School Effectiveness & Improvement Products

  • Spatial Design with Children

    Designer Experience

    By Jo Birch, Rosie Parnell, Maria Patsarika, Maša Šorn

    Paperback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge

  • Poverty Discourses in Teacher Education

    Edited by Olwen McNamara, Jane McNicholl

    As economies across the world continue to struggle, there is growing evidence that the vulnerable in society, especially children, are paying the greatest cost in terms of reduced opportunities for access to equitable life chances. The most vital of these being education. Juxtaposing the ongoing…

    Hardback – 2018-01-07 
    Routledge

  • Looking in Classrooms

    11th Edition

    By Thomas L. Good, Alyson L. Lavigne

    Looking in Classrooms uses educational, psychological, and social science theories and classroom based research to teach future classroom teachers about the complexities and demands of classroom instruction. While maintaining the core approach of the first ten editions, the book has been thoroughly…

    Paperback – 2018-01-02 
    Routledge

  • Alternative Educational Programmes, Schools and Social Justice

    Edited by Glenda McGregor, Martin Mills, Pat Thomson, Jodie Pennacchia

    Alternative education caters and cares for students whose regular schools have failed and excluded them. Fifty years of international research reports that alternative settings are characterised by close and powerful staff-student relationships, a curriculum which is relevant, engaging and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Networks for Learning

    Effective Collaboration for Teacher, School and System Improvement

    Edited by Chris Brown, Cindy L. Poortman

    Educational researchers, policy-makers and practitioners are increasingly focusing their attention on Professional Learning Networks in order to facilitate teacher development and encourage school and school system improvement. However, despite the understanding that PLNs can contribute…

    Paperback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge

  • Rebuilding Our Schools from the Bottom Up

    Listening to Teachers, Children and Parents

    By Fiona Carnie

    The aim of this book is to explore how teachers, students and parents can be given more of a say in the education system – in how schools are organised, and in what and how children learn. The book does not promote a specific view of education, but considers the means by which educational purposes…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge

  • Engaging Families, Educators, and Communities as Educational Advocates

    Edited by Sue Winton, Lauri Johnson

    This edited collection broadens understanding of family–school–community partnerships by focusing on how community groups, educators, and university professors engage with public education to achieve their own goals rather than goals defined by schools, school systems, and governments. Authors…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Education Write Now

    Edited by Joe Mazza, Jeff Zoul

    In this innovative new series Education Write Now, ten of education’s most inspiring thought-leaders meet for a three-day retreat to think and write collaboratively, and then bring you the top takeaways you need right now to improve your school or classroom. This first volume, edited by Jeff Zoul…

    Paperback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Formative Assessments and Teacher Professional Learning

    Edited by Dineke E.H. Tigelaar, Douwe Beijaard

    How can formative assessment be used as a means to support teacher professional learning? This book presents several studies, from different countries, on approaches to formative assessment of teachers, both before they start working, and during their careers. These approaches draw on insights from…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Privatisation, Education and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Privatisation in and of education is a process that takes many different forms, and is deeply controversial. While the shift in who pays is certainly an important dimension of privatisation, there have also been changes in the management, provision, and delivery of schooling. In most of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Policy Actors

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    Policy analysis has always attended to the role of elite actors, but much less often has the policy activity of ‘street level’ actors been attended to. The ‘implementation’ paradigm has tended to caricature the level of practice in terms of ‘resistors’ or policy failure, and ignored the demanding,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-10
    Routledge

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