The Teachers we Need vs. the Teachers we Have: The Realities and the Possibilities offers a candid description of the state of teacher certification across the United States, and includes sec-tions on teacher preparation in other countries, entry require-ments for other professions, and descriptions of alternative cer-tification programs. Foreward by Ken Zeichner. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. More information at: http://tiny.cc/8eb2i
Going Bohemian: How to Teach
Writing Like You Mean It offers fresh strategies that use art, multi-media, games, and “sideways ap-proaches” to enhance engagement and improve the quality of student writing.
Newark: DE: International Reading Association.
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Lawrence Baines is chair of the Department of Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum at the University of Oklahoma. He has held academic appointments as the Judith Herb Endowed Chair at the University of Toledo and the J. Leland Green Endowed Chair at Berry College.
Section on Children and Youth