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- 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...
- 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...
- SAGE Publications 2005; US$ 34.00
'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$ 129.00
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$ 196.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 63.95
This volume explores the unique sociocultural contexts of literacy development, values, and practices in African American communities. African Americans--young and old--are frequently the focus of public discourse about literacy. In a society that values a rather sophisticated level of literacy, they are among those who are most disadvantaged by low... more...
- African American Images 2007; US$ 12.95
This challenge to influential educator Ruby Payne's theories about the impact of class differences and economics on teaching and learning puts forward other factors as better predictors of student performance. Pointing to success stories in schools that serve low-income students, this refutation of Payne's popular teacher-training program asserts... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2010; US$ 29.95
Normal0falsefalsefalseEN-USX-NONEX-NONEMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Chronicles of Faith records the life of a man who influenced the course of higher education for African Americans and Africans throughout the twentieth century. Patterson, orphaned soon after birth in 1901, became a veterinary scientist at Tuskegee Institute and soon thereafter--at... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95
The children of undocumented migrants in the U.S. are trapped at the intersection of two systems in crisis: the public education system and the immigration law system. Based on a long tradition of scholarship in Latino education and on newer critical race theory ideas, Persistent Inequality answers burning questions about how educational policy... more...