Published Online:

Books: New in Print

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments

Handbooks And Reference

Combining Service and Learning: A Resource Book for Community and Public Service, Vols. I, II, and III, edited by Janet Luce (National Society for Internships and Experiential Education, 3509 Haworth Dr., Suite 207, Raleigh, N.C. 27609; Vol I, 693 pp., $54.00 paper; Vol II, 528 pp., $54.00 paper; Vol III, 81 pp., $15.00 paper). Covers the practical and theoretical aspects of public-service education, listing books, articles, research, program evaluations, and organizations dealing with volunteer-oriented education.


The Directory for Exceptional Children, 12th ed., edited by the Porter Sargent staff (Porter Sargent Publishers Inc., 11 Beacon St., Boston, Mass. 02108; 1362 pp., $50.00 cloth). Lists educational and training facilities for children with physical and mental disabilities.


Educational Film & Video Locator, 1990-91, 4th ed., Vols. 1 and 2, compiled by the Consortium of College University Media Centers (R.R. Bowker Company, P.O. Box 762, New York, N.Y. 10011; 3,361 pp., $166.25 cloth). Lists 51,900 selected educational films and videos with information on running time, target audience, format, availability, and descriptive synopses.


How To Write Tests for Students, by Patrick W. Miller and Harley E. Erickson (National Education Association, Professional Library, P.O. Box 509, West Haven, Conn. 06516; 96 pp., $10.95 paper). Contains guidelines for all stages of testing, including development, administration, and assessment.


1990-91 Directory of Instructional Programs: Spelling, Handwriting, K-8, (Brown Publishing Network, Box 738, 555 Washington St., Wellesley, Mass. 02181; 115 pp., $15.95 paper). Lists information on instructional materials and programs from various publishers. Also available are directories on social studies, science/health, and whole-language/literature.


Science and Technology in Fact and Fiction: A Guide to Children's Books and Science and Technology in Fact and Fiction: A Guide to Young Adult Books, by DayAnn M. Kennedy, Stella S. Spangler, and Mary Ann Vander (R.R. Bowker, 245 West 17th St., New York, N.Y. 10011; 319 pp. and 363 pp. respectively; $35 cloth each title, $59.95 when purchased together). Annotated listings of books dealing with scientific topics.


Teacher Education Program Evaluation: An Annotated Bibliography and Guide to Research, by Jerry B. Ayers and Mary F. Berney (Garland Publishing Inc., 136 Madison Ave., New York, N.Y. 10016; 274 pp., $40.00 cloth). Annotated bibliography of books, articles, and dissertations on the evaluation of teacher-education programs.


Teachers, Computers, and Curriculum: Microcomputers in the Classroom, by Paul G. Geisert and Mynga K. Futrell (Allyn & Bacon Inc., 200 Old Tappan Rd., Old Tappan, N.J. 07675; 338 pp., $25.50 paper). Introduces teachers to computer terms and uses, and suggests ways to integrate the technology into teaching activities.


What Are My Alternatives to Corporal Punishment? A Practical Handbook for Teachers, School Administrators, Parents, and Students, by William W. Wayson (Ohio Center for More Effective School Discipline, 750 Brooksedge Blvd., #108, Westerville, 43081; 55 pp., $5.50 paper). Suggestions for organizing classrooms and making rules.

Curriculum and Methods

On the Shoulders of Giants: New Approaches to Numeracy, edited by Lynn Arthur Steen (National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20418; 250 pp., $17.95 cloth). Describes innovative methods of mathematics instruction, emphasizing use of computers and graphical applications as teaching tools.


Teachers, Computers, and Curriculum: Microcomputers in the Classroom, by Paul G. Geisert and Mynga K. Futrell (Allyn & Bacon Inc., 200 Old Tappan Rd., Old Tappan, N.J. 07675; 338 pp., $25.50 paper). Introduces teachers to computer terms and uses, and suggests ways to integrate the technology into teaching activities.


Teaching & Learning Mathematics in the 1990's: 1990 Yearbook, edited by Thomas J. Cooney and Christian R. Hirsch (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; 245 pp., $18 cloth, 20 percent discount for association members, bookstores, and orders of 10 or more copies). Essays explore such topics as the implications technology holds for math curricula, student assessment, and cultural factors in teaching.


Technology in Today's Schools, edited by Cynthia Warger (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-1403; 197 pp., $16.95 paper). Describes successful approaches using technology to improve curriculum.


Textbooks and Schooling in the United States, edited by David L. Elliott and Arthur Woodward (University of Chicago Press, 5801 South Ellis Ave., Chicago, Ill. 60637; 246 pp., $19.95 paper). Essays offering perspectives on the role of the textbook and how it defines curriculum.


Tools for Learning: A Guide to Teaching Study Skills, by M.D. Gall, Joyce P. Gall, Dennis R. Jacobsen, and Terry L. Bullock (Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, 1250 North Pitt St., Alexandria, Va. 22314-1403; 201 pp., $13.95 paper). Provides study-skills instruction for elementary- and secondary-school levels and identifies important study skills.

Web Only

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login |  Register
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Commented