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  • Indigenous Educational Models for Contemporary Practiceby Maenette K.P. A Benham; Joanne Elizabet Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 49.95

    What is the philosophy that should drive native education policy and practice? In July 1997 a group of native educational leaders from the United States (including Alaska and Hawai'i), Canada, Australia, and New Zealand gathered to define a potential solution to this question. This book passes on the individual educational philosophies of the participants... more...

  • 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...

  • Homeschooling for Excellenceby David Colfax; Micki Colfax

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99

    THE COLFAXES DIDN'T START TEACHING THEIR BOYS AT HOME TO GET THEM INTO HARVARD - BUT THAT'S WHAT HOMESCHOOLING ACCOMPLISHED! For over fifteen years, David and Micki Colfax educated their children at home. They don't think of themselves as pioneers, though that's what they became. Unhappy with the public schools, the Colfaxes wanted the best education... 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$ 239.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Kingdom of Childrenby Mitchell Stevens

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...