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Education

Here is a curated list of books based on Education courses offered at College of the Atlantic!

Grade Specific Education

  • Early Childhood Education
    •  A child's work : the importance of fantasy play / Vivian Gussin Paley ~ LB 1139.35 .P55 P35 2004
    •  Literacy and the youngest learner : best practices for educators of children from birth to five / V. Susan Bennett-Armistead ~ LB 1139.5 .L35 B46 2005
    •  Standardized childhood : the political and cultural struggle over early education / Bruce Fuller ~ LB 1140.23 .F85 2007
    • Theories of childhood : an introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget and Vygotsky / Carol Garhart Mooney ~ LB 1139.23 .M64 2000
  • Primary Education
    • An observation survey of early literacy achievement / Marie M. Clay ~ LB 1525 .C56 2005
    • Arts and learning : an integrated approach to teaching and learning in multicultural and multilingual settings / Merryl Ruth Goldberg ~ NX 280 .G65 1997
    • Bilingualism in the primary school / Mills, Richard W. ~ EBOOK
    •  Black ants and buddhists : thinking critically and teaching differently in the primary grades / Mary  Cowhey ~ LC 1099.3 .C699 2006
    • Making facts come alive : choosing & using quality nonfiction literature K-8 / Bamford, Rosemary A. ~ LB 1575.5 .U5 M25 2003
    • On their side : helping children take charge of their learning / Bob Strachota.~ LB 1025.3 .S788 1996
    • The informed vision; essays on learning and human nature / David Hawkins ~ S11 LB 41 .H34
    • Use of language across the primary curriculum / Eve Bearne ~ EBOOK
    • Young children reinvent arithmetic : implications of Piaget's theory / Constance.Kamil ~ QA135.5 .K186 1985
    • Young mathematicians at work. Constructing number sense, addition, and subtraction / Catherine Twomey Fosnot ~ QA 135.5 .F6318 2001
  • Secondary Education
    • The students are watching : schools and the moral contract / Theodore R. Sizer ~ LC 311 .S548 1999
    • Strategies for teaching boys and girls, secondary level : a workbook for educators / Michael Gurian ~ LC 212.9 .G875 2008
    • Best practices for high school classrooms : what award-winning secondary teachers do / Randi Stone ~ LB 1777.2 .S76 2002
    • Horace's school : redesigning the American high school / Theodore R. Sizer ~ LA 222 .S544 1992
    • Making sense of secondary science : research into children's ideas Rosalind Driver ~ LB 1564 .G7 D74
    • In the middle : writing, reading, and learning with adolescents / Nancie Atwell ~ LB1631.A72 1987
    • Understanding writing : ways of observing, learning & teaching, K-8 / Thomas Newkirk ~ LB1576.U53 1982
    • Young adult literature : exploration, evaluation, and appreciation / Katherine Toth Bucher~ PN 1009 .A1 B79 2006
    • Making sense of secondary science : research into children's ideas / Rosalind Driver ~ LB 1564 .G7 D74
    • Controversy in the classroom : the democratic power of discussion / Diana E. Hess ~ LC 89 .H43 2009
    • The good high school : portraits of character and culture / Sara Lawrence Lightfoot ~ LA 222 .L53 1983
    • The social studies curriculum : purposes, problems, and possibilities / E. Wayne Ross ~ LB 1584 .S6373 1997

Environmental Education

  • Earth child : games, stories, activities, experiments & ideas about living lightly on planet earth / Kathryn Sheehan ~ QH 541.13 .S54 1994
  • Earth in mind : on education, environment, and the human prospect / David W. Orr ~ GE 70 .O77 1994
  • Ecological literacy : educating our children for a sustainable world / Michael K. Stone ~ QH 541.2 .E328 2005
  • Greening school grounds : creating habitats for learning / Tim Grant ~ SB 55 .G74 2001
  • Resources for environmental literacy : five teaching modules for middle and high school teachers / Environmental Literacy Coucil ~ GE 80 .R47 2007
  • The culture of denial : why the environmental movement needs a strategy for reforming universities and public schools / C. A. Bowers ~ GE 70 .B677 1997

Peace Education

  • I'd rather teach peace / Colman McCarthy ~ JZ 5534 .M33 2002
  • Peace and conscience formation : a ten-session unit / Thomas Matty ~ BR115.P4 M3
  • Peace and world order studies : a curriculum guide / Barbara J. Wien ~ JX1904.5.P39 1984 
  • Perspectives : a teaching guide to concepts of peace / Educators for Social Responsibility (U.S.) ~ JX 1904.5.P427 1983

Intercultural Education

Special Education

Teaching English Language Learners

  Learner-directed assessment in ESL / Glayol Ekbatani ~ EBOOK