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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
There is a mutual dependence between poverty and academic achievement, creative pedagogies for low-income pupils, school models that ?beat the odds?, and the resiliency of low-income families dedicated to the academic success of their children. This book examines the connection between poverty and literacy, looking at the potential roles and responsibilities... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 23.99
The inspiring true story of a teacher?s experiences with her students and the life lessons she learned that can help others find joy and success. Crash Course chronicles the life lessons that Kim Bearden has learned during an award-winning career in education that has spanned three decades. Kim has taught more than 2,000 students, and each has shown... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
The United States of America is in possession of the largest prison population in the world, with 2.3 million people currently behind bars. This number is predominantly and disproportionately made up of communities of colour and poverty. Between 1987 and 2007, the U.S. prison population tripled; the direct result of various ?tough on crime? public... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
The concept of potential plays a prominent role in the thinking of parents, educators and planners the world over. Although this concept accurately reflects central features of human nature, its current use perpetuates traditional myths of fixity, harmony and value, calculated to cause untold mischief in social and educational practice. First published... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2008; US$ 45.95
Diversity and Education: Teachers, Teaching, and Teacher Education exemplifies many of the major concepts and principles of multicultural education, individually and collectively. The goal of the book is to move beyond the surface to more deeply explore the intersections of diversity, equity and education. Theoretical, empirical, and practical discussion... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
Critical Praxis Research (CPR) is a teacher research methodology designed to bridge the divide between practitioner and scholar, drawing together many strands to explain the research process not just as something teacher researchers do, but as a fundamental part of who teacher researchers are. Emphasizing the researcher over the method, CPR embraces... more...
- The Experiment 2012; US$ 15.95
Roots of empathy?an evidence-based program developed in 1996 by longtime educator and social entrepreneur Mary Gordon?has already reached more than 270,000 children in Canada, the U.S., Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere. Now, as The New York Times reports that ?empathy lessons are spreading everywhere amid concerns over the pressure on... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95
This collection seeks to clarify the broad brushstrokes of Basil Bernstein's theories, developed over the span of more than forty years, by collecting together scholars from every corner of the globe; specialists in education, sociology and epistemology to test and examine Bernstein?s work against the backdrop of their own research. more...