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- Chicago Review Press 2008; US$ 15.99
With the National PTA?s Standard for School-Family-Community Partnership as a framework, this guide offers advice for resolving common points of contention†between parents and teachers, such as the most productive use of a parentĖteacher conference, the best at-home environment for doing homework, the helpfulness of parental rewards for classroom... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
Taking an international perspective, this volume explores numerous issues - gender, socio-economic and linguistic background, teachers' expectations, pedagogical approaches, parental support, educational policies (e.g. priority policies, multilingual policies, early start policies) - and their effects on equity in education. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Recent years have shown the growth of federal legislation and programs having a profound impact on educational policy and practice, and a decline in reliance on broadly based educational justifications. Paralleling this development has been the emergence of well-endowed and influential private foundations, and an increase in corporate influence in... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 22.50
What happens when teachers share power with students? In this profound book, Ira Shor—the inventor of critical pedagogy in the United States—relates the story of an experiment that nearly went out of control. Shor provides the reader with a reenactment of one semester that shows what really can happen when one applies the theory and... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00
This volume delivers a cutting-edge analysis on vernacular globalization, or how local forces mediate global trends. It delves into the vital facets of the quest for global competitiveness, including: Global university rankings World-class universities University mergers Quality assurance Cross-border higher education International education... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95
Martin?s "theory of education as encounter" places culture alongside the individual at the heart of the educational process, thus responding to the call John Dewey made over a century ago for an enlarged outlook on education. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 12.00
Onderwijsinstitutionele kenmerken zoals de selectie van leerlingen in verschillende stromen, de leeftijd waarop dit gebeurt en de beroepsoriŽntatie van leerlingen variŽren sterk tussen landen. Er is vanuit de vergelijkende stratificatieliteratuur al veel bekend over de invloed van deze kenmerken op onderwijsongelijkheid en op de invloed van het onderwijs... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00
The six papers in this e-book emerge from The Centre for Research in Social Policys (CRSP) 25th Anniversary conference Beyond Social Inclusion: Towards a More Equal Society?, held at Loughborough University in January 2009. The papers in this collection bring together a sociological analysis of social policy. All the papers draw upon and use... more...