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- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 165.00
This book focuses on important theoretical and policy debates on educational reform, with detailed analyses of reforms in 11 countries. It also explores the effects of geographical location, political ideology, and economic structure on shaping educational reform. Individual case studies are included on Australia, Cote d'Ivoire, England, Hungary, Israel,... 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...
- R&L Education 2010; US$ 25.99
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...
- Springer 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... more...
- Encounter Books 2013; US$ 5.99
Economist Herb Stein famously said that something that can't go on forever, won't. For decades now, America has been putting ever-growing amounts of money into its K-12 education system, while getting steadily poorer results. Now parents are losing faith in public schools, new alternatives are appearing, and change is on the way. The K-12 Implosion... more...