Society and the Future (8/19/20)

Today we look at society and the future with an analysis of how our drastically changing world will begin to look, a detailed account of the machinery and technology that has changed our intimate lives, and demands for creating and embracing education with equality. 2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future […]

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September 2018 Nonfiction

September 2018 Nonfiction

From history to education to health, these new titles are perfect for your shelves: HEART: A History by Sandeep Jauhar An ALA Annual 2018 “Read n’ Rave” Pick! “Deftly alternating between key historical episodes and his own work, cardiologist Jauhar tells the colorful and little-known story of the doctors who risked their careers and the […]

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Friday Reads: Back to School!

Friday Reads: Back to School!

New backpacks and the sweet smell of pencil shavings…yep, it’s back to school time! Here are two new books to help navigate the season, plus an eBook sale for Libraries! SIT DOWN AND SHUT UP: How Discipline Can Set Students Free by Cinque Henderson “A film and TV writer (e.g., HBO’s The Newsroom) and a […]

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Back to School Books

Back to School Books

Just in time for back-to-school season, here are several new and forthcoming books about schools and education: LIT UP: One Reporter. Three Schools. Twenty-four Books That Can Change Lives. by David Denby Available in trade paperback February 14, 2017 “Part literary meditation, part case study of exemplary teaching, LIT UP traces a diverse group of […]

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The Art of Teaching

The Art of Teaching

Just in time for the new school year, here are several new books by and about teachers: BLACKBOARD: A Personal History of the Classroom by Lewis Buzbee “From the perspective of former student, teacher, and parent, Buzbee offers a keen look at the politics, economics, and sociology of how school has evolved and the history […]

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