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Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works

Elizabeth Green · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A 2014 New York Times Book Review Notable BookWe've all had great teachers who opened new worlds, maybe even changed our lives. What made them so great?Everyone agrees that a great teacher can have an enormous impact. Yet we still don't know what, precisely, makes a teacher great....
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Praxis Core For Dummies, with Online Practice Tests

Chan Cleveland · For Dummies; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

Get the ultimate guide to the Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators, complete with practice tests The Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators test has replaced the Praxis (PPST) as the pre-certification exam for educators, and plenty has changed. The new exam still tests competency...
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Barron's PRAXIS, 7th Edition: CORE/PLT

Robert Postman · Barron's Educational Series; 7 edition
Format: Print book

This brand-new, updated resource provides full preparation and two practice tests for the new computer-delivered Core Academic Skills for Educators (5712, 5722, 5732) . The book incorporates the most recent computer delivered Praxis Core test question. Comprehensive Reading, Writing and Mathematics...
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Beyond Earth: Our Path to a New Home in the Planets

Charles P Wohlforth · Pantheon Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

From a leading planetary scientist and an award-winning science writer: a propulsive account of the developments and initiatives that have transformed the dream of space colonization into something that may well be achievable.We are at the cusp of a golden age in space science, as increasingly...
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College Planning for Gifted Students: Choosing and Getting into the Right College

Sandra Berger · Prufrock Press; 4 edition
Format: Paperback

College Planning for Gifted Students: Choosing and Getting into the Right College is a must-have for any gifted or advanced learner planning to attend college. Sandra Berger, a nationally recognized expert on college and career planning for gifted students, provides a hands-on, practical...
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On Your Case: A Comprehensive, Compassionate

Lisa Green · William Morrow
Format: Hardcover

Television legal analyst and attorney Lisa Green offers something new: a witty, direct and empowering legal guide for women, filled with accessible information they can employ to understand and respond to common legal issues throughout their lives, from dating, marriage, and kids to jobs,...
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Plastic Purge: How to Use Less Plastic, Eat Better, Keep Toxins Out of Your Body, and Help Save the Sea Turtles!

Michael SanClements · St. Martin's Griffin
Format: Paperback

Now a Denver Post #1 bestseller. Plastic is everywhere we look. Our computers and children's toys are made out of it, and our water and slices of American cheese are packaged in it. But why is there so much and what is it doing to our bodies? Is it possible to use less plastic and be happier...
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How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World

Steven Johnson · Riverhead Books; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

"From the New York Times-bestselling author of Where Good Ideas Come From and Everything Bad Is Good for You, a new look at the power and legacy of great ideas. In this illustrated volume, Steven Johnson explores the history of innovation over centuries, tracing facets of modern life...
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The Inevitable: Understanding the 12 Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

Kevin Kelly · Viking
Pages: 328
Format: Print book

A New York Times BestsellerFrom one of our leading technology thinkers and writers, a guide through the twelve technological imperatives that will shape the next thirty years and transform our livesMuch of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological...
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Soar: How Boys Learn, Succeed, and Develop Character

David Banks · Atria / 37 Ink; Reprint edition
Format: Print book

From a respected educator who has advised Hillary Clinton and Cory Booker on scholastic issues a rare book that can bring tears to your eyes while showing the way to deep and meaningful social change New York Times bestselling author William PollackDavid Banks knows a few things about at-risk...
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Graduate Programs in Engineering & Applied Sciences 2015

Peterson's · Peterson's; 49 edition
Format: Hardcover

Peterson's Graduate Programs in Engineering & Applied Sciences 2015 contains comprehensive profiles of more than 3,850 graduate programs in all relevant disciplines-including aerospace/aeronautical engineering, agricultural engineering & bioengineering, chemical engineering, civil and environmental...
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Farm City: The Education of an Urban Farmer

Novella Carpenter · Penguin Books
Pages: 276
Format: Paperback

"One of New York Times Top 10 Books of 2009" (Dwight Garner) "Captivating... By turns edgy, moving, and hilarious, Farm City marks the debut of a striking new voice in American writing." --Michael Pollan, author of The Omnivore's Dilemma and Food RulesWhen Novella...
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Earth in Human Hands: The Rise of Terra Sapiens and Hope for Our Planet

David Grinspoon · Grand Central Pub
Pages: 496
Format: Print book

For the first time in Earth's history, one species--humans--is knowingly altering our planet's evolution, exerting increasing influence and attempting stewardship. How we handle this juncture may very well determine the fate not just of our species, but of life, and the planet. Without...
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