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  • What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated?by Alfie Kohn

    Beacon Press 2004; US$ 16.00

    Time magazine has called him'perhaps the country's most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades [and] test scores.' And the Washington Post says he is 'the most energetic and charismatic figure standing in the way of a major federal effort to make standardized curriculums and tests a fact of life in every U.S. school.' In this new collection... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 165.00

    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 period from the late eighteenth century to the early twentieth... more...

  • Thinking about Schoolsby Eleanor Blair Hilty

    Westview Press 2011; US$ 39.99

    Eleanor Blair Hilty is an associate professor of education at Western Carolina University (WCU) in Cullowhee, North Carolina. She is the director of the MAED program in secondary education and teaches foundations of education courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She is a frequent visitor to Jamaica where she teaches Jamaican teachers... more...

  • Saving the Schoolby Michael Brick

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    Inside the race to save a great American high school, where making the numbers is only the beginning Being principal was never her dream. Anabel Garza, the young widow of a young cop, got by teaching English to immigrant children, taking college classes at night and raising her son. And Reagan High was no dream assignment. Once famous for its state... 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...

  • 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...

  • Literaciesby Mary Kalantzis; Bill Cope

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 64.00

    An introduction to literacy pedagogy within today's new media environment. 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...