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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.
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.
Math for the (chemistry) masses
This book can keep you from falling into the same traps and get you going on the best path to financial security.
Comprehensive print and digital product suite helps readers master new A+ exams from CompTIA
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
The WILEY LEARNING INSTITUTE™(www.WileyLearningInstitute.com) is now offering faculty & campus leaders the opportunity to learn from internationally recognized speakers and thought leaders.
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.
Seasoned writer and academic leader Jeffrey Buller provides a concise, practical, sensible guide for academic leaders who must conduct faculty evaluations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.