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  • Supporting Multilingual Learners in the Early Yearsby Sandra Smidt

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 35.95

    Shortlisted for the Nasen Book that supports SEN and Disability Issues Award 2008 Are children who are exposed to more than one language from birth at an advantage or a disadvantage when starting school? Supporting Multilingual Learners in the Early Years examines the theoretical, ideological and practical issues involved in the education of... more...

  • Developing Reading and Writing in Second-Language Learnersby Timothy Shanahan; Diance August

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 33.95

    A Co-Publication of Routledge, the Center for Applied Linguistics, and the International Reading Association This book is a shorter version of Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners,  reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. This book concisely summarizes what is known from empirical... more...

  • Cultural Education - Cultural Sustainabilityby Zvi Bekerman; Ezra Kopelowitz

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 62.95

    This volume is a path-breaking contribution to the study of efforts of diaspora, indigenous, and minority groups, broadly defined, to use education (formal and informal) to sustain cultural continuity while grappling with the influences and demands of wider globalizing, nationalizing, or other homogenizing and assimilatory forces. Particular attention... more...

  • Extended Schools and Children's Centresby Rita Cheminais

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95

    Featuring helpful checklists, models of good practice, templates and photocopiable resources that can be used in development work, this highly practical book will be an invaluable resource for anyone involved with implementing Every Child Matters in extended schools and children?s centres. As well as setting out roles and expectations, this unique... more...

  • Teaching through Basqueby Jasone Cenoz

    Multilingual Matters 2008; US$ 79.95

    This volume focuses on research in education in the Basque Country where Basque is very often the language of instruction for some or all the school subjects. The volume provides background information about the Basque educational system; about academic and linguistic results related to the use of Basque as the language of instruction and the challenges... more...

  • Genius Deniedby Jan Davidson; Bob Davidson; Laura Vanderkam

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 16.99

    With all the talk of failing schools these days, we forget that schools can fail their brightest students, too. We pledge to "leave no child behind," but in American schools today, thousands of gifted and talented students fall short of their potential. In Genius Denied , Jan and Bob Davidson describe the "quiet crisis" in education: gifted students... more...

  • Gifted and Talented Children 4-11by Christine MacIntyre

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 40.95

    Can you recognize and tell the difference between gifted and talented children? Do you know how to provide the support they need? Responding directly to current thinking in education, this book raises practitioners? expectations, and shows you how to identify children in your class as gifted and talented. Christine Macintyre addresses the nature/nurture... more...

  • Minority Status, Oppositional Culture, & Schoolingby John U. Ogbu

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 63.95

    This book is the definitive and final presentation of John Ogbu?s cultural ecological model and the many debates that his work has sparked during the past decade. The theory and empirical foundation of Ogbu?s scholarship, which some have mistakenly reduced to the "acting white hypothesis," is fully presented and re-visited in this posthumous collection... more...

  • Students with Disabilities, Learning Difficulties and Disadvantagesby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 70.00

    This book provides an internationally comparable set of indicators on educational provision for students with disabilities, learning difficulties and disadvantages (DDD). It highlights the number of students involved, where they are educated – special schools, special classes or regular classes – and in what phases of education – pre-primary,... more...

  • Identifying Special Needs in the Early Yearsby Kay Mathieson

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 31.00

    Offering connections to existing legislation, this invaluable reference presents step-by-step instructions for identifying individual children's needs in all early years settings and provides guidelines for involving parents. more...