically uncreative and suggests how this might be changed. Constructive alignment, the centrepiece of today’s university pedagogy, promotes mechanistic thinking and the anxious gathering of manipulative skills. Learning happens more effectively when students take their study in new directions derived from their intimate, imagined relations […]

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Compassionate Music Teaching: A Framework for Motivation and Engagement in the 21st Century

Compassionate Music Teaching provides a framework for music teaching in the 21st century by outlining qualities, skills, and approaches to meet the needs of a unique and increasingly diverse generation of students. The text focuses on how six qualities of compassion (trust, empathy, patience, inclusion, community, and authentic connection) have made an impact in human […]

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Understanding and Using Educational Theories

” I expect that this book will equip and inspire students to engage first-hand with the texts of these creative and influential educational writers.”-David Aldridge, Programme Lead: Professional Education, Oxford Brookes University   If you’re training to teach or studying education a clear understanding of major educational theories and the thinkers behind them is essential in […]

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Educational Research: Planning, Conducting, and Evaluating Quantitative and Qualitative Research plus MyLab Education with Enhanced Pearson eText — … New in Ed Psych / Tests & Measurements)

NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of the MyLab™ and Mastering™ platforms exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use MyLab or Mastering, you may also need a Course ID, which your instructor will provide.  Used books, rentals, and […]

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SCHOOL LEADERSHIP THAT WORKS: From Research to Results

Describes a variety of leadership responsibilities that have an effect on student achievement. Product Features 21 responsibilities that have a significant effect on student learning The difference between first- and second-order change The advantages and disadvantages of comprehensive school reform models 11 factors and 39 actions that help you take a site-specific approach to improving […]

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Utterly Amazing Science

As seen on The Late Late Show with James Corden. Utterly Amazing Science is a fascinating look at the core principles of science. With the help of fun, interactive elements including pop-ups, pull outs, and flaps, each spread in the book features colorful illustrations and fun activities that help illustrate key science topics such as […]

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Teaching Online: A Practical Guide (Volume 4)

Teaching Online: A Practical Guide is an accessible, introductory, and comprehensive guide for anyone who teaches online. The fourth edition of this bestselling resource has been fully revised, maintains its reader-friendly tone, and offers exceptional practical advice, new teaching examples, faculty interviews, and an updated resource section. New to this edition: entire new chapter on […]

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Teaching Core Practices in Teacher Education (Core Practices in Education Series)

In Teaching Core Practices in Teacher Education, Pam Grossman and her colleagues advocate an approach to practice-based teacher education that identifies “core practices” of teaching and supports novice teachers in learning how to enact them competently. Examples of core practices include facilitating whole-class discussion, eliciting student thinking, and maintaining classroom norms. The contributors argue that […]

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The Ethics of Teaching (Thinking About Education Series)

This bestselling text has been expanded to include the most important ethical issues in contemporary schooling. The Fifth Edition features: A reconsideration of Equal Treatment of Students. An updated list of Recommendations for Further Reading. Written in a style that speaks directly to today’s teacher, The Ethics of Teaching, Fifth Edition uses realistic case studies […]

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Enhancing the Art & Science of Teaching With Technology (Classroom Strategies)

Successfully leverage technology to enhance classroom practices with this practical resource. The authors demonstrate the importance of educational technology, which is quickly becoming an essential component in effective teaching. Included are over 100 organized classroom strategies, vignettes that show each section’s strategies in action, and a glossary of classroom-relevant technology terms. Key research is summarized […]

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Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning (2nd Edition)

With the influx in cultural diversity in schools, it is imperative that teachers have a framework in place with which to compassionately and appropriately shape classroom activities and atmosphere to reflect and celebrate that diversity. Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Teaching and Learning provides teachers with the resources they need to support their culturally and linguistically […]

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The Artisan Teacher: A Field Guide to Skillful Teaching

An artisan is skilled in the applied arts, combining artistic expression, scientific knowledge, and practiced labor to create uniquely valuable works. The most successful gap-closing, achievement-producing teachers view teaching as a craft. Like traditional artisans, Artisan teachers combine art, knowledge, and skill in a labor of love. Rutherford Learning Group, Inc. is a research and […]

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Florida Educational Leadership Exam FELE: Subest 3 Study Guide & Practice Exam 2018-19

The FELE Florida Educational Leadership Exam Subtest 3 Study Guide & Practice Exam is directly aligned to the rigor found on the “NEW” revision of the FELE Subtest 3. It provides researched based techniques, strategies, and a practice exam designed to better prepare individuals for the “New” FELE Subtest 3. Get More Information On Our […]

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