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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95
How do race and class intersect to shape the identities and experiences of Black middle-class parents and their children? What are Black middle-class parents? strategies for supporting their children through school? What role do the educational histories of Black middle-class parents play in their decision-making about their children?s education?... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 118.00
Examines the moral values of today's American college students. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.00
The complexities of 21st-century life—personal, social, cultural, and environmental—demand thoughtful responses, responses fostered and enhanced through contemplative experience. Contemplative education includes studies of the history, psychology, and socialcultural context of such experience, as well as the development of experiential... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Chicanas/os are part of the youngest, largest, and fastest growing racial/ethnic 'minority' population in the United States, yet at every schooling level, they suffer the lowest educational outcomes of any racial/ethnic group. Using a 'counterstorytelling' methodology, Tara Yosso debunks racialized myths that blame the victims for these unequal educational... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
Often the school is left as an institution seemingly ethically neutral, leaving untouched questions about whether the school itself is a site of injustice toward both educators and children. Springing from his well-known Building an Ethical School , Robert J. Starratt now looks more closely at the educational leader?s responsibility to ensure that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Uniquely bringing together discourse analysis, critical literacy, and teacher research, this book invites teacher educators, literacy researchers, and discourse analysts to consider how discourse analysis can be used to foster critical literacy education. It is both a guide for conducting critical discourse analysis and a look at how the authors,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95
In this book Peter Smagorinsky and Joel Taxel analyze the ways in which the perennial issue of character education has been articulated in the United States, both historically and in the current character education movement that began in earnest in the 1990s. The goal is to uncover the ideological nature of different conceptions of character education.... 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...
- University of Iowa Press 2007; US$ 24.95
When Huston Diehl began teaching a fourth-grade class in a "Negro" elementary school in rural Louisa County, Virginia, the school?s white superintendent assured her that he didn't expect her to teach "those children" anything. She soon discovered how these low expectations, widely shared by the white community, impeded her students' ability to learn.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 22.95
In the second edition of her critically acclaimed book The Dreamkeepers , Gloria Ladson-Billings revisits the eight teachers who were profiled in the first edition and introduces us to new teachers who are current exemplars of good teaching. She shows that culturally relevant teaching is not a matter of race, gender, or teaching style. What matters... more...