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- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95
In the second edition of her critically acclaimed book The Dreamkeepers , Gloria Ladson-Billings revisits the eight teachers who were profiled in the first edition and introduces us to new teachers who are current exemplars of good teaching. She shows that culturally relevant teaching is not a matter of race, gender, or teaching style. What matters... more...
- The Floating Press 2011; US$ 4.99
Looking for a new lease on life? Steer clear of the lukewarm pablum you'll find in most modern self-help books and stick to the classics. Russell Conwell's Every Man His Own University is an amazingly comprehensive guide for any man (or woman!) who needs to make a change -- and is willing to put in the work that that entails. Fans of Napoleon... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 123.95
There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students. In fact, 80% of US states currently have mandates regarding character education. However, the pervasiveness of the?support for moral and character education masks a high degree of controversy surrounding its meaning and... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Renowned professor and thinker Felix Adler was the primary figure behind the Ethical Culture movement, a quasi-religious initiative unattached to any particular brand of theism, which flowered in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. In this volume, Adler addresses parenthood and child-rearing, placing these activities within a firm moral... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in exclusively amoral, instrumentalist terms, Kristjánsson... more...
- The Floating Press 1917; US$ 4.99
Self-made man and renowned Baptist minister Russell Conwell helped to usher in a paradigm shift in Christian thinking in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries -- and also managed to help remake the self-help genre in the process. The Key to Success is a comprehensive overview of Conwell's philosophy, and it's chock-full of ideas that will... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Now the largest and fastest-growing ethnic population in the U.S., Latino students face many challenges and complexities when it comes to college choice and access. This edited volume provides much needed theoretical and empirical data on how the schooling experiences of Latino students shape their educational aspirations and access to higher education.... more...
- JIST Publishing 2005; US$ 16.95
This essential guide is a fun, relevant way to introduce students to key character traits. The Young Person's Character Education Handbook helps students understand why character is important and how character contributes to success in school, at home, and in life. Each unit describes one positive character trait in an engaging and consistent way for... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 59.99
Though divine command is rejected as a source of moral justification, the possible contribution of some religious traditions to moral education is sympathetically considered. This book addresses contemporary issues such as the links between personal morality and citizenship, including world citizenship, family values, and sexual morality. more...
- ASCD 2000; US$ 22.95
The decisions today?s students make ripple outward to their immediate family and school community; some affecting society in the form of academic underachievement and school violence. How can we help students make the right decisions and do the right things? Test preparation and academic rigor alone cannot help our students learn well. more...