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  • Assessment for Teaching 1edby Patrick Griffin

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 67.00

    Assessment for Teaching is a comprehensive and practical introduction to assessment and learning in primary and secondary school settings. more...

  • The Teacher Warsby Dana Goldstein

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 16.00

    In her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today. Teaching is a wildly contentious profession in America, one attacked and admired in equal measure. In The Teacher Wars , a rich, lively, and unprecedented history of public school... more...

  • Education and Social Changeby John L. Rury

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95

    This brief, interpretive history of American schooling focuses on the evolving relationship between education and social change. Like its predecessors, this new edition adopts a thematic approach, investigating the impact of social forces such as industrialization, urbanization, immigration, globalization, and cultural conflict on the development... more...

  • The American Community Collegeby Arthur M. Cohen; Florence B. Brawer; Carrie B. Kisker

    Wiley 2013; US$ 82.00 US$ 73.80

    Praise for the Previous Edition of The American Community College "Projecting the future for the community colleges of the early twenty-first century involves projecting the future for the nation in general: its demographics, economy, and public attitudes.... At heart is a discourse on how the institutions may adapt historical structures and... more...

  • Smart Kids, Bad Schoolsby Brian Crosby

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 12.74

    In Smart Kids, Bad Schools, award-winning author and educator Brian Crosby draws on his twenty years as a high school English teacher to offer a candid appraisal of why our schools are failing and what we must do to save them. Crosby's no-holds-barred critique of the broken education system leaves no stone unturned: he is unapologetic and uncompromising... more...

  • New Learningby Mary Kalantzis; Bill Cope

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 79.00

    Fully updated and revised, the second edition of New Learning explores the contemporary debates and challenges in education. more...

  • Shift Edby David E. Houle; Jeff T. Cobb

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 28.95

    A comprehensive guide to transforming American schools Futurist David Houle and educational strategist Jeff Cobb issue a “call to action” to everyone who is concerned about education in America. He argues that reinventing our system is inevitable and we already have the information and capabilities to make the necessary changes.  Shift Ed  challenges... more...

  • The Fourth Wayby Andrew Hargreaves; Dennis L. Shirley

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 30.95

    A compelling approach to lasting educational change informed by lessons learned and new successes worldwide! Andy Hargreaves and Dennis Shirley present a concise framework for successful and sustainable reform that integrates teacher professionalism, community engagement, government policy, and accountability. Drawing from research on traditional... more...

  • Realizing the Promise of 21st-Century Educationby Bruce Joyce; Emily Calhoun

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 34.95

    Keys to building a new generation of courses and schools   While many futurists tout the value of teaching students 21 st -century skills, bridging the concept with the practice is best accomplished by professional educators. Authors Bruce Joyce and Emily Calhoun know how to actualize the critical reforms that enable schools to prepare students... more...

  • History Education and National Identity in East Asiaby Edward Vickers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Visions of the past are crucual to the way that any community imagines itself and constructs its identity. This edited volume contains the first significant studies of the politics of history education in East Asian societies. more...