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October 31, 2011

Bright Not Broken

Bright Not Broken sheds new light on this vibrant population by identifying who twice exceptional children are and taking an unflinching look at why they’re stuck.  The first work to boldly examine the widespread misdiagnosis and controversies that arise from our current diagnostic system, it serves as a wake-up call for parents and professionals to question why our mental health and education systems are failing our brightest children.

October 26, 2011

Teaching Generation Text

Teaching Generation Text shows how teachers can turn cell phones into an educational opportunity instead of an annoying distraction.  With a host of innovative ideas, activities, lessons, and strategies, Nielsen and Webb offer a unique way to use student’s preferred method of communication in the classroom.

October 20, 2011

Wiley Announces New Agreement With JISC Collections

Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (NYSE: JWa and JWb), and JISC Collections have successfully concluded a new three year NESLi2 agreement for the higher education and further education communities in the UK.

October 19, 2011

Don't Forget to Write for the Elementary Grades: 50 Enthralling and Effective Writing Lessons (Ages 5 to 12)

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October 18, 2011

Wiley-Blackwell Launches New Mobile App for the First Injectable Medicines Administration Guide

Wiley-Blackwell, the scientific, technical, medical and scholarly publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is launching the first mobile application for UCL Hospitals Injectable Medicines Administration Guide, accessible via iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, as well as a version for Blackberry.

October 17, 2011

Make and Takes for Kids

Highlighting the best of each month of the year, MAKE AND TAKES FOR KIDS offers 50 projects to make with kids.

October 10, 2011

Wiley-Blackwell Announces Partnership with the International Reading Association to Publish Three Journals

Wiley-Blackwell, the Scientific, Technical, Medical, and Scholarly (STMS) publishing business of John Wiley & Sons, Inc., is pleased to announce a new partnership beginning in fall 2011 with the International Reading Association (IRA) to publish its three journals, The Reading Teacher, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, and Reading Research Quarterly.

October 10, 2011

iPad at Work

Apple expert David Sparks offers ideas and advice on using the iPad as a business tool in his latest book from Wiley

September 27, 2011

Living and Learning in a 10x10: 11 Easy Ways to Make the Most of Your Dorm Room

Professional organizer Eileen Roth and Elizabeth Miles, coauthors of Organizing For Dummies®, teach college students how to organize their dorm rooms so that they can live and study stress-free.

September 26, 2011

Renowned Photographer Kevin Kubota Showcases His Unique Educational Style With New "Lighting Notebook" And Associated App

Famed photographer, post-production specialist and educator provides easy-reference insight on lighting techniques in his latest book, Kevin Kubota’s Lighting Notebook: 101 Lighting Styles and Setups for Digital Photographers ™, and its companion iPad and iPhone app

September 23, 2011

Digital Landscape and Nature Photography For Dummies

Digital Landscape and Nature Photography For Dummies is now available to give amateur photographers the instruction they need to create their own beautiful nature and landscape portraits.  Packed with constructive, expert advice, this full-color and extra large trim beginner’s guide escorts readers through the basics of photography and explains how to apply those fundamentals when taking high-quality outdoor photos.

September 16, 2011

Making the Grade: For Dummies Gives Students an Academic Boost

From help in "essential" subjects to surefire tips for scoring higher on the SAT, we're here to help students succeed this school year.

September 14, 2011

TV Found to Have Negative Impact on Parent-Child Communication and Early Literacy Compared to Books and Toys

Since the first television screens lit up our living rooms scientists have been studying its affect on young children. Now scientists in Ohio have compared mother-child communication while watching TV to reading books or playing with Toys to reveal the impact on children’s development. The results, published in Human Communication Research, show that watching TV can lead to less interaction between parents and children, with a detrimental impact on literacy and language skills.

September 06, 2011

MINDHACKER: 60 Tips, Tricks, and Games to Take Your Mind to the Next Level

For those looking to improve their mental skills, authors Ron and Marty Hale-Evans deliver a witty, compelling, and action-oriented cache of personal productivity tips and techniques in Mindhacker: 60 Tips, Tricks, and Games to Take Your Mind to the Next Level

August 31, 2011

Diploma Matters: A Field Guide for College and Career Readiness

A guide to help ensure that a greater number of students are truly ready for college and work.

August 31, 2011

Harness Social Media to Land Your Dream Job

To help navigate the process, Job Searching with Social Media For Dummies covers all of the most popular social media sites, such as Google, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, ZoomInfo, and more

August 31, 2011

Student-Centered Leadership

A book of practical, clear, and powerful ideas to help leaders improve the teaching and learning in their schools. This title is part of the Jossey-Bass Leadership Library in Education series, a collection of books written by experts on various topics within Educational Leadership.

August 25, 2011

Victor Technology announces licensing agreement with Wiley for “For Dummies®” branded Personal Financial Calculator

Victor Technology announces today an agreement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc., to manufacture and distribute the Personal Financial Calculator For Dummies.  The new product is designed to help people take charge of their personal finances.

August 10, 2011

Professional Surveyors and Real Property Descriptions: Composition, Construction, and Comprehension

The only modern guide to interpreting and writing real property descriptions for surveyors

August 08, 2011

The Bee Eater

This book chronicles the life and work of the dynamic and controversial Michelle Rhee -- from her first teaching job in a West Baltimore classroom to her most recent position as chancellor of Washington DC public schools.  It provides an in-depth look at the fundamental problems in our current education system, and -- most of all -- about the politics of leadership.