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  • NABE Review of Research and Practiceby Virginia Gonzalez; Josefina Tinajero

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95

    The National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE) published electronic issues of Volumes 1 and 2 of the NABE Journal of Research and Practice to offer archival records of 2002 and 2003 NABE conferences presentations. Beginning with Volume 3, the title of the publication is changed to NABE Review of Research and Practice and is published by... more...

  • Bilingual Education in South Americaby Anne-Marie de Mejia

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 59.95

    Ten academics from South America and the U.S. contribute nine chapters examining bilingual education and bilingualism in three Andean countries--Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia--and three "Southern Cone" nations--Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay. The authors discuss the debates on bilingual education involving international languages--English, French, S more...

  • Theorising Special Educationby Catherine Clark; Alan Dyson; Alan Millward

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 61.95

    The field of special needs education is well established, and although it continues to develop in exciting and controversial ways, involving some of education's leading thinkers, many people feel it is lacking a coherent theoretical analysis of its own. Students and practitioners, looking for some solid theory to reinforce their own study or practice,... more...

  • Learning and Learning Difficultiesby Peter Westwood

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2004; US$ 34.95

    This text explores a number of different perspectives and theories on human learning and motivation. The author gives significant attention to different types of learning across the curriculum and examines the most effective types of teaching to facilitate different forms of learning. Detailed consideration is given to factors that contribute to... more...

  • Including the Gifted and Talentedby Chris Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    This single volume presents the views of experts from the field which challenge the assumption that educational inclusion relates only to those pupils with learning difficulties. In this book, the authors examine the extent to which a truly inclusive context can provide a challenging environment for gifted and talented pupils. Key issues explored... more...

  • Imagining Multilingual Schoolsby Ofelia Garcia; Tove Skutnabb-Kangas; Maria E. Torres-Guzman

    Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 59.95

    Presenting visions of multilingual school, this book examines the pedagogical, socio educational, and socio political issues that impact on their development and success. It considers issues of multilingual schooling in different countries and for diverse populations and groups, while taking into account the global pressures of the 21st century. more...

  • Therapeutic Educationby John Cornwall; Craig Walter

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    The role of therapy in schools is a topic that has been significantly under-researched and often overlooked. Considering the number of students in full-time education with serious emotional and behavioural difficulties, the skills and tricks used by therapists can be usefully passed on to teachers in the classroom. This book traces a substantial... more...

  • Schooling the Rustbelt Kidsby Pat Thomson

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 36.35

    Thomson argues that current outcomes-based and standardised policies for disadvantaged schools are not effective. Rather schools need the flexibility to develop strategies that suit their specific situation. more...

  • Improving Transition Planningby Lesley Dee

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Transition planning for young people with special educational needs is a crucial but often overlooked element of social inclusion. While there is now considerable official guidance on how to manage the school leaving process for young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, little is known about how to make effective transitions happen... more...

  • Whose Learning?by Kate Bullock; Felicity Wikeley

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    The traditional role of the form or class tutor has developed into that of an academic or personal tutor; that is, an adult who works with students to guide, support and help them manage their learning. Academic or personal tutoring as a practice of learning benefits many students in secondary schools and colleges. It is increasingly adopted and specifically... more...