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Bain, Ken (2005) Lo que hacen los mejores profesores de universidad.
Alberto Luis Gómez, Jesús Romero-Morante
Andershed, Anna-Karin. (2005). In Sync with Adolescence: The Role of Morningness-Eveningness in Development. N.Y.: Springer Science & Business Media, Inc.
Wendy S. Crank

Essay Reviews

An Essay review of Academia and activism: An essay review of Jean Anyon's Radical Possibilities. Vol. 8 No. 1
Wendy S. Crank

Brief Reviews

19 Urban Questions: Teaching in the City
Shirley R Steinberg, Joe L Kincheloe
Art, Culture, & Education: Artful Teaching in a Fractured Landscape.
Karel Rose, Joe L Kincheloe
Ready-to-Use Reading Assessments & Intervention Strategies for K-2: Rubrics, Record-Keeping Sheets, Student Profiles, and Assessments With Reproducible Testing Mini-Books That Help You Evaluate Student Reading and Guide Their Literacy Instruction.Gradesk2
Brenda M Weaver
Reading IS Seeing: Learning to Visualize Scenes, Characters, Ideas, and Text Worlds to Improve Comprehension and Reflective Reading.
Jeffrey D Wilhelm
Brief Counseling That Works: A Solution-Focused Approach for School Counselors and Administrators.
Gerald B Sklare
Power Tools Recharged: 125+ Essential Forms and Presentations for Your School Library Information Program.
Joyce Kasman Valenza
Teacher Says: 30 Foolproof Ways to Help Kids Thrive in School
Evelyn Porreca Vuko
Learning to Teach Language Arts in a Field-Based Setting.
Donna L. Wiseman, Laurie Elish-Piper, Angela M. Wiseman
Best Practice: Today's Standards for Teaching and Learning in America's Schools
Steven Zemelman, Harvey Daniels, Arthur Hyde
Toward a Peaceable Future: Redefining Peace, Security and Kyosei From a Multidisciplinary Perspective
Yoichiro Murakami, Noiko Kawamura, Shin Chiba
Readers at Risk: 160 Activities to Develop Language Arts Skills in the Inclusive Classroom.
Jack Umstatter
3-Minute Reading Assessments: Word Recognition, Fluency & Comprehension. Grades 5-8.
Timothy V. Rasinski,, Nancy Padak
Doom, gloom, and the misunderstanding of higher education: An essay review. Vol. 8 No. 2
John Rothfork
ADD: The 20 Hour Solution: Training Minds to Concentrate and Self- Regulate Naturally Without Medication.
Mark & Steinberg, Othmer Siegfried
The Frazzled Principal’s Wellness Plan: Reclaiming Time, Managing Stress, and Creating a Healthy Lifestyle.
J. Allen Queen, Patsy S Queen
Tuned In and Fired Up: How Teaching Can Inspire Real Learning in the Classroom.
Sam M. Intrator
Teen Dating Violence: The Invisible Peril.
Susan M Sanders
Words Work! How to Change Your Language to Improve Behaviour in Your Classroom
Terry Mahony
Getting Organized.
Angela Thody, Derek Bowden
Teaching the Essentials of Reading with Picture Books: 15 Lessons that Use Favorite Picture Books to Teach Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Fluency, Comprehension, and Vocabulary
Alyse Sweeney
Asperger Syndrome: What Teachers Need to Know.
Matt Winter
Physical Development in the Early Years
Lynda Woodfield
Making Sense: Small-Group Comprehension Lessons for English Language Learners.
Juli Kendall, Outey Khuon
Math Essentials, Middle School Level: Lessons and Activities for Test Preparation.
Frances McBroom Thompson
Genre Assessments for Informational, Biographical, and Procedural Texts. with Reading Passages for Informational, Biographical, and Procedural Texts.
Sheila Muldaur
Just-Right Writing Mini-Lessons, Grade 1: 75 Mini-Lessons to Teach Your First Graders the Essential Skills and Strategies Beginning Writers Need.
Cheryl M. Sigmon, Sylvia M Ford
ICT in the Early Years
Mark O’Hara
Deeper Reading: Comprehending Challenging Texts, 4–12
Kelly Gallagher
Why Can’t You Behave?: The Teacher’s Guide to Creative Classroom Management, K-3.
Paula Rogovin
Self-evaluation in the Global Classroom.
John E. C MacBeath, Hidenori Sugimine
Prewriting Graphic Organizers and Planning Sheets: Must-Have Tools to Help All Students Gather and Organize Their Thoughts to Jumpstart the Writing Process.
Jane Roberts
Write as an Expert: Explicit Teaching of Genres.
Liz Simon
Creativity in the Classroom: Schools of Curious Delight.
Alane Jordan Starko
Learning to Teach…Not Just for Beginners
Linda Shalaway
Essential Linguistics: What You Need to Know to Teach Reading, ESL, Spelling, Phonics, and Grammar.
David E Freeman, Yvonne S Freeman
High-Stakes Testing: Coping with Collateral Damage.
R. Murray Thomas
Creating a Bully-Free Classroom: An Effective Framework With Strategies and Activities That Build a Safe Classroom Community Where All Children Thrive.
Carol S. McMullen
Smart Play: 101 Fun, Easy Games That Enhance Intelligence
Barbara Sher
A Book is a Present: Selecting Text for Intentional Teaching.
Margaret E Mooney
Reading Families: The Literate Lives of Urban Children.
Catherine Compton-Lilly
Early Reading Assessment: A Practitioner’s Handbook
Natalie Rathvon
Ready or Not Here Life Comes
Mel D Levine
Teaching 3-8: Meeting the Standards for Initial Teacher Training and Induction
Mark O’Hara
Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level.
Sally Shaywitz
Just-Right Writing Mini-Lessons, Grades 2-3: Mini-Lessons to Teach Your Students the Essential Skills and Strategies They Need to Write Fiction and Nonfiction.
Cheryl M. Sigmon, Sylvia M Ford
Writing Essentials: Raising Expectations and Results While Simplifying Teaching
Regie Routman
Experiencing Dewey: Insights for Today's Classroom
Donna Adair Breault, Rick Breault
Fluency Lessons for the Overhead: Grades 4 - 6.
Alyse Sweeney
Full Service Community Schools: Prevention of Delinquency in Students With Mental Illness and/or Poverty.
Robert F. Kronick
America’s “Failing” Schools: How Parents and Teachers Can Cope With No Child Left Behind
W James Popham
Critical Literacy: Enhancing Students’ Comprehension of Text.
Maureen McLaughlin, Glenn L DeVoogd
When Reading Begins: The Teacher’s Role in Decoding, Comprehension, and Fluency.
Ardith Davis Cole
Problem-Posing with Multicultural Children's Literature: Developing Critical Early Childhood Curricula
Elizabeth P Quintero
Teaching as Inquiry: Rethinking Curriculum in Early Childhood Education.
Lynn T Hill, Andrew J Stremmel, Victoria R Fu
Presidential Transition in Higher Education: Managing Leadership Change
James Martin, James E Samels
Why Gender Matters: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know About the Emerging Science of Sex Differences
Leonard Sax
Nonfiction Writing From the Inside Out: Writing Lessons Inspired by Conversations with Leading Authors.
Laura Robb
Classroom Teacher's Survival Guide: Practical Strategies, Management Techniques, and Reproducibles for New and Experienced Teachers.
Ronald L Partin
Response and Analysis: Teaching Literature in Secondary School.
Robert E. Probst
Towards Cooperative Learning in Elementary School Physical Education.
Glenn Kirchner
Improving Early Literacy: Strategies and Activities for Struggling Students (K-3)
Wilma H Miller
Designing Early Literacy Programs: Strategies for At-Risk Preschool and Kindergarten Children
Lea McGee, Donald Richgels
The Special Educator’s Survival Guide
Roger Pierangelo
Going Graphic: Comics at Work in the Multilingual Classroom
Stephen Cary
From Rage to Hope: Strategies for Reclaiming Black & Hispanic Students
Crystal Kuykendall
Writing Essentials: Raising Expectations and Results While Simplifying Teaching.
Regie Routman
Motivating Primary-Grade Students.
Michael Pressley, Sara E. Dolezal, Lisa M. Raphael, Lindsey Mohan, Alysia D. Roehrig, Kristen Bogner
Effective Literacy Practice in Years 1 to 4.
Ministry of Education New Zealand
Making Freedom: African Americans in United States History.
Inc Primary Source
Latino/a Discourses: On Language, Identity & Literacy Education.
Michelle Hall Kells, Valerie Balester, Victor Villanueva
Language Arts Idea Bank: Instructional Strategies for Supporting Student Learning.
Graham Foster
Preventing Bullying in Schools: A Guide for Teachers and Other Professionals.
Chris Lee
Active Learning in Secondary and College Science Classrooms: A Working Model for Helping the Learner to Learn
Joel A. Michael, Harold I. Modell
Aligning Resources for Student Outcomes: School-Based Steps to Success
M. James Kedro
Differentiated Instruction: Making It Work: A Practical Guide to Planning, Managing, and Implementing Differentiated Instruction to Meet the Needs of All Learners.
Patti Drapeua
Improving Early Literacy: Strategies and Activities for Struggling Students (K-3).
Wilma H. Miller
Using Technology Evaluation to Enhance Student Learning
Barbara Means, Geneva D Haertel
Find Your Voice: A Methodology for Enhancing Literacy Through Re- Writing and Re-Acting.
Gail Noppe-Brandon
Reading Miscue Inventory: From Evaluation to Instruction.
Yetta M Goodman, Dorothy Watson, Carolyn burke
Activities for a Comprehensive Approach to Literacy.
Nancy Lee Cecil
SPSS 12 Made Simple.
Paul R. Kinnear, Colin D Gray
Choice Words: How Our Language Affects Children’s Learning
Peter H Johnston
College Knowledge: What It Really Takes for Students to Succeed and What We Can Do to Get Them Ready
David Conley
Genius Denied: How to Stop Wasting Our Brightest Young Minds.
Bob Davidson, Jan Davidson, Laura Vanderkam
Science Essentials, Elementary Level: Lessons and Activities for Test Preparation.
Mark J Handwerker
Genre Across the Curriculum
Anne Herrington, Charles Moran
Writing Through the Tween Years: Supporting Writers, Grades 3-6.
Bruce Morgan, Deb Odom
The Game of School: Why We All Play It, How It Hurts Kids, and What It Will Take to Change It.
Robert L. Fried
Inclusion Strategies That Work! : Research-Based Methods for the Classroom.
Tobi J Karten
The Joy of Teaching: A Practical Guide for New College Instructors.
Peter Filene
Learning From Television: What the Research Says.
Godwin C Chu, Wilbur Schramm
Designing Courses and Teaching on the Web: A “How-to” Guide to Proven, Innovative Strategies.
Mercedes M. Fisher
Managing Independent Reading: Effective Classroom Routines: Lessons, Strategies, and Literacy-Building Activities That Teach Children the Routines and Behaviors They Need to Become Better Readers. Grades K-2.
Deborah Diffily, Charlotte Sassman
Playing Outdoors in the Early Years.
Ross Garrick
Resilient Classrooms: Creating Healthy Environments for Learning.
Beth Doll, Steven Zucker, Katherine Brehm
Educating for a Culture of Peace.
Riane Eisler, Ron Miller
Teaching Comprehension: A Systematic and Practical Framework With Lessons and Strategies
Eileen Carr, Loviah Aldinger, Judythe Patberg
The Substitute Teaching Survival Guide: Emergency Lesson Plans and Essential Advice.
John Dellinger
A Passion for Teaching.
Christopher Day
Socratic Circles: Fostering Critical and Creative Thinking in Middle and High School.
Matt Copeland
Setting the Record Straight: Responses to Misconceptions about Public Education in the U.S.
Gerald W Bracey
An Imaginative Approach to Teaching
Egan Kieran
The Special Education Consultant Teacher: Enabling Children with Disabilities to be Educated with Nondisabled Children to the Maximum Extent Possible.
Edward Burns
Dawson, Peg, & Guare, Richard (2004). Executive Skills in Children and Adolescents.
Peg Dawson, Richard Guare
Emotional Pedagogy: To Feel in Order to Learn: Incorporating Emotional Intelligence in Your Teaching Strategies.
Daniel Chabot, Michel Chabot
Comprehension Process Instruction: Creating Reading Success in Grades K-3.
Carhy Collins Block, Lori L. Rodgers, Rebecca B. Johnson
Engaging Troubling Students: A Constructivist Approach.
Scot Danforth, Terry Jo Smith
Rethinking Preparation for Content Area Teaching: The Reading Apprenticeship Approach.
Jane Braunger, David M Donahue, Kate Evans, Tomás Galguera
6+1 Traits of Writing: The Complete Guide for Primary Grades.
Ruth Culham
Emotional Pedagogy: To Feel in Order to Learn: Incorporating Emotional Intelligence in Your Teaching Strategies
Daniel Chabot, Michel Chabot
Resiliency: What We Have Learned.
Bonnie Benard
Writing for Academic Success: A Postgraduate Guide.
Gail Craswell
The Tactful Teacher: Effective Communication with Parents, Colleagues, and Administrators.
Yvonne Bender
The Power of Picture Books in Teaching Math and Science.
Lynn Columba, Cathy Y. Kim, Alden J. Moe
College Counseling Sourcebook: Advice and Strategies from Experienced School Counselors.
Examination Board College Entrance
Nonfiction Passages with Graphic Organizers for Independent Practice.
Alice Boynton, Wiley Blevins
I’m the Teacher, You’re the Student: A Semester in the University Classroom.
Patrick Allitt