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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Homeschoolingby Martine Millman; Gregory Millman

    Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 24.95

    This intimate, eminently practical memoir of a successful homeschooled family of six children illuminates today?s most exciting choice in education, and shows how it works from cradle to college . What is it that homeschoolers do that the public schools can?t or won?t? There are at least as many answers as there are studies. But nothing can capture... 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...

  • 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...

  • Identifying Special Needs in the Early Yearsby Kay Mathieson

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 30.00

    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...

  • A Parent's Guide to Tutors and Tutoringby James Mendelsohn

    Wiley 2008; US$ 16.95

    A Parent's Guide to Tutors and Tutoring offers a survival guide for helping parents decide whether or not to hire a tutor; advice for choosing the right person; and ideas for evaluating if the job is well done. In addition, the book includes suggestions for selecting a tutor for kids with special needs and shows what it takes to tutor for an individual... more...

  • Education Policies for Students at Risk and those with Disabilities in South Eastern Europeby OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 19.00

    This publication is part of the project on Education Development for Students at Risk and those with Disabilities in South Eastern Europe. This project was carried out by the OECD within the framework of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe. It contributes to the countries' efforts to adjust their education reforms to the EC principles as... more...

  • The Homeschooling Optionby L. Rivero

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 14.99

    Correcting misconceptions through profiles of diverse families, Rivero uncovers the changing and complex needs of children today. This book addresses the major questions parents are bound to have as they consider the homeschooling option: socialization, curriculum, special needs arrangements, resources, and more.  more...