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Selected Education Resources

370 JOH

 

Michael Johnson

 

Education on the Wild Side     Critiques and synthesizes ideas on contemporary educational practice from a variety of thinkers.

 

370 PUT

 

Nancy A. Putinski

 

A Farewell to Failure: Creating Quality in our Schools    Offers ways of implementing Total Quality Management principles in an educational setting.

 

370.19 SAD

 

Myra and David Sadker

 

Failing at Fairness: How American Schools Cheat Girls   Presents evidence of sexism in schools, and how it prevents girls from receiving an education equal to boys'.

 

370.973 CET

 

Marvin Cetron

 

Educational Renaissance   Looks at the state of U.S. schools in the 1990's, examining crises and suggesting reforms.

 

371.2 DAR

 

Linda Darling -Hammond

 

The Right to Learn    Outlines the policies and practices needed to create learner-centered schools, concerned with honoring indivuality, developing potential and fostering the ability to think freely and independently.

 

370.973 POS

 

Neil Postman

 

The End of Education: Redefining the Value of Schools    Contends we have lost sight of the value of learning and describes ways schools may recover a sense of purpose, tolerance and respect for learning.

 

373.37 SYK

 

Charles Sykes

 

Dumbing Down our Kids    Examines the collapse of standards and committment to learning and the emphasis on feel-good education.

 

371.1 ALG

 

Bob Algozzine

 

Teacher's Little Book of Wisdom   Collects 365 suggestions and observations to inspire educators.

 

371.1 FAB

 

Adele  Faber

 

How to Talk so Kids Can Learn -- at Home and in School     Outlines communication strategies to motivate students to succeed.

 

371.1 MIT

 

Craig Mitchell

 

Teach to Reach    Presents more than 300 ideas to sharpen teaching skills, enhance the learning environment and make school more meaningful and fun.

 

371.5 TRA

 

Alan     Train

 

The Bullying Problem: how to deal with difficult children     Looks at both the aggressor and the victim, suggesting methods of dealing with this age-old problem.

 

371.9 WIN

 

Susan Winebrenner

 

Teaching Kids with Learning Difficulties in theRegular Classroom     Gathers teacher-tested techniques and easy-to-use activities.

 

375.11 DRU

 

Jan         Drum

 

Global Winners    Supplies 75 learning activities for inside and outside the classroom.

 

372.64 ZIP

 

Jack     Zipes

 

Creative Storytelling    Explores the limitless possibilities of traditional and modern tales, including activities and nurturing creativity.

 

370.973 HOT

 

Hot Buttons: unravelling 10 controversial issues in education     Examines accountability, assessment reform, character education, charter schools, gender and sexuality, school choice and inclusion of students with disabilities.

 

372.11 KID

 

Tracy Kidder

 

Among Schoolchildren    Reveals our society's worst social problems and greatest potential in one 5th grade classroom.

 

373.11 FRE

 

Samuel Freedman

 

Small Victories  Follows one Manhatten high school teacher through a year of staff meetings, school plays, classroom lessons, and second job needed to pay the bills.

 

370 RUH

 

Michael Ruhlman

 

Boys Themselves: A Return to Single-Sex Education    Records a year in the life of Cleveland's University School, a boys' day school.

 

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