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  • Class Warfareby Lois Weis; Kristin Cipollone; Heather Jenkins

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 90.00

    Stories abound about the lengths to which middle- and upper-middle-class parents will go to ensure a spot for their child at a prestigious university. From the Suzuki method to calculus-based physics, from AP tests all the way back to early-learning Kumon courses, students are increasingly pushed to excel with that Harvard or Yale acceptance letter... more...

  • Student Thinking and Learning in Scienceby Keith S. Taber

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95

    This readable and informative survey of key ideas about students? thinking in science builds a bridge between theory and practice by offering clear accounts from research, and showing how they relate to actual examples of students talking about widely taught science topics. Focused on secondary students and drawing on perspectives found in the... more...

  • Can Pop Culture and Shakespeare Exist in the Same Classroom?by Kristine Gritter; Kathryn Schoon-Tanis; Matthew Althoff

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Expecting students to jump right into a rigorous literature discussion is not always realistic. Students need scaffolding so that they will be more engaged and motivated to read the text and think about it on a deeper level. This book shows English language arts teachers a very effective way to scaffold?by tapping into students? interest in pop culture.... more...

  • Bringing the Common Core Math Standards to Lifeby Yvelyne Germain-McCarthy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    As middle school math teachers shift to the Common Core State Standards, the question remains: What do the standards actually look like in the classroom? This book answers that question by taking you inside of real, Common Core classrooms across the country. You?ll see how exemplary teachers are meeting the new requirements and engaging students in... more...

  • Educating Students to Make a Differenceby Joseph R Ferrari; Judith G Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Educating Students to Make-a-Difference covers a range of issues related to service learning, addressing the ?who,? ?why,? and ?so what? of service-learning experiences. It provides information that will aid in the development of service-learning programs and courses. The in-depth studies on student volunteerism found in this book will show you how... more...

  • German Festivals and Traditions KS3by Nicolette Hannam; Michelle Williams

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 20.99

    This invaluable, time-saving resource provides intercultural ideas for every month of the year. For each festival and tradition you will find background information, key vocabulary, detailed lists of possible teaching activities and optional pupil sheets. Ideas range from making cards and reading/writing poems to playing game and cooking traditional... more...

  • The Grumpy Girls Guide to Getting into Collegeby Rachel Aboukhair

    New Chapter Publisher 2014; US$ 9.95

    Following up on her guide to good manners, our Grumpy Girl takes on the all-American pursuit of getting into college. With her characteristic edgy humor and cheeky fun, she dissects elementary, middle and high school subjects, extracurricular activities, educational travel, SAT prep, college interviews, and more. While sharing her... more...

  • Secondary Starters and Plenaries: Geographyby Brin Best; Steve Padget

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2014; US$ 19.99

    This book provides geography teachers with 50 cohesive suggestions for embedding and extending learning in the classroom: from individual to whole-class activities, and from the energetic to the sedate. Even better, every starter and plenary is easily-adaptable for the whole ability range of your class and ideas for extension and development keep each... more...

  • Issues in Upper Secondary Science Educationby Barend Vlaardingerbroek; Neil Taylor

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book provides a comparative look at key issues that characterize and contextualize upper secondary science education in sixteen countries in Oceania, South America, Asia, Europe, North America, Africa, and the Middle East, incluing links with elementary and early science, final assessment, and the secondary/tertiary education interface. more...

  • The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature: Coming of Ageby Crag Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This examination of the literary effectiveness of young adult literature from a critical, research-oriented perspective answers two key questions asked by many teachers and scholars in the field: Does young adult literature stand up on its own as literature? Is it worthy of close study? The treatment is both conceptual and pragmatic. Each chapter... more...