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  • Advancing Equity and Achievement in America's Diverse Schoolsby Camille M. Wilson; Sonya Douglass Horsford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Advancing Equity and Achievement in America?s Diverse Schools illustrates how educators, students, families and community partners can work in strategic ways to build on social, cultural, and ethnic diversity to advance educational equity and achievement. By drawing on the latest data on demographic change, constructions of culture and cultural... more...

  • Character Education in America's Blue Ribbon Schoolsby Madonna Murphy

    R&L Education 2002; US$ 36.99

    Character Education in America's Blue Ribbon Schools is based upon descriptive, documentary, and qualitative research conducted on the award winning school applications in the United Stated Department of Education's Elementary School Recognition Program, i.e. the Blue Ribbon Schools. The purpose of the program is to focus national attention on schools... more...

  • Learning and Collective Creativityby Annalisa Sannino; Viv Ellis

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book brings together leading representatives of activity-theoretically-oriented and socioculturally-oriented research around the world, to discuss creativity as a collective endeavour strongly related to learning to face the societal challenges of our world. As history shows, major accomplishments in arts and technological innovations have allowed... more...

  • What Successful Principals Doby Franzy Fleck

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    Here are practical insights from an experienced principal about how to run a successful school. Organized into three sections (Beginning the School Year, During the School Year, and Ending the School Year) these tips are powerful and attainable. Each one is introduced by an inspiring quote, followed by practical advice on how to implement the strategy.... more...

  • International Perspectives on Veteran Teachersby Miriam Ben-Peretz; Gary McCulloch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    What is a veteran teacher, and how do veteran teachers contribute to schools and education? This international volume contributes to our understanding of veteran teachers with new conceptual studies and empirical research from different countries around the world. It is explores what we mean by a ?veteran teacher?; the factors that encourage teachers... more...

  • Humor, Laughter and Human Flourishingby Mordechai Gordon

    Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 49.99

    This book is a philosophical investigation of the significance of humor and laughter, examining its relation to other human phenomena including truth, nihilism, dreams, friendship, intimacy, aesthetic experience, self-transcendence and education. The author addresses the relative neglect of humor and laughter among philosophers of education with this... more...

  • Education and Religionby Keith Watson; William I. Ozanne

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    In most countries, whether secular or otherwise, education and religion are closely interlinked and no matter how hard the state tries, it can be very difficult to remove the ties between them. This book investigates the links between education, religion and politics. The dominant feature in creating a common culture between peoples, each of which... more...

  • Towards a Theory of Schooling (Routledge Revivals)by David Hamilton

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1989, Towards a Theory of Schooling explores and debates the relationship between school and society. It examines the form and function of one of humankind?s most important social institutions, following the cutting edge of pedagogic innovation from mainland Europe through the British Isles to the USA. In the process, the book... more...

  • Childminder (Routledge Revivals)by Brian Jackson; Sonia Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1979, this book looks at the subject of childminding in Britain at the time it was written. It is based on a national survey that was commissioned by the Social Science Research Council and on action to help childminders funded by the Wates Foundation at Manchester University, UK. Previous to this study it was calculated that more... more...

  • Starting School (Routledge Revivals)by Brian Jackson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1979, this book considers the culture of a multi-racial community through the eyes of six children about to start school. Each child is from a different background but all live in the same street in a town in the north of England. Following the children from home into school, their six separate lives are unveiled, illustrating the... more...