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Books: Winter 2014


The App Generation Howard Gardner and Katie Davis From Twitter and Facebook to Instagram and YouTube, it is hard to deny that today's youth are deeply involved with digital media. In The App Generation, Professor Howard Gardner and Katie Davis, Ed.M.'02, Ed.M.'09, Ed.D.'11, examine the impact of new technologies on adolescent identity, intimacy, and imagination, uncovering both disturbing drawbacks and striking benefits.

Leading Educational Change Helen Janc Malone In Leading Educational Change, Helen Janc Malone, Ed.D.'13, collects original essays on educational reform from leading minds in the field of educational change. Drawing on the latest knowledge in the areas of research, policy, and practice, the volume provides insight into contemporary challenges, misconceptions, and failed strategies while offering solutions and ideas for policymakers and educators.

Private Enterprise and Public Education Frederick Hess and Michael Horn Frederick Hess, Ed.M.'90, and Michael Horn take a neutral position as they examine the role that private enterprise can play in American education in their new book, Private Enterprise and Public Education. Bringing together viewpoints from a variety of contributors in the field, this volume analyzes how for-profit innovation and investment currently serve students.

Restoring Opportunity Greg Duncan and Richard Murnane Is the American Dream of upward mobility fading? Greg Duncan and Professor Richard Murnane fear that it is. Restoring Opportunity examines how increasing income inequality has reduced opportunities for many children to thrive in a changing economy and offers evidence for how intervention through childhood, school, and family support can be used to increase the life chances of low-income children.

School-Based Instructional Rounds Lee Teitel In School-Based Instructional Rounds, Lecturer Lee Teitel, Ed.D.'88, examines how the practice of "instructional rounds" can be adapted and applied within schools, rather than just across schools and districts. Looking closely at case studies of five models of school-based rounds, Teitel examines critical lessons from each and provides a resource for instructors and administrators across the nation.

All books pictured (L-r):

Pip, Veronica and the Harmonica Ed Krinsky, M.A.T.’57

An Educator’s Resource for The Watsons Go to Birmingham Professor Robert Selman and doctoral candidate Tracy Elizabeth, Ed.M.’10

Whale Done, My Wonderful One! Ken Blanchard, Sue Zlatin, Ed.M.'75, and Cathy Huett

American Teacher: Heroes in the Classroom Katrina Fried
Featuring profiles on Michael Goodwin, Ed.M.’12, and Greg Schwanbeck, Ed.M.’08

Daring the Doctorate: The Journey at Mid-Career Ada Demb, Ed.M.’72, C.A.S.’73, Ed.D.’75

The Art of Play Anna Beresin

Adolescent Literacy in the Era of the Common Core Jacy Ippolito, Ed.M.'01, Ed.D.'09; Joshua Fahey Lawrence; and Colleen Zaller

Twins in a Two-Room Schoolhouse James Wallace, Ed.M.'63, Ed.D.'66

Private Enterprise and Public Education Frederick Hess, Ed.M.'90, and Michael Horn

The App Generation Professor Howard Gardner and Katie Davis, Ed.M.'02, Ed.M.'09, Ed.D.'11

A Friendship in Three Acts Todd Tarbox, Ed.M.'75

Too Big to Succeed: Profiteering in American Medicine Russell Andrews, Ed.M.’70, Ed.D.’74

Synergy, Healing, and Empowerment: Insights from Cultural Diversity Stephen Murphy-Shigematsu, Ed.M.'82, Ed.D.'87

Learning from the Experts Celine Coggins; Heather G. Peske, Ed.M.’98, Ed.D.’05; and Kate McGovern

Qualitative Inquiry: Thematic, Narrative and Arts-Informed Perspectives Lynn Butler-Kisber, Ed.D.’88

Preparing Educators to Engage Families Heather Weiss, director of the Harvard Family Research Project; M. Elena Lopez; Holly Kreider, Ed.M.'93, Ed.D.'97; and Celina Chaptman-Nelson

Restoring Opportunity Greg Duncan and Professor Richard Murnane

Wisdom at Play Juliana McIntyre Fenn, Ed.M.’64

Healthy Schools Phyllis Gimbel, Ed.M.95, and Lenesa Leana

Leading Educational Change Helen Janc Malone, Ed.D.'13

Spirited Leadership: 52 Ways to Build Self Trust Ellen Castro, Ed.M.’88

The Ravenala Jackie Zollo Brooks, Ed.D.’94

School-Based Instructional Rounds Lecturer Lee Teitel, Ed.D.'88

Interviewing as Qualitative Research Irving Seidman

Redesigning Education: Shaping Learning Systems Around the Globe Amelia Peterson, Ed.M.’11

More Love Meg Campbell, C.A.S.’97

Differentiated Instruction in Art Heather Fountain, Ed.M.’97

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