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  • Consensusby William Hayes

    R&L Education 2013; US$ 25.99

    The purpose of this book is to help the reader understand our differences and to suggest a way that we can reach a consensus on education reform. more...

  • The Brain, Education, and the Competitive Edgeby Geoffrey Caine; Renate Nummela Caine

    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...

  • Culture Speaksby Russell Bishop; Mere Berryman

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28

    This book focuses on what it is like to be a young Maori person in a New Zealand secondary school classroom today. It presents and discusses narratives drawn from the voices of Maori secondary students, their whanau, principals and teachers. Whether you are a student, a parent, a principal or a teacher, this book will help you to examine your own... 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 principles—accountability, choice, and transparency—that can reinvigorate the system and rekindle America's confidence... more...

  • A Primer on America's Schoolsby Terry M. Moe

    Hoover Institution Press 2001; US$ 14.99

    In this volume the eleven members of the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education provide a broad overview of the American education system—pulling together basic facts about its structure and operation, identifying key problems that hinder its performance, and offering perspectives on the requirements of genuine reform. more...

  • Education Under Siegeby Arthur Shapiro

    R&L Education 2013; US$ 31.99

    This book analyzes each major reform--No Child Left Behind, Common Core State Standards, grading schools, evaluating teachers, failing students, vouchers, charters, online virtual charters-- and finds them seriously wanting. We conclude with reforms that work actually helping teachers, kids, parents and communities. more...

  • Portrait of the Artist as a Young Adultby Lois Thomas Stover; Connie S. Zitlow

    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...

  • Rebuilding Schools for Studentsby Darlene Leiding

    R&L Education 2013; US$ 26.99

    By addressing the current issues that contemporary school systems face -- including teacher unions, school reforms, the U.S. Department of Education, technology, NCLB, teachers under scrutiny, teacher tenure, boosting parent engagement, failing schools, and the realities of what works and what doesn?t in the charter school realm -- Rebuilding Schools... more...

  • Aiming For The Skiesby Fay Marles

    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...

  • Transitions in American Educationby Donald Parkerson; Jo Ann Pakerson

    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...