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  • The Dream and the Reality of Teachingby Keen J. Babbage

    R&L Education 2011; US$ 25.99

    The dream of teaching is that it's fascinating, meaningful, inspiring, and rewarding. The reality of teaching is that it can be exhausting, frustrating, heart-breaking, and disappointing. This book guides prospective teachers through an analysis of the profession they are considering and of their match with that profession and leads current teachers... more...

  • Experiential Education and Adolescents? Personal and Spiritual Developmentby Ronald Chung

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 69.95

    Adventure-based programs have become prevailing in the schools in Hong Kong. Due to the little empirical examination to the frequent use of experiential education, Chung Kwan Ackie Cheung uses mixed methods to establish its first phenomenal picture, addressing the scale of the use of experiential education and the impact of it on adolescents? development... more...

  • Changes in Teachers? Moral Roleby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    Education for democratic citizenship encompasses cognitive as well as moral characteristics. The responsibility for cultivating these democratic virtues is placed upon the shoulders of educators who are required to create and encourage democratic social life. These characteristics are constantly challenged in present society, in which subject-matter... more...

  • So What Do They Really Know?by Cris Tovani

    Stenhouse Publishers 2011; US$ 19.99

    In So What Do They Really Know? Cris Tovani explores the complex issue of monitoring, assessing, and grading students' thinking and performance with fairness and fidelity. Like all teachers, Cris struggles to balance her student-centered instruction with school system mandates. Her recommendations are realistic and practical; she understands that... more...

  • Exploring Professionalismby Bryan Cunningham; Deborah Andrews; Stephen J. Ball; Ronald Barnett; Penny Jane Burke; David Crook; Christine Edwards; Ingrid Lunt; Louise Morley; Sally Power; Geoff Whitty; David Watson

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 37.00

    Exploring key issues in professional life such as how we define ourselves, how we learn as professionals, and what impact current changes and challenges are having on the nature of professional work, this book will offer a rounded selection of perspectives on professional life, as offered by some of the UK's most distinguished scholars in the field.... more...

  • Charter School Leadershipby Cameron Curry

    R&L Education 2013; US$ 14.99

    Understanding the issues and the challenges faced daily by school leaders takes on a significant role when creating, managing, and sustaining high expectations and performance. With limited resources available on this industry specific topic, Cameron Curry has created a user-friendly guide to help emerging or seasoned school leaders focus on five... more...

  • We Saved the Best for Youby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 69.95

    As standardization and ?accountability? have continued to increase in the 21st century, educators and scholars of education have become increasingly frustrated. Yet as frustrated as we are, it is essential that we not send to our our students, children, grandchildren the message that the past was better and they ?should have been there.? Instead,... more...

  • The First-Year Urban High School Teacherby Carl Weinberg; Paul J. Weinberg

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2008; US$ 32.99

    This book presents the experiences of a new math teacher in an urban high school and an analysis of these experiences by a veteran professor and critic of urban education in the United States. more...

  • What Great Teachers Do Differently, 2nd Edby Todd Whitaker

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    In the second edition of this renowned book, you will find pearls of wisdom, heartfelt advice, and inspiration from one of the nation?s leading authorities on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness. With wit and understanding, Todd Whitaker describes the beliefs, behaviors, attitudes, and interactions of great teachers and... more...

  • A Methodology of the Heartby Ronald J. Pelias

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 36.99

    Education without ethics, without sentiments, without heart, is simply soulless, factual academics and nothing more. In his array of authentic essays, Ronald J. Pelias poetically evokes the spiritual aspects of life in a seemingly dispassionate field?the academy. A Methodology of the Heart presents a procession of situational compositions confronting... more...