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Universal Design in Higher Education

From Principles to Practice, Second Edition
Sheryl E. Burgstahler, Foreword by Michael Young

This second edition of the classic Universal Design in Higher Education is a comprehensive, up-to-the-minute guide for creating fully accessible college and university programs. The second edition has been thoroughly revised and expanded, and it addresses major recent changes in universities and colleges, the law, and technology.

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Unlearned Lessons

Six Stumbling Blocks to Our Schools’ Success
By W. James Popham

“Why is it,” writes noted assessment expert W. James Popham, “that today’s educators seem almost compelled to replicate their predecessors’ blunders?” Looking back over a career of more than fifty years in education, Popham identifies six key “unlearned lessons” in education and reflects on their impact on schools, teachers, and students.

Notable Education Book of 2009, American School Board Journal

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Urban Preparation

Young Black Men Moving from Chicago's South Side to Success in Higher Education
Chezare A. Warren, Foreword by H. Richard Milner IV, Afterword by James Earl Davis

Chezare A. Warren chronicles the transition of a cohort of young Black males from Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men to their early experiences in higher education. A rich and closely observed account of a mission-driven school and its students, Urban Preparation makes a significant contribution to our understanding of how young males of color can best be served in schools throughout the United States today.

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Urban School Reform

Lessons from San Diego
Edited by Frederick M. Hess

An indispensable book for administrators, policymakers, scholars, and practitioners, Urban School Reform presents a revealing portrait of reform efforts while identifying the full range of issues that education reformers will need to address in districts across the country in the years ahead.

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Urban School Reform

Lessons from San Diego
Edited by Frederick M. Hess

An indispensable book for administrators, policymakers, scholars, and practitioners, Urban School Reform presents a revealing portrait of reform efforts while identifying the full range of issues that education reformers will need to address in districts across the country in the years ahead.

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Value-Added Measures in Education

What Every Educator Needs to Know
Douglas N. Harris, foreword by Randi Weingarten

In Value-Added Measures in Education, economist and education researcher Douglas N. Harris takes on one of the most hotly debated topics in education. Drawing on his extensive work with schools and districts, he sets out to help educators and policy makers understand this innovative approach to assessment.

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Value-Added Measures in Education

What Every Educator Needs to Know
Douglas N. Harris, foreword by Randi Weingarten

In Value-Added Measures in Education, economist and education researcher Douglas N. Harris takes on one of the most hotly debated topics in education. Drawing on his extensive work with schools and districts, he sets out to help educators and policy makers understand this innovative approach to assessment.

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Violence Prevention and Conflict Resolution

HEL Focus Series No. 6
From the Editors of the Harvard Education Letter

The HEL Focus Series brings together concise and carefully researched articles on current issues in education. Each collection provides educators, administrators, policymakers, and parents with a balanced look at research and practice in a specific area of interes

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Violence Prevention and Conflict Resolution

HEL Focus Series No. 6
From the Editors of the Harvard Education Letter

The HEL Focus Series brings together concise and carefully researched articles on current issues in education. Each collection provides educators, administrators, policymakers, and parents with a balanced look at research and practice in a specific area of interes

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Visual Thinking Strategies

Using Art to Deepen Learning Across School Disciplines
Philip Yenawine

2014 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice

“What’s going on in this picture?”

With this one question and a carefully chosen work of art, teachers can start their students down a path toward deeper learning and other skills now encouraged by the Common Core State Standards. The Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) teaching method has been successfully implemented in schools, districts, and cultural institutions nationwide, including bilingual schools in California, West Orange Public Schools in New Jersey, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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Visual Thinking Strategies

Using Art to Deepen Learning Across School Disciplines
Philip Yenawine

2014 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice

“What’s going on in this picture?”

With this one question and a carefully chosen work of art, teachers can start their students down a path toward deeper learning and other skills now encouraged by the Common Core State Standards. The Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) teaching method has been successfully implemented in schools, districts, and cultural institutions nationwide, including bilingual schools in California, West Orange Public Schools in New Jersey, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.

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Visual Thinking Strategies for Preschool

Using Art to Enhance Literacy and Social Skills
Philip Yenawine

Visual Thinking Strategies for Preschool shows how teachers can add visual thinking strategies (VTS) to their existing curriculum to encourage language, critical thinking, and social skills for children ages three to five. In this sequel to his popular book, Visual Thinking Strategies, author Philip Yenawine describes using art and other visual experiences to create engaging and powerful learner-centered environments for young children just beginning their formal school experience.
 

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What Excellent Community Colleges Do

Preparing All Students for Success
Joshua S. Wyner, Foreword by Anthony P. Carnevale

In What Excellent Community Colleges Do, Joshua S. Wyner draws on the insights and evidence gained in administering the inaugural Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

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What Excellent Community Colleges Do

Preparing All Students for Success
Joshua S. Wyner, Foreword by Anthony P. Carnevale

In What Excellent Community Colleges Do, Joshua S. Wyner draws on the insights and evidence gained in administering the inaugural Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence.

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What Next?

Educational Innovation and Philadelphia’s School of the Future
Edited by Mary Cullinane and Frederick M. Hess

What Next? offers a detailed study of the School of the Future's first three years (2006–2009) revealing what the School of the Future can teach us about high school redesign, public-private partnerships, and the use of technology in school reform.

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What Next?

Educational Innovation and Philadelphia’s School of the Future
Edited by Mary Cullinane and Frederick M. Hess

What Next? offers a detailed study of the School of the Future's first three years (2006–2009) revealing what the School of the Future can teach us about high school redesign, public-private partnerships, and the use of technology in school reform.

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