Education

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    On Being a Teacher
    The Human Dimension
    By Jeffrey A. Kottler, By Stanley J. Zehm, By Ellen Kottler
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    On Being a Teacher links teaching to the unique human characteristics that each person possesses. Written with the preservice, beginning, and veteran teacher in mind, the authors help educators discover their own special traits that make them superlative teachers. This book covers: Research-based teaching... [READ MORE]
    Your Mentor
    A Practical Guide for First-Year Teachers in Grades 1-3
    By Mary Presson Roberts
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    This practical, easy-to-implement guide was developed by surveying student teachers, substitute teachers, returning teachers, emergency credential teachers, and teacher educators. Your Mentor contains their wide-ranging recommendations of what they wanted to see included in a teaching reference. Actual... [READ MORE]
    Hooked on Riddles
    A Guide to Teaching Math Science English and Other Subjects Using Fun Word Plays and Silly Jokes
    By Mary Quijano
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Why did the dinosaur cry when it saw a fossil? It got sedimental. This and many other fun riddles are waiting to be discovered in Mary Quijano’s Hooked on Riddles, a book that explores techniques for teaching kids with various education-themed riddles. Teach your students math, English, science, and... [READ MORE]
    The World Is Our Classroom
    How One Family Used Nature and Travel to Shape an Extraordinary Education
    By Cindy Ross
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Cindy's story begins in the Rocky Mountain wilderness on a unique and extraordinary journey: two parents leading their young children 3,100 miles on the backs of llamas. This Canada-Mexico trek illustrated to Cindy and her husband what experiential education can do. Inspired by the experience, they went... [READ MORE]
    Talking, Listening, and Teaching
    A Guide to Classroom Communication
    By Thomas S. C. Farrell
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Talking, Listening, and Teaching demonstrates how important it is for teachers to understand and monitor classroom communication patterns and resolve problems that may hamper students' learning. Using examples from real classrooms, the author explains How classroom talk is different from communication... [READ MORE]
    Testing Your Mettle
    Tough Problems and Real-World Solutions for Middle and High School Teachers
    By Harry J. Alexandrowicz
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    In this straightforward guide to what really happens in classrooms and hallways, veteran teacher and administrator Harry J. Alexandrowicz makes “reality training” available to both novice and experienced teachers. Alexandrowicz draws from his 28 years’ experience in schools to help prepare teachers to... [READ MORE]
    Time-Saving Tips for Teachers
    By Joanne C. Wachter, By Clare Carhart
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Perfect for teachers who need help managing their time,Time Saving Tips for Teachers is structured for easy use. Flip through the chapters and apply the ideas that fit immediate needs and style—and includes more than sixty reproducible forms that can be used right away, covering student and parent information,... [READ MORE]
    Secrets to Success for Beginning Elementary School Teachers
    By Ellen Kottler, By Nancy P. Gallavan
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Packed with insider tips, practical strategies, and time-tested advice, this invaluable guide is designed for new and preservice educators. Offering a wide range of perspectives, authors Ellen Kottler and Nancy P. Gallavan cover the essential topics that novice teachers encounter, including establishing... [READ MORE]
    Teach Well, Live Well
    Strategies for Success
    By John Luckner, By Suzanne Rudolph
    (Skyhorse Publishing)
    Teaching is a highly rewarding—and highly demanding—profession. Honoring educators for the invaluable work they do, this unique resource provides critical information about being a highly competent teacher while living a rewarding, satisfying life outside of work. New and experienced teachers will find... [READ MORE]
    Dear Diary Boy
    An Exacting Mother, her Free-spirited Son, and Their Bittersweet Adventures in an Elite Japanese School
    By Kumiko Makihara
    (Arcade Publishing)
    When her five-year-old son passed the rigorous entrance exams to one of Japan's top private elementary schools, Makihara, a single mother, thought they were on their way. Taro would wear the historic dark blue uniform and learn alongside other little Einsteins while she basked in the glory of his high... [READ MORE]
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