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Summary: When a new student starts in Professor Hundert's class, little does the professor know that this student will change his life forever. They start out butting heads and end up forming a friendship that will shake the controlled world of the professor. The lessons learned will last a lifetime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA EMP

Tough, Paul

Summary: "The best-selling author of How Children Succeed returns with a devastatingly powerful, mind-changing inquiry into higher education in the United States"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.1 TOU

Summary: When a new student starts in Professor Hundert's class, little does the professor know that this student will change his life forever. They start out butting heads and end up forming a friendship that will shake the controlled world of the professor. The lessons learned will last a lifetime.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal 2003

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD EMP

Summary: In the small town of Dillon, Texas, everyone comes together on Friday nights when the Dillon High Panthers play. But life is not a game and the charismatic football players, their new coach Eric Taylor, and the passionate fans find that their biggest challenges and obstacles come off the field.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRI

Summary: In the small town of Dillon, Texas, everyone comes together on Friday nights when the Dillon High Panthers play. But life is not a game and the charismatic football players, their new coach Eric Taylor, and the passionate fans find that their biggest challenges and obstacles come off the field.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV FRI

Summary: A true story about a teacher in a racially divided school who gives her students what they've always needed, a voice. Erin Gruwell comes to a southern California high school bubbling over with naive optimism. She quickly discovers that her unruly classroom is not easily won over by her good intentions. After a few floundering attempts to connect with her students, Gruwell gives them the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Paramount Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FRE

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FRE

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Freedom 2007

Light, Richard J.

Summary: "Based on ten years of interviews with Harvard students, this professor shares what faculty, administrators, & students can do to make the most of their college experience. Research findings are used to make policy suggestions in the areas of course design, faculty-student interaction, & the planned integration of students from different ethnic, racial, & social class backgrounds. The author...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard University Press 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 378.198 LIG

Summary: "At the tiny Greenwood School in the small New England town of Putney, Vermont, its roughly 50 students, boys from the ages 11 to 17 are asked each year to memorize the Gettysburg Address. This would be a daunting assignment for any student, but the boys at Greenwood all suffer from learning differences that have made their personal, academic and social progress extremely challenging. As the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV ADD

Lasko-Gross

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fantagraphics 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 LAS

Jansen, Jonathan D.

Contents: Prologue : bearing witness -- Loss and change -- Indirect knowledge -- Sure foundations -- Bitter knowledge -- Kollegas! (Colleagues!) -- Knowledge in the blood -- Mending broken lines -- Meet the parents -- Teaching to disrupt.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stanford University Press 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 378.68 JAN

Lawless, Jennifer L.

Summary: "The past two decades of politics in Washington have seen increased partisanship, prolonged stalemates, and numerous scandals. For today's teenagers and young adults, years of ineffective and inefficient political leadership have completely eroded any sense that politicians or government have the ability to do good or effect positive change. Worse, the mean-spirited, dysfunctional political...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.6 LAW

Abboud, Soo Kim.

Summary: Offers a study of the practices, values, and ideals that promote academic, professional, and personal success among Asian Americans, explaining how to instill a love of learning, how to get youngsters excited about school, how to guide a child's personalchoices with encouraging initiative and independence, and how to help children set worthwhile long-term goals.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.7 ABB

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