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  • Decolonizing Philosophies of Educationby Ali A. Abdi

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    Philosophy of education basically deals with learning issues that attempt to explain or answer what we describe as the major questions of its domains, i.e., what education is needed, why such education, and how would societies undertake and achieve such learning possibilities. In different temporal and spatial intersections of people's lives, the... more...

  • Growing up Indigenous: Developing Effective Pedagogy for Education and Developmentby R.M. Nichol

    Springer 2011; US$ 29.00

    This is a fascinating account of traditional socialisation and Indigenous forms of learning in Australia and Melanesia. It draws from rich ethnographic, historical and educational material. There has never been a greater need for a socially and historically informed, yet critical account, of the mismatch between traditional ways, realities of life... more...

  • Assessing the Needs of Bilingual Pupilsby Deryn Hall; Dominic Griffiths; Liz Haslam; Yvonne Wilkin

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 43.95

    Ever since its publication in 1995, this book has offered a means for teachers to consider why some bilingual pupils in their classrooms are not making learning progress or are academically underachieving. This new second edition has been revised and updated in the light of the new government legislation and guidance, most significantly the revised... more...

  • Helping Bilingual Pupils to Access the Curriculumby Geri Smyth

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 40.95

    This book offers practical guidance for teachers working with bilingual pupils in mainstream primary and secondary education and aims to help teachers make the curriculum as accessible as possible to these children. It offers examples of the good practice that has evolved around teaching bilingual children in the classroom. more...

  • Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualismby Ofelia García; Zeena Zakharia

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 30.00

    This book explores bilingual community education, specifically the educational spaces shaped and organized by American ethnolinguistic communities for their children in the multilingual city of New York. Employing a rich variety of case studies which highlight the importance of the ethnolinguistic community in bilingual education, this collection examines... more...

  • Working-Class Minority Students' Routes to Higher Educationby Roberta Espinoza

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 145.00

    While stories of working-class and minority students overcoming obstacles to attend and graduate from college tend to emphasize the individualistic and meritocratic aspect, this book - based in extensive empirical study of American high school classrooms, and in theories of social and cultural capital - examines the social relations that often underpin... more...

  • Successful School Leadership Preparation and Developmentby Karen L. Sanzo; Steve Myran; Anthony H. Normore

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 124.95

    This book will feature lessons learned about the successful implementation of leadership program preparation and development programs that are grant-funded by the United States Department of Education through the School Leadership Program. Each chapter will highlight one or more practices that have been identified as a best practice by the literature... more...

  • The Reorder of Thingsby Roderick A. Ferguson

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 75.00

    In the 1960s and 1970s, minority and women students at colleges and universities across the United States organized protest movements to end racial and gender inequality on campus. African American, Chicano, Asia American, American Indian, women, and queer activists demanded the creation of departments that reflected their histories and experiences,... more...

  • CLIL in Higher Educationby Inmaculada Fortanet-Gomez

    Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 35.00

    This book offers a unique view of multilingualism in higher education from a global perspective. It presents a contextualised case of a multilingual language policy which takes the Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach. The volume discusses various approaches to multilingual education including CLIL and then proposes guidelines for... more...

  • A Practical Guide to Gender Diversity for Computer Science Facultyby Diana Franklin

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 30.00

    Computer science faces a continuing crisis in the lack of females pursuing and succeeding in the field. Companies may suffer due to reduced product quality, students suffer because educators have failed to adjust to diverse populations, and future generations suffer due to a lack of role models and continued challenges in the environment. In this book,... more...