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  • Making Literacy Realby Joanne Larson; Jackie Marsh

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 36.00

    Updated with new chapters covering digital literacy, space and play, and multimodality, this new edition offers an overview of the major fields in literacy studies.  more...

  • Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Dragon?by Yong Zhao

    Wiley 2014; US$ 26.95 US$ 18.87

    The secrets behind China's extraordinary educational system ? good, bad, and ugly Chinese students' consistently stunning performance on the international PISA exams? where they outscore students of all other nations in math, reading, and science?have positioned China as a world education leader. American educators and pundits have declared this... more...

  • A Hope in the Unseenby Ron Suskind

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 15.99

    It is 1993, and Cedric Jennings is a bright and ferociously determined honor student at Ballou, a high school in one of Washington D.C.?s most dangerous neighborhoods, where the dropout rate is well into double digits and just 80 students out of more than 1,350 boast an average of B or better. At Ballou, Cedric has almost no friends. He eats lunch... more...

  • Educating for Critical Democratic Literacyby Kathryn M. Obenchain; Julie L. Pennington

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Educating for Critical Democratic Literacy educates pre and in-service elementary school teachers in teaching four key civics concepts through social studies and literacy integration. Written together by both literacy and social studies experts, it is based on a conceptual revision of the notions of civic education and critical literacy called "Critical... more...

  • American Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Joel Spring?s American Education introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States. In his signature straightforward and concise approach to describing complex issues, Spring illuminates events and topics and that are often overlooked or whitewashed,... more...

  • The Shame of the Nationby Jonathan Kozol

    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...

  • Developing Reading and Writing in Second-Language Learnersby Timothy Shanahan; Diance August

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 33.95

    A Co-Publication of Routledge, the Center for Applied Linguistics, and the International Reading Association This book is a shorter version of Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners,  reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. This book concisely summarizes what is known from empirical... more...

  • Handbook of Education Policy Researchby Gary Sykes; Barbara Schneider; David N. Plank

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 130.95

    Co-published by Routledge for the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Educational policy continues to be of major concern. Policy debates about economic growth and national competitiveness, for example, commonly focus on the importance of human capital and a highly educated workforce. Defining the theoretical boundaries and methodological... more...

  • Learning in Adulthoodby Sharan B. Merriam; Rosemary S. Caffarella; Lisa M. Baumgartner

    Wiley 2012; US$ 67.00 US$ 58.07

    In this updated landmark book, the authors have gathered the seminal work and most current thinking on adult learning into one volume. Learning in Adulthood addresses a wide range of topics including: Who are adult learners? How do adults learn? Why are adults involved in learning activities? How does the social context shape the learning that adults... more...

  • The Dreamkeepersby Gloria Ladson-Billings

    Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95 US$ 16.07

    In the second edition of her critically acclaimed book The Dreamkeepers , Gloria Ladson-Billings revisits the eight teachers who were profiled in the first edition and introduces us to new teachers who are current exemplars of good teaching. She shows that culturally relevant teaching is not a matter of race, gender, or teaching style. What matters... more...