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Changing Schools, Changing Society

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  • 21st century skills : learning for life in our times / Bernie Trilling and Charles Fadel - LA217.2.T75 2009
  • Decolonizing education : nourishing the learning spirit / Marie Battiste - E 96.2 .B38 2013
  • Education denied : costs and remedies / Katarina Tomasevski - LC 213 .T66 2003
  • Education for extinction : American Indians and the boarding school experience, 1875-1928 / David Wallace Adams - E 97.5 .A35 1995
  • Education reform and the concept of good teaching / Derek Gottlieb - LB1025.3.G686 2015
  • Finnish lessons : what can the world learn from educational change in Finland? / Pasi Sahlberg - LA1013.7.S34 2011
  • Fires in the bathroom : advice for teachers from high school students / Kathleen Cushman and the students of What Kids Can Do - LB 1737 .U6 C87 2003
  • From brain to mind : using neuroscience to guide change in education James E. Zull - QP408.Z85 2011
  • Mapping the mind Rita Carter - RC 386.6 .B7 C37 2010
  • Out of the depths : the experiences of Mi'kmaw children at the Indian Residential School at Shubenacadie, Nova Scotia / Isabelle Knockwood with Gillian Thomas - E99 .M6 K66 2015  
  • Place- and community-based education in schools / Gregory A. Smith, David Sobel - LC239.S64 2010
  • Student-centered learning : nine classrooms in action / edited by Bill Nave - LB1027.23.S78 2015
  • Teach like your hair's on fire : the methods and madness inside room 56 / Rafe Esquith - LB41 .E48 2007
  • The hardest questions aren't on the test : lessons from an innovative urban school / Linda F. Nathan - LB 2822.83 .M4 N38 2009
  • The human side of school change : reform, resistance, and the real-life problems of innovation / Robert Evans - LB 2805 .E9 2001
  • The human side of school change : reform, resistance, and the real-life problems of innovation / Robert Evans - LB 2805 .E9 2001
  • The teaching brain : an evolutionary trait at the heart of education / Vanessa Rodriguez with Michelle Fitzpatrick - LB1060.R635 2014
  • The triple focus : a new approach to education / Daniel Goleman, Peter Senge - LB2822.8.G647 2014
  • They called it prairie light : the story of Chilocco Indian School / K. Tsianina Lomawaima - E 97.6. C4 L65 1994
  • Tinkering toward utopia : a century of public school reform / David Tyack & Larry Cuban - LA 216 .T92 1995
  • World peace and other 4th-grade achievements / John Hunter - JZ5534.H87 2013

Child Development

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  • A Piaget primer : how a child thinks / Dorothy G. Singer & Tracey A. Revenson - BF 723 .C5 S6 1997
  • All joy and no fun : the paradox of modern parenthood / Jennifer Senior - HQ755.8.S455 2014
  • Balanced and barefoot : how unrestricted outdoor play makes for strong, confident, and capable children / Angela J. Hanscom - HQ782.H346 2016
  • Beyond remote-controlled childhood : teaching young children in the media age / Diane E. Levin - P94.5.C55L47 2013
  • Constructive play applying Piaget in the preschool / George E. Forman - BF717 .F67 1984
  • Last child in the woods : saving our children from nature-deficit disorder / Richard Louv - BF353.5 .N37 L68 2005
  • Mind in society : the development of higher psychological processes / L. S. Vygotsky - BF311.V93 1978
  • Mind in the making : the seven essential life skills every child needs / Ellen Galinsky - HQ781.G35 2010
  • Pink brain, blue brain : how small differences grow into troublesome gaps--and what we can do about it Lise Eliot - QP 81.5 .E45 2009
  • So sexy so soon : the new sexualized childhood, and what parents can do to protect their kids / Diane E. Levin and Jean Kilbourne - HQ 792 .U56 L48 2008
  • The anthropology of childhood : cherubs, chattel, changelings / David F. Lancy - GN482.L36 2015
  • The dance of interaction / Jeanine Fitzgerald - RF504 .F589 2005
  • The developing child / Helen L. Bee - O/S BF721 .B3336 2013
  • The ecology of human development : experiments by nature and design / Urie Bronfenbrenner - BF722.B76
  • The Montessori method / Maria Montessori - LB775.M7613 2008
  • The nature principle : human restoration and the end of nature-deficit disorder / Richard Louv - BF 353.5 .N37 L69 2011
  • Theories of childhood : an introduction to Dewey, Montessori, Erikson, Piaget, and Vygotsky / Carol Garhart Mooney - LB1139.23.M64 2013
  • Theories of development : concepts and applications / William Crain - BF 713 .C72 2011
  • Vitamin N : the essential guide to a nature-rich life / Richard Louv - BF353.5.N37L694 2016

Children's Literature

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  • Charlotte Huck's children's literature : a brief guide / Barbara Zulandt Kiefer - LB1575.5.U5K54 2013
  • From cover to cover : evaluating and reviewing children's books / Kathleen T. Horning - PN98.B7H67 2010
  • Handbook of research on children's and young adult literature / edited by Shelby A. Wolf et al - O/S PS121.H22 2011 c.2
  • The giver / Lois Lowry - PZ7.L9673Gi 1993

Curriculum Design and Assessment

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  • Curriculum integration : designing the core of democratic education / James A. Beane - LB 2806.15 .B43 1997
  • Educative assessment : designing assessments to inform and improve student performance / Grant Wiggins - O/S LB 3051 .W495 1998
  • Fair isn't always equal : assessing & grading in the differentiated classroom / Rick Wormeli - LB 3060.37 .W67 2006
  • Fulfilling the promise of the differentiated classroom : strategies and tools for responsive teaching / Carol Ann Tomlinson - LB 3061.3 .T65 2001
  • How to differentiate instruction in mixed-ability classrooms / Carol Ann Tomlinson - LB 3061.3 .T65 2001
  • Integrating differentiated instruction & understanding by design : connecting content and kids / Carol Ann Tomlinson and Jay McTighe - LB 1027.3 .T66 2006
  • Learning outside the classroom : theory and guidelines for practice / Simon Beames, Pete Higgins, Robbie Nicol - LB 1047 .B37 2012
  • Liz Lerman's critical response process : a method for getting useful feedback on anything you make, from dance to dessert / by Liz Lerman and John Borstel - BF319.5.F4L47 2003
  • Making sense of secondary science : research into children's ideas / Rosalind Driver et al - LB 1564 .G7 D74
  • Place-based curriculum design : exceeding standards through local investigations / Amy B. Demarest - LB2806.15.D46 2015
  • "Tell me more" : listening to learners explain / edited by Eleanor Duckworth - LB 1060 .T46 2001
  • The differentiated classroom : responding to the needs of all learners / Carol Ann Tomlinson - LB 1031 .T65 1999
  • Understanding by design professional development workbook / Jay McTighe & Grant P Wiggins - LB2806.15 .M37 2004

Education for Life

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  • In over our heads : the mental demands of modern life / Robert Kegan - BF311.K37 1995
  • Understanding and promoting transformative learning : a guide to theory and practice / Patricia Cranton - LC5225.L42C72 2016

Educational Innovation

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  • A mathematician's lament / Paul Lockhart - QA 13 .L63 2009
  • A repair kit for grading : 15 fixes for broken grades / Ken O'Connor - LB3060.37.O273 2011
  • Big brother and the national reading curriculum : how ideology trumped evidence / Richard L. Allington - LB1050.B52 2002
  • Black ants and buddhists : thinking critically and teaching differently in the primary grades / Mary Cowhey - LC 1099.3 .C699 2006
  • Brain-based learning : the new paradigm of teaching / Eric Jensen - LB 1060 .J45 2008
  • Connectome : how the brain's wiring makes us who we are / Sebastian Seung - QP376.S432 2012
  • Deschooling our lives / edited by Matt Hern ; foreword by Ivan Illich with Aaron Falbel - LC 191.4 .D47 1996
  • Differentiation and the brain : how neuroscience supports the learner-friendly classroom / David A. Sousa, Carol Ann Tomlinson - O/S LB 1031 .S65 2011
  • Disrupting class : how disruptive innovation will change the way the world learns / Clayton M. Christensen, Michael B. Horn, Curtis W. Johnson - LB1027.C4662 2011
  • Drive : the surprising truth about what motivates us / Daniel H. Pink - BF503.P475 2009
  • Dumbing us down : the hidden curriculum of compulsory schooling / John Taylor Gatto - LC 131 .G38 2005
  • Educative assessment : designing assessments to inform and improve student performance / Grant Wiggins - O/S LB 3051 .W495 1998
  • Feel-bad education : and other contrarian essays on children and schooling / Alfie Kohn - LA217.2.K64 2011
  • From brain to mind : using neuroscience to guide change in education / James E. Zull - QP408.Z85 2011
  • From digital natives to digital wisdom : hopeful essays for 21st century learning / Marc Prensky - LA217.2.P68 2012
  • Inevitable : mass customized learning - learning in the age of empowerment / Charles J. Schwahn & Beatrice McGarvey - LB 2822.82 .S39 2011
  • Learning all the time / John Holt - LB1060 .H66 1989
  • Mindfulness for teachers : simple skills for peace and productivity in the classroom / Patricia A. Jennings, foreword by Daniel J. Siegel, MD - LB1025.3.J43 2015
  • Out of our minds : learning to be creative / Ken Robinson - BF 408 .R53 2001
  • Personal learning networks : using the power of connections to transform education / Will Richardson, Rob Mancabelli - LB1731.R53 2011
  • Savage inequalities : children in America's schools / Jonathan Kozol - LC4091 .K69 1991
  • So each may learn : integrating learning styles and multiple intelligences / Harvey F. Silver, Richard W. Strong, Matthew J. Perini - LB 1060 .S538 2000
  • Spark : the revolutionary new science of exercise and the brain / John J. Ratey, with Eric Hagerman - QP301.R38 2008
  • Teaching 2030 : what we must do for our students and our public schools : now and in the future / Barnett Berry and the TeacherSolutions 2030 Team, Jennifer Barnet et al. - LB1025.3.B4735 2011
  • The end of education : redefining the value of school / Neil Postman - LA 217.2 .P67 1995
  • The flat world and education : how America's commitment to equity will determine our future / Linda Darling-Hammond - LC 213 .D37 2010
  • The little book of restorative justice : a bestselling book by one of the founders of the movement / Howard Zehr - HV8688.Z44 2014
  • The power and promise of humane education / Zoe Weil - HV 4712 .W435 2004
  • The respectful school : how educators and students can conquer hate and harassment / Stephen L. Wessler with contributing author William Preble - LB3013.3.W47 2003
  • The school and society : being three lectures by John Dewey - LB875.D43 2007
  • The wisdom of crowds : why the many are smarter than the few and how collective wisdom shapes business, economies, societies, and nations / James Surowiecki - JC328.2.S87 2004
  • Why don't students like school? : a cognitive scientist answers questions about how the mind works and what it means for the classroom / Daniel T. Willingham - LB1060.W5435 2009

Experiential Education

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  • Adventure education / John C. Miles, Simon Priest - GV 200.52 .A38 1990 c.2
  • Apprenticeship : from theory to method and back again / edited by Michael W. Coy - GN 430 .A67 1989
  • Beyond ecophobia : reclaiming the heart in nature education / David Sobel - LB 1585 .S583 1996
  • Beyond learning by doing : theoretical currents in experiential education / Jay W. Roberts - LB1027.23.R63 2012
  • Brain-based learning : the new paradigm of teaching / Eric Jensen - LB 1060 .J45 2008
  • Childhood and nature : design principles for educators / David Sobel GF 26 .S63 2008
  • Cowstails and cobras II : a guide to games, initiatives, ropes courses & adventure curriculum / by Karl Rohnke - GV 362 .R563 1989
  • Democracy and education : an introduction to the philosophy of education / John Dewey - LB 875 .D49 1997
  • Ecological education in action : on weaving education, culture, and the environment / edited by Gregory A. Smith and Dilafruz R. Williams - GE 70 .E26 1999 c.2
  • Effective leadership in adventure programming / Simon Priest & Michael A. Gass - GV181.43 P75 2018
  • Emotions, learning, and the brain : exploring the educational implications of affective neuroscience / Mary Helen Immordino-Yang - LB1072.I66 201
  • Experience and education / John Dewey - LB 875 .D3943
  • Experiential learning : a best practice handbook for educators and trainers / Colin Beard, John P. Wilson - BF 318.5 .b43 2006
  • From brain to mind : using neuroscience to guide change in education James E. Zull - QP408.Z85 2011
  • Guide for planning a learning expedition / edited by Meg Campbell ... [et al.] - LB 1027.23 .E955 1998
  • Images of mind / Michael I. Posner, Marcus E. Raichle - QP 360.5 .P67 1994
  • Inevitable : mass customized learning - learning in the age of empowerment / Charles J. Schwahn & Beatrice McGarvey - LB 2822.82 .S39 2011
  • Lasting lessons : a teacher's guide to reflecting on experience / by Clifford E. Knapp - LB 1060 .K62 1992
  • Learning from museums : visitor experiences and the making of meaning / John H. Falk and Lynn D. Dierking - AM 7 .F34 2000
  • Learning in the museum / George E. Hein - AM 7 .H44 1998
  • Learning outside the classroom : theory and guidelines for practice / Simon Beames, Pete Higgins, Robbie Nicol - LB 1047 .B37 2012
  • Mapping the mind Rita Carter - RC 386.6 .B7 C37 2010
  • Place- and community-based education in schools / Gregory A. Smith - LC239 .S64 2010
  • Place-based education in the global age : local diversity / edited by David A. Gruenewald, Gregory A. Smith - LC239.P527 2008
  • Reflections on design principles / Emily Cousins - LB1027.23.C685 1998
  • Service-learning and social justice : engaging students in social change / Susan Benigni Cipolle - LC221.C535 2010
  • Service-learning in higher education : critical issues and directions / [edited] by Dan W. Butin -  LC 221 .S39 2005
  • Service-learning and social justice : engaging students in social change / Susan Benigni Cipolle - LC221.C535 2010
  • The conscious use of metaphor in outward bound / Stephen Bacon - GV 200.5 .B3 1983
  • The end of education : redefining the value of school / Neil Postman - LA 217.2 .P67 1995
  • "The having of wonderful ideas" & other essays on teaching & learning / Eleanor Duckworth -  LB 1025.3 .D84 1996
  • The Montessori method / Maria Montessori - LB775.M7613 2008
  • The museum experience / John H. Falk, Lynn D. Dierking ; foreword by Willard L. Boyd - AM 7 .F35 1992
  • Why don't students like school? : a cognitive scientist answers questions about how the mind works and what it means for the classroom / Daniel T. Willingham - LB1060.W5435 2009
  • Working with experience : animating learning / edited by David Boud and Nod Miller - LB 1027.23 .W67 1996

Femininity and Masculinity Go To School

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  • A vindication of the rights of woman : an authoritative text, backgrounds, the Wollstonecraft debate, criticism / Mary Wollstonecraft ; edited by Carol H. Poston - HQ 1596 .W6 1988
  • As nature made him : the boy who was raised as a girl / John Colapinto - RC 560 .G45 C65 2000
  • Becoming Nicole : the transformation of an American family / Amy Ellis Nutt - HQ77.95.U6N87 2015
  • Confronting sexual harassment : what schools and colleges can do / Judith Berman Brandenburg -  LC 212.82 .B73 1997
  • Education denied : costs and remedies / Katarina Tomasevski - LC 213 .T66 2003
  • Failing at fairness : how our schools cheat girls Myra and David Sadker - LC 212.82 .S27 1995
  • Families and communities as educators / Hope Jensen Leichter, editor - LC221.F35
  • Gender and sexual diversity in schools / Elizabeth J. Meyer - LC212.8.M49 2010
  • Gender lessons : patriarchy, sextyping & schools / Scott Richardson - LC212.9.R53 2015
  • Gender play : girls and boys in school / Barrie Thomas - LC212.92.T46 1993
  • Gender trouble : feminism and the subversion of identity Judith Butler - HQ 1154 .B88 1999
  • Helping boys succeed in school : a practical guide for parents and teachers/ Terry W. Neu - LC1390.N48 2007
  • How to stop bullying in classrooms and schools : using social architecture to prevent, lessen, and end bullying Phyllis Kaufman Goodstein - LB3013.3.G66 2013
  • Island schoolhouse : one room for all / Eva Murray - LA299.M38M87 2012
  • Learning together : a history of coeducation in American public schools / David Tyack - LB3066.T93 1992
  • Packaging boyhood : saving our sons from superheroes, slackers, and other media stereotypes / Lyn Mikel Brown - HD9970.5.C483U635 2009
  • Pink brain, blue brain : how small differences grow into troublesome gaps--and what we can do about it / Lise Eliot - QP81.5.E45 2009
  • Power and innocence : a search for the sources of violence / Rollo May - HM 291.M393 1972
  • Power/knowledge : selected interviews and other writings, 1972-1977 / Michel Foucault - HM 291 .F59 1981
  • Responsive school practices to support lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning students and families / Emily Fisher - HQ73.F57 2012
  • Rethinking gender in early childhood education / Glenda MacNaughton - LC 212.93 .A8 M33 2000
  • Sex, gender, and sexuality : the new basics : an anthology / [compiled by] Abby L. Ferber, Kimberly Holcomb, Tre Wentling - HQ21.S47165 2013
  • Sexing the body : gender politics and the construction of sexuality / Anne Fausto-Sterling - HQ 1075 .F39 2000
  • She's not there : a life in two genders / Jennifer Finney Boylan - PS3552.O914Z477 2003
  • Some assembly required : the not-so-secret life of a transgender teen / Arin Andrews ; with Joshua Lyon - YA JVU HQ77.8.A53A3 2014
  • "Sometimes I can be anything" : power, gender, and identity in a primary classroom / Karen Gallas -   LC 212.92 .G35 1998
  • Strategies for teaching boys and girls, secondary level : a workbook for educators / Michael Gurian - LC212.9.G875 2008
  • The anthropology of childhood : cherubs, chattel, changelings / David F. Lancy - GN482.L36 2015
  • The creation of patriarchy / Gerda Lerner - HQ 1121 .L47 .C7 1986
  • The gender knot : unraveling our patriarchal legacy / Allan G. Johnson - HQ1075.J64 2014
  • The history of sexuality by Michel Foucault - HQ 12 .F6813 1990
  • The Jossey-Bass reader on gender in education / foreword by Susan M. Bailey - LC 212.92 .J67 2002
  • The minds of boys : saving our sons from falling behind in school and life / Michael Gurian - LC1390.G87 2005
  • The recognitions : a novel /  William Gaddis - PS3557.A28R4 1985
  • The secret lives of girls : what good girls really do -- sex play, aggression, and their guilt / Sharon Lamb - HQ777.L35 2001
  • The transgender studies reader 2 / edited by Susan Stryker and Aren Z. Aizura - HQ77.9.T72 2013
  • Transforming power : domination, empowerment, and education / Seth Kreisberg - LC 191.4 .K74 1992
  • Undoing gender Judith Butler - HQ 1075 .B89 2004
  • Women's philosophies of education : thinking through our mothers / edited by Connie Titone, Karen E. Maloney - LA 21 .095 1999
  • Writing down the bones : freeing the writer within / Natalie Goldberg - PN 145 .G64 1986
  • Writing well / Donald Hal - PE1408 .H312
  • Writing without teachers / Peter Elbow - PN 1409.5 .E5 1998