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Selected eBooks

AI and the Future of Education: Teaching in the Age of Artificial Intelligenc
Diversity, Transformative Knowledge, and Civic Education
Growing and Sustaining Student-Centered Science Classrooms
Unsettling Settler-Colonial Education: The Transformational Indigenous Praxis Model
#BlackEducatorsMatter: The Experiences of Black Teachers in an Anti-Black World
Community College and Beyond: Understanding the Transfer Pipeline for Latina/o/x Students
Bell Hooks' Engaged Pedagogy for the 21st Century Classroom : Radical Spaces of Possibility
Revitalizing Special Education : Revolution, Devolution, and Evolution
Teaching Where You Are: Weaving Indigenous and Slow Principles and Pedagogies
Assassin’s Creed‹ in the Classroom: History’s Playground or a Stab in the Dark?
Attending to Student Success: Understanding the Antecedents, Realities, and Consequences of Absenteeism in Higher Education
Accelerating Learning for All, PreK-8: Equity in Action
A Guide to High-Stakes Standardized Testing in the United States
Adolescents in the Internet Age: A Team Learning and Teaching Perspective
I Hate Reading: Overcoming Shame in the Reading Classroom
Advancing Culturally Responsive and Socially Just Approaches to Multilingual Family-School Partnerships
Tomorrow's High School: Creating Student Pathways for Both College and Career
Becoming Active Citizens: Practices to Engage Students in Civic Education Across the Curriculum

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eBook Collections

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Finding Books Beyond the UW

If you can't find the books you need at the UW or through our Summit partner libraries (Summit material can be found in UW Libraries Search), use the following catalogs. Books not available at the UW can be requested through Interlibrary Loan

Browsing for Books

The UW Libraries arranges books by Library of Congress call numbers. The major call numbers for education are listed below and are located on Allen South 3. Education-related books can also be found in other areas, for example books dealing with science education are in shelved with the science call numbers.

L Education (general) Allen S3
LA Education history Allen S3
LB Theory & Practice Allen S3
LC Special Aspects Allen S3

For a more specific breakdown of the call numbers see the Library of Congress Classification Online.