Education

  • American band: music, dreams, and coming of age in the heartland. Ind. Coll. 784.83 LAI
  • The Amish schools of Indiana. Ind. Coll. 371.071
  • The aqua-net diaries: big hair, big dreams, small town. 373.772 NIV
  • Assessing and teaching beginning readers: a picture is worth 1000 words. J 372.41 MAT Parenting
  • At play: teaching teenagers theater. 792.023 SWA
  • Big book of bulletin boards for every month. 371.335 CHE
  • The black-white achievement gap. 379.26 PAI
  • The blackboard and the bottom line: why schools can’t be businesses. 371.195 CUB
  • The book whisperer: awakening the inner reader in every child. 372.6 MIL
  • Boys and girls learn differently! 370.151 GUR
  • Brain rules: 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school. 612.82 MED
  • Building a school of one: one school’s journey: Goshen High School’s efforts to increase rigor and support every student. Ind. Coll. 373.772 KIR
  • Building blocks: making children successful in the early years of school. 372.21 MAE
  • Building character from the start: 201 activities to foster creativity, literacy, and play in K-3. J 372.011 RAG Parenting
  • Building engaged schools. 371.102 GOR
  • The bully, the bullied, and the bystander. 371.78 COL
  • Careers in education. 370.23 REI
  • A chance to make history: what works and what doesn’t in providing an excellent education for all. 371.102 KOP
  • Cheating our kids: how politics and greed ruin education. 379 WIL
  • Chicken soup for the soul in the classroom: lesson plans and students’ favorite stories for reading comprehension, writing skills, critical thinking, character building372.19 CHI, 373.236 CHI, 373.238 CHI
  • Chicken soup for the soul: teacher tales. 371.1 CHI
  • Chicken soup for the soul: teens talk high school. Y 158.1 CHI
  • Class pictures. Y 779.2 BEY
  • Class warfare: inside the fight to fix America’s schools. 371.01 BRI
  • Content area reading, writing, and storytelling. J 372.67 ELL Parenting
  • Conversations with great teachers. 371.1 SMO
  • The creative teacher. 371.3 SPR
  • Critical lessons: what our schools should teach. 373.11 NOD
  • The death and life of the great American school system: how testing and choice are undermining education. 370.973 RAV
  • Educating Esme: diary of a teacher’s first year. 372.11 COD
  • The end of molasses classes: getting our kids unstuck: 101 extraordinary solutions for parents and teachers. 371.102 CLA
  • Enriching the brain. 370.152 JEN
  • Every child ready to read: literacy tips for parents. 372.414 EVE
  • Everything sucks: losing my mind and finding myself in a high school quest for cool. Y 305.235 FRI
  • Excel for teachers. 005.54 EXC
  • Feel-bad education: and other contrarian essays on children and schooling. 370.973 KOH
  • Games with books. 028.8 KAY
  • The giant encyclopedia of lesson plans for children 3 to 6. J 372.21 GIA Parenting
  • The gifted teen survival guide: smart, sharp, and ready for (almost) anything. Y 155.5 GAL
  • The global achievement gap. 375.006 WAG
  • The good school: how smart parents get their kids the education they deserve. 371.192 TYR
  • Great books for high school kids. Y 028.5 GRE
  • The hardest questions aren’t on the test: lessons from an innovative urban school. 371.2 NAT
  • Hearing our teacher’s voice: the pursuit of faithfulness at Bethany Christian Schools. Ind. Coll. 373.772
  • High school’s not forever. Y 373.18 BLU
  • How Lincoln learned to read: twelve great Americans and the educations that made them. 370.973 WOL
  • How to choose the best preschool for your child: the ultimate guide to finding, getting into, and preparing for nursery school. 372.21 WAN
  • How to raise an amazing child: the Montessori way. 649.68 SEL
  • How to tutor your own child: boost grades and inspire a lifelong love of learning–without paying for a professional tutor. 371.394 RUB
  • How to walk to school: blueprint for a neighborhood school renaissance. 371.2 EDE
  • How your child learns best. 370.152 WIL
  • Inclusive lesson plans throughout the year. 372.13 INC
  • Inside secrets of finding a teaching job. 371.1 WAR
  • Intelligence and how to get it. 153.9 NIS
  • International perspectives on education. 370.9 INT
  • It’s not all flowers and sausages: my adventures in second grade. 372.11 SCO
  • Janice VanCleave’s teaching the fun of science to young learners. J 372.35 VAN Parenting
  • Key learning skills for children with autism spectrum disorders: a blueprint for life. 371.94 WHI
  • The knowledge deficit: closing the shocking education gap for American children. 372.4 HIR
  • The last dropout: stop the epidemic! 371.29 MIL
  • The last word: the best commentary and controversy in American education. 370.973 LAS
  • Letters to a young teacher. 371.1 KOZ
  • Liberty & learning: Milton Friedman’s voucher idea at fifty. 379.11 LIB
  • Light up your child’s mind: finding a unique pathway to happiness and success. 371.95 REN
  • Little big minds: sharing philosophy with kids. 108 MACC
  • The little book of restorative discipline for schools. 371.5 AMS
  • Little girls can be mean: four steps to bully-proof girls in  the early grades. 302.34 ANT
  • Lost at school: why our kids with behavioral challenges are falling through the cracks and how we can help them. 371.93 GRE
  • The making of Americans: democracy and our schools. 375.006 HIR
  • Math coach: a parent’s guide to helping children succeed in math. 510.71 WIC
  • Math doesn’t suck: how to survive middle school math without losing your mind or breaking a nail. Y 510 MACK
  • McGraw-Hill’s Spanish for educators. 468.342 DIA
  • The minds of boys: saving our sons from falling behind in school and life. 370.15 GUR
  • The Mom book goes to school: insider tips to ensure your child thrives in elementary and middle school. 371.192 DEB
  • The motivation breakthrough: 6 secrets to turning on the tuned-out child. 370.154 LAV
  • The muses go to school: inspiring stories about the importance of arts in education. 700.71 MUS
  • Naked reading: uncovering what tweens need to become lifelong readers. 028.55 LES
  • The new cool: a visionary teacher, his FIRST robotics team, and the ultimate battle of smarts. 629.892 BAS
  • The new kids: big dreams and brave journeys at a high school for immigrant teens. 373.18 HAU
  • Nothing daunted: the unexpected education of two society girls in the West. 371.1 WIC
  • Now you see it: how the brain science of attention will transform the way we live, work, and learn. 153.7 DAV
  • 101 great classroom games. 371.337 LUD
  • Opportunities in adult education careers. 374.002
  • Our school: the inspiring story of two teachers, one big idea, and the school that beat the odds. 371.01 JAC
  • Overcoming school anxiety. 649.124 PET
  • A parents’ and teachers’ guide to bilingualism. 404.2 BAK
  • Parents’ guide to IQ testing and gifted education. 371.95 PAL
  • A parents’ guide to the middle school years. 373.236 BRU
  • The price of stones: building a school for my village. Twesigye Jackson Kaguri. 967.61 KAG
  • Push has come to shove: getting our kids the education they deserve, even if it means picking a fight. 370.1 PER
  • Raising confident readers: how to teach your child to read and write, from baby to age seven. 372.416 GEN
  • Raising young children well: insights and ideas for parents and teachers. 649.122 RAI
  • Reaching boys, teaching boys: strategies that work – and why. 371.821 REI
  • Reading in the brain. 153 DEH
  • Real education: four simple truths for bringing America’s schools back to reality. 370 MUR
  • Relentless pursuit: a year in the trenches with Teach for America. 371.1 FOO
  • Research ate my brain: the panic-proof guide to surviving homework. Y 371.302 RES
  • Ridiculous/hilarious/terrible/cool: a year in an American high school. Y 373.18 COO
  • School kids/street kids: identity development in Latino students. 371.82 FLO
  • Secrets of a buccaneer-scholar: how self-education and the pursuit of passion can lead to a lifetime of success. 371.394 BAC
  • See me after class: advice for teachers by teachers. 371.1 ELD
  • Setting limits in the classroom: a complete guide to effective classroom management with a school-wide discipline plan. 371.102 MACK
  • The shame of the nation: the restoration of apartheid schooling in America. 379.263 KOZ
  • Spanish bulletin boards. 371.335 BRI
  • Standardized childhood: the political and cultural struggle over early education. 372.21 FUL
  • Starting with stories: engaging multiple intelligences through children’s books. 649.58 SCH
  • Storytime: young children’s literary understanding in the classroom. J 372.6 SIP Parenting
  • Straight talk about schools today. 371.01 MOL
  • Students’ rights. Y 344.079 STU
  • Taking sides. Clashing views on educational issues. 370.973 TAK
  • Teach like a champion. 371.3 LEM
  • Teach like your hair’s on fire. 372.1 ESQ
  • Teach with your heart: lessons I learned from the Freedom Writers. 373.11 GRU
  • Teacher man. B McCourt, Large Type B McCourt, CD B McCourt
  • Teachers have it easy: the big sacrifices and small salaries of America’s teachers. 371.1 MOU
  • Teaching as leadership: how highly effective teachers close the achievement gap. 371.102 FAR
  • Teaching what really happened: how to avoid the tyranny of textbooks and get students excited about doing history. 973 LOE
  • Tested: one American school struggles to make the grade. 379.158 PER
  • 32 third graders and one class bunny. 371.1 DON
  • Time to learn: how a new school schedule is making smarter kids, happier parents, and safer neighborhoods. 371.24 GAB
  • To teach: the journey, in comics. William Ayers, Ryan Alexander-Tanner. Graphic 371.102 AYE
  • Waiting for “Superman”: how we can save America’s failing public schools. 379.158 WAI, DVD 379.158
  • We want you to know: kids talk about bullying. Y 302.34 ELL
  • Weapons of mass instruction: a schoolteacher’s journey through the dark world of compulsory schooling. 370.1 GAT
  • What every parent needs to know about 1st, 2nd & 3rd grades. 372.241 BIC
  • What your fourth (fifth, sixth) grader needs to know. 372.242 WHA
  • What your kindergartner needs to know: preparing your child for a lifetime of learning. 372.218 WHA
  • What your preschooler needs to know. 372.21 WHA
  • What’s whole in whole language? 372.62 GOO
  • White’s rules: saving our youth one kid at a time. 371.93 WHI
  • Why boys fail. 371.821 WHI
  • Why don’t students like school? 370.15 WIL
  • Wonderland: a year in the life of an American high school. 305.235 BAM
  • Your kids & sports. 796.083 KOE
  • Your child’s strengths. 370.15 FOX
  • Your successful preschooler: ten skills children need to become confident and socially engaged. 649.68 DEN

HOMESCHOOLING

  • Aha!: how to teach math so kids get it. 649.68 GAS
  • College-prep homeschooling: your complete guide to homeschooling through high school. 371.042 BYE
  • The everything homeschooling book. 371.042 LIN
  • For the children’s sake: foundations of education for home and school. 370.1 MACA
  • Free range learning: how homeschooling changes everything. 371.042 WEL
  • Home education in Indiana. 371.042 HOM
  • Homeschooling: a family’s journey. 371.042 MIL
  • Homeschooling FAQs: 101 questions every homeschooling parent should ask. 371.042 ORR
  • The homeschooling option: how to decide when it’s right for your family. 371.042 RIV
  • Homeschooling the child with ADD (or other special needs). 371.042 HAY
  • 100 top picks for homeschool curriculum. J 371.042 DUF Parenting
  • Real lives: eleven teenagers who don’t go to school tell their own stories. 371.394 REA
  • So, why do you homeschool? J 371.042 DAV Parenting
  • The ultimate homeschool physical education game book. 371.042 BAI
  • The well-adjusted child: the social benefits of homeschooling. 371.042 GAT
  • Write these laws on your children: inside the world of conservative Christian homeschooling. 371.042 KUN

DISABILITIES

  • Different learners: identifying, preventing, and treating your child’s learning problems. 371.9 HEA
  • The gift of dyslexia. 371.914 DAV
  • A guide to special education advocacy. 344.079 COH
  • Helping children with Down syndrome communicate better. 649.15 KUM
  • It’s so much work to be your friend: helping the child with learning disabilities find social success. 371.92 LAV
  • Learning disabilities: A to Z: a complete guide to learning disabilities from preschool to adulthood. 371.92 SMI
  • The learning tree: overcoming learning disabilities from the ground up. 371.9043 GRE
  • Literacy and your deaf child. 371.912 STE
  • Negotiating the special education maze: a guide for parents & teachers. 371.91 NEG
  • Nolo’s IEP guide: learning disabilities. 371.9 SIE
  • A parent’s guide to developmental delays. 649.152 LEC
  • School success for kids with Asperger’s syndrome. 618.9289 SIL
  • See Johnny read!: the 5 most effective ways to end your son’s reading problems. 372.41 WOO
  • A special education: one family’s journey through the maze of learning disabilities. 306.8743 BUC
  • Teaching the restless: one school’s remarkable no-Ritalin approach to helping children learn and succeed. 371.93 MER
  • When babies read: a practical guide to help young children with hyperlexia, Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism. 371.914 JEN
  • Why cant u teach me 2 read?: three students and a mayor put our schools to the test. 372.43 FER
  • Widening the circle: the power of inclusive classrooms. 371.9046 SAP
  • Word play: fun games for building reading and writing skills in children with learning differences. 371.914 GOO

FICTION

  • Home school. Charles Webb. Fic WEB
  • Lessons of the heart: four novellas in which modern teachers learn about love. Rel. Fic LES
  • Schoolhouse brides. Rel. Fic SCH
  • Teaching stories. 808.83 TEA
  • ” Teech”. James Phillips. Fic PHI

REFERENCE

  • Education: meeting America’s needs? R 300.7 INF
  • Greenwood dictionary of education. R 370.3 GRE
  • Indiana’s academic standards. Ind. Coll. R 379.2 IND, Spanish Lang. R 379.2 IND
  • Learning disabilities sourcebook. R 371.926 LEA
  • Patterson’s American education. R 373 PAT
  • Patterson’s elementary education. R 372 PAT
  • Peterson’s private secondary schools. R 373.222 PET

MAGAZINES

  • Education digest
  • Home education magazine
  • Homeschooling today
  • IAHE (Ind. Assn. of Home Educators) informer
  • The old schoolhouse: the magazine for homeschool families
  • Teaching tolerance

INTERNET RESOURCES

LA EDUCACIÓN EN ESPAÑOL / EDUCATION IN SPANISH

  • Ayude a sus hijos a tener éxito en la escuela. Spanish Lang. 371.829 DAB
  • Estimula a tu bebe. Spanish Lang. 649.122 DOD
  • Padres brillantes, maestros fascinantes: no hay jovenes dificiles, sino una educación inadecuada. Spanish Lang. 370.1 CUR

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