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- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00
In the past two decades in the United States, more than 1,600 Catholic elementary and secondary schools have closed, and more than 4,500 charter schools?public schools that are often privately operated and freed from certain regulations?have opened, many in urban areas. With a particular emphasis on Catholic school closures, Lost Classroom, Lost... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
Children with mild to moderate learning difficulties (MLD) make up the largest sub-group of children requiring special educational needs, and yet they are often neglected in terms of research and in their influence on future Government policies. This book, based on a Nuffield Foundation research project, considers the perspectives of children with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Muslims and Islam in U.S. Education explores the complex interface that exists between U.S. school curriculum, teaching practice about religion in public schools, societal and teacher attitudes toward Islam and Muslims, and multiculturalism as a framework for meeting the needs of minority group students. It presents multiculturalism as a concept... more...
- Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00
Focusing on the use of African languages in higher education, this book showcases South African higher education practitioners? attempts to promote a multilingual ethos in their classes. It is a first-time overview of multilingual teaching and learning strategies that have been tried and tested in a number of higher education institutions in South... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
The Fifth Edition of Joel Spring?s ongoing documentation and analysis of political agendas for education reflects the major political issues in education since 2008. This edition focuses on the education sections of the 2012 Republican, Democratic, Green, and Libertarian Party platforms. Taking a fresh look at the social and political forces, educational... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
This third edition of Official Knowledge , a classic text from one of education?s most distinguished scholars, challenges readers to critically examine how certain knowledge comes to be ?official,? and whose agendas this knowledge represents. A probing and award-winning study, this new edition builds on the tradition of its predecessors to question... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 25.00
Your hands-on guide to teaching adults. . . no matter what the subject In this expanded edition of How to Teach Adults, Dan Spalding offers practical teaching and classroom management suggestions that are designed for anyone who works with adult learners, particularly new faculty, adjuncts, those in community colleges, ESL teachers, and graduate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Psychopathology at School provides a timely response to concerns about the rising numbers of children whose behaviour is recognised and understood as a medicalised condition, rather than simply as poor behaviour caused by other factors. It is the first scholarly analysis of psychopathology which draws on the philosophers Foucault, Deleuze, Guattari... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 30.00
This important new resource offers practical guidance on writing psychoeducational reports that directly respond to referral concerns. The authors provide recommendations and assessment information in a format easily understood by parents, teachers, and other educational and mental health professionals. Filled with numerous practice exercises, sample... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 75.00
In recent decades a growing number of middle-class parents have considered sending their children to?and often end up becoming active in?urban public schools. Their presence can bring long-needed material resources to such schools, but, as Linn Posey-Maddox shows in this study, it can also introduce new class and race tensions, and even exacerbate... more...