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  • Anxious Creativity

    When Imagination Fails, 1st Edition

    By David Trend

    Creativity is getting new attention in today’s America––along the way revealing fault lines in U.S. culture. Surveys show people overwhelmingly seeing creativity as both a desirable trait and a work enhancement, yet most say they just aren’t creative. Like beauty and wealth, creativity seems…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11
    Critical Interventions

  • Motivation and Learning Strategies for College Success

    A Focus on Self-Regulated Learning, 6th Edition

    By Helena Seli, Myron H. Dembo

    Combining theory, research, and application, this popular text guides college students on how to improve their study skills and become self-regulated learners. Seli and Dembo focus on the most relevant information and features to help students identify the components of academic learning that…

    Paperback – 2019-09-09

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes

    Science and Application, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Rhodri S. Lloyd, Jon L. Oliver

    Strength and Conditioning for Young Athletes: Science and Application offers an evidence-based introduction to the theory and practice of strength and conditioning for young athletes. Fully revised and updated, this second edition draws on leading research to offer a holistic approach to training…

    Paperback – 2019-09-03

  • Young Children's Play

    Development, Disabilities, and Diversity, 1st Edition

    By Jeffrey Trawick-Smith

    Young Children’s Play: Development, Disabilities, and Diversity is an accessible, comprehensive introduction to play and development from birth to age 8 years that introduces readers to various play types and strategies and helps them determine when intervention might be needed. Skillfully…

    Hardback – 2019-09-02

  • Educational Leadership of Immigrants

    Case Studies in Times of Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Emily R. Crawford, Lisa M. Dorner

    This book prepares current and future educational leaders to adapt to the changing terrain of U.S. demographics, education, and immigration policy. Educational Leadership of Immigrants highlights the educational practices and discourses around immigration that intersect with policies and laws, in…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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