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- St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 15.99
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...
- 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$ 28.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
Visions of the past are crucual to the way that any community imagines itself and constructs its identity. This edited volume contains the first significant studies of the politics of history education in East Asian societies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
This accessible book provides a basic understanding of the structure and organization of education in the United Kingdom in a time of rapid change and devolved government. It is designed as an introductory guide and reference work for all with an interest in education, including trainee and newly qualified teachers, university lecturers, school-based... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
The United Kingdom General Election on 1st May 1997 gave a landslide victory to a re-vitalised Labour Party. Tony Blair became Prime Minister with a huge Commons majority of 179 over all other parties. Such a majority meant that extensive changes of policy could be implemented with little effective opposition. During the election campaign Tony... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00
? Presents information on a topic of paramount importance, as almost 90 percent of American children in grades K?12 attend public schools ? Provides a thorough analysis of the writings of Horace Mann, the education reformer largely credited with helping to create the common school in the 19th century ? Merges theory and practice, analyzing the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.95
Sharpes' approach synthesizes historical, philosophical, and cultural standpoints. The text contains practical teaching applications alongside theory and an integrated emphasis of diversity and other multicultural themes. It also covers the history of schooling from ancient times to the present, including biographies of major non-Western figures as... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2013; US$ 19.95
This concise book gives a history of how the sociology of childhood has developed, from its post-war beginnings in the USA to its development in the UK and continental Europe, considering the links between sociological and rights agendas and considering research in many languages. more...