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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 125.95
Family and community involvement are increasingly touted as a means of improving both student and school-level achievement. This has led to an increase in policies, initiatives and goals designed to address family involvement in schools. Once recognized and implemented, such family-school partnerships can lead to the following benefits: enhanced communication... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 13.99
How to Walk to School is the story of motivated parents galvanizing and then organizing an entire community to take a leap of faith, transforming a challenged urban school into one of Chicago's best, virtually overnight. The fate of public education is not beyond our control. In How to Walk to School, Susan Kurland, an entrepreneurial principal, and... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 42.00
Keeping students involved, motivated, and actively learning is challenging educators across the country,yet good advice on how to accomplish this has not been readily available. Student Engagement Techniques is a comprehensive resource that offers college teachers a dynamic model for engaging students and includes over one hundred tips, strategies,... more...
- Search Institute Press 1999; US$ 11.95
Combining service-learning and the asset framework in congregational, school, and youth program settings, this resource is designed as a workbook and includes ideas, suggestions, and worksheets to make the most of the asset-building potential of any service-learning program. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 144.95
An Adventure in Service-Learning is a well written and easy to read book which introduces the newcomer to service-learning and provides the seasoned practitioner with an analysis of this most interesting teaching method. Its discussion of learning will be of interest to educationists and its consideration of service will be important to those who are... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 38.00
Build relationships between students and their community, while encouraging the development of important life skills. This resource helps you integrate service learning into your curriculum. After defining service learning and connecting research to practical classroom applications, the authors give you the tools to launch your own program. Appropriate... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
The most complex social challenges ? such as post-secondary access and success for under-represented students, diversification of the workforce, poverty, environmental degradation, and global health ? exceed the problem-solving capacity of single organizations or societal sectors. Organizing for Social Partnershipprovides colleges and universities,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 31.95
Addressing the need for marshalling the resources of education to help promote a more civil society, this book argues that education has a critical role to play in challenging the dominant views of politics and education. Service-learning, or academically-based community service is seen as a promising educational pedagogy that can help students acquire... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 33.99
This book provides everything administrators and teachers need to build service-learning programs that prepare students as engaged citizens committed to equity and justice. Cipolle describes practical strategies for classroom teachers along with the theoretical framework so readers can deftly move beyond the book to a meaningful program for their schools. more...
- Heinemann 2009; US$ 24.38
Experts talk about teacher empowerment, but 13 Steps to Teacher Empowerment is the first book with direct, easy-to-take steps for teacher self-empowerment.Steven Zemelman and Harry Ross draw from research, the experiences of practicing teachers, and the principles of community organizing. Their steps can make your job more fulfilling and help you achieve:?... more...