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The Case against EducationThe Case against Education
Bryan Caplan
Why we need to stop wasting public funds on educationDespite being immensely popular--and immensely lucrative―education is grossly overrated. In this explosive book, Bryan Caplan argues that the primary function of education is not to enhance students' skill but to certify their intelligence, work ethic, and conformity―in other words, to signal ...
Number of pages: 416 | Publication Date: 2018-01-30 | ISBN-13: 9780691174655

Creative SchoolsCreative Schools
by Sir Ken Robinson PhD, Lou Aronica
A revolutionary reappraisal of how to educate our children and young people by Ken Robinson, the New York Times bestselling author of The Element and Finding Your Element. You, Your Child, and School is forthcoming from Viking. Ken Robinson is one of the world’s most influential voices in education, and his 2006 TED Talk on the subject is the mo ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2016-04-19 | ISBN-13: 9780143108061

Whole Brain Teaching for Challenging KidsWhole Brain Teaching for Challenging Kids
Chris Biffle
Join the teaching revolution that's sweeping the U.S. ... and the world! 150,000 registered members of WholeBrainTeaching.com worldwide: 5,000,000 YouTube views: 15,000,000 pages of free ebooks downloaded from WholeBrainTeaching.com, one of the world's largest, free, education websites! If your rambunctious kids are driving you batty, read this bo ...
Number of pages: 292 | Publication Date: 2013-03-04 | ISBN-13: 9780984816712

Culturally Responsive Teaching and The BrainCulturally Responsive Teaching and The Brain
Zaretta L. Hammond
A bold, brain-based teaching approach to culturally responsive instruction To close the achievement gap, diverse classrooms need a proven framework for optimizing student engagement. Culturally responsive instruction has shown promise, but many teachers have struggled with its implementation―until now.   In this book, Zaretta Hammond draws on ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2014-12-01 | ISBN-13: 9781483308012

The Mis-Education of the NegroThe Mis-Education of the Negro
Carter Godwin Woodson Ph.D.
Carter Godwin Woodson's seminal book exploring the structural and systemic features of American education that cause entrenched and perpetuated social segregation, economic disparity, and class distinctions among people of color and white citizens. Woodson's analysis has remained germane to modern times. ...
Number of pages: 92 | Publication Date: 2017-08-18 | ISBN-13: 9781974633227

Teaching to TransgressTeaching to Transgress
bell hooks
"After reading Teaching to Transgress I am once again struck by bell hooks's never-ending, unquiet intellectual energy, an energy that makes her radical and loving." -- Paulo Freire In Teaching to Transgress,bell hooks--writer, teacher, and insurgent black intellectual--writes about a new kind of education, education as the practice of freedom.  T ...
Number of pages: 216 | Publication Date: 1994-09-14 | ISBN-13: 9780415908085

For White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all TooFor White Folks Who Teach in the Hood... and the Rest of Y'all Too
Christopher Emdin
A New York Times Best SellerMerging real stories with theory, research, and practice, a prominent scholar offers a new approach to teaching and learning for every stakeholder in urban education.Drawing on his own experience of feeling undervalued and invisible in classrooms as a young man of color and merging his experiences with more than a decade ...
Number of pages: 232 | Publication Date: 2017-01-03 | ISBN-13: 9780807028025

Experience And EducationExperience And Education
John Dewey
Experience and Education is the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey, the man acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century. Written more than two decades after Democracy and Education (Dewey's most comprehensive statement of his position in educational philosophy), this book demonstrat ...
Number of pages: 96 | Publication Date: 1997-07-01 | ISBN-13: 9780684838281

In Defense of a Liberal EducationIn Defense of a Liberal Education
Fareed Zakaria
CNN host and best-selling author Fareed Zakaria argues for a renewed commitment to the world’s most valuable educational tradition.The liberal arts are under attack. The governors of Florida, Texas, and North Carolina have all pledged that they will not spend taxpayer money subsidizing the liberal arts, and they seem to have an unlikely ally in P ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2016-03-28 | ISBN-13: 9780393352344

Demographics and the Demand for Higher EducationDemographics and the Demand for Higher Education
Nathan D. Grawe
Higher education faces a looming demographic storm. Decades-long patterns in fertility, migration, and immigration persistently nudge the country toward the Hispanic Southwest. As a result, the Northeast and Midwest―traditional higher education strongholds―expect to lose 5 percent of their college-aged populations between now and the mid-2020s. ...
Number of pages: 192 | Publication Date: 2017-11-15 | ISBN-13: 9781421424132

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