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- 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...
- Sourcebooks 2011; US$ 23.99
"The best college guide you can buy." -USA Today For more than 25 years, this leading guide to more than 310 colleges and universities-fully updated and expanded every year-has been an indispensable source of information for college-bound students and their parents. Helpful, honest, and straightforward, the Fiske Guide to Colleges delivers an insider's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Reverence is a forgotten virtue in teaching and learning. When taken in a broader spiritual sense, it is often associated with a mute and prim solemnity. The essays gathered here examine reverence as a way to understand some of the spiritual dimensions of classroom teaching. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 45.00
The book contrasts the experiences of the Chinese Educational Mission students with those of other Chinese in the United States during a period of anti-Chinese sentiment, which was to culminate in the enactment of Chinese Exclusion in 1882. 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...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 44.99
Es ist ein zentrales Anliegen von Bildung, Sachverhalte aus verschiedenen Perspektiven zu sehen. Geht es um moralische Bildung, so ist der Wechsel der Perspektive speziell in der Goldenen Regel (?Was du nicht willst, dass man dir tut, das füg auch keinem anderen zu?) das Mittel zur Erzeugung moralischer Sensibilität. Dieser Alltagsform der Erziehung... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 26.99
?We continue to be plagued with issues of retention and dropout of minority students, especially our Black students. The issues look the same as they did years ago when campuses begin to seriously consider integration. Yet, the students are not the same, and they come to campus with a multitude of needs that are similar to our past students, but also... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99
This volume is designed to illuminate the educational experiences of Black women, from the time they earn their high school diplomas through graduate study, with a particular focus on their doctoral studies, by exploring the commonalities and the uniqueness of their individual paths and challenges. The chapters of this volume newly identify key factors... more...
- African American Images 2012; US$ 12.99
Refuting common ideas about the racial achievement gap, this exploration of the education system posits that the gap is not the result of the students, their parents, or the larger community, but rather stems from the limited effectiveness of the schools they attend. With a focus on what principals and teachers can do, this instructive resource explores... more...