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  • The Exceptional Teacher's Handbookby Carla F. Shelton; Alice B. Pollingue

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    The first year in the career of a special education teacher is filled with expectation and promise. Addressing the most common needs of beginning special education teachers, The Exceptional Teacher's Handbook helps new educators move confidently from preplanning to post-planning for the entire school year. The authors present a step-by-step management... more...

  • Helping Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder Express their Thoughts and Knowledge in Writingby Lisa Meeks; Elise Geither

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 26.95

    Improving the writing skills of students with Autism Spectrum Disorder is an important factor in helping them to make a smooth transition from high school to the increased expectations of university. This book offers practical guidance and writing exercises for educators to use to help students to get their thoughts and knowledge down in writing. more...

  • Understanding and Responding to the Experience of Disabilityby Jill Porter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Understanding and Responding to the Experience of Disability informs readers about current understandings of disability and ways of recognizing the needs that arise from the lived experience of impairment in schools. While most schools have clear procedures in place with respect to identifying children with special educational needs, the same is... more...

  • The Importance of Teaching Social Issuesby Samuel Totten

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    John Dewey?s My Pedagogical Creed outlined his beliefs in regard to teaching and learning. In this volume, prominent contemporary teacher educators such as Diana Hess, Geneva Gay and O.L. Davis follow in Dewey?s footsteps, articulating their own pedagogical creeds as they relate to educating about social issues. Through personal stories, each contributor... more...

  • Understanding Language and Literacy Developmentby Xiao-lei Wang

    Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95

    Understanding Language and Literacy Development: Diverse Learners in the Classroom offers effective supporting strategies to address the cultural and linguistic diversity of students in contemporary classrooms. Discusses learners with different linguistic abilities—infancy, early childhood, middle childhood, and adolescence—by suggesting... more...

  • Sacrifice and Survivalby R. Eric Platt

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 44.95

    Sacrifice and Survival recounts the history and development of Jesuit higher education in the American South. R. Eric Platt examines in Sacrifice and Survival the history and evolution of Jesuit higher education in the American South and hypothesizes that the identity and mission of southern Jesuit colleges and universities may have functioned... more...

  • Practical Visionariesby Pam Hirsch; Mary Hilton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    An examination of women educationists in nineteenth and early twentieth century Britain. Working with new paradigms opened up by feminist scholarship, it reveals how women leaders were determined to transform education in the quest for a better society. Previous scholarship has either neglected the contributions of these women or has misplaced them.... more...

  • Engaging Students in Academic Literaciesby María Estela Brisk

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas. Informed by systemic functional linguistics?a theory... more...

  • The Schooled Societyby David Baker

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    Only 150 years ago, the majority of the world's population was largely illiterate. Today, not only do most people over fifteen have basic reading and writing skills, but 20 percent of the population attends some form of higher education. What are the effects of such radical, large-scale change? David Baker argues that the education revolution has... more...

  • Gender and Ethnicity in Schoolsby Martyn Hammersley; Peter Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    A serious but highly accessible look at recent work on the issues of gender and race. Gender and Ethnicity in Schools raises crucial educational and political issues, paying particular attention to the pupils' experience of school. more...