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- R&L Education 2012; US$ 27.99
Written by a parent and school board member, who first embraced many of the ideas of the modern school reform movement, Schoolhouse Shams lays bare much of the mythology and misinformation that underpin many of the failed school reform policies of the last decade. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 69.95
Despite challenges and continuing inequalities surrounding urban education, there are instances which provide a counter narrative to the dominant discourses of failure. Urban educators who engage conscious caring and "armed love" in their practice are an example of this. This qualitative instrumental case study examines the practices of two... more...
- R&L Education 2010; US$ 25.99
This is a consumable workbook for new teachers or veteran teachers who may need instructional coaching. The first chapter includes an assessment instrument directly aligned to National Teacher Standards and requires the teacher to set goals, be attuned to accountability, and self-report on a quarterly basis. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 23.95
In America's "Failing" Schools , W. James Popham provides parents and teachers explanations of No Child Left Behind as a whole, walking them through the implications for standardized testing in particular, in language that is uncomplicated and straightforward. Popham offers definitions of the law and its key terms, explanations of what it really means... more...
- RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95
This report describes California?s K?12 public schools-specifically, their student population, the resources they are provided (finances, teachers, facilities), and their outcomes. It describes both student academic achievement and outcomes that schools may influence and that are inadequately captured in test scores. more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2000; US$ 34.95
Enormous change to Australian education over the past decade has created a maelstrom of debate among politicians, teachers and academics about the direction of education. Beyond nostalgia: reshaping australian education distils this ongoing debate into a concise account of developments in education, and provides a positive framework for finding... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 13.99
Presented by America's educational historian, this book provides an history of the American education. It uses an array of sources, including student diaries, popular magazines, PTA minutes, and more, to show us what Americans have demanded from the schools. more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 18.99
Becoming an effective teacher can be quite painful and exhausting, taking years of trial and error. In The Art of Teaching , writer and critic Jay Parini looks back over his own decades of trials, errors, and triumphs, in an intimate memoir that brims with humor, encouragement, and hard-won wisdom about the teacher's craft. more...
- McGraw-Hill 2003; US$ 24.00
A respected journalist turned-teacher reveals what's really happening in America's schools. In 1999, Chicago Sun-Times veteran Leslie Baldacci left her prestigious, twenty-five year career to teach at a public school in one of Chicago's roughest South Side neighborhoods. As she later commented, ''I thought I knew rough. I thought I had answers. I didn't... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 54.99
Part of a series which offers a compendium of integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. This book focuses on twelve general areas that encompass the salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries undertaken in the international higher education community. more...