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- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 46.95
Improving school attendance remains a contentious topic and is a high priority for the DCFS, local authorities and schools. Thousands of sessions are missed every day; a waste of money, resources and, most of all, of opportunity. A school?s practice is now subject to scrutiny as never before, with targets and standard procedures required. A Guide... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 25.99
Combating Hatred provides several practical case studies of teachers, administrators, and school board members who have successfully combated intolerance, prejudice, and hatred in their schools. Furin details innovative ways used in the case studies to create communities that sought the highest social justice values of respect and equality for everyone. more...
- Hamilton Books 2009; US$ 28.99
In Classrooms and Barrooms, David J. Jackson recounts his experiences during a semester-long Fulbright Fellowship in Poland where he taught classes at the university level and learned more about Poland and himself than he expected. more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 33.99
Balancing the School Calendar is a compilation of perspectives and research reports from those who have experienced the urgent necessity of reorganizing time to effectuate better learning situations for students. Chapter authors have implemented, studied, or contemplated school calendar change and the results of the change. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 15.95
Disruptive behavior, power struggles, lack of motivation, attention deficit disorder?at times the list of obstacles to teaching seems endless. That?s why thousands of teachers and child-care providers have turned to the solutions in Setting Limits in the Classroom . This fully updated and expanded third edition offers the most up-to-date alternatives... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 64.95
This is the first book to offer a comprehensive look at the problem of cheating on assessments (tests) across all levels of the American educational system. It is organized around seven major objectives that identify this problem by: 1. introducing and defining the problem of cheating and documenting the extent of its occurrence; 2. cataloging... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 54.00
People from many countries have expressed interest in the tests students take for the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Learning Mathematics for Life examines the link between the PISA test requirements and student performance. It focuses specifically on the proportions of students who answer questions correctly across a range... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 33.00
Praise for Leading School Turnaround "Going beyond their previous considerable work on the study of leadership, Kenneth Leithwood, Alma Harris, and Tiiu Strauss now get up-close and detailed. They use their powerful framework for how school leaders influence student learning, but this time they get inside the 'how.' Practical, powerful, interesting,... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2005; US$ 34.95
This book is about children who are living dangerously close to the edge, the edge of delinquency, mental illness, and poverty. Beginning with a discussion of the role of Joy Dryfoos in the development of comprehensive schools, this work is based on the Full Service Schools program which began in 1998 in three elementary inner-city schools in Knoxville,... more...