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  • Professional Learning Communitiesby Louise Stoll; Louis Karen Seashore

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Talks about perceptions and understanding of professional learning communities, as well as highlights frequently neglected complexities and challenges. This book offers an understanding of topics such as distributed leadership, dialogue, organisational memory, trust, self-assessment and inquiry, and purpose linked to learning. more...

  • Changing Teacher Professionalismby Sharon Gewirtz; Pat Mahony; Ian Hextall; Alan Cribb

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    Significant changes in the policy and social context of teaching over the last 30 years have had substantial implications for teacher professionalism. As the influence of central regulation and marketisation has increased, so the scope for professional influence on policy and practice has in many cases diminished. Instead, teachers have had to respond... more...

  • Why I Teachby Esther Wright

    Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 12.95

    A Celebration of the Power of Teaching There is a moment for most teachers when the lure of working with kids surpasses all logic: You know, you just know, that you are meant to teach. But in the day-to-day crush of details and bus duty, politics and paperwork, or kids without their homework for the eighth day in a row, life can erode passion and... more...

  • The Modern Middle Schoolby Gilbert H. Hunt; Dennis G. Wiseman; Sandra Bowden

    Charles C Thomas 2003; US$ 42.95

    Middle school educators are facing many challenges in today’s educational and political environment due to the focus on excellence as measured by achievement tests. It is the purpose of this book to provide a discussion of how middle schools can provide a strong standards-based academic program while, at the same time, remaining focused on the... more...

  • Becoming a Professional Tutor in the Lifelong Learning Sectorby Jonathan Tummons

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 26.00

    An approachable and encouraging guide for trainee teachers on essential aspects of professionalism, values and ethics within the Lifelong Learning Sector. more...

  • Teacher Leadershipby Ann Lieberman; Lynne Miller

    Wiley 2011; US$ 28.00 US$ 25.20

    In Teacher Leadership , Lieberman and Miller discuss current changes in the teacher's role, and make sense of the research on teacher leadership. They offer case studies of innovative programs - such as the National Writing Project - that provide teachers with opportunities to lead within a professional community. In addition, they tell stories of... more...

  • Professionalisierung der Medienaufsichtby Volker Lilienthal

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 30.08

    I. Einleitung Zwischen Ehrenamt und Profession 11 Zwischen Ehrenamt und Profession Volker Lilienthal Rundfunkräte in ihrer heutigen Form kennt Deutschland seit der Nachkriegszeit. Mit dem Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs setzten die siegreichen Alliierten den Rundfunk für die re-education der Deutschen ein. Sender wie Radio München, Radio Frankfurt oder... more...

  • The Progressive Education Fallacy in Developing Countriesby Gerard Guthrie

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 143.24

    This controversial book challenges half a century of conventional wisdom. 'The Progressive Education Fallacy in Developing Countries: In Favour of Formalism' argues that progressive teacher education and curriculum reforms in developing countries are wrong in principle and widespread failures in practice. Rather, formalistic pedagogy is appropriate... more...

  • Dancing About Architectureby Phil Beadle

    Crown House Publishing 2011; US$ 16.03

    Dancing about Architecture: A Little Book of Creativity is a compendium of outrageous ideas: ideas about how to take more risks, and about how to go about coming up with better ideas. Ideas about how to plan experiences that leave people who are in the same room as those ideas awestruck, and ideas to help you avoid the textbook, the worksheet the barely... more...

  • Developing Teacher Assessmentby John Gardner; Wynne Harlen; Louise Hayward

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 42.00

    This book argues that the role of teacher assessment needs to be put firmly at the forefront of the educational agenda and that assessment by teachers needs to be developed in a widespread, high quality and sustainable fashion. more...