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- Springer 2006; US$ 389.00
This volume presents applications of the Rasch method to the real world measurement problems encountered by graduate students and other researchers. It includes an introductory section written by leaders and pioneers in the field in which the theory of the model is outlined succinctly. The major part of the book is devoted to research problems that... more...
- Berghahn Books 2012; US$ 85.00
Education systems and textbooks in selected countries of the Middle East are increasingly the subject of debate. This volume presents and analyzes the major trends as well as the scope and the limits of education reform initiatives undertaken in recent years. In curricula and teaching materials, representations of the "Self" and the "Other" offer... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 97.95
The administration of public schools encompasses myriad generic issues having to do with curriculum content, instructional methodology, human resource and financial management, and of course, the guidance and counseling of students. Woven into this tapestry is the obligation to individualize educational programs to accommodate the needs of a wide and... more...
- Good Books 2015; US$ 4.95
Can community-building begin in a classroom? The authors of this book believe that by applying restorative justice at school, we can build a healthier and more just society. With practical applications and models. Can an overworked teacher possibly turn an unruly incident with students into an "opportunity for learning, growth, and community-building"?... more...
- Lead + Learn Press 2011; US$ 13.90
An anthology of case studies of eight different schools and school systems that have implemented successful Data Teams. A Data Team is a group of teachers who collects and charts data from assessments of students, analyzes both strengths of and obstacles facing a student, establishes goals, selects instructional strategies and determines result indicators... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 48.95
This book is based on the belief that decision making is perhaps the most critical of all teaching skills and that good assessments lie at the core of good decision making. To become better teachers then, teachers must learn to make informed decisions about both individual students (learning decisions) and about groups of students (teaching decisions).... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 16.99
Worried about mean girls? Help your daughter respond and react to bullying where it starts---in elementary school As experts in developmental psychology and each a mother of three, Dr. Michelle Anthony and Dr. Reyna Lindert began noticing an alarming pattern of social struggle among girls as young as five, including their own daughters. In today?s... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2013; US$ 27.62
This book is about textbooks, textbook quality and quality standards of textbooks. From a theoretical point of view, in the light of Bahtin?s theory of speech genres, school textbooks are seen as a specific, complex genre, defined by the addressee. At the same time, this approach requires us to see textbooks as a cultural product. From an educational... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2009; US$ 32.95
Exclusion from school or college powerfully affects lives. In this book, three practising psychologists working with young people in inner cities explore the experiences of people who have been involved with exclusion from school: the child, the family, the excluding school, and the receiving unit. more...