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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
This brief, interpretive history of American schooling focuses on the evolving relationship between education and social change. Like its predecessors, this new edition adopts a thematic approach, investigating the impact of social forces such as industrialization, urbanization, immigration, globalization, and cultural conflict on the development... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 51.95
Joel Spring?s American Education introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States. In his signature straightforward and concise approach to describing complex issues, Spring illuminates events and topics and that are often overlooked or whitewashed,... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 12.74
In Smart Kids, Bad Schools, award-winning author and educator Brian Crosby draws on his twenty years as a high school English teacher to offer a candid appraisal of why our schools are failing and what we must do to save them. Crosby's no-holds-barred critique of the broken education system leaves no stone unturned: he is unapologetic and uncompromising... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 199.00
This ebook studies the peripheries of education histories versus the 'centre', focusing on indigenous and non-indigenous education in Australia and New Zealand. One author also discusses the Colombo Plan scholars in New Zealand and other articles focus on libraries and also wider topics within the centre/periphery paradigm more...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 28.95
A comprehensive guide to transforming American schools Futurist David Houle and educational strategist Jeff Cobb issue a ?call to action? to everyone who is concerned about education in America. He argues that reinventing our system is inevitable and we already have the information and capabilities to make the necessary changes. Shift Ed challenges... more...
- SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 30.95
A compelling approach to lasting educational change informed by lessons learned and new successes worldwide! Andy Hargreaves and Dennis Shirley present a concise framework for successful and sustainable reform that integrates teacher professionalism, community engagement, government policy, and accountability. Drawing from research on traditional... more...
- SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 34.95
Keys to building a new generation of courses and schools While many futurists tout the value of teaching students 21 st -century skills, bridging the concept with the practice is best accomplished by professional educators. Authors Bruce Joyce and Emily Calhoun know how to actualize the critical reforms that enable schools to prepare students... more...