New Arrivals · Education

May 27, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

School-based practice with children and youth experiencing homelessness

May 26, 2016
Canfield, James P. (James Park)
New York : Oxford University Press, 2015.
xi, 128 pages ; 24 cm.
Who are the homeless? -- What we know about homelessness : building a foundation -- The McKinney-Vento act and school-based practice -- The McKinney-Vento act in school-based practice -- Barriers and facilitators : a practice approach -- References -- Index.

Praxis® core academic skills for educators (5712, 5722, 5732).

May 25, 2016
v, 409 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
"2nd edition completely revised & updated"--On cover.
About the Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators Test -- The LearningExpress test preparation system -- Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators diagnostic tests -- Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators : reading test review -- Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators : writing test review -- Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators : mathematics test review -- Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators : practice test 1 -- Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators : practice test 2.
Includes detailed review of test topics, full-length practice tests, and other preparation for the Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators Test.

100 fun & easy learning games for kids : teach reading, writing, math and more with fun activities

May 23, 2016
Boyarshinov, Amanda, author.
Salem, MA : Page Street Publishing, 2016.
207 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Includes index.

Cracking the GRE.

May 17, 2016
New York : Villard Books,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Vols. for 2001-2005, 2009 include 1 CD-ROM disc (4 3/4 in.).
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

SAT for dummies

May 13, 2016
Woods, Geraldine.
Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, [2015]
x, 376 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Includes index.
Getting started with the SAT. Erasing the worry: getting to know the SAT ; Slow and steady (breathing) wins the race: preparing for the test -- Comprehending SAT reading sections. Decoding the SAT reading section ; Reading for points: practicing critical reading passages -- Getting the "write" answers: the writing and language section. Getting it in writing: answering multiple-choice writing and language questions ; Bragging "writes": practicing multiple-choice writing and language questions ; Writing your way to a high score: the essay ; Practicing essays -- Take a number, any number: the mathematics sections. Meeting numbers head-on: the SAT math section ; Numb and numbering: the ins and outs of numbers and operations ; Practicing problems in numbers and operations ; X marks the spot: algebra and functions ; Practicing problems in algebra and functions ; Checking more figures than an IRS agent: geometry and trigonometry ; Practicing problems in geometry and trigonometry ; Playing the odds: statistics and probability ; Practicing problems in probability, statistics, and logic -- Where the rubber meets the road: practice tests. Practice exam 1 ; Practice exam 1: answers and explanations ; Practice exam 2 ; Practice exam 2: answers and explanations -- The part of tens. Ten ways to maximize your score ; Ten ways to calm down.
Ace the SAT by sharpening your test-taking skills. Whether you're struggling with math, reading, or writing essays, this hands-on guide offers easy-to-follow advice for tackling the toughest questions, as well as tips and hints for making the most of the time available to complete each section.

Preschool math at home : simple activities to build the best possible foundation for your child

May 13, 2016
Snow, Kate, author.
101 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

SAT and ACT grammar workbook

May 11, 2016
Ehrenhaft, George, author.
Hauppauge, NY : Barron's, [2016]
vii, 243 pages ; 28 cm
Includes index.
"Previous editions copyright 2014, 2010, 2006 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc., under the title Grammar workbook for the SAT, ACT and more."--Title page verso.
Grammar Q's & A's -- Grammar basics : an orientation. The words of grammar : terms to know ; Sentences -- Grammar tests. Grammar pitfalls ; SAT grammar questions ; ACT grammar questions -- Essay writing on the SAT and ACT. Writing a grammatical essay.
This workbook provides a detailed grammar review along with dozens of practice quizzes and exercises to sharpen your skills for the SAT and the ACT.

The other UC and me : editing the Sixties

May 5, 2016
Kuhn, Judy McCarty, author.
Bellevue, KY : MicroPress, Inc., [2016]
xvi, 350 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Foreword by Bruce Rheins, Deputy Bureau Chief, CBS News.
The Freshman: 1963-64. In the beginning; Camelot; Le morte d'Arthur; Orderly succession; The MG and me; Voices; Basketball power; Spring 1964 -- The Sophomore: 1964-65. The social editor; The other UC; Election 1964; Mr.Clyde; Everything escalates; March May madness; A new staff; The driving mystique; Summer oxymoron -- The Junior: 1965-66. Happy New Year; Student observation of life; The pen and the sword; Max, matresses, and motorcycles; High-rise life; Sounds of silence; Speak-out/Sing-out; Becoming editor-in-chief; No horns; Hell no-we won't go; On the same page; Rights and writes; Mayhem -- The Senior: 1966-67. Playing the tuba; Quiet with a gas mask on; Thirteen take a stand; Another war; Foggy job offer; No-news/ Big-news edition; Collegiate press; Real cloaks; And daggers; Protesting the protesters; Gentel Thursday, nasty Friday, and mean Monday; The cycle of life; Neither confirm nor deny; Graduation on my mind; Mr. Clyde wraps it up again; Lessons learned -- The Graduate: 1968-1970. The story continues; The rest of the story; Conclusion: The price of peace.
"This is more than a '60s memoir by a Midwest collegiate editor. It is the story of a weekly newspaper published by volunteers at a large urban college with no journalism program. It is a history book that explains the issues of the era—the Vietnam conflict, youth protest movements, civil rights, civil liberties, the 25th Ammendment, and more. It is a story that focuses on the vulnerability, rights, and power of the collegiate press"--Publisher's website.

Get free cash for college.

April 27, 2016
Los Altos, CA : SuperCollege,
v. ; 28 cm.
Vols. for 2001-<2016> by Gen S. Tanabe and Kelly Y. Tanabe.
"Scholarship secrets of Harvard students."

College success for students with disabilities : a guide to finding and using resources, with real-world stories

April 27, 2016
Ingersoll, Irene, 1955- author.
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2016]
x, 238 pages ; 23 cm
The basics: New hurdles for college freshmen with disabilities; What can be done to turn around a bad academic start; Understanding documented disabilities and ADA laws for college -- Specific disabilities with accommodations, resources and student testimonies: Physical disabilities; Mental disabilities; Dyslexia; reading and writing disabilities; Experiencing college with ADHD/ADD; Deaf and hearing loss students; Achieving success for students on the autism spectrum; Psychological disabilities; Blind and visually impaired; Veteran with disabilities; Role of the parent -- Triumph over adversity-resources you can put in place: Self advocacy and working with your advisor; Colleges across the country with excellent support services for students with disabilities; Technology resources for students with disabilities.
"The demanding workload and fast pace of college often overwhelm students. Without access to the right resources, many of the three million U.S. college students with disabilities fail or drop out. This guide helps students, parents, counselors and psychologists find the appropriate resources and accommodations to help students with disabilities successfully transition to college"--Provided by publisher.

Celebrating teachers : a visual history

April 27, 2016
Raftery, Deirdre, author.
Hauppauge, New York : Barron's Educational Series, Inc., [2016]
192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
First published in the United Kingdom in 2016 by Fil Rouge Press Ltd.
Introduction -- Beginnings -- The nineteenth century -- The twentieth century -- Teaching today and tomorrow.
"Almost everybody remembers that special teacher that changed their life for the better. In this stunning visual history, readers learn about the changing role of educators throughout time. From teachers in such ancient civilizations to medieval monks, pioneer schoolma'ams, and all the way to today's hardworking professional, readers get a look at the many reasons why teachers are worthy of our esteem and admiration. Celebrating Teachers also takes a look at the role of teachers in art, literature, film, and television; during times of conflict and upheaval; and the pioneers and missionaries that brought education to excluded communities, deprived districts, and far-flung places around the globe. Stunning images include fascinating classroom scenes and portraits of key figures. It's a beautiful look at a noble profession that has been heralded in the past, and deserves recognition, respect, and remembrance today."--Publisher's description.

Launch a teaching career : secrets for aspiring teachers

April 19, 2016
Leibman, Peter, author.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
xxii, 198 pages ; 23 cm
Includes index.

Reskilling America : learning to labor in the twenty-first century

April 18, 2016
Newman, Katherine S., 1953- author.
New York : Metropolitan Books, 2016.
257 pages ; 25 cm
Includes index.
Introduction -- The limits of the "college solution" -- A history of ambivalence -- The new vocational turn in American high schools -- What industry needs -- The community college connection -- What vocational education could be: the German model -- The math puzzle -- Bringing the dual system to the United States -- Where do we go from here? -- Appendix: What's growing?
"After decades of off-shoring and downsizing that have left blue collar workers obsolete and stranded, the United States is now on the verge of an industrial renaissance. But we don't have a skilled enough labor pool to fill the positions that will be created, which are in many cases technically demanding and require specialized skills. A decades-long series of idealistic educational policies with the expressed goal of getting every student to go to college has left a generation of potential workers out of the system. Touted as a progressive, egalitarian institution providing opportunity even to those with the greatest need, the American secondary school system has in fact deepened existing inequalities. We can do better, argue acclaimed sociologists Katherine Newman and Hella Winston. Taking a page from the successful experience of countries like Germany and Austria, where youth unemployment is a mere 7%, they call for a radical reevaluation of the idea of vocational training, long discredited as an instrument of tracking. The United States can prepare a new, high-performance labor force if we revamp our school system to value industry apprenticeship and rigorous technical education. By doing so, we will not only be able to meet the growing demand for skilled employees in dozens of sectors where employers decry the absence of well trained workers -- we will make the American Dream accessible to all"-- Provided by publisher.

Learning that lasts : challenging, engaging, and empowering students with deeper instruction

April 14, 2016
Berger, Ron, 1954- author.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass & Pfeiffer Imprints, Wiley, 2016.
xxiii, 400 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 1 videodisc (4 3/4 in.)
Planning and Delivering Lessons that Challenge, Engage, and, Empower -- Laying the Foundation for Deeper Learning with Literacy -- Creating Scientists and Historians -- Reimagining Mathematics Instruction -- Teaching in and through the Arts -- Differentiating Instruction.

We believe you : survivors of campus sexual assault speak out

April 13, 2016
Clark, Annie E., author.
New York : Holt Paperbacks, 2016.
xiv, 351 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Before -- How it happened -- Trauma and betrayal -- Healing and everyday activism -- Declarations of independence -- Rights and resources.
"From young activists at the forefront of the movement to end sexual assault on college campuses, a collection of survivor stories that will connect with students and inform and inspire us all. Across the U.S. student activists are exposing a pervasive cover-up of sexual assault on college campuses. Every day more survivors come forward. But other survivors choose not to. We Believe You elevates the stories the headlines about this issue have been missing--more than 30 experiences of trauma, healing and everyday activism, representing a diversity of races, economic and family backgrounds, gender identities, immigration statuses, interests, capacities and loves. More than 1 in 5 women and 5 percent of men are sexually assaulted at college, a shocking status quo that might have stayed largely hidden and unaddressed but for the two authors of We Believe You. In 2013, Annie E. Clark and Andrea L. Pino, then 23 and 20, building on the work of earlier activists, outed themselves as assault survivors and filed a federal complaint against the University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill) for mishandling such crimes; within a month, the U.S. government began to investigate UNC. Within a year, dozens of colleges were under federal investigation. But Clark and Pino rightly see themselves as two among many. Students from every kind of college and university--large and small, public and private, highly selective and less so--are sounding alarms and staking claims to justice by filing complaints, by pressing charges, and by simply living beyond the effects of assault and the betrayals of their schools. A sampling of their voices speak out in this book"--Provided by publisher.

A positive manifesto : how appreciative schools can transform public education

April 13, 2016
Burrello, Leonard C., 1942- author.
Ashford, CT : Elephant Rock Books, [2016]
xiv, 186 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"Appreciative Inquiry (AI) has contributed significantly to the positive change revolution in many professional realms such as the armed services, United Nations, and Fortune 500 businesses. This book applies AI to innovation in public education through the authors&#x2019; Appreciative Organizing framework giving public school leaders and stakeholders actionable pathways to take in creating schools that work for everyone. &#x00A0;Bringing new ideas to the forefront, the book provides educators with a different perspective and inspiration to create change in the public education system."--Publisher's description.

Like my teacher always said ... : weighty words, crazy wisdom, the road to detention, and advice we could never forget, even if we tried

April 12, 2016
McHugh, Erin, author.
New York : Abrams Image, an imprint of Abrams, 2016.
143 pages ; 19 cm
Scare tactics -- Advice that stuck -- Crazytown -- Wise words -- It's funny because it's true -- Coaches, mentors & other unforgettables -- The sisters -- Different drummers -- The old standards -- Ouch! -- Life changes.
Pulls together a rainbow of savvy, helpful, humorous, and questionable real-life wisdom and quotes from teachers, coaches, counselors and even a few good old fashioned Catholic school nuns.

Dyslexia advocate! : how to advocate for a child with dyslexia within the public education system

April 8, 2016
Sandman-Hurley, Kelli.
Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
200 pages illustrations ; 23 cm
What is dyslexia? -- Individuals with Disabilities Act (IDEA) basics -- What to do when you suspect dyslexia -- The IEP meeting -- What does a good IEP look like? -- After the IEP: keep your eye on the ball -- Section 504 -- Communicating with the school.

College rules! : how to study, survive, and succeed in college

April 6, 2016
Nist-Olejnik, Sherrie, 1946-
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, 2016.
xiv, 321 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
"This updated classic gives students the tools they need to successfully transition from high school to college, avoid rookie mistakes, and set themselves up for academic success from day one"-- Provided by publisher.

Peterson's private secondary schools.

April 5, 2016
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Imprint varies: 2002-<2008> Lawrenceville, N.J. : Peterson's/Thomson ; 2009-<2015/16> by Peterson's, a Nelnet Co.
"The smart parents' guide to private education" (varies).

How the special needs brain learns

April 4, 2016
Sousa, David A.
Thousand Oaks, California : Corwin, [2016]
xiii, 277 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm

Personalizing 21st century education : a framework for student success

March 28, 2016
Domenech, Daniel A., author.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, [2016]
xiii, 130 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
A vision for personalized learning -- Personalizing the system, not just the classroom -- The shifting demographic landscape : personalizing schools in transition -- The road less traveled : toward a personalized curriculum -- Teaching and learning in a personalized school environment -- Making assessment meaningful in 21st century school systems -- The tech revolution : realizing technology's true potential -- Transforming the system, not just the school -- Epilogue : answers to ten common questions about personalization.

Getting in : the Zinch guide to college admissions & financial aid in the digital age

March 25, 2016
Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pubishing, Inc., ©2011.
xviii, 342 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Includes index.
The truth about college admissions -- Before you ever apply -- Behind the scenes -- Choosing the right (vs. "best") colleges -- Your application strategy -- The hook : putting it all together -- Athletic recruiting and college admission -- Paying for college -- Getting in : the final chapter.
Discusses the admissions procedures at American colleges, offers advice on the choice of a university, and explains how to apply for admission to a college.

Pushout : the criminalization of Black girls in schools

March 25, 2016
Morris, Monique W., 1972- author.
New York : The New Press, [2016]
277 pages ; 22 cm
"Fifteen-year-old Diamond stopped going to school the day she was expelled for lashing out at peers who constantly harassed and teased her for something everyone on the staff had missed: she was being trafficked for sex. After months on the run, she was arrested and sent to a detention center for violating a court order to attend school. Black girls represent 16 percent of female students but almost half of all girls with a school-related arrest. The first trade book to tell these untold stories, Pushout exposes a world of confined potential and supports the growing movement to address the policies, practices, and cultural illiteracy that push countless students out of school and into unhealthy, unstable, and often unsafe futures. For four years Monique W. Morris, author of Black Stats, chronicled the experiences of black girls across the country whose intricate lives are misunderstood, highly judged-by teachers, administrators, and the justice system-and degraded by the very institutions charged with helping them flourish. Morris shows how, despite obstacles, stigmas, stereotypes, and despair, black girls still find ways to breathe remarkable dignity into their lives in classrooms, juvenile facilities, and beyond. "-- Provided by publisher.

Sexual assault on campus

March 22, 2016
Farmington Hills, Mich. : Greenhaven Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, [2016]
209 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Why do sexual assaults happen on college campuses? Fraternities are significantly responsible for the campus sexual assault problem / Angela Carone ; Fraternities should not be blamed for the campus sexual assault problem / Blaize Stewart ; To fight campus rape, culture must change / Barbara J. King ; The campus sexual assault problem is not the result of "rape culture" / Anne Hendershott ; Columbia student carrying mattress to protest alleged rape gets "overwhelmingly positive" response / Eun Kyung Kim ; What's alcohol got to do with it? / Antonia Abbey ; Is alcohol really to blame for the prevalence of sexual assault on college campuses? / Daniel Luzer -- Are college sexual assault cases being handled properly? Accused college rapists have rights, too / Judith Shulevitz ; Fair process, not criminal process, is the right way to address campus sexual assault / Alexandra Brodsky ; Campus sexual assault cases should be handled by police / David M. Rubin ; Campus sexual assault cases should be handled by school officials / Caroline Heldman and Baillee Brown ; Students who commit sexual assaults should be subject to mandatory expulsion / Kinjo Kiema ; Mandatory expulsion for sexual assault could be an inappropriate response / Brandon Camhi -- How might the college sexual assault problem be addressed? Expanded on-campus gun rights would reduce sexual assaults / Adam B. Summers ; Expanded on-campus gun rights would not reduce sexual assaults / Lauren Barbato ; Prevention apps may be key to stopping campus sexual assaults / Marissa Miller ; Prevention apps are not an effective way to stop campus sexual assaults / Tara Culp-Ressler ; Sorority parties would help reduce sexual assaults on campus / Sarah Robertson -- What other factors are tied to the campus sexual assault problem? Affirmative consent laws are necessary / Melanie Boyd and Joseph Fischel ; Affirmative consent laws are a bad idea / Masha Gershman ; Federal government intervention in the campus sexual assault crisis is flawed / Wendy Kaminer ; Media coverage of campus sexual assaults should be more aggressive / Jamie Stiehm ; Media coverage of campus sexual assaults only worsens the problem / John Stossel ; Feminists and feminist ideologies are key to fighting campus sexual assault / Jamie Utt ; Feminists are failing to address campus sexual assault effectively / Brett Milam.

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