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Title: The handbook of social psychology. Volume 1 Editors: Susan T. Fiske, Daniel T. Gilbert, Gardner Lindzey Publisher: Wiley; 5 edition (February 15, 2010) Check it out: HM1011 .H37 2010
[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="368" caption="Credit: Awen Photography"][/caption] Hallowe'en is upon us. Most of us are too old to go trick-or-treating, including myself. This is hard for me to admit; access to a younger brother allowed me to gather candy in my small-town Maine neighborhood as late as age 23. I painted my face and concealed my height behind my preteen group of companions. My mothe...
The granite tombstones are gray and crooked, their engravings barely legible from weathering more than a century of rain, sand, and Atlantic hurricanes. Purple sea grapes border the cholera graveyard which rests peacefully on a bluff near the old Hopetown fire station. We see white caps glimmering in the pure light of the moon, a full drie...
Title: Seeing : the computational approach to biological vision Author: John P. Frisby and James V. Stone Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2010. Check It Out:  BF241 .F74 2010 From the Publ...
Lately, I have been reviewing Carol Dweck's work on one's belief about intelligence and its consequent effects on learning. Dweck is a professor at Stanford University, a social psychologist, and the author of  Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. In this recent book, based on her past 20 years research on belief, motivation, and achievement, Dweck discusses two mindsets that people generally have: a fixed mindset and a growth mindset. People with fixed mindsets believe that intelligence ...
Title: Understanding ethnic media : producers, consumers, and societies Author : Matthew D. Matsaganis, Vikki S. Katz, Sandra J. Ball-Rokeach Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE. Call number: P94.5.M55 M38 2011  From the Publisher: This is the first book to provide a comprehensive review and analysis of how media produced by ethnic communities, and for
Title: Becoming a win-win teacher : survival strategies for the beginning educator Author : Jane Bluestein Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Corwin Call number: LB1731.4 .B58 2010   From the Publisher: "If you’re thinking about choosing teaching as a career, read this book. Becoming a Win-Win Teacher gives you the courage to lead, the power ...
Graduates of Teachers College who have earned either a masters degree or a doctorate are entitled to a free one-year subscription for access to a select package of electronic resources. New grads must sign up for the free subscription by the end of the calendar year in which they graduated. Instructions for signing up are found on the Alumni Services page of the library's web site. This  special package designed to meet the needs of college graduates includes  six databases. Education Full Text provides comprehensive coverage of an...
It is not an exaggeration to say that library cats are everywhere. The above clip honors the most famous of them a...
Title: Back to Common Sense: Rethinking School Change Author: Joe Dawidziak Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2010. Call Number: LB2822.8 .D38 2010