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- Temple University Press 2005; US$ 40.50
Marvin Wachman's parents were Russian Jewish immigrants with little formal education. Yet they instilled in their son the values of education, self-improvement, and perseverance. Because of Wachman's beliefs in human progress, he learned not only how to survive in hard times, but how to flourish. A newly minted PhD, Wachman served in World War II... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95
Drawing on her extensive teaching experience, Lorna Cork explores the day-to-day needs and expectations of black parents and their children in education. Exclusion rates of black children in the UK and around the world continue to rise, highlighting that something is very wrong with the way their teaching and learning is supported in today?s schools.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95
Present-day America is perceived by many as immersed in a moral crisis, with national identity fractured and uncertainty and anxiety about the future. Public schools in this country are, historically and still today, the major institution charged with preserving and teaching the symbols of national identity and a morality that is the concrete expression... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
This book explores the goals, efforts and outcomes of international assistance to higher education over the past three decades and investigates how these have impacted changing State-university relations. Focusing on the case study of Indonesia, Bastiaens demonstrates how international aid facilitated and at times actively encouraged changing patterns... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 63.95
This volume--the first edited book on the education of Puerto Ricans written primarily by Puerto Rican authors--focuses on the history and experiences of Puerto Rican students in the United States by addressing issues of identity, culture, ethnicity, language, gender, social activism, community involvement, and policy implications. It is the first... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 779.00
In today?s complex and plural world, there has been, particularly in western cultures, an identifiable change in peoples? relationships with religious traditions. Some of these changes have also permeated non-western cultural traditions as they have been exposed to and influenced by television and other media that is dominated by western life styles... more...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 36.00
'The worksheets...save valuable time for busy professionals. Overall, this package provides good value at £17.99' - British Journal of Special Education 'Teachers comfortable with developmental group-work, and able to adapt material and tailor it to pupils' responses, will find this a valuable resource' - Adrian King, Times Educational Supplement,... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 149.00
This book argues that a promising approach to education reform is through effective school district leadership. It offers practical ways to create professional learning communities and to break down traditional hierarchical bureaucracies that inhibit learning. more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 210.00
Since 11th September 2001, religious formation and education have again been up for discussion. The challenges of contemporary society not only demand enlightenment in religious matters, but also require education in practical tolerance for dialogue to take place between religions, without suspending the issue of truth. In a critical evaluation... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 159.00
This book reports on the results of the Australian Government?s Values Education Program that illustrate the vital role played by relationships of care, trust and respect with teachers if students are to achieve both academically and more broadly. more...