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  1. September 2014 - Textbook of the Month

    Becoming an Outstanding Primary School Teacher
    2nd Edition

    By Russell Grigg

    Whether you are training to become a primary school teacher or you are newly qualified and striving to improve your practice, this fully updated second edition of Becoming an Outstanding Primary School Teacher will support, inform and inspire you on your quest for excellence. Throughout, Russell Grigg draws on theory, research and case studies of real classroom practice to discuss what it takes to become an outstanding primary teacher today. Read more...

  2. September 2014 Textbook of the Month: Financing Public Schools

    Financing Public Schools
    Theory, Policy, and Practice
    By Kern Alexander, Richard G. Salmon, F. King Alexander 

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  3. Science Teaching, 20th Anniversary Revised and Expanded Edition

    Science Teaching
    The Contribution of History and Philosophy of Science, 20th Anniversary Revised and Expanded Edition
    By Michael R. Matthews 

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    "This is a transformative book. It provides an enlightening cartography of the uses of history and philosophy in the science classroom. No one interested in science teaching or science culture should be without a copy of this updated classic."--Alberto Cordero, Philosophy Program, The CUNY Graduate Center and Queens College CUNY, USA 

  4. English L2 Reading, 3rd Edition

    English L2 Reading
    Getting to the Bottom, 3rd Edition
    By Barbara M. Birch
    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series 

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    "This is a book that really gets to ‘the bottom’. It unpacks what is meant by the term and demonstrates explicitly why bottom up knowledge is important and what its components are. It’s a book I’d been seeking for a long while. English L2 Reading provides us with specific information on how to teach L2 learners through showing us how language awareness is critical for teaching L2 English reading." --Vanessa Wenzell, California State University Dominguez Hills, USA 

  5. Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilities

    Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilities
    Historical Perspectives, Current Practices, and Future Directions
    By Stephen B. Richards, Michael P. Brady, Ronald L. Taylor

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    "An essential text, Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilities provides a complete foundation in special education, grounded in an historical perspective of pivotal events, research, and legislation that have shaped the field. The guiding questions and additional online sources will challenge readers to evaluate and apply the information presented. This book equips future teachers with the knowledge needed to effectively implement best practices for educating students with disabilities." --Fred Spooner, Ph.D., Professor of Special Education and Child Development, University of North Carolina at Charlotte  

  6. Creating Critical Classrooms, 2nd Edition

    Creating Critical Classrooms
    Reading and Writing with an Edge, 2nd Edition
    By Mitzi Lewison, Christine Leland and Jerome C. Harste 

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    "Creating Critical Classrooms is one of those rare finds. It has the perfect balance of theory—in ways that preservice teachers can understand—along with real ways to "do" theory in classrooms with children." --Lisa Scherff, Florida State University, USA 

  7. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies

    Engaging Students in Academic Literacies
    Genre-based Pedagogy for K-5 Classrooms
    By María Estela Brisk

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    "This text is an excellent resource for ideas about teaching writing to elementary students. It has comprehensive suggestions about curriculum, language development, and assessment." --Joy Janzen, Stony Brook University, USA

  8. Globalization of Education, 2nd Edition

    Globalization of Education
    An Introduction, 2nd Edition
    By Joel Spring
    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education 

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  9. Learning Through Supervised Practice in Student Affairs, 2nd Edition

    "This second edition is a valuable update for graduate faculty, field supervisors, and professionals-in-training in higher education. The authors address the importance of out-of-class learning and how each stakeholder can support the development of new professionals. Their tools for designing experiences and evaluating both sites and students are particularly useful."--Debora L. Liddell, Chairperson, Educational Policy & Leadership Studies, The University of Iowa 

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  10. June 2014 Textbook of the Month

    Elementary Social Studies
    Constructing a Powerful Approach to Teaching and Learning, 3rd Edition
    By S.G. Grant, Bruce A. VanSledright 

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    Organized around four commonplaces of education—learners and learning, subject matter, teachers and teaching, and classroom environment—Elementary Social Studies provides a rich and ambitious framework to help social studies teachers achieve powerful teaching and learning results. 

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