New Arrivals · Education

August 23, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Excellent sheep : the miseducation of the American elite and the way to a meaningful life

August 22, 2014
Deresiewicz, William, 1964-
New York, NY : Free Press, [2014].
245 pages ; 24 cm
"A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be--but aren't--providing"-- Provided by publisher.

Peterson's 2 year colleges.

August 18, 2014
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's,
v. : ill., maps ; 28 cm.

Alumni directory.

August 14, 2014
Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio)
White Plains, N.Y. : B.C. Harris Pub. Co.,
v. : ill. ; 24-29 cm.

Proceedings.

August 13, 2014
Cincinnati (Ohio). Board of Education.
[Cincinnati, Ohio : The Board]
v. ; 23-28 cm.
Title from cover.
At head of title: <Oct. 24, 2005-June 29, 2012> Board of Education, Cincinnati, Ohio proceedings.

The recensio.

August 12, 2014
Miami University (Oxford, Ohio)
Oxford, Ohio : Miami University,
v. : ill., ports. ; 28-31 cm.

The Rostrum.

August 12, 2014
Summit Country Day School.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Summit Country Day School,
v. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28-29 cm.

Cavalier.

August 12, 2014
Purcell High School (Cincinnati, Ohio)
[Cincinnati, Ohio : Purcell High School]
v. : ill., ports. ; 28-31 cm.

The statesman.

August 12, 2014
Robert A. Taft High School (Cincinnati, Ohio).
Cincinnati, Ohio : The School,
v : ill., ports. ; 31 cm.

Daytonian

August 12, 2014
University of Dayton.
Dayton, Ohio : University of Dayton
v. : ill., ports. (some col.) ; 31 cm.

The ultimate scholarship book.

August 11, 2014
Belmont, CA : SuperCollege
v. ; 28 cm.
"Billions of dollars in scholarships, grants, and prizes."

Peterson's how to get money for college.

August 8, 2014
Lawrenceville, NJ : Peterson's, c2009-
v. ; 28 cm.
"Financing your future beyond federal aid."

Woodward annual.

August 6, 2014
Woodward High School (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Cincinnati : Senior Class of Woodward High School,
v. : ill., ports. ; 32 cm.

The Reveille.

August 6, 2014
Kenyon College.
Gambier, Ohio : Kenyon College,
v. : ill., ports. ; 29 cm.

Dictograph.

August 6, 2014
Lockland High School.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Lockland High School
v. : ill., ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

Blackboard : a personal history of the classroom

August 4, 2014
Buzbee, Lewis, 1957-
Minneapolis, MN : Graywolf Press, [2014]
202 pages ; 19 cm

Poetry aloud here 2 : sharing poetry with children

August 4, 2014
Vardell, Sylvia M.
Chicago, IL : ALA editions, an imprint of American Library Association, 2014.
ix, 286 pages ; 23 cm
Updated and expanded edition of: Poetry aloud here! 2006.
"Appendix B: Bibliography of children's poetry books": pages 229-269.
Why make poetry a priority? -- Which poets are popular? -- What poetry do children enjoy? -- How do you promote poetry? -- How do you present poetry to children? -- What happens after you share the poem? -- One final word -- Appendix A. Noteworthy poets writing for young people -- Appendix B. Bibliography of children's poetry books.
Poetry is all around us. Informal verses and rhyming language are so ubiquitous that we take them for granted. From lullabies and baby song to standard poetry collections, learn to help your classes connect through sharing and discussing poetry in all its forms.

Getting schooled : the reeducation of an American teacher

July 31, 2014
Keizer, Garret.
New York : Metropolitan Books, 2014.
302 pages ; 22 cm
"Perhaps no profession is so constantly discussed, regulated, and maligned by non-practitioners as teaching. The voices of the teachers themselves are conspicuously missing. Defying this trend, teacher and writer Garret Keizer takes us to school-- literally-- in this account of his return to the same rural Vermont high school where he taught fourteen years ago. Much has changed since then-- a former student is his principal, standardized testing is the reigning god, and smoking in the boys' room has been supplanted by texting in the boys' room. More familiar are the effects of poverty, the exuberance of youth, and the staggering workload that technology has done as much to increase as to lighten. Telling the story of Keizer's year in the classroom, Getting Schooled takes us everywhere a teacher might go: from field trips to school plays to town meetings, from a kid's eureka moment to a parent's dark night of the soul. At once fiercely critical and deeply contemplative, Keizer exposes the obstacles that teachers face daily-- and along the way takes aim at some cherished cant: that public education is doomed, that the heroic teacher is the cure for all that ails education, that educational reform can serve as a cheap substitute for societal reformation. Angry, humorous, and always hopeful, Getting Schooled is as good an argument as we are likely to hear for a substantive reassessment of our schools and those who struggle in them"-- Provided by publisher.

Cracking the GED test

July 31, 2014
New York, NY : Penguin Random House, [2014]-
volumes : illustrations ; 28 cm.
Volumes for 2015- by Geoff Martz and the staff of the Princeton Review.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

CLEP : official study guide.

July 28, 2014
New York, NY : College Board,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Vol. for 2002-2004 also includes the CLEP Sampler on computer disc.
"Prepared and produced by Educational Testing Service (ETS) which develops and administers the tests of the College-Level Examination Program for the College Board"--T.p. verso.

Cracking the SSAT & ISEE.

July 28, 2014
New York : Random House, Inc.,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

Bluegrass

July 25, 2014
Covington Catholic High School.
Covington, Ky. : Covington Catholic High School,
v. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28 cm.
Vols. for <1968-1988> are untitled.

Triskele.

July 25, 2014
Villa Madonna College.
[Dallas, TX] : Taylor Pub. Co.,
v. : ill. ; 29 cm.

Cracking the GED.

July 23, 2014
New York : Villard Books,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Vols. for <2001-2015> by Geoff Martz with diagnostic exams by Laurice Pearson.

Peterson's scholarships, grants & prizes.

July 22, 2014
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."

Peterson's 4 year colleges.

July 22, 2014
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.

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