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  • Decolonizing Philosophies of Educationby Ali A. Abdi

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    Philosophy of education basically deals with learning issues that attempt to explain or answer what we describe as the major questions of its domains, i.e., what education is needed, why such education, and how would societies undertake and achieve such learning possibilities. In different temporal and spatial intersections of people's lives, the... more...

  • Learning to Failby Fran Abrams

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95

    Blending interviews with those most closely affected together with views from key commentators and experts the author creates a vivid picture of a system and societal failure; a failure both that is at once both embarrassing and avoidable. more...

  • An Stelle des Anderenby Karl-Ernst Ackermann; Markus Dederich

    ATHENA-Verlag 2012; US$ 21.21

    In den vergangenen Jahrzehnten hat der die Heil- und Sonderpädagogik dominierende Diskurs über Selbstbestimmung und Teilhabe die Figur der Stellvertretung fragwürdig werden lassen und weitgehend aus den Fachdiskursen verdrängt. Heute gilt es als ethisch fragwürdiger Paternalismus, fürsorglich für jemand anderen sprechen, entscheiden oder handeln zu... more...

  • Global Migration and Educationby Leah Adams; Anna Kirova

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    Global Migration and Education makes a notable contribution to understanding the issues faced by immigrant children, their parents, and educators as they interact in school settings, and to identifying the common challenges to, and successes in, educational institutions worldwide as they cope with these issues. Global in scope, there are chapters... more...

  • Language Minority Students in American Schoolsby H. D. Adamson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95

    Addresses questions of language education in the US, focusing on how to teach the 3.5 million students who do not speak English as a native language. more...

  • Making Decisions About Diverse Learnersby Fern Aefsky

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    This book is for building level administrators who work with students (and their families) who have been classified as educationally disabled. It provides practical information about programming options, ranging from self-contained special education classes to inclusive classrooms. It also contains activities, worksheets, and report templates to assist... more...

  • And the Skylark Sings with Meby David H. Albert; Joseph Chilton Pearce

    New Society Publishers 1999; US$ 16.95

    A joyous account of a progressive family's homeschooling experience. more...

  • Administering Special Educationby Kern Alexander; Richard C Hunter

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 97.95

    The administration of public schools encompasses myriad generic issues having to do with curriculum content, instructional methodology, human resource and financial management, and of course, the guidance and counseling of students. Woven into this tapestry is the obligation to individualize educational programs to accommodate the needs of a wide and... more...

  • Confronting Dogmatism in Gifted Educationby Don Ambrose; Robert Sternberg; Bharath Sriraman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    This book looks beyond the predominant conceptual frameworks that dominate thinking about giftedness and talent. Leading thinkers in the field of gifted education question fundamental assumptions about high ability and probe the larger contexts that influence gifted education. more...

  • Language Patterns of Poverty Childrenby Nicholas J. Anastasiow; Michael L. Hanes

    Charles C Thomas 1970; US$ 29.95

    The cultural and dialectal differences as they currently exist in rural andinner-city poverty areas are the primary foci of this volume. The text contains the conclusions from the authors' research studies involving several hundred children of various racial and ethnic backgrounds along with numerous examples of children's oral response to... more...