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- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 90.00
Stories abound about the lengths to which middle- and upper-middle-class parents will go to ensure a spot for their child at a prestigious university. From the Suzuki method to calculus-based physics, from AP tests all the way back to early-learning Kumon courses, students are increasingly pushed to excel with that Harvard or Yale acceptance letter... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00
In the past two decades in the United States, more than 1,600 Catholic elementary and secondary schools have closed, and more than 4,500 charter schools?public schools that are often privately operated and freed from certain regulations?have opened, many in urban areas. With a particular emphasis on Catholic school closures, Lost Classroom, Lost... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2014; US$ 28.92
Retention, die Bindung der erfolgsentscheidenden Mitarbeiter, ist eine Schlüsselaufgabe von Unternehmen in Zeiten des Fachkräftemangels. Nach einem Überblick erarbeiten die Autoren ein analytisches und praktikables Vorgehensmodell für das strategische und das operative Retentionmanagement. Fachleute im Personalmarketing und Führungskräfte erhalten... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
Children with mild to moderate learning difficulties (MLD) make up the largest sub-group of children requiring special educational needs, and yet they are often neglected in terms of research and in their influence on future Government policies. This book, based on a Nuffield Foundation research project, considers the perspectives of children with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
This book addresses the complications and implications of parental involvement as a policy, through an exploratory theoretical approach, including historical and sociological accounts and personal reflection. This approach represents the author's effort to understand the origins, meanings, and effects of parental involvement as a prerequisite of schooling... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
This book focuses on the voices and experiences of non-traditional students in European higher education. It examines the impact that access to higher education is having on these students? lives and discusses what this tells us about European education and society. In particular, it explores the multi-dimensional nature of inequality in varied national... more...
- Channel View Publications 2014; US$ 35.00
Focusing on the use of African languages in higher education, this book showcases South African higher education practitioners? attempts to promote a multilingual ethos in their classes. It is a first-time overview of multilingual teaching and learning strategies that have been tried and tested in a number of higher education institutions in South... more...
- Left Coast Press 2014; US$ 84.00
Famous Brazilian educational and social theorist Paulo Freire presents his ideas on the importance of community solidarity in moving toward social justice in schools and society. In a set of talks and interviews shortly before his death, Freire addresses issues not often highlighted in his work, such as globalization, post-modern fatalism, and the... more...