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- 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...
Black Educational Choice: Assessing the Private and Public Alternatives to Traditional K?12 Public SchoolsABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 48.00
This important book provides African American parents with the knowledge to diversify K?12 school choices beyond traditional neighborhood public schools in order to optimize the educational chances of their own children, and it will help educators and policymakers to close the black-white academic achievement gap throughout America. more...
- Scribner 2002; US$ 16.00
ATTITUDE OVER APTITUDE. EFFORT OVER ACHIEVEMENT. CHARACTER OVER TALENT. For families, educators, corporations, and communities, The Biggest Job We'll Ever Have is nothing less than a new paradigm for reconnecting education with core values. With more than thirty-five years' experience at Hyde, an organization of internationally known, award-winning... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 32.00
Educating Citizens reports on how some American colleges and universities are preparing thoughtful, committed, and socially responsible graduates. Many institutions assert these ambitions, but too few act on them. The authors demonstrate the fundamental importance of moral and civic education, describe how the historical and contemporary landscapes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 170.00
In the educational arena, new ideas often compete as solutions to recurrent problems, making the concept of "innovations" a widespread discursive term. While expectations are substantial for each innovation, implementation of ideas has shown them to be more modest in practice. This book examines innovations in several developing countries, presenting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95
Values in education - how they are taught, the ethics of teaching itself, plus their role in the education of educators - is an area of lively and passionate debate. This book provides an essential resource of ideas, issues and current practice for all those with an interest in this area of education. Presenting a range of critical writing, this book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 51.95
This book is an indispensable resource for use in both the classroom and assembly, providing a delightful collection of fifteen original themed stories and activities, designed to develop key values and skills. Using the power of story, it stimulates reflection and discussion on a range of topics. The material is presented to maximise fun in learning,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95
The focus of this study is on the ways in which skin color moderates the perceptions of opportunity and academic orientation of 17 Mexican and Puerto Rican high school students. More specifically, the study's analysis centered on cataloguing the racial/ethnic identification shifts (or not) in relation to how they perceive others situate them based... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 44.95
This collection of papers, comments, and documents traces the distant and recent history of the Ebonics debate in the USA. The book examines how, despite increasing access to public education over the past century, schools continue to impose language standards and expectations on children that methodically privileges some, while disadvantaging others. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95
The author argues for much greater attention to ethical education and responds to sceptics who say that it can't be done in the face of a pluralistic secular society badly fragmented over values. Seeking always for themes and issues that unite rather than divide, the author provides a conceptual foundation for ethical education broad enough for building... more...