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As teachers face increasing diversity within their classrooms in learning styles, race, linguistics, and culture, the academic rigor needed to successfully enter college or a career will require them to evolve in order for all students to succeed.
"If ever we needed the transformative power of culturally competent educational leadership to drive deep learning, it is now. We need the Why, the What & the How. The Authors of 'Implementing Innovative Leadership in an Inclusive Learning Environment' deliver - with compelling clarity - on all three fronts."
- Anthony Mackay, President & CEO, National Center on Education & the Economy ( NCEE ), Washington DC
Thriving in the Community College & Beyond covers the full range of topics and issues that impact student success. Content is delivered through multiple formats and learning modalities, including snapshot summary boxes, concept maps, content-relevant cartoons, inspiring quotes from successful students and famous people, and poignant personal stories from the authors.
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Strategies: A Research-Based Approach for Academic Success, Personal Development and Spiritual Growth is designed to help you make a smooth transition to college as well as equip you with strategies for success that you can use throughout college and beyond. Its aim is to promote the academic excellence and personal development of all students. Whatever your previous educational record may have been, college is a new ballgame played on a different field with different rules and expectations.
Peer-to-Peer Leadership: Research-Based Strategies for Peer Mentors and Peer Educators is designed to help student leaders navigate each step in the process of leadership development. It touches all the bases of effective leadership, equipping students with an arsenal of powerful leadership practices. The book is infused with the following features:
Summer reading programs for first-year students should be focused on the needs of those students. This book moves away from the paradigm of using general audience novels for summer reading programs. It is a high-impact book written by experienced first-year educators for this specific student audience.