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- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 31.95
Discover how 12 ordinary schools achieved extraordinary results Best-selling author Samuel Casey Carter showcases a dozen extraordinary K?12 schools where confident children joyfully strive to accomplish worthy goals in concert with their friends. These institutions focus on a culture of character as their foundation, and demonstrate scalable,... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 129.00
?This book describes research undertaken by leading Australian researcher in Indigenous communities. While the chapters are Australian in their focus, the issues that are discussed are similar to those in other countries where there are indigenous people. In most cases, in Australia and internationally, Indigenous learners are not succeeding in school,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.00
Two of our greatest educational theorists, John Dewey and Nel Noddings, have been reluctant to admit that some students are simply more talented than others. This was no doubt due to their feeling that such an admission was inconsistent with democratic concern for everyone. But there really is such a thing as superior talent; and the present book... more...
- University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 12.99
The remarkable true story of one man?s fight to turn the tide of low expectations, this account follows educator Chris Sarra from his humble beginnings in a large Italian-Aboriginal family to his triumphant achievements, including becoming Queensland's Australian of the Year, the subject of ABC's Australian Story , and one of the most outspoken and... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 14.99
The authors provide a unique perspective on what is needed to make character education an effective, lasting part of our educational agenda. Each chapter points out the directions that character education must take today and offers strategies essential for making progress in the field. more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 85.00
A sea change has occurred in the Indian economy in the last three decades, spurring the desire to learn English. Most scholars and media venues have focused on English exclusively for its ties to processes of globalization and the rise of new employment opportunities. The pursuit of class mobility, however, involves Hindi as much as English in... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
Humankinds progress has always been driven by two momentums: the pursuit of truth and the creation of value. But our understanding of value, and our ability to reflect on its complexity, has long lagged behind our constant search for truth. This has, in turn limited our grasp of the essence of truth.This book takes philosophical contemplations... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 21.49
The contributors discuss why character education is considered valuable, what character education is taken to mean, and identify and test hypotheses about various influences (schools, families, communities, employers) on the development of character through reporting on our research in UK schools, universities and businesses. more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2012; US$ 24.65
Die Person der Lehrkraft ist in der erziehungswissenschaftlichen wie auch in der religionspädagogischen Forschung in den letzten Jahren stärker in den Mittelpunkt gerückt. Das Buch bündelt zentrale Aspekte dieser neueren Entwicklung und bietet eine kompakte Übersicht über die wichtigsten Themen der Religionslehrerprofessionalität. Dabei stehen folgende... more...