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Based on one of the world's most respected, trusted leadership models, The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership, this inspirational book uses student stories and accessible terms to show students how they can improve their own leadership skills.
Find, apply for, and win grant dollars for the classroom
This comprehensive resource explains the benefits of contemplative practices on student learning in higher education, and offers a practical guide to their use in the classroom
A clear and compelling narrative and guide that shows how "teacherpreneurs” — classroom experts who continue to teach but also have the time, space, and reward to incubate and execute their ideas — broadly influence student learning and the transformation of the teaching profession
Coming in April 2014:
Compelling stories that present a new view of ADHD
At a critical time in American life, Parker J. Palmer looks with realism and hope at how to deal with our political tensions for the sake of the common good, without the shouting, blaming or defaming so common in our politics today. A book for all who care about democracy, no matter what their politic convitions.
Ronald Capelle offers a comprehensive resource and valued guide for anyone interested in improving organization performance. This indispensable resource is based on over 100 large scale projects and 23 research studies that have been completed by Capelle Associates over the past 25 years and includes insightful comments from executives on their success in using this approach.
This work uses the author team’s latest research to inform recommendations to higher education leaders and policy-makers confronting the challenges of student retention, including state-level factors and insights related to different institutional types
From the Campfire to the Holodeck: Creating Engaging and Powerful 21st Century Learning Environments
How to optimize educational spaces and teaching practices for more effective learning
The groundbreaking book that offers parents a step-by-step guide to making and keeping friends for teens and young adults with social challenges
The first research-based book of sound strategies and best practices that will help instructors retain students and motivate them to complete their online courses
A nationally acclaimed mentor teacher, popular blogger, and author of The Book Whisperer presents strategies for helping students develop the 8 habits of lifelong readers. Sponsored by Teacher Magazine and Education Week.
THE QUEST FOR MEANING AND WHOLENESS: Spiritual and Religious Connections in the Lives of College Faculty
Coming in January 2014
Leading Through Uncertainty: How Umpqua Bank Emerged from the Great Recession Better and Stronger than Ever
Umpqua CEO Ray Davis shares the leadership best practices that guide the organization and have led to its success in both good times and challenging times, including its focus on honesty, motivating and inspiring employees, building an outstanding corporate reputation, creating buzz with non-traditional marketing, paying attention to details, and ultimately, growing where others haven’t.
GROUNDED offers a more human and sustainable model for leadership based on Six Dimensions: physical, emotional, intellectual, social, vocational, and spiritual health.
Work with students at all levels to help them read novels
A comprehensive plan for teaching reading in grades K-4 based on the successful framework used by Uncommon Schools.
In a time of increased expectations, workloads, and stress, this practical guide helps faculty attain a productive work life and a satisfying personal life
Filled with honest advice on gaining confidence, speaking up, finding mentors, managing others, DARE arms women with the courage to take risks, to step outside of their comfort zones and to lead.
Why we choose companies and brands in the same way that we unconsciously perceive, judge, and behave toward one another.