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Moral education. Character building

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  • Stonewall's Legacyby Susan B. Marine

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    Contemporary American colleges are increasingly queer places, where significant steps toward inclusion of BGLT students have been made. Tracing the journey of BGLT students' emergence, which parallels the modern gay rights movement in America, this monograph provides an overview of data and theory derived from studying BGLT students and student movements... more...

  • African Americans and Standardized Testsby Veda Jairrels

    African American Images 2009; US$ 9.99

    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...

  • Dream Not of Other Worldsby Huston Diehl

    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...

  • The Little Book of Valuesby Julie Duckworth; Ian Gilbert

    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...

  • Fiske Guide to Colleges 2012by Edward Fiske

    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...

  • Teaching with Reverenceby A. G. Rud; Jim Garrison

    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...

  • Stepping Forth into the Worldby Edward J. M. Rhoads

    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...

  • Every Man His Own Universityby Russell Conwell

    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...

  • Perspektivenübernahmeby Eva-Maria Kenngott

    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...

  • The Evolving Challenges of Black College Studentsby Terrell L. Strayhorn; Melvin Cleveland Terrell; Lemuel Watson

    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...