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Teacher education matters: A study of middle school mathematics teacher preparation in six countries 

Title: Teacher education matters: A study of middle school mathematics teacher preparation in six countries Editors: William H. Schmidt, Sigrid Blömeke, Maria Teresa Tatto, et al. Publisher: Teachers College Press Call Number: QA10.5 .S36 2011 From the Publisher: Based on a major international teacher education research project—the Mathematics Teaching in the 21st Century Study (MT21)—this …

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Collaborative search and communities of interest: Trends in knowledge sharing and assessment 

Title: Collaborative search and communities of interest: Trends in knowledge sharing and assessment Editor: Pascal Franq Publisher: Information Science Reference Call Number: ZA3075 .C665 2011 From the Publisher: Since the dawn of the 21st Century the invention of Web 2.0 has enabled people from all backgrounds to contribute content on the Internet. In doing so, …

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Handbook of infant mental health 

Title: Handbook of infant mental health Editor: Charles H. Zeanah, Jr. Publisher: Guilford Call Number: RJ502.5 .H36 2005 From the Publisher: Widely regarded as the standard reference in the field, this state-of-the-art handbook offers a comprehensive analysis of developmental, clinical, and social aspects of mental health from birth to the preschool years. Leading authorities explore …

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Debates in religious education 

Title: Debates in religious education Editor: Phillip Barnes Publisher: Routledge Call Number: BV1471.3 .D43 2011 From the Publisher: "What are the key debates in Religious Education teaching today? Debates in Religious Education explores the major issues all RE teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. It encourages critical reflection and aims to stimulate both novice …

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Intersections of multiple identities: A casebook of evidence-based practices with diverse populations 

Title: Intersections of multiple identities: A casebook of evidence-based practices with diverse populations Editors: Miguel E. Gallardo & Brian W. McNeill Publisher: Brunner-Routledge Call Number: RC455.4.E8 I72 2009 From the Publisher: Over the past two decades, there has been an increase in the need to prepare and train mental health personnel in working with diverse …

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Teaching Second Language Reading 

Title: Teaching Second Language Reading Author: Thom Hudson Publisher: Oxford University Press, 2007 Call Number: P53.75 .H83 2007 From the Publisher: This book examines a variety of approaches from classrooms and research that are used for teaching reading, and explores teaching methods focused on strategies. About the Author: Thom Hudson, Professor of Second Language Studies …

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Prince Valiant: Vol. 1 1937-1938 

Title: Prince Valiant: Vol. 1 1937-1938 Author: Hal Foster Publisher: Fantagraphics, 2009 Call Number: PN6728.P7 F64 2009g From the Publisher: The most gorgeous adventure comic strip of all time, the on-going Prince Valiant Sunday-only comic strip ran for 35 years under its creator, Hal Foster. Foster limned epic swordfights and some of the most beautiful …

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Academically adrift: Limited learning on college campuses 

Title: Academically adrift: Limited learning on college campuses Authors: Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa Publisher: University of Chicago Press Call Number: LA227.4 .A78 2011 From the Publisher: "Almost everyone strives to go , but almost no one asks the fundamental question posed by Academically Adrift: are undergraduates really learning anything once they get there? For …

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More than Cool Reason 

Title: More than Cool Reason: A Field Guide to Poetic Metaphor Authors: George Lakoff and Mark Turner Publisher: University of Chicago Press, 1989 Call Number: PN228 .M4 L27 1989 From the Publisher: "The authors restore metaphor to our lives by showing us that it's never gone away. We've merely been taught to talk as if …

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On Narrative Inquiry 

Title: On Narrative Inquiry : Approaches to Language and Literacy Research / David Schaafsma and Ruth Vinz   with contributions from Sara Brock, Randi Dickson, and Nick Sousanis Authors: David Schaafsma and Ruth Vinz Publisher:  Teachers College Press Call number: LB1576 .S3163 2011 From the Publisher: Can stories about students and classrooms be the basis for …

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Sloterdijk 

For those interested in design education, I suggest checking out Peter Sloterdijk's newly published English version of Bubbles Spheres Volume I: Microspherology translated by Weland Hoban and published by MIT Press. This publication is part of a three-book volume (the other two volumes have not yet been published in English). Although it is not currently …

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Practicing what we teach: How culturally responsive literacy classrooms make a difference 

Title: Practicing what we teach: How culturally responsive literacy classrooms make a difference Editors: Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt and Althier M. Lazar Publisher: Teachers College Press Call Number: LB1715 .P674 2011 From the Publisher: "This readable book features K–12 teachers and teacher educators who report their experiences of culturally responsive literacy teaching in primarily high …

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Free Culture 

Title: Free Culture: How big media uses technology and the law to lock down culture and control creativity Author: Lawrence Lessig Publisher: Penguin Press, 2004 Call Number: KF2979 .L47 2004 From the Publisher: Lawrence Lessig, “the most important thinker on intellectual property in the Internet era” (The New Yorker), masterfully argues that never before in …

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The psychology of physical activity 

Title: The psychology of physical activity Author: Albert V. Carron, Heather A. Hausenblas, Paul A. Estabrooks Publisher: McGraw Hill Call Number: RA781 C37 2003 From the Publisher: This is a ground-breaking and comprehensive text devoted solely to the discussion of exercise psychology. Exploring all areas of personal motivation, the benefits of exercise, and the theories, …

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An Introduction to Contact Linguistics 

Title: An Introduction to Contact Linguistics Author: Donald Winford Publisher:  Wiley-Blackwell Call number: P130.5 .W56 2003 From the Publisher: This book is a comprehensive introduction to the study of language contact and its outcomes, as well as the social and linguistic factors involved. Provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of contact linguistics. Examines a …

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Natural Learning For A Connected World: Education, Technology, And The Human Brain 

Title: Natural Learning For A Connected World: Education, Technology, And The Human Brain Author: Renate N. Caine and Geoffrey Caine Publisher: Teachers College Press (April 1, 2011) Call Number: LB1060 .C334 2011 From The Publisher: Were I younger and more vigorous, I would go on the road again just to promote this book. . . . presents an …

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Muhammad: A very short introduction 

Title: Muhammad: A very short introduction Author: Jonathan A. C. Brown Publisher: Oxford University Press Call Number: BP75 .B76 2011 From the Publisher: "As the founder of Islam, a religion with over one billion followers, Muhammad is beyond all doubt one of the most influential figures in world history. But learning about his life and …

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C.S. Lewis: A Philosophy of Education 

Title: C.S. Lewis: A Philosophy of Education Authors: Steven R. Loomis and Jacob P. Rodriguez Publisher: Macmillan, 2009 Call Number: LB14.7 .L67 2009 From the Publisher: In this book about the philosophy of education, Loomis and Rodriguez carefully examine the first principles of theoretic and practical reason necessary for human development and flourishing. Collaborating with …

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How To Talk With Families About Genetics and Psychiatric Illness 

Title: How to talk with families about genetics and psychiatric illness Authors: Holly Peay & Jehannine Austin Publisher:  W. W. Norton Call number: RC455.4.G4 P43 2011 From the Publisher: Addressing clients' questions and concerns about the role of genetics in mental illness. As we learn more about how our biology and genes can play into …

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Slam school : learning through conflict in the hip-hop and spoken word classroom 

Title: Slam school : learning through conflict in the hip-hop and spoken word classroom Author: Bronwen E. Low Publisher: Stanford University Press Call Number: LB1631 .L69 2011 From the Publisher: Mainstream rap's seductive blend of sexuality, violence, and bravado hardly seems the stuff of school curricula. And chances are good that the progressive and revolutionary …

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