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- 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...
- 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$ 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 33.99
This book offers both the theoretical background behind the minority effect, teachers' personal experiences as they experienced being a minority, and their analyses and insights for teaching diverse learners. This book uses real-life experiences of diverse people to illustrate that, if not understood and addressed, situational minorities at school... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 57.00
This is the first book devoted to the P scales; there has been no published research on the P scales. There is no documentation of the benefits that schools have derived from using the P scales, and no account has been given of how easy or otherwise teachers have found it to use the P scales in the assessment of their pupils. The book introduces... more...