Best Sellers: Education, April 19, 2012

June 2011 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

1) The Fall of the Faculty: The Rise of the All-Administrative University and Why It Matters
Ginsberg, Benjamin
Oxford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780199782444. $29.95

2) Teaching and Its Predicaments
Cohen, David K.
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674051102. $26.95

3) Dropping Out: Why Students Drop Out of High School and What Can Be Done About It
Rumberger, Russell W.
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674062207. $35

4) What Is Education?
Jackson, Philip W.
University of Chicago Press
2012. ISBN 9780226389387. $25

5) Kids Don’t Want To Fail: Oppositional Culture and the Black-White Achievement Gap
Harris, Angel L.
Harvard University Press
2011. ISBN 9780674057722. $35

6) Teaching Minds: How Cognitive Science Can Save Our Schools
Schank, Roger
Teachers College Press
2011. ISBN 9780807752678. $58

7) Class Warfare: Inside the Fight To Fix America’s Schools
Brill, Steven
Simon & Schuster
2011. ISBN 9781451611991. $28

8) Uneducated Guesses: Using Evidence To Uncover Misguided Education Policies
Wainer, Howard
Princeton University Press
2011. ISBN 9780691149288. $24.95

9) Learning in the Cloud: How (and Why) To Transform Schools with Digital Media
Warschauer, Mark
Teachers College Press
2011. ISBN 9780807752500. $70

10) The Innovative University: Changing the DNA of Higher Education from the Inside Out
Christensen, Clayton M.
2011. ISBN 9781118063484. $32.95

11) Comparing Special Education: Origins to Contemporary Paradoxes
Richardson, John G.
Stanford University Press
2011. ISBN 9780804760737. $60

12) Curriculum in Early Childhood Education: Re-Examined, Rediscovered, Renewed
File, Nancy
2012. ISBN 9780415881104. $140

13) The 3 Dimensions of Improving Student Performance: Finding the Right Solutions to the Right Problems
Rueda, Robert
Teachers College Press
2011. ISBN 9780807752401. $23.95

14) Class Dismissed: Why We Cannot Teach or Learn Our Way Out of Inequality
Marsh, John
Monthly Review
2011. ISBN 9781583672440. $85

15) Education and the Crisis of Public Values: Challenging the Assault on Teachers, Students, and Public Education
Giroux, Henry A.
Peter Lang
2012. ISBN 9781433112171. $129.95

16) Teaching for the Students: Habits of Heart, Mind, and Practice in the Engaged Classroom
Fecho, Bob
Teachers College Press
2011. ISBN 9780807752449. $21.95

17) The Learning Edge: What Technology Can Do To Educate All Children
Bain, Alan
Teachers College Press
2012. ISBN 9780807752722. $82

18) Abelard to Apple: The Fate of American Colleges and Universities
DeMillo, Richard A.
MIT Press
2011. ISBN 9780262015806. $29.95

19) Getting Smart: How Digital Learning Is Changing America
Vander Ark, Tom
2011. ISBN 9781118007235. $26.95

20) Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?
Sahlberg, Pasi
Teachers College Press
2011. ISBN 9780807752579. $34.95

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