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School-Based Instructional Rounds

Improving Teaching and Learning Across Classrooms
Lee Teitel

In School-Based Instructional Rounds, Teitel offers detailed case studies of five different models of school-based rounds and investigates critical learning from each.

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School-Based Instructional Rounds

Improving Teaching and Learning Across Classrooms
Lee Teitel

In School-Based Instructional Rounds, Teitel offers detailed case studies of five different models of school-based rounds and investigates critical learning from each.

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Schooling for Resilience

Improving the Life Trajectory of Black and Latino Boys
Edward Fergus, Pedro Noguera, and Margary Martin

As a group, Black and Latino boys face persistent and devastating disparities in achievement when compared to their White counterparts: they are more likely to obtain low test scores and grades, be categorized as learning disabled, be absent from honors and gifted programs, and be overrepresented among students who are suspended and expelled from school. They are also less likely to enroll in college and more likely to drop out. Put simply, they are among the most vulnerable populations in our schools.

Schooling for Resilience investigates how seven newly formed schools, created specifically to serve boys of color, set out to address the broad array of academic and social problems faced by Black and Latino boys.

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Schooling for Resilience

Improving the Life Trajectory of Black and Latino Boys
Edward Fergus, Pedro Noguera, and Margary Martin

As a group, Black and Latino boys face persistent and devastating disparities in achievement when compared to their White counterparts: they are more likely to obtain low test scores and grades, be categorized as learning disabled, be absent from honors and gifted programs, and be overrepresented among students who are suspended and expelled from school. They are also less likely to enroll in college and more likely to drop out. Put simply, they are among the most vulnerable populations in our schools.

Schooling for Resilience investigates how seven newly formed schools, created specifically to serve boys of color, set out to address the broad array of academic and social problems faced by Black and Latino boys.

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Schooling in the Workplace

How Six of the World’s Best Vocational Education Systems Prepare Young People for Jobs and Life
Nancy Hoffman, foreword by Stanley S. Litow

Which non-American education systems best prepare young people for fulfilling jobs and successful adult lives? And what can the United States—where far too many young people currently enter adulthood without adequate preparation for the twenty-first-century job market—learn, adopt, and adapt from these other systems?

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Schooling in the Workplace

How Six of the World’s Best Vocational Education Systems Prepare Young People for Jobs and Life
Nancy Hoffman, foreword by Stanley S. Litow

Which non-American education systems best prepare young people for fulfilling jobs and successful adult lives? And what can the United States—where far too many young people currently enter adulthood without adequate preparation for the twenty-first-century job market—learn, adopt, and adapt from these other systems?

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Schools That Succeed

How Educators Marshal the Power of Systems for Improvement
Karin Chenoweth

Informed by years of research and on-the-ground reporting, Schools That Succeed is Karin Chenoweth’s most inspiring and compelling book yet—an essential read for educators who seek to break the stubborn connection between academic achievement and socioeconomic status. 

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Self-Regulation in Learning

The Role of Language and Formative Assessment
Alison L. Bailey and Margaret Heritage

In their new book, Alison L. Bailey and Margaret Heritage illustrate how to help students become more self-regulated learners—that is, to be able to monitor and take charge of their own learning when working independently and in groups. Language provides the foundation for the development of self-regulatory skills, enabling students to express themselves and negotiate interactions with others; the demands of these self-regulatory processes in turn can support the development of rich vocabulary and social language skills. The authors also emphasize the role of formative assessment as a means of supporting students in engaging in language-rich, self-regulated learning.
 

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Shifting Histories

Transforming Education for Social Change
Edited by Gladys R. Capella Noya, Kathryn Geismar, and Guitele Nicoleau

This volume brings together the expert and timely writings of educational practitioners and researchers struggling to reform their classrooms to reach and teach diverse student populations.

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Shifting Histories

Transforming Education for Social Change
Edited by Gladys R. Capella Noya, Kathryn Geismar, and Guitele Nicoleau

This volume brings together the expert and timely writings of educational practitioners and researchers struggling to reform their classrooms to reach and teach diverse student populations.

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Shifting Histories

Transforming Education for Social Change
Edited by Gladys R. Capella Noya, Kathryn Geismar, and Guitele Nicoleau

This volume brings together the expert and timely writings of educational practitioners and researchers struggling to reform their classrooms to reach and teach diverse student populations.

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Show, Tell, Build

Twenty Key Instructional Tools and Techniques for Educating English Learners
Joyce W. Nutta, Carine Strebel, Florin M. Mihai, Edwidge Crevecoeur Bryant, and Kouider Mokhtari

Building upon the theoretical and practical foundation outlined in their previous book, Educating English Learners, the authors show classroom teachers how to develop a repertoire of instructional techniques that address K–12 English learners (ELs) at different English proficiency and grade levels, and across subject areas.
Available September 2018

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Smart Money

Using Educational Resources to Accomplish Ambitious Learning Goals
Edited by Jacob E. Adams, Jr.

Smart Money brings together research on education finance policy and on the uses of school and district resources, thus providing a uniquely comprehensive analysis of school finance systems.

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Smart Money

Using Educational Resources to Accomplish Ambitious Learning Goals
Edited by Jacob E. Adams, Jr.

Smart Money brings together research on education finance policy and on the uses of school and district resources, thus providing a uniquely comprehensive analysis of school finance systems.

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Smarter Budgets, Smarter Schools

How to Survive and Thrive in Tight Times
Nathan Levenson

Armed with real-world examples and out-of-the-box ideas, Nathan Levenson challenges conventional thinking about school budgeting and offers practical, actionable advice for school superintendents, central office leaders, building principals, and school board members.

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Smarter Budgets, Smarter Schools

How to Survive and Thrive in Tight Times
Nathan Levenson

Armed with real-world examples and out-of-the-box ideas, Nathan Levenson challenges conventional thinking about school budgeting and offers practical, actionable advice for school superintendents, central office leaders, building principals, and school board members.

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So Much Reform, So Little Change

The Persistence of Failure in Urban Schools
By Charles M. Payne

This frank and courageous book explores the persistence of failure in today’s urban schools. At its heart is the argument that most education policy discussions are disconnected from the daily realities of urban schools, especially those in poor and beleaguered neighborhoods.

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So Much Reform, So Little Change

The Persistence of Failure in Urban Schools
By Charles M. Payne

This frank and courageous book explores the persistence of failure in today’s urban schools. At its heart is the argument that most education policy discussions are disconnected from the daily realities of urban schools, especially those in poor and beleaguered neighborhoods.

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