The Paideia Proposal: An Educational Manifesto Mortimer J. Adler

A manifesto for a revolution in American public education, prepared by Mortimer J. Adler "on behalf of the members of The Paideia Group."

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To Know as We Are Known: A Spirituality of Education Parker J. Palmer

This primer on authentic education explores how mind and heart can work together in the learning process. Moving beyond the bankruptcy of our current model of education, Parker Palmer finds the sou...

Results Now: How We Can Achieve Unprecedented Improvements in Teaching and Learning Michael J. Schmoker

According to author Mike Schmoker, there is a yawning gap between the most well-known essential practices and the reality of most classrooms.

Schmoker believes that teachers and administrator...

The Idea of a University John Henry Newman

The issues that John Henry Newman raisedthe place of religion and moral values in the university setting, the competing claims of liberal and professional education, the character of the academic c...

The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life Parker J. Palmer

It is for teachers who refuse to hardentheir hearts, because they love learners, learning, and theteaching life."- Parker J.

Is it possible to take heart in teaching once more so that we can ...

Racism and Education: Coincidence or Conspiracy? David Gillborn

Education policy is not designed to eliminate race inequality but to sustain it at manageable levels.

In this book he dissects the role of racism across the education system; from national po...

The Well-Educated Mind: A Guide to the Classical Education You Never Had Susan Wise Bauer

Have you lost the art of reading for pleasure?

In The Well-Educated Mind, Susan Wise Bauer provides a welcome and encouraging antidote to the distractions of our age, electronic and otherwise...

The Aims of Education Alfred North Whitehead

Presents the texts of a series of lectures delivered between 1912 & 1928 on the purposes & practice of education.PrefaceThe aims of educationThe rhythm of educationThe rhythmic claims of freedom & ...

The First Days of School: How to Be An Effective Teacher [with CD] Harry K. Wong

With nearly 1.4 million copies sold, you'll learn practical techniques on discipline, procedures and routines, teaching for mastery, cooperative learning, and positive expectations. You'll find it ...

Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons Siegfried Engelmann

Do you want to help your child read, but are afraid youll do something wrong?Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy ons is a complete, step-by-step program that shows patents simply and clearly how t...

Tools for Teaching: Discipline, Instruction, Motivation. Primary Prevention of Classroom Discipline Problems Fredric H. Jones

You will learn how to decrease classroom disruptions, backtalk, dawdling and help hand raising while increasing responsible behavior, motivation, independent learning and academic achievement.Like ...

Scholastic Children's Dictionary Scholastic Inc.

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The Process of Education Jerome Bruner

In this classic argument for curriculum reform in early education, Jerome Bruner shows that the basic concepts of science and the humanities can be grasped intuitively at a very early age.

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Professors Who Believe: The Spiritual Journeys of Christian Faculty Paul M. Anderson

Often the university is seen as a hothouse of anti-Christian bias.

Here are the stories of twenty-two such Christian faculty, who tell in their own words the difference that Christ has made i...

Other People's Children: Cultural Conflict in the Classroom Lisa Delpit

Winner of an American Educational Studies Association Critics Choice Award and Choice Magazines Outstanding Academic Book Award, and voted one of Teacher Magazines great books, Other Peoples Childr...

The Disciplined Mind: Beyond Facts and Standardized Tests, the K-12 Education That Every Child Deserves Howard Gardner

As powerful examples of his approach, Gardner describes an education that illuminates the theory of evolution, the music of Mozart, and the ons of the Holocaust.

Far from the standardized tes...

Teaching Critical Thinking: Practical Wisdom bell hooks

In Teaching Critical Thinking, renowned cultural critic and progressive educator bell hooks addresses some of the most compelling issues facing teachers in and out of the classroom today.In a serie...

The Book of Learning and Forgetting Frank Smith

This book will be crucial reading in a time when national authorities continue to blame teachers and students for failures in education.

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I Read It, but I Don't Get It: Comprehension Strategies for Adolescent Readers Cris Tovani

I Read It, but I Don't Get It is a practical, engaging account of how teachers can help adolescents develop new reading comprehension skills.

Cris Tovani is an accomplished teacher and staff ...

Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom bell hooks

In Teaching to Transgress, bell hooks--writer, teacher, and insurgent black intellectual--writes about a new kind of education, educations as the practice of freedom.

This is the rare book ab...