Category Archives: Books

Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making

We spend a lot of time arguing about how schools might be improved. But we rarely take a step back to ask what we as a society should be looking for from education—what exactly should those who make decisions be trying to achieve?   In Educational Goods, two philosophers and two social scientists address this […]

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Elementary and Middle School Mathematics: Teaching Developmentally (7th Edition)

“It is fun to figure out the puzzle of how children go about making sense of mathematics and then how to help teachers help kids.”  John A. Van de Walle, Late of Virginia Commonwealth University   This is the philosophy behind Elementary and Middle School Mathematics:  Teaching Developmentally.   John A. Van de Walle wrote […]

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Effective Teaching Methods: Research-Based Practice, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version — Access Card Package (9th Edition) (What’s New in Curriculum & Instruction)

NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase.   This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and […]

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Teaching Science for Understanding in Elementary and Middle Schools

“This book comes at just the right time, as teachers are being encouraged to re-examine current approaches to science instruction.” –Lynn Rankin, Director, Institute for Inquiry, Exploratorium “Easy to read and comprehend with very explicit examples, it will be foundational for classroom teachers as they journey from novice teacher of science to expert.” –Jo Anne […]

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REVEL for Introduction to Teaching: Becoming a Professional with Loose-Leaf Version (6th Edition) (What’s New in Foundations / Intro to Teaching)

This package includes the REVEL™ access card and loose-leaf version.   REVEL™  is Pearson’s newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL replaces the textbook and gives students everything they need for the course. Informed by extensive research on how people read, think, and learn, REVEL is an interactive learning […]

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Teaching Science Through Inquiry-Based Instruction, with Enhanced Pearson eText — Access Card Package (13th Edition) (What’s New in Curriculum & Instruction)

NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase.   This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText […]

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Political Contexts of Educational Leadership: ISLLC Standard Six (ISLLC Leadership Preparation Series)

Co-published with UCEA, this exciting new textbook is the first to tackle the ISLLC Standard #6―the political context of education. This unique volume helps aspiring school leaders understand the dynamics of educational policy in multiple arenas at the local, state, and federal levels. Leaders are responsible for promoting the success of every student by understanding, […]

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Policy Analysis for Educational Leaders: A Step-by-Step Approach (Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership)

Methodological in focus and educational in context, Policy Analysis for Educational Leaders: A Step-by-Step Approach presents a guide to the study of educational policy analysis. This text not only discusses and evaluates existing educational policy and relevant literature, but offers a walk through that leads readers through the stages of successful policy analysis while providing […]

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Transforming Educational Pathways for Chicana/o Students: A Critical Race Feminista Praxis (Multicultural Education)

This book chronicles a 10-year journey to develop and sustain Adelante, a university-school-community partnership designed specifically to address public education s failure to meet the needs of students of color, particularly Chicana/o students. The authors examine the persistent barriers, mistakes, challenges, and successes that emerged in their community-based partnership with elementary school students, college students, […]

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Strategies That Work, 3rd edition: Teaching Comprehension for Engagement, Understanding, and Building Knowledge, Grades K-8

In this new edition of their groundbreaking book Strategies That Work, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis share the work and thinking they’ve done since the second edition came out a decade ago and offer new perspectives on how to explicitly teach thinking strategies so that students become engaged, thoughtful, independent readers. Thirty new lessons and […]

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Teachers and the Law (9th Edition) (Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership)

Future teachers and administrators and current school professionals get a comprehensive, user-friendly guide to critical school law topics and issues in this widely popular book. Using a unique question and answer format based on real cases from school districts throughout the country, the authors provide a thorough, wide-ranging understanding of public school law in the […]

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Planning Educational Facilities: What Educators Need to Know

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 of planning that needs to be done to complete any capital improvement project from the assessment of need to the evaluation of the product […]

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Write Like This: Teaching Real-World Writing Through Modeling and Mentor Texts

If you want to learn how to shoot a basketball, you begin by carefully observing someone who knows how to shoot a basketball. If you want to be a writer, you begin by carefully observing the work of accomplished writers. Recognizing the importance that modeling plays in the learning process, high school English teacher Kelly […]

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Igniting Your Teaching with Educational Technology: A Resource for New Teachers

The authors of Igniting Your Teaching with Educational Technology are here to reduce the stress of learning how to use technology in the first few years of teaching. As fellow educators, we understand the challenges you may experience and have written this textbook to support you in your learning. Ultimately, we want you to be […]

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