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  • Place- and Community-Based Education in Schoolsby Gregory A. Smith; David Sobel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Place- and community-based education ? an approach to teaching and learning that starts with the local ? addresses two critical gaps in the experience of many children now growing up in the United States: contact with the natural world and contact with community. It offers a way to extend young people?s attention beyond the classroom to the world... more...

  • The School-to-Work Movementby WILLIAM STULL; NICHOLAS SANDERS

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 122.00

    The School-to-Work movement came together as a major national force for educational reform in the late 1980s and reached its peak in 1994 with the passage of the School-to-Work Opportunities Act. Throughout the 1990s, the movement had a substantial record of creativity and accomplishment. Among other things, it hastened the spread of career development... more...

  • Reviews of National Policies for Education: Estonia 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 60.00

    Reform of education, training and human resource development is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and market economy. Estonia has made progress in all these areas since reform began in 1990. The challenge for the Ministry of Education has been to promote and support changes that meet the needs of the new economy and society... more...

  • Reviews of National Policies for Education: Latvia 2001by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 71.00

    Reform of education, training and human resource development is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and market economy. Latvia has made progress in all these areas since reform began in 1990. The challenge for the Ministry of Education and Science has been to promote and support changes that meet the needs of the new economy... more...

  • Not For Profitby Martha C. C. Nussbaum

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 22.95

    In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to education because they have rightly been seen as essential for creating competent democratic citizens. But recently, Nussbaum argues,... more...

  • Widening the Circleby Mara Sapon-Shevin

    Beacon Press 2007; US$ 17.00

    Widening the Circle  is a passionate, even radical argument for creating school and classroom environments where all kids, including children labeled as ?disabled? and ?special needs,? are welcome on equal terms. In opposition to traditional models of special education, where teachers decide when a child is deemed ?ready to compete? in ?mainstream?... more...

  • Confronting Obstacles to Inclusionby Richard Rose

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    Confronting Obstacles to Inclusion uniquely and comprehensively addresses interpretations of inclusive education by drawing upon the experiences and expertise of leading writers and academics who have direct experience of teaching and researching this area around the world.  This authoritative text will be of immense interest and use to practitioners,... more...

  • Beyond Social Inclusionby Alan France

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    The six papers in this e-book emerge from The Centre for Research in Social Policy’s (CRSP) 25th Anniversary conference Beyond Social Inclusion: Towards a More Equal Society?, held at Loughborough University in January 2009. The papers in this collection bring together a sociological analysis of social policy. All the papers draw upon and use... more...

  • Recognizing and Serving Low-Income Students in Higher Educationby Adrianna Kezar

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    This contributed volume uncovers the biases that prevent post-secondary institutions from serving low-income students and offers guidance for adopting policies and practices to help these students thrive. more...

  • Sozialpädagogik hinter Gittern: Ein Konzept aufgrund der ersten Längsschnittstudie in der Untersuchungshaft von Jugendlichen.by Daniel Straif

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 10.44

    Was genau bewirken die Mauern und Gittern, hinter denen sich ein unlängst Inhaftierter plötzlich wiederfindet? Wie entwickeln sich die Menschen? Wie laufen eigentlich die ersten Tage in Haft ab? Und vor allem: Wie kann diese Zeit sinnvoll genutzt werden? Der Autor hat sich mit exakt diesen Fragen beschäftigt. Mit Hilfe der ersten Längsschnittstudie,... more...