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Finding Your Leadership Focus: What Matters Most for Student Results 

Title: Finding Your Leadership Focus: What Matters Most for Student Results Author: Reeves, Douglas B. Publisher: Teachers College Press. New York, NY. 2011 Call No.: LB2806 .R366 2011 From the Publisher: In his new book, author and international keynoter Douglas Reeves addresses a major challenge faced by today’s school leaders: an ever-growing load of programs …

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Transforming Qualitative Information: Thematic Analysis and Code Development 

Title: Transforming Qualitative Information: Thematic Analysis and Code Development Author: Boyatzis, Richard E. Publisher: Sage Publications. Thousand Oaks, CA. 1998 Call No.: H62 .B628 1998 From the Publisher: Thematic analysis, a process for encoding qualitative information can be thought of as a bridge between the language of qualitative research and the language of quantitative research. …

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Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive 

Title: Parenting from the Inside Out: How a Deeper Self-Understanding Can Help You Raise Children Who Thrive Authors: Siegel, Daniel J. and Mary Hartzell Publisher: J.P. Tarcher/Putnam. New York. 2003 Call No.: HQ755.8 .S53 2003 From the Publisher: How many parents have found themselves thinking: I can't believe I just said to my child the …

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A Guide to Co-Teaching: Practical Tips for Facilitating Student Learning 

Title: A Guide to Co-Teaching: Practical Tips for Facilitating Student Learning Authors: Villa, Richard A.,  Jacqueline S. Thousand, Ann I. Nevin Publisher: Corwin Press. CA. 2010. Call No.: LB1029.T4 V55 2008 From the Publisher: Learn how to plan and teach collaboratively to improve student learning! Written by experts in the field, this second edition of …

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The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Corporatization, the Assault on Academic Freedom, and the End of the American University 

Title: The Lost Soul of Higher Education: Corporatization, the Assault on Academic Freedom, and the End of the American University Author: Schrecker, Ellen Publisher: Perseus Distribution. New York, NY. 2010 Call No.: LC72.2 .S36 2010 From the Publisher: Schrecker, the leading historian of the McCarthy-era witch hunts, examines both the key fronts in the present …

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Leading from the Inside Out: Expanded Roles for Teachers in Equitable Schools 

Title: Leading from the Inside Out: Expanded Roles for Teachers in Equitable Schools Authors: Grub, W. Norton and Lynda Tredway Publisher: Paradigm Publishers. Bouler, Co. 2010 Call No.: LB2806.45 .G78 2010 From the Publisher: This book proposes that the collective responsibility of teachers as classroom and school leaders working together to solve their own problems …

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Greed and Grievance: Economic Agendas in Civil Wars 

Title: Greed & Grievance: Economic Agendas in Civil Wars Editors: Berdal, Mats and David M. Malone Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers. 2000 Call No.: HB195 .G72 2000 From the Publisher: Current scholarship on civil wars and transitions from war to peace has made significant progress in understanding the political dimensions of internal conflict. However, the economic …

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Response to intervention : curricular implications and interventions 

Title: Response to intervention : curricular implications and interventions Author: Hoover, John J. Publisher: Pearson Call No.: LC4705 .H67 2011 About the Author: John J. Hoover is a former K-12 special education teacher for students with learning disabilities and emotional/behavior disorders in several states in the Midwest, West, and Southwest. Publications include his forthcoming book, …

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Reframing the Path to School Leadership : A Guide for Teachers and Principals 

Title: Reframing the Path to School Leadership : A Guide for Teachers and Principals Authors: Bolman, Lee G. and Deal, Terrence E. Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin, c2010. Call No.: LB2805 .B58 2010 About the Authors: Lee Bolman is an author, scholar, consultant and speaker who currently holds the Marion Bloch Missouri Chair in …

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Bringing Literacy Home 

Title:  Bringing Literacy Home Authors:  Dunnsmore, Kailonnie and Fisher, Douglas, Eds. Publisher:  International Reading Association Call No.:  LC151 .B74 2010 From the Publisher: True family literacy is not just a matter of establishing parent–child book nights—it’s also about recognizing and validating the important ways teachers, families, and community members learn from one another. Family literacy …

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TIPS: The Child Voice 

Title: TIPS: The Child Voice Author: Runfola, Maria and Rutkowski, Joanne, Eds. Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Education Call No.: MT930 .C4 2010 From the Publisher: This second edition of TIPS: The Child Voice was prepared in response to demand for an updated and expanded version of the highly successful 1997 edition. This edition takes into …

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Art and Creativity in Reggio Emilia: Exploring the Role and Potential of Ateliers in Early Childhood Education 

Title: Art and creativity in Reggio Emilia : exploring the role and potential of ateliers in early childhood education Author: Vea Vecchi Publisher: Routledge Call No.: LB1139.5.A78 V43 2010 From the Publisher:This book explores the contribution of and art and creativity to early education, and examines the role of the atelier (an arts workshop in …

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It Is Well with My Soul 

Title: It is well with my soul : the extraordinary life of a 106-year-old woman Author: Ella Mae Cheeks Johnson with Patricia Mulcahy Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, c2010 Check It Out: E185.97.J67 A3 2010 From the Publisher: On January 20, 2009, Ella Mae Cheeks Johnson woke up “before dawn and put on …

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Deweyan Inquiry 

Title: Deweyan Inquiry: From Education Theory to Practice Author: James Scott Johnston Publisher: Albany, NY : SUNY Press, c2009. Check It Out:  LB875.D5 J64 2009 From the Publisher: Deweyan Inquiry brings John Dewey’s theory of inquiry together with educational theory and practice. James Scott Johnston uses Dewey’s late masterpiece Logic: The Theory of Inquiry …

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Whitewashing War Historical Myth, Corporate, and Possibilities for Democratic Education 

Title: Whitewashing War  Historical Myth, Corporate Textbooks, and Possibilities for Democratic Education Author: Christopher R. Leahey ; foreword by E. Wayne Ross Publisher: New York : Teachers College, Columbia University, c2010 Check It Out: DS557.74 .L43 2010 From the Publisher: Whitewashing War explores perhaps the most critical issue social studies educators presently face: How do …

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Big Ideas for Little Kids 

Title: Big ideas for little kids: teaching philosophy through children's literature Author: Thomas E. Wartenberg Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2009 Check It Out: B52 .W378 2009 From the Publisher: Written in a clear and accessible style, this book explains why it is important to allow young children access to philosophy during …

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The Art of Not Being Governed 

Title: The art of not being governed : an anarchist history of upland Southeast Asia Author: By James C. Scott Publishing: Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, c2009 Check It Out:  DS523.3 .S36 2009 From the Publisher: For two thousand years the disparate groups that now reside in Zomia (a mountainous region the …

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Debating Moral Education 

Debating moral education: rethinking the role of the modern university Editors: Elizabeth Kiss and J. Peter Euben Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 2010. Check it Out: LC311 .D43 2010 From the Publisher: After decades of marginalization in the secularized twentieth-century academy, moral education has enjoyed a recent resurgence in American higher education, with the …

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How Does it Feel to be a Problem? 

How does it feel to be a problem?: being young and Arab in America Author: Moustafa Bayoumi Publisher: New York : Penguin Press, 2008 Check It Out:  E184.A65 B35 2008 From the Publisher: Just over a century ago, W.E.B. Du Bois posed a provocative question in his classic The Souls of Black Folk: “How …

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The Idea of Justice 

The Idea of Justice Author: Amartya Sen Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009 Check It Out: JC578 .S424 2009 From the Publisher: Social justice: an ideal, forever beyond our grasp; or one of many practical possibilities? More than a matter of intellectual discourse, the idea of justice plays a real …

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