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  • A Chance to Make Historyby Wendy Kopp

    PublicAffairs 2011; US$ 14.99

    On Teach For America?s twentieth anniversary, its founder offers an inspiring summation of the lessons learned: The achievement gap can be closed, and there?s nothing elusive about what it will take more...

  • Smart Kids, Bad Schoolsby Brian Crosby

    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...

  • New Learningby Mary Kalantzis; Bill Cope

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 67.00

    Fully updated and revised, the second edition of New Learning explores the contemporary debates and challenges in education. more...

  • Shift Edby David E. Houle; Jeff T. (Thomas) Cobb

    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...

  • The Fourth Wayby Andrew (Andy) P. Hargreaves; Dennis L. Shirley

    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...

  • Realizing the Promise of 21st-Century Educationby Bruce R. Joyce; Emily Calhoun

    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...

  • History Education and National Identity in East Asiaby Edward Vickers

    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...

  • Education in the United Kingdomby Liam Gearon

    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...

  • Blair's Educational Legacy?by Geoffrey Walford

    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...

  • Old School Still Matters: Lessons from History to Reform Public Education in Americaby Brian Fife

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    Can public schools in America be saved? This book considers theory, current practice, and the common school ideal through a historical lens to arrive at practical suggestions for reforming contemporary public education. more...