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  • Changing Teacher Professionalismby Sharon Gewirtz; Pat Mahony; Ian Hextall; Alan Cribb

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Significant changes in the policy and social context of teaching over the last 30 years have had substantial implications for teacher professionalism. This collection of work by leading international scholars in the field makes a unique contribution to understanding both how these changes are impacting on teaching and how teachers might change their... more...

  • Why I Teachby Esther Ma Wright

    Crown Publishing Group 2011; US$ 12.95

    A Celebration of the Power of Teaching There is a moment for most teachers when the lure of working with kids surpasses all logic: You know, you just know, that you are meant to teach. But in the day-to-day crush of details and bus duty, politics and paperwork, or kids without their homework for the eighth day in a row, life can erode passion and... more...

  • Reforms in Teacher Trainingby B.L. Sharma

    ABD Publishers 2009; US$ 40.00

    This book in the scrvicies on teacher training brings into focus a crucial issue, that of reforms necessary to teacher training. It not only includes an incisive evaluation of current teacher training practices, but also brings in critical perspectives which assess in-depth the shortcomings of their system and the changes crucial to it. The emphasis... more...

  • Teachers as Learnersby Ora Kwo

    Springer 2010; US$ 259.00

    In the worldwide movements of educational reform, educators are forging new roles, identities and relationships. Leadership is vital, but must be rooted in the capacity for learning. This volume responds to the tensions and paradoxes brought by educational reforms, presenting a critical discourse on teachers as learners. The contributions bring an... more...

  • The Modern Middle Schoolby Gilbert H. Hunt; Dennis G. Wiseman; Sandra Bowden

    Charles C Thomas 2003; US$ 42.95

    Middle school educators are facing many challenges in today’s educational and political environment due to the focus on excellence as measured by achievement tests. It is the purpose of this book to provide a discussion of how middle schools can provide a strong standards-based academic program while, at the same time, remaining focused on the... more...

  • Becoming a Professional Tutor in the Lifelong Learning Sectorby Jonathan Tummons

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 28.00

    An approachable and encouraging guide for trainee teachers on essential aspects of professionalism, values and ethics within the Lifelong Learning Sector. more...

  • Teacher Leadershipby Ann Lieberman; Lynne Miller

    Wiley 2011; US$ 26.00

    In Teacher Leadership , Lieberman and Miller discuss current changes in the teacher's role, and make sense of the research on teacher leadership. They offer case studies of innovative programs - such as the National Writing Project - that provide teachers with opportunities to lead within a professional community. In addition, they tell stories of... more...

  • The Progressive Education Fallacy in Developing Countriesby Gerard Guthrie

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    This book provides a provocative but carefully argued addition to the theory and practice of education in developing countries. The book provides an ethical and empirical justification for support of formalistic teaching in primary and secondary schools in developing countries. It also refutes the application of progressive education principles to... more...

  • Dancing About Architectureby Phil Beadle

    Crown House Publishing 2011; US$ 14.57

    Dancing about Architecture: A Little Book of Creativity is a compendium of outrageous ideas: ideas about how to take more risks, and about how to go about coming up with better ideas. Ideas about how to plan experiences that leave people who are in the same room as those ideas awestruck, and ideas to help you avoid the textbook, the worksheet the... more...

  • Developing Teacher Assessmentby John Gardner; Wynne Harlen; Louise Hayward

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 42.00

    This book argues that the role of teacher assessment needs to be put firmly at the forefront of the educational agenda and that assessment by teachers needs to be developed in a widespread, high quality and sustainable fashion. more...