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  • The Jeanes Teacher in the United States, 1908-1933by Lance G. E. Jones

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 24.99

    Most educators have heard of the Jeanes Teachers and know something of their work as supervisors of black rural schools in the southern states. The present volume--historical, descriptive, and critical--is an account of the Jeanes movement from its inception down to 1933. Here is an excellent answer to the question of what can be done for Afro-American... more...

  • John Dewey and the Decline of American Educationby Henry Edmondson

    Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 14.99

    The influence of John Dewey?s undeniably pervasive ideas on the course of American education during the last half-century has been celebrated in some quarters and decried in others. But Dewey?s writings themselves have not often been analyzed in a sustained way. In  John Dewey and the Decline of American Education , Hank Edmondson takes up that task.... more...

  • Latino Civil Rights in Educationby Anaida Colón-Muñiz; Magaly Lavadenz

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Latino Civil Rights in Education: La Lucha Sigue documents the experiences of historical and contemporary advocates in the movement for civil rights in education of Latinos in the United States. These critical narratives and counternarratives discuss identity, inequality, desegregation, policy, public school, bilingual education, higher education,... more...

  • Learn to Teachby Catherine Scott

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 72.00

    Lively, engaging and thought-provoking, a must read for pre-service teachers and anyone interested in expanding their understanding of learning. more...

  • Mielke, Macht und Meisterschaftby Ingolf Pleil

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 12.29

    Zehn Tage im Januar 1981 erschütterten die DDR-Fußballwelt. Kurz vor der Abreise der Nationalmannschaft nach Südamerika wurden Gerd Weber, Peter Kotte und Matthias Müller verhaftet. Auslöser war der Bericht eines Inoffiziellen Mitarbeiters des Staatssicherheitsdienstes, dass die drei Spieler der SG Dynamo Dresden »bei einem der nächsten Spiele in der... more...

  • New Learningby Mary Kalantzis; Bill Cope

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 72.00

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

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

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    Despite dramatic, sweeping changes in recent decades, a strong case can be made for guiding the reformation of contemporary public education in the United States on common school ideology of the nineteenth century. The author argues that the common school remains a public institution capable of preparing America's youth to contribute to the community... more...

  • The Public School Phenomenonby Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.86

    The public schools of England have long been praised and reviled in equal measure. Do they perpetuate elites and unjust divisions of social class? Do they improve or corrupt young minds and bodies? Should they be abolished? Are they in fact the form of education we would all wish for our children if we could only afford the fees? Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy's... more...

  • Realizing the Promise of 21st-Century Educationby Bruce 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...

  • 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...