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- McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 47.00
Special needs provision in schools continues to be a major source of anxiety for teachers and other educators, politicians and parents. The whole area of 'special educational needs' and 'inclusion' is often shrouded with uncertainty about what it means, either in theory or in practice, or what it entails. This book aims to address this... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 29.95
The author provides over 80 stories he has used with great success as a teacher of diverse groups of children, including those with autism, language delays, communication difficulties, difficult behavior, and anti-social behaviors. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2009; US$ 239.00
Seeks to answer the question of how we structure education for the world's 370 million indigenous people so as to promote intercultural understanding, maximize opportunity and right colonial wrongs. This title details an innovative curriculum design for indigenous school children based on the principles of participatory narrative inquiry. more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...