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Colleges and universities are at the forefront of efforts to preserve the earth’s resources for future generations. Carbon neutrality, renewable energy sources, green building strategies, and related initiatives require informed and courageous leaders at all levels of higher education. James Martin and James E. Samels have worked closely with college and university presidents, provosts, and trustees to devise best practices that... more...

The Daily Disciplines of Leadership is a comprehensive and down-to-earth manual for school leaders that addresses the daunting challenges that today's principals, superintendents, and teacher-leaders face on a daily basis. Written by Douglas Reeves-- a leading authority on academic standards, performance assessment, and accountability-- the information in this book is based on his extensive experience working with educators, administrators, and school... more...

Recent technological innovation has altered the way educators approach teaching and learning. These new technologies provide countless advantages in the classroom; however, we are not yet clear on how they should be implemented. The pedagogical value of specific technology tools and the cumulative effects of technology exposure over time on student learning are two areas that need to be explored in order to better determine the effectiveness of... more...

Laura-Jane Fisher provides one hundred ideas on how to survive the first year of teaching. This book deals with a wide range of issues from coping with the long working hours and managing difficult classes to lesson planning and writing reports for the first time. >

What can 21st century educators learn from the example of a 19th century president? In this intriguing and insightful book, Harvey Alvy and Pam Robbins show how the legacy of Abraham Lincoln can guide today s education leaders--principals, teachers, superintendents, and others--as they tackle large-scale challenges, such as closing the achievement gap, and everyday issues, such as communicating with constituents. The authors identify 10 qualities,... more...


Pedagogy and andragogy are often treated as separate fields, despite their similarities and shared goal of stimulating learning in individuals to the fullest degree possible. Pedagogical and Andragogical Teaching and Learning with Information Communication Technologies displays that teachers can further their art by considering both pedagogy and andragogy in light of the each other, specifically in the modern classroom. Information Communication... more...

The idea of combining face-to-face learning with some form on online learning made sense a decade ago as it allowed much more flexibility in delivering instruction to diverse groups of learners. Today, blended learning has become a mainstay for universities because of that flexibility, but more importantly, because of the thousands of dollars that can be saved by changing the mode of delivery so that there is much more online than face-to-face... more...

The book contains examples of how school leaders experience emotion and meaning in their daily interactions. Through stories, the reader can experience how school climate depends on the personal emotional quality of the leader, and his/her interface with other social relationships in the school. The book discusses personality and life history, dealing with difficult people and situations, shame and loss, and the future of leadership. All of these are... more...

It is commonly agreed that engaging parents with their child's learning is positive and has wide-reaching benefits. This book articulates why parental engagement is of value and how it can be achieved with positive results. Beyond the why and how, the book explores what effective parental engagement is, making explicit the link between this and the impact on the learning of the child. To support this, practical, workable solutions and strategies are... more...

Our nation's schools should be safe havens for teaching and learning, free of crime and violence. Any instance of crime or violence at school not only affects the individuals involved, but also may disrupt the educational process and affect bystanders, the school itself, and the surrounding community. Ensuring safer schools requires establishing good indicators of the current state of school crime and safety across the nation and regularly updating and... more...