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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95
Considering the presence and influence of educated women of letters in Spain and New Spain, and drawing from a wide variety of sources, this study looks at the life and work of early modern women who advocated by word or example for the education of women. The subjects of the book include not only such familiar figures as Sor Juana and Santa Teresa... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 140.00
Research and practice in the vast field of school-family-community relations have evolved dramatically over the last thirty years. Schools throughout the world face enormous challenges due to demographic changes and societal problems, making partnerships among schools, families and community groups a necessity. Specific issues such as poverty, school... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95
This timely book addresses the need for increasing multi-agency capacity in schools, as the success of initiatives such as ?Every Child Matters? or ?personalised learning? depends on teachers understanding the challenges faced by young people in learning effectively and happily in their school. The authors of this thought-provoking book present... more...
- Temple University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Service learning has become an institutionalized practice in higher education. Students are sent out to disadvantaged communities to paint, tutor, feed, and help organize communities. But while the students gain from their experiences, the contributors to The Unheard Voices ask, "Does the community?" This volume explores the... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 39.95
Der Markt der Trainings- und Förderprogramme im Kindes- und Jugendbereich ist unübersichtlich. Dieses Buch ist eine unverzichtbare Entscheidungshilfe. Die Herausgeber haben ein Team aus Top-Experten zusammengebracht, das die wichtigsten Verfahren in allen Problembereichen ausgewählt und beschrieben hat. Alle Programme werden nach einem einheitlichem... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 119.95
Family-school partnerships are increasingly touted as a means of improving both student and school improvement. This recognition has led to an increase in policies and initiatives that offer the following benefits: improved communication between parents and educators; home and school goals that are mutually supportive and shared; better understanding... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 13.99
How to Walk to School is the story of motivated parents galvanizing and then organizing an entire community to take a leap of faith, transforming a challenged urban school into one of Chicago's best, virtually overnight. The fate of public education is not beyond our control. In How to Walk to School , Susan Kurland, an entrepreneurial principal,... more...
- Search Institute Press 1999; US$ 11.95
Combining service-learning and the asset framework in congregational, school, and youth program settings, this resource is designed as a workbook and includes ideas, suggestions, and worksheets to make the most of the asset-building potential of any service-learning program. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 39.95
Place- and community-based education ? an approach to teaching and learning that starts with the local ? addresses two critical gaps in the experience of many children now growing up in the United States: contact with the natural world and contact with community. It offers a way to extend young people?s attention beyond the classroom to the world... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 144.95
An Adventure in Service-Learning is a well written and easy to read book which introduces the newcomer to service-learning and provides the seasoned practitioner with an analysis of this most interesting teaching method. Its discussion of learning will be of interest to educationists and its consideration of service will be important to those who are... more...