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  • CILIP Guidelines for Secondary School Librariesby Sue Shaper

    Facet Publishing 2015; US$ 71.92

    1. The school librarian and learning: CILIP?s vision  2. Staffing and management  3. Policies and planning  4. The library environment  5. Management of learning resources  6. Information literacy  7. Developing students as readers  8. Marketing, promotion and advocacy  9. Evaluation  10. Partnerships Appendix 1. Example job description and... more...

  • A Teacher?s Companion to Essential Motivation in the Classroomby Georgia Holleran; Ian Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Teachers around the world have found Ian Gilbert?s classic text Essential Motivation in the Classroom an inspiring and provocative read. This ground-breaking companion to the book is a definitive one-stop guide for teachers who are looking for inspiration into how his ideas can be put into practice in every-day classrooms. A truly lively and engaging... more...

  • Educating Adolescent Girls Around the Globeby Sandra L. Stacki; Supriya Baily

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    While many initial education benchmarks are being met, new and continuing challenges exist for adolescent girls in the developing world. Discrimination, violence, marginalization, and health-related issues prevail, making proper education at the middle school level crucial during this unique development time. As we continue to see the expectations... more...

  • Our Schoolby Joanne Jacobs

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    Joanne Jacobs is an award-winning columnist who covered education for the San Jose Mercury News for more than twenty years. In recent years, she's written for the New York Times , Philadelphia Inquirer , Christian Science Monitor, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, San Francisco Chronicle , and Reason Magazine. Her pioneering education blog,... more...

  • Technology in the Middle and Secondary Social Studies Classroomby Scott K. Scheuerell

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Technology in the Middle and Secondary Social Studies Classroom introduces pre-service teachers to the research underpinning the effective integration of technology into the social studies curriculum. Building off of established theoretical frameworks, veteran social studies teacher educator Scott Scheuerell shows how the implementation of key technologies... more...

  • Developing a Local Curriculumby William Evans; Jonathan Savage

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    How can your local area become a source of inspiration for curriculum development? How can it enhance the teaching and learning at your school? Developing a Local Curriculum explores how your local area and its resources can be used as a stimulus and inspiration for curriculum development. It examines the ways in which the geography, history,... more...

  • School Choice, Ethnic Divisions, and Symbolic Boundariesby Stefan Lund

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book enriches empirical and theoretical understandings of how school choice and school segregation are generated by the construction and negotiation of ethnic divisions by placing emphasis on feelings of belonging and we-ness as important structuring forces that guide and restrict students' school choices. more...

  • Outstanding Assessment for Learning in the Classroomby Jayne Bartlett

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 33.95

    The main feature of an outstanding lesson is that all students make progress. Taking the structure of a lesson as the starting point, this book demonstrates how assessment for learning can be used to enhance and support all aspects of the learning process. Including chapters on embedding assessment during each phase of the lesson, using assessment... more...

  • Cheatedby Jay M Smith; Mary Willingham

    Potomac Books 2015; US$ 26.95

    Jay M. Smith is a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has served?in a variety of administrative capacities involving the management of undergraduate education. Mary Willingham worked in the Center for Student Success and Academic Counseling at UNC?Chapel Hill until 2014. Both she (in 2013) and Smith (in 2014)... more...

  • What Really Works in Secondary Educationby Wendy W. (Weichel) Murawski; Kathy Lynn James

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 34.95

    Research-Based Practical Strategies for Every Teacher What Works in Secondary Education compiles the advice of experts who not only know the theory behind certain educational practices, but also have experience in the secondary classroom. In each user-friendly chapter, key information on a topic vital to secondary educators is boiled down... more...