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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
The UN is often questioned about its ongoing relevance and overall effectiveness in the 21st century, particularly in its involvement with educational policy and co-operation around the globe. This ground-breaking book examines the four key agencies within the UN system that share the vital role of addressing educational futures: UNESCO, the World... more...
- Pearson Education 2005; US$ 23.99
If you are amongst the 2 million high school students taking the ACT this year, listen up. The ACT Exam Cram is a focused, to-the-point study aid that will help you study quicker and score higher. Each section covers one topic of the exam: reading, math, science reasoning, and the new writing assignment. The guide includes: Examples and practice... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 64.95
This volume presents the most comprehensive international discussion of the role of markets in higher education ever published. It reflects on both the political and economic implications of the rising trend towards introducing market elements in higher education. The book draws together many leading international scholars in the economic and policy... more...
- National Science Teachers Association 2007; US$ 26.95
The popular features from Volume 1 are all here. The field-tested probes are short, easy to administer, and ready to reproduce. Teacher materials explain science content and suggest grade-appropriate ways to present information. But Volume 2 covers more life science and Earth and space science probes. Volume 2 also suggests ways to embed the probes... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 269.00
The World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES) was established in 1970 as an umbrella body which brought together five national and regional comparative education societies. Over the decades it greatly expanded, and now embraces three dozen societies. This book presents histories of the WCCES and its member societies. It shows ways in... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2009; US$ 35.00
While the use of intelligence tests is widespread, they are not without controversy. IQ supporters see IQ measures as valid predictors of academic success, capable of proving real differences in intellectual abilities and influencing educational policy. IQ critics such as Robert Sternberg and Howard Gardner believe that IQ is a limited measure of intelligence... more...
- Pearson Education 2009; US$ 23.99
ASVAB Exam Cram, Second Edition Kalinda Reeves Succeed with topical reviews, practice exams, and preparation tools ASVAB Exam Cram, Second Edition, is the perfect study guide to help you pass the ASVAB exam. It provides coverage and practice questions for every exam topic. The book contains an extensive set of practice questions,... more...
- Beacon Press 2004; US$ 14.00
Signed into law in 2002, the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) promised to revolutionize American public education. Originally supported by a bipartisan coalition, it purports to improve public schools by enforcing a system of standards and accountability through high-stakes testing. Many people supported it originally, despite doubts, because... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 259.00
This book examines issues that have emerged as higher education systems and individual institutions across East Asia confront and adapt to the changing economic, social, and educational environments in which they now operate. The book's focus is on how higher education systems learn from each other and on the ways in which they collaborate to address... more...
- Beacon Press 2004; US$ 16.00
Time magazine has called him'perhaps the country's most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades [and] test scores.' And the Washington Post says he is 'the most energetic and charismatic figure standing in the way of a major federal effort to make standardized curriculums and tests a fact of life in every U.S. school.' In this new collection... more...