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  • Educating Children with Complex Conditionsby Winand H Dittrich; Rona Tutt

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 34.00

    This book offers practical guidance for school leaders on how to understand and deal with the many special educational needs and disabilities that may exist in their students more...

  • Developing the Gifted and Talented Young Learnerby Margaret Sutherland

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 34.00

    Early years and primary settings are increasingly required to identify and challenge their gifted pupils. This book, by a hugely popular author, explains how to do just that and provides lots of activities and guidance. more...

  • Black Youth Mattersby Cecile Wright; P.J. Standen; Tina Patel

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 47.95

    How do young black students respond, resist, and work to transform their school experience? How do young people adapt, survive, and then succeed in spite of their negative school experience? For an increasing number of marginalized black youth, the paths to social success can actually lie outside school walls. Black Youth Matters presents a compelling,... more...

  • More Than Title IXby Katherine Hanson; Vivian Guilfoy; Sarita Pillai

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00

    More Than Title IX highlights the impact of one of the most powerful instruments of change toward greater gender equality in America—education. The book takes readers behind the scenes of some of the most influential moments and tells the dramatic stories of those who made these changes possible. By showing how these changes have improved life... more...

  • Choosing Excellence in Public Schoolsby David W. Hornbeck; Katherine Conner; Richard W. Riley

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 50.00

    This book explains the origins of the low expectations we have of children, including, notably, children of color, those for whom English is a second language, poor children and children with disabilities. The book dispels the basis for low expectations and makes clear the economic, demographic, civic, personal, and moral imperative to educate all... more...

  • Dyslexia and Learning Styleby Tilly Mortimore

    Wiley 2008; US$ 63.95 US$ 57.56

    The first section of this research based but practical book has been updated to examine the most recent research in two key areas: dyslexia and the dyslexic experience and the major cognitive and learning styles.  In the light of increased controversy around the use of learning style theory in the educational arena, suggestions are made as to... more...

  • Zo vader, zo zoonby Erik Plug

    Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 12.00

    Veel onderzoekers vinden dat het opleidingsniveau van ouders, en met name van moeders, bepalend is voor het schoolsucces van kinderen. Maar gaat het hierbij om een correlatie of om een aangetoond causaal verband? Is het opleidingssucces van vaders en moeders daadwerkelijk verantwoordelijk voor het opleidingssucces van kinderen? Of zijn het de genen?... more...

  • Selfationby Johan Roeland

    Amsterdam University Press 2009; US$ 55.00

    The once taken-for-granted notion of religion's inevitable decline in Northwestern Europe is increasingly contested. Instead of gradually disappearing, religion seems to become more subjective, personal and informed by private experience. This book addresses the merits of this influential understanding of religious changes, qualitative in-depth... more...

  • Breaking Outby Laura Fairchild Brodie

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.00

    On July 26, 1996, the United States Supreme Court nullified the single-sex admissions policy of the Virginia Military Institute, the last all-male military college in America. Capturing the voices of female and male cadets, administrators, faculty, and alumni, Laura Brodie tells the story of the Institute's intense planning for the inclusion of women... more...

  • Forced to Fail: The Paradox of School Desegregationby Stephen Caldas; Carl Bankston

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 52.00

    Caldas and Bankston provide a critical, dispassionate analysis of why desegregation in the United States has failed to achieve the goal of providing equal educational opportunities for all students. They offer case histories through dozens of examples of failed desegregation plans from all over the country. The book takes a very broad perspective... more...