Books: New In Print
Biotechnology in Schools: A Handbook for Teachers, by Jenny Henderson & Stephen Knutton (Open University Press, 1900 Frost Rd., Suite 101, Bristol, Pa. 19007-1598; 164 pp., $28 paper).Offers teaching strategies, a guide to resources, curriculuar case studies.
Calculator Logic Systems and Mathematical Understandings, by Enid R. Burrows (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 1906 Association Dr., Reston, Va. 22091; 133 pp., $22.50, with 10 percent discount for members, orders of 10 or more). Explains different types and uses of calculator-operating systems, with exercises and answers.
Developing Science in the Primary Classroom, by Wynne Harlen with Sheila Jelly (Heinemann Educational Books Inc., 361 Hanover St., Portsmouth, N.H. 03801-3959; 71 pp., $10 paper). Guidelines for enhancing student involvement in science instruction.
How Can We Create Thinkers? Questioning Strategies That Work for Teachers, by Marylou Dantonio (National Education Service, 1821 W. Third St., P.O. Box 8, Bloomington, Ind. 47402; 120 pp., $19.95 paper). Includes practical models and strategies for motivating students to think about and use their reasoning processes.
Educator's Income Tax Guide: Specializing in Educational Deductions, 1991 edition, (Teachers Tax Service, P.O. Box 8809, Chico, Calif. 95927; 1189 pp., $6.95 paper). Explains tax laws and regulations with instructions on completing major tax forms.
I Am a Teacher: A Tribute to America's Teachers, by David Marshall Marquis & Robin Sachs (Simon & Schuster, Simon & Schuster Bldg., 1230 Ave. of the Americas, New York, N.Y., 10020; 123 pp., $29.95 cloth). Photos and quotes from 78 teachers included in this tribute to educators.
Programming for Staff Development: Fanning the Flame, ed. by Peter Burke, Robert Heideman, & Carroll Heideman (Falmer Press, 1900 Frost Rd., Suite 101, Bristol, Pa. 19007-1598; 215 pp., $22 paper). Offers successful models, from practitioners' viewpoints.
Working Together: The Collaborative Style of Bargaining, by Stuart C. Smith, Diana Ball, & Demetri Liontos (eric Clearinghouse on Educational Management, College of Education, University of Oregon, 1787 Agate St., Eugene, Ore. 97403-5207; 75 pp., $6.75 paper). Reports on how procedures work in districts with a collaborative model and offers guidelines to school boards, administrators, and unions that would like to adopt one.
Handbooks & Reference
Best Books for Children: Preschool Through Grade 6, 4th ed., by John T. Gillespie & Corinne J. Naden (R.R. Bowker, 245 W. 17th St., New York, N.Y. 10011; 1,002 pp., $44.95 cloth). Annotated listing of over 11,000 new and classic children's books, including bibliographic information.
Designing and Implementing a Career Information Center, by Sandra Thompson Brown & Duane Brown (Garrett Park Press, P.O. Box 190, Garrett Park, Md. 20896; 70 pp., $6.50 paper). Describes how to plan, design, staff, stock, promote, and evaluate a career-information center.
Handbook of Research on Teacher Education, ed. by Robert Houston (Macmillan Publishing Co., 866 3rd Ave., New York, N.Y. 10022; 944 pp., $65, 20 percent discount to members, Association of Teacher Educators). Combines works of more than 200 professionals on pre-service and inservice issues in teacher education.