A Teacher’s Pocket Guide to School Law 3rd Edition Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership

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Pearson #ad - Virtually every topic of concern to today’s educators is covered in a practical, easy-to-read organization and style that’s accessible even to those with little or no knowledge of the legal issues affecting public schools. Revised chapters in this new sixth edition include recent rulings on religion in public schools, 504 Rehabilitation plans, virtual charter schools, teacher performance and misconduct, the McKinney-Vento Homeless Act, legal aspects of teachers and administrators’ evaluation, social media, administrators’ authority at bus stops, Facebook and Twitter challenges, violence and tragedy in U.

S. Schools, natural disasters and school safety, use of chaperones for field trips, procedures for evaluating and responding to threats, proposed changes to No Child Left Behind by the White House, and new application exercises at the end of each chapter. School law and the Public Schools by Nathan L. Essex gives educators and policy makers at all levels practical, easy-to-read, relevant information on the historical and contemporary legal issues affecting the organization and administration of schools in the United States.

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The Ethics of Teaching Thinking About Education Series

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Teachers College Press #ad - The fifth edition features: A reconsideration of Equal Treatment of Students. Jonas F. An updated list of Recommendations for Further Reading. Praise for previous Editions! “Well-written and easy to read…. Should facilitate active class discussions. The professional educator “this text will surely engage readers and stimulate them to discuss a dimension of teaching that has been for too long on the back burner.

Phi delta kappan “an excellent discussion guide for preservice applied philosophy courses or for inservice teachers interested in considering how their actions affect student self-perception and classroom practice. Educational Leadership Kenneth A. All of the books in this series are designed to help pre- and in-service teachers bridge the gap between theory and practice.

The Ethics of Teaching Thinking About Education Series #ad - The ethics of teaching is one of the five books in the highly regarded Teachers College Press THINKING ABOUT EDUCATION SERIES, now in its Fifth Edition. The book covers such topics as: punishment and due process • intellectual freedom • equal treatment of students • multiculturalism • religious differences • democracy • teacher burnout • professional conduct • parental rights • child abuse/neglect • sexual harassment.

Teachers College Press. Written in a style that speaks directly to today’s teacher, The Ethics of Teaching, Fifth Edition uses realistic case studies of day-to-day ethical dilemmas. This bestselling text has been expanded to include the most important ethical issues in contemporary schooling.

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Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don't Leave

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Jossey-Bass #ad - Teachers College Press. The authors trace the teacherpreneurs' steps―and their own―in the effort to determine what it means to define and execute the concept of "teacherpreneurism" in the face of tough demands and resistant organizational structures. We need a bold new brand of teacher leadership that will create opportunities for teachers to practice, share, and grow their knowledge and expertise.

Jossey-Bass. The book follows a small group of teacherpreneurs in their first year. We join their journey toward becoming teacher leaders whose work is not defined by administrative fiat, but by their knowledge of students and drive to influence policies that allow them and their colleagues to teach more effectively.

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Educational Foundations: An Anthology of Critical Readings

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SAGE Publications, Inc #ad - Why teach?who are today's students?what makes a good Teacher?Educational Foundations: An Anthology of Critical Readings answers these questions and more, providing an exciting alternative Teachers College Press. Jossey-Bass.

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CliffsNotes Guide to the edTPA Assessment

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Cliffs Notes #ad - A teacher certification guide for the new edtpa portfolio-based assessment The edTPA Assessment measures teachers' ability to develop lesson plans and adjust them to the needs of their students, to teach in the classroom, and to analyze whether their students are learning. Teacher candidates must submit a video of themselves at work in a real classroom setting in order to pass.

A growing number of states are implementing the edTPA Assessment. 9 states have edtpa policies in place: new york, hawaii4 additional states are in the process of implementing the edTPA Assessment: California, Georgia, Ohio, Tennessee, Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Oregon, Wisconsin, Washington, MassachusettsSome programs in the following 21 states plus D.

CliffsNotes Guide to the edTPA Assessment #ad - C. Use the edtpa assessment to evaluate teacher classroom performance: rhode island, maryland, arkansas, North Carolina, Indiana, West Virginia, Virginia, Connecticut, New Jersey, South Carolina, Oklahoma, Missouri, Wyoming, Michigan, Texas, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Florida, Idaho, Colorado, Arizona  Teachers College Press.

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

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Anchor #ad - Jossey-Bass. The teacher wars upends the conversation about American education by bringing the lessons of history to bear on the dilemmas we confront today. 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.

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. By asking “how did we get here?” Dana Goldstein brilliantly illuminates the path forward. Teachers College Press. Anchor Books. She uncovers the surprising roots of hot button issues, from teacher tenure to charter schools, ranking and firing veteran teachers, and finds that recent popular ideas to improve schools—instituting merit pay, evaluating teachers by student test scores, and recruiting “elite” graduates to teach—are all approaches that have been tried in the past without producing widespread change.

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For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education Race, Education, and Democracy

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Beacon Press #ad - For white folks who teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y all Too Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education. A new york times best sellermerging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a prominent scholar offers a new approach to teaching and learning for every stakeholder in urban education. Drawing on his own experience of feeling undervalued and invisible in classrooms as a young man of color and merging his experiences with more than a decade of teaching and researching in urban America, award-winning educator Christopher Emdin offers a new lens on an approach to teaching and learning in urban schools.

. For white folks Who Teach in the Hood. And the rest of y’all too is the much-needed antidote to traditional top-down pedagogy and promises to radically reframe the landscape of urban education for the better. He begins by taking to task the perception of urban youth of color as unteachable, and he challenges educators to embrace and respect each student’s culture and to reimagine the classroom as a site where roles are reversed and students become the experts in their own learning.

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too: Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education Race, Education, and Democracy #ad - Putting forth his theory of reality pedagogy, Emdin provides practical tools to unleash the brilliance and eagerness of youth and educators alike—both of whom have been typecast and stymied by outdated modes of thinking about urban education. Anchor Books. Jossey-Bass. Merging real stories with theory, research, and practice, Emdin demonstrates how by implementing the “Seven C’s” of reality pedagogy in their own classrooms, urban youth of color benefit from truly transformative education.

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Becoming a Person of Influence: How to Positively Impact the Lives of Others

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Harpercollins Leadership #ad - Anchor Books. America's leadership expert teaches that if your life in any way connects with other people, you are an influencer. Whatever your vocation or aspiration is, you can increase your impact with Maxwell's simple, insightful ways to interact more positively with others. Jossey-Bass. For white folks who teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y all Too Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education.

Watch your personal and organizational success go off the charts! Teachers College Press.

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Critical Issues in Education: Dialogues and Dialectics, Eighth Edition

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Waveland Press, Inc. #ad - The outcomes of debates over education and educational reform impact all citizens. Anchor Books. These skills in turn open opportunities for personal growth, joining the public debate, and helping others participate in critical discussions. For white folks who teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y all Too Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education.

Ideally, they will teach these valuable skills to their students, who will prosper academically and personally from understanding and considering diverse viewpoints. Media coverage of these controversies is sometimes shallow and one-sided, fostering the need to develop critical thinking skills. Prospective teachers will find the authors' approach eye-opening and stimulating.

Critical Issues in Education: Dialogues and Dialectics, Eighth Edition #ad - The authors of critical issues in education present two opposing positions for each of sixteen different hot-button issues, teacher evaluation, school finance, charter schools, including multiculturalism, cyberbullying, and gender equity. Few subjects engender more strongly held beliefs and contrary views than education.

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Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package 12th Edition What's New in Literacy

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Pearson #ad - For white folks who teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y all Too Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education. Jossey-Bass. Throughout it includes a renewed focus on writing across the content areas, with emphasis on strategies for online writing and multimodal learning; new disciplinary literacy boxes throughout, new Voices from the Field boxes and new instructional strategy examples replacing those in older editions; updated content and references reflecting current developments in literacy education and content area reading; a new Key Learning Outcomes feature at the beginning of each chapter, and a new Check Your Understanding feature at the end of each chapter.

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Content Area Reading: Literacy and Learning Across the Curriculum, Enhanced Pearson eText with Loose-Leaf Version -- Access Card Package 12th Edition What's New in Literacy #ad - The pearson etext app is available on Google Play and in the App Store. The enhanced Pearson eText features embedded videos and assessments. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. This edition updates readers with current theory, research, and practices related to content literacy and learning in disciplines.

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Critical Issues in Education: Dialogues and Dialectics

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McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages #ad - Each part begins with a chapter-length introduction that provides background material and organizing themes for the issues that follow. Anchor Books. The book's objective, in addition to informing the reader about the issues, is to develop critical thinking skills within the context of education. Used book in Good Condition.

Three integrating themes provide a solid framework for examining the eighteen topics covered. Teachers College Press. Jossey-Bass. For white folks who teach in the Hood and the Rest of Y all Too Reality Pedagogy and Urban Education. The clear writing and dramatic dialectic approach are conducive to dynamic classroom discussions that help students grasp the many sides of these complex issues.

Critical Issues in Education: Dialogues and Dialectics #ad - Critical issues in education is designed to be used in courses that examine current, relevant pro and con disputes about schools and schooling. Each issue is then presented from two divergent viewpoints, each one written in advocate language to be as compelling as possible. By exploring the major opposing viewpoints on these issues, the text encourages education students to think critically and develop their own viewpoints.

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