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  • The Myths of Standardized Testsby Phillip Harris; Bruce M. Smith; Joan Harris; Larry Barber; Gerald W. Bracey; Tom O'Brien; Ken Jones; Gail Marshall; Susan Ohanian; Stanley Pogrow; W James Popham

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 42.99

    Much of the common knowledge about standardized tests is simply wrong, and these misunderstandings have led to the distortion of the education of children and the judgments made about them. The Myths of Standardized Tests debunks these assumptions, proposing better ways to judge the success of our schools and offering readers suggestions for ways they... more...

  • Vorbereitung auf die Welt der Arbeit in Japanby Matthias Pilz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 33.15

    Japan ist eine führende Industrienation und verfügt über hochqualifizierte Beschäftigte. In diesem Kontext stellt sich die Frage, wie das japanische Bildungssystem die Jugendlichen auf die Welt der Arbeit und die Anforderungen des Beschäftigungssystems vorbereitet. Vor dem Hintergrund einer im internationalen Kontext relativ geringen Jugendarbeitslosigkeit... more...

  • Passing the Numeracy Skills Testby Mr Mark Patmore

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 17.95

    All trainee teachers hoping to gain Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) need to pass a computerised numeracy skills test. The test is designed to ensure they have a sound grasp of numeracy skills such as mental arithmetic and interpreting statistics, and can apply these in their work. This book outlines the test requirements and explains the essential... more...

  • Learning Storiesby Margaret Carr; Wendy Lee

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 37.00

    This text shows how learning stories can help create learner identities and affect education, pedagogy and learning. more...

  • Beyond the Comparativeby John C. Weidman; W. James Jacob

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 37.33

    We are pleased to introduce this inaugural volume in the PSCIE Series?Beyond the Comparative: Advancing Theory and Its Application to Practice?which expands on the life work of University of Pittsburgh Professor Rolland G. Paulston (1929-2006). Recognized as a stalwart in the field of comparative and international education, Paulston?s most widely... more...

  • Globalisation, Policy and Comparative Researchby Joseph Zajda; Val Rust

    Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 127.99

    This book examines the interplay between comparative education discourses, globalisation, and education. It illustrates how the relationship between the State and education policy affects current models and trends in education reforms and schooling globally. more...

  • The Audacity to Teach!by II Jacob Easley

    UPA 2012; US$ 30.99

    This book is developed from a study of an inner city, urban elementary school that has undergone serial comprehensive school reforms. This book is intended for a fuller understanding of school improvement and effectiveness, providing commonsense recommendations for the future direction of American education that aim to promote student success. more...

  • Exam Schoolsby Jr. Chester E. Finn; Jessica A. Hockett

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 24.95 US$ 21.46

    What is the best education for exceptionally able and high-achieving youngsters? Can the United States strengthen its future intellectual leadership, economic vitality, and scientific prowess without sacrificing equal opportunity? There are no easy answers but, as Chester Finn and Jessica Hockett show, for more than 100,000 students each year, the... more...

  • Trapped in Mediocrityby Katherine Baird

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 40.99

    Katherine Baird, an economist, clearly spells out how our educational system is trapped in mediocrity. She points the direction to where we need to go to get out of the trap and carefully examines each factor that has lead to the current state in education. more...

  • RTI Assessment Essentials for Struggling Learnersby John J. Hoover

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 36.95 US$ 33.99

    Covering universal screening, progress monitoring, and diagnostic assessment for special education, this resource presents a comprehensive overview of assessment for struggling students within RTI. more...