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  • Essential Lessons for School Leadersby Joseph Murphy

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014;

    This gold mine of wisdom from top education researcher and the bestselling author of Turning Around Failing Schools and Connecting Teacher Leadership and School Improvement contains key tips and strategies every school leader should know. Award-winning professor and former school administrator Joseph Murphy?s concise and instructive lessons will... more...

  • The Special Educator's Calendar and Planning Journalby Mary Zabolio McGrath; Beverly Holden Johns

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014;

    Refining organizational and time management skills while taking time to reflect on practice can be a challenge for any busy, calendar-driven special education teacher. This concise guide helps special educators plan ahead, manage daily priorities, increase their instructional effectiveness, and nurture their own professional development. Written... more...

  • Getting Schooledby Garret Keizer

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 27.99

    In this powerful, eloquent story of his return to the classroom, a former teacher offers a rousing defense of his beleaguered vocation   Perhaps no profession is so constantly discussed, regulated, and maligned by non-practitioners as teaching. The voices of the teachers themselves are conspicuously missing. Defying this trend, teacher and writer... more...

  • Blackboardby Lewis Buzbee

    Graywolf Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    A captivating meditation on education from the author of The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop In Blackboard , Lewis Buzbee looks back over a lifetime of experiences in schools and classrooms, from kindergarten to college and beyond. He offers fascinating histories of the key ideas informing educational practice over the centuries, which have shaped... more...

  • Schools for Conflict or for Peace in Afghanistanby Dana Burde

    Columbia University Press 2014;

    Foreign-backed funding for education does not always stabilize a country and enhance its statebuilding efforts. Dana Burde shows how aid to education in Afghanistan bolstered conflict both deliberately in the 1980s through violence-infused, anti-Soviet curricula and inadvertently in the 2000s through misguided stabilization programs. She also reveals... more...

  • Kunstunterrichtby Stefanie Marr

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 49.00


  • Normierte Kinderby Erik Schneider; Christel Baltes-Löhr

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00

    Geschlechternormen beeinflussen uns von Geburt an - bis ans Ende unseres Lebens. Welche Effekte haben sie auf die Erziehung von Kindern und Jugendlichen? Vermittelt durch Eltern/Familie, Schule und Gleichaltrige sind sie bislang Teil zwischenmenschlicher Beziehungen. Dieser Band zeigt: Die konventionelle Annahme einer Zweigeschlechtlichkeit führt dazu,... more...

  • Keywork4by Reinhold Knopp; Karin Nell

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 38.00

    Keywork4 presents 'keywork': an overall concept for the promotion of participation and self-organization in the field of social and cultural work. As a new form of cooperation, it strengthens, links, and expands professional and civic engagement. In addition to a theoretical introduction to the concept, this volume presents examples from museums, schools,... more...

  • Teilnahme an Weiterbildung in der Migrationsgesellschaftby Alisha M.B. Heinemann

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 49.00

    Der demographische Wandel zeigt einen immer größer werdenden Anteil von Personen mit Migrationshintergrund in den nachwachsenden Generationen an. Folglich gewinnen die Ansprache und das Erreichen neuer Zielgruppen als reguläre Weiterbildungsteilnehmende an Bedeutung. Alisha M.B. Heinemann untersucht die Perspektiven und Weiterbildungsteilnahmegründe... more...

  • Teaching Entrepreneurshipby H. M. Neck; P. G. Greene; C. G. Brush

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    ‘Of course, entrepreneurship can be taught, and this books shows how. Using scholarly research as the foundation, the authors have crafted a set of practices to foster entrepreneurial thinking that should be incorporated in all courses across the entire curriculum.’- Tina Seelig, Stanford University, US‘Practice makes perfect and Babson... more...