Teaching Trends – New Titles in the Collection

Teaching Today and in the Future.  Explore the new titles in MERIT’s collection.

Math is a Verb: Activities and Lessons from Cultures Around the World, by Jim Barta, Ron Eglash, and Cathy Barkley.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Inc., 2014

Mathematics — Social aspects.

PROF GN 476.15 B37 2014

Teaching Grammar & Punctuation in the Twenty-First Century, by Marion Terry.
Oxford University Press, 2014

English language — Grammar — Study and teaching
English language — Punctuation — Study and teaching

PROF LB 1576 T48 2014

Preparing for the Classroom: What Teachers Really Think About Teacher Education, by Kevin O. Mason.
Rowman & Littlefield, 2014

Teachers — Training of — United States.
Teachers — Attitudes.

PROF LB 1707 M27 2014

Leading Schools in an Era of Declining Resources, by J. Howard Johnston and Ronald Williamson.
Routledge, 2014

Educational leadership — United States.
Education — United States — Finance.

PROF LB 2805 J638 2014

#EdJourney: A Roadmap to the Future of Education, by Grant Lichtman.
Jossey-Bass, 2014

School improvement programs.

PROF LB 2822.8 L54 2014

Queer Teachers, Identity and Performativity, edited by Anne Harris and Emily M. Gray.
Palgrave Macmillan,
2014 Series: Palgrave studies in gender and education

Gay teachers.
Lesbian teachers.
Sexual minorities — Identity.

PROF LB 2844.1 G39 Q43 2014

The Handbook for School Safety and Security: Best Practices and Procedures, edited by Lawrence J. Fennelly and Marianna A. Perry.
Butterworth-Heinemann, 2014

Schools — Safety measures — Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Schools — Security measures — Handbooks, manuals, etc.
School violence — Prevention — Handbooks, manuals, etc.

PROF LB 2864.5 H36 2014


The Risk of School Rampage: Assessing and Preventing Threats of School Violence, by Eric Madfis.
Palgrave Macmillan, 2014

School violence — Prevention.
School shootings — Prevention.

PROF LB 3013.3 M244 2014

Catastrophic School Violence: A New Approach to Prevention, by Jared M. Scherz and Donna Scherz.
Rowman & Littlefield, 2014

School violence — United States — Prevention.

PROF LB 3013.32 S318 2014

Qualities of Education in a Globalised World, edited by Diane Brook Napier.
Sense Publishers, 2014

Educational tests and measurements.
Education and state.

PROF LB 3051 Q35 2014


Blueprint for Tomorrow: Redesigning Schools for Student-Centered Learning, by Prakash Nair.
Harvard Education Press, 2014

School buildings — Design and construction.
School facilities — Design and construction.

PROF LB 3205 N35 2014


The Socially Just School: Making Space for Youth to Speak Back, by John Smyth, Barry Down, and Peter McInerney.
Springer, 2014
Series: Explorations of educational purpose

Educational sociology.
Education — Philosophy.

PROF LC 189 S58 2014

The Importance of Teaching Social Issues: Our Pedagogical Creeds, edited by Samuel Totten.
Routledge, 2015

Social justice — Study and teaching
Social problems — Study and teaching
Critical pedagogy

PROF LC 192.2 I47 2015

MERIT Workshop Schedule

MERIT will be offering a variety of drop-in workshops during the spring semester. Our workshops are designed to support teaching and learning with technology, with a focus on the needs of School of Education students, faculty, and staff. Sessions are open to the greater UW campus and community as well. No registration is required, so please stop by!

Full list of workshops and descriptions available

Topics this semester include:

  • Creating Teacher Observation Videos
  • Managing your Citations with Zotero
  • Act 31 Resources
  • Google Apps for the Classroom
  • Teaching Outside the Box: Building Makerspaces to Support Teaching, Research and Community Building
  • Teaching with Primary Resources
  • Interactive Whiteboards
  • Personal Privacy in the Digital Age
  • Designing and Printing Posters with PowerPoint
  • Free Education Apps for iPad
  • Concept Map Tools to Support Teaching and Learning