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  • Schools Of The 21st Century

    Linking Child Care And Education, 1st Edition

    By Matia Finn-stevenson, Edward Zigler

    The nation is abuzz with consideration of prekindergarten programs for all children. To better understand the issues involved, funding and staffing considerations as well as policy option, this book is a must read. In this timely book, Matia Finn-Stevenson and Edward Zigler argue that the federal…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Teaching And Its Predicaments

    1st Edition

    By Nicholas Burbules, David Hansen

    Teaching is a complex and challenging endeavor. Teachers are continually faced with difficult choices in which competing values are set in tension with one another. The interests of all students, and of other groups and constituencies, can rarely be served at the same time. Different educational…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Teaching The Commons

    Place, Pride, And The Renewal Of Community, 1st Edition

    By Paul Theobald

    Reaching all the way back to the classical and medieval past, Teaching the Commons chronicles ideas and resulting policies that have shaped contemporary rural life and living in much of the industrial West. The book examines philosophical assumptions and charts their evolution into conventional…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Teaching Transformed

    Achieving Excellence, Fairness, Inclusion, And Harmony, 1st Edition

    By Roland Tharp, Peggy Estrada, Stephanie Dalton, Lois Yamauchi

    All school reformers are trying for better schooling; but all are not marching to the same drum. Four goals-- Excellence, Fairness, Inclusion and Harmony-- are emphasized by different groups. Are the four goals competing ideas of the good, so that national political debates must result in…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13
    Routledge

  • Redesigning American Education

    1st Edition

    By James Coleman, Barbara Schneider, Stephen Plank, Kathryn Schiller

    Drawing on several principles of sociological theory, James S. Coleman and his colleagues construct a new design for American schooling. The authors present compelling evidence on the deficits of our educational system compared to other countries, arguing that the problems are the result of…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Revolutionary Multiculturalism

    Pedagogies Of Dissent For The New Millennium, 1st Edition

    By Peter Mclaren

    This work by one of North America's leading educational theorists and cultural critics culminates a decade of social analyses that focuses on the political economy of schooling, Paulo Freire and literacy education, hip-hop culture, and multicultural education. Peter McLaren also examines the work…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Power/Knowledge/Pedagogy

    The Meaning Of Democratic Education In Unsettling Times, 1st Edition

    By Dennis Carlson, Michael Apple

    The essays in this volume explore the educational implications of unsettling shifts in contemporary culture associated with postmodernism. These shifts include the fragmentation of established power blocs, the emergence of a politics of identity, growing inequalities between the haves and the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Presence Of Mind

    Education And The Politics Of Deception, 1st Edition

    By Pepi Leistyna

    Widely misunderstood and misinterpreted at its most basic level, critical pedagogy provides a lens through which educators and students are better able to examine and interact with the real, underlying power relationships that structure our world. These educational politics determine how we make…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05
    Routledge

  • Accelerating The Learning Of All Students

    Cultivating Culture Change In Schools, Classrooms And Individuals, 1st Edition

    By Christine Finnan, Julie D. Swanson

    Isn't acceleration just for gifted kids? This is a common assumption when we think about who benefits from efforts to accelerate student learning. For generations, students identified as gifted have been separated from other students and provided enriched learning opportunities many adults believe…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Pedagogy And The Politics Of Hope

    Theory, Culture, And Schooling: A Critical Reader, 1st Edition

    By Henry Giroux

    Henry A. Giroux is one of the most respected and well-known critical education scholars, social critics, and astute observers of popular culture in the modern world. For those who follow his considerably influential work in critical pedagogy and social criticism, this first-ever collection of his…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Watch It

    The Risks And Promises Of Information Technologies For Education, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Burbules, Thomas Callister Jr.

    Watch IT is an examination of several critical issues in the potential of new information technology (IT) for education. IT, already central to many aspects of our lives, is rapidly becoming an integral part of teaching and learning. This book takes a close look at the positive and negative…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Off Track

    When Poor Readers Become ""Learning Disabled"", 1st Edition

    By Louise Spear-swerling, Robert Sternberg

    The identification of poor readers as ?learning disabled? can be the first of many steps toward consigning students to a lifetime of reading failure. The very label that is meant to help children often becomes a burden that works against effective learning throughout their schooling.In this book,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

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