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21st Century Corporate Citizenship
21st Century Corporate Citizenship

21st Century Corporate Citizenship

This book is a practical guide to building a successful business in the modern day. It explores leveraging all the tools, trends and assets at the disposal of business to drive bottom-line results, value chain resiliency, productivity, innovation, long-term shareowner value, and benefit for the community.

3D Printing
3D Printing

3D Printing

This book discusses how 3D printing uses computers, ultraviolet lasers, and printable materials to build prototypes. Included are examples of 3D printing as well as the safety, health, and legal challenges that lie ahead.

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom
A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom

This resource examines the Hierarchy of Instructional Excellence, which prioritizes the order of teacher development for ultimate success.

Advertising and Marketing in Theater
Advertising and Marketing in Theater

Advertising and Marketing in Theater

Populating a theater audience falls to people in advertising and marking, who generate publicity that is both free and purchased. This book focuses on some of the methods of these key people on whom the success of the show depends.

American Civil Rights Movement
American Civil Rights Movement

American Civil Rights Movement

This book highlights the important events and figures that made this movement successful and introduces readers to important activists who fought for civil rights by raising their voices and refusing to accept unfair laws. Finally, readers will learn what can still be done to further equality for African Americans in the United States and how they can be a part of the movement.

Becoming Facebook
Becoming Facebook

Becoming Facebook

This book tells the coming-of-age story of the now venerable giant, sharing the true story of how Zuckerberg joined the ranks of iconic CEOs like Steve Jobs, Larry Page, and Jeff Bezos—as Facebook grows up, overcomes setbacks, and works to connect the world.

Beginning the Principalship, ed. 4
Beginning the Principalship, ed. 4

Beginning the Principalship, ed. 4

This book offers intensive encouragement and help in a practical hands-on guide to help principals navigate the challenges of school leadership.

Benefit Corporation Law and Governance
Benefit Corporation Law and Governance

Benefit Corporation Law and Governance

This book examines benefit corporation governance. This model reorients corporations so that they work for the interests of all stakeholders such as society, workers, the community and the environment, and not just shareholders.

Big Data and Privacy Rights
Big Data and Privacy Rights

Big Data and Privacy Rights

This book examines how companies, governments, and individuals collect and use massive amounts of personal information, highlighting the privacy concerns that result when these activities are done without public knowledge.

Big Data and Smart Service Systems
Big Data and Smart Service Systems

Big Data and Smart Service Systems

This book presents the theories and applications regarding Big Data and smart service systems, data acquisition, smart cities, business decision-making support, and smart service design.

Buyers and Sellers
Buyers and Sellers

Buyers and Sellers

This book provides an overview of the marketplace and its participants, explains who buyers and sellers are as well as how people decide what they need and want and how the marketplace is changing with technological advances, and explores key economic concepts, like scarcity, resources, incentives, supply, demand, and market structures, while providing readers with strategies for making smart buying and selling decisions.

Capturing Loyalty
Capturing Loyalty

Capturing Loyalty

This book explains how to improve profitability by focusing on turning a business’s already satisfied customers into highly satisfied customers by removing their sense of risk. Also included is a fail-safe method for identifying the risks inherent in your business.

Career Courage
Career Courage

Career Courage

This book serves as a personal coach through the soul-searching and planning process ahead, whether you’re a college grad contemplating choices, a seasoned professional seeking new directions, or a stay-at-home mom preparing to reenter the workplace. Packed with exercises and stories of inspiring second acts, the book poses tough questions about motivation, confidence, character, risk tolerance, and more.

Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

Explores the time in which Columbus lived, his voyages and discovery of the New World, and the Spanish settlements that resulted from them.

Coding Projects in Python
Coding Projects in Python

Coding Projects in Python

Geared towards kids ages 10 and over, this book teaches them how to build graphics, games, and apps using Python.

Collaborating for Inquiry-Based Learning, ed. 2
Collaborating for Inquiry-Based Learning, ed. 2

Collaborating for Inquiry-Based Learning, ed. 2

This book explains effective inquiry-based learning (IBL) scaffolding and the school librarian's role as the lead in the collaborative process of inquiry-based teaching.

Completing Capitalism
Completing Capitalism

Completing Capitalism

This book proposes a more complete form of capitalism that delivers superior financial performance because it mobilizes human, social, and natural capital along with financial capital.

Confident Voices
Confident Voices

Confident Voices

When it comes to technology integration, don’t overlook the needs of your ELL students. Introduce project-based learning into your classroom and utilize strategies to engage your ELL students and bridge the growing divide between technology and the ELL students that need it to thrive. This book shows ELL educators how to combine technology with teaching in this guide to blended learning.

Conflict without Casualties
Conflict without Casualties

Conflict without Casualties

This book proposes the use of openness, resourcefulness, and persistence to achieve mutually beneficial conflict resolution in a business environment.

Connected Librarians
Connected Librarians

Connected Librarians

This book discusses the responsibility of librarians to model the proper use of social media for students, and offers practical ideas for effectively using social media in school libraries.

Content Ownership and Copyright
Content Ownership and Copyright

Content Ownership and Copyright

This book examines the role copyrights play in the areas of public domain, intellectual property, schools, and the digital realm.

Controlling Cyberspace
Controlling Cyberspace

Controlling Cyberspace

This book covers a broad range of issues related to Internet governance, presenting a technical description of how the Internet works, and an overview of the Internet governance ecosystem from its earliest days to the present. Included is an examination of the roles of the United Nations and other international and regional organizations in Internet governance, and a discussion of Internet governance in relation to specific national and international policies and debates.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Writing and Blogging
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Writing and Blogging

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Writing and Blogging

This book provides all the tools for a career that involves writing and blogging. Each chapter explores a specific career path, including fiction writer/novelist, editor, columnist or opinion blogger and playwright, providing first-person accounts from professionals in the field.

Courageous Edventures
Courageous Edventures

Courageous Edventures

This book provides strategies and solutions for tackling common classroom management problems by putting learning into the hands of students using Problem Based Innovation (PBI).

Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences
Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences

Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences

This book is a useful resource for STEM faculty and university administrators working with students with disabilities, as well as STEM industry professionals interested in accommodating employees with disabilities. It offers a global perspective on making research or work spaces accessible for students with disabilities in the STEM fields.

Creating a STEM Culture for Teaching and Learning
Creating a STEM Culture for Teaching and Learning

Creating a STEM Culture for Teaching and Learning

This book provides readers with various methodologies and practices for implementing a STEM culture within school curriculum.

Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom
Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom

Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom

This book offers direct guidance on the steps K–12 educators must take to facilitate online learning and maximize student growth using digital tools. Each chapter includes suggestions, tips, and examples tied to pedagogical practices associated with learning online.

Creatively Productive
Creatively Productive

Creatively Productive

This book explains to educators how they can teach their students to be creatively productive by devising individualized plans for personal and student organization, manage time more effectively and get more done, choose the best note-taking styles and strategies, set and track goals—and avoid procrastination, teach students how to use reflection for personal and academic purposes, and boost reading retention.

Critical Perspectives on Media Bias
Critical Perspectives on Media Bias

Critical Perspectives on Media Bias

Through critical essays and input from media insiders and watchdogs, students will explore what media bias is, how it affects the news they read and watch, and what they can do to make sure that they're not swayed by media bias when they ingest news.

Culture Crossing
Culture Crossing

Culture Crossing

This book offers ways to improve interactions with people from any cultural background, become aware of cultural “baggage” to help side-step knee-jerk reactions, and develop the agility to adjust behaviors and expectations as needed.

Data Mining, ed. 4
Data Mining, ed. 4

Data Mining, ed. 4

This book offers a thorough grounding in machine learning concepts, along with practical advice on applying these tools and techniques in real-world data mining situations.

Designing Adult Services
Designing Adult Services

Designing Adult Services

This book, which focuses on adult patrons ages nineteen through senior citizens, explains how libraries can best serve their community's population at different life stages and foster experiences that are "worth the trip"―whether actual or virtual.

Designing and Using Performance Tasks
Designing and Using Performance Tasks

Designing and Using Performance Tasks

This book walks teachers step-by-step through the process of incorporating performance tasks as a tool to teach, monitor, and extend student learning.

Developing Effective Learners
Developing Effective Learners

Developing Effective Learners

This book details how to impactfully respond to students’ academic, emotional, and behavioral challenges; embrace learning differences; and create inclusive classroom environments.

Digital Citizenship
Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship

This book offers a community-based approach to building digital citizenship to teach, learn, and thrive in today’s digital environment. It shows how to attain a variety of skills, including protecting privacy, understanding creative credits and copyright freedoms, and helping ingrain digital citizenship into the school culture.

Digital Leadership
Digital Leadership

Digital Leadership

This book covers Pillars of Digital Leadership to transform school culture. Topics include using free social media tools to improve communication, enhancing public relations, integrating digital tools into the classroom to increase student engagement and achievement, and facilitating professional learning and accessing new opportunities and resources.

Distracted
Distracted

Distracted

This book examines how new technologies and social pressures have changed the way we use our attention, and the extent to which they drive us to distraction, by interpreting hundreds of scientific studies from the literatures in cognitive and social psychology, sociology, communication, management, and decision making.

Driving Digital
Driving Digital

Driving Digital

Provides the latest research on the impact of digital computing and emerging technological innovations in the realm of business success. Covers a range of relevant perspectives and topics, such as IT outsourcing, sustainable development and online advertising.

Economic Policies and Social Welfare in the 21st Century
Economic Policies and Social Welfare in the 21st Century

Economic Policies and Social Welfare in the 21st Century

Explores the challenges faced by China and Thailand during the last three decades, such as competing in a world of volatile exchange rates and capital flows, opening up the banking and communications sectors, environmental issues, and dealing with social problems, such as health care and child rearing.

Elderly Issues & Politics, ed. 2
Elderly Issues & Politics, ed. 2

Elderly Issues & Politics, ed. 2

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume offers an overview of sociology as it applies to elderly issues and politics. The essay collection is broken up into three main sections that describe the social effects of aging, analyze the varying forms of elderly care opportunities, and discuss issues of elder abuse and discrimination.

Electric Sounds
Electric Sounds

Electric Sounds

Focuses on the innovations in the electronic production and transmission of sound in the 1920s and '30s and their explosive impact on the American mass media, especially the radio, the phonograph, and the cinema.

Engineering and Building Robots for Competitions
Engineering and Building Robots for Competitions

Engineering and Building Robots for Competitions

This book gives readers valuable information to enter this competitive and dynamic field. More importantly, readers learn the basics of how to build prize-winning robots, and how to find and enter contests, including local, regional, and national events.

Erasing Institutional Bias
Erasing Institutional Bias

Erasing Institutional Bias

This book discusses how to impact systemic change in organizations, using research that shows how biases become embedded into workplace cultures. It confronts specific topics such as racism, sexism, hiring and advancement bias and retribution bias, and offers solutions for identifying and controlling them.

Everyday Problem-Based Learning
Everyday Problem-Based Learning

Everyday Problem-Based Learning

This book shows how to use problem-based learning as a daily approach to help students learn authentic and relevant content and skills and explains how to engage students in each of the seven steps in the problem-based learning model.

Everything but Teaching
Everything but Teaching

Everything but Teaching

This guide provides indispensable tips for time management, grading practices with clear feedback, productive meetings with students, parents, or colleagues, effective recordkeeping, and streamlined procedures.

Examining Ecology
Examining Ecology

Examining Ecology

This book provides foundational ecological principles and exercises for analyzing data, drawing graphs, and simulating field work, using real life examples to demonstrate basic principles.

Excuse Me
Excuse Me

Excuse Me

Merging classic rules of behavior with new realities of modern business, this book spotlights dozens of puzzling situations, with suggestions for bridging divides. It untangles the nuances of: meeting etiquette, interview expectations, proper office attire, electronic manners, privacy in tight spaces, eye contact and nonverbal cues, small talk, business dining, social media use, working remotely and flexibly, and more.

Finding and Seeking
Finding and Seeking

Finding and Seeking

This volume traces the logic of moral thought from self-awareness to decision through the virtues of faith, hope, and love, blending biblical, historico-theological, and contemporary ideas.

From Goals to Growth
From Goals to Growth

From Goals to Growth

This book presents a growth planning process that integrates seamlessly with existing IEP and Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI2) structures and is also suitable for any student who has individualized or personalized goals, regardless of whether that student qualifies for special education services.

From Smartphones to Social Media
From Smartphones to Social Media

From Smartphones to Social Media

This book examines how today's technology, as it includes smartphones, computers, and the internet, shapes our physical health, cognitive and psychological development, and interactions with one another and the world around us. It examines research on how the use of technology affects us, through thematic chapters, case studies and interviews with experts, providing insight into technology's positive and negative effects on everyday lives and how to mediate the negative ones.

Future Ready Internet Research Skills
Future Ready Internet Research Skills

Future Ready Internet Research Skills

This book shows readers how to perform their own research and teaches them skills for citing their sources as well as figuring out which ones seem reliable.

Future Ready Library and Media Center Mastery
Future Ready Library and Media Center Mastery

Future Ready Library and Media Center Mastery

This book shows readers how to conduct research in the library and the media center, as well as how to make the best use of their time. Activities will encourage familiarity with the library while fast facts and sidebars will help student grasp new concepts.

Future Ready Oral and Multimedia Presentations
Future Ready Oral and Multimedia Presentations

Future Ready Oral and Multimedia Presentations

This book will show students how to create oral and multimedia presentations, a part of every person’s education. These skills will be used through college and beyond, and they will be very useful to students for many years to come.

Future Ready Research Papers
Future Ready Research Papers

Future Ready Research Papers

This book provides easy-to follow instructions, examples, and clear text, to help students learn how to write a research paper and cite their sources. Quick facts, activities, and sidebars help make the concept of research clearer for the reader.

Future Ready Writing Assignments
Future Ready Writing Assignments

Future Ready Writing Assignments

This book provides easy-to-follow text and clear examples, to help students learn about the different types of writing assignments they’ll receive and how to write each one. Activities will encourage students to extend their writing skills further.

Future-Ready Leadership
Future-Ready Leadership

Future-Ready Leadership

This book provides a blueprint for reshaping the future of work, exploring cutting-edge research on technology's impact on the workplace. Each chapter uses data to set up a specific future of work leadership challenge, offering practical solutions and advice, actionable recommendations, and tools for reflection and action that can be put into practice right away.

Gamify Literacy
Gamify Literacy

Gamify Literacy

This guide provides classroom educators and tech coaches with tips and inspiration on how to apply gaming techniques to improve literacy and deepen student collaboration and critical thinking.

Going Google, ed. 2
Going Google, ed. 2

Going Google, ed. 2

This newly updated guide to Google’s latest tech tools explains which tools help you meet 21st century skills and the new ISTE Standards for Students; the latest versions of Google Classroom, Google Drive, Google Chrome, Google Earth, and YouTube; how to create quizzes, parent contract forms, and student writing groups; and how to use technology-related activities to facilitate creativity, promote innovation, and enhance communication skills.

Going Horizontal
Going Horizontal

Going Horizontal

This book presents seven concrete practices to help your organization flatten its existing hierarchy and develop a horizontal organization, resulting in enhanced creativity, greater growth, an increased employee retention and productivity, and a better bottom line.

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies
Hacking Digital Learning Strategies

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies

This book demonstrates the power of EdTech Missions–lessons and projects that inspire learners to use web tools and social media to innovate, research, collaborate, problem-solve, campaign, crowd fund, crowd source, and publish.

Hacking Engagement Again
Hacking Engagement Again

Hacking Engagement Again

This book acts as a comprehensive roadmap to create an engaging class that even your reluctant learners will love. Each of the fifty “hacks” follows an identical template, all beginning with a thorough explanation of the problem, then a detailed solution, and finally concrete steps to manifest the solution tomorrow. It is designed as a launching pad to engaging your students.

Hacking The Writing Workshop
Hacking The Writing Workshop

Hacking The Writing Workshop

This book challenges teachers to redefine what writing is and how we might help students create it inside of future-ready workshops. It explores how design thinking elevates the writing process and enriches the workshop experience, offering simple curriculum frameworks and exploring ways to situate workshop among other portions of your literacy block and your required programs as well as strategies for supporting student-generated curriculum.

Hanging Out
Hanging Out

Hanging Out

This book explores socialization and enjoying downtime with friends as an activity we regularly participate in but often take for granted. It applies theories and concepts from psychology and sociology to explain the functions, benefits, harms, and consequences of how we spend our free time. Readers will learn about the many forms of socializing, discover why socializing is so important, and understand the positive and negative effects of socializing.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society
How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society

How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society

Developing a computer that can match human intelligence—or even exceed it—is the ultimate goal of artificial intelligence researchers. This book examines the progress in this field, looks at the science behind it, and discusses how it will shape our world in the future.

How Green is My Library?
How Green is My Library?

How Green is My Library?

Provides tools to evaluate the greenness of existing or planned library facilities and operations.

How Rules and Laws Change Society
How Rules and Laws Change Society

How Rules and Laws Change Society

This book takes an in-depth look at the way laws and rules influence society and how people can have an impact on the laws that govern them. Different types of societies are discussed, and a brief overview of how rules and laws are created in the United States is provided.

Human Remains: Another Dimension
Human Remains: Another Dimension

Human Remains: Another Dimension

This book brings together scattered literature on the topic, assimilating disparate pieces that relate to the novel use of non-invasive three-dimensional imaging techniques in the forensic context. Written by specialists in the field, it demonstrates the current use of 3D non-invasive imaging techniques using case studies. In addition, the advantages for using such methods, their current limitations, and possible solutions are also reviewed.

Human Trafficking
Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

This book offers a in-depth look at human trafficking in its many forms, ranging from single operators to large, transnational organizations and how they coerce, deceive, and exploit their victims in the domestic service, farming, construction, and sex industries as well as in the harvesting of organs. It eables a greater appreciation for the social, economic, cultural, and environmental factors that contribute to human trafficking and how these crimes should be addressed.

Humility Is the New Smart
Humility Is the New Smart

Humility Is the New Smart

This book explains that the key to staying relevant in the workforce is to excel at critical, creative, and innovative thinking and at genuinely engaging with others—things machines can't do well.

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3
Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3

This book advises teachers on how to assess, instruct, and differentiate inclusive lesson plans and strategies for inclusion honoring each individual student and working with families and making them an integral part of the inclusive team and by not permitting a label to define a student or lower academic, behavioral, social, and emotional expectations. It includes updated information on ADA, IDEA, writing IEPs, transitional services, and metacognitive strategies.

Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News
Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News

Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News

Going beyond the fake news problem, this book tackles the broader issue of teaching library users of all types how to become more critical consumers and sharers of information. Discusses core concepts involved in promoting critical information literacy, such as information ethics, media literacy, and civic education. Includes the history of fake news, and strategies to apply in your library to help library users become more conscious and responsible consumers of information.

Information Literacy for Today's Diverse Students
Information Literacy for Today's Diverse Students

Information Literacy for Today's Diverse Students

This book helps students from diverse backgrounds and with various learning styles to master the material they learn through practical examples for librarians teaching higher education information literacy.

Knowledge Encyclopedia
Knowledge Encyclopedia

Knowledge Encyclopedia

Created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, the multidisciplinary Knowledge Encyclopedia covers a wide range of topics, including space and earth sciences, the human body, technology, and history.

Lead Beyond Your Title
Lead Beyond Your Title

Lead Beyond Your Title

This book challenges educators to become catalysts for change—regardless of their titles, by discovering their leadership qualities, promoting student leadership, building a crew of colleagues, and finding and using leadership "superpowers" to make a difference in others’ lives.

Leadership Coaching for Educators, ed. 2
Leadership Coaching for Educators, ed. 2

Leadership Coaching for Educators, ed. 2

This book provides a common core of knowledge and understanding about coaching to help educators design and develop effective coaching programs.

Leading 21st Century Schools, ed. 2
Leading 21st Century Schools, ed. 2

Leading 21st Century Schools, ed. 2

This book empowers administrators and teachers to plan and execute effective strategies for enhancing student engagement and achievement through the latest technological developments and author-tested methods for applying them in schools. Features include aligning technology to the ISLLC Standards, ISTE Standards, and Common Core State Standards and comprehensive guides to the newest technologies and trends that school leaders need to know.

Learning about Other People and Cultures
Learning about Other People and Cultures

Learning about Other People and Cultures

This book teaches young readers how to bridge cultural gaps to find shared values with others, while also teaching them the value of diversity.

Literacy Strategies for English Learners in Core Content Secondary Classrooms
Literacy Strategies for English Learners in Core Content Secondary Classrooms

Literacy Strategies for English Learners in Core Content Secondary Classrooms

This book focuses on instructional strategies that integrate language, literacy, and content across all subject areas in secondary education.

Milestone Moments in Getting your PhD in Qualitative Research
Milestone Moments in Getting your PhD in Qualitative Research

Milestone Moments in Getting your PhD in Qualitative Research

This title is a guide for research students completing higher degrees, focusing on the language and terminology of the theoretical and practical requirements of a given research program.

Mobile Applications Designer
Mobile Applications Designer

Mobile Applications Designer

This book takes an in-depth look at the career of a mobile applications designer. The mobile applications industry continues to grow as people demand more from their smartphones and tablets each day.

Modern Technologies in Web Services Research
Modern Technologies in Web Services Research

Modern Technologies in Web Services Research

Facilitates communication and networking among Web services and e-business researchers and engineers in a period where considerable changes are taking place in Web services technologies innovation.

NOW! Classrooms, Grades 6-8
NOW! Classrooms, Grades 6-8

NOW! Classrooms, Grades 6-8

This resource, developed specifically for grades 6-8, presents classroom-tested lessons that help take instruction and learning to the next level through the use of technology.

NOW! Classrooms, Grades K-2
NOW! Classrooms, Grades K-2

NOW! Classrooms, Grades K-2

This resource, developed specifically for grades K-2, presents classroom-tested lessons that help take instruction and learning to the next level through the use of technology.

Now We're Talking!
Now We're Talking!

Now We're Talking!

This book presents school leaders with a 21-day, results-driven approach to classroom visits.

Online around the World
Online around the World

Online around the World

Covering more than 80 countries around the world, this book provides a compelling, contemporary snapshot of how people in other countries are using the Internet, social media, and mobile apps.

Pacing for Growth
Pacing for Growth

Pacing for Growth

This book shows leaders how to evaluate their company's and team's current capacity for growth and identify the right capabilities and pacing strategies to increase growth steadily and sustainably. Includes physiological and psychological research, in-depth business case studies, examples from real leaders, and practical tools with her own narrative of endurance training.

Personalized Reading
Personalized Reading

Personalized Reading

The strategies and classroom-ready ideas in this book will help secondary educators incorporate technology to promote reading, critical thinking and digital literacy.

Pro Team Foundation Service
Pro Team Foundation Service

Pro Team Foundation Service

Provides instruction on how to best leverage Microsoft's cloud-based Application Lifecycle Management platform for quick improvements in the agile software development process.

Research 2.0 and the Future of Information Literacy
Research 2.0 and the Future of Information Literacy

Research 2.0 and the Future of Information Literacy

This book addresses information literacy, scientific literacy and academic literacy from the viewpoint of scientific research, especially in the light of the changing research landscape characterized by the emergence of Research 2.0.

Science in Motion
Science in Motion

Science in Motion

This book demonstrates the science of motion. In this STEAM title, explore and test the laws that affect every move we make. This title supports NGSS for Motion and Stability.

Secrets to Success for Science Teachers
Secrets to Success for Science Teachers

Secrets to Success for Science Teachers

This guide provides new and seasoned teachers with practical ideas, strategies, and insights to help address essential topics in effective science teaching, including emphasizing inquiry, building literacy, implementing technology, using a wide variety of science resources, and maintaining student safety.

Swimming in the Deep End
Swimming in the Deep End

Swimming in the Deep End

This book examines foundational skills required for effective leadership and change management: thinking before speaking, preempting resistance, responding to resistance, and managing oneself through change and resistance. It provides guidance for building these vital skills and leading school initiatives and implementation plans that face 21st century challenges head-on.

Teaching Abroad
Teaching Abroad

Teaching Abroad

Focuses on North Americans who go to China and Europe and discusses attitudes and issues relevant to all of the international community.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang Theory

This book includes biographies of Arno Penzias, Robert Wilson, Ralph Alpher, and more. The book presents proven scientific facts about our universe alongside questions that today’s astrophysicists work tirelessly to answer.

The Historian's Awakening
The Historian's Awakening

The Historian's Awakening

This collection provides commentary on Kate Chopin's classic novel with social and cultural history context, and discussions of the author and her times, as well as insight into historical forces that shaped people's lives and the 19th-century social and cultural environment from which the novel emerged. It examines how 19th-century ideas about class, gender, ethnicity, and modernity affect a woman's life, and challenges prevailing scholarship through historical context.

The Learning Leader
The Learning Leader

The Learning Leader

Provides school leadership actions and guideposts that will lead to higher student achievement.

The Modern Nerd's Guide to Cosplay
The Modern Nerd's Guide to Cosplay

The Modern Nerd's Guide to Cosplay

This book introduces readers to the hobby of cosplay, the detailed craft of creating a unique costume, props, and makeup to bring both beloved and reviled characters to life. Full-color photographs, a glossary, and a list of books and websites for further research are also included.

The New Art and Science of Teaching
The New Art and Science of Teaching

The New Art and Science of Teaching

This new edition offers a framework for substantive change based on Dr. Marzano’s 50 years of education research. It places focus on student outcomes, with an in-depth look at the elements of three overarching categories of teaching which define what must happen to optimize student learning. It also examines the state of the modern standards movement and what changes must be made in K–12 education to ensure high levels of learning for all.

The Principal’s Guide to Time Management
The Principal’s Guide to Time Management

The Principal’s Guide to Time Management

Written by school principals, this guide provides a plan of action to help get you back to the instructional leadership that made you want this job in the first place.

The Purpose Revolution
The Purpose Revolution

The Purpose Revolution

This book provides information on how business leaders can create companies that do social good and find a truly authentic purpose - one that is a natural fit for them and their organization. It describes concrete actions leaders can take to ensure that employees own it, customers and recruits connect with it, and every corporate action and activity reflects it.

The Purpose of Rules and Laws
The Purpose of Rules and Laws

The Purpose of Rules and Laws

This book explains how rules and laws provide people with guidelines on how to live in societies and explores how having equal rights and responsibilities makes it easier for society to function well.

The Relationship Engine
The Relationship Engine

The Relationship Engine

This guide provides the tools needed to become an intentional, masterful relationship-builder. It helps readers establish common ground, focus on collaboration instead of command, put people before process, demonstrate worthy intent, and make every interaction matter.

The Revolution Where You Live
The Revolution Where You Live

The Revolution Where You Live

This book documents a 12,000-mile journey through eighteen states where the author discovered people and communities who are remaking America from the ground up.

The Right to Die
The Right to Die

The Right to Die

This book examines the right-to-die issues facing society now that vast improvements in public health care and medicine have resulted in people not only living longer but taking much longer to die, often in great pain and suffering. It covers the legal aspects and the politics of the controversy, analyzes the battles in state and federal courts, and supplies primary sources illustrating the political, medical, legal, religious, and ethical landscape of the right to die.

The SAGE Glossary of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
The SAGE Glossary of the Social and Behavioral Sciences

The SAGE Glossary of the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Defines the major terms needed to achieve fluency in the social and behavioral sciences. Its interdisciplinary scope covers such varied fields as anthropology, communication and media studies, criminal justice, economics, education, geography, human services, management, political science, psychology, and sociology.

The Science of Living Longer
The Science of Living Longer

The Science of Living Longer

This book looks at the current state of scientific research on how people can live significantly longer—and possibly even forever. It reviews historical efforts to achieve immortality in Western and other cultures and investigates different strands of research toward the common objective of achieving a longer life or even immortality. It covers the health, wellness, and fitness movement designed to help individuals live longer and biological methods designed to defeat aging.

Travel Technology
Travel Technology

Travel Technology

This book explores ways in which technology is improving travel. Examples include maglev trains, hovercrafts, hyperloops, and solar powered vehicles.

Your Personalized Internet
Your Personalized Internet

Your Personalized Internet

This book uncovers the problematic aspects of online customization, including the dangers of echo chambers and filter bubbles and the loss of privacy that can result from companies sharing your personal information.

Business

21st Century Corporate Citizenship
21st Century Corporate Citizenship

21st Century Corporate Citizenship

This book is a practical guide to building a successful business in the modern day. It explores leveraging all the tools, trends and assets at the disposal of business to drive bottom-line results, value chain resiliency, productivity, innovation, long-term shareowner value, and benefit for the community.

Becoming Facebook
Becoming Facebook

Becoming Facebook

This book tells the coming-of-age story of the now venerable giant, sharing the true story of how Zuckerberg joined the ranks of iconic CEOs like Steve Jobs, Larry Page, and Jeff Bezos—as Facebook grows up, overcomes setbacks, and works to connect the world.

Benefit Corporation Law and Governance
Benefit Corporation Law and Governance

Benefit Corporation Law and Governance

This book examines benefit corporation governance. This model reorients corporations so that they work for the interests of all stakeholders such as society, workers, the community and the environment, and not just shareholders.

Capturing Loyalty
Capturing Loyalty

Capturing Loyalty

This book explains how to improve profitability by focusing on turning a business’s already satisfied customers into highly satisfied customers by removing their sense of risk. Also included is a fail-safe method for identifying the risks inherent in your business.

Career Courage
Career Courage

Career Courage

This book serves as a personal coach through the soul-searching and planning process ahead, whether you’re a college grad contemplating choices, a seasoned professional seeking new directions, or a stay-at-home mom preparing to reenter the workplace. Packed with exercises and stories of inspiring second acts, the book poses tough questions about motivation, confidence, character, risk tolerance, and more.

Culture Crossing
Culture Crossing

Culture Crossing

This book offers ways to improve interactions with people from any cultural background, become aware of cultural “baggage” to help side-step knee-jerk reactions, and develop the agility to adjust behaviors and expectations as needed.

Distracted
Distracted

Distracted

This book examines how new technologies and social pressures have changed the way we use our attention, and the extent to which they drive us to distraction, by interpreting hundreds of scientific studies from the literatures in cognitive and social psychology, sociology, communication, management, and decision making.

Driving Digital
Driving Digital

Driving Digital

Provides the latest research on the impact of digital computing and emerging technological innovations in the realm of business success. Covers a range of relevant perspectives and topics, such as IT outsourcing, sustainable development and online advertising.

Economic Policies and Social Welfare in the 21st Century
Economic Policies and Social Welfare in the 21st Century

Economic Policies and Social Welfare in the 21st Century

Explores the challenges faced by China and Thailand during the last three decades, such as competing in a world of volatile exchange rates and capital flows, opening up the banking and communications sectors, environmental issues, and dealing with social problems, such as health care and child rearing.

Erasing Institutional Bias
Erasing Institutional Bias

Erasing Institutional Bias

This book discusses how to impact systemic change in organizations, using research that shows how biases become embedded into workplace cultures. It confronts specific topics such as racism, sexism, hiring and advancement bias and retribution bias, and offers solutions for identifying and controlling them.

Excuse Me
Excuse Me

Excuse Me

Merging classic rules of behavior with new realities of modern business, this book spotlights dozens of puzzling situations, with suggestions for bridging divides. It untangles the nuances of: meeting etiquette, interview expectations, proper office attire, electronic manners, privacy in tight spaces, eye contact and nonverbal cues, small talk, business dining, social media use, working remotely and flexibly, and more.

Future-Ready Leadership
Future-Ready Leadership

Future-Ready Leadership

This book provides a blueprint for reshaping the future of work, exploring cutting-edge research on technology's impact on the workplace. Each chapter uses data to set up a specific future of work leadership challenge, offering practical solutions and advice, actionable recommendations, and tools for reflection and action that can be put into practice right away.

Going Horizontal
Going Horizontal

Going Horizontal

This book presents seven concrete practices to help your organization flatten its existing hierarchy and develop a horizontal organization, resulting in enhanced creativity, greater growth, an increased employee retention and productivity, and a better bottom line.

Humility Is the New Smart
Humility Is the New Smart

Humility Is the New Smart

This book explains that the key to staying relevant in the workforce is to excel at critical, creative, and innovative thinking and at genuinely engaging with others—things machines can't do well.

Pacing for Growth
Pacing for Growth

Pacing for Growth

This book shows leaders how to evaluate their company's and team's current capacity for growth and identify the right capabilities and pacing strategies to increase growth steadily and sustainably. Includes physiological and psychological research, in-depth business case studies, examples from real leaders, and practical tools with her own narrative of endurance training.

The Purpose Revolution
The Purpose Revolution

The Purpose Revolution

This book provides information on how business leaders can create companies that do social good and find a truly authentic purpose - one that is a natural fit for them and their organization. It describes concrete actions leaders can take to ensure that employees own it, customers and recruits connect with it, and every corporate action and activity reflects it.

The Relationship Engine
The Relationship Engine

The Relationship Engine

This guide provides the tools needed to become an intentional, masterful relationship-builder. It helps readers establish common ground, focus on collaboration instead of command, put people before process, demonstrate worthy intent, and make every interaction matter.

Technology

3D Printing
3D Printing

3D Printing

This book discusses how 3D printing uses computers, ultraviolet lasers, and printable materials to build prototypes. Included are examples of 3D printing as well as the safety, health, and legal challenges that lie ahead.

Big Data and Privacy Rights
Big Data and Privacy Rights

Big Data and Privacy Rights

This book examines how companies, governments, and individuals collect and use massive amounts of personal information, highlighting the privacy concerns that result when these activities are done without public knowledge.

Big Data and Smart Service Systems
Big Data and Smart Service Systems

Big Data and Smart Service Systems

This book presents the theories and applications regarding Big Data and smart service systems, data acquisition, smart cities, business decision-making support, and smart service design.

Coding Projects in Python
Coding Projects in Python

Coding Projects in Python

Geared towards kids ages 10 and over, this book teaches them how to build graphics, games, and apps using Python.

Content Ownership and Copyright
Content Ownership and Copyright

Content Ownership and Copyright

This book examines the role copyrights play in the areas of public domain, intellectual property, schools, and the digital realm.

Controlling Cyberspace
Controlling Cyberspace

Controlling Cyberspace

This book covers a broad range of issues related to Internet governance, presenting a technical description of how the Internet works, and an overview of the Internet governance ecosystem from its earliest days to the present. Included is an examination of the roles of the United Nations and other international and regional organizations in Internet governance, and a discussion of Internet governance in relation to specific national and international policies and debates.

Data Mining, ed. 4
Data Mining, ed. 4

Data Mining, ed. 4

This book offers a thorough grounding in machine learning concepts, along with practical advice on applying these tools and techniques in real-world data mining situations.

Distracted
Distracted

Distracted

This book examines how new technologies and social pressures have changed the way we use our attention, and the extent to which they drive us to distraction, by interpreting hundreds of scientific studies from the literatures in cognitive and social psychology, sociology, communication, management, and decision making.

Engineering and Building Robots for Competitions
Engineering and Building Robots for Competitions

Engineering and Building Robots for Competitions

This book gives readers valuable information to enter this competitive and dynamic field. More importantly, readers learn the basics of how to build prize-winning robots, and how to find and enter contests, including local, regional, and national events.

From Smartphones to Social Media
From Smartphones to Social Media

From Smartphones to Social Media

This book examines how today's technology, as it includes smartphones, computers, and the internet, shapes our physical health, cognitive and psychological development, and interactions with one another and the world around us. It examines research on how the use of technology affects us, through thematic chapters, case studies and interviews with experts, providing insight into technology's positive and negative effects on everyday lives and how to mediate the negative ones.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society
How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society

How Artificial Intelligence Will Impact Society

Developing a computer that can match human intelligence—or even exceed it—is the ultimate goal of artificial intelligence researchers. This book examines the progress in this field, looks at the science behind it, and discusses how it will shape our world in the future.

Human Remains: Another Dimension
Human Remains: Another Dimension

Human Remains: Another Dimension

This book brings together scattered literature on the topic, assimilating disparate pieces that relate to the novel use of non-invasive three-dimensional imaging techniques in the forensic context. Written by specialists in the field, it demonstrates the current use of 3D non-invasive imaging techniques using case studies. In addition, the advantages for using such methods, their current limitations, and possible solutions are also reviewed.

Mobile Applications Designer
Mobile Applications Designer

Mobile Applications Designer

This book takes an in-depth look at the career of a mobile applications designer. The mobile applications industry continues to grow as people demand more from their smartphones and tablets each day.

Modern Technologies in Web Services Research
Modern Technologies in Web Services Research

Modern Technologies in Web Services Research

Facilitates communication and networking among Web services and e-business researchers and engineers in a period where considerable changes are taking place in Web services technologies innovation.

Online around the World
Online around the World

Online around the World

Covering more than 80 countries around the world, this book provides a compelling, contemporary snapshot of how people in other countries are using the Internet, social media, and mobile apps.

Pro Team Foundation Service
Pro Team Foundation Service

Pro Team Foundation Service

Provides instruction on how to best leverage Microsoft's cloud-based Application Lifecycle Management platform for quick improvements in the agile software development process.

Education

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom
A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom

A Leader's Guide to Excellence in Every Classroom

This resource examines the Hierarchy of Instructional Excellence, which prioritizes the order of teacher development for ultimate success.

Beginning the Principalship, ed. 4
Beginning the Principalship, ed. 4

Beginning the Principalship, ed. 4

This book offers intensive encouragement and help in a practical hands-on guide to help principals navigate the challenges of school leadership.

Confident Voices
Confident Voices

Confident Voices

When it comes to technology integration, don’t overlook the needs of your ELL students. Introduce project-based learning into your classroom and utilize strategies to engage your ELL students and bridge the growing divide between technology and the ELL students that need it to thrive. This book shows ELL educators how to combine technology with teaching in this guide to blended learning.

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Writing and Blogging
Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Writing and Blogging

Cool Careers Without College for People Who Love Writing and Blogging

This book provides all the tools for a career that involves writing and blogging. Each chapter explores a specific career path, including fiction writer/novelist, editor, columnist or opinion blogger and playwright, providing first-person accounts from professionals in the field.

Courageous Edventures
Courageous Edventures

Courageous Edventures

This book provides strategies and solutions for tackling common classroom management problems by putting learning into the hands of students using Problem Based Innovation (PBI).

Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences
Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences

Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences

This book is a useful resource for STEM faculty and university administrators working with students with disabilities, as well as STEM industry professionals interested in accommodating employees with disabilities. It offers a global perspective on making research or work spaces accessible for students with disabilities in the STEM fields.

Creating a STEM Culture for Teaching and Learning
Creating a STEM Culture for Teaching and Learning

Creating a STEM Culture for Teaching and Learning

This book provides readers with various methodologies and practices for implementing a STEM culture within school curriculum.

Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom
Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom

Creating the Anywhere, Anytime Classroom

This book offers direct guidance on the steps K–12 educators must take to facilitate online learning and maximize student growth using digital tools. Each chapter includes suggestions, tips, and examples tied to pedagogical practices associated with learning online.

Creatively Productive
Creatively Productive

Creatively Productive

This book explains to educators how they can teach their students to be creatively productive by devising individualized plans for personal and student organization, manage time more effectively and get more done, choose the best note-taking styles and strategies, set and track goals—and avoid procrastination, teach students how to use reflection for personal and academic purposes, and boost reading retention.

Designing and Using Performance Tasks
Designing and Using Performance Tasks

Designing and Using Performance Tasks

This book walks teachers step-by-step through the process of incorporating performance tasks as a tool to teach, monitor, and extend student learning.

Developing Effective Learners
Developing Effective Learners

Developing Effective Learners

This book details how to impactfully respond to students’ academic, emotional, and behavioral challenges; embrace learning differences; and create inclusive classroom environments.

Digital Citizenship
Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship

This book offers a community-based approach to building digital citizenship to teach, learn, and thrive in today’s digital environment. It shows how to attain a variety of skills, including protecting privacy, understanding creative credits and copyright freedoms, and helping ingrain digital citizenship into the school culture.

Digital Leadership
Digital Leadership

Digital Leadership

This book covers Pillars of Digital Leadership to transform school culture. Topics include using free social media tools to improve communication, enhancing public relations, integrating digital tools into the classroom to increase student engagement and achievement, and facilitating professional learning and accessing new opportunities and resources.

Everyday Problem-Based Learning
Everyday Problem-Based Learning

Everyday Problem-Based Learning

This book shows how to use problem-based learning as a daily approach to help students learn authentic and relevant content and skills and explains how to engage students in each of the seven steps in the problem-based learning model.

Everything but Teaching
Everything but Teaching

Everything but Teaching

This guide provides indispensable tips for time management, grading practices with clear feedback, productive meetings with students, parents, or colleagues, effective recordkeeping, and streamlined procedures.

From Goals to Growth
From Goals to Growth

From Goals to Growth

This book presents a growth planning process that integrates seamlessly with existing IEP and Response to Instruction and Intervention (RTI2) structures and is also suitable for any student who has individualized or personalized goals, regardless of whether that student qualifies for special education services.

Future Ready Internet Research Skills
Future Ready Internet Research Skills

Future Ready Internet Research Skills

This book shows readers how to perform their own research and teaches them skills for citing their sources as well as figuring out which ones seem reliable.

Future Ready Library and Media Center Mastery
Future Ready Library and Media Center Mastery

Future Ready Library and Media Center Mastery

This book shows readers how to conduct research in the library and the media center, as well as how to make the best use of their time. Activities will encourage familiarity with the library while fast facts and sidebars will help student grasp new concepts.

Future Ready Oral and Multimedia Presentations
Future Ready Oral and Multimedia Presentations

Future Ready Oral and Multimedia Presentations

This book will show students how to create oral and multimedia presentations, a part of every person’s education. These skills will be used through college and beyond, and they will be very useful to students for many years to come.

Future Ready Research Papers
Future Ready Research Papers

Future Ready Research Papers

This book provides easy-to follow instructions, examples, and clear text, to help students learn how to write a research paper and cite their sources. Quick facts, activities, and sidebars help make the concept of research clearer for the reader.

Future Ready Writing Assignments
Future Ready Writing Assignments

Future Ready Writing Assignments

This book provides easy-to-follow text and clear examples, to help students learn about the different types of writing assignments they’ll receive and how to write each one. Activities will encourage students to extend their writing skills further.

Gamify Literacy
Gamify Literacy

Gamify Literacy

This guide provides classroom educators and tech coaches with tips and inspiration on how to apply gaming techniques to improve literacy and deepen student collaboration and critical thinking.

Going Google, ed. 2
Going Google, ed. 2

Going Google, ed. 2

This newly updated guide to Google’s latest tech tools explains which tools help you meet 21st century skills and the new ISTE Standards for Students; the latest versions of Google Classroom, Google Drive, Google Chrome, Google Earth, and YouTube; how to create quizzes, parent contract forms, and student writing groups; and how to use technology-related activities to facilitate creativity, promote innovation, and enhance communication skills.

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies
Hacking Digital Learning Strategies

Hacking Digital Learning Strategies

This book demonstrates the power of EdTech Missions–lessons and projects that inspire learners to use web tools and social media to innovate, research, collaborate, problem-solve, campaign, crowd fund, crowd source, and publish.

Hacking Engagement Again
Hacking Engagement Again

Hacking Engagement Again

This book acts as a comprehensive roadmap to create an engaging class that even your reluctant learners will love. Each of the fifty “hacks” follows an identical template, all beginning with a thorough explanation of the problem, then a detailed solution, and finally concrete steps to manifest the solution tomorrow. It is designed as a launching pad to engaging your students.

Hacking The Writing Workshop
Hacking The Writing Workshop

Hacking The Writing Workshop

This book challenges teachers to redefine what writing is and how we might help students create it inside of future-ready workshops. It explores how design thinking elevates the writing process and enriches the workshop experience, offering simple curriculum frameworks and exploring ways to situate workshop among other portions of your literacy block and your required programs as well as strategies for supporting student-generated curriculum.

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3
Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3

Inclusion Strategies That Work! Research-Based Methods, ed. 3

This book advises teachers on how to assess, instruct, and differentiate inclusive lesson plans and strategies for inclusion honoring each individual student and working with families and making them an integral part of the inclusive team and by not permitting a label to define a student or lower academic, behavioral, social, and emotional expectations. It includes updated information on ADA, IDEA, writing IEPs, transitional services, and metacognitive strategies.

Lead Beyond Your Title
Lead Beyond Your Title

Lead Beyond Your Title

This book challenges educators to become catalysts for change—regardless of their titles, by discovering their leadership qualities, promoting student leadership, building a crew of colleagues, and finding and using leadership "superpowers" to make a difference in others’ lives.

Leadership Coaching for Educators, ed. 2
Leadership Coaching for Educators, ed. 2

Leadership Coaching for Educators, ed. 2

This book provides a common core of knowledge and understanding about coaching to help educators design and develop effective coaching programs.

Leading 21st Century Schools, ed. 2
Leading 21st Century Schools, ed. 2

Leading 21st Century Schools, ed. 2

This book empowers administrators and teachers to plan and execute effective strategies for enhancing student engagement and achievement through the latest technological developments and author-tested methods for applying them in schools. Features include aligning technology to the ISLLC Standards, ISTE Standards, and Common Core State Standards and comprehensive guides to the newest technologies and trends that school leaders need to know.

Literacy Strategies for English Learners in Core Content Secondary Classrooms
Literacy Strategies for English Learners in Core Content Secondary Classrooms

Literacy Strategies for English Learners in Core Content Secondary Classrooms

This book focuses on instructional strategies that integrate language, literacy, and content across all subject areas in secondary education.

Mobile Applications Designer
Mobile Applications Designer

Mobile Applications Designer

This book takes an in-depth look at the career of a mobile applications designer. The mobile applications industry continues to grow as people demand more from their smartphones and tablets each day.

NOW! Classrooms, Grades 6-8
NOW! Classrooms, Grades 6-8

NOW! Classrooms, Grades 6-8

This resource, developed specifically for grades 6-8, presents classroom-tested lessons that help take instruction and learning to the next level through the use of technology.

NOW! Classrooms, Grades K-2
NOW! Classrooms, Grades K-2

NOW! Classrooms, Grades K-2

This resource, developed specifically for grades K-2, presents classroom-tested lessons that help take instruction and learning to the next level through the use of technology.

Now We're Talking!
Now We're Talking!

Now We're Talking!

This book presents school leaders with a 21-day, results-driven approach to classroom visits.

Personalized Reading
Personalized Reading

Personalized Reading

The strategies and classroom-ready ideas in this book will help secondary educators incorporate technology to promote reading, critical thinking and digital literacy.

Secrets to Success for Science Teachers
Secrets to Success for Science Teachers

Secrets to Success for Science Teachers

This guide provides new and seasoned teachers with practical ideas, strategies, and insights to help address essential topics in effective science teaching, including emphasizing inquiry, building literacy, implementing technology, using a wide variety of science resources, and maintaining student safety.

Swimming in the Deep End
Swimming in the Deep End

Swimming in the Deep End

This book examines foundational skills required for effective leadership and change management: thinking before speaking, preempting resistance, responding to resistance, and managing oneself through change and resistance. It provides guidance for building these vital skills and leading school initiatives and implementation plans that face 21st century challenges head-on.

Teaching Abroad
Teaching Abroad

Teaching Abroad

Focuses on North Americans who go to China and Europe and discusses attitudes and issues relevant to all of the international community.

The Learning Leader
The Learning Leader

The Learning Leader

Provides school leadership actions and guideposts that will lead to higher student achievement.

The New Art and Science of Teaching
The New Art and Science of Teaching

The New Art and Science of Teaching

This new edition offers a framework for substantive change based on Dr. Marzano’s 50 years of education research. It places focus on student outcomes, with an in-depth look at the elements of three overarching categories of teaching which define what must happen to optimize student learning. It also examines the state of the modern standards movement and what changes must be made in K–12 education to ensure high levels of learning for all.

The Principal’s Guide to Time Management
The Principal’s Guide to Time Management

The Principal’s Guide to Time Management

Written by school principals, this guide provides a plan of action to help get you back to the instructional leadership that made you want this job in the first place.

Arts

Advertising and Marketing in Theater
Advertising and Marketing in Theater

Advertising and Marketing in Theater

Populating a theater audience falls to people in advertising and marking, who generate publicity that is both free and purchased. This book focuses on some of the methods of these key people on whom the success of the show depends.

Electric Sounds
Electric Sounds

Electric Sounds

Focuses on the innovations in the electronic production and transmission of sound in the 1920s and '30s and their explosive impact on the American mass media, especially the radio, the phonograph, and the cinema.

History

American Civil Rights Movement
American Civil Rights Movement

American Civil Rights Movement

This book highlights the important events and figures that made this movement successful and introduces readers to important activists who fought for civil rights by raising their voices and refusing to accept unfair laws. Finally, readers will learn what can still be done to further equality for African Americans in the United States and how they can be a part of the movement.

Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

Explores the time in which Columbus lived, his voyages and discovery of the New World, and the Spanish settlements that resulted from them.

Law

Benefit Corporation Law and Governance
Benefit Corporation Law and Governance

Benefit Corporation Law and Governance

This book examines benefit corporation governance. This model reorients corporations so that they work for the interests of all stakeholders such as society, workers, the community and the environment, and not just shareholders.

How Rules and Laws Change Society
How Rules and Laws Change Society

How Rules and Laws Change Society

This book takes an in-depth look at the way laws and rules influence society and how people can have an impact on the laws that govern them. Different types of societies are discussed, and a brief overview of how rules and laws are created in the United States is provided.

Human Trafficking
Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

This book offers a in-depth look at human trafficking in its many forms, ranging from single operators to large, transnational organizations and how they coerce, deceive, and exploit their victims in the domestic service, farming, construction, and sex industries as well as in the harvesting of organs. It eables a greater appreciation for the social, economic, cultural, and environmental factors that contribute to human trafficking and how these crimes should be addressed.

The Purpose of Rules and Laws
The Purpose of Rules and Laws

The Purpose of Rules and Laws

This book explains how rules and laws provide people with guidelines on how to live in societies and explores how having equal rights and responsibilities makes it easier for society to function well.

The Right to Die
The Right to Die

The Right to Die

This book examines the right-to-die issues facing society now that vast improvements in public health care and medicine have resulted in people not only living longer but taking much longer to die, often in great pain and suffering. It covers the legal aspects and the politics of the controversy, analyzes the battles in state and federal courts, and supplies primary sources illustrating the political, medical, legal, religious, and ethical landscape of the right to die.

Information and Publishing

Big Data and Privacy Rights
Big Data and Privacy Rights

Big Data and Privacy Rights

This book examines how companies, governments, and individuals collect and use massive amounts of personal information, highlighting the privacy concerns that result when these activities are done without public knowledge.

Research 2.0 and the Future of Information Literacy
Research 2.0 and the Future of Information Literacy

Research 2.0 and the Future of Information Literacy

This book addresses information literacy, scientific literacy and academic literacy from the viewpoint of scientific research, especially in the light of the changing research landscape characterized by the emergence of Research 2.0.

Social Science

Buyers and Sellers
Buyers and Sellers

Buyers and Sellers

This book provides an overview of the marketplace and its participants, explains who buyers and sellers are as well as how people decide what they need and want and how the marketplace is changing with technological advances, and explores key economic concepts, like scarcity, resources, incentives, supply, demand, and market structures, while providing readers with strategies for making smart buying and selling decisions.

Completing Capitalism
Completing Capitalism

Completing Capitalism

This book proposes a more complete form of capitalism that delivers superior financial performance because it mobilizes human, social, and natural capital along with financial capital.

Conflict without Casualties
Conflict without Casualties

Conflict without Casualties

This book proposes the use of openness, resourcefulness, and persistence to achieve mutually beneficial conflict resolution in a business environment.

Critical Perspectives on Media Bias
Critical Perspectives on Media Bias

Critical Perspectives on Media Bias

Through critical essays and input from media insiders and watchdogs, students will explore what media bias is, how it affects the news they read and watch, and what they can do to make sure that they're not swayed by media bias when they ingest news.

Elderly Issues & Politics, ed. 2
Elderly Issues & Politics, ed. 2

Elderly Issues & Politics, ed. 2

This work is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume offers an overview of sociology as it applies to elderly issues and politics. The essay collection is broken up into three main sections that describe the social effects of aging, analyze the varying forms of elderly care opportunities, and discuss issues of elder abuse and discrimination.

From Smartphones to Social Media
From Smartphones to Social Media

From Smartphones to Social Media

This book examines how today's technology, as it includes smartphones, computers, and the internet, shapes our physical health, cognitive and psychological development, and interactions with one another and the world around us. It examines research on how the use of technology affects us, through thematic chapters, case studies and interviews with experts, providing insight into technology's positive and negative effects on everyday lives and how to mediate the negative ones.

Hanging Out
Hanging Out

Hanging Out

This book explores socialization and enjoying downtime with friends as an activity we regularly participate in but often take for granted. It applies theories and concepts from psychology and sociology to explain the functions, benefits, harms, and consequences of how we spend our free time. Readers will learn about the many forms of socializing, discover why socializing is so important, and understand the positive and negative effects of socializing.

How Rules and Laws Change Society
How Rules and Laws Change Society

How Rules and Laws Change Society

This book takes an in-depth look at the way laws and rules influence society and how people can have an impact on the laws that govern them. Different types of societies are discussed, and a brief overview of how rules and laws are created in the United States is provided.

Human Trafficking
Human Trafficking

Human Trafficking

This book offers a in-depth look at human trafficking in its many forms, ranging from single operators to large, transnational organizations and how they coerce, deceive, and exploit their victims in the domestic service, farming, construction, and sex industries as well as in the harvesting of organs. It eables a greater appreciation for the social, economic, cultural, and environmental factors that contribute to human trafficking and how these crimes should be addressed.

Learning about Other People and Cultures
Learning about Other People and Cultures

Learning about Other People and Cultures

This book teaches young readers how to bridge cultural gaps to find shared values with others, while also teaching them the value of diversity.

The Purpose of Rules and Laws
The Purpose of Rules and Laws

The Purpose of Rules and Laws

This book explains how rules and laws provide people with guidelines on how to live in societies and explores how having equal rights and responsibilities makes it easier for society to function well.

The Revolution Where You Live
The Revolution Where You Live

The Revolution Where You Live

This book documents a 12,000-mile journey through eighteen states where the author discovered people and communities who are remaking America from the ground up.

The Right to Die
The Right to Die

The Right to Die

This book examines the right-to-die issues facing society now that vast improvements in public health care and medicine have resulted in people not only living longer but taking much longer to die, often in great pain and suffering. It covers the legal aspects and the politics of the controversy, analyzes the battles in state and federal courts, and supplies primary sources illustrating the political, medical, legal, religious, and ethical landscape of the right to die.

The SAGE Glossary of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
The SAGE Glossary of the Social and Behavioral Sciences

The SAGE Glossary of the Social and Behavioral Sciences

Defines the major terms needed to achieve fluency in the social and behavioral sciences. Its interdisciplinary scope covers such varied fields as anthropology, communication and media studies, criminal justice, economics, education, geography, human services, management, political science, psychology, and sociology.

Your Personalized Internet
Your Personalized Internet

Your Personalized Internet

This book uncovers the problematic aspects of online customization, including the dangers of echo chambers and filter bubbles and the loss of privacy that can result from companies sharing your personal information.

Biography

Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus

Christopher Columbus

Explores the time in which Columbus lived, his voyages and discovery of the New World, and the Spanish settlements that resulted from them.

Library Science

Collaborating for Inquiry-Based Learning, ed. 2
Collaborating for Inquiry-Based Learning, ed. 2

Collaborating for Inquiry-Based Learning, ed. 2

This book explains effective inquiry-based learning (IBL) scaffolding and the school librarian's role as the lead in the collaborative process of inquiry-based teaching.

Connected Librarians
Connected Librarians

Connected Librarians

This book discusses the responsibility of librarians to model the proper use of social media for students, and offers practical ideas for effectively using social media in school libraries.

Designing Adult Services
Designing Adult Services

Designing Adult Services

This book, which focuses on adult patrons ages nineteen through senior citizens, explains how libraries can best serve their community's population at different life stages and foster experiences that are "worth the trip"―whether actual or virtual.

How Green is My Library?
How Green is My Library?

How Green is My Library?

Provides tools to evaluate the greenness of existing or planned library facilities and operations.

Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News
Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News

Information Literacy and Libraries in the Age of Fake News

Going beyond the fake news problem, this book tackles the broader issue of teaching library users of all types how to become more critical consumers and sharers of information. Discusses core concepts involved in promoting critical information literacy, such as information ethics, media literacy, and civic education. Includes the history of fake news, and strategies to apply in your library to help library users become more conscious and responsible consumers of information.

Information Literacy for Today's Diverse Students
Information Literacy for Today's Diverse Students

Information Literacy for Today's Diverse Students

This book helps students from diverse backgrounds and with various learning styles to master the material they learn through practical examples for librarians teaching higher education information literacy.

Milestone Moments in Getting your PhD in Qualitative Research
Milestone Moments in Getting your PhD in Qualitative Research

Milestone Moments in Getting your PhD in Qualitative Research

This title is a guide for research students completing higher degrees, focusing on the language and terminology of the theoretical and practical requirements of a given research program.

Nation and World

Economic Policies and Social Welfare in the 21st Century
Economic Policies and Social Welfare in the 21st Century

Economic Policies and Social Welfare in the 21st Century

Explores the challenges faced by China and Thailand during the last three decades, such as competing in a world of volatile exchange rates and capital flows, opening up the banking and communications sectors, environmental issues, and dealing with social problems, such as health care and child rearing.

Environment

Examining Ecology
Examining Ecology

Examining Ecology

This book provides foundational ecological principles and exercises for analyzing data, drawing graphs, and simulating field work, using real life examples to demonstrate basic principles.

Religion

Finding and Seeking
Finding and Seeking

Finding and Seeking

This volume traces the logic of moral thought from self-awareness to decision through the virtues of faith, hope, and love, blending biblical, historico-theological, and contemporary ideas.

General Reference

Knowledge Encyclopedia
Knowledge Encyclopedia

Knowledge Encyclopedia

Created in conjunction with the Smithsonian Institution, the multidisciplinary Knowledge Encyclopedia covers a wide range of topics, including space and earth sciences, the human body, technology, and history.

The Modern Nerd's Guide to Cosplay
The Modern Nerd's Guide to Cosplay

The Modern Nerd's Guide to Cosplay

This book introduces readers to the hobby of cosplay, the detailed craft of creating a unique costume, props, and makeup to bring both beloved and reviled characters to life. Full-color photographs, a glossary, and a list of books and websites for further research are also included.

Science

Science in Motion
Science in Motion

Science in Motion

This book demonstrates the science of motion. In this STEAM title, explore and test the laws that affect every move we make. This title supports NGSS for Motion and Stability.

The Big Bang Theory
The Big Bang Theory

The Big Bang Theory

This book includes biographies of Arno Penzias, Robert Wilson, Ralph Alpher, and more. The book presents proven scientific facts about our universe alongside questions that today’s astrophysicists work tirelessly to answer.

Travel Technology
Travel Technology

Travel Technology

This book explores ways in which technology is improving travel. Examples include maglev trains, hovercrafts, hyperloops, and solar powered vehicles.

Literature

The Historian's Awakening
The Historian's Awakening

The Historian's Awakening

This collection provides commentary on Kate Chopin's classic novel with social and cultural history context, and discussions of the author and her times, as well as insight into historical forces that shaped people's lives and the 19th-century social and cultural environment from which the novel emerged. It examines how 19th-century ideas about class, gender, ethnicity, and modernity affect a woman's life, and challenges prevailing scholarship through historical context.

Your Personalized Internet
Your Personalized Internet

Your Personalized Internet

This book uncovers the problematic aspects of online customization, including the dangers of echo chambers and filter bubbles and the loss of privacy that can result from companies sharing your personal information.

Medicine

The Science of Living Longer
The Science of Living Longer

The Science of Living Longer

This book looks at the current state of scientific research on how people can live significantly longer—and possibly even forever. It reviews historical efforts to achieve immortality in Western and other cultures and investigates different strands of research toward the common objective of achieving a longer life or even immortality. It covers the health, wellness, and fitness movement designed to help individuals live longer and biological methods designed to defeat aging.

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