New Arrivals · Education

January 10, 2017
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Leading for literacy : a reading apprenticeship approach

January 9, 2017
Schoenbach, Ruth, author.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass; Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, 2017.
xxiv, 305 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Includes index.
How to start? -- Partnering for leadership -- The role of inquiry in reading apprenticeship professional learning -- Setting the social and personal foundations for inquiry -- Exploring reading as colleagues -- Exploring instruction as colleagues -- Building capacity, momentum, and sustainability.

Maker-centered learning : empowering young people to shape their worlds

January 6, 2017
Clapp, Edward P., author.
San Francisco, CA : Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Brand, 2017.
xxi, 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Exploring the benefits of maker-centered learning -- Teaching and learning in the maker-centered classroom -- Developing a sense of maker empowerment -- Developing a sensitivity to design -- Maker-centered teaching and learning in action.

Life of Fred. Australia

January 5, 2017
Schmidt, Stanley F. (Stanley Fredric), 1944-
Reno, Nev. : Polka Dot Pub., [2015] ©2015
128 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
The world -- Questions -- Letter writing -- Snack time -- The call -- Geography -- Packing -- How to get there -- On the bus -- Replacing the bus that smoked -- Wichita -- Ask -- Flying -- Lost -- Boarding -- Australia -- sydney -- In a hurry -- Wagga Wagga.
Learn the difference between a hemistich and a heteronym, how to experience two summers and no winters each year, when to expect the next magnetic pole reversal, and a million other things.

Life of Fred. Begin teaching

January 5, 2017
Schmidt, Stanley F. (Stanley Fredric), 1944-
©2015
128 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Includes index.

Life of Fred. Classes

January 5, 2017
Schmidt, Stanley F. (Stanley Fredric), 1944-
©2015
128 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.

Life of Fred. Dreams

January 5, 2017
Schmidt, Stanley F. (Stanley Fredric), 1944-
©2015
128 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Includes index.
Misdirected anger -- Emails -- The stain -- Trash-talking -- Listening -- Walking the dog -- Flexible and varied -- Nap -- Dreams -- Out of bed -- Voice -- The fifth thought -- Dark -- On the streets of Dubbo -- On the train -- Sunshine -- Yours and mine -- Sunny and scenic -- Heading home.
You will learn the three uses of a dash and the only time a period can touch a dash, the difference between metaphor and metonymy, how to pronounce viz, and much more.

The summer slide : what we know and can do about summer learning loss

January 4, 2017
New York, NY : Teachers College Press, [2016]
x, 342 pages ; 23 cm
Schools, families, and inequality : strong empirical patterns in search of strong theory / Douglas B. Downey -- Summer setback in Baltimore : a review and update / Karl Alexander and Barbara F. Condliffe -- School's out : summer learning loss across grade levels and school contexts in the United States today / Allison Atteberry and Andrew McEachin -- Contextualizing summer learning inequality : the view from Canada / Scott Davies, Janice Aurini, and Emily Milne -- Summer learning and the opportunity gap / Sarah Pitcock -- A national review of summer school policies and the evidence supporting them / Geoffrey D. Borman, Alex Schmidt, and Michelle Hosp -- The sunny home advantage : class differences in resources to support summer learning / Aaron M. Pallas -- Learning outside of school : the implications of shadow education for seasonal learning patterns / Joseph J. Merry, Claudia Buchmann, and Dennis J. Condron -- Selecting summer : how elementary school parents make choices about summer programs / Barbara F. Condliffe -- The roles of summertime in child obesity : risks and opportunities / Amy Bohnert, Nicole Zarrett, and Amy Heard -- Summertime and youth's psychosocial well-being / Amy Bohnert, Dorothy McLeod, Heather Marshall, and Kathryn Grant -- Best practices in summer programming / Andrew McEachin, Catherine Augustine, and Jennifer McCombs -- Year-round school calendars : effects on summer learning, achievement, parents, teachers, and property values / Paul von Hippel -- Summer learning and programming in rural settings / Judy B. Cheatham and Doris T. Williams -- An introduction to cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses for summer learning programs / Linda Goetze -- A review and analysis of evaluations of summer programs / Marc L. Stein and Ean Fonseca -- Facilitating policymakers' use of the evidence on summer loss and summer programs / Emily Acman, Thomas G. White, and James S. Kim -- Forging a path ahead : a summer learning agenda for the 21st century / Matthew Boulay, Karl Alexander, Sarah Pitcock, and Marc L. Stein.
This book is an authoritative examination of summer learning loss, featuring original contributions by scholars and practitioners at the forefront of the movement to understand, and stem, the "summer slide". The contributors provide an up-to-date account of what research has to say about summer learning loss, the conditions in low-income children's homes, and communities that impede learning over the summer months, and best practices in summer programming with lessons on how to strengthen program evaluations. The authors also show how information or program costs can be combined with student outcome data to inform future planning and establish program cost-effectiveness. This book will help policymakers, school administrators, and teachers in their efforts to close academic achievement gaps and improve outcomes for all students. -- Provided by publisher.

The hunting ground : the inside story of sexual assault on American college campuses

January 3, 2017
Dick, Kirby, author.
New York, NY : Hot Books, [2016]
xiv, 171 pages ; 24 cm
Introduction /Constance Matthiessen -- Voices of survivors : four stories of sexual assault -- Sexual assault in a football town /Amy Herdy -- The woman who stood up to Harvard Law /Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering -- Fraternities and sexual assault -- Interview with Caitlin Flanagan on Greek culture -- Interview with Doug Fierberg on the power of fraternities -- efore the frat party -- Contributing essays -- Not the perfect victim /Kamilah Willingham -- Dispatch from hunted ground /Roxane Gay -- Watching while male /Andrew O'Hehir -- School of trauma /D. Watkins -- Sexual assault and the media /Christina Asquith -- Sports on trial /Jessica Luther -- Faculty and the campus anti-rape movement /Erin Ryan -- The ambitious storytelling of The Hunting Ground /Wendy Leby -- Target rape on campus /Diane Rosenfeld -- Facing each other /Lisa C. Knisely -- A conversation with the filmmakers -- The numbers don't lie : the statistics of sexual assault in college /Kirby Dick -- Film information -- Sources
"The issue of sexual assault on college campuses is the focus of growing attention--from headlines about out-of-control fraternities, to the mattress protests at Columbia University, to the cover-up of rape accusations against prominent college athletes like football star Jamie Winston. The Hunting Ground, the new documentary by award-winning filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering, has taken the country's concern over campus assault to a new level, becoming a lightning rod for discussions following thousands of screenings on campuses around the country. The film has sparked calls for legislation by Senator Kristen Gillibrand and other prominent officials, been lauded by the White House, and unleashed backlash from university administrators, fraternities, and conservative media commentators. Now, in this companion book to the documentary film, readers will get behind-the-scenes details of how the film was created; hear the personal stories of women and men who've been assaulted; and meet experts on campus culture, fraternities, and university athletics who explain why this violence continues and what can be done to stop it. They will learn how leading writers and thinkers react to the film; how students, faculty, and alumni are standing up to their institutions; and what everyone can do to help effect change." -- Publisher

The college bucket list : 101 fun, unforgettable and maybe even life-changing things to do before graduation day

December 22, 2016
Jason, Kourtney, author.
Berkeley, CA : Ulysses Press, [2016]
262 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
"Are you ready to experience the best four years of your life? Take a shot at half of the exciting ideas in The College Bucket List and your first years of freedom will be absolutely legendary: Go on an epic road trip - Throw an ugly sweater party - Organize a student protest - Find the best late-night taco truck - Audit a cool class just for fun - Do a summer internship [and 95 more]."--Page [4] of cover.

Cracking the ACT.

December 21, 2016
New York : Villard Books,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

Cracking the SAT.

December 21, 2016
New York : Random House,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Vols. for 2003-2016 by Adam Robinson and John Katzman; 2017- by the staff of the Princeton Review.
At head of title: The Princeton Review.

The reading zone : how to help kids become passionate, skilled, habitual, critical readers

December 21, 2016
Atwell, Nancie, author.
©2016
160 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 23 cm
Portion of statement of responsibility from front cover.
The personal art -- Reading in the zone -- Choice -- Make reading easy -- Checking in -- Writing about reading -- Discussion and close reading -- Fiction and non- -- High school -- Practicalities.
"Atwell and Atwell Merkel show us how to teach reading as a personal art, develop passionate readers for a lifetime, and build a schoolwide reading culture on a foundation of voluminous, self-selected book reading"--Back cover.

ABR : you can read : adult beginning reader program

December 20, 2016
Zorn, Frederick J., 1939- author.
©2014
x, 367 pages : illustrations, maps ; 28 cm
Includes index.
ABR : you can read is a basic essentials literacy curriculum and tutoring tool for use with adults at beginning reading levels. It covers sight and sound recognition of the letters of the alphabet, and it builds basic sight word banks. Also included are tutoring session guidelines and lesson planning suggestions.

Polaris.

December 12, 2016
Northern Kentucky University.
Highland Heights, Ky. : Northern Kentucky University.
v. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 32 cm.

Practical solutions to practically every problem : the survival guide for early childhood professionals

December 12, 2016
Saifer, Steffen, 1951- author.
St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2017.
xviii, 310 pages ; 28 cm

The Western Hills annual.

December 9, 2016
Western Hills High School (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Cincinnati, Ohio : Western Hills High School,
v. : ill., ports. (some col.) ; 28 cm.

The "Athena" of ...

December 9, 2016
Ohio University.
Athens, Ohio : Ohio University,
v. : ill., plates, ports. ; 30 cm.
Vol. for 1956 includes commencement exercise program in back pocket.
"The Ohio University yearbook."

The cavalier.

December 9, 2016
Purcell High School (Cincinnati, Ohio)
[Cincinnati, Ohio : Purcell High School]
v. : ill., ports. ; 28-31 cm.

Round-up.

December 9, 2016
Wyoming High School.
[Wyoming, Ohio : Wyoming High School]
v. : ill., ports. ; 28 cm.

Countdown.

December 9, 2016
McNicholas High School (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Cincinnati, Ohio : The School,
v. : ill., ports. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Title from spine.

Get an internship and make the most of it : practical information for high school and community college students

December 7, 2016
McLachlan, Joan E., 1943-
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2015]
ix, 154 pages ; 24 cm
Find an internship -- Things you need to have -- Get ready for the interview -- Interview like a pro -- Get off to a good start -- Get the most out of your internship -- Things just aren't working out -- Finish strong -- Wind down and say goodbye -- New beginnings.
McLachlan and Hess follow four students as they interview for, and complete their internships. The suggestions they give will help you find, get, and make the most out of an internship that's right for you, and will give you real-world experience that employers and college admissions value.

The top American research universities.

December 2, 2016
Gainesville, FL : TheCenter at the University of Florida,
v. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Title from cover.

Colleges that change lives : 40 schools that will change the way you think about colleges

November 21, 2016
Pope, Loren.
New York : Penguin Books, 2012.
ix, 340 pages ; 20 cm
Includes index.
"Revised by Hilary Masell Oswald."
Getting beyond the hype (or why you can relax and enjoy your college search) -- Required reading: College myth busters -- Taking your learning disability to college (and why you're going to love it!) -- Northeast : Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania ; Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts ; Juniata College, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania ; Marlboro College, Marlboro, Vermont ; Ursinus College, Collegeville, Pennsylvania -- Mid-Atlantic : Emory & Henry College, Emory, Virginia ; Goucher College, Towson, Maryland ; Lynchburg College, Lynchburg, Virginia ; McDaniel College, Westminster, Maryland -- South : Agnes Scott College, Decatur, Georgia ; Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, Alabama ; Centre College, Danville, Kentucky ; Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida ; Guilford College, Greensboro, North Carolina ; Hendrix College, Conway, Arkansas ; Millsaps College, Jackson, Mississippi ; New College of Florida, Sarasota, Florida ; Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee -- Midwest : Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin ; Cornell College, Mount Vernon, Iowa ; Denison University, Granville, Ohio ; Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana ; Hillsdale College, Hillsdale, Michigan ; Hope College, Holland, Michigan ; Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, Michigan ; Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois ; Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin ; Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio ; St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota ; Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana ; Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois ; College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio -- Southwest : Austin College, Sherman, Texas ; St. John's College, Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Annapolis, Maryland ; Southwestern University, Georgetown, Texas -- West : University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, Washington ; Reed College, Portland, Oregon ; St. Mary's College of California, Moraga, California ; Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington ; Willamette University, Salem, Oregon -- Colleges' contact information.
Offers profiles of forty-one colleges that focus on individual needs and academic standards, provides tips for choosing a school based on personality, and discusses such topics as learning disabilities and single-sex education.

The parents' guide to specific learning difficulties : information, advice and practical tips

November 15, 2016
Bidwell, Veronica, author.
London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016.
351 pages ; 23 cm
Understanding specific learning difficulties. Information processing ; Working memory ; Dyslexia ; Dyspraxia ; Dyscalculia and other maths difficulties ; Attention Deficit Disorder with or without Hyperactivity : ADHD ; Autism Spectrum Disorder ; Auditory Processing Disorder ; Specific language impairment ; Visual processing difficulty ; An educational psychologist's assessment ; The WISC-IV : understanding test scores and spiky profiles ; Secrets of success -- The parent toolkit : tips for teaching. Teaching tips ; tips for reading ; Tips for spelling ; Tips for writing ; Handwriting tips ; Tips for maths ; Tips to help him handle life's knocks and setbacks ; Tips for positive liaison with school staff ; Tips to enhance language and communication skills ; Tips for motivation ; Tips for confident learners ; Habits, strategies, and study skills -- Appendix 1. Explanation of ages and key stages -- Appendix 2. Games and activities for parents and children to play.

Passion-driven education : how to use your child's interests to ignite a lifelong love of learning

November 9, 2016
Boyack, Connor, author.
Lehi, Utah : Libertas Press, 2016.
173 pages ; 21 cm
What's the problem -- What are your goals? -- Let's talk solutions -- A different way -- Passion-driven education.
"Schooling has become a disaster. Your child's interests and uniqueness are disregarded, and structured curriculum and standards like Common Core place them on a conveyor belt that treats all children the same. This system crushes a child's curiosity. Your child deserves better! There is a better way: one that ensures your child sees learning as a joy and provides you, the parent, with a much less stressful way to educate and empower your son or daughter"--Amazon.com.

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