Category Archives: Books

Black Ants and Buddhists: Thinking Critically and Teaching Differently in the Primary Grades

What would a classroom look like if understanding and respecting differences in race, culture, beliefs, and opinions were at its heart? Welcome to Mary Cowhey’s Peace Class in Northampton, MA, where first and second graders view the entire curriculum through the framework of understanding the world, and trying to do their part to make it […]

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Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching (8th Edition)

A balance of theory, research, and classroom practice helps teachers understand the most effective ways to integrate educational technology Long recognized in the field as the leading educational technology text, Integrating Educational Technology into Teaching links technology integration strategies to specific learning theories, shows pre- and in-service teachers how to plan for technology integration, and […]

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Start Where You Are, But Don’t Stay There: Understanding Diversity, Opportunity Gaps, and Teaching in Today’s Classrooms

“Start Where You Are, But Don’t Stay There addresses a crucial issue in teacher training and professional education: the need to prepare pre-service and in-service teachers for the racially diverse student populations in their classrooms. A down-to-earth book, it aims to help practitioners develop insights and skills for successfully educating diverse student bodies. The book […]

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Strategies for Teaching Students with Learning and Behavior Problems, Enhanced Pearson eText –Standalone Access Card (9th Edition)

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Beyond the Cloud: Supporting the 6Cs with Educational Technology

This open textbook is written by members of a doctoral cohort at Concordia University in Irvine, CA. Our goal is to stress how technology can be used to help accelerate students’ learning in the 6Cs. Each chapter emphasizes the importance of each of the Cs and then lists ways technology can support developing learners’ skills […]

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Teaching Student-Centered Mathematics: Developmentally Appropriate Instruction for Grades 3-5 (Volume II) (3rd Edition) (Student Centered Mathematics Series)

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Guide to Rights Clearance & Permissions in Scholarly, Educational, and Trade Publishing

Avoid Costly Rights Clearance and Permissions Mistakes Learn what you need to know to avoid and manage copyright infringement claims that arise from the publication of your book, article, or media project. In this book, intellectual property attorney Stephen E. Gillen covers the unique rights clearance and permission issues related to writing scholarly works: Attributing […]

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Introduction to Educational Research

The new Second Edition of Introduction to Educational Research expertly guides readers through the steps of the research methods process to help them plan and compose their first educational research project. With a conversational writing style, author Craig A. Mertler covers all aspects of the research process and addresses a wide range of research methodologies, […]

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Educational Change and the Political Process

Educational Change and the Political Process brings together key ideas on both the system of educational policy and the policy process in the United States. It provides students with a broad, methodical understanding of educational policy. No other textbook offers as comprehensive a view of the U.S. educational policy procedure and political systems. Section I […]

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Excited to Learn: Motivation and Culturally Responsive Teaching

Transforming student’s motivation as the major driver in the classroom! Excited to Learn is grounded in Ginsberg and Wlodkowski′s Motivational Framework for Culturally-Responsive Teaching and includes over 50 teaching strategies for a broad range of grade levels and subject areas. These field-tested and research-validated tools provide a blend of theory and practice educators. The book identifies […]

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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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