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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 60.95
Over the past ten years there has been increased interest in research on various aspects of teacher education, ranging from the preparation of teachers to continuing professional development. The increase of interest in how teachers become competent in very complex social settings is a result of a general recognition by researchers and policy makers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95
Contributors from around the world tackle the factors that have the greatest impact on creating quality learning opportunities for students: namely policy, school leadership and teaching/teachers' lives. Drawing on a range of critical conceptual and empirical perspectives, the contributions illustrate the extent to which experience can be similar around... more...
- JIST Publishing 2005; US$ 16.95
This new edition includes all new and updated resumes, plus a diverse set of samples for all the top education and training jobs, including pre-K to high school teachers, special education teachers, librarians and media directors, coaches/physical education teachers, principals, superintendents, training professionals, education majors, and postsecondary... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 63.95
offering a critique of the current educational rhetoric and by providing arguments for reviving the moral and social dimensions of teaching, this book aims to offer teachers and teacher educators the means to advance The Notion Of "Teaching Quality". more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 68.95
This is an account of modern since the 1930s teaching. The book examines changes in teaching, past policy, and new policies introduced since the 1988 Education Act. In the context of market-led education replacing a public education system, the book looks at the impact of: the end of collective bargaining; the beginning of performance-related pay;... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 59.99
"Making a Difference in Teacher Education through Self-Study: Studies of Personal, Professional, and Program Renewal" describes the systematic efforts of committed and creative teacher educators to improve their teacher education programs. It describes the accomplishments of individuals (and in part the programs in which they work) who have overcome... more...
- JIST Publishing 2006; US$ 12.95
A crisis has developed in the world of teaching: There is a dire shortage of teacher candidates in our country. According to a report released by the National Education Association (NEA), the United States has approximately 3 million classroom teachers. However, more than 2 million new teachers will be needed in the coming years, and not that many... more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 34.99
This essay argues that Max Weber and his contemporaries led higher education astray by stressing research - the making and transmitting of knowledge - at the expense of teaching moral character. The author calls instead for an education "spiritually grounded in and for thoughtfulness". more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 81.99
Designed for all those involved in education within the practice-based setting, this book encourages the reader to become involved in their own personal development as a practice-based educator through reflection on their own practice. The reader is encouraged to generate and organise evidence of their own Continuing Professional Development (CPD)... more...
- ASCD 1991; US$ 13.95
Nearly half of the beginning teachers in the United States drop out of teaching within the first seven years. Understanding why those teachers leave and identifying the needs of new teachers are key to addressing the attrition rates of a school?s staff and those of educators across the United States. more...