New Arrivals · Education

August 25, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.


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.
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.

The well-trained mind : a guide to classical education at home

August 16, 2016
Bauer, Susan Wise, author.
New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2016]
xxvii, 816 pages ; 25 cm


August 10, 2016
Wyoming High School.
[Wyoming, Ohio : Wyoming High School]
v. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

How to graduate debt free : the best strategies to pay for college #notgoingbroke

August 9, 2016
Ellis, Kristina, author.
Franklin, Tennessee : Worthy Publishing, [2016]
x, 209 pages ; 21 cm
#NotGoingBroke -- A winning money mindset: setting the foundation -- Saving for college: preparing the way -- Pre-college actions: cutting costs before you enroll -- Financial aid: dollars & sense -- Scholarships: free money for college -- Pay as you go: working your way through -- Navigating debt: a dangerous road -- Make college worth it: schools & majors that pay off -- Budget and save: making your money stretch -- Conclusion: freedom.
"Seventy percent of college students graduate with an average of nearly $30,000 in debt--more than many college graduates make in their first year out of school. Motivated, intentional planning can make thousands of dollars of difference when it comes to paying for college. This book will equip students and parents with the know-how to confidently navigate financial planning at this important season, enabling students to graduate with a great financial foundation to accompany their hard-earned degree."-- Provided by publisher.

1-2-3 magic in the classroom : effective discipline for pre-K through grade 8

August 8, 2016
Phelan, Thomas W., 1943- author.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, Inc., 2016.
xviii, 263 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

Projections of educational statistics to ...

August 4, 2016
Washington : U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Office of Educational Research and Improvement : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., <1996-2016>
v. : ill. ; 26-28 cm.
Vols. <25th ed. (2006)-42nd ed. (2023)> include projections of statistics for elementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education to the year <2006-2023>.

CLEP : official study guide.

August 4, 2016
New York, NY : College Board,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Vol. for 2002-2004 also includes the CLEP Sampler on computer disc.
"Prepared and produced by Educational Testing Service (ETS) which develops and administers the tests of the College-Level Examination Program for the College Board"--T.p. verso.

Math circles for elementary school students

July 26, 2016
Rozhkovskaya, Natasha.
Berkeley, California : MSRI Mathematical Sciences Research Institute ; Providence. Rhode Island : American Mathematical Society, [2014]
xvi, 166 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
"Originally published in Russian by Izdatelstvo Tamara Rozhkovskaya, under the title Matematicheskie Seminary dlia Mladsheklassnikov. Berkley--2009, c2011."
Machine generated contents note: Introduction: Berkeley 2009 -- Drawing links and knots -- At the lesson -- Mysterious pictures -- Secret code -- At the lesson -- Answers -- Two logic problems -- About fractals and the powers of numbers -- Sierpinski triangle -- Fractal snowflake -- At the lesson -- Answers -- Squares and squares of numbers -- Cubes and cubes of numbers -- Homonyms and definitions in mathematics -- Random Maze -- At the lesson -- Answers -- Pascal's triangle -- Divisibility criterion by 3 -- Problems with matchsticks -- Difficult situation -- At the lesson -- Answers -- Weekend -- About sausages -- Flower pots -- Magic triangle -- An experiment with a triangle (The sum of angles in a triangle is 180°) -- An experiment with a quadrilateral (The sum of angles in a convex quadrilateral is equal to 360°) -- At the lesson -- Answers -- The game "Points on a circle" -- Three puzzles -- At the lesson -- Answers -- Two short problems -- Mysterious pictures.

College essay essentials : a step-by-step guide to writing a successful college admission essay

July 26, 2016
Sawyer, Ethan.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, Inc., [2016]
xvii, 237 pages ; 21 cm
Includes index.

Lost and found : helping behaviorally challenging students (and, while you're at it, all the others)

July 25, 2016
Greene, Ross W., author.
xvii, 203 pages ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
The discipline systems used in most K-12 schools are obsolete, and aren't working for the kids to whom they're most often applied: those with behavioral challenges. Lost & Found provides a roadmap to a different paradigm, helping educators radically transform the way they go about helping their most challenging students.

Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes.

July 22, 2016
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 College Board scholarship handbook.

July 22, 2016
New York : College Entrance Examination Board,
v. ; 28 cm.
Years for <2002-2017> also called <5th-20th> eds.
"Scholarships, grants, internships, and loans for undergraduate and graduate students" (varies).

The complete book of colleges.

July 22, 2016
New York, N.Y. : Random House,
v. ; 28 cm.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.
"By the staff of the Princeton Review"--Cover.

Common-sense classroom management : techniques for working with students with significant disabilities

July 22, 2016
Lindberg, Jill A., author.
© 2009
xi, 129 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Getting ready -- Organizing the students and their learning environment -- General planning : curriculum and methods of instruction -- Academic planning -- Functional planning -- Using assistive technology as a learning support -- Understanding behavior -- Working with related service providers and other support staff -- Communication with parents and guardians -- Transition.
In this resource, teachers will find common-sense ideas and strategies to help promote full participation, educational equity, and self-sufficiency for students with significant disabilities. Readers will find charts, graphs, sample forms, web-based resources, and practical techniques to adopt or modify for learners with or without special needs. Topics include: organizing students and the classroom, building academic and functional skills, preparing for transitions, working with support staff, communicating with parents and caregivers, using assistive technology, and creating lesson plans and invidividualized education programs (IEPs). -- Adapted from back cover.

Fiske guide to getting into the right college

July 21, 2016
Fiske, Edward B., author.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2016]
385 pages ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Provides information on each step of the college admissions process, including selecting a college, writing application essays, handling college interviews, and obtaining financial aid.

Cracking the GED test

July 20, 2016
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 ; 2017- by the staff of the Princeton Review.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

67 shots : Kent State and the end of American innocence

July 19, 2016
Means, Howard B., author.
Boston : Da Capo Press, [2016]
vii, 261 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Prologue: May 4, 1970: South Vietnam -- "We have to say 'f -- ' everywhere" -- Burn, baby burn -- Night of the helicopters -- Danse macabre -- Blood like a river -- Once to every man and nation -- "They've shot the pigs!" -- "Oh, my God! They've killed the guardsmen!" -- An unfortunate incident -- Blind justice -- Plan B -- Paradise lost.
"Using recently available oral histories from participants, Howard Means examines the Kent State shooting and the tumultuous era that reverberates still,"--NoveList.

Antioch : an episodic history

July 19, 2016
Sanders, Scott, 1966-
[Yellow Springs, Ohio] : Antiochiana, Antioch University, 2004.
169 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Includes index.
Collection of columns previously published in the Antioch Record, 1996-1999. Some columns also previously published in two books, 1996 and 1997.
The Antioch Nine -- Marion Ross & the great locomotive chase -- Mr. Rockwell's reception -- Camelot -- Horace Mann : a champion of democracy / by Robert Lincoln Straker -- The mighty Mann & his Antioch plan -- Olympia Brown -- The Great Columbia Bubble -- The Probe scandal -- The Red Scare, pt. one -- The Red Scare, pt. two The good (?) old days -- The Antioch power plant -- The real network history -- Ann Cook Whitman -- Eliza Connor : no sob sister -- The (merciful) death of Antioch football -- Horace Mann's house -- The confrontation at Gegner's -- Antioch and the Great Depression -- The trouble with co-education -- Herschel Harshbarger -- The mysterious case of MFJ Sobieski -- The not-so-new summer at Antioch -- Lewis Corey, part one -- Lewis Corey, part two -- New directions -- Day House -- Antioch's amazing mural -- The miracle of 1914 -- Antioch : vanguard of bluegrass music? -- The John Seat raid -- The rocky road to the Antioch endowment -- Antioch and the ASTP.

I wish my teacher knew : how one question can change everything for our kids

July 11, 2016
Schwartz, Kyle, author.
Boston, MA : Da Capo Lifelong Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2016.
ix, 259 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
One day, third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her students to fill the blank in this sentence: zI wish my teacher knew _____.y The results astounded her. Some answers were humorous, others were heartbreaking, but all were profoundly moving and enlightening. The results opened her eyes to the need for educators to understand the unique realities their students face in order to create an open, safe and supportive place in the classroom.

Environmental print for early childhood literacy skills

July 11, 2016
Prior, Jennifer.
Huntington Beach, CA : Shell Education, c2010, c2007.
176 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
"SEP 50634"--Spine.

Integrating environmental print across the curriculum, preK-3 : making literacy instruction meaningful

July 11, 2016
Kirkland, Lynn.
Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2007.
xiv, 145 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
What we know about environmental print and young children -- Language arts activities -- Math activities -- Health and science activities -- Social studies activities -- Creative dramatics, music, and art activities -- Meeting the goals of the national reading panel through environmental print activities.

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