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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
By and large, the debate about the merits of including higher education services within free trade policies has occurred outside of the United States, even though the U.S. Office of the Trade Representative has specifically included higher education services in its March 2003 negotiating offer to the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS).... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Recent years have shown the growth of federal legislation and programs having a profound impact on educational policy and practice, and a decline in reliance on broadly based educational justifications. Paralleling this development has been the emergence of well-endowed and influential private foundations, and an increase in corporate influence in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
Using a multiliteracies theoretical framework highlighting social diversity and multimodality as central in the process of meaning making, this book examines literacy teaching and learning as embedded in cultural, linguistic, racial, sexual, and gendered contexts and explores ways to foster learning and achievement for diverse students in various... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 25.95
Die Inklusionsdebatte ist über weite Strecken geprägt von bildungspolitisch-programmatischen Statements. Die Frage nach den Umsetzungen und nach den Herausforderungen eines inklusiven Bildungssystems wird bislang selten gestellt. Der in der Diskussion vielleicht am meisten vernachlässigte Bereich ist die Sekundarstufe. Die notwendigen Veränderungen... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...