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  • Researching Literacy Livesby Teresa Cremin; Marilyn Mottram; Fiona M. Collins; Sacha Powell; Rose Drury

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    ?A ground-breaking book. For years educationists have sought evidence of genuine partnerships between schools and homes ? reciprocal partnerships where schools are as keen to foster home practices relating to literacy and learning as they are to tell families ?this is what we do? and ask that they should do the same.? Eve Bearne, Cambridge University,... more...

  • One Nation Under Taughtby Vince M. Bertram; Steve Forbes

    Beaufort Books 2014; US$ 21.95

    America has been steadily sliding in global education rankings for decades. In particular, our students are increasingly unable to compete globally in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields. According to the National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP), in 2010 only 26 percent of high school seniors in the U.S. scored at or above... more...

  • Making Literacy Realby Joanne Larson; Jackie Marsh

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 45.00

    Updated with new chapters covering digital literacy, space and play, and multimodality, this new edition offers an overview of the major fields in literacy studies.  more...

  • School's Outby Catherine Connell

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    How do gay and lesbian teachers negotiate their professional and sexual identities at work, given that these identities are constructed as mutually exclusive, even as mutually opposed? Using interviews and other ethnographic materials from Texas and California, School?s Out explores how teachers struggle to create a classroom persona that balances... more...

  • Interrogating Critical Pedagogyby Pierre Wilbert Orelus; Rochelle Brock

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Educators, teacher practitioners, and social activists have successfully used critical pedagogy as a tool to help marginalized students develop awareness and seek alternative solutions to their poor educational and socioeconomic situations. However, this theory is often criticized as being mostly dominated by privileged white males, bringing issues... more...

  • Katrina's Sandcastlesby Kaycee Eckhardt

    Microcosm Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Katrina?s Sandcastles is Kaycee Eckhardt?s harrowing and hopeful journey of becoming an effective teacher and building a new school in post-Katrina New Orleans. Beginning as a first year teacher, Eckhardt recounts her path through four different schools in the New Orleans neighborhoods of Holly Grove, Algiers, Treme, and the 9th Ward, planting the... more...

  • Understanding Pedagogyby Michael Waring; Carol Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    What is meant by pedagogy? How does our conception of pedagogy inform good teaching and learning? Pedagogy is a complex concept of which student and practising teachers need to have an understanding, yet there remain many ambiguities about what the term means, and how it informs learning in the classroom. Understanding Pedagogy examines... more...

  • Global Learning and Educationby Andrew Peterson; Paul Warwick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Education and Global Citizenship offers a detailed introduction and exploration of educational issues pertaining to "global citizenship". The text encourages a critical and reflective approach, developing students? understandings of a range of theoretical and practical factors. Fresh and accessible, it covers historical and comparative perspectives... more...

  • Improving Schools through Community Engagementby Kathy Gardner Chadwick

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Engage your community and help students achieve their full potential! Americans see public schools as a critical community resource and rank education as a priority second only to the economy. How can educators harness this public interest in education to bring parents, families, and communities to action for our schools? Improving Schools Through... more...

  • Service-Learning Essentialsby Barbara Jacoby; Jeffrey Howard

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    Service-Learning Essentials is the resource you need to help you develop high-quality service-learning experiences for college students. Written by one of the field's leading experts and sponsored by Campus Compact, the book is the definitive work on this high-impact educational practice. Service-learning has been identified by the Association... more...