New Arrivals · Education

May 19, 2018
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Educating emergent bilinguals : policies, programs, and practices for English learners

May 18, 2018
García, Ofelia, author.
New York, NY : Teachers College Press, [2018]
xiv, 242 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Who are the emergent bilinguals? -- Programs and policies for educating emergent bilinguals -- Bilingualism and achievement: theoretical constructs and empirical evidence -- Language and bilingualism: practices -- Affordances of technology -- Curriculum and other practices -- Family and community engagement -- Assessments -- Signposts: conclusion and recommendations.
This accessible guide introduces readers to the issues and controversies surrounding the education of language minority students in the United States. What makes this book a perennial favorite are the succinct descriptions of alternative practices for transforming our schools and students' futures, such as building on students' home languages and literacy practices, incorporating curricular and pedagogical innovations, using proven-effective approaches to parent engagement, and employing alternative assessment tools.

A girl stands at the door : the generation of young women who desegregated America's schools

May 18, 2018
Devlin, Rachel, author.
©2018
xxx, 342 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Roots of change: Lucile Blueford's long crusade -- "This lone negro girl": Ada Lois Spiuel, desegregation champion -- Girls on the front line: grassroots challenges in the late 1940s -- Laying the groundwork: Esther Brown and the struggle in South Park, Kansas -- "Hearts and minds": the road to Brown v. Board of Education -- "Take care of my baby": the isolation of the first "firsts" -- "We raised our hands and said 'yes we will go'": desegregating schools in the mid-1960s.
"A new history of school desegregation in America, revealing how girls and women led the fight for interracial education The struggle to desegregate America's schools was a grassroots movement, and young women were its vanguard. In the late 1940s, parents began to file desegregation lawsuits with their daughters, forcing Thurgood Marshall and other civil rights lawyers to take up the issue and bring it to the Supreme Court. After the Brown v. Board of Education ruling, girls far outnumbered boys in volunteering to desegregate formerly all-white schools. In A Girl Stands at the Door, historian Rachel Devlin tells the remarkable stories of these desegregation pioneers. She also explains why black girls were seen, and saw themselves, as responsible for the difficult work of reaching across the color line in public schools. Highlighting the extraordinary bravery of young black women, this bold revisionist account illuminates today's ongoing struggles for equality"--Amazon.com.

Venturegirls : raising girls to be tomorrow's leaders

May 16, 2018
Glangchai, Crystal, author.
New York : Harper, [2018]
xix, 375 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Shares practical advice and activities for parents and educators for engaging today's young women in STEM subjects while giving them the tools of positive entrepreneurship.

From striving to thriving : how to grow confident, capable readers

May 16, 2018
Harvey, Stephanie, author.
©2017.
318 pages : illustrations (mostly color) ; 23 cm.
Introduction. The best intervention is a good book -- Trust. Table the labels ; Cultivate curiosity ; Ensure access to and choice of books ; Pump up the reading volume -- Teach. Book-match relentlessly ; Teaching thinking-intensive reading -- Transform. Assess readers in the round; Advocate tirelessly -- Closing thought; Practices and lessons.
When it comes to readers who need the most support, teachers can't afford to waste time using fragmented, skill-and-drill interventions that don't work. Literacy specialists Stephanie Harvey and Annie Ward demonstrate how to "table the labels" and use detailed formative assessments to craft targeted, personalized instruction that enable striving readers to do what they need above all - to find books they love and engage in voluminous reading. Loaded with ready-to-go lessons, routines, and "actions," as well as the latest research, this book is a must for any teacher who strives to make every reader a thriving reader.

Surviving gym class

May 2, 2018
Torres, John Albert, author.
New York : Enslow, 2018.
48 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Gym can seem like a drag to many teens who'd rather be doing something else, but it's a great excuse to get up and moving in the middle of the day. Gym class is less about fierce competition and measuring everyone by the same fitness standards. Instead, it's all about developing confidence and competence in sports, and, yes, having fun. Of course, there are still locker rooms, stinky gym clothes, and other kids with their own issues to deal with. This guide will help teens navigate all the difficult moments, like being picked last for a team or fielding snarky comments about lack of coordination or skills. This book provides indispensable advice to help readers arrive prepared with the right gear and the right attitude.

Reunion.

May 2, 2018
Walnut Hills High School (Cincinnati, Ohio). Class of 1942, issuing body.
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : Walnut Hills High School
volumes ; 24-28 cm
Volumes for <1962-1982> are the <20th-40th> reunions held <May 12, 1962-October 8/9, 1982> in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Contains reunion program and directory for the Class of 1942 of Walnut Hills High School.

How to run a college : a practical guide for trustees, faculty, administrators, and policymakers

May 1, 2018
Mitchell, Brian Christopher, 1953- author.
©2018
xvii, 196 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Governance and management -- Finance -- Enrollment -- Advancement -- Academic affairs -- Student life -- Athletics -- Collaboration and technology -- The path forward.

We're doing it wrong : 25 ideas in education that just don't work-and how to fix them

April 24, 2018
Slater, David Michael, author.
New York, New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2018]
xx, 111 pages ; 22 cm
Old school-age-based education -- Sameness-goals vs methods -- Can it-scripted curricula -- Trust issues-merit pay & accountability -- Job security-the tenure debate -- Sage on the stage vs guide on the side-student-centered education -- The customer is always right-students as clients -- The money pit-professional development -- Size matters-the class size debate -- Extreme teaching-differentiation -- When fair is not fair-gifted & talented education -- The opposite of success-a bubble-wrapped generation -- Stay on target-helicopter parents -- Going it alone-absent parents -- The opportunity gap-poverty -- Deadlines & do-overs-proficiency, growth & grades -- Introverts vs extroverts-group work -- Spring spheres-diversity education -- The buddy system-modern anti-bullying programs -- A blank slate-the writing crisis -- Students for sale-advertising in schools -- The coming crisis-teacher shortages -- The zombie apocalypse-school start times -- A class issue-homework -- Robbing peter-school choice.

Better together : strengthen your family, simplify your homeschool, and savor the subjects that matter most

April 17, 2018
Barnhill, Pam.
[Bishop, Ca.] : Spotted Dog Press, 2018.
ix, 176 pages ; 21 cm
Includes appendices.

An address on Christian education : delivered at the commencement of Woodward College, July 2, 1840 before the Woodward Literary Society

April 12, 2018
Storer, Bellamy, 1798-1875.
Cincinnati : Printed at the Cincinnati Observer Office, 1840.
12 pages ; 21 cm
Copy in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection is disbound.
"Published by request."
A speech given by the former congressman and Cincinnati lawyer on the merits of Christian education.

Escape from Black Bottom : an anthology of writings, reminiscences and reflections

April 12, 2018
Morris, Major, author.
[United States] : Blurb, 2016.
217 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Created by Laurie Brindle using the Blurb creative publishing service.
Copy located in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection is bound in mauve pictorial boards.
During his long life of 95 years, Major Morris was a photographer, a World War II veteran, a college professor, a Harvard University graduate and a champion of minority rights. He was also a man who grew up in desperate poverty in Cincinnati's all-black ghetto, dropped out of high school at 15 and endured great prejudice in the Army's segregated "buffalo soldiers" unit. Those extreme contrasts shaped his life and character. This is a book of his life story, collected writings, and photographs with his wife, Anne-Grethe.

Master the Catholic high school entrance examinations.

April 11, 2018
Foster City, CA : IDG Books Worldwide,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Imprint varies: <2011-2016/17> Lawrenceville, N.J. : Peterson's ; <2018-2019> Albany, New York : Peterson's.
"Everything you need to boost your score; 8 full-length practice tests for the HSPT, COOP, TACHS, SSAT, and ISEE; complete review of math, verbal and quantitative reasoning topics"--Cover, 2012.

The teacher's encouragements : an address delivered by appointment at a meeting of the teachers of Hamilton County, Ohio at Carthage, June 27, 1835

April 11, 2018
Aydelott, B. P. (Benjamin Parham), 1795-1880.
Cincinnati : Printed by F.S. Benton, 1835.
25 pages ; 18 cm
Copy in Genealogy & Local History Dept., Cincinnati Collection is disbound.
A speech given by Rev. Benjamin Parham Aydelott, educator and former rector of Christ Church in Cincinnati, on the boons of the teaching profession.

Standing up to bullying at school

April 10, 2018
Brezina, Corona, author.
New York City : Rosen Publishing, 2018.
64 pages : ! illustrations ; ! 24 cm.
The damage done by bullying -- Are you being bullied? -- Counting on your friends -- Your adult support system -- Surviving and thriving in the hallways and beyond -- Moving on.
LGBTQ+ youth face an increased risk of being bullied at school, which can lead to serious consequences for their mental health, academic performance, and physical safety. Public awareness of the issue has increased, however, and schools are now expected to provide a safe learning environment for students of every sexual orientation and gender identity. This title provides resources and strategies for helping LGBTQ+ students overcome bullying and maintain their well-being. It offers numerous suggestions on how to help bullied LGBTQ+ youth stand up for themselves, reach out to others, gain awareness of their rights, and promote tolerance in their school.

What school could be : insights and inspiration from teachers across America

April 10, 2018
Dintersmith, Ted, author.
Princeton : Princeton University Press, [2018]
xxii, 234 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
"An inspiring vision of what our teachers and students can accomplish if trusted with the challenge of developing the skills and ways of thinking needed to thrive in a world of dizzying technological change. Innovation expert Ted Dintersmith took an unprecedented trip across America, visiting all fifty states in a single school year. He originally set out to raise awareness about the urgent need to reimagine education to prepare students for a world marked by innovation--but America's teachers one-upped him. All across the country, he met teachers in ordinary settings doing extraordinary things, creating innovative classrooms where children learn deeply and joyously as they gain purpose, agency, essential skillsets and mindsets, and real knowledge. Together, these new ways of teaching and learning offer a vision of what school could be; and a model for transforming schools throughout the United States and beyond."--provided by publisher.

Class of 1960 golden anniversary.

April 10, 2018
College of Mount St. Joseph. Class of 1960.
[Cincinnati, Ohio] : [College of Mount St. Joseph], [2010].
78 leaves : illustrations ; 22 cm

Report of the Commissioners of Common Schools to the General Assembly of Ohio, 1822.

April 9, 2018
New Albany, Ohio : Montrose, 2004.
25 leaves ; 28 cm

Loose parts 3 : inspiring culturally sustainable environments

April 9, 2018
Daly, Lisa, author.
St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2018.
xxv, 245 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
"Loose Parts 3 contains inspiration and guidance on how to create early childhood environments that are culturally sensitive. Authors Lisa Daly and Miriam Beloglovsky gathered a multicultural advisory board to help identify opportunities to promote cultural sustainability while avoiding generalization and bias."--Page [4] of cover.

Classroom-ready number talks for 3rd, 4th and 5th grade teachers : 1000 interactive math activities that promote conceptual understanding and computational fluency

April 4, 2018
Hughes, Nancy, author.
©2018
166 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Studies show that short, 5- to 15-minute math activities at the beginning of class significantly increase student performance, class participation and overall number sense. This book offers teachers a go-to resource for these number talks with tons of ready-to-use activities that teachers can implement immediately.

The read-aloud family : making meaningful and lasting connections with your kids

March 29, 2018
Mackenzie, Sarah, 1981- author.
Grand Rapids, MI : Zondervan, [2018]
282 pages ; 21 cm

School days

March 28, 2018
Greendale, WI : Reiman Publications, ©2000.
162 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
"From folks who learned to the tune of a hickory stick and smile when they recall it"--Cover.
In our memories they remain days to treasure whether we learned in one-room rural schoolhouses or sturdy brick buildings. From the Pledge of Allegiance to the Palmer Method to Dick and Jane, we'll never forget the ways we learned ... as the fond memories and photographs in this book attest.

Making make-believe : hands-on projects for play and pretend

March 27, 2018
Kohl, MaryAnn F., author.
©1999
191 pages : illustrations ; 22 x 28 cm
Includes index.

Hazing : destroying young lives

March 26, 2018
Bloomington, Ind. : Indiana University Press, [2018]
xiii, 354 pages : llustrations ; 23 cm
Introduction : the perils of hazing / Hank Nuwer -- Dead to rites : the chlorine poisoning of Henrietta Jackson / Hank Nuwer -- Hazing in fraternities and sororities : a primer / Hank Nuwer -- A need for transparency : parents, students must make informed decisions about Greek-life risks / Douglas Fierberg and Chloe Neely -- Shame : the hidden harm of hazing for victims and hazers / Tracy Maxwell -- Sexual hazing : a wrongful passage / Norm Pollard -- Ill met by moonlight : the first fraternity hazing death / Hank Nuwer -- Eliminating band hazing : what must be done / Malinda Matney -- Hazing and gender : lenses for prevention / Elizabeth J. Allan and Morgan B. Kinney -- Listening to the voices of the hazed : an examination of race, violence, and black fraternity membership / Ashley Stone -- Unspoken sisterhood : women in African-American sororities and their physical and mental ordeals-"weeding the good from the bad" / Gina Lee-Olukoya -- Sexually exploitive athletic hazing and Title IX in the public school locker room : warriors, machismo, and jockstraps / Susan P. Stuart -- A mother's story : I lost my child to fraternity hazing / Debbie Smith with Stacey Kennelly -- How alfred university ended the greek system to become a hazing research institution / Norm Pollard -- How schools may have facilitated and operationalized hazing : an interview with Peter F. Lake, author of The rights and responsibilities of the modern university / Hank Nuwer -- A fraternity model : addressing campus alcohol misuse and abuse / Edward G Whipple and Robert A. Biggs -- A realistic approach to public relations for fraternities in crisis / Ray Begovich -- A sorority hazing hero incurs the wrath of alums / Sarah Wild -- How reforms and reformers played a role in changing a hazing culture / Allison Swick-Duttine -- Hazing hides in plain sight : an open letter to hazers from a nationally known speaker / David Westol -- Hazing and university ethics : the need for faculty involvement and guidance / James F. Keenan, SJ -- Understanding hazing in the perilous world of guyland : an interview with Michael Kimmel / Hank Nuwer -- An unsolved cold case : how did Joe Bisanz die? / Hank Nuwer -- Women and a feminine leadership style can defeat hazing / Tracy Maxwell -- The Purdue tank scrap / David Hovde -- A blueprint for Greek reforms : how to establish an antihazing task force with concrete "good first steps" to change a hazing culture / Travis T. Apgar -- Hazing and the law and litigation : what you need to know / R. Brian Crow and Colleen McGlone -- Smokeouts and smokescreens : military hazing / Hank Nuwer.
For decades, hazing rituals; such as excessive drinking, drug use, paddling, and sexual abuse - have been required by many teams and organizations as a rite of passage, while administration and department heads have turned a blind eye. In recent years, several young men and women have lost their live from hazing-related practices in Pennsylvania, New York, Texas, California, Louisiana, Virginia, and Massachusetts. But these practices and rituals are no longer linked just to large organizations and schools. Secondary schools are also seeing an increase in hazing lawsuits due to sexual and alcohol abuse conducted by sports teams. In Hazing: Destroying Young Lives, anti-hazing journalist Hank Nuwer assembles an extraordinary cast of experts to critique the evolution of this dangerous practice, from the first fraternity hazing death at Cornell University in 1873 to present-day tragedies. This hard-hitting compilation addresses the numerous, significant, and often overlooked impacts of hazing, including sexual exploitation, mental distress, depression, and even suicide. Hazing: Destroying Young Lives is a compelling look at how universities, the military, and other social groups can learn from past mistakes and protect their members going forward.

Career exploration : for homeschool high school students

March 20, 2018
Topp, Carol, author.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Abassador Publishing, [2015]
67 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
"This consumable workbook will help you make sense of the overwhelming task of picking a career and a college major. This book will help you investigate your personality and values, match you to possible careers, research careers, map a plan for high school, get prepared for college. No one knows the future, so don't expect to have your entire adult life figure out as a high school student. But this book will help you get an idea of what the next phase of your life might hold. Great for individual use or with a group"--Back cover.

A to Z ready for K : a complete 35-week preschool curriculum

March 20, 2018
Ehrhardt, Susan, author.
St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2018.
xi, 241 pages : illustrations, forms ; 22 x 28 cm
"With reproducible forms!"--cover.
"Prepare children for kindergarten with this easy-to-implement preschool curriculum. Each chapter includes ideas for dramatic play, activities/songs/poems, books to read aloud, plans for Circle Time, Table Work, and Free Choice Play. Weekly topics are linked to early childhood standards, and include ideas for classroom setup, a daily schedule, and reproducible material"--adapted from page [4] of cover.

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