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Harvard Education Press

An imprint of Harvard Education Publishing Group, and based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, HEP publishes innovative and authoritative books covering critical issues in education. Its books aim to influence and inform education practice and administration, explore ongoing debates, and report on important research.


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  1. Excellence Gaps in Education

    Shines a spotlight on "excellence gaps" - the achievement gaps among subgroups of students performing at the highest levels of achievement. The authors argue that these significant gaps reflect the existence of a persistent talent underclass in the United States among African American, Hispanic, Native American, and poor students, resulting in an incalculable loss of potential. Learn More
    £59.50

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  2. Social Justice Art

    In this lively and groundbreaking book, arts educator Marit Dewhurst examines why art is an effective way to engage students in thinking about the role they might play in addressing social injustice. Based on interviews and observations of sixteen highschoolers participating in an activist arts class at a New York City museum, Dewhurst identifies three learning processes common to the act of creating art that have an impact on social justice. Learn More
    £52.50

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  3. Strategic Management of Charter Schools

    In order to provide charter school leaders with the organisational tools necessary for success, this presents an innovative management approach on the alignment of three core elements: mission statement, operational capacity, and stakeholder management. It delves into each area, employing eight new case studies and cutting-edge research in management theory to explore the challenges and opportunities facing school leaders and offering concrete, practice-oriented guidance. Learn More
    £47.95

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  4. Teacher Learning in the Digital Age

    With an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics training, Teacher Learning in the Digital Age examines exemplary models of online and blended teacher professional development, including information on the structure and design of each model, intended audience, and existing research and evaluation data. Learn More
    £64.95

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  5. Preparing Teachers to Educate Whole Students

    Offers a wideranging comparative account of how innovative professional development programs in a number of countries guide and support teachers in their efforts to promote cognitive and socio-emotional growth in their students. The book focuses on holistic educational outcomes in an effort to better serve students in the twenty-first century. Learn More
    £32.50

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  6. Strategic Priorities for School Improvements

    Organised around the four key areas outlined in the US Department of Education's Race to the Top program, this volume presents a collection of seminal articles on standards and assessment; using data to improve learning; recruiting and retaining great teachers and leaders; and turning around failing schools. Learn More
    £28.95

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  7. TechnoTeaching

    Written by two veteran teacher-trainers, TechnoTeaching provides a clear blueprint that educators of all experience levels can use to challenge themselves and their students over a single school year. Through "stellar units", "dare-devil missions", and other activities, the authors show how teachers can progressively transform their classrooms by adding new digital and web tools to meet the specific needs of students. Learn More
    £57.50

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  8. The Most Reasonable Answer

    An innovative and comprehensive guide to using inquiry dialogue - a type of text-based classroom discussion that has been shown to improve higher-order thinking and argument literacy. This book supports teachers in facilitating this type of classroom talk in upper-elementary grades, when children are developmentally ready to practice making rigorous, reasoned arguments based on evidence. Learn More
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  9. Social Network Theory and Educational Change

    Comprising a series of studies examining networks among teachers and school leaders, the case studies provided in this book show the range of this new mode of analysis. Chapters place social network theory in context, explain the basic tools and concepts, and highlight new directions in the field. Learn More
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  10. Ripe for Change

    Takes a big-picture view of the school garden movement and the state of garden-based learning in public K–8 education. The book frames the garden movement for educators and shows how school gardens have the potential to be a significant resource for teaching and learning. Learn More
    £31.50

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  11. The Flight of a Butterfly or the Path of a Bullet?

    Looks at the uses and effects of digital technologies in K-12 classrooms, exploring if and how technology has transformed teaching and learning. In particular, Larry Cuban examines forty-one classrooms across six districts in Silicon Valley that have devoted special attention and resources to integrating digital technologies into their education practices. Learn More
    £59.50

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  12. Teaching History Then and Now

    Explores the teaching of history in American high schools during the past half-century. Drawing on his early career experience as a high school history educator and his more recent work as a historian of US education policy and practice, Larry Cuban examines how determined reformers have and have not changed the teaching of history. Learn More
    £61.50

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  13. Schooling for Resilience

    Investigates how seven newly formed schools in the US, created specifically to serve boys of colour, set out to address the broad array of academic and social problems faced by Black and Latino boys. Drawing on student and teacher surveys, focus groups, interviews, and classroom observations, the authors investigate how these schools were developed, what practises they employed, and how their students responded academically and socially. Learn More
    £62.50

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  14. The Blind Advantage

    Bill Henderson was told he should get out of education when he discovered he was gradually losing his vision. Instead, Henderson persevered in his chosen career. This chronicles his journey as a school leader and describes how his experiences becoming blind helped develop key qualities–determination, vision, sensitivity, organization, collaboration, and humour–that made him a more effective principal. Learn More
    £42.95

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  15. Start Where You Are, But Don't Stay There

    In the thoroughly revised second edition of Start Where You Are, But Don't Stay There, H. Richard Milner IV addresses the knowledge and insights required on the part of teachers and school leaders to serve students of colour. Milner focuses on the need to prepare teachers for the racially diverse student populations in their classrooms. Learn More
    £32.95

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  16. The Fight for America's Schools

    Investigates how parents, communities, teachers, unions, and students are mobilizing to oppose market-based reforms in education. Drawing on a series of rich case studies, the book illustrates how disparate groups can forge new alliances to work together toward common goals. Learn More
    £57.50

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