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  • Engaging Students in Academic Literaciesby Marķa Estela Brisk

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas. Informed by systemic functional linguistics?a theory... more...

  • Underprivileged School Children and the Assault on Dignityby Julia Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Every day, children living in low-income communities have no choice but to grow up in a climate where they experience multiple unending assaults to their sense of dignity. This volume applies theoretical and historical insights to think through the increasingly undignified realities of life in economically marginalized communities. It includes examples... more...

  • Leading and Managing Indigenous Education in the Postcolonial Worldby Zane Ma Rhea

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book brings together the academic fields of educational leadership, educational administration, strategic change management, and Indigenous education in order to provide a critical, multi-perspective, systems level analysis of the provision of education services to Indigenous people. It draws on a range of theorists across these fields internationally,... more...

  • Gifted Educationby Jeffrey P. Bakken; Festus Obiakor; Anthony F. Rotatori

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 124.95

    This volume addresses the most current perspectives and issues related to giftedness and is written by leaders in the field. An excellent resource for special educators, administrators, mental health clinicians, school counselors, and psychologists, this volume addresses the different educational issues that impact this population. more...

  • Understanding Special Educational Needsby Ruth Kershner; Roland Chaplain

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    New and experienced teachers working with children with special needs in mainstream or special school settings are increasingly discovering the value of research to inform and improve their teaching. This highly accessible text features: · identification of the key research issues which relate to different aspects of SEN and inclusion · guidance on... more...

  • High-Risk Children In Schoolsby Robert Pianta; Daniel Walsh

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    High Risk Children in Schools offers a way for psychologists and educators to see and talk about the growing population of "at-risk" children--those likely to fail at formal schooling--while helping to redefine the relationship between schools and families. Using systems theory and developmental psychology, the authors present a new framework... more...

  • Livelihoods and Learningby Caroline Dyer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Current paradigms of ?development? generally serve mobile pastoralist groups poorly: their visibility in policy processes is minimal, and their mobility is constructed by the powerful as a ?problem?, rather than as a rational livelihood strategy. Increasingly damaged eco-systems, shrinking natural resources, globalisation and urbanisation all put... more...

  • Pregnant Bodies, Fertile Mindsby Wendy Luttrell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Focusing on fifty girls enrolled in a model public school program for pregnant teens, Luttrell explores how pregnant girls experience society's view of them and also considers how these girls view themselves and the choices they've made. Also includes an 8-page color insert. more...

  • Directory of Programs for Students at Riskby Thomas Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 9.95

    This book summarizes over 40 programs which enhance the success of students at risk. The emphases of these programs include individual students' learning skills, whole-school improvement, professional development, and parent and family improvement. Names and addresses of key people at each site are also included. more...

  • Current Issues in the Education of Students with Visual Impairmentsby Deborah Hatton

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 210.00

    International Review of Research in Developmental Disabilities is an ongoing scholarly look at research into the causes, effects, classification systems, and syndromes of developmental disabilities. Contributors come from wide-ranging perspectives, including genetics, psychology, education, and other health and behavioral sciences. The current... more...