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- R&L Education 2009; US$ 26.99
Drawing on his experiences from founding and directing a private school for students age six to fourteen, Lyn Lesch presents a new model for education in which learning for students increasingly occurs in the world of adult expertise, with classroom teachers taking on the role of conduits that not only prepare students to learn from professionals working... more...
- OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 33.00
This report presents the best current evidence about what can make teacher-oriented reforms effective and points to examples of reforms that have produced specific results, show promise or illustrate imaginative ways of implementing change. Its four chapters cover recruitment and initial preparation of teachers; teacher development, support, careers... more...
- Basic Books 2011; US$ 16.99
Award-winning author, public intellectual, and former Assistant Secretary of Education Diane Ravitch critiques a lifetime?s worth of school reforms and reveals the simple—yet difficult—truth about how we can create actual change in public schools more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 25.95
Making Reform Work is a practical narrative of ideas that begins by describing who is saying what about American higher educationùwho's angry, who's disappointed, and why. Robert Zemsky argues that improving higher education will require enlisting faculty leadership, on the one hand, and, on the other, a strategy for changing the higher... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 49.95
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 24.95
At one time, universities educated new generations and were a source of social change. Today colleges and universities are less places of public purpose, than agencies of personal advantage. Remaking the American University provides a penetrating analysis of the ways market forces have shaped and distorted the behaviors, purposes, and ultimately... more...
- R&L Education 2010; US$ 18.99
In this book, Dr. Gradillas shares both his upbeat philosophy of education and the practical school management techniques that helped translate that philosophy into success for thousands of students over three decades. The book focuses on three areas that are key to the operation of an effective school: School climate, instruction, and curriculum.... more...
- R&L Education 2012; US$ 27.99
Written by a parent and school board member, who first embraced many of the ideas of the modern school reform movement, Schoolhouse Shams lays bare much of the mythology and misinformation that underpin many of the failed school reform policies of the last decade. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 69.95
Despite challenges and continuing inequalities surrounding urban education, there are instances which provide a counter narrative to the dominant discourses of failure. Urban educators who engage conscious caring and "armed love" in their practice are an example of this. This qualitative instrumental case study examines the practices of two... more...