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- Brandes & Apsel 2015; US$ 16.96
Monika Seifert (1932-2002) gründete 1967 in Frankfurt am Main den bundesweit ersten repressionsfreien Kindergarten, die »Kinderschule«. Ihre pädagogische und psychoanalytische Konzeption war Vorbild für viele antiautoritäre Kinderläden, rief aber auch wütende Proteste hervor. Oskar Negt nannte sie die »Mutter der antiautoritären Kinderläden«. Wilma... more...
- WND Books 2015; US$ 19.95
<p>Utopian dictators like Stalin, Hitler, Pol Pot, and Mao are criminals - genocidal psychopaths who have killed more human beings in the last hundred years than any other ideologues in history. They don't limit their murder to individuals, but to entire nations.</p><p>In the United States another form of utopians, the "progressives,"... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 19.95
Higher Education in America is a landmark work--a comprehensive and authoritative analysis of the current condition of our colleges and universities from former Harvard president Derek Bok, one of the nation's most respected education experts. Sweepingly ambitious in scope, this is a deeply informed and balanced assessment of the many strengths... more...
- Bernan Press 2015; US$ 77.99
The Almanac of American Education helps users understand and compare the quality of education at the national, state, and county levels. Compiled from official U.S. government and reliable private sources, the book contains historical and current data, insightful analysis, and useful graphs that provide compelling insights into the state of education... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 29.99
This book details, and provides a systematic critique of, the shaky assumptions at the foundation of the market-based reform initiatives that dominate the contemporary education scene. It names and exposes the motives and methods of the powerful philanthropists, politicians, business moguls, and education entrepreneurs who are behind the reform movement.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
This captivating autobiography by a Tibetan educator and former political prisoner is full of twists and turns. Born in 1929 in a Tibetan village, Tsering developed a strong dislike of his country's theocratic ruling elite. As a 13-year-old member of the Dalai Lama's personal dance troupe, he was frequently whipped or beaten by teachers for minor infractions.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 54.99
Floors that generate power, the electronic wall, mix-?n-match modular school buildings, along with the Education Congress of the States and the 622 Curriculum are among the suggestions offered by Ebert and Maxwell in this provocative view toward revolutionizing one of the oldest institutions in the United States: Public Education. more...
- The New Press 2015; US$ 25.95
Susan Engel is a professor of developmental psychology at Williams College, where she is also the founder and director of the Williams Program in Teaching. She is the author of four previous books, The Stories Children Tell , Context is Everything , Real Kids , and Red Flags or Red Herrings . She lives in New Marlborough, Massachusetts. more...
- Good Books 2015; US$ 4.95
Here?s a call to colleges and universities to consider implementing restorative practices on their campuses, ensuring fair treatment of students and staff, while minimizing institutional liability, protecting the campus community, and boosting morale. From an Associate Dean of Student Affairs who has put these models to work on his campus. more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Education in Kentucky has developed slowly, and even now the state ranks low in the nation in providing public funds for the development of its human resources. In this book the author, who was president of the University of Kentucky from 1917 to 1940, traces the tortuous path of education in the state from the pioneer log schoolhouse to the modern... more...