Education

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    Winning Strategies for Test Taking, Grades 3-8
    A Practical Guide for Teaching Test Preparation
    By W.W. Denslow, By Judy Cova Kelly, By Kathleen Kryza
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Winning Strategies for Test Taking, Grades 3–8 provides a fun and engaging approach for developing effective test-taking skills in children. Chapters detail the coaching of test thinkers, test-reading strategies, and question–answer strategies.Using various examples, planning guides, and models, the... [READ MORE]
    What's So Funny About Education?
    By Lou Fournier
    (Carrel Books)
    Using affectionate humor, Fournier delivers both stark and subtle epiphanies alongside enduring truths, offering a deeper social commentary on the present conditions and future directions of American education.With an engaging satirical approach, the author spares no topic in casting a wide net over... [READ MORE]
    Using the Workshop Approach in the High School English Classroom
    Modeling Effective Writing, Reading, and Thinking Strategies for Student Success
    By Cynthia D. Urbanski
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Do you find that preparing for standardized tests interferes with teaching advanced thinking, reading, and writing skills in a meaningful way? Do you want to balance test preparation with more creative activities? Success in school and beyond depends on one’s ability to read fluently, write coherently,... [READ MORE]
    What Successful Teachers Do
    101 Research-Based Classroom Strategies for New and Veteran Teachers
    By Neal A. Glasgow, By Cathy D. Hicks
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Written for novice and seasoned professionals alike, this updated edition of a powerful bestseller provides research-based best practices and practical applications that promote strong instruction and classroom management.The authors translate the latest research into 101 effective strategies for new... [READ MORE]
    Understanding Assessment in the Special Education Process
    A Step-by-Step Guide for Educators
    By Roger Pierangelo, By George Giuliani
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    An ideal step-by-step reference for instructors who have not had specific training in assessing students with special needs, Understanding Assessment in the Special Education Process helps educators make the most effective use of available assessment options.... [READ MORE]
    The Great Expectations School
    A Rookie Year in the New Blackboard Jungle
    By Dan Brown, Foreword by Randi Weingarten
    (Arcade Publishing)
    At the age of twenty-two, Dan Brown came to P.S. 85 as an eager, fresh-faced teacher. He was even as-signed his own class: 4-217. Unbeknownst to him, 4-217 was the designated “dumping ground” for all fourth-grade problem cases, and his students would prove to be more challenging than he could have ever... [READ MORE]
    Getting Beyond Bullying and Exclusion, PreK-5
    Empowering Children in Inclusive Classrooms
    By Ronald Mah
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Children with challenges can encounter difficulties in navigating their journeys within inclusive classrooms. This book focuses on the vulnerabilities of youngsters to be bullied, especially those with learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Asperger syndrome, and gifted abilities,... [READ MORE]
    Homework Done Right
    Powerful Learning in Real-Life Situations
    By Janet Alleman, By Jere Brophy, By Ben Botwinski, By Barbara Knighton, By Rob Ley
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Homework Done Right shows teachers how homework assignments can connect with the curriculum and how to make it applicable to their students' lives. Educators will learn how to design and implement active, creative assignments that promote useful skills like inquiry, problem solving, and critical thinking.Moving... [READ MORE]
    The Leadership Brain
    Strategies for Leading Today’s Schools More Effectively
    By David A. Sousa
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Cognitive neuroscientists are gaining greater insights into how the brain interacts with and learns from the environment. Now David A. Sousa, one of the foremost experts in translating this research into classroom practice, examines the brain-compatible leadership practices that sustain effective teaching... [READ MORE]
    How the Brain Influences Behavior
    Strategies for Managing K–12 Classrooms
    By David A. Sousa
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Combining theory and practice, David A. Sousa helps educators understand what is happening in the brains of students with behavior problems and offers practical, effective intervention strategies compatible with current findings in neuroscience. In easy-to-understand language, the author presents current... [READ MORE]
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