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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 changeOur current system of higher education dates to the ...
Number of pages: 336 | Publication Date: 2017-09-05 | ISBN-13: 9780465079728

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 End of EducationThe End of Education
Neil Postman
Postman suggests that the current crisis in our educational system derives from its failure to supply students with a translucent, unifying "narrative" like those that inspired earlier generations. Instead, today's schools promote the false "gods" of economic utility, consumerism, or ethnic separatism and resentment. What alternative strategies can ...
Number of pages: 209 | Publication Date: 1996-10-29 | ISBN-13: 9780679750314

Moving the RockMoving the Rock
Grant Lichtman
Advance Praise for Moving the Rock "The future comes at us fast -- which means school reformers don't have time to wait. They need real tools in real time.  That's why Moving the Rock is so important. Grant Lichtman has guidance for anyone -- teachers, parents, administrators, government officials -- intent on helping young people succeed not ' ...
Number of pages: 208 | Publication Date: 2017-09-05 | ISBN-13: 9781119404415

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

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

The Education of Little TreeThe Education of Little Tree
Forrest Carter
The Education of Little Tree tells of a boy orphaned very young, who is adopted by his Cherokee grandmother and half-Cherokee grandfather in the Appalachian mountains of Tennessee during the Great Depression.“Little Tree” as his grandparents call him is shown how to hunt and survive in the mountains, to respect nature in the Cherokee Way, takin ...
Number of pages: 216 | Publication Date: 2001-08-31 | ISBN-13: 9780826328090

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: 2018-01-16 | ISBN-13: 9780691174655

An Incomplete EducationAn Incomplete Education
by Judy Jones, William Wilson
When it was originally published in 1987, An Incomplete Education became a surprise bestseller. Now this instant classic has been completely updated, outfitted with a whole new arsenal of indispensable knowledge on global affairs, popular culture, economic trends, scientific principles, and modern arts. Here’s your chance to brush up on all those ...
Number of pages: 720 | Publication Date: 2006-04-25 | ISBN-13: 9780345468901

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