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- Crown/Archetype 2005; US$ 16.00
?The nation needs to be confronted with the crime that we?re committing and the promises we are betraying. This is a book about betrayal of the young, who have no power to defend themselves. It is not intended to make readers comfortable.? Over the past several years, Jonathan Kozol has visited nearly 60 public schools. Virtually everywhere, he finds... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 41.00
Government forces mean the notion of a 'community' school has become less defined by decisions on core curriculum. This collection explores the extent to which collective notions of school-community relations have prevented citizens from speaking openly about the tensions created where schools are imagined as communities. more...
- Basic Books 2011; US$ 19.99
Merging cognitive science with educational agenda, Gardner makes an eloquent case for restructuring our schools by showing just how ill-suited our minds and natural patterns of learning are to the prevailing modes of education. This reissue includes a new introduction by the author. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Higher education and the institution of the university exist in time, their essential nature now continually subject to change: change in students, in knowledge, in structure and in their own communities and those they service. These changes are accompanied by a quickening of time, leading to a heightened intensity of academic life. Yet the nature... more...
- ASCD 2005; US$ 27.95
This companion volume to Classroom Management That Works features exercises, worksheets, case studies, and other materials to help teachers at all grade levels master the seven essential facets of effective classroom management. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95
From one of the foremost authorities on education in the United States, former U.S. assistant secretary of education, ?whistle-blower extraordinaire? ( The Wall Street Journal ), author of the best-selling The Death and Life of the Great American School System (?Important and riveting?? Library Journal ), The Language Police (?Impassioned . .... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 11.00
The buzz word in education today is accountability. But the federal mandate of "no child left behind" has come to mean curriculums driven by preparation for standardized tests and quantifiable learning results. Even for very young children, unstructured creative time in the classroom is waning as teachers and administrators are under growing pressures... more...
- The New Press 2006; US$ 17.95
Introduction SCENE I Carolyn is a young Irish-American kindergarten teacher who has been teaching for five years. The school at which she has taught has been a predominantly white, middle-class school in a quiet neighborhood in New England. However, because of recent redistricting, the school population now includes children from a housing project... more...