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  • Schooling Corporate Citizensby Ronald W. Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 52.95

    Schooling Corporate Citizens examines the full history of accountability reform in the United States from its origins in the 1970s and 1980s to the development of the Common Core in recent years. Based in extensive archival research, it traces the origins and development of accountability reform as marked by key government- and business-led reports—from... more...

  • In the Best Interest of Studentsby Kelly Gallagher

    Stenhouse Publishers 2015; US$ 27.99

    What is in the best interest of our students? Is it teaching to the newest standards movement, like the Common Core? Teaching that prepares students to take a test? Or is it something more meaningful and authentic? In his new book,  In the Best Interest of Students , Kelly Gallagher notes that there are real strengths in the Common Core standards,... more...

  • Der neue Bürgerby Carl Deichmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 9.41

    Aktuelle politische Entwicklungen werden immer stärker unter moralischen Kategorien diskutiert. Handelt es sich bei diesen Diskussionen nur um „moralische Entrüstungswellen“ an der Oberfläche oder sind sie Hinweise auf eine Veränderung der politischen Kultur durch die Umdeutung der ethischen Dimension der Bürgerrolle in der Demokratie? Ergeben sich... more...

  • Teaching towards Democracy with Postmodern and Popular Culture Textsby Patricia Paugh; Tricia Kress; Robert Lake

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 39.19

    This edited volume supports implementation of a critical literacy of popular culture for new times. It explores popular and media texts that are meaningful to youth and their lives. It questions how these texts position youth as literate social practitioners. Based on theories of Critical and New Literacies that encourage questioning of social norms,... more...

  • Handlung und Kompetenzby Matthias Vonken

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 40.45

    "Kompetenz" als vielfach diskutiertes und propagiertes Synonym für (berufliche) Leistungsfähigkeit wird im Rahmen dieser Arbeit kritisch auf seine Herkunft und Verwendungsweise untersucht, um daran anschließend in mehreren Schritten ein verändertes, handlungstheoretisch fundiertes Kompetenzkonzept zu präsentieren. Der Kompetenzbegriff wird dabei in... more...

  • Problemlösekompetenz von Schülerinnen und Schülernby Eckhard Klieme; Detlev Leutner; Joachim Wirth

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 18.81

    In der Reihe der thematischen Berichte zur PISA-2000-Studie geht dieser Band der Frage nach, wie die Problemlösekompetenz von Jugendlichen im Rahmen von large-scale assessments definiert und erfasst werden kann. Es werden analytische von dynamischen Aspekten der Problemlösekompetenz unterschieden. Für die Erfassung analytischer Aspekte werden Papier-und-Bleistiftverfahren... more...

  • Schulwesen und Organisationby Frank Ohlhaver

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 47.04

    Frank Ohlhaver rekonstruiert zentrale organisatorische Strukturierungen und Spannungsverhältnisse im deutschen Schulwesen (Schwerpunkt Lehrplanarbeiten) aus strukturalistischer, organisationsanalytischer Perspektive. Dazu nutzt er eine empirische Basis von quantitativen und qualitativen Daten, die im Rahmen des DFG-Projekts "Sekundäre Lehrplanbildungen"... more...

  • Meaningful Dayby Robert Stack; AnaMaria Herrera

    Publish Green 1899; US$ 62.50

    Meaningful Dayis the first hands-on curriculum for Direct Support Professionals working in day programs. We recognized there was a lackof resources available to day program staff on how to provide meaningful and relevant activities to people with disabilities. This curriculum was created to fill this void.Meaningful Daywill set the standard for staff... more...

  • Dronesby Susan Henneberg

    Saddleback Educational Publishing 2015; US$ 12.95

    Engage your most struggling readers in grades 3-6 with Red Rhino Nonfiction! This new series features high-interest topics in every content area. Visually appealing full-color photographs and illustrations, fun facts, and short chapters keep emerging readers focused. Written at a 1.5-1.9 readability level, these books include pre-reading comprehension... more...

  • Educating for Sustainability in Primary Schoolsby Neil Taylor; Frances Quinn; Chris Eames

    SensePublishers 2015; US$ 39.19

    Education for Sustainability is a key priority in today’s schools, as our society seeks to find a balance between environmental, social, cultural, political and economic imperatives that affect our future. As young children will become the next generation of adults, it is vital that they are educated about sustainability issues, so that they can learn... more...