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- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2004; US$ 18.75
Faisant suite au livre Pour un renouvellement des pratiques d'éducation morale. Six approches contemporaines, le présent ouvrage propose aux enseignants, aux éducateurs et aux animateurs de vie spirituelle et communautaire des écoles primaires et secondaires des illustrations concrètes de diverses approches pédagogiques... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 195.00
This is the first book to provide a detailed overview and analysis of autodidactism, or self-education. Autodidacts' strong preference for teaching themselves is likely to manifest itself, in childhood, as a pronounced resistance to formal schooling. However, in later life, an autodidact's passion for learning will emerge as they participate in open... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 60.95
This book is an ethnographic study of a comprehensive school in the south of England. It explores the views of teachers, Asian parents and their children concerning education and schooling. Young people between the ages of 13 and 18 were studied at home and at school and their experiences form the main focus of the study. The experiences of fifty Pakistani,... more...
- Scribner 2002; US$ 16.00
ATTITUDE OVER APTITUDE. EFFORT OVER ACHIEVEMENT. CHARACTER OVER TALENT. For families, educators, corporations, and communities, The Biggest Job We'll Ever Have is nothing less than a new paradigm for reconnecting education with core values. With more than thirty-five years' experience at Hyde, an organization of internationally known, award-winning... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 168.00
Since 11th September 2001, religious formation and education have again been up for discussion. The challenges of contemporary society not only demand enlightenment in religious matters, but also require education in practical tolerance for dialogue to take place between religions, without suspending the issue of truth. In a critical evaluation of... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 49.99
School activities alone are not always sufficient to ensure children's academic progress or socio-emotional development and well-being. And the time when many children typically have the least adult supervision - immediately after school - is also the time that they are at the highest risk to act as perpetrators or become victims of antisocial... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 14.99
The authors provide a unique perspective on what is needed to make character education an effective, lasting part of our educational agenda. Each chapter points out the directions that character education must take today and offers strategies essential for making progress in the field. more...
- Search Institute Press 2009; US$ 23.95
Grounded in the 40 Developmental Assets ®, a research-based framework for healthy child development, this inspirational activity book lets kids have fun while building new skills and character. Kids are prompted to finish a coloring page with their own ideas and dreams while synopses of nearly 100 books include follow-up questions and ideas for taking... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95
The author argues for much greater attention to ethical education and responds to sceptics who say that it can't be done in the face of a pluralistic secular society badly fragmented over values. Seeking always for themes and issues that unite rather than divide, the author provides a conceptual foundation for ethical education broad enough for building... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 52.00
Now a national priority, character education is being implemented by schools and other public and private organizations across the United States. Whether you are establishing a character education program or looking for an effective way to teach your children the importance of values and good character, this book, loaded with nearly 300 resources,... more...