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Title: Culturally proficient education : an asset-based response to conditions of poverty Author: Randall B. Lindsey, Michelle S. Karns, Keith Myatt Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin   [Arlington, Va.] : American Association of School Administrators, c2010. Call Number: LC4065 .L56 2010
Title: Cross-border teaching and the globalization of higher education : problems of funding, curriculum quality, and international accreditation Author: Andrys Onsman Publisher: Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, c2010. Call Number: LC1095 .O67 2010
Title: Defusing disruptive behavior in the classroom Author: Colvin, Geoffrey Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Corwin Press, c2010. Check it out! LB3013 .C558 2010 From the publisher: The ultimate gu...
Title: How teachers become leaders : learning from practice and research Authors: Ann Lieberman and Linda D. Friedrich Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, c2010 Check it out!
Happy New Year to all patrons and friends of the Gottesman Libraries! Hopefully, at least some of you have made the resolution to read more this year. Of course, the wide world of the Internet is full of quality reading material: breaking news, long-form journalism, blogs, personal websites, and more. In fact, it's easy to feel bombarded by all the information that the internet has to offer. For longer than a year now, I've been using the Instapaper service to manage links to items I want to read in the future. Instapaper provides you with a free acc...
"It’s not that our students aren’t reading and writing, but that where and what they are reading and writing is off the school radar. We can build a bridge between the literate lives of our students outside of school and the literacies we want to teach them.” --Dana J. Wilber Title: iWrite : using blogs, wikis, and digital stories in the English classroom Author: Dana J. Wilber Publisher: Portsmouth, NH...
This is my 6th new year as a student and I have to say as many of you have just read that first line and done a silent awwww in your head, it's actually quite fantastic.I have a lot to look forward to in 2011 and nothing pleases me more than sharing my new year resolutions with other broke- idealism filled student mates of mine.Which means that travel, a tattoo, skydiving are not far fetched goals for the new year :) And just to be clear, I am a big believer in new year resolutions, maybe it has something to do with getting used the idea of arranging and then re-arranging your life to suit ...
Background MuseAmi develops iPhone apps that allow you to correct your pitch and produce music. I was interested in how these applications "level the playing" field for new music creators. MuseAmi creator, Bob Taub, has plans to continue developing the tool so it will translate what you sing into musical notation. They hope that the app will allow easier access to creating music. T...