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  • Teachers and Academic Partners in Urban Schools

    Threats to professional practice

    By Lori Beckett

    Teachers and Academic Partners in Urban Schools identifies and addresses a major problem for practitioners - teachers, student teachers and teacher educators - working in urban schools burdened by highly restrictive teaching methods and pressures to meet unrealistic benchmarks set by government. In…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 
    Teacher Quality and School Development

  • Peer Pressure, Peer Prevention

    The Role of Friends in Crime and Conformity

    By Barbara J Costello, Trina Hope

    Criminological research has largely neglected the possibility that positive peer influence is a potentially powerful source of social control. Criminologists have also been unsuccessful in uncovering the actual mechanisms of peer influence, whether toward or away from deviance. The current trend in…

    Paperback – 2016-03-11 

  • Becoming a Social Justice Leader

    Using Head, Heart, and Hands to Dismantle Oppression

    By Phil Hunsberger, Billie Mayo, Anthony Neal

    This important book helps school leaders let go of a "comfortable" mindset and enter a world of courageous conversations that examine and challenge the impact of racism and other forms of oppression on disciplinary patterns, instructional practices, and school policies. Authors Hunsberger, Mayo,…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07 

  • Social Justice and Transformative Learning

    Culture and Identity in the United States and South Africa

    Edited by Saundra M. Tomlinson-Clarke, Darren L. Clarke

    The similarities between the United States and South Africa with respect to race, power, oppression and economic inequities are striking, and a better understanding of these parallels can provide educational gains for students and educators in both countries. Through shared experiences and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29 
    Routledge Research in Educational Equality and Diversity

  • Charter Schools

    Lessons in School Reform

    By Liane Brouillette

    This book takes the reader inside the charter school movement, answering such questions as: *What is a charter school? *How are charter schools different from other public schools? *What does it take to create a charter school? *What motivates the people who initiate such schools? *What…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • Technology Applications in Education

    A Learning View

    Edited by Harold F. O'Neil, Jr., Ray S. Perez, Harold F. O'Neil

    This volume identifies promising learning, teaching, and assessment strategies for the use and assessment of technology in educational settings, specifically: *educational context (e.g., organizational and structural factors that contribute to the effective use of technology in school settings); *…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 

  • Hiring the Best Staff for Your School

    How to Use Narrative to Improve Your Recruiting Process

    By Rick Jetter

    Hiring the Best Staff for Your School moves beyond typical hiring tools—resumes, applications, transcripts, portfolios, and artifacts—and adds effective strategies to the educational leader’s recruiting and hiring toolbox. Jetter hones in on the most crucial but often neglected element of talent…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26 

  • A School Leader's Guide to Implementing the Common Core

    Inclusive Practices for All Students

    By Gloria D. Campbell-Whatley, David M. Dunaway, Dawson R. Hancock

    This accessible resource addresses the problems, challenges, and issues that general and special education leaders frequently face on a day-to-day basis in implementing the Common Core standards in their schools. Grounded in best practices from current literature, this text provides leaders with…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11 

  • Noncognitive psychological processes and academic achievement

    Edited by Jihyun Lee, Lazar Stankov

    It is becoming increasingly clear that non-cognitive psychological processes are important for students’ school achievement, even to the point where their influence may be stronger than that exerted by the parents, teachers, or the school atmosphere itself. Non-cognitive psychological variables…

    Hardback – 2016-02-09 

  • Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

    By Derek Gottlieb

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-09 
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • How to Make Data Work

    A Guide for Educational Leaders

    By Jenny Grant Rankin

    Educators are increasingly responsible for using data to improve teaching and learning in their schools. This helpful guide provides leaders with simple steps for facilitating accurate analysis and interpretation of data, while avoiding common errors and pitfalls. How to Make Data Work provides…

    Paperback – 2016-02-04 

  • Advancing Practice in Academic Development

    Edited by David Baume, Celia Popovic

    Within the field of academic development, the last twenty years have seen a great expansion of published research into practice and the further development of theoretical approaches. This growth in the scholarship of academic development matches a growth in the scholarship of teaching and learning.…

    Paperback – 2016-01-27 
    SEDA Series

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