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Educating Everybody S Children

Author : Robert W. Cole
ISBN : 9781416606741
Genre : Education
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Educating Everybody S Children

Author : ASCD Improving Student Achievement Research Panel
ISBN : UOM:39015048738598
Genre : Education
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Provides a variety of strategies to help teach students of different cultural, ethnic, linguistic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.

More Strategies For Educating Everybody S Children

Author : Robert W. Cole
ISBN : 0871205017
Genre : Education
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Provides nearly seventy teaching strategies directed to meet the needs of minority, homeless, and immigrant students and includes techniques for teaching science, geography, civics, and history at every grade level and for all types of learners.

Classroom Strategies For Helping At Risk Students

Author : David Snow
ISBN : 9781416602026
Genre : Education
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Drawing from 118 studies of students at-risk of failure, provides evidence-based strategies that are proven to be effective with students who are performing below standards.

The Norton Book Of Travel

Author : Paul Fussell
ISBN : 0393024814
Genre : Travel
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Collects writings from world travelers--including Marco Polo, Darwin, Kerouac, Naipaul, and Theroux--that reflect the changes in attitude and feasibility that have shaped travelers aims and perceptions

Everybody S Son

Author : Thrity Umrigar
ISBN : 9780062442253
Genre : Fiction
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The bestselling, critically acclaimed author of The Space Between Us and The World We Found deftly explores issues of race, class, privilege, and power and asks us to consider uncomfortable moral questions in this probing, ambitious, emotionally wrenching novel of two families—one black, one white. During a terrible heat wave in 1991—the worst in a decade—ten-year-old Anton has been locked in an apartment in the projects, alone, for seven days, without air conditioning or a fan. With no electricity, the refrigerator and lights do not work. Hot, hungry, and desperate, Anton shatters a window and climbs out. Cutting his leg on the broken glass, he is covered in blood when the police find him. Juanita, his mother, is discovered in a crack house less than three blocks away, nearly unconscious and half-naked. When she comes to, she repeatedly asks for her baby boy. She never meant to leave Anton—she went out for a quick hit and was headed right back, until her drug dealer raped her and kept her high. Though the bond between mother and son is extremely strong, Anton is placed with child services while Juanita goes to jail. The Harvard-educated son of a US senator, Judge David Coleman is a scion of northeastern white privilege. Desperate to have a child in the house again after the tragic death of his teenage son, David uses his power and connections to keep his new foster son, Anton, with him and his wife, Delores—actions that will have devastating consequences in the years to come. Following in his adopted family’s footsteps, Anton, too, rises within the establishment. But when he discovers the truth about his life, his birth mother, and his adopted parents, this man of the law must come to terms with the moral complexities of crimes committed by the people he loves most.

Innovation Is Everybody S Business

Author : Robert B. Tucker
ISBN : 047090495X
Genre : Business & Economics
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Innovation isn't something you do after you get your work done.It's how you do your work. Organizations all over the world are shedding jobs in recordnumbers. Yet today, they are desperately in need of people with theabilities and skills to think ahead of the curve, delightcustomers, motivate colleagues, slash costs, and achieveunconventional results. In this practical road map to becoming irreplaceable, globalinnovation guru and bestselling author Robert B. Tucker reveals whyhoning your I-Skills (Innovation Skills) may be the smartest careermove you'll make. Based on interviews with forty-threeinnovation-adept managers and individual contributors,Innovation Is Everybody's Business guides you in: Mastering the seven essential I-Skills you need to becomeindispensable Unleashing the “mindset, skillset, and toolset of theinnovator” that enable you to anticipate and rise to thechallenges your organization faces in a hypercompetitive era Developing your Personal Innovation Strategy to address thecritical components of becoming irreplaceable Assaulting your assumptions at the personal, organizational,and industry levels Building tools for work-life balance and creating your own jobsatisfaction If you're ready to stop talking about innovation and startadding value today – in your job, department or organization– you're ready to read and benefit from the powerful messageof Innovation is Everybody's Business.

Kids Are Weird

Author : Jeffrey Brown
ISBN : 9781452137711
Genre : Family & Relationships
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As he's shown in his previous hugely popular books, Jeffrey Brown has a real gift for finding humor in quirky yet universal truths. Now the bestselling author of Darth Vader and Son and Vader's Little Princess brings his witty comic observations to terrestrial parenting in this perceptive book celebrating the more surreal moments of raising a child. In charming colorful panels, Brown wryly illustrates his fiveyear- old son's take on the world around him, from watching TV ("Elton John looks pretty in that shirt") to playing with toys ("This truck can survive on very little water") to odd requests ("Don't feel happy at me"), capturing the sweetly weird times that mothers and fathers everywhere experience with their own curious, pure-minded kids.

Diversity And Education

Author : Michael Vavrus
ISBN : 9780807773437
Genre : Education
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In his new book, Michael Vavrus helps readers better understand why issues of diversity and difference are so highly contested in the United States and across the globe. Vavrus incorporates specific education examples throughout the text to examine six contested areas: race and ethnicity; socioeconomic class and culture; multicultural and ethnic studies; language; religion; and sexuality and gender. In each of these areas, the author explores how contrasting worldviews found in social conservatism, liberal multiculturalism, and critical multiculturalism influence our understandings about difference and diversity and the education policies we develop as a result. Diversity and Education is designed to help educators move beyond the “how can they believe that?” knee-jerk reaction toward a more informed, strategic understanding of belief systems and political affiliations. Book Features: Brings a contemporary, 21st–century perspective to differing political orientations toward diversity and education. Examines outcomes of diversity debates on children of color, the poor, immigrants, women, and sexual and religious minorities. Uses critical pedagogy with a historical and political economy lens to explain current diversity issues in education. Critiques the diversity stance of new national teacher education standards from the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation. “Diversity and Education can not only help us have conversations about racism, institutionalizedoppression, and cultural fear, it can also offer an intervention that can movereaders towards a deeper critical consciousness about diversity and multicultural education in their own lives.” —From the Foreword by Wayne Au, associate professor at the University of Washington, Bothell, and an editor for Rethinking Schools “Few education scholars have offered as potent and cogent a political and economic analysis of multicultural education and diversity as Professor Michael Vavrus has in his new book. His critique of neoliberalism via critical pedagogy and his advocacy of social justice education are timely and praiseworthy.” —Ramin Farahmandpur, professor, Graduate School of Education, Portland State University “Diversity and Education is a must-read for anyone concerned about why so many policies claiming to ‘help’ diverse students fail, and what alternatives exist. Vavrus clearly believes in the power of teachers who are well-educated critical thinkers. In this lucid and compelling text, he skillfully applies a highly useful framework to unpack historical and contemporary debates about core concepts underlying multiple struggles for education and rights.” —Christine Sleeter, professor emerita, California State University, Monterey Bay

On Developing Readers

Author : Marge Scherer
ISBN : 9781416622987
Genre : Education
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This collection of articles on the teaching of reading pulls together some of the best—and most clicked-on—articles on reading that Educational Leadership has published in the past few years from more than a dozen of the most respected experts in the field, including Richard L. Allington, Nell K. Duke, and Sally E. Shaywitz. The articles cover what research says about the teaching of both reading and reading comprehension—from teaching phonics to improving fluency to tackling complex texts. On Developing Readers offers strategies for teaching informational texts as well as fiction. Most important, it also addresses how to inspire the love of reading.

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