New Arrivals · Education

July 29, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Up your score ACT : the underground guide to outsmarting the ACT

July 28, 2015
Arp, Chris, author.
viii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"The underground guide to outsmarting the ACT by a top tutor and four kids who got perfect scores"--cover.


July 28, 2015
Crapanzano, Vincent, 1939- author.
New York : Other Press, [2015]
392 pages ; 24 cm

Raising kids who read : what parents and teachers can do

July 28, 2015
Willingham, Daniel T.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, Wiley, [2015]
ix, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Machine generated contents note: About the Author vii Acknowledgments ix Introduction: Have Fun, Start Now 1 1 The Science of Reading PART I: BIRTH THROUGH PRESCHOOL 2 Preparing Your Child to Learn to Decode 3 Creating a Thirst for Knowledge 4 Seeing Themselves as Readers before They Can Read PART II: KINDERGARTEN THROUGH SECOND GRADE 5 Learning to Decode 6 Banking Knowledge for the Future 7 Preventing a Motivation Backslide PART III: THIRD GRADE AND BEYOND 8 Reading with Fluency 9 Working with More Complex Texts 10 The Reluctant Older Reader Conclusion Appendix: Accessing the Bonus Web Content Suggestions for Further Reading Works Cited Index .
Introduction: Have fun, start now -- The science of reading -- Part I: Birth through preschool. Preparing your child to learn to decode -- Creating a thirst for knowledge -- Seeing themselves as readers before they can read -- Part II: Kindergarten through second grade. Learning to decode -- Banking knowledge for the future -- Preventing a motivation backslide -- Part III: Third grade and beyond. Reading with fluency -- Working with more complex texts -- The reluctant older reader.
Everyone agrees that reading is important, but kids today tend to lose interest in reading before adolescence in this digital age. Willingham provides practical solutions for engendering a love of reading that lasts into adulthood. The three key elements for reading enthusiasm-- decoding, comprehension, and motivation-- are explained in depth, and the author provides practical orientation toward supporting these three elements from birth through adolescence.

Mindful learning : reduce stress and improve brain performance for effective learning

July 28, 2015
Hassed, Craig, author.
Boston : Shambhala Publications, 2015.
vi, 243 pages ; 23 cm
What Is Mindfulness? -- The Science of Mindfulness -- Stress, Focus, and Performance -- Why Attention Matters -- Applied Mindfulness -- Sharpening the Tool -- Learning, Mental Flexibility, and Problem Solving -- Mindsets and Learning -- Resilience and Managing Stress -- Emotional Development -- Communication and Relationships -- eMindfulness -- Enhancing Creativity -- Movement and Sport -- Teaching with Attention -- Working with Resistance -- Managing Personal Stress in the Classroom -- Mindfulness beyond the Classroom -- Organizational Approaches to Mindfulness -- The Exercises,
"Mindfulness-based techniques for educators and parents to help students: decrease stress, increase resilience, enhance creativity and mental flexibility, manage study- and exam-related demands, perform optimally in sports and other activities, improve communication skills."--front cover.

A student guide to study abroad

July 22, 2015
Berdan, Stacie Nevadomski.
New York, NY : Institute of International Education, [2013]
302 pages ; 23 cm
These are global times -- Determining if study abroad is right for you -- Choosing a program -- Figuring out the financials -- Preparing to study abroad -- Immersing yourself in the culture and personal growth -- Staying safe and healthy while studying abroad -- Making the most of your time abroad -- Transitioning back to life in the States -- Using study abroad to showcase your global growth and learning.

Withrow High School Class of 1946 : September 14, 1996 Sharonville Convention Center

July 22, 2015
Willoughby, Ohio : Reunion Division, American School Pictures, [1996]
12 unnumbered pages : illustrations, portraits ; 28 cm
Caption title.

The ADHD book of lists : a practical guide for helping children and teens with attention deficit disorders

July 20, 2015
Rief, Sandra F., author.
xix, 498 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Understanding, diagnosing, and treating ADHD -- Minimizing and managing behavior problems -- Instructional strategies, accommodations, and supports -- Study skills, organization, and other executive function strategies -- Academic difficulties, strategies, and supports in reading, writing, and math -- Educational rights and systems of support at school -- Understanding, supporting, and improving outcomes for children and teens with ADHD -- Appendix. Charts, forms, and visual prompts.
"The newly updated ADHD Book of Lists will be a comprehensive, reliable source of answers, practical strategies, and tools written in a convenient list format"-- Provided by publisher.

Total participation techniques : making every student an active learner

July 20, 2015
Himmele, Pérsida.
Alexandria, Va. : ASCD, ©2011.
xiii, 133 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
The high cost of disengagement ; A model for total participation and higher-order thinking -- TPT tools and supplies ; On-the-spot TPTs ; TPT hold-ups ; TPTs involving movement ; TPTs to guide note-taking and concept analysis -- TPTs as formative assessment tools ; Building a TPT-conducive classroom.
Total Participation Techniques presents dozens of ways to engage K-12 students in active learning and allow them to demonstrate the depth of their knowledge and understanding. The authors, Pérsida Himmele and William Himmele, explain both the why and the how of Total Participation Techniques (TPTs) as they explore the high cost of student disengagement, place TPTs in the context of higher-order thinking and formative assessments, and demonstrate how to create a "TPT-conducive classroom." Readers will learn how to implement field-tested techniques they can use on the spot, with Hold-Up cards, with movement, and to guide note-taking and concept analysis.

Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes.

July 17, 2015
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's,
v. ; 28 cm.
Vol. for 1997 includes 1 CD-ROM called: Peterson's award search ; vols. for 2000 includes 1 CD-ROM called: Peterson's interactive college resources ; Vols. for 2001-2003 include 1 computer disc titled Scholarships, grants and prizes.
"The complete guide to college funding available from private sources."

The recensio.

July 16, 2015
Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)
Columbus, Ohio : Champlin Press
v. : ill., ports. ; 28-31 cm.

The "Athena" of ...

July 16, 2015
Ohio University.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University,
v. : ill., plates, ports. ; 30 cm.
Vol. for 1956 includes commencement exercise program in back pocket.
"The Ohio University yearbook."


July 16, 2015
Wyoming High School.
[Wyoming, Ohio : Wyoming High School]
v. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

The Elderado

July 16, 2015
Elder High School (Cincinnati, Ohio)
[Cincinnati, Ohio : The School]
v. : ill., ports. ; 27-32 cm.

The milestone.

July 16, 2015
Eastern Kentucky State College.
Richmond, Ky. : Eastern Kentucky State Teachers College,
v. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

Carpe Diem.

July 16, 2015
Seven Hills School (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Cincinnati, Ohio : Seven Hills School,
v. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
Vol. for 1976 lacks title.

Make it! Write it! Read it! : simple bookmaking projects to engage kids in art and literacy

July 15, 2015
Libby, Wendy M. L.
Chicago, Illinois : Zephyr Press, an imprint of Chicago Review Press Incorporated, [2015]
xiv, 95 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
"Develops both art and literacy skills through the craft of bookmaking, inspiring elementary-aged children to read, write, and tell stories with their creations. Creative, fun, field-tested projects for teachers, parents, counselors, or other caregivers to work through with children ages 3-8 include 17 different blank book designs. These designs are then applied to 23 specific book projects"-- Provided by publisher.

The ultimate scholarship book.

July 13, 2015
Belmont, CA : SuperCollege
v. ; 28 cm.
"Billions of dollars in scholarships, grants, and prizes."

Cracking the GED test

July 10, 2015
New York, NY : Penguin Random House, [2014]-
volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Volumes for 2015-<2016> by Geoff Martz and the staff of the Princeton Review.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

The College Board scholarship handbook.

July 9, 2015
New York : College Entrance Examination Board,
v. ; 28 cm.
Years for <2002-2016> also called <5th-19th> eds.
"Scholarships, grants, internships, and loans for undergraduate and graduate students" (varies).

Peterson's 4 year colleges.

July 7, 2015
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Vols. for 2005 and 2008 include 1 CD-ROM disc (4 3/4 in.) called Peterson's interactive college resources.

The College Board college handbook.

July 7, 2015
New York : College Board,
v. ; 29 cm.
Vols. for 2000-2003 include 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) called: College explorer ; 2004 include 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) called: Real stuff.

The College Board book of majors.

June 26, 2015
New York : College Board, c2004-
v. ; 28 cm.

Guide to getting financial aid.

June 26, 2015
New York : College Board, c2006-
v. ; 28 cm.
At head of title: CollegeBoard.

Directory of financial aids for women.

June 25, 2015
Los Angeles : Reference Service Press,
v. ; 29 cm.
Vols. for <1993/95-2014/16> by Gail Ann Schlachter ... [et al.].
"A listing of nearly 1,500 scholarships, fellowships, grants, awards, internships, and other sources of free money available primarily or exclusively to women, plus a set of six indexes (program title, sponsoring organization, residency, tenability, subject and deadline date" t.p. (2014/16).

Withrow annual.

June 17, 2015
Withrow High School.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Withrow High School.
v. : ill., ports. ; 31-37 cm.
Volumes for <1975>- are untitled.
Some copies of 1932 include list of alumni who attended 50th reunion in 1982.

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