Category Archives: Books

The Clinical Practice of Educational Therapy: Learning and Functioning with Diversity

Despite the wide array of services offered to students with learning disabilities, attention-deficit disorder, and a variety of comorbid conditions, large numbers of students are caught in the struggle of surviving school. Unfortunate school experiences may impact their sense of self and the degree of tenacity with which they pursue further training or challenging opportunities […]

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Participatory Action Research for Educational Leadership: Using Data-Driven Decision Making to Improve Schools

Follow the author on Twitter! Alana James has a new twitter feed titled AR4Everything, which covers action research and reports on interesting facts. “Finally we have a data-driven text on participatory action research for educational leaders. Through thoughtful examples and guided instruction, this text makes the case that the complex issues of today and tomorrow […]

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Handbook of Educational Theories for Theoretical Frameworks

Although educational theories are presented in a variety of textbooks and in some discipline-specific handbooks and encyclopedias, no publication exists which serves as a comprehensive, consolidated collection of the most influential and most frequently quoted and consulted theories. There is a need to place such theories into a single, easily accessible volume. A unique feature […]

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Understanding and Interpreting Educational Research

This user-friendly text takes a learn-by-doing approach to exploring research design issues in education and psychology, offering evenhanded coverage of quantitative, qualitative, mixed-methods, and single-case designs. Readers learn the basics of different methods and steps for critically examining any study’s design, data, and conclusions, using sample peer-reviewed journal articles as practice opportunities. The text is […]

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Educational Inequality and School Finance: Why Money Matters for America’s Students

In Educational Inequality and School Finance, Bruce D. Baker offers a comprehensive examination of how US public schools receive and spend money. Drawing on extensive longitudinal data and numerous studies of states and districts, he provides a vivid and dismaying portrait of the stagnation of state investment in public education and the continuing challenges of […]

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Essentials of Educational Psychology: Big Ideas To Guide Effective Teaching, plus MyLab Education with Pearson eText — Access Card Package (5th … New in Ed Psych / Tests & Measurements)

NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the MyLab™ may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase.   Focused on the big ideas of education psychology, this text […]

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K-12 Classroom Teaching: A Primer for New Professionals, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version – Access Card Package (5th Edition)

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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Educational Psychology plus MyLab Education with Pearson eText — Access Card Package (14th Edition) (What’s 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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Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications (12th Edition)

A comprehensive, accessible introduction to educational research Educational Research: Competencies for Analysis and Applications uses engaging, straightforward language to introduce students to the information and skills required to successfully conduct research and to competently evaluate research. Long known for their clear and at times humorous writing, the authors are accessible and thoughtful guides for readers […]

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Teaching Reading to Students Who Are At Risk or Have Disabilities, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version — Access Card Package (3rd Edition)

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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Essentials of Educational Psychology: Big Ideas To Guide Effective Teaching (5th Edition)

Focused on the big ideas of education psychology, this text gives readers a practical understanding of the core concepts in  educational psychology  and of the research-based strategies needed to facilitate student learning and development.   While generally shorter than competing educational psychology textbooks,  Essentials of Educational Psychology still provides a comprehensive overview of theories, research, and educational […]

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MyLab Education with Pearson eText — Access Card — for Educational Psychology (14th Edition)

ALERT: Before you purchase, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson’s MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, […]

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Bush-Obama School Reform: Lessons Learned (Educational Innovations Series)

Frederick M. Hess and Michael Q. McShane have gathered a diverse group of scholars to examine the shifting federal role in education across the presidential administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama. While the administrations were vastly different, one thing remained constant: an ongoing and significant expansion of the federal role in education. Moreover, […]

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Using Statistics to Make Educational Decisions

Government scrutiny and intensified oversight have dramatically changed the landscape of education in recent years. Observers want to know how schools compare, which district is best, which states are spending the most per student on education, whether reforms are making a difference, and why so many students are failing. Some of these questions require technical […]

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