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  • 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...

  • Lehrerausbildung und Abstimmungsprobleme des Lehrermarktsby Sung-Yeun Lim

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    Sung-Yeun Lim analysiert in vergleichender Perspektive die Entwicklungsdynamik der Lehrermärkte in Deutschland und Südkorea. Seit den 1950er Jahren war in beiden Lehrermärkten ein ausgewogenes Verhältnis von Lehrerangebot und Lehrernachfrage kaum gegeben: Jeweils schloss sich nach einer Mangelphase eine Überfüllungsphase... more...

  • The K-12 Implosionby Glenn Harlan Reynolds

    Encounter Books 2013; US$ 5.99

    Economist Herb Stein famously said that something that can't go on forever, won't. For decades now, America has been putting ever-growing amounts of money into its K-12 education system, while getting steadily poorer results. Now parents are losing faith in public schools, new alternatives are appearing, and change is on the way. The K-12 Implosion... more...

  • Culture Speaksby Russell Bishop; Mere Berryman

    Huia (NZ) Ltd 2013; US$ 7.28

    This book focuses on what it is like to be a young Maori person in a New Zealand secondary school classroom today. It presents and discusses narratives drawn from the voices of Maori secondary students, their whanau, principals and teachers. Whether you are a student, a parent, a principal or a teacher, this book will help you to examine your own... more...

  • Portrait of the Artist as a Young Adultby Lois Thomas Stover; Connie S. Zitlow

    Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 64.99

    This book looks at literature that features young adults who either identify themselves as artists or use the arts in very intentional ways to help create a sense of self in their adolescent lives. The authors examine a number of books featuring teens who engage in music, poetry, painting, and various other means of artistic expression. more...

  • Aiming For The Skiesby Fay Marles

    Melbourne University Press 2012; Not Available

    Fay Marles has lived a life of firsts. As Victoria’s first Commissioner for Equal Opportunity, she played an instrumental role in the landmark case that resulted in Ansett employing its first female pilot. Over the next decade, she battled discrimination on many fronts, overseeing the commission’s rapid development and expansion. She went on to found... more...

  • Transitions in American Educationby Donald Parkerson; Jo Ann Pakerson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 64.95

    This book is a concise social history of teaching from the colonial period to the present. By revealing the words of teachers themselves, it brings their stories to life. Synthesizing decades of research on teaching, it places important topics such as discipline in the classroom, technology, and cultural diversity within historical perspective. more...

  • Essays in Twentieth-Century Southern Educationby Wayne Urban

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 165.00

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Children of the Millby Ronald D. Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Charting Chicago School Reformby Anthony Bryk; Penny Bender Sebring; David Kerbow; Sharon Rollow; John Easton

    Westview Press 2008; US$ 33.99

    In 1989, Chicago began an experiment with radical decentralization of power and authority. This book tells the story of what happened to Chicago?s elementary schools in the first four years of this reform. Implicit in this reform is the theory that expanded local democratic participation would stimulate organizational change within schools, which... more...