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  • 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$ 29.00

    '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 of... more...

  • Values Education and Quality Teachingby Terry Lovat; Ron Toomey

    Springer 2009; US$ 159.00

    Reports on the results of two of the major projects in the Australian Government's Values Education Program, that point to the fact that Values Education can no longer be seen as marginal to the main role of teaching and schooling nor as a venture merely for religious schooling. more...

  • Literacy in African American Communitiesby Joyce L. Harris; Alan G. Kamhi; Karen E. Pollock

    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...

  • Chronicles Of Faithby Martia Graham Goodson; Frederick D. Patterson

    University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 29.95

    Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 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... more...

  • An African Centered Response to Ruby Payne's Poverty Theoryby Jawanza Kunjufu

    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...

  • Handbook of Latinos and Educationby Enrique G. Murillo Jr.; Sofia Villenas; Ruth Trinidad Galván; Juan Sánchez Muñoz; Corinne Martínez; Margarita Machado-Casas

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 130.95

    Providing a comprehensive review of rigorous, innovative, and critical scholarship relevant to educational issues which impact Latinos, this Handbook captures the field at this point in time. Its unique purpose and function is to profile the scope and terrain of academic inquiry on Latinos and education. Presenting the most significant and potentially... more...

  • Persistent Inequalityby Maria Pabon Lopez; Gerardo R. Lopez

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    Persistent Inequality answers burning questions about how educational policy has to rise to meet the unique challenges of undocumented students? lives as well as those which face nearly all Latinos in the US educational system. more...