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  • Applied Psychometrics using SPSS and AMOS

    The book will be designed primarily for graduate students (or advanced undergraduates) who are learning psychometrics, as well as professionals in the field who need a reference for use in their practice. We would assume that users have some basic knowledge of using SPSS to read data and conduct basic analyses (e.g., descriptive statistics, frequency distributions). In addition, the reader should ... Read more

    $61.99 USD

  • Shattering Inequities

    Real-World Wisdom for School and District Leaders

    For education leaders who believe that all students deserve the premium education that only some currently experience, Shattering Inequities: Real-World Wisdom for School and District Leaders shows how your leadership can provide equitable outcomes for our most vulnerable students. Chapters include examples of actual equity leaders and leadership lessons as easily retrievable equity hooks—memory ... Read more

    $30.99 USD

  • What's the Point of College?

    Seeking Purpose in an Age of Reform

    Before we can improve college education, we need to know what it's for.In our current age of reform, there are countless ideas about how to "fix" higher education. But before we can reconceptualize the college experience, we need to remember why we have these institutions in the first place—and what we want from them.In What's the Point of College?, historian Johann N. Neem offers a new way to ... Read more

    $18.99 USD

  • Breeding Between The Lines

    Why Interracial People are Healthier and More Attractive

    by Alon Ziv ...
    This is the first book to outline the significant genetic and physical advantages these people possess.The book contains sex, race, health and genetics in a daring new theory. Written with accessible, direct prose, anecdotes, analogies and examples from human and animal studies its a debate subject. ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Formative Assessment in Practice

    A Process of Inquiry and Action

    series Assessment, Accountability, & Achievement Series
    Margaret Heritage presents a practical guide to formative assessment as a process of “inquiry and action” essential to twenty-first century learning.In the wake of the development of the Common Core standards and the effort to develop the appropriate assessments to accompany them, formative assessment has attracted increasing attention from policy makers and practitioners alike. Yet this powerful ... Read more

    $25.99 USD

  • Lower Ed

    The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy

    **"The best book yet on the complex lives and choices of for-profit students."—The New York Times Book ReviewAs featured on The Daily Show, NPR's Marketplace, and Fresh Air, the "powerful, chilling tale" (Carol Anderson, author of White Rage) of higher education becoming an engine of social inequality** Lower Ed is quickly becoming the definitive book on the fastest-growing sector of higher ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • A Guide to Direct Instruction

    by Don Steely ...
    To the consternation of popularized educational theories, Direct Instruction consistently and convincingly outperforms every theory, program, and procedure they espouse. Proponents of those theories continue to vilify and disparage Direct Instruction despite nearly 50 years of data that proves them at minimum naïve, at worst dangerously wrong. A Guide to Direct Instruction provides an overview of ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Permission to Feel

    Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive

    The mental well-being of children and adults is shockingly poor. Marc Brackett, author of Permission to Feel, knows why. And he knows what we can do."We have a crisis on our hands, and its victims are our children."Marc Brackett is a professor in Yale University’s Child Study Center and founding director of the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence. In his 25 years as an emotion scientist, he has ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Preparing Teachers for Deeper Learning

    Preparing Teachers for Deeper Learning answers an urgent call for teachers who educate children from diverse backgrounds to meet the demands of a changing world. In today’s knowledge economy, teachers must prioritize problem-solving ability, adaptability, critical thinking, and the development of interpersonal and collaborative skills over rote memorization and the passive transmission of ... Read more

    $30.99 USD

  • Purpose: Design a Community and Change Your Life---A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Your Purpose and Making It Matter

    WHAT IS YOUR PURPOSE AND HOW DO YOU MAKE IT MATTER IN MODERN LIFE?In this thought-provoking and actionable book, Silicon Valley social software pioneer Gina Bianchini offers a step-by-step guide to finding your purpose and translating it into action through the power of community and new approaches to technology.She offers a unique take on purpose discovered through her popular Community Design™ ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Doing the Right Thing for Children

    Eight Qualities of Leadership

    by Maurice Sykes ...
    Maurice Sykes has made advocating for and advancing high-quality early childhood education his life’s work. Through mentorships, presentations, and personal example, Maurice challenges and inspires educators to become effective leaders who make a difference in children’s lives. He does the same in this book as he shares stories of the hills and valleys of his personal and professional journeys ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • The Theoretical Minimum

    What You Need to Know to Start Doing Physics

    series The Theoretical Minimum
    A master teacher presents the ultimate introduction to classical mechanics for people who are serious about learning physics"Beautifully clear explanations of famously 'difficult' things," -- Wall Street JournalIf you ever regretted not taking physics in college -- or simply want to know how to think like a physicist -- this is the book for you. In this bestselling introduction to classical ... Read more

    $12.99 USD $4.99 USD

  • 1620

    A Critical Response to the 1619 Project

    by Peter W. Wood ...
    When and where was America founded? Was it in Virginia in 1619, when a pirate ship landed a group of captive Africans at Jamestown? So asserted the New York Times in August 2019 when it announced its 1619 Project. The Times set out to transform history by tracing American institutions, culture, and prosperity to that pirate ship and the exploitation of African Americans that followed. A ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • Radical Possibilities

    Public Policy, Urban Education, and A New Social Movement

    by Jean Anyon ...
    The core argument of Jean Anyon’s classic Radical Possibilities is deceptively simple: if we do not direct our attention to the ways in which federal and metropolitan policies maintain the poverty that plagues communities in American cities, urban school reform as currently conceived is doomed to fail. With every chapter thoroughly revised and updated, this edition picks up where the 2005 ... Read more

    $52.99 USD

  • Educated in Whiteness

    Good Intentions and Diversity in Schools

    Educators across the nation are engaged in well-meaning efforts to address diversity in schools given the current context of NCLB, Race to the Top, and the associated pressures of standardization and accountability. Through rich ethnographic accounts of teachers in two demographically different secondary schools in the same urban district, Angelina E. Castagno investigates how whiteness operates ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • A Teacher's Guide to Adapted Physical Education

    Including Students With Disabilities in Sports and Recreation, Fourth Edition

    A healthy, active lifestyle for all students: That's the promise of physical education, and the goal of this comprehensive textbook. Now in a thoroughly updated fourth edition, this text prepares current and future PE teachers to lead welcoming, inclusive classes where every student participates, makes friends, and learns new skills and values. K–12 physical educators will get cutting-edge ... Read more

    $50.99 USD

  • Race to the Bottom

    Uncovering the Secret Forces Destroying American Public Education

    by Luke Rosiak ...
    Everyone wants: High schoolers to graduate well-prepared for jobs. Improved STEM literacy. Greater achievement for inner-city children. Happiness for all children. So why are liberals spending billions of dollars working against those goals?In Race to the Bottom, Luke Rosiak uncovers the shocking reason why American education is failing: Powerful special interest groups are using our kids as ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Teaching Reading to English Language Learners

    A Reflective Guide

    "Truly a pleasure to read, with much helpful information."—Deb Bible, Literacy TeacherCUSD 300, West Dundee, IL"The author models a program of success and helps the educator become better qualified in teaching the EL learner."—Lucia deSombre Malo, Former InstructorUtah Valley State CollegePractical, easy-to-implement methods for helping English language learners succeed in reading!Successfully t.. ... Read more

    $21.99 USD

  • This Is Not A Test

    A New Narrative on Race, Class, and Education

    The conversation about turning around failing schools is in the national spotlight, and that spotlight is often focused on schools that black and brown children attend. Certain proposals to improve urban schools generate lots of headlines: expanding charter schools, funding school vouchers, using student test scores to evaluate, promote and pay teachers. But race is seldom considered as a tool for ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • Education and Democracy in the 21st Century

    by Nel Noddings ...
    Eminent educational philosopher Nel Noddings draws on John Dewey's foundational work to reimagine education's aims and curriculum for the 21st century. Noddings looks at education as a multi-aim enterprise in which schools must address needs in all three domains of life: home and family, occupational, and civic. She raises critical questions about the current enthusiasm for standardization, the ... Read more

    $28.99 USD

  • Ungrading

    Why Rating Students Undermines Learning (and What to Do Instead)

    series Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
    The moment is right for critical reflection on what has been assumed to be a core part of schooling. In Ungrading, fifteen educators write about their diverse experiences going gradeless. Some contributors are new to the practice and some have been engaging in it for decades. Some are in humanities and social sciences, some in STEM fields. Some are in higher education, but some are the K–12 ... Read more

    $19.99 USD

  • Schools for All Kinds of Minds

    Boosting Student Success by Embracing Learning Variation

    This book shows how schools can--and must--develop expertise in "learning variation" (understanding how different kinds of minds learn) and apply this knowledge to classroom instruction in order to address the chronic learning challenges and achievement gap faced by millions of students. Barringer shows how using what we know about learning variation with a focus on discovering learning strengths, ... Read more

    $18.00 USD

  • The Visionary Director, Third Edition

    A Handbook for Dreaming, Organizing, and Improvising in Your Center

    The Visionary Director has sold over 56,000 copies of its first two editions. It was last updated over ten years ago and has been widely course adopted. The new edition will be 40% new content including new reflections, stories, and provocations in Spanish.Deb Curtis and Margie Carter are well known in the early childhood field and two of Redleaf Press' most consistent best selling authors.The ... Read more

    $32.99 USD

  • Curriculum Theory

    Conflicting Visions and Enduring Concerns

    The essential, comprehensive guide for developing and evolving your educational visionThe Second Edition of Curriculum Theory: Conflicting Visions and Enduring Concerns presents a clear, unbiased, and rigorous description of the major curriculum philosophies that have influenced educators and schooling over the last century. Author Michael Stephen Schiro analyzes four educational visions—Scholar ... Read more

    $54.99 USD