Category Archives: Books

Evaluating Educational Interventions: Single-Case Design for Measuring Response to Intervention (The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series)

This user-friendly, practical book is the first guide to single-case design written specifically for practitioners using response-to-intervention (RTI) models in schools. It provides essential skills for analyzing and presenting data to support valid educational decision making. Step-by-step explanations and many illustrative examples render complex concepts accessible and applicable to day-to-day work with elementary and secondary […]

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Craft Lessons Second Edition: Teaching Writing K-8

Since its publication in 1998 Craft Lessons has become a mainstay of writing teachers, both new and experienced. Readers value the pithy, practical lessons—each printed on one page—and appreciate the instructional language geared to three grade-level groupings: K–2, 3–4, and 5–8. In the decade since Craft Lessons‘ publication the world has changed in many ways, […]

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McKeachie’s Teaching Tips

This indispensable handbook provides helpful strategies for dealing with both the everyday challenges of university teaching and those that arise in efforts to maximize learning for every student. The suggested strategies are supported by research and adaptable to specific classroom situations. Rather than suggest a “set of recipes” to be followed mechanically, the book gives […]

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Teaching Writing: Balancing Process and Product (6th Edition) (Books by Gail Tompkins)

This best selling text by Gail Tompkins thoroughly examines genres and instructional procedures with a strong new focus on differentiating instruction to ensure success for all writing students. New chapters on the writer’s craft and on writing across the curriculum offer detailed information on the six traits of good writing as well as writing in […]

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Understanding and Evaluating Educational Research (4th Edition)

For courses in Research Methods in Education. Understanding and Evaluating Research, third edition, is a supplemental textbook appropriate for all courses in educational research.  A reader, this text contains quantitative and qualitative educational research articles from a variety of professional journals.  With each article is a sample article analysis and exercises that help students become […]

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Guided Reading, Second Edition: Responsive Teaching Across the Grades

Much has been written on the topic of guided reading over the last twenty years, but no other leaders in literacy education have championed the topic with such depth and breadth as Irene Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell. In the highly anticipated second edition of Guided Reading, Fountas and Pinnell remind you of guided reading’s […]

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99 Ideas and Activities for Teaching English Learners with the SIOP Model

The Perfect Companion to Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP® Model!!!   This long-awaited new book by acclaimed authors MaryEllen Vogt and Jana Echevarria offers research-based, SIOP®-tested techniques for lessons that include the eight SIOP® components. The 99 ideas and activities in this book include a few familiar techniques that have been shown […]

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Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classroom: Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use (Revised & Updated Third Edition)

Fully revised and updated for a new generation of educators, this is the definitive guide to meeting the learning needs of gifted students in the mixed-abilities classroom— seamlessly and effectively with minimal preparation time. Included are practical, classroom-tested strategies and step-by-step instructions for how to use them. The new edition provides information on using technology […]

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Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing

Written for the professional and the educated lay person, this work constitutes a valuable reference for professional test developers, sponsors, publishers, users, and students in the fields of education and psychology. The book provides guidelines on constructing performance tests, questionnaires, and structured behaviour samples. This edition includes an expanded section on test usage; chapters on […]

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How Learning Works: Seven Research-Based Principles for Smart Teaching

Praise for How Learning Works “How Learning Works is the perfect title for this excellent book. Drawing upon new research in psychology, education, and cognitive science, the authors have demystified a complex topic into clear explanations of seven powerful learning principles. Full of great ideas and practical suggestions, all based on solid research evidence, this […]

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Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades Pre-K-2 (Volume I) (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.   For courses in Elementary Mathematics Methods and […]

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Theory and Educational Research: Toward Critical Social Explanation (Critical Youth Studies)

Most empirical researchers avoid the use of theory in their studies, providing data but little or no social explanation. Theoreticians, on the other hand, rarely test their ideas with empirical projects. As this groundbreaking volume makes clear, however, neither data nor theory alone is adequate to the task of social explanation―rather they form and inform […]

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Teaching What You Don’t Know

Your graduate work was on bacterial evolution, but now you’re lecturing to 200 freshmen on primate social life. You’ve taught Kant for twenty years, but now you’re team-teaching a new course on “Ethics and the Internet.” The personality theorist retired and wasn’t replaced, so now you, the neuroscientist, have to teach the “Sexual Identity” course. […]

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50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners (5th Edition)

Note: This is the bound book only and does not include access to the Enhanced Pearson eText. To order the Enhanced Pearson eText packaged with a bound book, use ISBN 0134057295.   50 Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners includes a rich assortment of practical strategies aligned to TESOL standards, which have been field-tested in […]

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