New Arrivals · Education

December 18, 2014
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

"Is it easy being green?" : writing the new college application essay

December 17, 2014
Nevin, Justin.
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, [2014]
xiii, 200 pages ; 22 cm
Introduction. The personal essay : a creative equivalent to the five-paragraph essay -- Essays. Narrative essay : the stories we tell ; Lyric essays : inviting the reader in ; Fact vs. truth : what our experiences mean ; Reduction and style before content : making people into characters and learning to leave material out ; Campus narratives, short responses, and non-narrative responses -- Techniques. What makes the personal essay tick : a look at narrative-lyric balancing ; Not just another English essay : making space for creativity in personal writing ; Maximizing creativity in the personal essay ; Other compositional considerations -- Some final thoughts -- Appendices. A1. Essay questions you might see -- A2. Strategies for brainstorming personal material -- A3. Matching essays with applications -- A4. Timelines for applying -- A5. Organizational charts -- A6. Teacher recommendations -- A7. Interview with an Ivy League interviewer -- A8. Interview with a Stanford student-athlete alumnus -- Easy being green online.

Peterson's graduate and professional programs, an overview.

December 16, 2014
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Peterson's graduate programs in the humanities, arts, & social sciences.

December 16, 2014
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Peterson's graduate programs in engineering & applied sciences.

December 16, 2014
Princeton, N.J. : Peterson's,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Peterson's graduate programs in biological/biomedical sciences & health-related medical professions.

December 16, 2014
Lawrenceville, N.J. : Peterson's Pub., c2013-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Peterson's graduate programs in business, education, information studies, law & social work.

December 16, 2014
Lawerenceville, N.J. : Peterson's Pub., c2013-
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.

Lost at school : why our kids with behavioral challenges are falling through the cracks and how we can help them

December 15, 2014
Greene, Ross W.
©2014
xv, 317 pages ; 22 cm
School of hard knocks -- Kids do well if they can -- Lesson plans -- Let's get it started -- Bumps in the road -- The icing on the cake -- Meeting of the minds -- School of thought -- Lives in the balance.
Counsels parents and educators on how to best safeguard the interests of children with behavioral, emotional, and social challenges, in a guide that identifies the misunderstandings and practices that are contributing to a growing number of student failures.

Out of habit : my life as Xavier University's unlikely point guard

December 12, 2014
Fleming, Rose Ann, 1935-
Wilmington, Ohio : Orange Frazer Press, [2014]
xiv, 209 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.

How to teach your baby math

December 11, 2014
Doman, Glenn.
Garden City Park, NY : Square One Publishers, c2005.
242 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Includes index.
Now revised and updated, this guide shows just how easy and pleasurable it is to teach young children mathematics through the development of thinking and reasoning skills.

The Makio.

December 10, 2014
Ohio State University.
Columbus, Ohio : Ohio State University,
v. : ill., ports., plates ; 26 cm.

Withrow annual.

December 10, 2014
Withrow High School.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Withrow High School.
v. : ill., ports. ; 31-37 cm.
Vols. for 1954 and 1956 include picture album in back pocket.
Some vols. also carry distinctive titles: 1950, The Green Years ; 1953, Facets ; 1958, Tale of the tiger.

The Rostrum.

December 10, 2014
Summit Country Day School.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Summit Country Day School,
v. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 28-29 cm.
Vol. for 1947 includes program in back pocket.

Round-up.

December 10, 2014
Wyoming High School.
[Wyoming, Ohio : Wyoming High School]
v. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

The adytum.

December 10, 2014
Denison University.
Granville, Ohio : Denison University
v. : ill., ports. ; 32 cm.

The Omia.

December 10, 2014
Ohio Mechanics' Institute.
Cincinnati, Ohio : Ohio Mechanics' Institute
v. : ill., ports. ; 18 x 27 cm.

The archive.

December 10, 2014
Cincinnati Country Day School.
Cincinnati, Ohio : The School,
v. : ill., ports ; 28 cm.

College essays that made a difference

December 9, 2014
New York : Random House, Inc., c2014.
xii, 359 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
At head of title: The Princeton Review.
"More than 100 real essays from admitted students ; Insider advice from admissions pros at 20 top colleges" -- Cover.

The 13th boy : a memoir of education & abuse

December 8, 2014
Fife, Stephen.
Seattle : Cune Press, [2015]
195 pages ; 23 cm

Wikipedia U : knowledge, authority, and liberal education in the digital age

December 8, 2014
Leitch, Thomas M.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2014.
ix, 164 pages ; 24 cm.
Introduction: the battle of the books -- Origin stories -- Paradoxes of authority -- The case against Wikipedia -- Playing the encyclopedia game -- Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow.

Fruits : images for reflection & reminiscence

December 1, 2014
Koffman, Dan.
Indianapolis, Ind. : Dog Ear Publishing, c2008.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm.

Fun foods : images for reflection & reminiscence

December 1, 2014
Koffman, Dan.
Indianapolis, Ind. : Dog Ear Publishing, c2008.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm.

Hand tools : images for reflection & reminiscence

December 1, 2014
Koffman, Dan.
Indianapolis, Ind. : Dog Ear Publishing, c2008.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm.

Life in the US military : images for reflection & reminiscence for veterans with memory loss due to Alzheimer's disease, other dementias and causes

December 1, 2014
Koffman, Dan.
Camano Island, WA : Simple Pleasures Books, c2011.
1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
"Celebrating common, shared experiences of military service designed to stimulate and encourage moments of connection"--Cover.

And five miles farther : a history of the first 75 years of the Cincinnati Country Day School, 1926-2001

November 19, 2014
Cincinnati Country Day School, book producer.
©2002
124 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm.
Designed by Noel Martin.

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