New Arrivals · Education

July 27, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Math circles for elementary school students

July 26, 2016
Rozhkovskaya, Natasha.
Berkeley, California : MSRI Mathematical Sciences Research Institute ; Providence. Rhode Island : American Mathematical Society, [2014]
xvi, 166 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
"Originally published in Russian by Izdatelstvo Tamara Rozhkovskaya, under the title Matematicheskie Seminary dlia Mladsheklassnikov. Berkley--2009, c2011."
Machine generated contents note: Introduction: Berkeley 2009 -- Drawing links and knots -- At the lesson -- Mysterious pictures -- Secret code -- At the lesson -- Answers -- Two logic problems -- About fractals and the powers of numbers -- Sierpinski triangle -- Fractal snowflake -- At the lesson -- Answers -- Squares and squares of numbers -- Cubes and cubes of numbers -- Homonyms and definitions in mathematics -- Random Maze -- At the lesson -- Answers -- Pascal's triangle -- Divisibility criterion by 3 -- Problems with matchsticks -- Difficult situation -- At the lesson -- Answers -- Weekend -- About sausages -- Flower pots -- Magic triangle -- An experiment with a triangle (The sum of angles in a triangle is 180°) -- An experiment with a quadrilateral (The sum of angles in a convex quadrilateral is equal to 360°) -- At the lesson -- Answers -- The game "Points on a circle" -- Three puzzles -- At the lesson -- Answers -- Two short problems -- Mysterious pictures.

College essay essentials : a step-by-step guide to writing a successful college admission essay

July 26, 2016
Sawyer, Ethan.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, Inc., [2016]
xvii, 237 pages ; 21 cm
Includes index.

Lost and found : helping behaviorally challenging students (and, while you're at it, all the others)

July 25, 2016
Greene, Ross W., author.
©2016
xvii, 203 pages ; 24 cm.
Includes index.
The discipline systems used in most K-12 schools are obsolete, and aren't working for the kids to whom they're most often applied: those with behavioral challenges. Lost & Found provides a roadmap to a different paradigm, helping educators radically transform the way they go about helping their most challenging students.

Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes.

July 22, 2016
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's,
v. ; 28 cm.
Vol. for 1997 includes 1 CD-ROM called: Peterson's award search ; vols. for 2000 includes 1 CD-ROM called: Peterson's interactive college resources ; Vols. for 2001-2003 include 1 computer disc titled Scholarships, grants and prizes.
"The complete guide to college funding available from private sources."

The College Board scholarship handbook.

July 22, 2016
New York : College Entrance Examination Board,
v. ; 28 cm.
Years for <2002-2017> also called <5th-20th> eds.
"Scholarships, grants, internships, and loans for undergraduate and graduate students" (varies).

The complete book of colleges.

July 22, 2016
New York, N.Y. : Random House,
v. ; 28 cm.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.
"By the staff of the Princeton Review"--Cover.

Common-sense classroom management : techniques for working with students with significant disabilities

July 22, 2016
Lindberg, Jill A., author.
© 2009
xi, 129 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Getting ready -- Organizing the students and their learning environment -- General planning : curriculum and methods of instruction -- Academic planning -- Functional planning -- Using assistive technology as a learning support -- Understanding behavior -- Working with related service providers and other support staff -- Communication with parents and guardians -- Transition.
In this resource, teachers will find common-sense ideas and strategies to help promote full participation, educational equity, and self-sufficiency for students with significant disabilities. Readers will find charts, graphs, sample forms, web-based resources, and practical techniques to adopt or modify for learners with or without special needs. Topics include: organizing students and the classroom, building academic and functional skills, preparing for transitions, working with support staff, communicating with parents and caregivers, using assistive technology, and creating lesson plans and invidividualized education programs (IEPs). -- Adapted from back cover.

Fiske guide to getting into the right college

July 21, 2016
Fiske, Edward B., author.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2016]
385 pages ; 23 cm
Includes index.
Provides information on each step of the college admissions process, including selecting a college, writing application essays, handling college interviews, and obtaining financial aid.

Cracking the GED test

July 20, 2016
New York, NY : Penguin Random House, [2014]-
volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Volumes for 2015-2016 by Geoff Martz and the staff of the Princeton Review ; 2017- by the staff of the Princeton Review.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

67 shots : Kent State and the end of American innocence

July 19, 2016
Means, Howard B., author.
Boston : Da Capo Press, [2016]
vii, 261 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Prologue: May 4, 1970: South Vietnam -- "We have to say 'f -- ' everywhere" -- Burn, baby burn -- Night of the helicopters -- Danse macabre -- Blood like a river -- Once to every man and nation -- "They've shot the pigs!" -- "Oh, my God! They've killed the guardsmen!" -- An unfortunate incident -- Blind justice -- Plan B -- Paradise lost.
"Using recently available oral histories from participants, Howard Means examines the Kent State shooting and the tumultuous era that reverberates still,"--NoveList.

Antioch : an episodic history

July 19, 2016
Sanders, Scott, 1966-
[Yellow Springs, Ohio] : Antiochiana, Antioch University, 2004.
169 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Includes index.
Collection of columns previously published in the Antioch Record, 1996-1999. Some columns also previously published in two books, 1996 and 1997.
The Antioch Nine -- Marion Ross & the great locomotive chase -- Mr. Rockwell's reception -- Camelot -- Horace Mann : a champion of democracy / by Robert Lincoln Straker -- The mighty Mann & his Antioch plan -- Olympia Brown -- The Great Columbia Bubble -- The Probe scandal -- The Red Scare, pt. one -- The Red Scare, pt. two The good (?) old days -- The Antioch power plant -- The real network history -- Ann Cook Whitman -- Eliza Connor : no sob sister -- The (merciful) death of Antioch football -- Horace Mann's house -- The confrontation at Gegner's -- Antioch and the Great Depression -- The trouble with co-education -- Herschel Harshbarger -- The mysterious case of MFJ Sobieski -- The not-so-new summer at Antioch -- Lewis Corey, part one -- Lewis Corey, part two -- New directions -- Day House -- Antioch's amazing mural -- The miracle of 1914 -- Antioch : vanguard of bluegrass music? -- The John Seat raid -- The rocky road to the Antioch endowment -- Antioch and the ASTP.

I wish my teacher knew : how one question can change everything for our kids

July 11, 2016
Schwartz, Kyle, author.
Boston, MA : Da Capo Lifelong Books, a member of the Perseus Books Group, 2016.
ix, 259 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
One day, third-grade teacher Kyle Schwartz asked her students to fill the blank in this sentence: zI wish my teacher knew _____.y The results astounded her. Some answers were humorous, others were heartbreaking, but all were profoundly moving and enlightening. The results opened her eyes to the need for educators to understand the unique realities their students face in order to create an open, safe and supportive place in the classroom.

Environmental print for early childhood literacy skills

July 11, 2016
Prior, Jennifer.
Huntington Beach, CA : Shell Education, c2010, c2007.
176 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
"SEP 50634"--Spine.

Integrating environmental print across the curriculum, preK-3 : making literacy instruction meaningful

July 11, 2016
Kirkland, Lynn.
Thousand Oaks, CA : Corwin Press, ©2007.
xiv, 145 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
What we know about environmental print and young children -- Language arts activities -- Math activities -- Health and science activities -- Social studies activities -- Creative dramatics, music, and art activities -- Meeting the goals of the national reading panel through environmental print activities.

The College Board college handbook.

July 8, 2016
New York : College Board,
v. ; 29 cm.
Vols. for 2000-2003 include 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) called: College explorer ; 2004 include 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.) called: Real stuff.

The space : a guide for educators

July 8, 2016
Hare, Rebecca Louise, author.
©2016
1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations ; 21 cm
"Space is a beautifully designed book that respects that reading and learning can happen in a visually appealing way. Hare and Dillon walk educators through a series of questions and ideas on how learning spaces can support collaboration, creation, showcasing learning, and a learner&#x2019;s need for quiet. In addition to nudging thinking forward, Space provides practical design tips and uses images and testimonials for hacking learning spaces on a realistic budget. This book is designed to motivate, grow capacity, and energize educators to begin shifting their learning spaces to support modern learning for all students."--Amazon.com

Follow your interests to find the right college

July 8, 2016
Marthers, Janet, author.
©2016
xii, 419 pages ; 26 cm
Part 1: Types of colleges -- Part 2: Areas of study.

Barron's profiles of American colleges.

July 7, 2016
Woodbury, N.Y. : Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Vol. for 1999 includes 1 computer disc each for Mac and Windows ; 2001-2009 includes 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).

Peterson's 4 year colleges.

July 7, 2016
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Vols. for 2005 and 2008 include 1 CD-ROM disc (4 3/4 in.) called Peterson's interactive college resources.

Cracking the PSAT/NMSQT.

July 7, 2016
New York : Random House,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Vols. for 2003-<2014a> by Jeff Rubenstein and Adam Robinson ; <2016>- by the staff of the Princeton Review.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

Guide to getting financial aid.

July 7, 2016
New York : College Board, c2006-
v. ; 28 cm.
At head of title: CollegeBoard.

The College Board book of majors.

July 6, 2016
New York : College Board, c2004-
v. ; 28 cm.

The death and life of the great American school system : how testing and choice are undermining education

June 28, 2016
Ravitch, Diane, author.
New York : Basic Books, 2016.
xliv, 354 pages ; 22 cm
What I learned about school reform -- Hijacked! : how the standards movement turned into the testing movement -- The transformation of District 2 -- Lessons from San Diego -- The business model in New York City -- NCLB : measure and punish -- Choice : the story of an idea -- The trouble with accountability -- What would Mrs. Ratliff do? -- The billionaire boys' club -- Lessons learned -- Epilogue: School and society.
Award-winning author, public intellectual, and former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch critiques a lifetime's worth of school reforms and reveals the simple--yet difficult--truth about how we can create actual change in public schools.

The relics of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel

June 27, 2016
Ashcraft, Kim author.
©2016
69 pages : chiefly color illustrations, facsimiles ; 28 x 33 cm
"The names and contents of the relics and the authentica had never been fully documented and translated from Latin into English."--Page 3.
"Nancy Berlier took photos of the relics and Relic Authentics and designed this book."--Page 69.
Displays and preserves the history of the chapel's relics in a way that makes them accessible to anyone who has an interest in these reminders of the history of Christian religious practices.--From page 3.

To grow in grace and wisdom : the history of the Summit Country Day School

June 27, 2016
Kelly, J. Patrick, author.
©2016
131 pages : color illustrations ; 21 x 24 cm
"Parts of this book were previously published in 1990 by The Summit Country Day School as 'The Summit 1890-1990' by J. Patrick Kelly."--Title page verso.

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