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- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
This book describes and documents one school?s experiences in achieving their environmental literacy goals through the development of a place-based learning environment. Through this iniative, a longitudinal, descriptive case study began at the Bowen Island Community School to both support and advocate for ecological literacy, while helping the school... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Renowned professor and thinker Felix Adler was the primary figure behind the Ethical Culture movement, a quasi-religious initiative unattached to any particular brand of theism, which flowered in the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. In this volume, Adler addresses parenthood and child-rearing, placing these activities within a firm moral... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 125.00
Born in Vienna in 1864, Bernard Hollander was a London-based psychiatrist. He is best known for being one of the main proponents of phrenology. This title, originally published in 1916, deals with "the nervous defects of children, and the various forms and degrees of mental and moral deficiency that may occur from infancy up to the age of twenty-one."... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
Mentoring Away the Glass Ceiling in Academia: A Cultured Critique describes how women of diverse backgrounds perceive their mentoring experiences or the lack of mentoring experiences in the academy. This book provides a space for envisioning strategies and practices to improve mentoring practices and the collegiate environment. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 119.99
This authoritative handbook examines the community, district, and teacher leadership roles that affect urban schools. It will serve as a foundation for pedagogical and educational leadership practices that foster social justice, equity, and advocacy for those who have been traditionally and historically underserved in education. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 21.99
This is a timely book that explores the use by public schools of private education companies to meet the needs of some of the nation?s most challenged and challenging students. The book examines variations of use by states as well as the cultural attitudes toward the private sector to address these core functions of public schooling. ... more...
- Auckland University Press 2015; US$ 23.99
In te reo Maori, tauira means both student and teacher, and this book by acclaimed educator and anthropologist Joan Metge shows that Maori educational practices had a particular form and philosophy. Maori focused on learning by doing, teaching in context, learning in a group, memorizing, and advancement when ready. Parents, grandparents, and community... more...
- Wochenschau Verlag 2015; US$ 11.44
Das Buch beschreibt die Lebens- und Studiensituation von Bildungsausländern. Was bedeutet es, als Fremder in einem anderen Land zu leben? Mit welchen Fragen und vielfältigen Problemen werden Bildungsausländer oft konfrontiert? Warum kommt es häufig zum Studienabbruch? Rat und Unterstützung finden sie in Hochschulen, Studentenwerken und den ca. 265... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
This book takes a close look at places of learning located outside of schools, yet deeply concerned with the experience of the learning self. It explores what it might mean to think of pedagogy not in relation to knowledge as a "thing made," but to knowledge in the making. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 28.99
Educating Deaf Students: From Research to Practice considers what is known, what isn't known, and what should be known about the education of deaf students. Using a research-based approach, the authors evaluate the educational and research literatures with an eye toward systematic inquiry and generality of findings. more...