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  • Common Senseby Michael Gose

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 34.99

    In the spirit of Thomas Paine, this second edition uses ?Common Sense? to tell what is really going on with students, teachers, and schools. (Hint: the reality is actually a lot more optimistic than commonly portrayed in the media.) more...

  • Fighting, Loving, Teachingby Emily A. Daniels

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.95

    Despite challenges and continuing inequalities surrounding urban education, there are instances which provide a counter narrative to the dominant discourses of failure. Urban educators who engage conscious caring and "armed love" in their practice are an example of this. This qualitative instrumental case study examines the practices of two... more...

  • Klassiker der Pädagogikby Bernd Dollinger

    Springer Fachmedien 2007; US$ 29.95

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  • The Art of Teachingby Jay Parini

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 18.99

    Becoming an effective teacher can be quite painful and exhausting, taking years of trial and error. In The Art of Teaching , writer and critic Jay Parini looks back over his own decades of trials, errors, and triumphs, in an intimate memoir that brims with humor, encouragement, and hard-won wisdom about the teacher's craft. more...

  • Tishaby Robert Specht

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 7.99

    The author tells the story as told to him of Anne Hobbs, a woman who went to Alaska in the 1920's to teach, but who had trouble due to her kindness to the Indians there. more...

  • The Bee Eaterby Richard Whitmire

    Wiley 2011; US$ 24.95

    The inside story of a maverick reformer with a take-no-prisoners management style Hailed by Oprah as a "warrior woman for our times," reviled by teachers unions as the enemy, Michelle Rhee, outgoing chancellor of Washington DC public schools, has become the controversial face of school reform. She has appeared on the cover of Time Magazine, and is... more...

  • Schools in the Landscapeby Edith M. Ziegler

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 41.50

    This richly researched and impressively argued work is a history of public schooling in Alabama in the half century following the Civil War. It engages with depth and sophistication Alabama’s social and cultural life in the period that can be characterized by the three “R”s: Reconstruction, redemption, and racism. Alabama was... more...

  • Born to Teachby Maureen Stahl

    JoJo Publishing 2012; US$ 12.99

    After teacher training in the very early sixties, Maureen Stahl was ready for a life of teaching. She was to enjoy a wide variety of teaching experiences, schools and systems.   The love of teaching and the children, and eventually adults, in her care shines through brightly. Her anecdotes are told warmly and with humour. A few are moving and... more...

  • The Old Boys Networkby John Rae

    Short Books 2011; US$ 14.57

    John Rae was one of the most charismatic and controversial figures in British education. His reputation as a great reformer was forged during his 16 years as headmaster of Westminster School, in the 1970s and early 1980s. And his candid account of that turbulent period recorded at the time in handwritten diaries seems as fresh and relevant today... more...