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Education

  • Addicted to reform: a twelve-step program to rescue public education. John Merrow. 371.01 MER
  • After the education wars: how smart schools upend the business of reform. Andrea Gabor. 370.973 GAB
  • American band: music, dreams, and coming of age in the heartlandInd. Coll. 784.83 LAI
  • American teacher: heroes in the classroom371.1 FRI
  • The Amish schools of Indiana. Ind. Coll. 371.071
  • The aqua-net diaries: big hair, big dreams, small town373.772 NIV
  • Assessing and teaching beginning readers: a picture is worth 1000 wordsJ 372.41 MAT Parenting
  • At play: teaching teenagers theater792.023 SWA
  • The battle for Room 314: my year of hope and despair in a New York City high school. Ed Boland. 373.11 BOL
  • Beyond measure: rescuing an overscheduled, overtested, underestimated generation. Vicki Abeles. 370.973 ABE
  • Beyond the blackboard: lessons on love from the School With No Name371.826 BES
  • Big book of bulletin boards for every month371.335 CHE
  • The black-white achievement gap379.26 PAI
  • Blackboard: a personal history of the classroom814 BUZ
  • The blackboard and the bottom line: why schools can’t be businesses371.195 CUB
  • The book whisperer: awakening the inner reader in every child372.6 MIL
  • Born to rise: a story of children and teachers reaching their highest potential371.826 KEN
  • Boys and girls learn differently! 370.151 GUR
  • Boys in poverty: a framework for understanding dropout. Ruby K. Payne, Paul D. Slocumb. 371.2913 PAY
  • Brain rules: 12 principles for surviving and thriving at work, home, and school612.82 MED
  • The bridge to brilliance: how one principal in a tough community is inspiring the world. Nadia Lopez. 371.01 LOP
  • Building a better teacher: how teaching works (and how to teach it to everyone)371.102 GRE
  • Building a school of one: one school’s journey: Goshen High School’s efforts to increase rigor and support every studentInd. Coll. 373.772 KIR
  • Building blocks: making children successful in the early years of school372.21 MAE
  • Building character from the start: 201 activities to foster creativity, literacy, and play in K-3J 372.011 RAG Parenting
  • Building engaged schools371.102 GOR
  • Bully: an action plan for teachers and parents to combat the bullying crisis371.78 BUL
  • The bully, the bullied, and the bystander. 371.78 COL
  • Careers in education370.23 REI
  • A chance to make history: what works and what doesn’t in providing an excellent education for all371.102 KOP
  • Cheating our kids: how politics and greed ruin education379 WIL
  • Chicken soup for the soul in the classroom: lesson plans and students’ favorite stories for reading comprehension, writing skills, critical thinking, character building.  372.19 CHI, 373.236 CHI, 373.238 CHI
  • Chicken soup for the soul: teacher tales371.1 CHI
  • Class warfare: inside the fight to fix America’s schools371.01 BRI
  • Confessions of a bad teacher: the shocking truth from the front lines of American public education371.01 OWE
  • Content area reading, writing, and storytelling. J 372.67 ELL Parenting
  • Conversations with great teachers371.1 SMO
  • Creating Room to Read: a story of hope in the battle for global literacy0124 WOO
  • The creative teacher371.3 SPR
  • Critical lessons: what our schools should teach373.11 NOD
  • The death and life of the great American school system: how testing and choice are undermining education370.973 RAV
  • Deeper learning: how eight innovative public schools are transforming education in the twenty-first century. Monica R. Martinez, Dennis McGrath. 371.207 MAR
  • Divided we fail: the story of an African American community that ended the era of school desegregation379.263 GAR
  • Drama high: the incredible true story of a brilliant teacher, a struggling town, and the magic of theater373.224 SOK
  • Educating all God’s children: what Christians can– and should– do to improve public education for low-income kids261.832 FUL
  • Educating Esme: diary of a teacher’s first year372.11 COD
  • The end of molasses classes: getting our kids unstuck: 101 extraordinary solutions for parents and teachers371.102 CLA
  • The end of the rainbow: how educating for happiness (not money) would transform our schools. Susan Engel. 370.1 ENG
  • Enriching the brain370.152 JEN
  • Every child ready to read: literacy tips for parents372.414 EVE
  • Everything a new elementary school teacher really needs to know: (but didn’t learn in college). 371.1024 KRI
  • Everything sucks: losing my mind and finding myself in a high school quest for coolY 305.235 FRI
  • F in exams: the very best totally wrong test answers371.26 BEN
  • Faith ed: teaching about religion in an age of intolerance. Linda K. Wertheimer. 379.28 WER
  • Feel-bad education: and other contrarian essays on children and schooling370.973 KOH
  • Fight to learn: the struggle to go to school. Laura Scandiffio. Y 306.43 SCA
  • Fire in the ashes: twenty-five years among the poorest children in America. Jonathan Kozol. 362.775 KOZ
  • Free to learn: why unleashing the instinct to play will make our children happier, more self-reliant, and better students for life155.418 GRA
  • Games with books028.8 KAY
  • Getting schooled: the reeducation of an American teacher373.11 KEI
  • The giant encyclopedia of lesson plans for children 3 to 6J 372.21 GIA Parenting
  • The global achievement gap375.006 WAG
  • The good school: how smart parents get their kids the education they deserve371.192 TYR
  • The hardest questions aren’t on the test: lessons from an innovative urban school371.2 NAT
  • Hearing our teacher’s voice: the pursuit of faithfulness at Bethany Christian SchoolsInd. Coll. 373.772
  • Hoosier school heist: how corporations and theocrats stole democracy from public education379.152 MAR
  • Hope against hope: three schools, one city, and the struggle to educate America’s children370.976 CAR
  • How children succeed: grit, curiosity, and the hidden power of character372.21 TOU
  • How Lincoln learned to read: twelve great Americans and the educations that made them370.973 WOL
  • How schools work: an inside account of failure and success from one of the nation’s longest-serving secretaries of education. Arne Duncan. 379.2 DUN
  • How to choose the best preschool for your child: the ultimate guide to finding, getting into, and preparing for nursery school372.21 WAN
  • How to raise an amazing child: the Montessori way649.68 SEL
  • How to tutor your own child: boost grades and inspire a lifelong love of learning–without paying for a professional tutor371.394 RUB
  • How to walk to school: blueprint for a neighborhood school renaissance371.2 EDE
  • How we learn: the surprising truth about when, where, and why it happens. Benedict Carey. 153.15 CAR
  • How your child learns best370.152 WIL
  • I got schooled: the unlikely story of how a moonlighting movie maker learned the five keys to closing America’s education gap371.826 SHY
  • I wish my teacher knew: how one question can change everything for our kids. Kyle Schwartz. 370.114 SCH
  • I’d like to apologize to every teacher I ever had: my year as a rookie teacher at Northeast High371.1 DAN
  • Improbable scholars: the rebirth of a great American school system and a strategy for America’s schools. David L. Kirp. 371.207 KIR
  • Inclusive lesson plans throughout the year372.13 INC
  • Inside secrets of finding a teaching job371.1 WAR
  • Intelligence and how to get it153.9 NIS
  • International perspectives on education370.9 INT
  • It takes a school: the extraordinary story of an American school in the world’s #1 failed state. Jonathan Starr. 373.09 STA
  • It’s not all flowers and sausages: my adventures in second grade372.11 SCO
  • Janice VanCleave’s teaching the fun of science to young learnersJ 372.35 VAN Parenting
  • Key learning skills for children with autism spectrum disorders: a blueprint for life371.94 WHI
  • The knowledge deficit: closing the shocking education gap for American children372.4 HIR
  • The last dropout: stop the epidemic! 371.29 MIL
  • The last thousand: one school’s promise in a nation at war. Jeffrey E. Stern. 370.95 STE
  • The last word: the best commentary and controversy in American education370.973 LAS
  • The learning habit: a groundbreaking approach to homework and parenting that helps our children succeed in school and life. Stephanie Donaldson-Pressman, Rebecca Jackson, Robert Pressman. 371.3028 DON
  • Lessons of hope: how to fix our schools. Joel Klein. 371.207 KLE
  • Letters to a young teacher371.1 KOZ
  • Light up your child’s mind: finding a unique pathway to happiness and success371.95 REN
  • Lit up: one reporter, three schools, twenty-four books that can change lives. David Denby. 809 DEN
  • Little big minds: sharing philosophy with kids. 108 MACC
  • The little book of restorative discipline for schools371.5 AMS
  • Little girls can be mean: four steps to bully-proof girls in  the early grades302.34 ANT
  • Lost at school: why our kids with behavioral challenges are falling through the cracks and how we can help them371.93 GRE
  • Loving learning: how progressive education can save America’s schools. Tom Little, Katherine Ellison. 371.3 LIT
  • The making of Americans: democracy and our schools375.006 HIR
  • Math coach: a parent’s guide to helping children succeed in math510.71 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 educators468.342 DIA
  • Middle school makeover: improving the way you and your child experience the middle school years. Michelle Icard. 373.236 ICA
  • The minds of boys: saving our sons from falling behind in school and life370.15 GUR
  • Mission High: one school, how experts tried to fail it, and the students and teachers who made it triumph. Kristina Rizga. 371.262 RIZ
  • More than a score: the new uprising against high-stakes testing371.26 MOR
  • Most likely to succeed: preparing our kids for the innovation era. Tony Wagner, Ted Dintersmith. 371.207 WAG
  • The motivation breakthrough: 6 secrets to turning on the tuned-out child370.154 LAV
  • “Multiplication is for white people”: raising expectations for other people’s children379.26 DEL
  • The muses go to school: inspiring stories about the importance of arts in education700.71 MUS
  • The new cool: a visionary teacher, his FIRST robotics team, and the ultimate battle of smarts629.892 BAS
  • The new kids: big dreams and brave journeys at a high school for immigrant teens373.18 HAU
  • No citizen left behind. Meira Levinson. 370.115 LEV
  • Nothing daunted: the unexpected education of two society girls in the West371.1 WIC
  • Now you see it: how the brain science of attention will transform the way we live, work, and learn153.7 DAV
  • 101 great classroom games371.337 LUD
  • One teacher in ten in the new millennium: LGBT educators speak out about what’s gotten better and what hasn’t371.1008 ONE
  • The one world schoolhouse: education reimagined371.334 KHA
  • Open the door: how to excite young people about poetry808.1 OPE
  • Opportunities in adult education careers374.002
  • The opportunity equation: how citizen teachers are combating the achievement gap in America’s schools. Eric Schwarz. 370.973 SCH
  • Our school: the inspiring story of two teachers, one big idea, and the school that beat the odds371.01 JAC
  • Overcoming school anxiety649.124 PET
  • The parent backpack for Kindergarten through grade 5: how to support your child’s education, end homework meltdowns, and build parent-teacher connections192 NIC
  • A parents’ and teachers’ guide to bilingualism404.2 BAK
  • Parents’ guide to IQ testing and gifted education371.95 PAL
  • A parents’ guide to the middle school years373.236 BRU
  • Poetry aloud here 2: sharing poetry with children. Sylvia M. Vardell. 372.64 VAR
  • The price of stones: building a school for my village. Twesigye Jackson Kaguri. 967.61 KAG
  • The priority list: a teacher’s final quest to discover life’s greatest lessons371.1 MEN
  • The prize: who’s in charge of America’s schools? Dale Russakoff. 371.207 RUS
  • The promise of a pencil: how an ordinary person can create extraordinary change371.826 BRA
  • Promises kept: raising Black boys to succeed in school and in life371.829 BRE
  • Push has come to shove: getting our kids the education they deserve, even if it means picking a fight370.1 PER
  • Radical: fighting to put students first371.01 RHE
  • Raising confident readers: how to teach your child to read and write, from baby to age seven372.414 GEN
  • Raising the curve: a year inside one of America’s 45,000* failing public schools372.97 BER
  • Raising young children well: insights and ideas for parents and teachers649.122 RAI
  • Reaching boys, teaching boys: strategies that work – and why371.821 REI
  • The read-aloud handbook. Jim Trelease. 3726 TRE
  • Reading in the brain153 DEH
  • Reading in the wild: the book whisperer’s keys to cultivating lifelong reading habits372.4 MIL
  • Ready for Kindergarten!: from recognizing colors to making friends, your essential guide to Kindergarten prep. Deborah J. Stewart. 372.21 STE
  • Real education: four simple truths for bringing America’s schools back to reality370 MUR
  • Real talk for real teachers: advice for teachers from rookies to veterans: “no retreat, no surrender”. Rafe Esquith. 371.102 ESQ
  • Reign of error: the hoax of the privatization movement and the danger to America’s public schools371.01 RAV
  • Relentless pursuit: a year in the trenches with Teach for America371.1 FOO
  • Reluctant disciplinarian: advice on classroom management from a softy who became (eventually) a successful teacher371.1024 RUB
  • Research ate my brain: the panic-proof guide to surviving homeworkY 371.302 RES
  • Ridiculous/hilarious/terrible/cool: a year in an American high schoolY 373.18 COO
  • The road out: a teacher’s odyssey in poor America. Deborah Hicks. 371.822 HIC
  • Saving the school: the true story of a principal, a teacher, a coach, a bunch of kids, and a year in the crosshairs of education reform. Michael Brick. 373.76 BRI
  • School kids/street kids: identity development in Latino students371.82 FLO
  • The school revolution: a new answer for our broken education system370.1 PAU
  • The schoolhouse gate: public education, the Supreme Court, and the battle for the American mind. Justin Driver. 344.079 DRI
  • Screen schooled: two veteran teachers expose how technology overuse is making our kids dumber. Joe Clement, Matt Miles. 371.334 CLE
  • Secrets of a buccaneer-scholar: how self-education and the pursuit of passion can lead to a lifetime of success371.394 BAC
  • See me after class: advice for teachers by teachers371.1 ELD
  • The secrets of top students: tips, tools, and techniques for acing high school and college. Stefanie Weisman. Y 371.302 WEI
  • Setting limits in the classroom: a complete guide to effective classroom management with a school-wide discipline plan371.102 MACK
  • The shame of the nation: the restoration of apartheid schooling in America379.263 KOZ
  • The smartest kids in the world: and how they got that way. Amanda Ripley. 370.9 RIP
  • Soar: how boys learn, succeed, and develop character371.821 BAN
  • Something must be done about Prince Edward County: a family, a Virginia town, a civil rights battle. Kristen Green. 379.263 GRE
  • Spanish bulletin boards371.335 BRI
  • Starting with stories: engaging multiple intelligences through children’s books649.58 SCH
  • Storytime: young children’s literary understanding in the classroomJ 372.6 SIP Parenting
  • Substitute: going to school with a thousand kids. Nicholson Baker. 371.1 BAK
  • Teach like a champion371.3 LEM
  • Teach like your hair’s on fire372.1 ESQ
  • Teach with your heart: lessons I learned from the Freedom Writers373.11 GRU
  • Teacher manB McCourt, Large Type B McCourt, CD B McCourt
  • The teacher wars: a history of America’s most embattled profession. Dana Goldstein. 371.102 GOL
  • Teachers have it easy: the big sacrifices and small salaries of America’s teachers371.1 MOU
  • Teaching as leadership: how highly effective teachers close the achievement gap371.102 FAR
  • Teaching what really happened: how to avoid the tyranny of textbooks and get students excited about doing history973 LOE
  • Teens, technology, and literacy, or, Why bad grammar isn’t always bad373.133 BRA
  • 32 third graders and one class bunny371.1 DON
  • Tim Gunn: the natty professor: a master class on mentoring, motivating, and making it work! Tim Gunn. 371.102 GUN
  • Time to learn: how a new school schedule is making smarter kids, happier parents, and safer neighborhoods371.24 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 schools379.158 WAI, DVD 379.158
  • Weapons of mass instruction: a schoolteacher’s journey through the dark world of compulsory schooling370.1 GAT
  • What every parent needs to know about 1st, 2nd & 3rd grades372.241 BIC
  • What I didn’t know: true stories of becoming a teacher371.1 WHA
  • What teachers make: in praise of the greatest job in the world371.1 MAL
  • What your first (second) grader needs to know241 WHA
  • What your fourth (fifth, sixth) grader needs to know372.242 WHA
  • What your kindergartner needs to know: preparing your child for a lifetime of learning372.218 WHA
  • What your preschooler needs to know372.21 WHA
  • What’s whole in whole language? 372.62 GOO
  • White’s rules: saving our youth one kid at a time371.93 WHI
  • Why boys fail371.821 WHI
  • “Why do only white people get abducted by aliens?”: teaching lessons from the Bronx373.74 GAR
  • Why don’t students like school? 370.15 WIL
  • Wonderland: a year in the life of an American high school305.235 BAM
  • Your kids & sports796.083 KOE
  • Your child’s strengths370.15 FOX
  • Your successful preschooler: ten skills children need to become confident and socially engaged649.68 DEN

HOMESCHOOLING

  • Aha!: how to teach math so kids get it649.68 GAS
  • The brainy bunch: the Harding family’s method to college ready by age twelve371.192 HAR
  • College-prep homeschooling: your complete guide to homeschooling through high school371.042 BYE
  • The everything guide to homeschooling: all you need to create the best curriculum and learning environment for your child371.042 LIN
  • For the children’s sake: foundations of education for home and school370.1 MACA
  • Free range learning: how homeschooling changes everything371.042 WEL
  • Home education in Indiana371.042 HOM
  • Homeschooling: a family’s journey371.042 MIL
  • Homeschooling FAQs: 101 questions every homeschooling parent should ask371.042 ORR
  • The homeschooling option: how to decide when it’s right for your family371.042 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 stories371.394 REA
  • So, why do you homeschool? J 371.042 DAV Parenting
  • The ultimate homeschool physical education game book371.042 BAI
  • The well-adjusted child: the social benefits of homeschooling371.042 GAT
  • Write these laws on your children: inside the world of conservative Christian homeschooling371.042 KUN
  • The year of learning dangerously: adventures in homeschooling371042 CUM

DISABILITIES

  • Different learners: identifying, preventing, and treating your child’s learning problems371.9 HEA
  • The dyslexia empowerment plan: a blueprint for renewing your child’s confidence and love of learning616.8553 FOS
  • For the benefit of those who see: dispatches from the world of the blind371.911 MAH
  • The gift of dyslexia371.914 DAV
  • A guide to special education advocacy. 344.079 COH
  • Helping children with Down syndrome communicate better649.15 KUM
  • The hidden link between vision and learning: why millions of learning-disabled children are misdiagnosed. Wendy Beth Rosen. 371.911 ROS
  • It’s so much work to be your friend: helping the child with learning disabilities find social success371.92 LAV
  • Learning disabilities: A to Z: a complete guide to learning disabilities from preschool to adulthood371.92 SMI
  • The learning tree: overcoming learning disabilities from the ground up371.9043 GRE
  • Literacy and your deaf child371.912 STE
  • Negotiating the special education maze: a guide for parents & teachers371.91 NEG
  • Nolo’s IEP guide: learning disabilities371.9 SIE
  • A parent’s guide to developmental delays649.152 LEC
  • School success for kids with Asperger’s syndrome618.9289 SIL
  • See Johnny read!: the 5 most effective ways to end your son’s reading problems372.41 WOO
  • Social skills games and activities for kids with autism371.94 ASH
  • A special education: one family’s journey through the maze of learning disabilities306.8743 BUC
  • Square peg: my story and what it means for raising innovators, visionaries, and out-of-the-box thinkers. L. Todd Rose. 371.9 ROS
  • Thinking differently: an inspiring guide for parents of children with learning disabilities. David Flink. 371.9 FLI
  • When babies read: a practical guide to help young children with hyperlexia, Asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism371.914 JEN
  • Why cant u teach me 2 read?: three students and a mayor put our schools to the test372.43 FER
  • Widening the circle: the power of inclusive classrooms371.9046 SAP
  • Word play: fun games for building reading and writing skills in children with learning differences371.914 GOO

FICTION

  • Home school. Charles Webb. Fic WEB
  • Lessons of the heart: four novellas in which modern teachers learn about loveRel. Fic LES
  • Schoolhouse bridesRel. Fic SCH
  • Teaching stories808.83 TEA

REFERENCE

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

MAGAZINES

  • Education digest
  • Homeschooling today

INTERNET RESOURCES

LA EDUCACIÓN EN ESPAÑOL / EDUCATION IN SPANISH

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