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  • Including the Gifted and Talentedby Chris Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    This single volume presents the views of experts from the field which challenge the assumption that educational inclusion relates only to those pupils with learning difficulties. In this book, the authors examine the extent to which a truly inclusive context can provide a challenging environment for gifted and talented pupils. Key issues explored... more...

  • Therapeutic Educationby John Cornwall; Craig Walter

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    The role of therapy in schools is a topic that has been significantly under-researched and often overlooked. Considering the number of students in full-time education with serious emotional and behavioural difficulties, the skills and tricks used by therapists can be usefully passed on to teachers in the classroom. This book traces a substantial... more...

  • Schooling the Rustbelt Kidsby Pat Thomson

    Allen & Unwin 2002; US$ 36.35

    Thomson argues that current outcomes-based and standardised policies for disadvantaged schools are not effective. Rather schools need the flexibility to develop strategies that suit their specific situation. more...

  • Scholarship and Christian Faithby Douglas Jacobsen; Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen; Martin E. Marty

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 36.99

    This book enters a lively discussion about religious faith and higher education in America that has been going on for a decade or more. During this time many scholars have joined the debate about how best to understand the role of faith in the academy at large and in the special arena of church-related Christian higher education. The notion of faith-informed... more...

  • Bilingual Educationby Rosa Castro Feinberg

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    Focuses on the purposes of bilingual education programs in schools and their historical development from the 1960s to the present. In a nation of immigrants, the questions surrounding bilingual education are not simply academic. Is diversity in language enriching or divisive? Do immigrants revitalize or drain the economy? Should language education... more...

  • Improving Transition Planningby Lesley Dee

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Transition planning for young people with special educational needs is a crucial but often overlooked element of social inclusion. While there is now considerable official guidance on how to manage the school leaving process for young people with learning difficulties and/or disabilities, little is known about how to make effective transitions happen... more...

  • Whose Learning?by Kate Bullock; Felicity Wikeley

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    The traditional role of the form or class tutor has developed into that of an academic or personal tutor; that is, an adult who works with students to guide, support and help them manage their learning. Academic or personal tutoring as a practice of learning benefits many students in secondary schools and colleges. It is increasingly adopted and specifically... more...

  • Research in Secondary Schoolsby Thomas E. Scruggs; Margo A. Mastropieri

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 140.99

    Considers topics of relevance to secondary schools. Included in the volume are reviews of research on the efficacy of self-management techniques; the utility and efficacy of homework assignments; treatments for secondary students with autism; interventions on content-area learning, including English, science, math, and social studies; and more. more...

  • Getting Started with English Language Learnersby Judie Haynes

    ASCD 2007; US$ 23.95

    A veteran educator provides insights and strategies for educators unaccustomed to working with students whose native language is not English. more...

  • Developing Reading and Writing in Second-Language Learnersby Timothy Shanahan; Diance August

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 33.95

    A Co-Publication of Routledge, the Center for Applied Linguistics, and the International Reading Association This book is a shorter version of Developing Literacy in Second-Language Learners,  reporting the findings of the National Literacy Panel on Language-Minority Children and Youth. This book concisely summarizes what is known from empirical... more...