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  • On the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Children, 4th ed.by Tracy L. Cross

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2010; US$ 19.99

    Raising happy, successful children is a goal of every parent of gifted children. In "On the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Children," the nation's leading authority on the psychology of gifted children offers advice and encouragement for both parents and teachers. In a thoughtful, conversational style, the author offers an in-depth look at the... more...

  • When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban Schoolsby Linn Posey-Maddox

    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...

  • Psychopathology at Schoolby Valerie Harwood; Julie Allan

    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...

  • Lost Classroom, Lost Communityby Margaret F. Brinig; Nicole Stelle Garnett

    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...

  • The Complete Learning Disabilities Handbookby Joan M. Harwell; Rebecca Williams Jackson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 32.95

    The third edition of this classic resource is a comprehensive source of information, strategies, and activities for working with learning disabled students. The book offers special educators, classroom teachers, and parents a wealth of new and proven suggestions and ready-to-use materials for helping LD students of all ages learn and perform at their... more...

  • Multilingual Universities in South Africaby Liesel Hibbert; Christa van der Walt

    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...

  • Beyond Rhetoricby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 70.00

    Adults with busy lifestyles, whatever their education level or employment situation, may well ask why they should resume learning. The reality is that the changing requirements of knowledge-based societies, skill shortages and the increasing importance of civil participation and social cohesion drive the need to continually update adults' skills and... more...

  • Co-financing Lifelong Learningby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00

    Lifelong learning is not yet a reality for all. Economic and financial factors continue to limit opportunities in ways that are neither efficient nor equitable. Part of the problem is that our societies still have the habit of viewing learning as something for the young, something that is state supported. more...

  • Wisdom and Eloquenceby Robert Littlejohn; Charles T. Evans

    Crossway 2006; US$ 13.99

    To succeed in the world today, students need an education that equips them to recognize current trends, to be creative and flexible to respond to changing circumstances, to demonstrate sound judgment to work for society's good, and to gain the ability to communicate persuasively. This book argues for returning to the classical liberal arts educational... more...

  • For Goodness Sakeby Walter Feinberg

    Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95

    When it comes to religious education, many assume that only members of a religious community have an interest in the religious content of curricula. Drawing on examples from Christian, Jewish and Muslim schools across the US, this book challenges that perception by demonstrating that what happens within schools has an impact on the wider public. more...