New Arrivals · Education

August 25, 2015
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

The morning meeting book

August 24, 2015
Kriete, Roxann.
Turner Falls, Massachusetts : Northeast Foundtion for Children, 2014.
vii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
"It mattered that I came" : an introduction -- Morning meeting : an overview -- Greeting : a friendly and respectful salute -- Sharing : the art and skill of conversation -- Group activity : building whole-class identity -- Morning message : a letter to the class -- The power of morning meeting : conclusion.
Promote a climate of trust, academic growth, and positive behavior by launching each school day with a whole class gathering. This comprehensive, user-friendly book shows you how to hold Responsive Classroom Morning Meetings, a powerful teaching tool used by hundreds of thousands of teachers in K-8 schools. In the new 3rd edition of this essential text, you'll find: step-by-step, practical guidelines for planning and holding Responsive Classroom Morning Meetings in K-8 classrooms; descriptions of Morning Meeting in action in real classrooms; 100 ideas for greetings, sharing, activities, and messages: some tried-and-true and some new updated information on sharing; guidance on adapting meeting components for different ages and abilities, including upper grades and English Language Learners; and explanations of how Morning Meeting supports mastery of Common Core State Standards, 21st century skills, and core competencies enumerated by the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL). -- Provided by publisher.

Peterson's 2 year colleges.

August 18, 2015
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's,
v. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.

Faith ed : teaching about religion in an age of intolerance

August 14, 2015
Wertheimer, Linda.
Boston : Beacon Press, [2015]
xi, 211 pages ; 24 cm
Burkagate -- Did a field trip put students in lion's den? -- Whose truth should they hear? -- How young is too young? -- The church lady -- Carefully taught -- Raising religiously literate Americans.

Most likely to succeed : preparing our kids for the innovation era

August 14, 2015
Wagner, Tony, author.
New York, NY : Scribner, 2015.
vii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
"From two leading experts in education and entrepreneurship, an urgent call for the radical re-imagining of American education so that we better equip students for the realities of the twenty-first century economy. Today more than ever, we prize academic achievement, pressuring our children to get into the "right" colleges, have the highest GPAs, and pursue advanced degrees. But while students may graduate with credentials, by and large they lack the competencies needed to be thoughtful, engaged citizens and to get good jobs in our rapidly evolving economy. Our school system was engineered a century ago to produce a work force for a world that no longer exists. Alarmingly, our methods of schooling crush the creativity and initiative young people need to thrive in the twenty-first century. In Most Likely to Succeed, bestselling author and education expert Tony Wagner and venture capitalist Ted Dintersmith call for a complete overhaul of the function and focus of American schools, sharing insights and stories from the front lines, including profiles of successful students, teachers, parents, and business leaders. Most Likely to Succeed presents a new vision of American education, one that puts wonder, creativity, and initiative at the very heart of the learning process and prepares students for today's economy. This book offers parents and educators a crucial guide to getting the best for their children and a roadmap for policymakers and opinion leaders"-- Provided by publisher.

For the right to learn : Malala Yousafzai's story

August 14, 2015
Langston-George, Rebecca, author.
North Mankato, MN : Capstone Press Inc, 2016.

History of the schools in Tuscarawas County, Ohio

August 12, 2015
Mizer, Lloyd E., 1914-
[Ohio] : The Chapter, c1993.
vii, 778 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Includes index.

Peterson's how to get money for college.

August 10, 2015
Lawrenceville, NJ : Peterson's, c2009-
v. ; 28 cm.
"Financing your future beyond federal aid."

America's best colleges for B students.

August 7, 2015
Los Altos, CA : SuperCollege, c2005-
v. ; 25-27 cm.
Vol. for 2005-<2015> by Tamra B. Orr.
"A college guide for student's without straight A's."

Beyond bedtime stories : a parent's guide to promoting reading writing, and other literacy skills from birth to 5

August 7, 2015
Bennett-Armistead, V. Susan.
©2013
224 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm

CLEP : official study guide.

August 3, 2015
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.

Acing the ACT : an elite tutor's guide to tricky questions and secret little strategies that make a big difference

August 3, 2015
King, Elizabeth (Sara Elizabeth)
Berkeley : Ten Speed Press, [2015]
vii, 136 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm

Red Leaf quick guide : disaster planning and preparedness in early childhood and school-age care settings

August 3, 2015
Hendricks, Charlotte Mitchell, 1957-
St, Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, [2015]
vi, 88 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
"All adults who are responsible for the care of children should be prepared for disasters. This guide provides caregivers, educators, and program staff with preparation tips and step-by-step responses to disaster situations that are based on national standards and best practices to keep children safe"-- Provided by publisher.

The naked roommate : and 107 other issues you might run into in college

August 3, 2015
Cohen, Harlan, 1973-
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2015]
vi, 541 pages ; 18 cm
"Expert and student advice about: roommates, relationships, classes, friends, finances, dorm life, sex, no sex, alcohol, Greek life, laundry, and everything that really matters in college..."--Cover.
Book orientation: the stuff before the tips -- Arriving on campus: so real you can smell it, touch it, taste it -- Residence halls: living, eating, and bathing with hundreds of strangers -- Roommates: good ones, bad ones, and everything in between -- Finding friends: your social or antisocial college life -- Getting involved on campus: an all-you-can-do buffet -- Greek life: behind the doors, windows, and walls of fraternity and sorority life -- Life inside the classroom: assuming you wake up and go to class -- Dating and relationships: your higher education in lust, love, and loss -- Sex: having it, not having it, hearing other people having it -- Drinking on campus: tapping the keg of truth -- Drugs on campus: the smoking, snorting and pill-popping truth -- Money, laundry, and cheap eats: assuming you have enough money to eat and do laundry -- Things not mentioned in the college brochure: what they don't tell you -- College: a higher education: it's almost time to say good-bye.

Mission High : one school, how experts tried to fail it, and the students and teachers who made it triumph

July 31, 2015
Rizga, Kristina.
New York : Nation Books, 2015.
xix, 295 pages ; 22 cm
"It's easier for a journalist to embed with the Army than to go behind the scenes at an American public school. Kristina Rizga spent an unprecedented four years reporting from the classrooms and hallways of Mission High School in San Francisco. The result is Mission High, a first hand report from inside a "low-performing" school whose students are, in fact, thriving. Rizga expected noisy classrooms, hallway fights, and disgruntled staff. Instead, she found a welcoming place; satisfied students, teachers and parents; plummeting dropout rates; and a diverse student body with an 88% college acceptance rate. By closely following the individual lives of students and teachers, Rizga illustrates the invisible structures, essential ingredients, and specialized skills that drive genuine academic achievement. Mission High shows how the alternative, hyper-local and progressive approach of Mission High School works. In providing context for the success of Mission High, Rizga explores the most contentious issues surrounding education in America. She argues that attentive, conceptually driven teaching can lead to learning regardless of socio-economic background, and that mixing high-achieving students and underachieving students benefits both groups. She shows how the focus on standardized test scores can't fix America's education system, because the most important data lives at the individual classroom level-where positive outcomes depend on the cooperation between students and teachers. In tracking Mission High's students through college, Rizga provides a model for the future of education in America and shows how we all benefit from the kind of engaged learners, innovators, independent thinkers, and compassionate citizens that can emerge from the public school system. "-- Provided by publisher.

I'll miss you too : the off-to-college guide for parents and students

July 30, 2015
Woodacre, Margo E. Bane.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2015]
xiv, 202 pages ; 18 cm

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

July 28, 2015
Arp, Chris, author.
©2015
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.

Recapitulations

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.
"05-M-17081."

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

July 20, 2015
Rief, Sandra F., author.
©2015
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.

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