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- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 69.95
Within the European and Asian context scientists from nine different countries are concerned with political and social interactional structures between schools as public institutions and the local political actors which influence the school environment. The contributions give answers to questions regarding the cooperation between school administrations... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99
Wie wirken sich institutionelle Lernbedingungen und Lernstrukturen auf den Übergang von der Schule zur Hochschule aus? Welchen Einfluss haben sozioökonomische und soziokulturelle Lebensbedingungen auf die Selbsteinschätzung von Kompetenzen und die Entscheidungsprozesse am Ende der Schullaufbahn? Inwieweit gehen individuelle Ressourcen und Persönlichkeitsmerkmale... more...
- R&L Education 2011; US$ 27.99
This book focuses on three successful approaches for using the school as a catalyst for community development and revitalization, particularly in rural areas. The strategies also work well in suburban and urban areas. Succesful case studies are also included. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
Since the publication of the Coleman report in the US many decades ago, it has been widely accepted that the evidence that schools are marginal in the grand scheme of academic achievement is conclusive. Despite this, educational policy across the world remains focused almost exclusively on schools. With contributions from such figures as Jeanne Brooks-Gunn,... more...
- Corwin 2009; US$ 27.95
Discover strategies for positive partnering with all parents?even the difficult ones! Creating successful relationships with all parents, including the most hard-to-handle ones, can be challenging for any educator. This book provides sample forms, letters, scenarios, and vignettes, plus techniques for involving families whose first language... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95
Communitarianism, as a movement, is clearly a dominant theme within New Labour's educational policy. How does this affect education and the life and work of schools? Research has shown that there is a correlation between academic achievement and the strength of community life and awareness within a school. The aim of this book, therefore, is to introduce... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Gender and Education in China analyzes the significance, impact and nature of women's public education in China from its beginnings at the turn of the twentieth century. Educational change was an integral aspect of the early twentieth century state-building and modernizing reforms implemented by the Qing dynasty as a means of strengthening the foundations... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 42.00
Keeping students involved, motivated, and actively learning ischallenging educators across the country,yet good advice on how toaccomplish this has not been readily available. Student EngagementTechniques is a comprehensive resource that offers college teachersa dynamic model for engaging students and includes over one hundredtips, strategies, and... more...