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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

The New EducationThe New Education
Cathy N. Davidson
"The most important book I have read in many years."-Tony Wagner, Harvard University i-lab Expert in Residence, author of Creating Innovators A leading educational thinker argues that the American university is stuck in the past--and shows how we can revolutionize it for our era of constant change Our current system of higher education dates to t ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2017-09-05 | ISBN-13: 9780465079728

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

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

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

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

EducationEducation
Israel Wayne
Since the beginning of the 20th century, the vast majority of Christians have embraced the idea that it is a proper role and function of the civil government to control and guide the education of children. Most Christians believe God doesn't care, one way or the other, how our children are schooled or what methods are employed. This book will use S ...
Number of pages: 240 | Publication Date: 2017-04-11 | ISBN-13: 9781683440345

Reaching and Teaching Students in PovertyReaching and Teaching Students in Poverty
Paul C. Gorski
The author draws from decades of research to deconstruct popular myths, misconceptions, and educational practices that undercut the achievement of low-income students. Gorski carefully describes the challenges that students in poverty face and the resiliencies they and their families draw upon. Most importantly, this book provides specific, evidenc ...
Number of pages: 216 | Publication Date: 2013-09-14 | ISBN-13: 9780807754573

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

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