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  1. Linking Theory to Practice – Case Studies for Working with College Students

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Frances K. Stage, Steven M. Hubbard

    Framed by an overview of theories that guide student affairs practice, the cases in this book present a challenging array of problems that student affairs and higher education personnel face, such as racial diversity, alcohol abuse, and student activism. The revised edition has thirty new cases,...

    Published March 5th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Art Teaching

    Elementary through Middle School

    By George Szekely, Julie Alsip Bucknam

    Art Teaching speaks to a new generation of art teachers in a changing society and fresh art world. Comprehensive and up-to-date, it presents fundamental theories, principles, creative approaches, and resources for art teaching in elementary through middle-school. Key sections focus on how children...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Theoretical Foundations of Learning Environments

    2nd Edition

    Edited by David Jonassen, Susan Land

    Theoretical Foundations of Learning Environments provides students, faculty, and instructional designers with a clear, concise introduction to the major pedagogical and psychological theories and their implications for the design of new learning environments for schools, universities, or...

    Published January 20th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Foundations of Educational Technology

    Integrative Approaches and Interdisciplinary Perspectives

    By J. Michael Spector

    Series: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Educational Technology

    An ideal textbook for masters, doctoral, or educational specialist certificate programs, Foundations of Educational Technology offers a fresh, project-centered approach to the subject, helping students build an extensive electronic portfolio as they navigate the text. The book addresses fundamental...

    Published November 10th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Teaching Science to Every Child

    Using Culture as a Starting Point, 2nd Edition

    By John Settlage, Sherry Southerland

    Providing timely and practical guidance about teaching science to all students, this text gives particular emphasis to making science accessible to populations who are typically pushed to the fringe – especially students of color and English language learners. Central to this text is the idea that...

    Published October 18th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Visible Learning for Teachers

    Maximizing Impact on Learning

    By John Hattie

    In November 2008, John Hattie’s ground-breaking book Visible Learning synthesised the results of more than fifteen years research involving millions of students and represented the biggest ever collection of evidence-based research into what actually works in schools to improve learning....

    Published December 12th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Teaching Fractions and Ratios for Understanding

    Essential Content Knowledge and Instructional Strategies for Teachers, 3rd Edition

    By Susan J. Lamon

    For over a decade, Teaching Fractions and Ratios for Understanding has pushed readers beyond the limits of their current understanding of fractions and rational numbers, challenging them to refine and explain their thinking without falling back on rules and procedures they have relied on...

    Published October 18th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Teaching to Exceed the English Language Arts Common Core State Standards

    A Literacy Practices Approach for 6-12 Classrooms

    By Richard Beach, Amanda Haertling Thein, Allen Webb

    As the new English Language Arts Common Core State Standards take hold across the United States, the need grows for pre-service and in-service teachers to be ready to develop curriculum and instruction that addresses their requirements. This timely, thoughtful, and comprehensive text directly meets...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

  9. What Is Curriculum Theory?

    2nd Edition

    By William F. Pinar

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    This primer for teachers (prospective and practicing) asks readers to question the historical present and their relation to it, and in so doing, to construct their own understandings of what it means to teach, to study, to become "educated" in the present moment. Curriculum theory is the scholarly...

    Published August 2nd 2011 by Routledge