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  • Racial Battle Fatigue in Higher Educationby Kenneth Fasching-Varner; Katrice A. Albert; Roland W. Mitchell; Chaunda Allen; William A. Smith

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    Racial Battle Fatigue is described as the physical and psychological toll taken due to constant and unceasing discrimination, microagressions, and stereotype threat. This edited volume looks at RBF from the perspectives of graduate students, middle level academics, and chief diversity officers at major institutions of learning. more...

  • Black Oxfordby Pamela Roberts

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 9.49

    Oxford University has attracted and produced many of the world's most original thinkers over the centuries. It boasts heads of states, academics, writers, actors, scientists, philosophers and many other luminaries among its alumni. On any tour of the University and colleges famous ex-students Tony Blair, Bill Clinton, Margaret Thatcher to name... more...

  • Leadership for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Schoolsby Martin Scanlan; Francesca A. López

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Leadership for Culturally and Linguistically Responsive Schools provides aspiring and practicing leaders the guidance to lead, organize, and support their schools to effectively serve linguistically and culturally diverse students. Authors Scanlan and López explore how schools can cultivate students? linguistic and cultural proficiencies, provide... more...

  • Bilingualism in Educationby Jim Cummins; Merrill Swain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    This is a remarkably interesting and useful book...it makes a significant contribution to our knowledge and understanding of both bilingualism and education.' Journal of Education Policy more...

  • Understanding Language and Literacy Developmentby Xiao-lei Wang

    Wiley 2014; US$ 99.95

    Understanding Language and Literacy Development: Diverse Learners in the Classroom offers effective supporting strategies to address the cultural and linguistic diversity of students in contemporary classrooms. Discusses learners with different linguistic abilities—infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence—by suggesting... more...

  • OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Netherlands 2014by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 56.00

    How can student assessment, teacher appraisal, school evaluation and system evaluation bring about real gains in performance across a country’s school system? This review report for the Netherlands provides, from an international perspective, an independent analysis of major issues facing the Dutch evaluation and assessment framework in education,... more...

  • Engaging Students in Academic Literaciesby María Estela Brisk

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas. Informed by systemic functional linguistics?a theory... more...

  • Leading and Managing Indigenous Education in the Postcolonial Worldby Zane Ma Rhea

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book brings together the academic fields of educational leadership, educational administration, strategic change management, and Indigenous education in order to provide a critical, multi-perspective, systems level analysis of the provision of education services to Indigenous people. It draws on a range of theorists across these fields internationally,... more...

  • Flexible Multilingual Educationby Jean-Jacques Weber

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book examines the benefits of multilingual education that puts children?s needs and interests above the individual languages involved. It advocates flexible multilingual education, which builds upon children?s actual home resources and provides access to both the local and global languages that students need for their educational and professional... more...

  • Advances in the Study of Bilingualismby Enlli Môn Thomas; Ineke Mennen

    Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book provides a contemporary approach to the study of bilingualism. Drawing on contributions from leading experts in the field, this book brings together - in a single volume - a selection of the exciting work conducted as part of the programme of the ESRC Centre for Research on Bilingualism in Theory and Practice at Bangor University, Wales.... more...