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  • #FormativeTechby Monica Burns

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 24.95

    The forces of technology and formative assessment combined! Formative assessment is a must for educators, but it can be difficult to juggle with all the other demands of a busy teacher’s to-do list. Fortunately, technology tools can help you work smarter, not harder. In #FormativeTech , you’ll find: Practical tips on how to use technology... more...

  • Educating for the 21st Centuryby Suzanne Choo; Deb Sawch; Alison Villanueva; Ruth Vinz

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 105.97

    All over the world, governments, policymakers, and educators are advocating the need to educate students for the 21st first century. This book provides insights into what this means and the ways 21st century education is theorized and implemented in practice. The first part, “Perspectives: Mapping our futures-in-the-making,” uncovers the contradictions,... more...

  • Handbook of Quantitative Methods for Detecting Cheating on Testsby Gregory J. Cizek; James A. Wollack

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 119.95

    The rising reliance on testing in American education and for licensure and certification has been accompanied by an escalation in cheating on tests at all levels. Edited by two of the foremost experts on the subject, the Handbook of Quantitative Methods for Detecting Cheating on Tests offers a comprehensive compendium of increasingly sophisticated... more...

  • Culture, Education, and Communityby J. Lavia; S. Mahlomaholo

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2012; US$ 95.29

    Provides a critical space in which to interrogate the ways in which postcolonial voices are imagined and struggle to be valued, heard, and responded to. Takes the imagination of the postcolonial as its focus, acknowledging that it is a troubling, unsettling, and ambiguous concept requiring re-visiting and re-interpretation. more...

  • Academic Freedom in the Post-9/11 Eraby E. Carvalho; D. Downing

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2010; US$ 31.76

    Academic freedom has been a principle that undergirds the university since 1915. Beyond this, it also protects a spirit of free inquiry essential to a democratic society. But in the post-9/11 present, the basic principles of academic freedom have been deeply challenged. There have been many startling instances where the rhetoric of national security... more...

  • Education, Citizenship, and Cuban Identityby Rosi Smith

    Palgrave Macmillan US 2016; US$ 95.29

    This book explores how Cuba’s famously successful and inclusive education system has formed young Cubans’ political, social, and moral identities in a country transfigured by new inequalities and moral compromises made in the name of survival. The author examines this educational experience from the perspective of those who grew up in the years of... more...

  • Muslim Mothers and their Children's Schoolingby Suma Din

    UCL Institute of Education Press 2017; US$ 41.95

    This book brings the voices of Muslim mothers into the discourse on parent–school relations. Over 50 women from a wide range of backgrounds and social class speak about their identities, experiences and challenges as they choose state schools and support their children through their education in Britain. Essential reading for teachers. more...

  • Lee Kuan Yew’s Educational Legacyby Oon Seng Tan; Ee Ling Low; David Hung

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 70.64

    The late Mr Lee Kuan Yew (1923–2015) laid the foundations for the creation of a first-world education system in Singapore. Like many other issues concerning the country, his ideas for education were transported in a red box, which he took with him wherever he went, even up to his last days. Inside it was always something designed to help create a... more...

  • Dynamics in Education Politicsby Hannu Simola; Jaakko Kauko; Janne Varjo; Mira Kalalahti; Fritjof Sahlstrom

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Dynamics in Education Politics: Understanding and Explaining the Finnish Case introduces a new theoretical framework characterised as Comparative Analytics of Dynamics in Education Politics (CADEP). Albeit the topicality of comparative research is obvious in the current era of global large-scale assessment, with its concomitant media visibility... more...

  • Creativity and Education in Chinaby Carol A. Mullen

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 41.95

    Published with Kappa Delta Pi, Creativity and Education in China takes readers on a journey through research-supported ideas and practical examples of creative and innovative schooling within a changing regime. Analyzing the consequences of exam-centric accountability on the creative and critical capacities of Chinese students, author Carol A. Mullen’s... more...