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  • 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...

  • Moderate Learning Difficulties and the Future of Inclusionby Narcie Kelly; Brahm Norwich

    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...

  • 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...

  • How to Teach Adultsby Dan Spalding

    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...

  • 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...

  • Writing Useful, Accessible, and Legally Defensible Psychoeducational Reportsby Michael Hass; Jeanne Anne Carriere

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Handbook of Research on Special Education Teacher Preparationby Paul T. Sindelar; Erica D. McCray; Mary T. Brownell; Benjamin Lignugaris/Kraft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 114.95

    Compilations of research on teacher preparation often include no more than a cursory mention of the specific roles and needs of special education teachers. Although the work that special education teachers perform does indeed differ from the work of classroom teachers, teacher preparation in the two fields has much in common. The purpose of this seven-part... more...

  • Trappedby Fran Macilvey

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 19.95

    Living in the Belgian Congo with her husband in the 1960s, Fran?s mother became pregnant with a daughter. However, right after she gave birth in the hospital, she felt strange. Unbeknownst to anyone, another daughter was on the way, but before anybody responded, an hour had passed. Because of the delay, Fran was born with cerebral palsy. Growing... more...