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  • Educating Children and Young People in Careby Sonia Jackson; Claire Cameron; Graham Connelly

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00

    Bringing together research and practice on the theme of the educational well-being of children in care, this book aims to help professionals to improve these children's potential for educational attainment. more...

  • Question Everythingby Jay Mathews

    Wiley 2015; US$ 25.95

    How AVID levels the playing field, helping underserved students come out ahead In Question Everything , award-winning education writer Jay Mathews presents the stories and winning strategies behind the Advancement Via Individual Determination program (AVID). With the goal of preparing students for the future ? whether that future includes college... more...

  • Teaching Gender?by Juliette Wedl; Annette Bartsch

    transcript 2015; US$ 32.39

    Schule ist kein geschlechtsneutraler Raum. Asymmetrische Geschlechterverhältnisse und Stereotype werden in Lehrmaterialien, Unterrichtsgestaltungen und Interaktionen vielfach (re-)produziert. Eine reflektierte Pädagogik ist gefragt, um den Zweigeschlechtlichkeit zementierenden Differenzierungen entgegenzuwirken. Auf die Gender Studies aufbauend und... more...

  • Commonsense Methods for Children with Special Educational Needsby Peter Westwood

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    This fully revised and updated seventh edition of Commonsense Methods for Children with Special Educational Needs continues to offer practical advice on evidence-based teaching methods and intervention strategies for helping children with a wide range of disabilities or difficulties. The advice the author provides is embedded within a clear theoretical... more...

  • Quality Teaching and the Capability Approachby Alison Buckler

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book provides an analytical exploration of the condition of teachers working in expanding school systems across the world, with a particular focus on the lives of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. Drawing from award-winning research, it looks beyond the official portrayals of teachers? lives in order to better understand the reality... more...

  • Learning at the Practice Interfaceby Neil Hooley

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    This book investigates professional practice at the interface of sociology and epistemology for progressive educational change. It suggests that orthodox sociology and sociology of education have not sufficiently analysed contemporary educational situations due primarily to the strength of the economic and educational influence of neoliberalism. In... more...

  • Empowering Familiesby Judy Bradbury; Susan E. Busch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95

    The home?school connection is important to student literacy achievement. However, it can be time-consuming to develop and implement programming that keeps families engaged and involved. Empowering Families makes it easier to accomplish these goals! Chock-full of step-by-step plans for arranging a variety of parent/caregiver meetings and literacy... more...

  • Aristotelian Character Educationby Kristján Kristjánsson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in exclusively amoral, instrumentalist terms, Kristjánsson... more...

  • Champions in the Classroomby Penny Turrentine

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 31.99

    As a resource guide for professionals, Champions in the Classroom offers a model and historical perspective for understanding the challenges faced by "student-athletes" while providing solutions and guidance to put the needed emphasis on "student." more...

  • Educating Adolescent Girls Around the Globeby Sandra L. Stacki; Supriya Baily

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    While many initial education benchmarks are being met, new and continuing challenges exist for adolescent girls in the developing world. Discrimination, violence, marginalization, and health-related issues prevail, making proper education at the middle school level crucial during this unique development time. As we continue to see the expectations... more...