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  • Schooling and the Making of Citizens in the Long Nineteenth Centuryby Daniel Tröhler; Thomas S. Popkewitz; David F. Labaree

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 155.00

    This book is a comparative history that explores the social, cultural, and political formation of the modern nation through the construction of public schooling. It asks how modern school systems arose in a variety of different republics and non-republics across four continents during the long nineteenth century. more...

  • Saving the Schoolby Michael Brick

    Penguin Group US 2012; US$ 12.99

    In the race to save a failing public high school, one principal finds that making the numbers is only the beginning   Being principal of Reagan High in Austin, Texas, was no dream assignment. Test scores were low, dropout rates were high, and poverty was endemic. But when Anabel Garza took the job, she started something no one expected. Racing... more...

  • We Must Take Charge!by Chester E. Jr. Finn

    Free Press 2008; Not Available

    According to leading education analyst Chester Finn, a paradox lies at the heart of our educational trouble. While Americans commonly acknowledge that public schools in general are a disaster, polls consistently show that most parents, teachers, and administrators think their local schools and their own children are doing just fine. The implications... more...

  • White Urban Teachersby Audrey Lensmire

    R&L Education 2012; US$ 18.99

    Stories of the lives of white teachers, as white teachers, too often simplify the complexities and conflicts of their work with students of color. Drawing on in-depth interviews with five white teachers, as well as on her own experiences, Audrey Lensmire provides generous, complex, and critical accounts of white teachers, against the backdrop... more...

  • Science in Early Childhoodby Coral Campbell; Wendy Jobling

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 58.00

    This comprehensive and engaging text covers the theoretical underpinnings and practical applications of teaching science in early childhood settings. more...

  • The 12 Laws of Urban School Leadershipby Sean B. Yisrael

    R&L Education 2012; US$ 19.99

    The 12 Laws of Urban School Leadership was written to give urban school principals strategies for successfully implementing change, and achieving systemic reforms. The book also gives aspiring and novice principals a window into the real issues that affect the prinicpalship, and the circumstances that can determine success or failure. Veteran... more...

  • Risk Management in the Outdoorsby Tracey J. Dickson; Tonia L. Gray

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 72.00

    Risk Management in the Outdoors is essential reading for students and practitioners involved in outdoor education, sport, recreation and tourism. more...

  • Educationby Evelyn E Cowie

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume contains both text and contemporary document which together look at the history of education from the French Revolution to the late twentieth century. The connection between text and documents is closely preserved so that the volume both explains and illustrates the important issues and problems and at the same time poses questions for... more...

  • Learning In and Out of Schoolby John MacBeath

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces - extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions - so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. John MacBeath has... more...

  • Early Childhood Educationby Harry Morgan

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 38.99

    Harry Morgan lays the foundations of what early childhood education is by integrating the history of the field with the philosophy and theories behind this discipline. With lucid and engaging prose, Morgan delineates the beginnings of early childhood education and how it has become an important field of study in education today. In this updated edition,... more...