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September 26, 2012

Dealing with the Tough Stuff: Practical Solutions for School Administrators

Dealing With Tough Stuff covers all the trickiest parts of working as a school administrator, including handling discipline effectively, framing difficult staff conversations, conducting investigations, and dealing with school crises. These are all the things administrators aren’t taught in Ed school, but they must do well in order to be effective in the job.

September 26, 2012

Ecoliterate: How Educators Are Cultivating Emotional, Social, and Ecological Intelligence

A groundbreaking book that builds on Daniel Goleman’s emotional and social learning to foster a new type of learning, one that prepares young people for the ecological challenges we face.

September 26, 2012

The Perfect Supplement to Your Chemistry II Textbook

Math for the (chemistry) masses

September 25, 2012

Make Smart Investment and Financial Decisions in Any Economic Environment

This book can keep you from falling into the same traps and get you going on the best path to financial security.

September 24, 2012

Sybex Announces Six New Products for the CompTIA A+ Exams 801 and 802

Comprehensive print and digital product suite helps readers master new A+ exams from CompTIA

September 24, 2012

Guitar For Dummies Updated with New Musical Styles, Songs, Photos, and Buying Advice

Bestselling music guide updated to give beginning and intermediate guitarists everything they need -- from buying a guitar to tuning and playing to caring for their guitar

September 19, 2012

The Wiley Learning Institute™ Announces New Fall Workshop Series

The WILEY LEARNING INSTITUTE™(www.WileyLearningInstitute.com) is now offering faculty & campus leaders the opportunity to learn from internationally recognized speakers and thought leaders. 

September 17, 2012

Social Media For School Leaders: How to Create an Effective Social Media Strategy or a School or District

School leaders may be familiar with social media in their own lives, but many still need help in effectively using social media in their professional practice? In SOCIAL MEDIA FOR SCHOOL LEADERS, author Brian Dixon, an expert in social media in education, offers detailed descriptions of the best online tools available today and provides step-by-step instructions for using them to move a school community from awareness to advocacy and from feedback to collaboration.

September 10, 2012

Best Practices in Faculty Evaluation: A Practical Guide for Academic Leaders

Seasoned writer and academic leader Jeffrey Buller provides a concise, practical, sensible guide for academic leaders who must conduct faculty evaluations.

September 10, 2012

Get a Good Education Minus the Debt and Enter a Field That's Hiring

In The Community College Career Track, Thomas Snyder president of Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana shares his vision for ensuring that a college education remains within reach of all American families, not just the fortunate few.

September 10, 2012

Increasing Persistence: What Really Works In Student Retention

This comprehensive, practical book provides the most up-to-date research on the factors that contribute to retention and strategies for increasing student persistence and retention in higher education.

September 10, 2012

The Handbook of College Athletics and Recreation Administration

This is a practical, comprehensive professional handbook for those working in and administrating college athletics, recreation, and fitness programs. It also serves as a textbook for graduate students in courses or programs on intercollegiate athletics and recreation administration.

September 05, 2012

Educators Organize Their Classroom With The Together Teacher Plan

An accessible guide to help classroom teachers manage their stuff, their time, and their energy. Author Maia Heyck-Merlin is the teacher time management and organizational guru and in this book she clearly explains her highly-customizable system. The templates and tutorials are also included on a CD. 

August 13, 2012

Meeting Derailed! Robert’s Rules For Dummies®, 2nd Edition Reveals Some Common Myths About Proper Meeting Procedures

The problem isn’t that Robert’s Rules don’t work. It’s that people don’t really understand them.

August 01, 2012

EMI Classics Announces Licensing Agreement with Wiley for the Release of “Classical Music For Dummies®”

The series will consist of five single albums dedicated to different composers, as well as a box set with 6 CDs of music and a 48-page booklet. All releases will also be available as digital downloads.

July 31, 2012

How Washington Actually Works For Dummies® Demystifies Policymaking and Reveals Key Political Influencers

In an election year where the economy is king, along with a head-to-head matchup for the presidential race, timing could not be better for an insiders’ guide to Washington, D.C.

July 19, 2012

Mission Possible: How the Secrets of the Success Academies Can Work in Any School, Enhanced Edition

The Success Academies, charter schools in New York City featured in the documentaries Waiting for Superman and The Lottery, have in just a few years become some of the top schools not just in New York city, but in the entire state, with students' test scores besting even some of the most prestigious suburban public schools.  What's their secret?  Find out in this practical book from CEO and founder Eva Moskowitz and the schools' director of literacy, Arin Lavinia.

July 18, 2012

Social Media for Educators: Strategies and Best Practices

A practical yet theoretically driven book with solutions for educators and institutions for implementing social media tools to better meet pedagogical needs and increase learning.

July 10, 2012

How Reading Apprenticeship Improves Disciplinary Learning in Secondary and College Classrooms

The long-awaited second edition of best-selling education title and landmark book in field of adolescent literacy. Helps teachers support underperforming students in reading complex academic texts across the content areas.

June 21, 2012

How Acting a Little Crazy Can Help Candidates Stand Out in Job Interviews

In Crazy Good Interviewing: How Acting A Little Crazy Can Get You The Job Dr. John B. Molidor and Barbara Parus aim to help those who are looking for work in this tough economy.  The book, which was called one of the best career books for 2012 by The Wall Street Journal’s professional career site FINS.com, addresses how slightly eccentric behaviors can tip the scales in the applicant’s favor.