Schooled to Order: A Social History of Public Schooling in the United States

Oxford University Press - Carefully researched, and even-handed, well written, Nasaw's book is an important addition to the debate over the evolution of public education in the United States. '. This is history of education in its finest tradition, i. E. Education s social history rather than as mere schooling.





The School and Society and The Child and the Curriculum Centennial Publications of The University of Chicago Press

University of Chicago Press - In addition to a substantial introduction in which Philip W. This edition brings dewey's educational theory into sharp focus, framing his two classic works by frank assessments, past and present, of the practical applications of Dewey's ideas. Jackson explains why more of dewey's ideas haven't been put into practice, this edition restores a "lost" chapter, dropped from the book by Dewey in 1915.





The Process of Education

Harvard University Press - Harvard University Press. He argues persuasively that curricula should he designed to foster such early intuitions and then build on them in increasingly formal and abstract ways as education progresses. Bruner’s foundational case for the spiral curriculum has influenced a generation of educators and will continue to be a source of insight into the goals and methods of the educational process.

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.





The Paideia Proposal: An Educational Manifesto

Touchstone - Used book in Good Condition. Analyzes the purpose of public education in a democratic society and recommends changes in American public schools designed to improve both the quality and equality of education Harvard University Press.





Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools

Broadway Books - . Kozol has written a searing exposé of the extremes of wealth and poverty in America’s school system and the blighting effect on poor children, especially those in cities. Emily mitchell,  time “easily the most passionate, and certain to be the most passionately debated, book about American education in several years .

Not only were schools for rich and poor blatantly unequal, the gulf between the two extremes was widening—and it has widened since. Inner cities and less affluent suburbs. Savage inequalities is a savage indictment. Used book in Good Condition. Everyone should read this important book. Robert wilson,  usa today “Kozol has written a book that must be read by anyone interested in education.

Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools - Elizabeth duff,  philadelphia Inquirer “The forces of equity have now been joined by a powerful voice. For two years, from illinois to Washington, he visited schools in neighborhoods across the country, D. C. And from new York to San Antonio.





Learning to Teach

McGraw-Hill Education - Harvard University Press. The most balanced text in its field, Learning to Teach strikes a harmony by integrating research-based practices with practical consideration and opportunity for real-world application. By covering all major teaching models plus the leadership of teaching, and management of time and space, motivation, assessment, including planning, classroom management, Learning to Teach helps future teachers master both the theory and application of successful teaching.

This best-selling text provides comprehensive coverage of general teaching methods and models. Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future by grossly underequipped, understaffed and underfunded schools in U. S. The text provides strong coverage of both teacher-centered and student-centered models.

Learning to Teach - Inner cities and less affluent suburbs. Used book in Good Condition.





Psychology for Teaching Education

Wadsworth Publishing - Based on the most recent research in human development as it relates to learning, this book presents a well-rounded, thorough, teaching, and thinking, and relevant discussion of psychological principles. Harvard University Press. Used book in Good Condition. In this engaging and comprehensive text, illustrates, applies, Lefrancois explains, and investigates psychological principles and classroom practices in a way that is concise and informative as well as encouraging and entertaining.

Psychology for teaching motivates, engages, and inspires?overall, an excellent model for teaching. Inner cities and less affluent suburbs. Used book in Good Condition. The tenth edition of "the bear" builds on a strong and distinguished sales history, loyal users, and a well-known author. Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future by grossly underequipped, understaffed and underfunded schools in U.





Educating Esmé: Diary of a Teacher's First Year

Algonquin Books - Inner cities and less affluent suburbs. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Her diary opens a window into a real-life classroom from a teacher's perspective. As relevant and iconoclastic as when it was first published, Educating Esmé is a classic, as is Madame Esmé herself. Heroine to thousands of parents and educators, Esmé now shares more of her ingenious and yet down-to-earth approaches to the classroom in a supplementary guide to help new teachers hit the ground running.

A must-read for parents, new teachers, and classroom veterans, Educating Esmé is the exuberant diary of Esmé Raji Codell's first year teaching in a Chicago public school. Harvard University Press. Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future by grossly underequipped, understaffed and underfunded schools in U.

Educating Esmé: Diary of a Teacher's First Year - S. Fresh-mouthed and free-spirited, the irrepressible Madame Esmé-as she prefers to be called-does the cha-cha during multiplication tables, roller-skates down the hallways, and puts on rousing performances with at-risk students in the library. While battling bureaucrats, abusive parents, gang members, and her own insecurities, this gifted young woman reveals what it takes to be an exceptional teacher.





The Freedom Writers Diary

Broadway Books - Straight from the front line of urban America, the inspiring story of one fiercely determined teacher and her remarkable students. As an idealistic twenty-three-year-old english teacher at Wilson High School in Long beach, Erin Gruwell confronted a room of “unteachable, California, at-risk” students.

Secretary of Education Richard Riley—and educationally. With powerful entries from the students’ own diaries and a narrative text by Erin Gruwell, unforgettable example of how hard work, The Freedom Writers Diary is an uplifting, courage, and the spirit of determination changed the lives of a teacher and her students.

The Freedom Writers Diary - So she and her students, eye-opening, using the treasured books anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl and Zlata’s Diary: A Child’s Life in Sarajevo as their guides, undertook a life-changing, spirit-raising odyssey against intolerance and misunderstanding. One day she intercepted a note with an ugly racial caricature, and angrily declared that this was precisely the sort of thing that led to the Holocaust—only to be met by uncomprehending looks.

Used book in Good Condition. They learned to see the parallels in these books to their own lives, recording their thoughts and feelings in diaries and dubbing themselves the “Freedom Writers” in homage to the civil rights activists “The Freedom Riders. With funds raised by a “read-a-thon for tolerance, the courageous Dutch woman who sheltered the Frank family, ” they arranged for Miep Gies, to visit them in California, where she declared that Erin Gruwell’s students were “the real heroes.

Their efforts have paid off spectacularly, both in terms of recognition—appearances on “Prime Time Live” and “All Things Considered, ” coverage in People magazine, a meeting with U. S.





The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession

Anchor - With powerful entries from the students' own diaries and a narrative text by Erin Gruwell, unforgettable example of how hard work, courage, The Freedom Writers Diary is an uplifting, and the spirit of determination changed the lives of a teacher and her students. Anchor Books. By asking “how did we get here?” Dana Goldstein brilliantly illuminates the path forward.

She uncovers the surprising roots of hot button issues, ranking and firing veteran teachers, and finds that recent popular ideas to improve schools—instituting merit pay, evaluating teachers by student test scores, from teacher tenure to charter schools, and recruiting “elite” graduates to teach—are all approaches that have been tried in the past without producing widespread change.

. Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future by grossly underequipped, understaffed and underfunded schools in U. S. Used book in Good Condition. Harvard University Press. A new york times bestsellerin her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today.

The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession - In the teacher wars, a rich, and unprecedented history of public school teaching, lively, Dana Goldstein reveals that teachers have been embattled for nearly two centuries. The teacher wars upends the conversation about American education by bringing the lessons of history to bear on the dilemmas we confront today.





The Angry Smile: The New Psychological Study of Passive-Aggressive Behavior at Home, at School, in Marriage & Close Relationships, in the Workplace & Online

Pro Ed - Used book in Good Condition. Kozol believes that children from poor families are cheated out of a future by grossly underequipped, understaffed and underfunded schools in U. S. With powerful entries from the students' own diaries and a narrative text by Erin Gruwell, The Freedom Writers Diary is an uplifting, unforgettable example of how hard work, courage, and the spirit of determination changed the lives of a teacher and her students.

Anchor Books. Harvard University Press. They offer real-world examples and empowering, practical strategies for working with or when confronted with individuals who exhibit any of the five levels of passive aggressiveness. The product ships with all relevant accessories. Brand new in box. What is passive-aggressive behavior? The authors of this three-part book have studied the psychology of this behavior for over four decades in both clinical and educational settings.

The Angry Smile: The New Psychological Study of Passive-Aggressive Behavior at Home, at School, in Marriage & Close Relationships, in the Workplace & Online - Inner cities and less affluent suburbs. Used book in Good Condition.