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  • Learning Not Schoolingby Lyn Lesch

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 29.99

    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...

  • Lehrerausbildung und Abstimmungsprobleme des Lehrermarktsby Sung-Yeun Lim

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 49.99

    Sung-Yeun Lim analysiert in vergleichender Perspektive die Entwicklungsdynamik der Lehrermärkte in Deutschland und Südkorea. Seit den 1950er Jahren war in beiden Lehrermärkten ein ausgewogenes Verhältnis von Lehrerangebot und Lehrernachfrage kaum gegeben: Jeweils schloss sich nach einer Mangelphase eine Überfüllungsphase an. Dabei waren die bildungspolitischen... more...

  • Making the Gradeby Tony Wagner

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 31.95

    This book provides a guide for a long-overdue public dialogue about why and how we need to reinvent our nation's schools. How has the world changed for our children; what do all students need to know in light of these changes; how do we hold students and schools accountable for results; what do good schools look like; and what must leaders do to create... more...

  • Making Reform Workby Robert Zemsky

    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...

  • Neoliberalizing Educational Reformby Keith M. Sturges

    SensePublishers 2015; US$ 49.99

    ?In this era, when ?commonsense? in educational discourse is so deeply framed by neoliberalism, we must better understand both the uniquely situated and the insidiously interconnected nature of so-called reforms. Thank you to Keith M. Sturges and colleagues for illuminating exactly this in their important and hard-hitting new book that reveals not... more...

  • The New Inheritorsby Madeleine Mattarozzi Laming

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    This groundbreaking book examines why the majority of Australian school leavers want to go to university and have resisted government attempts to promote alternative forms of tertiary education. The New Inheritors explores differences in young people?s understanding of the purpose of university and their reasons for wanting to enrol. The book reveals... more...

  • The Normal Accident Theory of Educationby Andrew K. Milton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 25.99

    Analyses of education are too often developed for public consumption in a fast-moving political world. This book examines some of the deeper organizational reasons why things don?t work so well in school, as well as a look at some of things that do work. Most importantly, the book will explain how the social and cultural expectations of what schools... more...

  • Ohio's Education Reform Challengesby Jr. Chester E. Finn; Jr. Terry Ryan; Michael B. Lafferty

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 35.00

    Using Ohio's example, this book explores the push for innovation and reform in the form of charters, vouchers, and other alternatives, as well as continuing efforts to revive broken school systems in the face of political opposition and economic decline. more...

  • Our Schools and Our Futureby Paul E. Peterson

    Hoover Institution Press 2003; US$ 14.99

    This book assesses the changes that have occurred in the twenty years since A Nation at Risk, which urged major reforms in American education, was issued by the National Education Commission. It offers recommendations based on three core principlesaccountability, choice, and transparencythat can reinvigorate the system and rekindle America's confidence... more...

  • Performance and Accountability in Today's Classroomby Kimberly T. Strike

    R&L Education 2010; US$ 28.99

    This is a consumable workbook for new teachers or veteran teachers who may need instructional coaching. The first chapter includes an assessment instrument directly aligned to National Teacher Standards and requires the teacher to set goals, be attuned to accountability, and self-report on a quarterly basis. more...