The author ignites a national discussion on what the new American research university should look like. This new model is one that embraces students with a wide range of backgrounds and abilities while giving elite public schools a run for their research money. 344 pp.
Bringing motivation and inspiration to the classroom is not easy. With this practical resource, you'll discover a results-driven framework—based on a six-level hierarchy of student needs and goals—that you can use to provide engaging instruction to students. The authors share comprehensive understandings of the nature of motivation and inspiration and detail-specific strategies to connect with your students. 175 pp.
No longer confined to traditional institutions devoted to Talmudic studies, havruta work or the practice of students studying materials in pairs, has become a relatively widespread phenomenon across denominational and educational settings of Jewish learning. However, until now there has been little discussion of what havruta-text study entails and how it might be conceptualized and taught. 252 pp.
Discover practical and research-based strategies to ensure all students, regardless of circumstance, are college and career ready. This thorough resource details the necessary but difficult work that teachers must do to establish the foundational changes essential to positively impact students in poverty. Organized tools and resources are provided to help teachers effectively implement these essential changes. 210 pp.
Heather Lanier joined Teach for America and with little more than a five-week teacher boot camp and the knowledge that David Simon referred to her future school as "The Terrordome." The altruistic and naïve Lanier devoted herself to attaining the program's goals but met obstacles on all fronts. 237 pp.