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  • Roles, Rights, and Responsibilities in UK Educationby Hilary McQueen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Top scholars systematically explore roles, rights, and responsibilities of major participants in UK education: the government, the educators, the learners, and the parents. They investigate the inequalities produced by their current arrangement and look into how changing these arrangements might lead to different outcomes for all involved. more...

  • Roles, Rights, and Responsibilities in UK Educationby Hilary McQueen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Top scholars systematically explore roles, rights, and responsibilities of major participants in UK education: the government, the educators, the learners, and the parents. They investigate the inequalities produced by their current arrangement and look into how changing these arrangements might lead to different outcomes for all involved. more...

  • Virtual Schoolingby Elizabeth Kanna; Lisa Gillis; Christina Culver

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 16.99

    Today, millions of school-age children are learning outside of a traditional classroom and using cutting edge educational options. Policy experts predict that in a decade half of all education will be delivered virtually. In Virtual Schooling three top authorities help you navigate the fastest growing movement in education -- regardless of whether... more...

  • Improving Schools through Community Engagementby Kathy Gardner Chadwick

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Engage your community and help students achieve their full potential! Americans see public schools as a critical community resource and rank education as a priority second only to the economy. How can educators harness this public interest in education to bring parents, families, and communities to action for our schools? Improving Schools Through... more...

  • Managing Conversations with Hostile Adultsby Georgia J. Kosmoski; Dennis R. Pollack

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Teachers: Now you can identify and apply the proven strategies to deal successfully with hostile adults in schools. Skill in communicating is essential for teachers?and now the wisdom of your colleagues can help you to deal with one of your most difficult challenges: hostile adults. In this hard-hitting and supremely practical book, the authors... more...

  • Lexi and Hippocratesby Marian Keen

    Life Journey Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    According to myth, cats have nine lives, and Alexander Catt II (also known as Lexi) has spent his former lives with scientists throughout history. In these adventures, Lexi Catt’s Meowmoirs—Tales of Heroic Scientists, Lexi witnesses medical breakthroughs and discoveries, and learns the value of hard work and integrity. In the first book of... more...

  • African Americans and Homeschoolingby Ama Mazama; Garvey Musumunu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents? decision to educate their children at home and the strategies they?ve developed... more...

  • What Your First Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)by E.D. Jr Hirsch

    Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 20.00

    Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated What Your First Grader Needs to Know   What will your child be expected to learn in the first grade? How can you help him or her at home? How can teachers foster active, successful learning in the classroom? This book answers these all-important questions and more, offering the specific... more...

  • What Your Second Grader Needs to Know (Revised and Updated)by E.D. Jr Hirsch

    Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 20.00

    Give your child a smart start with the revised and updated What Your Second Grader Needs to Know   What will your child be expected to learn in the second grade? How can you help him or her at home? This book answers these all-important questions and more, offering the specific shared knowledge that hundreds of parents and teachers across... more...

  • The School Choice Journeyby Thomas Stewart; Patrick J. Wolf; Joe Lieberman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This in-depth chronicle of 110 families in Washington, DC's Opportunity Scholarship Program provides a realistic look at how urban families experience the process of using school choice vouchers and transform from government clients to consumers of education and active citizens. more...