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  • Education and Women in the Early Modern Hispanic Worldby Elizabeth Teresa Howe

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95

    Considering the presence and influence of educated women of letters in Spain and New Spain, and drawing from a wide variety of sources, this study looks at the life and work of early modern women who advocated by word or example for the education of women. The subjects of the book include not only such familiar figures as Sor Juana and Santa Teresa... more...

  • International Perspectives on Contexts, Communities and Evaluated Innovative Practicesby Rollande Deslandes

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    Research and practice in the vast field of school-family-community relations have evolved dramatically over the last thirty years. Schools throughout the world face enormous challenges due to demographic changes and societal problems, making partnerships among schools, families and community groups a necessity. Specific issues such as poverty, school... more...

  • The Home?School Connectionby Flora V. Rodriguez-Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    "In this unique contribution to the literature on parental involvement in culturally and linguistically diverse communities, Flora Rodríguez-Brown offers a critique of family literacy programs that lack a clear design for literacy activities relevant to community goals, offering an alternative model that is grounded within an abiding respect for... more...

  • Psychologische Förder- und Interventionsprogramme für das Kindes- und Jugendalter (German Edition)by Arnold Lohaus; Holger Domsch

    Springer 2009; US$ 39.95

    Der Markt der Trainings- und Förderprogramme im Kindes- und Jugendbereich ist unübersichtlich. Dieses Buch ist eine unverzichtbare Entscheidungshilfe. Die Herausgeber haben ein Team aus Top-Experten zusammengebracht, das die wichtigsten Verfahren in allen Problembereichen ausgewählt und beschrieben hat. Alle Programme werden nach einem einheitlichem... more...

  • Improving the Context for Inclusionby Andy Howes; S.M.B. Davies; Sam Fox

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 52.95

    This timely book addresses the need for increasing multi-agency capacity in schools, as the success of initiatives such as ?Every Child Matters? or ?personalised learning? depends on teachers understanding the challenges faced by young people in learning effectively and happily in their school. The authors of this thought-provoking book present... more...

  • Handbook of School-Family Partnershipsby Sandra L. Christenson; Amy L. Reschly

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 125.95

    Family-school partnerships are increasingly touted as a means of improving both student and school improvement. This recognition has led to an increase in policies and initiatives that offer the following benefits: improved communication between parents and educators; home and school goals that are mutually supportive and shared; better understanding... more...

  • Place-and Community-Based Education in Schoolsby Gregory A. Smith; David Sobel

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    Place- and community-based education ? an approach to teaching and learning that starts with the local ? addresses two critical gaps in the experience of many children now growing up in the United States: contact with the natural world and contact with community. It offers a way to extend young people?s attention beyond the classroom to the world... more...

  • An Adventure in Service-Learningby Anto T. Kerins

    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...

  • Toward a Civil Societyby C. David Lisman

    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...

  • Organizing for Social Partnershipby David J. Siegel

    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...