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- Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 23.99
The point of departure for this new edition, as it was for the first, is the unacceptable reality that, for students of color, school is often not a place to learn but a place of low expectations and failure. In urban schools with concentrations of poverty, often fewer than half the ninth graders leave with a high school diploma. This second edition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 38.95
Rethinking Multicultural Education for the Next Generation builds on the legacy of social justice multicultural education, while recognizing the considerable challenges of reaching today?s college students. By drawing on breakthrough research in two fields ? neuroscience and animal studies ? Nadine Dolby argues that empathy is an underlying element... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 29.00
The United States is more ideologically, philosophically, culturally, linguistically, racially, and ethnically diverse than she has been in any given point in her history; however, many of her citizens are currently living in a state of fear. What stands out the most is how we allow this fear to take over our lives in multiple ways. We fear our neighbors;... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 35.95
Gain the personal insight you need to promote equity in your school! To develop a high-performing school, educators must be able to lead and communicate across cultures. This interactive guide helps leaders recognize their underlying cultural beliefs and strengthen their leadership skills through personal reflection. The book?s content: ... more...
- Narr Francke Attempto 2011; US$ 61.56
Hauptbeschreibung Die Wissensvermittlung in Schule und Bildungseinrichtungen erfolgt überwiegend durch die Arbeit mit und an Texten. Textkompetenz ist daher eine Schlüsselkompetenz, die die Bildungs- und Zukunftschancen des Einzelnen in unserer Gesellschaft grundlegend beeinflusst. Für Kinder und Jugendliche mit Migrationshintergrund ist fehlende... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 69.95
This scholarly work appears at a crucial moment in South Africa. With the country now democratically independent for close to 20 years, the authors provide a comprehensive description of schooling and overall education, that allows the reader to see if or how the wide social development gaps that existed during the apartheid period are changing. This... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2013; US$ 42.95
Explicit in this book is the authors belief that it is not enough to say that Americans live in culturally diverse and stratified communities in which educational opportunities are not distributed fairly; nor is it enough to reiterate that most educational opportunities are not based solely on students academic abilities. Rather, elementary... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 39.95
Heterogentität wird zunehmend als zentrales Thema für die Schul- und Unterrichtsforschung benannt, wobei der Begriff auf sehr unterschiedliche Weise verstanden und eingesetzt wird. Ziel dieses Buches ist es, Beiträge zu theoretischen und empirischen Konzeptionierungen von Heterogenität zu sammeln, die sich jenseits von affirmativer... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
Teachers and student teachers wishing to gain a better understanding of the theory and practice of educating children in multicultural classrooms will find this book invaluable. By integrating the theory and practice of EAL teaching and multicultural education, within an equal opportunities framework, the author clearly demonstrates how the guidance... more...