Teaching & Education Books

The Class: A Life-Changing Teacher, His World-Changing Kids, and the Most Inventive Classroom in America Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780399181849
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Published: Ballantine Books - September 4th, 2018

An unforgettable year in the life of a visionary high school science teacher and his award-winning students, as they try to get into college, land a date for the prom . . . and possibly change the world


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Helping Children Succeed: What Works and Why Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781328915429
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Published: Mariner Books - August 7th, 2018

From the New York Times best-selling author of How Children Succeed, an essential handbook of “informative and effective methods to help children overcome issues and thrive at home and in school”*—now including sixteen new infographics!
 
In How Children Succeed, Paul Tough introduced us to research showing that personal qualities like p


Mindful Arts in the Classroom: Stories and Creative Activities for Social and Emotional Learning Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781946764133
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Published: Parallax Press - August 14th, 2018

Written especially for the teacher or camp director who wants to bring mindfulness, social and emotional learning (SEL), and the arts into their busy day through storytelling and fun games, this book offers a complete course that helps kids identify and talk about their feelings, self-regulate and self-soothe when stressed, and learn from easy mindfulness practices.


Math Fun for Minecrafters: Grades 1-2 (Math for Minecrafters) Cover Image
By Sky Pony Press, Amanda Brack (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781510737600
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Published: Sky Pony Press - October 2nd, 2018

Math Fun for Minecrafters: Grades 1-2 features well-loved video game characters and concepts to develop first and second grade math skills. Colorfully-illustrated word problems, charts, math facts pages, and secret messages help kids reach the math goals set in the National Common Core standards for first and second grade.


Math Fun for Minecrafters: Grades 3-4 (Math for Minecrafters) Cover Image
By Sky Pony Press, Amanda Brack (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781510737617
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Published: Sky Pony Press - October 2nd, 2018

Math Fun for Minecrafters: Grades 3-4 features well-loved video game characters and concepts to develop third and fourth grade math skills. Colorfully-illustrated word problems, charts, math facts pages, and secret messages help kids reach the math goals set in the National Common Core standards for third and fourth grade.


Life Lessons: The Case for a National Education Service Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781788732208
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Published: Verso - October 9th, 2018

A radical agenda to make our education system fit for the twenty-first century

Our education system has been damaged by politicians who have arrogantly imposed a regime of market-driven reforms. It is time to reframe education as an essential public good, one arising from a hunger to find more engaging ways to learn and the powerful imperative to make our society genuinely equal.


When Grit Isn't Enough: A High School Principal Examines How Poverty and Inequality Thwart the College-for-All Promise Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807041826
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Published: Beacon Press - October 2nd, 2018

Examines major myths informing American education and explores how educators can better serve students, increase college retention rates, and develop alternatives to college that don’t disadvantage students on the basis of race or income


Classroom Record Keeping Made Simple: Tips for Time-Strapped Teachers Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781510736924
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - September 4th, 2018

It's no secret that even the most successful teachers struggle to make the best use of their time. This enlightening text provides tips, strategies, and best practices for how all teachers--from novices to veterans--can find additional daily time while also improving documentation through better record-keeping management.


The First Days of Class: A Practical Guide for the Beginning Teacher Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781510736962
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Published: Skyhorse Publishing - September 6th, 2018

This easy-to-use, step-by-step guide takes you through everything you need to know in your first days, weeks, and months as a new teacher, from developing your plan book and filing system in August to updating your grade book and celebrating your success in June.


School Choice (MIT Press Essential Knowledge) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780262535908
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Published: Mit Press - September 28th, 2018

An accessible guide to the major issues and arguments surrounding school choice.


These Schools Belong to You and Me: Why We Can't Afford to Abandon Our Public Schools Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780807023136
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Published: Beacon Press - September 18th, 2018

A challenge to narrow, profit-driven conceptions of school success and an argument for protecting public education to ensure that all students become competent citizens in a vibrant democracy


A New U: Faster ] Cheaper Alternatives to College Cover Image
By Ryan Craig, Allen Blue (Foreword by)
$24.95
ISBN: 9781946885470
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Published: Benbella Books - September 4th, 2018

Every year, the cost of a four-year degree goes up, and the value goes down. But for many students, there's a better answer.

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