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  • Giving Kids The Business

    The Commercialization Of America's Schools, 1st Edition

    By Alex Molnar

    The commercialization of public education is upon us. With much fanfare and plenty of controversy, plans to cash in on our public schools are popping up all over the country. Educator and award-winning commentator Alex Molnar has written the first book to both document the commercial invasion of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Charting Chicago School Reform

    Democratic Localism As A Lever For Change, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Bryk, Penny Bender Sebring, David Kerbow, Sharon Rollow, John Easton

    In 1989, Chicago began an experiment with radical decentralization of power and authority. This book tells the story of what happened to Chicago's elementary schools in the first four years of this reform. Implicit in this reform is the theory that expanded local democratic participation would…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Children, Schools, And Inequality

    1st Edition

    By Doris R Entwisle, Karl Len Alexander, Linda Steffel Olson

    Educational sociologists have paid relatively little attention to children in middle childhood (ages 6 to 12), whereas developmental psychologists have emphasized factors internal to the child much more than the social contexts in explaining children's development. Children, Schools, and Inequality…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28
    Routledge

  • Expect Miracles

    Charter Schools And The Politics Of Hope And Despair, 1st Edition

    By Peter Cookson, Kristina Berger, Peter W. Cookson Jr

    Charter schools are the most significant educational experiment in the last two decades. In Expect Miracles, Peter W. Cookson, Jr. and Kristina Berger focus on the current trend toward deregulation in public education. The issue of deregulation is of critical importance because the spirit of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

  • Successful Failure

    The School America Builds, 1st Edition

    By Herne Varenne, Ray Mcdermott

    In this controversial work, Herv arenne and Ray McDermott explore education as cultural phenomenon?a construct of artifice and reality we impose upon ourselves. The authors discuss in five case studies how the American education system defines and measures success and failure, why there is…

    Hardback – 2019-08-19
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Effective Studying

    How to Succeed in Your Degree, 1st Edition

    By Paul Penn

    This book provides a vital guide for students to key study skills that are instrumental in success at university, covering time management, academic reading and note-taking, academic integrity, preparation of written assignments, teamwork and presentations. With each chapter consisting of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-15
    Routledge

  • Problem-Solving Parent Conferences in Schools

    Ecological-Behavioral Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By Dennis J. Simon

    Problem-Solving Parent Conferences in Schools presents a Problem-solving Parent Conference (PPC) model that integrates and applies empirically-supported systemic and behavioral intervention strategies to coordinated home-school interventions for student behavioral and social-emotional concerns.…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge
    Consultation, Supervision, and Professional Learning in School Psychology Series

  • Writing for Engineering and Science Students

    Staking Your Claim, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Rau

    Writing for Engineering and Science Students is a clear and practical guide for anyone undertaking either academic or technical writing. Drawing on the author’s extensive experience of teaching students from different fields and cultures, and designed to be accessible to both international students…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge

  • Education and Social Change

    Contours in the History of American Schooling, 6th Edition

    By John L. Rury

    This brief, interpretive history of American schooling focuses on the evolving relationship between education and social change. Like its predecessors, this new edition investigates the impact of social forces such as industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and cultural conflict on the…

    Paperback – 2019-08-14
    Routledge

  • Enhancing Practice through Classroom Research

    A Teacher's Guide to Professional Development, 2nd Edition

    By Caitriona McDonagh, Mary Roche, Bernie Sullivan, Máirín Glenn

    Offering updated references, questions for reflection, the latest case studies, and current advice relating to data protection and storage, this second edition of Enhancing Practice through Classroom Research provides an accessible introduction to understanding and improving teaching and learning…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12
    Routledge

  • Thesis and Dissertation Writing in a Second Language

    A Handbook for Students and their Supervisors, 2nd Edition

    By Brian Paltridge, Sue Starfield

    Fully updated and packed with new material, the second edition of Thesis and Dissertation Writing in a Second Language is the ideal guide for non-native speaker students and their supervisors working on writing a thesis or dissertation in English. Considering the purposes of thesis and…

    Paperback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

  • Successful Research Projects

    A Guide for Postgraduates, 1st Edition

    By Anne Lee

    Comprehensive and accessible, Successful Research Projects provides a practical, research-based framework to help examine practice, solve problems and plan research effectively. With key practical tips throughout, it draws on examples from across disciplines and across the world ensuring best…

    Paperback – 2019-08-07
    Routledge

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