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Exceptional children and youth. Special education

  • Positioning Technology Education in the Curriculumby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    The position of technology education in the school curriculum is a topic of continuous discussions. This book offers a number of research-based contributions to that discussion. A number of aspects have been identified that are related to the way technology education can be embedded in the curriculum: The historical development of the subject, its... more...

  • Integration and Inequality in Educational Institutionsby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    Addressing questions at the core of education research, this book examines ways in which the institutional embeddedness and the social and ethnic composition of primary and secondary level students affect performance, skill formation, and behavioral outcomes. more...

  • PUTTING THEORY INTO PRACTICEby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    Informal learning, also called free choice learning or out-of-school time, is a relatively new field that has grown exponentially in the past 15 years. Research on the learning and teaching that takes place in these non-traditional, non-classroom environments, such as museums, gardens, afterschool and community programs, has enjoyed tremendous growth;... more...

  • Private Tutoring Across the Mediterraneanby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    Private tutoring?supplementary, out-of-school instruction offered at a fee to individuals or groups?represents a substantial household expenditure, even in systems that claim to have free public education. It plays out across, alongside, and even within some school systems. Emerging as a ?shadow education?, private tutoring now operates as a system... more...

  • The Roeper Schoolby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    How can we design schools that energetically promote intellectual development while also attending to the social, emotional, and ethical growth of students? In today?s frenzied climate of accountability driven school reform it is difficult to establish anything more than achievement of superficial knowledge and skill. Fortunately, there is a vibrant... more...

  • Lehrerinnen und Lehrer an heilpädagogischen Waldorfschulenby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 29.99

    Heilpädagogische Schulen auf anthroposophischer Grundlage finden in ihrer Arbeit vielfache Anerkennung, die theoretischen Grundlagen werden oft kontrovers diskutiert. In der vorliegenden Studie wird heilpädagogische Waldorfpädagogik erstmals aus Sicht der Lehrerinnen und Lehrer empirisch hinsichtlich eines breiten Spektrums von Fragestellungen untersucht.... more...

  • Special Educational Needs and the Internetby Chris Abbott

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    With Internet access for every school now a reality, teachers are beginning to explore the use of the Internet in the education of children with special needs. This book describes its benefits for children across the spectrum of special educational needs, from those with physical disabilities or sensory impairment to those with learning or social difficulties.... more...

  • New Perspectives in Special Educationby Inge M. Abbring; Seamus Hegarty; Cor J. W. Meijer; Sip J. Pijl

    Taylor and Francis 1995; US$ 67.95

    It is now widely believed in many Western countries that the segregation of students with special educational needs is problematic, and that wherever possible these students should be educated alongside their peers in regular education settings. There has been a general move towards integrating special and regular education into one system that caters... more...

  • Learning to Failby Fran Abrams

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95

    During a decade of relative prosperity from the mid-1990s onward, governments across the developed world failed to crack one major issue ? youth unemployment. Even when economic growth was strong, one young person in 10 in the United Kingdom was neither working nor learning. As the boom ended, the number of young people dropping out after leaving... more...

  • An Stelle des Anderenby Karl-Ernst Ackermann; Markus Dederich

    ATHENA-Verlag 2012; US$ 17.97

    In den vergangenen Jahrzehnten hat der die Heil- und Sonderpädagogik dominierende Diskurs über Selbstbestimmung und Teilhabe die Figur der Stellvertretung fragwürdig werden lassen und weitgehend aus den Fachdiskursen verdrängt. Heute gilt es als ethisch fragwürdiger Paternalismus, fürsorglich für jemand anderen sprechen, entscheiden oder handeln zu... more...