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- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 64.99
This book looks at literature that features young adults who either identify themselves as artists or use the arts in very intentional ways to help create a sense of self in their adolescent lives. The authors examine a number of books featuring teens who engage in music, poetry, painting, and various other means of artistic expression. more...
- Melbourne University Press 2012; Not Available
Fay Marles has lived a life of firsts. As Victoria’s first Commissioner for Equal Opportunity, she played an instrumental role in the landmark case that resulted in Ansett employing its first female pilot. Over the next decade, she battled discrimination on many fronts, overseeing the commission’s rapid development and expansion. She went on to found... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95
This book is a concise social history of teaching from the colonial period to the present. By revealing the words of teachers themselves, it brings their stories to life. Synthesizing decades of research on teaching, it places important topics such as discipline in the classroom, technology, and cultural diversity within historical perspective. more...
- Westview Press 2008; US$ 33.99
In 1989, Chicago began an experiment with radical decentralization of power and authority. This book tells the story of what happened to Chicago?s elementary schools in the first four years of this reform. Implicit in this reform is the theory that expanded local democratic participation would stimulate organizational change within schools, which... 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...
- R&L Education 2003; US$ 34.99
Here, Elaine Johnson examines of the state of education in the twenty-first century using science, rather than business as a more reliable and positive guide for education. The application of scientific principles of interrelatedness, self-organization, and differentiation to leadership and teaching, transforms schools into places that improve school... more...
- R&L Education 2001; US$ 28.99
This book explains how traditional teaching, testing and schooling developed. It describes a more powerful approach to education that engages student brains much more effectively. It shows how great schools and ordinary people from around the world use this 'guided experience' approach. And it explains why public education resists change, no matter... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 23.99
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...