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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
At its core, the main goal of critical pedagogy is deceptively simple?to construct schools and education as agents of change. While noble and ambitious, it is not always realistic in a climate of increased commodification, privatization of schooling, and canned curriculum. By assuming rather than articulating its own possibilities, critical pedagogy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95
Despite the vast differences between the Right and the Left over the role of education in the production of inequality one common element both sides share is a sense that education can and should do something about society, to either restore what is being lost or radically alter what is there now. The question was perhaps put most succinctly by... more...
- Aboriginal Studies Press 1990; US$ 17.50
Since the late 1970s, many Aboriginal communities have been moving towards control of their children?s education. Different models of bicultural or ?two way? schooling are emerging, in which Aboriginal language and culture are taught as legitimate ends in themselves, not merely as a means to more effective learning of English. Stephen Harris explores... more...
- The New Press 2008; US$ 17.95
Introduction LISA DELPIT In a study conducted in 1974 to assess the development of attitudes in preschool children toward “Black English? (BE)and “Standard English? (SE), Marilyn Rosenthal, the researcher, painted two identical cardboard boxes with similarly drawn faces. Two tapes had previously been made by the same bi-dialectal African American... more...
- Sourcebooks 2014; US$ 16.95
Smart kids with autism spectrum disorders need specific interventions to find success in school and beyond. School Success for Kids with High-Functioning Autism shares practical advice for implementing strategies proven to be effective in school for dealing with the "Big 10" obstacles, including social interactions, inflexibility, behavior issues,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
Drawing on his own experience teaching diverse grades and subjects, Kevin Kumashiro examines aspects of teaching and learning toward social justice, and suggests concrete implications for K-12 teachers and teacher educators. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
Throughout the world, equity and excellence in education is a major issue of concern. International comparative studies such as those carried out by OECD (PISA) have launched a worldwide debate on the effectiveness of educational systems (macro level), schools (meso level) and teachers (micro level) in terms of enhancing equity and excellence. Inspired... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 131.00
This work is built on the premise that recent efforts to advance color-blind, race-neutral educational policies and reforms have not only proven ineffective in achieving racial equity and equality of educational opportunities and outcomes in America's public schools, but have also exacerbated existing inequalities. That point is made through a collection... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Though Asian Indians are typically thought of as a "model minority", not much is known about the school experiences of their children. Positive stereotyping of these immigrants and their children often masks educational needs and issues, creates class divides within the Indian-American community, and triggers stress for many Asian Indian students.... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95
With young children gaining access to a dizzying array of games, videos and other digital media, will they ever learn to read? The answer is yes – if we ensure that the media at children’s fingertips is harnessed to promote the skills and knowledge that enable reading, instead of undermining them. Tap, Click, Read helps educators... more...