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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 160.00
In the educational arena, new ideas often compete as solutions to recurrent problems, making the concept of "innovations" a widespread discursive term. While expectations are substantial for each innovation, implementation of ideas has shown them to be more modest in practice. This book examines innovations in several developing countries, presenting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95
Values in education - how they are taught, the ethics of teaching itself, plus their role in the education of educators - is an area of lively and passionate debate. This book provides an essential resource of ideas, issues and current practice for all those with an interest in this area of education. Presenting a range of critical writing, this book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
This book is an indispensable resource for use in both the classroom and assembly, providing a delightful collection of fifteen original themed stories and activities, designed to develop key values and skills. Using the power of story, it stimulates reflection and discussion on a range of topics. The material is presented to maximise fun in learning,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 44.95
The focus of this study is on the ways in which skin color moderates the perceptions of opportunity and academic orientation of 17 Mexican and Puerto Rican high school students. More specifically, the study's analysis centered on cataloguing the racial/ethnic identification shifts (or not) in relation to how they perceive others situate them based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 176.00
Offering a variety of perspectives on some of the most fundamental questions about moral education the volume is written in the belief that philosophy has an important contribution to make in bringing about a clearer understanding of the task of moral education. There is an international team of contributors including both philosophers and educationalists.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 201.00
This collection of original essays on virtue ethics and moral education seeks to fill this gap in the recent literature of moral education, combining broader analyses with detailed coverage of: * the varieties of virtue * weakness and integrity * relativism and rival traditions * means and methods of educating the virtues The rare collaboration of... more...
- Lawrence Erlbaum Associates 2005; US$ 58.95
Peter Smagorinsky and Joel Taxel analyze the ways in which the perennial issue of character education has been articulated in the United States, both historically and in the current character education movement that began in earnest in the 1990s. The goal is to uncover the ideological nature of different conceptions of character education. more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 44.95
This collection of papers, comments, and documents traces the distant and recent history of the Ebonics debate in the USA. The book examines how, despite increasing access to public education over the past century, schools continue to impose language standards and expectations on children that methodically privileges some, while disadvantaging others. more...