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1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2, v.
1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2, v.

1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2, v.

Provides practical planning advice, case studies of successful programs, and numerous implementation resources. Also covers 1-to-1 leadership, tablet PCs, and the shift toward learner-centric educational environments.

A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.
A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.

A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.

Combining the goals of the Common Core State Standards with the principles of differentiation, the authors present an eight-step process to help teachers make intellectually rigorous curriculum accessible to a broad range of students. With examples across grade levels and content areas and a checklist for reflection on the steps, this text demonstrates how to meet high expectations with responsive instruction and help students grow as thinkers and problem solvers.

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.
Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

This three-volume set introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options. While there is significant discussion of the non-renewable resources now used to meet the majority of the world's energy needs (oil, coal and natural gas), the primary focus of the set is on newer options to meet the ever-growing demand.

American Decades, ed. , v.
American Decades, ed. , v.

American Decades, ed. , v.

Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.
American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

An annual supplement to the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law that updates and expands the content with new topics, updates, biographies of prominent figures and government appointees, and other features. Each year's edition contains the full U.S. Supreme Court docket in addition to the non-Supreme Court cases. Includes a glossary of legal terms.

Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

The author offers insightful answers based on her experience as a classroom teacher at the Science Leadership Academy, a public high school in Philadelphia that offers a rigorous college-prep curriculum and boasts a 99 percent graduation rate. Outlined is a framework for learning structured around five core values: inquiry, research, collaboration, presentation, and reflection.

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2
CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

Covers business case studies focused on issues in emerging markets and emerging industries across the globe.

Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.
Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.

Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.

This book helps teachers understand why typical methods to check for understanding are usually ineffective and how to use techniques that work better. Now, this edition goes further with new tips and tools to support implementation of formative assessment techniques that work in any subject area and grade level, for individual students or across multiple classrooms.

Create Success! Unlocking the Potential of Urban Students, ed. , v.
Create Success! Unlocking the Potential of Urban Students, ed. , v.

Create Success! Unlocking the Potential of Urban Students, ed. , v.

Provides an outline to teaching urban students, placing an emphasis on the active participation of teachers, parents, caregivers, and coaches in each student s success.

Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.
Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.

Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.

Provides help navigating evidence-based methodologies to chart a course toward closing (and eliminating) the academic achievement gap. The authors present a comprehensive view of the achievement gap and advocate for strategies that contribute to the success of all children.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms, ed. , v.
Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms, ed. , v.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms, ed. , v.

Provides a variety of practical instructional strategies to accommodate a broad range of learning styles, abilities, and curriculum content. Explores how to use technology to differentiate by student interest, readiness, ability, learning profile, content, process, and product.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in Middle School Classrooms, ed. , v.
Differentiating Instruction with Technology in Middle School Classrooms, ed. , v.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in Middle School Classrooms, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of research on the uniqueness of middle school students and illustrates the importance of using technology to create differentiated lessons, especially with this age group.

Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. , v.
Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. , v.

Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. , v.

Explains the relevance and importance of digital citizenship and explores its elements. Provides a useful audit and professional development activities to help educators determine how to go about integrating digital citizenship concepts into the classroom.

Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. 3, v.
Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. 3, v.

Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. 3, v.

Explains the relevance and importance of digital citizenship and explores its elements. Provides lesson plans and professional development activities to help educators determine how to go about incorporating digital citizenship concepts into the classroom.

Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators, ed. , v.
Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators, ed. , v.

Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators, ed. , v.

Provides detailed directions for preparation, production, and presentation of digital stories and the tools needed to create them. Teaches students to work collaboratively and to use new technologies required in the workforce of the future.

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Educator's Podcast Guide, ed. , v.
Educator's Podcast Guide, ed. , v.

Educator's Podcast Guide, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to podcasting, including hardware and software needs, integrating podcasts into your curriculum, and managing podcasts in the classroom.

Effective Supervision, ed. , v.
Effective Supervision, ed. , v.

Effective Supervision, ed. , v.

Shows school and district-level administrators how to set the priorities and support the practices that will help all teachers become expert teachers.

Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.
Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.

Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.

This book provides practical advice on how to conduct hiring interviews that reliably predict a teacher's success, including guidance on applying research to the interview process. It also assists in developing meaningful, legal interview questions; assembling and training an interview team; matching candidates’ skills to your schools' needs; and using the best interview strategies.

Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This text offers practical, classroom-tested strategies, routines, and rituals that teachers can use immediately to defuse the negative effects of stress and create a stimulating and supportive classroom culture. Drawing from positive psychology research, the author explains how fostering humor, mindfulness, resilience, curiosity, and gratitude in the classroom empowers students to learn from their mistakes, celebrate successes, and actively engage in learning.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities and of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text source documents, including education related legislation, international treaties, and testing methods. 8 volumes.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to use the joyful learning framework to better engage students in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and other elements of language arts learning (ELL).

Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to use the joyful learning framework to better engage students in science and mathematics.

Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to integrate the joyful learning approach with social studies standards, including the Common Core, the National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, and the College, Career, and Civic Life framework.

Engaging Minds in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in the Classroom, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors share what they have discovered about planning lessons that engage students and enable them to truly enjoy learning. It outlines key findings from research on motivation and engagement and offers real-life teaching examples from various grades.

Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.
Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.

Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.

This practical introduction to engineering for elementary through high school teachers teaches how to create effective engineering-infused lessons that break down the barriers between science, math, and technology instruction. It highlights engineering's connection to 21st century skills and college and career readiness, addresses the Next Generation Science Standards, and walks through each step of the simple but powerful engineering design process.

English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.
English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.

English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.

Covers new teaching methods and a belief that technology can reshape and re-energize the high school English Language Arts classroom.

Everyday Engagement, ed. , v.
Everyday Engagement, ed. , v.

Everyday Engagement, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the potentially overwhelming, sometimes puzzling, often delicate work of engaging both students and parents in the pursuit of learning and achievement.

Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.
Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.

Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.

This book explores the five "levers" of schooling: structure, sample, standards, strategy, and self. It illustrates how changes to structure and sample (how schools are organized and how students are grouped) will not be effective without changes to standards (expectations for student learning), strategy (instructional strategies to engage students in meaningful learning), and self (the set of beliefs teachers and students have about their capacity to be effective).

Flipped Learning for English Instruction, ed. , v.
Flipped Learning for English Instruction, ed. , v.

Flipped Learning for English Instruction, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching English language arts. Each chapter offers practical guidance, including how to approach lesson planning, what to do with class time and how the flipped model can work alongside learning through inquiry.

Flipped Learning for Math Instruction, ed. , v.
Flipped Learning for Math Instruction, ed. , v.

Flipped Learning for Math Instruction, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching math. Each chapter offers practical guidance, including how to approach lesson planning, what to do with classtime and how the flipped model can work alongside learning through inquiry.

Flipped Learning for Science Instruction, ed. , v.
Flipped Learning for Science Instruction, ed. , v.

Flipped Learning for Science Instruction, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching science in the classroom and in the lab, as well as how to teach science employing inquiry-based and project-based learning techniques.

Flipped Learning for Social Studies, ed. , v.
Flipped Learning for Social Studies, ed. , v.

Flipped Learning for Social Studies, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching social studies. Each chapter offers practical guidance, including how to approach lesson planning, what to do with class time, and how to flip interactive social studies simulations.

Focus, ed. , v.
Focus, ed. , v.

Focus, ed. , v.

This book describes a plan for radically improving student learning that is built on three core elements: a focused and coherent curriculum (what we teach); clear, prioritized lessons (how we teach); and purposeful reading and writing, or authentic literacy.

From Fear to Facebook, ed. , v.
From Fear to Facebook, ed. , v.

From Fear to Facebook, ed. , v.

Covers the cultural shift happening in schools with technology and provides a road map for how to navigate this change with buy-in from key stakeholders.

Get Active, ed. , v.
Get Active, ed. , v.

Get Active, ed. , v.

This practical guide will inform teachers’ and school leaders’ thinking about how best to design schools and classrooms to support learning in a connected, digital world. From classroom redesigns to schoolwide renovation projects and new building construction, the authors show the many ways that active learning spaces can improve the learning experience. Includes case studies as well as exercises and opportunities for reflection.

Global Education, ed. , v.
Global Education, ed. , v.

Global Education, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to global networks such as iEarn, Global Schoolhouse, and ePals and contains an overview of Web 2.0 tools that support global learning, such as wikis, blogs, and podcasts.

Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.
Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.

Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.

This book reveals how many of the assessment policies that teachers adopt can actually prove detrimental to student motivation and achievement, and shows educators how they can tailor their policies to help students better understand the lessons that are being taught.

Great Performances, ed. 2, v.
Great Performances, ed. 2, v.

Great Performances, ed. 2, v.

Provides a four-step approach for teaching students how to acquire content knowledge, including examples of student projects as well as effective assessment tools that teachers can adapt for their own classrooms.

Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.
Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.

Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.

The authors draw on years of teaching experience to propose the APA (Acknowledge, Process, Act) method, which encourages students to recognize emotions and also motivates them to implement proactive solutions rather than let negative emotions sabotage their academic goals. Included are several grade-appropriate classroom scenarios and relevant strategies that will help teachers create more peaceful, respectful, and productive learning environments.

Hanging In, ed. , v.
Hanging In, ed. , v.

Hanging In, ed. , v.

This book shows educators the value of tenacity and building connections when teaching students who present difficult challenges.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.
History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

Presents in-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines. Users are provided with historical background and analysis to events to give a greater understanding of the politics, players, and layers of current affairs.

How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.
How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.

How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.

This book is a relevant, hands-on resource that will help teacher teams—particularly those new to evidence-based instructional decision making—untangle thorny instructional challenges, improve classroom practice, and, ultimately, achieve results.

How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.
How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.

How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.

This book provides specific guidelines to help educators design targeted questions and tasks that align with new academic standards and assess students’ ability to think at higher levels.

How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.
How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.

How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.

Shows examples of what great teachers do to motivate reluctant learners without relying on elaborate rewards systems or creative tricks to reach students who actively or passively resist investing themselves in the classroom.

How to Plan Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.
How to Plan Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

How to Plan Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

Covers the step by step process of what great teachers do to set a learning destination that's worth working toward and ensure that the path students take to get there will help them pass the big tests and become engaged learners, effective problem solvers, and critical thinkers.

How to Teach Now, ed. , v.
How to Teach Now, ed. , v.

How to Teach Now, ed. , v.

Provides a practical map to navigate some of today's most complicated instructional challenges. Identifies five critical keys to personalizing learning for students who have wildly different cultural, linguistic, and academic backgrounds.

ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.
ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.

ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.

Features an easy-to-follow guide for any educator, practicing or preservice, who wants to be an effective technology facilitator and/or educational leader.

IT's Elementary! Integrating Technology in the Primary Grades, ed. , v.
IT's Elementary! Integrating Technology in the Primary Grades, ed. , v.

IT's Elementary! Integrating Technology in the Primary Grades, ed. , v.

This book discusses specific strategies for effectively incorporating technology in the elementary classroom.

Insights into Action, ed. , v.
Insights into Action, ed. , v.

Insights into Action, ed. , v.

This book focuses on relevant topics that face today’s educational leaders, particularly those at the school level: teacher leaders, grade or department chairs, assistant principals, and principals. Each chapter weaves a narrative of a successful leader who embodies the characteristics that current research and theory have established as essential for success, examining a different topic while offering practical applications and ways to overcome barriers to success.

Integrating Technology in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Integrating Technology in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Integrating Technology in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Presents new and immediately applicable ways to integrate technology in the classroom, using tools and projects that support collaborative, student-centered learning.

Interactive Videoconferencing, ed. , v.
Interactive Videoconferencing, ed. , v.

Interactive Videoconferencing, ed. , v.

Provides a "how-to" for building a virtual classroom using interactive videoconferencing includes lessons and evaluation tools.

Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.
Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.

Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.

This text demonstrates how teachers can find support navigating the continual changes inherent in education through working with an instructional coach to think deeply about their work, set goals, and develop plans to meet those goals. It aims to deepen teachers’ understanding of the purpose of coaching, the teacher-coach relationship, and the responsibilities teachers and coaches have to each other.

Learning in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.
Learning in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.

Learning in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.

This book lays out a plan of action that teachers can use to move underperforming students in the right direction and differentiate instruction for all learners -- even those who excel academically.

Let's Get Social, ed. , v.
Let's Get Social, ed. , v.

Let's Get Social, ed. , v.

In this book, educators will learn about integrating social learning at all grade levels using the popular educational social network, Edmodo. With tips and resources for both new and experienced users, it provides immediately adaptable strategies for incorporating Edmodo’s suite of tools and apps in their classrooms. Learn how to leverage Edmodo for assessment, project-based learning, flipped classroom, gamification and more.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.
Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book identifies seven of the most prevalent classroom management misconceptions, discusses the tried-but-not-so-true practices that result from them, and offers positive, research-based alternatives that take into account how students learn today.

Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This book guides readers through the aspects of human memory most relevant to classroom teachers. Real classroom examples help to develop an understanding of how memory systems play a central role in the learning process, as well as how culture plays a role in memory formation and use.

Multiple Intelligences and Instructional Technology, ed. 2, v.
Multiple Intelligences and Instructional Technology, ed. 2, v.

Multiple Intelligences and Instructional Technology, ed. 2, v.

Demonstrates how multiple intelligences theory can be teamed with technology to produce curriculum that inspires students to learn.

National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.

Defines the responsibilities of district and school leaders in the effective use of technology in education.

National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.

Addresses the need for basic technology competence, and also incorporates the skills and knowledge that students require to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly digital society.

National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.

Covers technology standards for teachers and provides profiles for each stage of teacher education from general preparation through first-year teaching. Includes the new standards for students with its emphasis on skills and expertise supported by technology.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Project-Based Learning Using Information Technology, ed. 2, v.
Project-Based Learning Using Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Project-Based Learning Using Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Provides an explanation of the theoretical bases of project-based learning and then demonstrates how technology may be effectively integrated.

RSS for Educators, ed. , v.
RSS for Educators, ed. , v.

RSS for Educators, ed. , v.

Explores how to use a news aggregator to harness the power of RSS for a variety of purposes, including classroom projects, professional development, and keeping students and parents informed.

Raising a Digital Child, ed. , v.
Raising a Digital Child, ed. , v.

Raising a Digital Child, ed. , v.

Covers the newest and most popular technologies, along with discussions of the risks each might harbor and the types of behaviors that every child should learn.

Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ed. , v.
Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ed. , v.

Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ed. , v.

This books provides guidance and resources to help teachers communicate and collaborate with the families of Latino English Language Learners (ELLs). Practical tips and tools, including reproducible form letters in English and Spanish, are provided to help teachers solicit valuable information about students from their families, extend families’ knowledge of how U.S. schools operate, and provide families with ideas for helping students with their schoolwork at home.

Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.
Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.

Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.

This book offers time-tested advice on how to develop a schoolwide learning culture that leads to more effective reading and writing across the curriculum.

Reinventing Project-Based Learning, ed. , v.
Reinventing Project-Based Learning, ed. , v.

Reinventing Project-Based Learning, ed. , v.

Offers educators a guide for maximizing the benefits of project-based learning in today's technology-rich learning environment.

Researching in a Digital World, ed. , v.
Researching in a Digital World, ed. , v.

Researching in a Digital World, ed. , v.

This book guides the reader through the process and steps of online research. It offers practical ideas and insights to share with students at varying grade levels.

Retool Your School, ed. , v.
Retool Your School, ed. , v.

Retool Your School, ed. , v.

Features why Google Applications are the best free online learning tools available today. Topics include how students and educators can collaborate with Google Documents, how the forms application allows teachers to create instant-feedback quizzes, and how a literature class can take lit trips with Google Maps.

Safe Practices for Life Online, ed. , v.
Safe Practices for Life Online, ed. , v.

Safe Practices for Life Online, ed. , v.

Offers practical advice to help middle and high school students stay safe online by making better choices and minimizing their risks.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.
Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

This reference provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.

Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

School Climate Change, ed. , v.
School Climate Change, ed. , v.

School Climate Change, ed. , v.

This book explains the most important aspects of school climate and how we can make positive changes in our schools. It discusses how to engage students and school stakeholders; how to empower staff and students and foster autonomy so people take ownership of their ideas and the learning process; how to promote inclusivity and equity throughout the school; and how to create a welcoming, cooperative, and safe school environment that nurtures students’ social-emotional needs.

Securing the Connected Classroom, ed. , v.
Securing the Connected Classroom, ed. , v.

Securing the Connected Classroom, ed. , v.

This book guides educators, administrators and IT staff through a step-by-step process for creating a districtwide blueprint for keeping students safe online while maintaining an appropriate level of security.

Security vs. Access, ed. , v.
Security vs. Access, ed. , v.

Security vs. Access, ed. , v.

Emphasizes the importance of balance in creating school environments that are safe and productive. Provides educators, administrators, and IT staff the information they need to have constructive conversations about security challenges while still making sure students receive an effective, technology-infused education.

Simply Better, ed. , v.
Simply Better, ed. , v.

Simply Better, ed. , v.

This books outlines the principles and practices that can be employed right now in schools to change the odds of meeting the needs of all students and providing a better education for students. Includes interventions that schools must perform to change the odds for students.

Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.
Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.

Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.

This book explores and explains research related to creativity and its relevance in today’s standards-based, critical thinking-focused classroom.

Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.
Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.

Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.

This text offers simple, proven tactics to help manage the stresses of being a classroom teacher. Tactics discussed include employing healthy practices that positively affect mindset; identifying and using one’s ideal professional pace; exploiting intrinsic preferences for how to get work done; and making food and exercise choices that will better fuel the mind and body.

Student-Led Discussions, ed. , v.
Student-Led Discussions, ed. , v.

Student-Led Discussions, ed. , v.

In addition to providing a discussion framework that requires students to think deeply and communicate effectively, this text includes advice for teachers on how to cultivate and evaluate effective student-led discussions about literary and informational material; establish core instructional elements that students need in order to engage in rich discussions about content; and understand their role as teacher when students are leading their own discussions.

Student-Powered Podcasting, ed. , v.
Student-Powered Podcasting, ed. , v.

Student-Powered Podcasting, ed. , v.

Provides educators with the information and resources they need to get their students podcasting, including tutorials, adaptable units, and a discussion of ethics and copyright considerations.

Tablet PCs in K-12 Education, ed. , v.
Tablet PCs in K-12 Education, ed. , v.

Tablet PCs in K-12 Education, ed. , v.

Provides a practical guide for educators who would like to use tablet PCs to instruct, communicate, and collaborate in the classroom.

Teaching Boys Who Struggle in School, ed. , v.
Teaching Boys Who Struggle in School, ed. , v.

Teaching Boys Who Struggle in School, ed. , v.

This book focuses on ways educators can use the Pathways to Re-Engagement model to create strategies and transform underachieving boys into successful learners in the classroom. Presents four large-scale studies used to discover how boys learn best, and provides lesson plans, and anecdotes from real teachers of all grade levels.

Teaching in Tandem, ed. , v.
Teaching in Tandem, ed. , v.

Teaching in Tandem, ed. , v.

This book focuses on creating a successful partnership while co-teaching within a classroom, and examines topics such as organization, engaging students with multiple perspectives, and responding to parental concerns. Provides guidance based on answering questions posed by real co-teachers, and is suitable for principles, teachers, paraprofessionals, and administrators.

Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.
Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.

Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.

This book presents an approach aligned to the six Common Core anchor standards for speaking and listening, and is focused on preparing students for 21st century communication inside and beyond the classroom.

Teaching with Digital Video, ed. , v.
Teaching with Digital Video, ed. , v.

Teaching with Digital Video, ed. , v.

Shows educators how to effectively use digital video in four core curriculum areas: science, social studies, English language arts, and math.

Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy, ed. , v.
Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy, ed. , v.

Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy, ed. , v.

The book is filled with a collection of literacy tools, such as virtual book clubs, video and animated book talks, and writer’s wikis, as well as strategies for leveraging these resources in class. Educators at all levels can use the resources and instructional methods in this book to boost digital literacy for all students.

The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology, ed. , v.
The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology, ed. , v.

The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology, ed. , v.

Features a collection of articles and commentary on the latest trends and topics in educational technology and leadership.

The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.
The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.

The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.

This text shows teachers how to examine student assessment results for purposes of identifying targeted curricular or skill areas for individual intervention or large-group instructional revision; how to develop, implement, and assess the effectiveness of the intervention or revision; and how to develop an action plan for future instructional cycles.

The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, v.
The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, v.

The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, v.

Explains instructional approaches that meet the needs and interests of every student. Includes principles that guide a differentiated classroom; instructional strategies that make it easier to provide multiple learning paths for students; practical ways to give students options about how they learn required curriculum; and steps to get started with differentiation or take it to a higher level.

The Formative Assessment Action Plan, ed. , v.
The Formative Assessment Action Plan, ed. , v.

The Formative Assessment Action Plan, ed. , v.

This book focuses on a four-step approach to formative assessment, explaining how the system of give-and-take between student and teacher promotes learning in the classroom. Uses real-life scenarios to demonstrate application of the steps and provide adjustable instruction techniques for any grade level.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.

Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools, ed. , v.
The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools, ed. , v.

The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools, ed. , v.

Presents detailed advice and ideas to provide assistive technology services to effectively and efficiently help students.

The Purposeful Classroom, ed. , v.
The Purposeful Classroom, ed. , v.

The Purposeful Classroom, ed. , v.

This book focuses on strategies for educators to understand the purpose of every lesson within the classroom by examining topics such as the difference between standards, objectives, and purposes, the mastery of lesson content, and the motivation of students. Provides specific examples of assignments, purpose statements, and tests for multiple grade levels and content areas.

The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.
The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.

The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.

This book offers simple but effective strategies for dealing with a variety of thorny situations that most teachers will face in their careers. These strategies will help to communicate tactfully but forthrightly with administrators, colleagues, and students whose actions interfere with the ability to do the job properly; confidently and convincingly express thoughts and expectations to all stakeholders; and increase influence with coworkers, students, and parents.

The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.
The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.

The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.

This book explains how and why leaders should use technology and outlines what should be in every leader’s digital toolkit.

The Technology Coordinator's Handbook, ed. , v.
The Technology Coordinator's Handbook, ed. , v.

The Technology Coordinator's Handbook, ed. , v.

Provides a detailed introduction to the roles and functions performed by tech coordinators, the key issues they face, and the basic skills and qualifications needed to fulfill their responsibilities.

The Technology Director's Guide to Leadership, ed. , v.
The Technology Director's Guide to Leadership, ed. , v.

The Technology Director's Guide to Leadership, ed. , v.

Features practical activities and exercises designed to assist and provide leadership in your organization.

The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units, ed. , v.
The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units, ed. , v.

The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the basic concepts behind the Understanding by Design approach used by educators to create classroom curriculum that focus on students' understanding of important ideas and working backwards from there. Contains eight modules that are based on a typical workshop presentation, which can also be studied out of sequence, intended for K-16 educators.

Time to Teach, ed. , v.
Time to Teach, ed. , v.

Time to Teach, ed. , v.

This text provides more than a dozen strategies for teachers to break down tasks into doable pieces, touch each paper or e-mail communication only once, learn when to say no, and use time-management apps to zip through reams of paperwork. Using these strategies, teachers will be able to drastically reduce the time spent planning lessons, assessing students, keeping records, and communicating with parents.

Total Literacy Techniques, ed. , v.
Total Literacy Techniques, ed. , v.

Total Literacy Techniques, ed. , v.

This book provides 3rd through 12th grade teachers with more than 50 teacher-tested tools and techniques for helping their students read independently and critically. It offers practical and effective ways for teachers to help students develop the critical reading habits that open up new ways of understanding and contributing to their worlds.

Total Participation Techniques, ed. , v.
Total Participation Techniques, ed. , v.

Total Participation Techniques, ed. , v.

This book focuses on how educators can use active learning strategies, known as Total Participation Techniques, within the classroom in order to engage K-12 students. Techniques are examined in depth and presented in four parts: overview, implementation instructions, student participation, and classroom personalization, with real-world examples and toolkits for all levels of learning.

Toys to Tools, ed. , v.
Toys to Tools, ed. , v.

Toys to Tools, ed. , v.

Explores how cell phones can be used as learning tools inside or outside of the classroom.

Transformational Teaching in the Information Age, ed. , v.
Transformational Teaching in the Information Age, ed. , v.

Transformational Teaching in the Information Age, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the strategy that educators can utilize in the information age to create a relevant learning experience and educational opportunity by placing students at the center of learning. Uses theory, practice and real-world experiences to illustrate the importance of student-teacher relationships in a K-18 learning environment.

Transformative Assessment in Action, ed. , v.
Transformative Assessment in Action, ed. , v.

Transformative Assessment in Action, ed. , v.

This book examines formative assessment conducted in the classroom and how educators can plan and apply results in the real-world. Provides chapter-specific reflection questions that lay out practical models and guidance for all education levels.

Transforming Classroom Practice, ed. , v.
Transforming Classroom Practice, ed. , v.

Transforming Classroom Practice, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of successful professional development programs that expand teachers' knowledge, skill, and confidence in using technology tools in teaching and learning environments, with the focus on improving teaching and learning rather than on the technology use.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on 52 drugs and other addictive substances, defined as illegal drugs, legal addictive drugs and other substances as well as commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Statistics highlight each entry and sidebars provide information on the legal, historical or social aspects of the particular drug. Difficult words are defined within the text. Appropriate for middle school students.

Understanding Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.
Understanding Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

Understanding Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the new national Common Core standards and what educators need to know in order to strengthen learning and teaching methods within the classroom. Chapters focus on the national standards, including understanding, the benefits for students, concerns, and preparation for the 2014-2015 school year when students will assessed on the standards for the first time.

Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms, ed. 2, v.
Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Provides a comprehensive review of options for building an effective videoconferencing program, from initial planning to teacher training, implementation, and assessment.

Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.
Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.

Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.

Covers working with graphics files, creating slide shows, hyper linking multimedia, digital animation, and virtual reality.

Vocab Rehab, ed. , v.
Vocab Rehab, ed. , v.

Vocab Rehab, ed. , v.

This book explains a new and effective approach to teaching vocabulary that calls for exploration, discovery, and playing with words. Ten-minute exercises include advice on how to focus short lessons so that students are fully engaged, teaching tips that help ensure new words stick, and a varied selection of novel strategies for teaching new words to students.

Wasting Minds, ed. , v.
Wasting Minds, ed. , v.

Wasting Minds, ed. , v.

This book attempts to challenge the assumptions that are rooted within the education community and bring clarity to aspects of the school reform movement. Presented in two parts, the first discusses the flawed ideas currently implemented in school systems, and the second relates how a revised strategy is the answer to many problems.

Web 2.0, ed. , v.
Web 2.0, ed. , v.

Web 2.0, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of the emerging Web 2.0 technologies and their use in the classroom and in professional development.

Web 2.0, ed. , v.
Web 2.0, ed. , v.

Web 2.0, ed. , v.

Explores the very best online collaborative tools available today (including blogs, wikis, and social networking) and Web 2.0 applications (Skype, Google Earth, Wordle, and more) that make a difference in education.

West Meets East, ed. , v.
West Meets East, ed. , v.

West Meets East, ed. , v.

This book explores the fundamental premise that strong teaching is at the heart of educational quality and that we all benefit from understanding the practices and professional thinking of exemplary teachers. The authors set out to discover which beliefs and strategies of effective teachers can cross the cultural divide and help students in each nation make breakthrough advances.

What Works in K-12 Online Learning, ed. , v.
What Works in K-12 Online Learning, ed. , v.

What Works in K-12 Online Learning, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of effective online teaching and learning practices.

Where Great Teaching Begins, ed. , v.
Where Great Teaching Begins, ed. , v.

Where Great Teaching Begins, ed. , v.

This book is a step-by-step walk through the behind-the-scenes intellectual work necessary to make instruction truly effective and help students learn deeply and meaningfully. Intended to assist teachers in learning how to translate standards into objectives, use objectives for the basis of assessment, develop learning objectives that incorporate targeted content and thinking skills, and pull objectives, assessments, and learning activities into teaching plans for learning.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Presents easy-to-understand information on 194 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.

Education

1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2, v.
1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2, v.

1-to-1 Learning, ed. 2, v.

Provides practical planning advice, case studies of successful programs, and numerous implementation resources. Also covers 1-to-1 leadership, tablet PCs, and the shift toward learner-centric educational environments.

A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.
A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.

A Differentiated Approach to the Common Core, ed. , v.

Combining the goals of the Common Core State Standards with the principles of differentiation, the authors present an eight-step process to help teachers make intellectually rigorous curriculum accessible to a broad range of students. With examples across grade levels and content areas and a checklist for reflection on the steps, this text demonstrates how to meet high expectations with responsive instruction and help students grow as thinkers and problem solvers.

Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.
Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

Authentic Learning in the Digital Age, ed. , v.

The author offers insightful answers based on her experience as a classroom teacher at the Science Leadership Academy, a public high school in Philadelphia that offers a rigorous college-prep curriculum and boasts a 99 percent graduation rate. Outlined is a framework for learning structured around five core values: inquiry, research, collaboration, presentation, and reflection.

Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.
Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.

Checking for Understanding, ed. 2, v.

This book helps teachers understand why typical methods to check for understanding are usually ineffective and how to use techniques that work better. Now, this edition goes further with new tips and tools to support implementation of formative assessment techniques that work in any subject area and grade level, for individual students or across multiple classrooms.

Create Success! Unlocking the Potential of Urban Students, ed. , v.
Create Success! Unlocking the Potential of Urban Students, ed. , v.

Create Success! Unlocking the Potential of Urban Students, ed. , v.

Provides an outline to teaching urban students, placing an emphasis on the active participation of teachers, parents, caregivers, and coaches in each student s success.

Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.
Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.

Creating the Opportunity to Learn, ed. , v.

Provides help navigating evidence-based methodologies to chart a course toward closing (and eliminating) the academic achievement gap. The authors present a comprehensive view of the achievement gap and advocate for strategies that contribute to the success of all children.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms, ed. , v.
Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms, ed. , v.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in K-5 Classrooms, ed. , v.

Provides a variety of practical instructional strategies to accommodate a broad range of learning styles, abilities, and curriculum content. Explores how to use technology to differentiate by student interest, readiness, ability, learning profile, content, process, and product.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in Middle School Classrooms, ed. , v.
Differentiating Instruction with Technology in Middle School Classrooms, ed. , v.

Differentiating Instruction with Technology in Middle School Classrooms, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of research on the uniqueness of middle school students and illustrates the importance of using technology to create differentiated lessons, especially with this age group.

Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. , v.
Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. , v.

Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. , v.

Explains the relevance and importance of digital citizenship and explores its elements. Provides a useful audit and professional development activities to help educators determine how to go about integrating digital citizenship concepts into the classroom.

Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. 3, v.
Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. 3, v.

Digital Citizenship in Schools, ed. 3, v.

Explains the relevance and importance of digital citizenship and explores its elements. Provides lesson plans and professional development activities to help educators determine how to go about incorporating digital citizenship concepts into the classroom.

Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators, ed. , v.
Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators, ed. , v.

Digital Storytelling Guide for Educators, ed. , v.

Provides detailed directions for preparation, production, and presentation of digital stories and the tools needed to create them. Teaches students to work collaboratively and to use new technologies required in the workforce of the future.

Educator's Podcast Guide, ed. , v.
Educator's Podcast Guide, ed. , v.

Educator's Podcast Guide, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to podcasting, including hardware and software needs, integrating podcasts into your curriculum, and managing podcasts in the classroom.

Effective Supervision, ed. , v.
Effective Supervision, ed. , v.

Effective Supervision, ed. , v.

Shows school and district-level administrators how to set the priorities and support the practices that will help all teachers become expert teachers.

Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.
Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.

Effective Teacher Interviews, ed. , v.

This book provides practical advice on how to conduct hiring interviews that reliably predict a teacher's success, including guidance on applying research to the interview process. It also assists in developing meaningful, legal interview questions; assembling and training an interview team; matching candidates’ skills to your schools' needs; and using the best interview strategies.

Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Encouragement in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This text offers practical, classroom-tested strategies, routines, and rituals that teachers can use immediately to defuse the negative effects of stress and create a stimulating and supportive classroom culture. Drawing from positive psychology research, the author explains how fostering humor, mindfulness, resilience, curiosity, and gratitude in the classroom empowers students to learn from their mistakes, celebrate successes, and actively engage in learning.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Education, ed. 2, v.

Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities and of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text source documents, including education related legislation, international treaties, and testing methods. 8 volumes.

Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in English Language Arts Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to use the joyful learning framework to better engage students in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and other elements of language arts learning (ELL).

Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in Science and Math Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to use the joyful learning framework to better engage students in science and mathematics.

Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in Social Studies Classrooms, ed. , v.

In this book, readers will learn how to integrate the joyful learning approach with social studies standards, including the Common Core, the National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies, and the College, Career, and Civic Life framework.

Engaging Minds in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Engaging Minds in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Engaging Minds in the Classroom, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors share what they have discovered about planning lessons that engage students and enable them to truly enjoy learning. It outlines key findings from research on motivation and engagement and offers real-life teaching examples from various grades.

Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.
Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.

Engineering Essentials for STEM Instruction, ed. , v.

This practical introduction to engineering for elementary through high school teachers teaches how to create effective engineering-infused lessons that break down the barriers between science, math, and technology instruction. It highlights engineering's connection to 21st century skills and college and career readiness, addresses the Next Generation Science Standards, and walks through each step of the simple but powerful engineering design process.

English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.
English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.

English Language Arts Units for Grades 9-12, ed. , v.

Covers new teaching methods and a belief that technology can reshape and re-energize the high school English Language Arts classroom.

Everyday Engagement, ed. , v.
Everyday Engagement, ed. , v.

Everyday Engagement, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the potentially overwhelming, sometimes puzzling, often delicate work of engaging both students and parents in the pursuit of learning and achievement.

Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.
Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.

Five Levers to Improve Learning, ed. , v.

This book explores the five "levers" of schooling: structure, sample, standards, strategy, and self. It illustrates how changes to structure and sample (how schools are organized and how students are grouped) will not be effective without changes to standards (expectations for student learning), strategy (instructional strategies to engage students in meaningful learning), and self (the set of beliefs teachers and students have about their capacity to be effective).

Flipped Learning for English Instruction, ed. , v.
Flipped Learning for English Instruction, ed. , v.

Flipped Learning for English Instruction, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching English language arts. Each chapter offers practical guidance, including how to approach lesson planning, what to do with class time and how the flipped model can work alongside learning through inquiry.

Flipped Learning for Math Instruction, ed. , v.
Flipped Learning for Math Instruction, ed. , v.

Flipped Learning for Math Instruction, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching math. Each chapter offers practical guidance, including how to approach lesson planning, what to do with classtime and how the flipped model can work alongside learning through inquiry.

Flipped Learning for Science Instruction, ed. , v.
Flipped Learning for Science Instruction, ed. , v.

Flipped Learning for Science Instruction, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching science in the classroom and in the lab, as well as how to teach science employing inquiry-based and project-based learning techniques.

Flipped Learning for Social Studies, ed. , v.
Flipped Learning for Social Studies, ed. , v.

Flipped Learning for Social Studies, ed. , v.

In this book, the authors discuss how educators can successfully apply the flipped classroom model to teaching social studies. Each chapter offers practical guidance, including how to approach lesson planning, what to do with class time, and how to flip interactive social studies simulations.

Focus, ed. , v.
Focus, ed. , v.

Focus, ed. , v.

This book describes a plan for radically improving student learning that is built on three core elements: a focused and coherent curriculum (what we teach); clear, prioritized lessons (how we teach); and purposeful reading and writing, or authentic literacy.

From Fear to Facebook, ed. , v.
From Fear to Facebook, ed. , v.

From Fear to Facebook, ed. , v.

Covers the cultural shift happening in schools with technology and provides a road map for how to navigate this change with buy-in from key stakeholders.

Get Active, ed. , v.
Get Active, ed. , v.

Get Active, ed. , v.

This practical guide will inform teachers’ and school leaders’ thinking about how best to design schools and classrooms to support learning in a connected, digital world. From classroom redesigns to schoolwide renovation projects and new building construction, the authors show the many ways that active learning spaces can improve the learning experience. Includes case studies as well as exercises and opportunities for reflection.

Global Education, ed. , v.
Global Education, ed. , v.

Global Education, ed. , v.

Provides an introduction to global networks such as iEarn, Global Schoolhouse, and ePals and contains an overview of Web 2.0 tools that support global learning, such as wikis, blogs, and podcasts.

Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.
Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.

Grading Smarter Not Harder, ed. , v.

This book reveals how many of the assessment policies that teachers adopt can actually prove detrimental to student motivation and achievement, and shows educators how they can tailor their policies to help students better understand the lessons that are being taught.

Great Performances, ed. 2, v.
Great Performances, ed. 2, v.

Great Performances, ed. 2, v.

Provides a four-step approach for teaching students how to acquire content knowledge, including examples of student projects as well as effective assessment tools that teachers can adapt for their own classrooms.

Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.
Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.

Handling Student Frustrations, ed. , v.

The authors draw on years of teaching experience to propose the APA (Acknowledge, Process, Act) method, which encourages students to recognize emotions and also motivates them to implement proactive solutions rather than let negative emotions sabotage their academic goals. Included are several grade-appropriate classroom scenarios and relevant strategies that will help teachers create more peaceful, respectful, and productive learning environments.

Hanging In, ed. , v.
Hanging In, ed. , v.

Hanging In, ed. , v.

This book shows educators the value of tenacity and building connections when teaching students who present difficult challenges.

How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.
How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.

How Teachers Turn Data Into Action, ed. , v.

This book is a relevant, hands-on resource that will help teacher teams—particularly those new to evidence-based instructional decision making—untangle thorny instructional challenges, improve classroom practice, and, ultimately, achieve results.

How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.
How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.

How to Design Questions and Tasks to Assess Student Thinking, ed. , v.

This book provides specific guidelines to help educators design targeted questions and tasks that align with new academic standards and assess students’ ability to think at higher levels.

How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.
How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.

How to Motivate Reluctant Learners, ed. , v.

Shows examples of what great teachers do to motivate reluctant learners without relying on elaborate rewards systems or creative tricks to reach students who actively or passively resist investing themselves in the classroom.

How to Plan Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.
How to Plan Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

How to Plan Rigorous Instruction, ed. , v.

Covers the step by step process of what great teachers do to set a learning destination that's worth working toward and ensure that the path students take to get there will help them pass the big tests and become engaged learners, effective problem solvers, and critical thinkers.

How to Teach Now, ed. , v.
How to Teach Now, ed. , v.

How to Teach Now, ed. , v.

Provides a practical map to navigate some of today's most complicated instructional challenges. Identifies five critical keys to personalizing learning for students who have wildly different cultural, linguistic, and academic backgrounds.

ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.
ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.

ISTE's Technology Facilitation and Leadership Standards, ed. , v.

Features an easy-to-follow guide for any educator, practicing or preservice, who wants to be an effective technology facilitator and/or educational leader.

IT's Elementary! Integrating Technology in the Primary Grades, ed. , v.
IT's Elementary! Integrating Technology in the Primary Grades, ed. , v.

IT's Elementary! Integrating Technology in the Primary Grades, ed. , v.

This book discusses specific strategies for effectively incorporating technology in the elementary classroom.

Insights into Action, ed. , v.
Insights into Action, ed. , v.

Insights into Action, ed. , v.

This book focuses on relevant topics that face today’s educational leaders, particularly those at the school level: teacher leaders, grade or department chairs, assistant principals, and principals. Each chapter weaves a narrative of a successful leader who embodies the characteristics that current research and theory have established as essential for success, examining a different topic while offering practical applications and ways to overcome barriers to success.

Integrating Technology in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Integrating Technology in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Integrating Technology in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Presents new and immediately applicable ways to integrate technology in the classroom, using tools and projects that support collaborative, student-centered learning.

Interactive Videoconferencing, ed. , v.
Interactive Videoconferencing, ed. , v.

Interactive Videoconferencing, ed. , v.

Provides a "how-to" for building a virtual classroom using interactive videoconferencing includes lessons and evaluation tools.

Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.
Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.

Learning From Coaching, ed. , v.

This text demonstrates how teachers can find support navigating the continual changes inherent in education through working with an instructional coach to think deeply about their work, set goals, and develop plans to meet those goals. It aims to deepen teachers’ understanding of the purpose of coaching, the teacher-coach relationship, and the responsibilities teachers and coaches have to each other.

Learning in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.
Learning in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.

Learning in the Fast Lane, ed. , v.

This book lays out a plan of action that teachers can use to move underperforming students in the right direction and differentiate instruction for all learners -- even those who excel academically.

Let's Get Social, ed. , v.
Let's Get Social, ed. , v.

Let's Get Social, ed. , v.

In this book, educators will learn about integrating social learning at all grade levels using the popular educational social network, Edmodo. With tips and resources for both new and experienced users, it provides immediately adaptable strategies for incorporating Edmodo’s suite of tools and apps in their classrooms. Learn how to leverage Edmodo for assessment, project-based learning, flipped classroom, gamification and more.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.
Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

Managing 21st Century Classrooms, ed. , v.

This book identifies seven of the most prevalent classroom management misconceptions, discusses the tried-but-not-so-true practices that result from them, and offers positive, research-based alternatives that take into account how students learn today.

Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.
Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.

Memory at Work in the Classroom, ed. , v.

This book guides readers through the aspects of human memory most relevant to classroom teachers. Real classroom examples help to develop an understanding of how memory systems play a central role in the learning process, as well as how culture plays a role in memory formation and use.

Multiple Intelligences and Instructional Technology, ed. 2, v.
Multiple Intelligences and Instructional Technology, ed. 2, v.

Multiple Intelligences and Instructional Technology, ed. 2, v.

Demonstrates how multiple intelligences theory can be teamed with technology to produce curriculum that inspires students to learn.

National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Administrators, ed. , v.

Defines the responsibilities of district and school leaders in the effective use of technology in education.

National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Students, ed. 2, v.

Addresses the need for basic technology competence, and also incorporates the skills and knowledge that students require to learn effectively and live productively in an increasingly digital society.

National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.
National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.

National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers, ed. 2, v.

Covers technology standards for teachers and provides profiles for each stage of teacher education from general preparation through first-year teaching. Includes the new standards for students with its emphasis on skills and expertise supported by technology.

Project-Based Learning Using Information Technology, ed. 2, v.
Project-Based Learning Using Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Project-Based Learning Using Information Technology, ed. 2, v.

Provides an explanation of the theoretical bases of project-based learning and then demonstrates how technology may be effectively integrated.

RSS for Educators, ed. , v.
RSS for Educators, ed. , v.

RSS for Educators, ed. , v.

Explores how to use a news aggregator to harness the power of RSS for a variety of purposes, including classroom projects, professional development, and keeping students and parents informed.

Raising a Digital Child, ed. , v.
Raising a Digital Child, ed. , v.

Raising a Digital Child, ed. , v.

Covers the newest and most popular technologies, along with discussions of the risks each might harbor and the types of behaviors that every child should learn.

Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ed. , v.
Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ed. , v.

Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners, ed. , v.

This books provides guidance and resources to help teachers communicate and collaborate with the families of Latino English Language Learners (ELLs). Practical tips and tools, including reproducible form letters in English and Spanish, are provided to help teachers solicit valuable information about students from their families, extend families’ knowledge of how U.S. schools operate, and provide families with ideas for helping students with their schoolwork at home.

Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.
Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.

Read, Write, Lead, ed. , v.

This book offers time-tested advice on how to develop a schoolwide learning culture that leads to more effective reading and writing across the curriculum.

Reinventing Project-Based Learning, ed. , v.
Reinventing Project-Based Learning, ed. , v.

Reinventing Project-Based Learning, ed. , v.

Offers educators a guide for maximizing the benefits of project-based learning in today's technology-rich learning environment.

Researching in a Digital World, ed. , v.
Researching in a Digital World, ed. , v.

Researching in a Digital World, ed. , v.

This book guides the reader through the process and steps of online research. It offers practical ideas and insights to share with students at varying grade levels.

Retool Your School, ed. , v.
Retool Your School, ed. , v.

Retool Your School, ed. , v.

Features why Google Applications are the best free online learning tools available today. Topics include how students and educators can collaborate with Google Documents, how the forms application allows teachers to create instant-feedback quizzes, and how a literature class can take lit trips with Google Maps.

Safe Practices for Life Online, ed. , v.
Safe Practices for Life Online, ed. , v.

Safe Practices for Life Online, ed. , v.

Offers practical advice to help middle and high school students stay safe online by making better choices and minimizing their risks.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.
Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.

Scholarships, Fellowships and Loans, ed. 29, v.

Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies. Covers a variety of programs in all educational areas, including area and ethnic studies, business, computer science, education, liberal arts, medicine, physical sciences, theology and religion, and more. Intended for students and others interested in education funding.

School Climate Change, ed. , v.
School Climate Change, ed. , v.

School Climate Change, ed. , v.

This book explains the most important aspects of school climate and how we can make positive changes in our schools. It discusses how to engage students and school stakeholders; how to empower staff and students and foster autonomy so people take ownership of their ideas and the learning process; how to promote inclusivity and equity throughout the school; and how to create a welcoming, cooperative, and safe school environment that nurtures students’ social-emotional needs.

Securing the Connected Classroom, ed. , v.
Securing the Connected Classroom, ed. , v.

Securing the Connected Classroom, ed. , v.

This book guides educators, administrators and IT staff through a step-by-step process for creating a districtwide blueprint for keeping students safe online while maintaining an appropriate level of security.

Security vs. Access, ed. , v.
Security vs. Access, ed. , v.

Security vs. Access, ed. , v.

Emphasizes the importance of balance in creating school environments that are safe and productive. Provides educators, administrators, and IT staff the information they need to have constructive conversations about security challenges while still making sure students receive an effective, technology-infused education.

Simply Better, ed. , v.
Simply Better, ed. , v.

Simply Better, ed. , v.

This books outlines the principles and practices that can be employed right now in schools to change the odds of meeting the needs of all students and providing a better education for students. Includes interventions that schools must perform to change the odds for students.

Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.
Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.

Sparking Student Creativity, ed. , v.

This book explores and explains research related to creativity and its relevance in today’s standards-based, critical thinking-focused classroom.

Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.
Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.

Stress-Busting Strategies for Teachers, ed. , v.

This text offers simple, proven tactics to help manage the stresses of being a classroom teacher. Tactics discussed include employing healthy practices that positively affect mindset; identifying and using one’s ideal professional pace; exploiting intrinsic preferences for how to get work done; and making food and exercise choices that will better fuel the mind and body.

Student-Led Discussions, ed. , v.
Student-Led Discussions, ed. , v.

Student-Led Discussions, ed. , v.

In addition to providing a discussion framework that requires students to think deeply and communicate effectively, this text includes advice for teachers on how to cultivate and evaluate effective student-led discussions about literary and informational material; establish core instructional elements that students need in order to engage in rich discussions about content; and understand their role as teacher when students are leading their own discussions.

Student-Powered Podcasting, ed. , v.
Student-Powered Podcasting, ed. , v.

Student-Powered Podcasting, ed. , v.

Provides educators with the information and resources they need to get their students podcasting, including tutorials, adaptable units, and a discussion of ethics and copyright considerations.

Tablet PCs in K-12 Education, ed. , v.
Tablet PCs in K-12 Education, ed. , v.

Tablet PCs in K-12 Education, ed. , v.

Provides a practical guide for educators who would like to use tablet PCs to instruct, communicate, and collaborate in the classroom.

Teaching Boys Who Struggle in School, ed. , v.
Teaching Boys Who Struggle in School, ed. , v.

Teaching Boys Who Struggle in School, ed. , v.

This book focuses on ways educators can use the Pathways to Re-Engagement model to create strategies and transform underachieving boys into successful learners in the classroom. Presents four large-scale studies used to discover how boys learn best, and provides lesson plans, and anecdotes from real teachers of all grade levels.

Teaching in Tandem, ed. , v.
Teaching in Tandem, ed. , v.

Teaching in Tandem, ed. , v.

This book focuses on creating a successful partnership while co-teaching within a classroom, and examines topics such as organization, engaging students with multiple perspectives, and responding to parental concerns. Provides guidance based on answering questions posed by real co-teachers, and is suitable for principles, teachers, paraprofessionals, and administrators.

Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.
Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.

Teaching the Core Skills of Listening & Speaking, ed. , v.

This book presents an approach aligned to the six Common Core anchor standards for speaking and listening, and is focused on preparing students for 21st century communication inside and beyond the classroom.

Teaching with Digital Video, ed. , v.
Teaching with Digital Video, ed. , v.

Teaching with Digital Video, ed. , v.

Shows educators how to effectively use digital video in four core curriculum areas: science, social studies, English language arts, and math.

Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy, ed. , v.
Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy, ed. , v.

Technology, Reading & Digital Literacy, ed. , v.

The book is filled with a collection of literacy tools, such as virtual book clubs, video and animated book talks, and writer’s wikis, as well as strategies for leveraging these resources in class. Educators at all levels can use the resources and instructional methods in this book to boost digital literacy for all students.

The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology, ed. , v.
The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology, ed. , v.

The Best of Learning & Leading with Technology, ed. , v.

Features a collection of articles and commentary on the latest trends and topics in educational technology and leadership.

The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.
The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.

The Data-Driven Classroom, ed. , v.

This text shows teachers how to examine student assessment results for purposes of identifying targeted curricular or skill areas for individual intervention or large-group instructional revision; how to develop, implement, and assess the effectiveness of the intervention or revision; and how to develop an action plan for future instructional cycles.

The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, v.
The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, v.

The Differentiated Classroom, ed. 2, v.

Explains instructional approaches that meet the needs and interests of every student. Includes principles that guide a differentiated classroom; instructional strategies that make it easier to provide multiple learning paths for students; practical ways to give students options about how they learn required curriculum; and steps to get started with differentiation or take it to a higher level.

The Formative Assessment Action Plan, ed. , v.
The Formative Assessment Action Plan, ed. , v.

The Formative Assessment Action Plan, ed. , v.

This book focuses on a four-step approach to formative assessment, explaining how the system of give-and-take between student and teacher promotes learning in the classroom. Uses real-life scenarios to demonstrate application of the steps and provide adjustable instruction techniques for any grade level.

The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools, ed. , v.
The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools, ed. , v.

The Practical (and Fun) Guide to Assistive Technology in Public Schools, ed. , v.

Presents detailed advice and ideas to provide assistive technology services to effectively and efficiently help students.

The Purposeful Classroom, ed. , v.
The Purposeful Classroom, ed. , v.

The Purposeful Classroom, ed. , v.

This book focuses on strategies for educators to understand the purpose of every lesson within the classroom by examining topics such as the difference between standards, objectives, and purposes, the mastery of lesson content, and the motivation of students. Provides specific examples of assignments, purpose statements, and tests for multiple grade levels and content areas.

The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.
The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.

The Resilient Teacher, ed. , v.

This book offers simple but effective strategies for dealing with a variety of thorny situations that most teachers will face in their careers. These strategies will help to communicate tactfully but forthrightly with administrators, colleagues, and students whose actions interfere with the ability to do the job properly; confidently and convincingly express thoughts and expectations to all stakeholders; and increase influence with coworkers, students, and parents.

The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.
The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.

The Tech-Savvy Administrator, ed. , v.

This book explains how and why leaders should use technology and outlines what should be in every leader’s digital toolkit.

The Technology Coordinator's Handbook, ed. , v.
The Technology Coordinator's Handbook, ed. , v.

The Technology Coordinator's Handbook, ed. , v.

Provides a detailed introduction to the roles and functions performed by tech coordinators, the key issues they face, and the basic skills and qualifications needed to fulfill their responsibilities.

The Technology Director's Guide to Leadership, ed. , v.
The Technology Director's Guide to Leadership, ed. , v.

The Technology Director's Guide to Leadership, ed. , v.

Features practical activities and exercises designed to assist and provide leadership in your organization.

The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units, ed. , v.
The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units, ed. , v.

The Understanding by Design Guide to Creating High-Quality Units, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the basic concepts behind the Understanding by Design approach used by educators to create classroom curriculum that focus on students' understanding of important ideas and working backwards from there. Contains eight modules that are based on a typical workshop presentation, which can also be studied out of sequence, intended for K-16 educators.

Time to Teach, ed. , v.
Time to Teach, ed. , v.

Time to Teach, ed. , v.

This text provides more than a dozen strategies for teachers to break down tasks into doable pieces, touch each paper or e-mail communication only once, learn when to say no, and use time-management apps to zip through reams of paperwork. Using these strategies, teachers will be able to drastically reduce the time spent planning lessons, assessing students, keeping records, and communicating with parents.

Total Literacy Techniques, ed. , v.
Total Literacy Techniques, ed. , v.

Total Literacy Techniques, ed. , v.

This book provides 3rd through 12th grade teachers with more than 50 teacher-tested tools and techniques for helping their students read independently and critically. It offers practical and effective ways for teachers to help students develop the critical reading habits that open up new ways of understanding and contributing to their worlds.

Total Participation Techniques, ed. , v.
Total Participation Techniques, ed. , v.

Total Participation Techniques, ed. , v.

This book focuses on how educators can use active learning strategies, known as Total Participation Techniques, within the classroom in order to engage K-12 students. Techniques are examined in depth and presented in four parts: overview, implementation instructions, student participation, and classroom personalization, with real-world examples and toolkits for all levels of learning.

Toys to Tools, ed. , v.
Toys to Tools, ed. , v.

Toys to Tools, ed. , v.

Explores how cell phones can be used as learning tools inside or outside of the classroom.

Transformational Teaching in the Information Age, ed. , v.
Transformational Teaching in the Information Age, ed. , v.

Transformational Teaching in the Information Age, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the strategy that educators can utilize in the information age to create a relevant learning experience and educational opportunity by placing students at the center of learning. Uses theory, practice and real-world experiences to illustrate the importance of student-teacher relationships in a K-18 learning environment.

Transformative Assessment in Action, ed. , v.
Transformative Assessment in Action, ed. , v.

Transformative Assessment in Action, ed. , v.

This book examines formative assessment conducted in the classroom and how educators can plan and apply results in the real-world. Provides chapter-specific reflection questions that lay out practical models and guidance for all education levels.

Transforming Classroom Practice, ed. , v.
Transforming Classroom Practice, ed. , v.

Transforming Classroom Practice, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of successful professional development programs that expand teachers' knowledge, skill, and confidence in using technology tools in teaching and learning environments, with the focus on improving teaching and learning rather than on the technology use.

Understanding Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.
Understanding Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

Understanding Common Core State Standards, ed. , v.

This book focuses on the new national Common Core standards and what educators need to know in order to strengthen learning and teaching methods within the classroom. Chapters focus on the national standards, including understanding, the benefits for students, concerns, and preparation for the 2014-2015 school year when students will assessed on the standards for the first time.

Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms, ed. 2, v.
Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Videoconferencing for K-12 Classrooms, ed. 2, v.

Provides a comprehensive review of options for building an effective videoconferencing program, from initial planning to teacher training, implementation, and assessment.

Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.
Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.

Visual Arts Units for All Levels, ed. , v.

Covers working with graphics files, creating slide shows, hyper linking multimedia, digital animation, and virtual reality.

Vocab Rehab, ed. , v.
Vocab Rehab, ed. , v.

Vocab Rehab, ed. , v.

This book explains a new and effective approach to teaching vocabulary that calls for exploration, discovery, and playing with words. Ten-minute exercises include advice on how to focus short lessons so that students are fully engaged, teaching tips that help ensure new words stick, and a varied selection of novel strategies for teaching new words to students.

Wasting Minds, ed. , v.
Wasting Minds, ed. , v.

Wasting Minds, ed. , v.

This book attempts to challenge the assumptions that are rooted within the education community and bring clarity to aspects of the school reform movement. Presented in two parts, the first discusses the flawed ideas currently implemented in school systems, and the second relates how a revised strategy is the answer to many problems.

Web 2.0, ed. , v.
Web 2.0, ed. , v.

Web 2.0, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of the emerging Web 2.0 technologies and their use in the classroom and in professional development.

Web 2.0, ed. , v.
Web 2.0, ed. , v.

Web 2.0, ed. , v.

Explores the very best online collaborative tools available today (including blogs, wikis, and social networking) and Web 2.0 applications (Skype, Google Earth, Wordle, and more) that make a difference in education.

West Meets East, ed. , v.
West Meets East, ed. , v.

West Meets East, ed. , v.

This book explores the fundamental premise that strong teaching is at the heart of educational quality and that we all benefit from understanding the practices and professional thinking of exemplary teachers. The authors set out to discover which beliefs and strategies of effective teachers can cross the cultural divide and help students in each nation make breakthrough advances.

What Works in K-12 Online Learning, ed. , v.
What Works in K-12 Online Learning, ed. , v.

What Works in K-12 Online Learning, ed. , v.

Provides an overview of effective online teaching and learning practices.

Where Great Teaching Begins, ed. , v.
Where Great Teaching Begins, ed. , v.

Where Great Teaching Begins, ed. , v.

This book is a step-by-step walk through the behind-the-scenes intellectual work necessary to make instruction truly effective and help students learn deeply and meaningfully. Intended to assist teachers in learning how to translate standards into objectives, use objectives for the basis of assessment, develop learning objectives that incorporate targeted content and thinking skills, and pull objectives, assessments, and learning activities into teaching plans for learning.

Science

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.
Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

This three-volume set introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options. While there is significant discussion of the non-renewable resources now used to meet the majority of the world's energy needs (oil, coal and natural gas), the primary focus of the set is on newer options to meet the ever-growing demand.

Environment

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.
Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

Alternative Energy, ed. , v.

This three-volume set introduces students to issues surrounding both current energy sources and alternative energy options. While there is significant discussion of the non-renewable resources now used to meet the majority of the world's energy needs (oil, coal and natural gas), the primary focus of the set is on newer options to meet the ever-growing demand.

History

American Decades, ed. , v.
American Decades, ed. , v.

American Decades, ed. , v.

Cross-disciplinary source for junior and high school students and teachers, public librarians and general researchers who need to document and analyze periods of contemporary American social history (1900-1999).

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.
History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

History Behind the Headlines, ed. , v.

Presents in-depth information on conflicts appearing in today's headlines. Users are provided with historical background and analysis to events to give a greater understanding of the politics, players, and layers of current affairs.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.
New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

New Dictionary of the History of Ideas, ed. , v.

A six-volume survey of the history of Western thought and culture, presented through 700 alphabetically arranged entries. Each entry explores the origin, cultural interpretations, and historical themes of such subjects as beauty, love, feminism, diversity, and social capital, among many others. For students and general readers.

Law

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.
American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

American Law Yearbook, ed. , v.

An annual supplement to the Gale Encyclopedia of American Law that updates and expands the content with new topics, updates, biographies of prominent figures and government appointees, and other features. Each year's edition contains the full U.S. Supreme Court docket in addition to the non-Supreme Court cases. Includes a glossary of legal terms.

Business

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2
CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

CaseBase: Case Studies in Global Business, ed. , v. 2

Covers business case studies focused on issues in emerging markets and emerging industries across the globe.

Literature

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17
Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

Drama for Students, ed. , v. 17

Provides critical overviews of the most-studied plays of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Includes discussions of themes, characters, critical reception, dramatic devices and traditions as well as cultural and historical context.

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17
Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

Novels for Students, ed. , v. 17

Provides critical overviews of novels from various cultures and time periods. Includes discussions of plot, characters, themes and structure as well as the work's cultural and historical significance.

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18
Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18

Poetry for Students, ed. , v. 18

Features discussion and analysis of poems of all time periods, nations, and cultures. Provides an overview of the poem and discussion of its principal themes, images, form and construction.

Religion

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of Religion, ed. 2, v.

The second edition of a resource that is considered a standard reference in the field. Presents a cross-cultural approach that emphasizes religion's role within everyday life and as a unique experience from culture to culture. The original 2,750 entries have been retained, many heavily updated, and approximately 600 entirely new articles have been added by an international team of scholars and contributors.

Biography

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.
Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

Encyclopedia of World Biography, ed. 2, v.

A multicultural biographical source that covers notable individuals from every part of the world and from all time periods who have made significant contributions to human culture.

Arts

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.
Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, ed. , v.

This reference provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to film and film studies, covering such aspects as production, national traditions, studios, genres, critical theory and film history.

Medicine

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.
The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.

The Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, ed. 4, v.

Includes information on more than 1,700 medical disorders and concepts. Each article includes in-depth discussion of causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, procedures, and other related topics. Written for a general audience with an authoritative tone.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.
UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

UXL Encyclopedia of Drugs and Addictive Substances, ed. , v.

Provides detailed information on 52 drugs and other addictive substances, defined as illegal drugs, legal addictive drugs and other substances as well as commonly abused classes of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Statistics highlight each entry and sidebars provide information on the legal, historical or social aspects of the particular drug. Difficult words are defined within the text. Appropriate for middle school students.

Nation and World

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.
Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, ed. 13, v.

Presents easy-to-understand information on 194 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.