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Managing for Mission By Jack Peterson
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Managing for Mission lays out the fundamentals of leading a faith-based school to mission excellence. Its central insight is that four models operate within the school: apostolic, pedagogical,... More > community and business. Effective leaders must understand them all and assure that each is functional within itself and supports the other three. Drawing on over 30 years in Jesuit school leadership, Peterson provides a framework for understanding the four dimensions of the school in a new way, gives practical advice about how to harness their power, and points to critical junctures where the separate models must function as a whole. The book is intended to assist administrators, aspiring administrators and board members both within and outside the Jesuit educational realm.< Less
Contemporary Calculus II By Dale Hoffman
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This is a textbook for integral calculus with explanations, examples, worked solutions, problem sets and answers. It has been reviewed by calculus instructors and class-tested by them and the... More > author. The definite integral is introduced by Riemann sums as a way to evaluate “signed” areas, and the text contains the usual theorems and techniques of a first course in calculus. Besides technique practice and applications of the techniques, the examples and problem sets are also designed to help students develop a visual and conceptual understanding of the main ideas of integral calculus. The exposition and problem sets have been highly rated by reviewers.< Less
Contemporary Calculus III By Dale Hoffman
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This is a textbook for 3rd quarter calculus covering the three main topics of (1) calculus with polar coordinates and parametric equations, (2) infinite series, and (3) vectors in 3D. It has... More > explanations, examples, worked solutions, problem sets and answers. It has been reviewed by calculus instructors and class-tested by them and the author. Besides technique practice and applications of the techniques, the examples and problem sets are also designed to help students develop a visual and conceptual understanding of the main ideas. The exposition and problem sets have been highly rated by reviewers.< Less
B.R.A.I.N. Power:Brain Energizers and Movement By Gail Ward
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The process of teaching and learning involves sending and receiving information. Naturally, we are not computers that can just download data. We need to incorporate movement that has been... More > scientifically proven to make the recipient more receptive. This book is a practical guide that shows how to make children more receptive in the classroom.< Less
Collaborative Statistics, 2nd Edition By Barbara Illowsky, Susan Dean
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Collaborative Statistics was written by Barbara Illowsky and Susan Dean, faculty members at De Anza College in Cupertino, California. The textbook was developed over several years and has been used... More > in regular and honors-level classroom settings and in distance learning classes. This textbook is intended for introductory statistics courses being taken by students at two– and four–year colleges who are majoring in fields other than math or engineering. Intermediate algebra is the only prerequisite. The book focuses on applications of statistical knowledge rather than the theory behind it.< Less
The Mathematics of Money, 3rd Edition By T.J. Biehler
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The third edition of this college-level business math book, revised and updated in 2013, originally published in 2007. NOTE: This is the THIRD EDITION of this book. The 2nd edition is still... More > in print. Before ordering MAKE SURE THAT THIS IS THE CORRECT EDITION being used at your college!< Less
The J-M Institute Private High School Workbook - II By Jennifer Williams, PhD, Michael Ogwal, PhD, CNS
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The J-M Institute Private/Home High School Workbook II is the second in the series of five workbooks. These study books are designed to complement the fifteen-weeks of face-to-face and/or online... More > study to complete a high school diploma or prepare for the GED.< Less
The Way to Bamboo Island By Todd R. Nelson
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Essays from progressive school head Todd R. Nelson about life at The School in Rose Valley—and beyond.
Collection of Views Volume 2 By Ryan Pennington
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A collection of Views is a group of blog posts, articles, and writings from Firehouse.com Contributing Editor Ryan Pennington. Expressing the views of the street level firefighter the... More > "views" are all written from this perspective. Bunker up and share in the view from the jumpseat.< Less
K8-3-1311 Grade 3 Tasks By Illustrative Mathematics
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In this booklet you will find a collection of mathematical tasks for Grade 3. Each task has: • A problem statement; • A collection of Common Core State Standards to which the task... More > applies; • A commentary discussing the pedagogical and mathematical concepts pertinent to the task; • One or more solutions for the problem at hand. The tasks were created to clarify the meaning of the Standards for a variety of stakeholders, particularly for teachers and teacher leaders. We hope that they are useful to spark discussions and enable collegial conversations. They can serve as a starting place for professional development activities.< Less
K8-4-1311 Grade 4 Tasks By Illustrative Mathematics
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In this booklet you will find a collection of mathematical tasks for Grade 4. Each task has: • A problem statement; • A collection of Common Core State Standards to which the task... More > applies; • A commentary discussing the pedagogical and mathematical concepts pertinent to the task; • One or more solutions for the problem at hand. The tasks were created to clarify the meaning of the Standards for a variety of stakeholders, particularly for teachers and teacher leaders. We hope that they are useful to spark discussions and enable collegial conversations. They can serve as a starting place for professional development activities.< Less
K8-5-1311 Grade 5 Tasks By Illustrative Mathematics
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In this booklet you will find a collection of mathematical tasks for Grade 5. Each task has: • A problem statement; • A collection of Common Core State Standards to which the task... More > applies; • A commentary discussing the pedagogical and mathematical concepts pertinent to the task; • One or more solutions for the problem at hand. The tasks were created to clarify the meaning of the Standards for a variety of stakeholders, particularly for teachers and teacher leaders. We hope that they are useful to spark discussions and enable collegial conversations. They can serve as a starting place for professional development activities.< Less
K8-7-1311 Grade 7 Tasks By Illustrative Mathematics
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In this booklet you will find a collection of mathematical tasks for Grade 7. Each task has: • A problem statement; • A collection of Common Core State Standards to which the task... More > applies; • A commentary discussing the pedagogical and mathematical concepts pertinent to the task; • One or more solutions for the problem at hand. The tasks were created to clarify the meaning of the Standards for a variety of stakeholders, particularly for teachers and teacher leaders. We hope that they are useful to spark discussions and enable collegial conversations. They can serve as a starting place for professional development activities.< Less
K8-8-1311 Grade 8 Tasks By Illustrative Mathematics
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In this booklet you will find a collection of mathematical tasks for Grade 8. Each task has: • A problem statement; • A collection of Common Core State Standards to which the task... More > applies; • A commentary discussing the pedagogical and mathematical concepts pertinent to the task; • One or more solutions for the problem at hand. The tasks were created to clarify the meaning of the Standards for a variety of stakeholders, particularly for teachers and teacher leaders. We hope that they are useful to spark discussions and enable collegial conversations. They can serve as a starting place for professional development activities.< Less
K8-6-1311 Grade 6 Tasks By Illustrative Mathematics
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In this booklet you will find a collection of mathematical tasks for Grade 6. Each task has: • A problem statement; • A collection of Common Core State Standards to which the task... More > applies; • A commentary discussing the pedagogical and mathematical concepts pertinent to the task; • One or more solutions for the problem at hand. The tasks were created to clarify the meaning of the Standards for a variety of stakeholders, particularly for teachers and teacher leaders. We hope that they are useful to spark discussions and enable collegial conversations. They can serve as a starting place for professional development activities.< Less
The J-M Institute English For All Workbook II By Jennifer Williams, PhD
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Welcome to the J-M Institute English for All Workbook Study Series! Each Workbook numbers I through V correspond to the fifteen-week lessons taught at the J-M Institute Private Home/High School. ... More > The basis of the curriculum corresponds with the most efficient steps to mastering English, making the learning experience as true to real life use as possible.< Less
Views from the Jumpseat A collection of views from a jumpseat-riding firefighter By Ryan Pennington
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A collection of views from a Jumpseat-riding firefighter is a collection of blogs and stories from Ryan Pennington. Come join Ryan as he shares his views on different topics and how they are seen... More > from a street level firefighter.< Less
Math in Society: Edition 2.4 By David Lippman
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Math in Society is a survey of contemporary mathematical topics, appropriate for a college-level topics course for liberal arts major, or as a general quantitative reasoning course. Editable copies... More > of this book are available at http://www.opentextbookstore.com/mathinsociety/< Less
Precalculus: An Investigation of Functions By David Lippman, Melonie Rasmussen
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This is a free, open textbook covering a two-quarter pre-calculus sequence including trigonometry. The first portion of the book is an investigation of functions, exploring the graphical behavior of,... More > interpretation of, and solutions to problems involving linear, polynomial, rational, exponential, and logarithmic functions. An emphasis is placed on modeling and interpretation, as well as the important characteristics needed in calculus.< Less
Auburn Media Training Manual By Auburn Seminary
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This is the full manual for the Auburn Media Training sessions. Contains messaging triangle and "Top Ten Tips" for media work.
JSEA Presidential Transitions: Experience and Best Practices By Jack Peterson
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A handbook to guide Jesuit schools in preparing for a presidential transition, searching for a new president and on-boarding the school's new leader. The book is based on a study of presidential... More > transitions at Jesuit Secondary Education Association member school and provides a process based on best practices of these schools. A compilation of forms, sample letters and process descriptions is also available in a separate volume of Appendices.< Less
Zeisberger's Delaware Vocabulary of 1772 By Raymond Whritenour
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This Lenape vocabulary contains the earliest extensive list of Munsee Delaware words ever recorded.
Seeing Young Children with New Eyes By Sydney Gurewitz Clemens
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This book gives adults who work with young children a substantial look at some thoughtful, creative, reflective modes of thinking about their work. It has rich resources for the teacher who wants to... More > grow in respect for children’s capabilities and lessons for growing one’s ability to listen to the intentions of children. It is rich in examples of real teaching in real American classrooms, influenced by work in Reggio Emilia, Italy. For teachers, and also for parents, of children from 2-6. Written by and for teachers of young children, this exhaustive examination of early education is rigorous and thorough.< Less
The VMA Way By Neil Phillips
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The VMA WAY shares the vision of leading boys towards a realization of their innate strong character and explains how to educate boys who are family orientated, community conscious, and globally... More > aware.< Less
Deaf Beneath By Libby Lael
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An inside look at the failing Deaf program, as well as the consequences of long term damage from the Least Restrictive Environment Mandate. The focus is on several deaf students, and 'Emma', a star... More > character for the need of L.R.E. mandate reform. Real life situational cases were observed and several problematic issues, especially within the public school system and their inclusive program, were addressed. An excerpt-- "A tip for primary caretakers: I.D.E.A. favors the whole placement of a child, rather than the educational aspect for the child alone. To maximize deaf children’s education, apply the law section 504 and register A.S.L. as the students’ primary language on the I.E.P. This clause will force the school to hire certified and educated A.S.L. interpreters."< Less