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  • Reassessing 'Ability' Grouping

    Improving Practice for Equity and Attainment, 1st Edition

    By Becky Francis, Becky Taylor, Antonina Tereshchenko

    Presenting original quantitative and qualitative data from a large-scale empirical research project conducted in British secondary schools, Reassessing ‘Ability’ Grouping analyses the impact of attainment grouping on pupil outcomes, teacher effectiveness and social equality. Alongside a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-08 
    Routledge

  • Police in Schools

    An Evidence-based Look at the Use of School Resource Officers, 1st Edition

    By Linda Duxbury, Craig Bennell

    This co-authored book critically reviews existing literature on school resource officer (SRO) programs and presents a thorough evaluation of an SRO program offered by Peel Regional Police in Ontario, Canada. The implementation of a school resource officer (SRO) program is a controversial response…

    Paperback – 2019-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Classroom Assessment and Educational Measurement

    1st Edition

    Edited by Susan M. Brookhart, James H. McMillan

    Classroom Assessment and Educational Measurement explores the ways in which the theory and practice of both educational measurement and the assessment of student learning in classroom settings mutually inform one another. Chapters by assessment and measurement experts consider the nature of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    NCME APPLICATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT

  • Improving Schools Using Systems Leadership

    Turning Intention into Reality, 1st Edition

    By Ian Macdonald, Clive Dixon, Tony Tiplady

    It is easy to underestimate the impact that school organisation has on the behaviour, effectiveness, engagement and creativity of the teachers, staff and students who work within it. It also has a marked effect on the well-being of staff members, and how families and the community relate to the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge

  • Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in India and Australia

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Arvanitakis, Bhushan Sudhanshu, Pothen Nayantara, Srivastava Aarti

    This book examines the massive transformation of higher education systems worldwide, due to globalistaion, information technology enabled massification of education. It looks at the relevance of universities in a time of social, cultural, technological and economic disruptions. The chapters discuss…

    Paperback – 2019-07-04 
    Routledge India

  • Comparative Perspectives on Refugee Youth Education

    Dreams and Realities in Educational Systems Worldwide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander W. Wiseman, Lisa Damaschke-Deitrick, Ericka L. Galegher, Maureen F. Park

    This volume explores the shared expectations that education is a panacea for the difficulties that refugees and their receiving countries face. This book investigates the ways in which education is both a dream solution as well as a contested landscape for refugee families and students. Using…

    Hardback – 2019-06-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Lectio Divina as Contemplative Pedagogy

    Re-appropriating Monastic Practice for the Humanities, 1st Edition

    By Mary Keator

    Offering an original application of the ancient monastic practice of lectio divina to the humanities, this book demonstrates the need for further emphasis on deep reading, reflection, and contemplation in contemporary university classrooms. Each chapter provides readers with an historical overview…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • The Curriculum History of Canadian Teacher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Theodore Michael Christou

    Organized by region, this edited collection provides a comprehensive look at how teacher education has evolved regionally and nationally in Canada. Offering an in-depth look at specific provinces and territories, this volume contextualizes the landscape of Canadian public education and the place of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Development Teaching

    Ethical and Political Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katrien Van Poeck, Leif Östman, Johan Öhman

    The aim of this book is to support and inspire teachers to contribute to much-needed processes of sustainable development and to develop teaching practices and professional identities that allow them to cope with the specificity of sustainability issues and, in particular, with the teaching…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation, 1st Edition

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy in Multimedia America

    Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By Ladislaus M Semali

    Originally published in 2000. This book provides insights, practical suggestions and clear-cut strategies for integrating media across the K-12 curriculum. This contribution to teaching and curriculum design uses students' own media experiences or media vignettes from students' lives to enter…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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