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  • Torrance High Schoolby Loralee Spradlin

    Arcadia Publishing Inc. 2017; US$ 12.99

    In 1917, when Torrance School first opened, the city of Torrance was developing a reputation as an industrial powerhouse. The new school initially served all school-age children in one building. By 1923, the elementary students had their own school, and Torrance High School stood as the only high school until the 1950s. As the population of the city... more...

  • Educator Most Extraordinaryby Jonathan M. Daube

    UCL Institute of Education Press 2017; US$ 41.95

    This is the extraordinary story of Harry Rée, ‘the pre-eminent educationalist of the post-War years’. The youngest of eight children, he went to Cambridge and then into teaching, and after ten years as headmaster of Watford Boys’ Grammar School he became a fervent advocate for comprehensives. The first professor appointed at the University of York,... more...

  • Alternative Schooling and Student Engagementby Nina Bascia; Esther Sokolov Fine; Malcolm Levin

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.05

    This book explores the unique phenomenon of public alternative schools in Toronto, Canada and other large urban areas.  Although schools of this kind have existed for more than a century, very little has been written about the alternative school movement. These alternatives focus more on child-centered instruction, give many students (and teachers)... more...

  • American Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 52.95

    Featuring current information and challenging perspectives on the latest issues and forces shaping the American educational system—with scholarship that is often cited as a primary source, Joel Spring introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States.... more...

  • Teaching and Learning Difficult Histories in International Contextsby Terrie Epstein; Carla L. Peck

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Grounded in a critical sociocultural approach, this volume examines issues associated with teaching and learning difficult histories in international contexts. Defined as representations of past violence and oppression, difficult histories are contested and can evoke emotional, often painful, responses in the present. Teaching and learning these histories... more...

  • The Curriculum History of Canadian Teacher Educationby Theodore Christou

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Organized by region, this edited collection provides a comprehensive look at how teacher education has evolved regionally and nationally in Canada. Offering an in-depth look at specific provinces and territories, this volume contextualizes the landscape of Canadian public education and the place of teacher education within it. Shedding light on the... more...

  • Navigating Educational Change in Chinaby Fang Wang; Leslie N.K. Lo

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 52.85

    This book is a reflection on the complexity of educational change in China through the lens of a senior academic who has occupied many diverse roles in the academe, from political worker to dean of faculty. It narrates his journey through different layers of historical, societal, and institutional transformation while trying to make sense of his own... more...

  • Colonized through Artby Marinella Lentis

    UNP - Nebraska 2017; US$ 65.00

    Colonized through Art explores how the federal government used art education for American Indian children as an instrument for the “colonization of consciousness,” hoping to instill the values and ideals of Western society while simultaneously maintaining a political, social, economic, and racial hierarchy. Focusing on the Albuquerque Indian School... more...

  • Health and Wellbeing in Childhoodby Susanne Garvis; Donna Pendergast

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 64.00

    Health and Wellbeing in Childhood, 2nd edition provides a comprehensive foundation in health and wellbeing education from birth to twelve years. more...

  • Une Brève Histoire de l'Irlandeby Bruce Gaston; Anne-Sophie Leluan-Pinker

    Babelcube Inc. 2017; US$ 2.00

    Histoire abrégée de l’Irlande des temps anciens jusqu’au 21eme siècle, Une Brève Histoire de l’Irlande se destine à tous ceux qui souhaitent une rapide vue d’ensemble sur ce sujet ou qui souhaitent combler des lacunes dans leurs connaissances. Concis mais complet, ce livre peut se lire en deux fois: idéal si vous avez besoin d’un résumé des événements... more...