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  • Included or Excluded?by Ruth Cigman

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 52.95

    In a pamphlet published in 2005 Mary Warnock expressed concerns about some of the concepts that she had helped to introduce in the field of special education almost three decades earlier. She argued that the role of special schools was unclear and the pursuit of inclusion had become too ideological. This highly topical book suggests that distinctions... more...

  • Every Child Can Learnby Katrin Stroh; Thelma Robinson; Alan Proctor

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 75.00

    This is a robust learning programme which helps children with developmental delay positively progress at home and in school. more...

  • Narrative Lifeby Neil Hooley

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 269.00

    This book details an innovative curriculum design for indigenous students based on the principles of participatory narrative inquiry as well as exemplars of indigenous knowledge. Written from an Australian perspective, it discusses broad international issues. more...

  • Social Justice through Multilingual Educationby Tove Skutnabb-Kangas; Robert Phillipson; Ajit K. Mohanty; Minati Panda

    Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 49.95

    The principles for enabling children to become fully proficient multilinguals through schooling are well known. Even so, most indigenous/tribal, minority and marginalised children are not provided with appropriate mother-tongue-based multilingual education. This book asks why this is, and shows how it can be done. more...

  • Language Allegiances and Bilingualism in the USby M.Rafael Salaberry

    Channel View Publications 2009; US$ 39.95

    Explores the close association between use of a language and the sense of affiliation with the culture associated with it: an allegiance that seems to garner a type of loyalty and support that few other identities command. more...

  • Kingdom of Childrenby Mitchell Stevens

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95 US$ 26.36

    More than one million American children are schooled by their parents. As their ranks grow, home schoolers are making headlines by winning national spelling bees and excelling at elite universities. The few studies conducted suggest that homeschooled children are academically successful and remarkably well socialized. Yet we still know little about... more...

  • Immigration, Diversity, and Educationby Elena L. Grigorenko; Ruby Takanishi

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    This edited volume presents an overview of research and policy issues pertaining to children from birth to 10 who are first- and second-generation immigrants to the U.S., as well as native-born children of immigrants. The contributors offer interdisciplinary perspectives on recent developments and research findings on children of immigrants. By accessibly... more...

  • Learning to Failby Fran Abrams

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95

    During a decade of relative prosperity from the mid-1990s onward, governments across the developed world failed to crack one major issue ? youth unemployment. Even when economic growth was strong, one young person in 10 in the United Kingdom was neither working nor learning. As the boom ended, the number of young people dropping out after leaving... more...

  • Breaking Barriers to Learning in Primary Schoolsby Pat Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 43.95

    Breaking Barriers to Learning in Primary Schools takes an expert and informative look at the integrated children?s services agenda in practice in today?s primary schools. Examining the ways in which an increasing number of different professionals help to improve children?s life chances, the author examines the roles of those employed directly by... more...

  • Never Too Old to Teachby Neil M. Goldman

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 44.99

    Never Too Old to Teach is a heart-warming story of a middle-aged man's first year of teaching high school after spending twenty years in a corporate cubicle more...