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- Nation Books 2015; US$ 26.99
It's easier for a journalist to embed with the Army than to go behind the scenes at an American public school. Kristina Rizga spent an unprecedented four years reporting from the classrooms and hallways of Mission High School in San Francisco. The result is Mission High, a first hand report from inside a "low-performing" school whose students are,... more...
- ASCD 2015; US$ 22.99
Cathy Vatterott, the "Homework Lady," turns her attention to grading policies and practices. With concrete examples from elementary, middle, and high schools, along with the latest research on grading, this book will show educators how standards-based grading can more authentically reflect student progress--and also significantly improve... more...
- Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 42.00
This trusted teacher guide and widely adopted text provides a comprehensive conceptual framework and hands-on practical tools for reading assessment. The authors present a clear roadmap for evaluating K-8 students' strengths and weaknesses in each of the basic competencies that good readers need to master. Teachers learn how to select, administer,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
Drawing on discussions of the "Creative Economy," the "Network Economy," and the "Green Economy," Rethinking US Education Policy critiques educational policies authored by the Obama administration and considers the need for a new educational policy framework that is better adapted to an era of accelerating innovation. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2015; US$ 134.95
It is natural to compare. Comparison is fundamental to understanding - not only understanding what makes one phenomenon like another but also what makes many phenomena different from the others. This volume focuses on the distinctions, overlap and integration of comparative studies across disciplinary boundaries, broadly speaking. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
In this comparative study of young people's educational careers in England and Germany, individual factors, social class, school and country characteristics are shown jointly to shape these careers through mutually reinforcing processes. Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) is combined with interview analysis to explore generative mechanisms. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
Using policy analysis and case study approaches, Private Universities in Latin America examines the significant amounts of research and innovation being made available from private universities in Latin America. more...
- SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 30.00
Essential guide to passing the QTS Professional Skills tests, written by authors of the current test. Includes guidance on how to successfully apply to Initial Teacher Training (ITT) in England. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Globalization, migration, transnational movements and the development of the tiger economies of Asia have led education leaders and policy makers around the world but particularly in Australia, the USA, Canada, and New Zealand to view schools as key sites for developing ?globally competent?, ?Asia literate? citizens who have the capabilities to live,... more...