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- Utah State University Press 2010; US$ 25.95
Diversity, despite what we say, disturbs us. In the U.S., we debate linguistic rights, the need for an official language, and educational policies for language minority students. On the one hand, we believe in the rights of individuals, including (at least in the academy) the right to one?s own language. On the other hand, we sponsor a single common... more...
- ASCD 2011; US$ 30.95
Reaching Out to Latino Families of English Language Learners provides teachers with a wealth of tools and strategies for communicating with the parents of Latino English language learners and learning more about their communities. more...
- Stanford University Press 2011; US$ 22.95
As students navigate learning and begin to establish a sense of self, local surroundings can have a major influence on the range of choices they make about who they are and who they want to be. This book investigates how various constructions of identity can influence educational achievement for African American students, both within and outside school.... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 1937; US$ 24.99
Jeanes Teacher in the United States, 1908-1933: An Account of Twenty-five Years' Experience in the Supervision of Negro Rural Schools more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 98.00
This exhaustive analysis of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) throughout history discusses the institutions and the major events, individuals, and organizations that have contributed to their existence. more...
- Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 18.14
Hauptbeschreibung "Zoff" zu Hause, Alkoholexzesse in der Familie, Arbeitslosigkeit der Eltern, Vernachlässigung, Armut, aber auch die Pubertät, Schulangst, Mobbing und gar nicht so selten körperliche und psychische Gewalt belasten viele Mädchen und Jungen in Deutschland. Ihnen fehlt alles, was zu einer gesunden Entwicklung wichtig scheint. Torkeln... more...
- African American Images 2009; US$ 12.95
With a surprisingly honest and hard-hitting approach, this scathing indictment of the modern black family postulates that a lack of appreciation for literacy in the African American household is the true cause of low scores on today's standardized tests. Arguing that television, video games, rap music, and sports are all distractions from much-needed... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2007; US$ 24.95
When Huston Diehl began teaching a fourth-grade class in a "Negro" elementary school in rural Louisa County, Virginia, the school?s white superintendent assured her that he didn't expect her to teach "those children" anything. She soon discovered how these low expectations, widely shared by the white community, impeded her students' ability to learn.... more...
- Crown House Publishing 2009; US$ 16.03
The Little Book of Values explores twenty-two values that can be taught through schools and indeed the whole community. The book will inspire you by using examples of where values are being used by children and adults in schools already and shares practical tools to stimulate discussion and philosophical debate. It will also help people to take stock... more...