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August 21, 2013

Confessions of a Community College Administrator

Get the inside scoop on what community college administrators do, why they do it, and how you can learn to navigate this complicated world of competing interests, from the author of the popular blog Confessions of a Community College Dean.

August 20, 2013

Advancing Social Justice: Tools, Pedagogies, and Strategies to Transform Your Campus

Reframes the concept of social justice to be more authentic and applied, and offers higher education practitioners and graduate students tools, pedagogies, and strategies to work with students in a way that is knowledgeable, confident, and compassionate to ensure transformative change on any campus

August 20, 2013

Avoiding the LMO Curse: Six Ways to Make Your College Application Unlike Many Others

College admissions is as competitive as ever, and standing out in a crowd of qualified applicants gets harder and harder. Former admissions officers Alison Cooper Chisolm and Anna Ivey show applicants how to use every single part of the college application to go from LMO—“Like Many Others”—to Admit.

August 20, 2013

Why the U.S.Technology Skills Gap Hastens America’s Era of Consequences

THE U.S. TECHNOLOGY SKILLS GAP is all about how America needs to find a way to fix its’ public education woes.

August 19, 2013

The New American High School

The late Theodore Sizer's vision for a truly democratic public high school system

August 19, 2013

No Such Thing as Average? The Science of the Individual

From: Mind, Brain and Education

August 13, 2013

Fearless Feeding: How to Raise Healthy Eaters from High Chair to High School

From picky toddlers to overweight tweens to vegetarian teens, parents confront many types of issues when trying to get their children to eat healthy meals.  FEARLESS FEEDING written by pediatric nutrition experts helps parents understand how eating relates to their child's overall development and how they can help their children make good food choices.

August 07, 2013

Developing and Sustaining Successful First-Year Programs: A Guide for Practitioners

The only practical, comprehensive guide to creating, implementing, and assessing a variety of vital first-year programs that focus on student success, persistence,
and retention to graduation

July 25, 2013

Discipline in the Secondary Classroom: A Positive Approach to Behavior Management, 3E

Revised edition of the classic book on classroom management

July 18, 2013

Teaching Naked: How Moving Technology Out of Your College Classroom Will Improve Student Learning

Introducing a new way to think about higher education, learning, and technology that prioritizes the benefits of the human dimension


July 18, 2013

The Secrets of College Success, 2nd Edition

Let two experienced college professors give you the real scoop on what it takes to succeed in college with this fun, informative guide. A great resource for high school students and incoming freshmen.

July 02, 2013

Teaching on the Education Frontier: Instructional Strategies for Online and Blended Classrooms

A comprehensive guide to teaching in the growing field of online learning in grades 5-12 from the online teacher of the year

July 02, 2013

The Mystery of Existence

Why does anything exist?  Why is there something rather than nothing? Why not nothing?

July 01, 2013

The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation

A super practical book for coaches, school leaders, teacher leaders, and mentors that includes tools, rubrics, and professional development activities to support excellent coaching.

June 24, 2013

The Law of Higher Education

The authors of the definitive work on higher education law have distilled their new two-volume edition into a single-volume text for graduate courses on the topic.

June 17, 2013

Lessons From the Virtual Classroom: The Realities of Online Teaching, 2nd Edition

The 2nd edition of this popular resource for online teaching is completely updated to reflect changes in technology and advances in online teaching made in the last decade

June 13, 2013

Transformative Conversations: A Guide to Mentoring Communities Among Colleagues in Higher Education

A concise and practical guide to convening and sustaining formation mentoring groups that speak to the deeper questions of meaning and vocation in higher education.

June 13, 2013

Visible Learners: Promoting Reggio-Inspired Approaches in All Schools

Based on the Reggio Emilia approach to learning, VISIBLE LEARNERS highlights learning through interpreting objects and artifacts, group learning, and documentation to make students' learning evident to teachers.