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The Emergence of African American Literacy Traditions: Family and Community Efforts in the Nineteenth CenturyABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 84.00
The ways in which the African American community learned to be proficient readers and writers during the 19th century were diverse, however, the greatest impact on literacy acquisition came from family and community efforts. African American arts, churches, benevolent societies, newspapers, literacy societies, and formal and informal schools supported... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 15.00
L'éducation en matière d'éthique et de religion connaît à l'heure actuelle un virage historique au Québec par la mise en place d'un cours spécifique en la matière à partir de l'automne 2008. Dans cette optique, ce livre traite de la formation dans les domaines de l'éthique et... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2002; US$ 15.00
Pourquoi remanier et, dans certains cas, bouleverser l'organisation du travail scolaire? Pour mieux lutter contre l'échec scolaire et les inégalités? Pour rendre l'école plus efficace? Pour donner à la pédagogie différenciée les espaces-temps qu'elle mérite?L'auteur se propose d'expliciter... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2002; US$ 52.95
Improving Schools for African American Students is designed to provide educational leaders with a better understanding of how to recognize the diversity of strengths that Black students bring with them to school and how to use these strengths to improve achievement. The articles contained in this book discuss generic education issues such as policy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
This reissue examines the crucial question of how the education systems of Third World countries continue to be influenced by the former colonial powers, arguing that decisions and views made early in the twentieth century cannot always be so readily condemned from the standpoint of the 1980s. The study begins by placing the problem in its historical... more...
- Stenhouse Publishers 2005; US$ 23.99
For those who truly wish to leave no child behind, the racial achievement gap in literacy is one of the most difficult issues in education today, and nowhere does it manifest itself more perniciously than in the case of black adolescent males. Approaching the problem from the inside, Alfred Tatum brings together his various experiences as a black male... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 89.99
Transforming Borders: Chicana/o Popular Culture and Pedagogy situates Chicana feminists' re-imagining of La Llorona, the Virgin of Guadalupe, and Malintzin/Malinche as sources of border/transformative pedagogies. In doing so, C. Alejandra Elenes contributes to the scholarship on transformative pedagogies by adding the voices of Chicana feminist pedagogies,... more...
- North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 15.95
***WINNER, 2008 PEN Oakland - Josephine Miles National Literary Award Blacks have been vanishing from college campuses in the United States and reappearing in prisons, videos, and movies. Cecil Brown tackles this unwitting "disappearing act" head on, paying special attention to the situation at UC Berkeley and the University of California system... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 41.95
How critical is education in the development struggle of a third world country? Responding to popular demands for more accessible education, the Guyanese government instituted numerous educational reforms, hoping to promote economic growth in both the modern and the traditional sectors of the economy. Many in the traditional sector, however, saw... more...
- Utah State University Press 2010; US$ 25.95
Diversity, despite what we say, disturbs us. In the U.S., we debate linguistic rights, the need for an official language, and educational policies for language minority students. On the one hand, we believe in the rights of individuals, including (at least in the academy) the right to one?s own language. On the other hand, we sponsor a single common... more...