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- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99
This complex case study of an urban American high school offers an in-depth look at race, socioeconomic status, and interpersonal relationships. Unique in its use of historical, quantitative, and qualitative data, as well as theory, it will serve as an excellent source linking theory and practice in both education and sociology courses. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
"This isn't learning: this is fun!" - dyslexic pupil "Fantastic ideas that engage learners in their learning: thank you!" - Teaching Assistant "I like finding tactics which help me win!" dyslexic pupil "My son is now asking to play spelling games!" - parent "I like playing homework games with my dad." - dyslexic pupil "Its easy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95
'I have found Sally Raymond's worksheets ideally suited for use with pupils in need of focussed literacy development materials. They find them varied and accessible with opportunities to include personal interests and topics. I use them to match specific learning needs to activities which introduce, explain, engage and assess individual targets... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
This book has two purposes: first to argue that there is a greater need now than ever before for liberal adult education for the working class. Such provision would both help to ameliorate the gross inequalities of our society and provide some counter-balance to the increasingly utilitarian and vocational orientation of post-school education. Secondly,... more...
- Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 40.00
The release of U.S. census data in 1910 sparked rhetoric declaring the nation had a literacy crisis and proclaiming illiterate citizens a threat to democratic life. While newspaper editors, industrialists, and officials in the federal government frequently placed the blame on newly arrived immigrants, a smaller but no less vocal group of rural educators... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 20.76
Viele Studien haben mit genetischen, neurobiologischen und -psychologischen Befunden zum besseren Verständnis von ADHS beigetragen. Doch es fehlt nach wie vor an theoriegeleiteten Interventionen, die es Lehrern und Therapeuten ermöglichen, aus einer Kenntnis der neurobiologischen Ursachen heraus effektive pädagogische und didaktische Maßnahmen abzuleiten.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles? pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the 1970s. The resulting principles of a self-directed,... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 70.00
Adults with busy lifestyles, whatever their education level or employment situation, may well ask why they should resume learning. The reality is that the changing requirements of knowledge-based societies, skill shortages and the increasing importance of civil participation and social cohesion drive the need to continually update adults' skills and... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00
Lifelong learning is not yet a reality for all. Economic and financial factors continue to limit opportunities in ways that are neither efficient nor equitable. Part of the problem is that our societies still have the habit of viewing learning as something for the young, something that is state supported. more...