Books tagged: k12 education

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Finding Middle Ground in K-12 Education: Balancing Best Practices and the Law
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 74,800. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010 by Gordon Burgett. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Education
Brian Schwartz masterfully makes complex K-12 education laws understandable while Jim Burgett magically creates win-win situations. Here, the two prize-winning educators balance best practices and the law in a compelling book that’s full of practicality, reality, humor, and common sense. “It should be required reading by every educator everywhere” is what we hear most.
Publishing Student Writing to the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch Using Smashwords and Bluefire Reader
Price: Free! Words: 3,620. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
(5.00)
This short work describes how educators can gather student work into an eBook, quickly create cover art using PowerPoint, format it for uploading to Smashwords (including links to Smashwords Style Guide), upload it, and then invite students to download it to their iDevice via the free Bluefire Reader app. No cables, syncing, or iTunes required!
Information Literacy in the Wild
Price: Free! Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Essay » Technology
Edited by Kristin Fontichiaro. Foreword by Jeffrey MacKie-Mason. A collection of essays on the topic of information and digital literacy from multiple perspectives.
Seeds For Change: Education Reform in Context
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,420. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / charter schools
(4.00)
Seeds for Change: Education Reform in Context is the beginning point for discussions that will affect everyone in the global economy. A service-industry approach to education reform could not only identify and help fix the broken parts of our society but also provide economic growth without sacrificing the environment.
Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Information Literacy 
But Were Afraid to Google
Price: Free! Words: 28,200. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Curricula
A collection of reflections about information and digital literacy practice in schools, libraries, support organizations, and informal learning settings.
Libraries for Effective Learning: Qualitative Studies in Educational Leadership
Price: Free! Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / school safety, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
A collection of qualitative research studies by 4 doctoral candidates in an Education and Library Leadership program at Sam Houston State University. The research focuses on increasing effective implementation of library programs for school and community college students.
Blended Learning: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Supporting Tech-assisted Teaching
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,070. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2013 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Few innovations in education today offer as much potential to transform how students are educated as the rise of so-called blended learning—the artful combination of computerized instruction with small-group teaching that is closer to tutoring than to traditional mass lectures. This highly readable book provides rich, up-to-date practical information for donors aiming to make a difference.
The Art of School Boarding: What Every School Board Member Needs to Know
Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 49,250. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013 by Gordon Burgett. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Administration / school superintendents & principals, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Organizations & institutions
Forty-year-plus education expert, Jim Burgett, explains to new, veteran, and to-be-elected school board members nationwide the basics of boardsmanship, school governance, and the role of the board, its members, and the administration. On these straightforward, jargon-free pages Burgett explains what every board member has to know, then how it is best done. "Absolutely invaluable..."
Information Literacy: A Gate or a Window?
Price: Free! Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Curricula
A collection of reflections about information and digital literacy practice in schools, libraries, museums, and informal learning settings.