New Arrivals · Education

September 20, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Fundraising for schools : 8 keys to success every head of school should know

September 19, 2016
McNay, Linda Wise
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA : Charity Channel Press, [2014]
xvi, 89 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes index.

Substitute : going to school with a thousand kids

September 14, 2016
Baker, Nicholson, author.
New York, New York : Blue Rider Press, [2016]
719 pages ; 24 cm.
Day one: Small but hostile -- Day two: Mystery picture -- Day three: I suck at everything -- Day four: Your brain looks infected -- Day five: Toast -- Day six: Out comes the eyeball -- Day seven: What the hell was that? -- Day eight: He's just a hairy person -- Day nine: I can write, but I don't write -- Day ten: Don't kill penguins cause other friends get sad -- Day eleven: She stole my grape -- Day twelve: I don't judge -- Day thirteen: There's nothing exciting or fun happening today -- Day fourteen: When you close your eyes and think of peace, what do you see? -- Day fifteen: But we didn't do anything -- Day sixteen: Silent ball -- Day seventeen: Non-negotiables -- Day eighteen: The man who needs it doesn't know it -- Day nineteen: Simple machines -- Day twenty: Stink blob to the rescue -- Day twenty-one: Keep your dear teacher happy -- Day twenty-two: He particularly doesn't like this particular spot -- Day twenty-three: How do you spell juicy? -- Day twenty-four: Hamburger writing -- Day twenty-five: High on summertime -- Day twenty-six: I kind of break my own spirit sometimes -- Day twenty-seven: That's just the way school is -- Day twenty-eight: Plutonic love.
In 2014, after a brief orientation course and a few fingerprinting sessions, Nicholson Baker became an on-call substitute teacher in a Maine public school district. Nearly every morning, he awoke to the dispatcher's five-forty a.m. phone call and headed to a nearby school. When he got there, he did his best to follow lesson plans and help his students get something done. In Baker's hands, the inner life of the classroom is examined anew -- mundane worksheets, recess time-outs, surprise nosebleeds, rebellions, griefs, minor triumphs, kindergarten show-and-tell, daily lessons on everything from geology to metal tech to the Holocaust -- as he and his pupils struggle to find ways to get through the day. Baker is one of the most inventive and remarkable writers of our time, and this book, filled with humor, honesty, and empathy, may be his most impressive work of nonfiction yet. --adapted from book jacket.

A school of our own : the story of the first student-run high school and a new vision for American education

September 14, 2016
Levin, Samuel, author.
New York : The New Press, [2016]
191 pages ; 22 cm
Realize you need one -- Design it -- Build it -- Your first day -- Assume everyone is an intellectual -- Require mastery -- Overcome obstacles, together -- Open your door to the community.
"A School of Our Own tells the remarkable story of the Independent Project, the first student-run high school in America. Founder Samuel Levin, a high school junior who had already achieved international fame for creating Project Sprout-the first farm-to-school lunch program in the United States-was frustrated with his own education and saw disaffection among his peers. In response, he lobbied for and created a new school based on a few simple ideas about what kids need from their high school experience. The school succeeded beyond anyone's wildest expectations and went on to be featured in Newsweek, NPR, and the Washington Post. Since its beginnings in 2010, the Independent Project serves as a national model for inspiring student engagement. In creating his school, Samuel collaborated with Susan Engel, the noted developmental psychologist, educator, and author-and Samuel's mother. A School of Our Own is their account of their life-changing year in education, a book that combines poignant stories, educational theory, and practical how-to advice for building new, more engaging educational environments for our children"-- Provided by publisher.

Miami University Golden Anniversary Reunion, Class of 1952

September 9, 2016
Oxford, OH : The Knolls of Oxford
102 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes a letter from The Knolls of Oxford, underwriter of the reunion book, tipped in.
"Reunion Weekend, June 13-16, 2002, Oxford, Ohio"--Page 1.
Letter from the President of Miami University -- Welcome from the Knolls of Oxford -- Class years remembered (1948-1952) -- The class of 1952 biographies.

University of Cincinnati, 1974.

September 9, 2016
New York, N.Y. : Delma Studios, [1974]
68 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 29 cm
Imprint from p. 67.
Degree recipients, 1974?

HI-O-HI.

September 8, 2016
Oberlin College.
Oberlin, Ohio : Oberlin College.
v. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 29-31 cm.

The silhouette.

September 1, 2016
Norwood High School (Norwood, Ohio)
Norwood, Ohio : Norwood High School
v. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.
Some volumes have inserts including commencement brochures inside back pocket.

The recensio.

September 1, 2016
Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)
Columbus, Ohio : Champlin Press
v. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28-31 cm.

The "Athena" of ...

September 1, 2016
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."

Andersonian.

September 1, 2016
Anderson High School (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Cincinnati, Ohio : Anderson High School,
v. : ill., ports (some col.) ; 25-31 cm.

Alumni directory.

September 1, 2016
St. Xavier High School.
White Plains, N.Y. : Bernard C. Harris Pub. Co.,
v. ; 24 cm.

[Yearbook].

September 1, 2016
Central Baptist Schools (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Cincinnati, Ohio : Central Baptist Schools,
v. : ill., ports (some col.) ; 28-29 cm.
Title supplied by cataloger.
Each vol. also has theme title.

The centurion.

September 1, 2016
Mariemont High School (Mariemont, Ohio)
[Mariemont, Ohio] : Mariemont High School,
v. : ill., ports ; 28 cm.

The Cornellian.

September 1, 2016
Cornell University.
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University
v. : ill., ports. ; 31 cm.

The Michiganensian

September 1, 2016
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Mich. : Published by the senior classes of the University of Michigan
v. : ill. (incl. ports.) ; 28-31 cm.

The bridge to brilliance : how one principal in a tough community is inspiring the world

September 1, 2016
Lopez, Nadia, author.
©2016
xix, 266 pages ; 22 cm
The vision -- The teachers -- The scholars -- The parents -- Connected to succeed -- Expanding horizons -- The struggle of leadership -- Praise for humans -- Never give up.
Documents how a magnetic young principal created a path-breaking school in one of New York City's poorest neighborhoods.

Teaching from rest : a homeschooler's guide to unshakeable peace

August 31, 2016
Mackenzie, Sarah.
Camp Hill, PA : Classical Academic Press, [2015]
xix, 89 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Provides homeschoolers with a simple, centered pathway to restful teaching. Has advice on how to simplify your curriculum strategies, add margin to your day, focus on your teaching style and strengths, and draw strength from the Lord́??s grace during the ins-and-outs of life.

The essential fundraising guide for K-12 schools : a 1-hour book with more than 350 links

August 31, 2016
Levenson, Stanley.
Copyright ©2014
xiii, 118 pages ; 22 cm
chapter 1: Grants for teachers and schools -- chapter 2: Grant writing from mini-grants to major grants -- chapter 3: corporate and foundation grants -- chapter 4: 15-step strategy for winning corporate and foundation grants -- chapter 5: 125 foundations and corporations interested in giving to k-12 schools -- chapter 6: cultivating and connecting with major donors -- chapter 6: annual campaigns, capital campaigns, and planned giving -- chapter 8: communication and social media -- chapter 9: administering the fundraising program --chapter 10: creating and maintaining school and district 501(c)(3) foundations -- chapter 11: staff development, consultant services and recruitment -- chapter 12: professional publications -- chapter 13: professional associations -- chapter 14: bibliography and fundraising blogs bibliography.
"This 1-hour book for busy people is loaded with fresh, new cutting-edge ideas to help alleviate the funding gap that exists in today&#x;s K-12 schools. The more than 350 links included will save you time, energy, and money and will keep you in touch with the latest innovations in fundraising for K-12."--Publisher's description.

The best ... colleges.

August 30, 2016
New York, NY : Random House,
v. ; 26-27 cm.
Vol. for 2000 include 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) called: Apply!
Each vol. has a number in title: 2006-2007 covers 361 colleges; 2008- covers 366 colleges ; 2009 covers 368 colleges ; 2010 covers 371 colleges ; 2011 covers 373 colleges ; 2012 covers 376 colleges ; 2013 covers 377 colleges ; 2014 covers 378 colleges ; 2015-2016 cover 379 colleges ; 2017- cover 381 colleges.

What your fourth grader needs to know : fundamentals of a good fourth-grade education

August 25, 2016
New York : Bantam, 2016.
xxxv, 454 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 24 cm
Language and literature. Literature ; Learning about language -- Geography and history. World geography ; World history ; American history and geography -- Visual arts -- Music -- Mathematics. Numbers and number sense ; Multiplication ; Division ; Solving problems and equations ; Fractions and decimals ; Measurement ; Geometry -- Science. The human body ; Chemistry ; Electricity ; Geology ; Meteorology.
"A revised and updated edition of the bestselling definitive guide for parents and teachers of fourth grade-age children, featuring all new full-color photographs and illustrations and revised material. This is a necessary guide for all parents and teachers of fourth grade-age children, as established by the Core Knowledge Foundation, an educational reform movement based on the premise that a grade-by-grade core of common learning is necessary to ensure a sound and fair elementary education, and lay the groundwork for a lifetime of learning. With its comprehensive curriculum establishing a sound basis in the fundamentals of math, art, history, language arts, science, and technology, the phenomenally successful Core Knowledge series has become an esteemed tool for parents and teachers striving to better educate today's children. FORTY PERCENT NEW MATERIAL"-- Provided by publisher.

Daytonian

August 24, 2016
University of Dayton.
Dayton, Ohio : University of Dayton
v. : ill., ports. (some col.) ; 31 cm.

The hidden ivies ; 63 of America's top liberal arts colleges and universities / Howard R. Greene and Matthew W. Greene.

August 24, 2016
Greene, Howard, 1937- author.
©2016
xii, 563 pages ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Earlier ed.: The hidden ivies : fifty top colleges from Amherst to Williams that rival the Ivy League, 2009.

Writing powerful persuasive pieces

August 19, 2016
Loewen, Nancy, 1964- author.
Minneapolis : Lerner Publications, [2016]
56 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.

Peterson's how to get money for college.

August 18, 2016
Lawrenceville, NJ : Peterson's, c2009-
v. ; 28 cm.
"Financing your future beyond federal aid."

What your third grader needs to know : fundamentals of a good third-grade education

August 16, 2016
Hirsch, E.D. Jr.
New York : Bantam, 2015.
xxxv, 489 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Language and literature. Literature -- poetry -- stories -- mythology ; Learning about literature -- Biography -- Familiar sayings and phrases; Learning about language -- History and Geography. World history and geography -- Look at the legend -- Great rivers of the world -- Ancient Rome -- The Vikings ; American History and Geography -- Crossing the land bridge -- The Inuits -- The Mound Builders -- Cliff dwellers : the Anasazi -- The Pueblo people -- The Apaches and the Navajoes -- Eastern Woodland Peoples -- A day with Little Thunder -- Early Explorers in North America -- English colonies in North America ; Visual Arts -- Music. Elements of Musics -- Composers and their music -- Some songs for Third Graders -- Mathematics -- Multiplication -- Division -- Numbers ; Working with numbers -- Addition and subtraction -- Sums and differences of four-digit numbers -- Time, money, and graphs -- geometry -- measurement -- Multiplication -- Division -- Roman Numerals -- Fractions -- Science. Classifying animals -- Vertebrates and invertebrates ; The Human body -- The skeletal and muscular systems -- The human body : the brain and nervous system ; Light and vision ; Sound and hearing ; Astronomy -- Our solar system -- Constellations -- Space shuttle -- Nicolaus Copernicus -- Women on the final frontier ; Ecology. Living things depend on one another -- Pollution -- John Muir.
"A revised and updated edition of the bestselling definitive Core Knowledge guide for parents and teachers of third grade-age children, featuring all new full-color photographs and illustrations and revised material"-- Provided by publisher.

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