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  • Reading with Meaningby Debbie Miller

    Stenhouse Publishers 2002; US$ 21.60

    If you can imagine a primary classroom where all the children are engaged and motivated; where the buzz of excited emerging readers fills the air; where words are sounded out and connections are made between book pages and life experiences, then you have pictured the real classroom of author Debbie Miller. In this book Debbie leads the reader through... more...

  • Transitions to Schoolby Bob Perry; Sue Dockett

    University of NSW Press 2006; US$ 49.95

    Transition to school is an important process for all involved: children, parents, educators and others. This book presents comprehensive research from the Australian Starting School Research Project and other sources that should be of great value to researchers in early childhood education, practitioners in this field and early childhood teacher education... more...

  • Language Education in the Primary Yearsby Frances Christie

    University of NSW Press 2005; US$ 41.95

    This book is intended as a textbook for teacher education in the primary years. Drawing on much recent research into language and literacy, especially Systemic Functional Linguistic theory, it provides basic principles for understanding the teaching of the English language. more...

  • Current Topics in Early Childhood Education, Volume 5by Lilian Katz

    ABC-CLIO 1984; US$ 49.95

    The chapters in this volume are divided into three sections. In the first section, the authors provide a framework for the reader by setting ethnography in context. Chapters cover definitions of ethnography, its basic underlying principles, and propose ways in which it can be useful to education. The second section presents a range of ethnographic... more...

  • Literacy, Gender, and Work: In Families And In Schoolby Judith Solsken

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 49.95

    This is the first in-depth study of gender issues in early literacy learning. It provides vivid portraits of the difficulties that both boys and girls experience in learning to read and write at home and in classrooms due to gendered divisions of labor in families and schools. The portraits are based on data from a three-year ethnographic study, in... more...

  • Jamieby Diane Parker

    Stenhouse Publishers 1997; US$ 18.99

    "It is remarkable how people's lives intertwine. People move in and out of our world, affecting us as we affect them, and we often don't know it until we look back on what has happened. What amazes me is the exquisite timing of these moves, which help shape our growth and the course of our lives.". "When I think of the people I've known and the events... more...

  • Steuerung im Bildungswesenby Sabine Knauer; Andreas Knoke; Anja Grosch; Anja Durdel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 26.20

    Unter der Fragestellung "Wo ist hier eigentlich ein System?" suchen die Autorinnen und Autoren nach Zusammenhängen zwischen der Qualität im Bildungswesen und der Form, wie die beteiligten Akteure miteinander umgehen, welche Rollen sie sich gegenseitig zuschreiben, welche sie einnehmen und wie sie einander begegnen. Auf der Grundlage von Interviewmaterial,... more...

  • Qualität von Grundschulunterricht entwickeln, erfassen und bewertenby Kornelia Möller; Petra Hanke; Christina Beinbrech; Anna Katharina Hein; Thilo Kleickmann; Ruth Schages

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 53.37

    Der Band greift die internationale und nationale Diskussion um die Qualität von Unterricht für den Bereich der Grundschule auf und präsentiert den aktuellen Forschungsstand zur Entwicklung, Erfassung und Bewertung der Qualität von Grundschulunterricht. Aus der Perspektive verschiedener fachlicher Disziplinen - Erziehungswissenschaft, Psychologie, Didaktik... more...

  • It Takes A Villageby Jean Rattigan-Rohr

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 40.42

    It Takes a Village: A Collaborative Assault on the Struggling Reader Dilemma has a wellspring of incredibly useful information for teacher educators, pre-service and in-service teachers alike. It shows quite clearly that preparing effective reading teachers while addressing issues related to (a) readers who struggle (b) parental inclusion, and (c)... more...

  • Being Creative Inside and Outside the Classroomby John Baer; James C. Kaufman

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 40.42

    This book has two primary goals - to show teachers how to teach their students to be more creative thinkers and to help them to develop their own creativity as teachers - and it shows teachers how to do these things in ways that don't conflict with skill development and knowledge acquisition.In fact, teachers will learn how to teach for creativity... more...