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Moral education. Character building

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  • Education Of A University Presidentby Marvin Wachman

    Temple University Press 2005; US$ 39.50

    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...

  • Supporting Black Pupils and Parentsby Lorna Cork

    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...

  • Schooling, the Puritan Imperative, and the Molding of an American National Identityby Douglas McKnight

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • International Assistance and State-University Relationsby Jo Bastiaens

    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...

  • Puerto Rican Students in U.s. Schoolsby Sonia Nieto

    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...

  • International Handbook of the Religious, Spiritual and Moral Dimensions in Educationby Marian Souza; Gloria Durka; Kathleen Engebretson

    Springer 2007; US$ 779.00

    Presents the research and professional practice of scholars who are engaged in the consideration of the religious, spiritual and moral dimensions in education. This book includes chapters which contain an agenda for the future, where the religious, moral and spiritual dimensions in education are proposed as a challenging way forward for educators. more...

  • Too Much to Askby Elizabeth Higginbotham

    The University of North Carolina Press 2001; US$ 35.95

    In the 1960s, increasing numbers of African American students entered predominantly White colleges and universities in the northern and western United States. Too Much to Ask focuses on the women of this pioneering generation, examining their educational strategies and experiences and exploring how social class, family upbringing, and expectations--their... more...

  • I'm Okay Being Meby Anne Betts

    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...

  • School District Leadership Mattersby Bruce Sheppard; Jean Brown; David Dibbon

    Springer 2009; US$ 129.00

    Intends to challenge policy makers, administrators, and academics in the field of educational leadership to reassess their traditional approaches to learning, working, and planning. This book bridges the traditional divide between the generalizations of social science theory on the one hand and the world of educational practice on the other. more...

  • Bildung, Erziehung und Religion in Europaby Heike Lindner

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00

    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...