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Applying to university can seem a daunting task, but with forethought and planning it can be a positive and enjoyable experience. This book, packed with all the latest information and advice, takes you step by step through choosing your subject, selecting the right university and completing the UCAS application. Guidance ...
Applying to University: The Essential Guide: 2014
Applying to university can seem a daunting task, but with forethought and planning it can be a positive and enjoyable experience. This book, packed with all the latest information and advice, takes you step by step through choosing your subject, selecting the right university and completing the UCAS application. Guidance on writing your personal statement and preparing for interviews is given. Its easy-to-read style also takes you through the fine details of finance, deferred entry and the UCAS tariff. This guide prepares students, parents and advisers for each stage of the process.
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18.57 USD

Applying to University: The Essential Guide: 2014

by Anne Coates
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School charts the development and changes in the education of all children over the Victorian Age. The book explores the different types of schools depending on class as well as the different subjects taught to boys and girls. The text will chronicle the features and characteristics of the Victorian age ...
School
School charts the development and changes in the education of all children over the Victorian Age. The book explores the different types of schools depending on class as well as the different subjects taught to boys and girls. The text will chronicle the features and characteristics of the Victorian age to explore the effect of social and economic changes on the lives of the different social classes and genders.
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16.72 USD

School

by Nicola Barber
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Introduces the various people children may encounter in a community and the roles they play. Helps stimulate discussion about different roles. Encourages children to discuss their own experiences
At School
Introduces the various people children may encounter in a community and the roles they play. Helps stimulate discussion about different roles. Encourages children to discuss their own experiences
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14.86 USD

At School

by Vic Parker
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- Do faith schools have a place in a plural society? - Which types of school contribute most effectively to a plural society? This fascinating monograph seeks to answer these questions and more by exploring the fit between personal, spiritual and academic goals in contemporary educational experience and individual school ...
Faith Schools and Society: Civilizing the Debate
- Do faith schools have a place in a plural society? - Which types of school contribute most effectively to a plural society? This fascinating monograph seeks to answer these questions and more by exploring the fit between personal, spiritual and academic goals in contemporary educational experience and individual school cultures. Jo Cairns, a well-respected authority on faith schools, argues that educational ideology in plural societies has to find a way of recognizing and responding to the 'predicament' of pluralism as it is experienced by individuals and communities. This provocative and challenging book will undoubtedly stimulate debate among educationists across the world.
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45.100000 USD

Faith Schools and Society: Civilizing the Debate

by Jo Cairns
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After years of applying more pressure on schools to raise achievement levels for all students, particularly those who underperform their mainstream peers, the achievement gap today remains virtually unchanged. But the reality is that there's proof that, under the right conditions, all students can achieve at high levels. Instead of ...
Creating the Opportunity to Learn: Moving from Research to Practice to Close the Achievement Gap
After years of applying more pressure on schools to raise achievement levels for all students, particularly those who underperform their mainstream peers, the achievement gap today remains virtually unchanged. But the reality is that there's proof that, under the right conditions, all students can achieve at high levels. Instead of quick-fix reforms that promise miracles but deliver little, here's a book that delves into the research to provide you with realistic solutions for catching up children in danger of failing and dropping out. Two giants in the fields of education, psychology, and equity-A. Wade Boykin and Pedro Noguera-reveal bold truths about the achievement gap, including: Why it's a mistake to explain and rationalize the persistence of the achievement gap on the basis of a single influence, such as poverty, family background, or culture. What is wrong with popular approaches to closing the achievement gap. Why it is critical to focus on the assets that each student brings to the classroom, rather than on the perceived deficiencies. Why pluralizing the cultural conditions in schools increases the possibility that a greater number of students-from a wider range of backgrounds-will learn. Drawing from the evidence from successful schools, this definitive text provides you with a promising framework for addressing the key actions that need to be replicated in schools everywhere, such as: Promoting and enhancing student engagement in learning and addressing avoidance behaviors. Raising the levels of three key personal behaviors: self-efficacy, self-regulated learning, and incremental ability beliefs about intelligence. Cultivating constructive classroom dynamics and transactions such as positive teacher student relationships and collaborative learning. Here's your opportunity to understand why some school districts are making more progress than others, to make sure you're focused on what really works, and to build the capacity of high-performance, high-poverty schools.
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20.92 USD
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My First Year In Purgatory is a memoir with illustrations, about my adventures and insights as a Gen Xer teaching in a crumbling inner city school district. In it, I lead two semi-functional lives: embattled educator by day -whose students make Damien from the Omen look like a lightweight, and ...
My First Year In Purgatory
My First Year In Purgatory is a memoir with illustrations, about my adventures and insights as a Gen Xer teaching in a crumbling inner city school district. In it, I lead two semi-functional lives: embattled educator by day -whose students make Damien from the Omen look like a lightweight, and urban adventurer by night. I witness teachers driven out of classrooms by students they can't control, bullies given free reign to torment the weak, chaos that makes learning nearly impossible, and administrators who sweep discipline under the rug. Weekends, I scour art openings, cafes, bars and the Internet for romance, meaning, and escape. As I struggle through my first year, I begin to suspect that that all those movies and books about the dedicated teacher who won over those tough kids are a myth; and that there is a crisis in discipline that can't be solved by lone heroes.
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15.690000 USD

My First Year In Purgatory

by M. Clabeaux
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Education in Britain has been transformed over the last 50 years. State education systems have expanded hugely, and levels of achievement and participation have continuously risen. At the same time, society has become 'educationalizeda : the home, the workplace, the holiday and the playgroup are seen as sites for learning, ...
Education in Britain: 1944 to the Present
Education in Britain has been transformed over the last 50 years. State education systems have expanded hugely, and levels of achievement and participation have continuously risen. At the same time, society has become 'educationalizeda : the home, the workplace, the holiday and the playgroup are seen as sites for learning, in ways that increasingly connect to the acquisition of formally--defined skills and knowledges. Yet for most of the postwar period, education policy has been dominated by questions of 'failurea 'crisisa and 'declinea . Half a century of reform has far from eliminated substantial inequalities, and the 'conservatisma of education in the face of major cultural and economic change remains a central political issue. This book seeks to describe and explain the patterning of change and continuity in British education, and to account for the persistence of the controversies which have accompanied it. In doing so, it combines economic, political, cultural and social approaches to the study of education.
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33.45 USD

Education in Britain: 1944 to the Present

by Ken Jones
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The authors take the reader through the background theory of NLP before providing practical guidance on how to incorporate it into classroom practice. Elston and Sphorer take the reader through the background theory of NLP and provide a wealth of practical guidance on how to incorporate it into classroom practice. ...
Using NLP to Enhance Behaviour and Learning: A Handbook for Teachers
The authors take the reader through the background theory of NLP before providing practical guidance on how to incorporate it into classroom practice. Elston and Sphorer take the reader through the background theory of NLP and provide a wealth of practical guidance on how to incorporate it into classroom practice. It will help all teachers to improve the lives of their students they teach or support as well as their own. NLP offers a ground-breaking method of communication that helps people master the way they think and feel. Many problems arise in classrooms because of inadequate rapport between student and teacher, and between parent and teacher. NLP can assist all who work in classrooms to master ways of creating excellent rapport and understanding.
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37.18 USD

Using NLP to Enhance Behaviour and Learning: A Handbook for Teachers

by Kate E. Spohrer, Terry Elston
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This book is a follow-up to the best-selling Trentham handbooks by Robin Richardson: Here, There and Everywhere (2005) and Holding Together (2009). It has the same engaging layout, with much use of case-studies, stories and pithy quotations. Most though not all of the practical examples are drawn from one local ...
Changing Life Chances: Practical Projects and Endeavours in Schools
This book is a follow-up to the best-selling Trentham handbooks by Robin Richardson: Here, There and Everywhere (2005) and Holding Together (2009). It has the same engaging layout, with much use of case-studies, stories and pithy quotations. Most though not all of the practical examples are drawn from one local authority, Derbyshire, but are of wide relevance and interest, both nationally and internationally.
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31.59 USD

Changing Life Chances: Practical Projects and Endeavours in Schools

by Robin Richardson
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This is the Australian edition of a games book for parents, teachers, childcare workers, Cub Scout leaders, home-schooling families, and anyone else who supervises or entertains children. The book contains 339 activities, and is divided into three main sections: physical and mental, life skill, and educational. The physical and mental ...
Games for Fun, Fitness and Learning
This is the Australian edition of a games book for parents, teachers, childcare workers, Cub Scout leaders, home-schooling families, and anyone else who supervises or entertains children. The book contains 339 activities, and is divided into three main sections: physical and mental, life skill, and educational. The physical and mental games are for fun and fitness, and can be enjoyed at birthday parties, family get-togethers and weekend outings. The life skill games are designed especially for Cub and Brownie Leaders, and include map and compass reading, knotting, first aid, home safety and outdoor cooking. The educational games include fun activities in maths, English, science, history, geography, foreign languages, art and music. Teachers and home-schooling families will find this section instructive, stimulating and very unusual. The games are suitable for 7 to 17 year olds, and some of the activities will stretch the minds of even the cleverest teenagers.
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18.850000 USD

Games for Fun, Fitness and Learning

by Kathi Wyldeck
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Blind and visually impaired children experience the world in unique ways. To help them learn and develop, parents and teachers need to understand how such children relate to their environment. Felicity Harrison and Mary Crow, who have spent years working with blind children and their families, offer practical strategies for ...
Living and Learning with Blind Children: A Guide for Parents and Teachers of Visually Impaired Children
Blind and visually impaired children experience the world in unique ways. To help them learn and develop, parents and teachers need to understand how such children relate to their environment. Felicity Harrison and Mary Crow, who have spent years working with blind children and their families, offer practical strategies for encouraging the blind child's development and interaction with his or her family and school community. The authors begin by discussing the reactions of parents when they learn their child is visually impaired, perhaps even multihandicapped. They go on to provide insights into what it means not to see well and techniques for encouraging the child to use whatever vision he or she may have. They suggest activities that parents or teachers can share with a blind child, from songs, games, and crafts to projects around the house and ways to enjoy a walk together. They discuss the nursery school experience and offer ideas on how to make it enjoyable and rewarding. A final chapter addresses preventive and remedial measures; it focuses on the nonvisual perspective and explains how to perceive things from the blind child's point of view. Parents and preschool teachers of visually impaired children will find this a welcome guide to coping with day-to-day challenges and enhancing the child's education and development.
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27.250000 USD

Living and Learning with Blind Children: A Guide for Parents and Teachers of Visually Impaired Children

by Mary Crow, Felicity Harrison
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This text explores the actual and potential role of Heads of Department in education. It includes analysis of such problematic areas as the management of resources and managing the curriculum.
Head of Department: Principles in Practice
This text explores the actual and potential role of Heads of Department in education. It includes analysis of such problematic areas as the management of resources and managing the curriculum.
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38.800000 USD

Head of Department: Principles in Practice

by Anne Gold
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Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Forest School Approach in Denmark and how it is used in the teaching and learning of young children. It will enable the reader to analyse the ...
Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach: Early Years Education in Practice
Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach is a much needed source of information for those wishing to extend and consolidate their understanding of the Forest School Approach in Denmark and how it is used in the teaching and learning of young children. It will enable the reader to analyse the essential elements of this Approach to early childhood and its relationship to quality early years practice. Exploring all areas of the curriculum including the social and political background to using nature pedagogy, the organisation of early years settings, the learning environment and risk management, this book: * describes the key principles of the Forest School approach to early childhood supported with examples and case studies; * provides students and practitioners with the relevant information about a key pedagogical influence on high quality early years practice in the United Kingdom; * highlights the key ideas that practitioners should consider when reviewing and reflecting on their own practice; * can be used as the basis for continuing professional development Written to support the work of all those in the field of early years education and childcare, this is a vital text for students, early years and childcare practitioners, teachers, early years professionals, children's centre professionals, lecturers, advisory teachers, head teachers and setting managers.
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40.90 USD

Understanding the Danish Forest School Approach: Early Years Education in Practice

by Jane Williams-Siegfredson
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This book builds upon the foundation of Nash's Active series, combining his experience from consulting with the latest research on movement, memory, and learning. Nash seeks to provide educators with the knowledge and motivation to transform their students from passive attendees to active participants and leaders in the classroom.
From Seatwork to Feetwork: Engaging Students in Their Own Learning
This book builds upon the foundation of Nash's Active series, combining his experience from consulting with the latest research on movement, memory, and learning. Nash seeks to provide educators with the knowledge and motivation to transform their students from passive attendees to active participants and leaders in the classroom.
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28.300000 USD

From Seatwork to Feetwork: Engaging Students in Their Own Learning

by Ron J. Nash
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"We believe focused read aloud experiences with carefully selected children's literature followed by guided conversations is one way you can create a climate in your classroom, school, or district where bullying is not an accepted or rewarded behavior. A climate where an individual's humanity and human dignity trump any difference(s) ...
Bullying Hurts: Teaching Kindness Through Read Alouds and Guided Conversations
"We believe focused read aloud experiences with carefully selected children's literature followed by guided conversations is one way you can create a climate in your classroom, school, or district where bullying is not an accepted or rewarded behavior. A climate where an individual's humanity and human dignity trump any difference(s) and kindness is the order of the day." -Lester Laminack and Reba Wadsworth Bullying Hurts is not your same-old anti-bullying guide. Lester Laminack and Reba Wadsworth show how the read aloud, a familiar and proven instructional technique, can be used as a powerful way to neutralize bullying behaviors, create community in the classroom, and help you meet the Common Core State Standards at the same time. Recent research shows that punishing students who bully is not enough, that we must begin every child's education by establishing relationship skills and building empathy among students. Lester and Reba recommend a series of read aloud books that focus on our shared humanity and can be used on day one of Kindergarten and throughout the elementary years. They help you support the development of children's insight and compassion. Bullying Hurts guides students toward increased understandings about bullying behavior with a framework of five recommended read-alouds and accompanying lessons that help you: define and discuss the important lessons about bullying embedded in each book develop literacy skills and strategies, conversation, critical thinking, character analysis, and reflection connect read aloud experiences to the anchor standards for reading in the Common Core. Bullying Hurts does more than help children gain the insights and language needed to confront and neutralize the behaviors of bullies. It convinces us that by working together, we really can prevent bullying.
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28.220000 USD

Bullying Hurts: Teaching Kindness Through Read Alouds and Guided Conversations

by Reba M Wadsworth, Lester L Laminack
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The previous edition of this book was notable for explaining how the values and beliefs of educators have a critical impact on school functioning. In this long-awaited new edition, authors focus on new and inspiring case examples from schools across the country to show how culture-based practices are being used ...
Shaping School Culture: Pitfalls, Paradoxes, and Promises
The previous edition of this book was notable for explaining how the values and beliefs of educators have a critical impact on school functioning. In this long-awaited new edition, authors focus on new and inspiring case examples from schools across the country to show how culture-based practices are being used to bring purpose, passion, and meaning to the educational experience. They also show how leaders play important symbolic roles in schools and how culture-based strategies can help educators manage everyday challenges and even serve to heal and transform toxic school environments.
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39.04 USD

Shaping School Culture: Pitfalls, Paradoxes, and Promises

by Kent D. Peterson, Terrence E Deal
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An examination of literacy in relation to a wide range of new technology and media, especially talking books, email, video dating, interactive multimedia and on-line materials. In each case, the writers draw on state-of-the-art research to explain the implications for educational practice and policy. In the process, they show the ...
ICT and Literacy: Information and Communication Technology, Media, Reading and Writing
An examination of literacy in relation to a wide range of new technology and media, especially talking books, email, video dating, interactive multimedia and on-line materials. In each case, the writers draw on state-of-the-art research to explain the implications for educational practice and policy. In the process, they show the need for joined-up thinking on the part of all those who provide education, guidance and resources for young people: a key feature of the book is its explanation of the key role of library provision as well as teaching.
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31.450000 USD

ICT and Literacy: Information and Communication Technology, Media, Reading and Writing

by Nick Easingwood, Nikki Gamble
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An excellent resource that provides research-based information as well as practical information. Administrators, teachers, and parents will find Cooper's book to be an indispensable resource' - Mary Johnstone, Principal, Rabbit Creek Elementary, Anchorage, AK 'An easy-to-read, comprehensive resource for teachers, administrators, district staff, and parents interested in best schooling practices ...
The Battle Over Homework: Common Ground for Administrators, Teachers, and Parents
An excellent resource that provides research-based information as well as practical information. Administrators, teachers, and parents will find Cooper's book to be an indispensable resource' - Mary Johnstone, Principal, Rabbit Creek Elementary, Anchorage, AK 'An easy-to-read, comprehensive resource for teachers, administrators, district staff, and parents interested in best schooling practices around homework' - Barb Keating, Principal, FW Howay School, British Columbia, Canada Does homework work? Homework is the cause of more friction between school and home than any other aspect of education and becomes the prime battlefield when schools, families, and communities view one another as adversaries. This comprehensive third edition tackles all the tough questions: What's the right amount of homework? What role should parents play in the homework process? What is the connection between homework and achievement? Harris Cooper provides educators with terms, definitions, and updated research to hold constructive conversations with students, their families, and the community.Administrators, teachers, and parents can collaborate to make sound decisions about homework policies and guidelines as they learn to evaluate: Variations in homework that can influence achievement Appropriate assignments for different grade levels The influence of parents in the homework process Recent research findings, best practices, and updated policy guidelines. This essential reference offers teachers and parents the opportunity to end the battle and turn homework into a cooperative effort to promote student learning.
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37.18 USD

The Battle Over Homework: Common Ground for Administrators, Teachers, and Parents

by Harris M. Cooper
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School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice offers school social work students and veteran practitioners a new framework for choosing their interventions based on the best available evidence. It is the first work that synthesizes the evidence-based practice (EBP) process with recent conceptual frameworks of school social work clinical ...
School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice
School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice offers school social work students and veteran practitioners a new framework for choosing their interventions based on the best available evidence. It is the first work that synthesizes the evidence-based practice (EBP) process with recent conceptual frameworks of school social work clinical practice offered by leading scholars and policymakers. Many other books on EBP try to fit empirically-validated treatments into practice contexts without considering the multiple barriers to implementing evidence-based practices in places as complicated and multi-faceted as schools. Additionally, there are vital questions in the literature about what the best levels for intervention (micro- or macro-) are in school social work. This volume will acknowledge the complexity of applying EBP in schools, and offer a conceptual framework that addresses the real-world concerns of practitioners as they struggle to provide the best services to their school clients. School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice synthesizes these important and exciting ideas in school social work practice. Written by four school social work scholars with over four decades of theoretical, research, and practice experience, this volume will be relevant to both research faculty studying school social work interventions and students learning about school social work practice.
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31.450000 USD

School Social Work: An Evidence-Informed Framework for Practice

by Andy Frey, Susan Stone, Michael Kelly, James C. Raines
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An introduction to Quality Circle Time, focusing on raising self esteem. Thirty imaginative lesson plans, ideal for KS1 and KS2.
Circle Time: A Practical Book of Circle Time Lesson Plans
An introduction to Quality Circle Time, focusing on raising self esteem. Thirty imaginative lesson plans, ideal for KS1 and KS2.
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18.50 USD

Circle Time: A Practical Book of Circle Time Lesson Plans

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This is the book for ELT teachers at all levels! Packed with important and up-to-the-minute information, Effective Teachers, Effective Schools reviews how English is taught to English language students in the school systems of Australia, Canada, England and the United States. For each country, Mary Ashworth, an internationally recognized expert ...
Effective Teachers, Effective Schools: Second-language Teaching in Australia, Canada, England and the United States
This is the book for ELT teachers at all levels! Packed with important and up-to-the-minute information, Effective Teachers, Effective Schools reviews how English is taught to English language students in the school systems of Australia, Canada, England and the United States. For each country, Mary Ashworth, an internationally recognized expert in the field of second language teaching and learning, includes a summary of the history of ESL/ELT in that country, and of the programs and policies that affect the teaching of English there. She has also included chapters reviewing and comparing teaching methods, teacher qualifications and bilingual education, as well as the contributions of parents and communities in each of the different countries. The Table of Contents reveals the breadth and depth of Mary Ashworth's survey, emphasizing this book's value as either a standard reference or as a sourcebook and handbook for practicing ESL teachers. All the four countries surveyed are covered in every chapter.Within each, there are up to 10 sub-sections examining different aspects of the chapter subject. At the end of the book there is a list of abbreviations of important organizations and terminology related to the profession, and the book concludes with an invaluable bibliography, pointing the way to further reading and research. Audience: All practicing language teachers and teachers in training.
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13.16 USD

Effective Teachers, Effective Schools: Second-language Teaching in Australia, Canada, England and the United States

by Mary Ashworth
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State and Schools argues that the American educational model represents a third way of organizing the provision of schooling, and that this accounts for some of its strengths as well as some of its weaknesses. Charles L. Glenn looks closely at the tradition of democratic localism in the management of ...
The American Model of State and School: An Historical Inquiry
State and Schools argues that the American educational model represents a third way of organizing the provision of schooling, and that this accounts for some of its strengths as well as some of its weaknesses. Charles L. Glenn looks closely at the tradition of democratic localism in the management of schooling, and the powerful and anti-democratic effect of the emerging education 'profession,' which has in some respects the characteristics of a religious movement more than of a true profession. A sweeping chronological survey, State and Schools includes chapters on the colonial background, schooling in the New Republic, the creation of an education profession, and the progressive education movement, among others. Glenn's primary purpose, in this authoritative and thoroughly researched book, is to illustrate the deep roots of ways of thinking about schools that have made it difficult for policy-makers and the public to do what needs to be done to enable schools to function as they should, for our society and for future generations.
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38.800000 USD

The American Model of State and School: An Historical Inquiry

by Charles Glenn
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We often hear about the growing divide between rich and poor in America. This compelling expose, backed by up-to-date research, locates the source of this trend where we might least expect to find it - in our schools. Written for a wide audience, Tearing Down the Gates is a powerful ...
Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education
We often hear about the growing divide between rich and poor in America. This compelling expose, backed by up-to-date research, locates the source of this trend where we might least expect to find it - in our schools. Written for a wide audience, Tearing Down the Gates is a powerful indictment of American education that shows how schools, colleges, and universities exacerbate inequality by providing ample opportunities for advantaged students while shutting the gates on the poor - and even the middle class. Peter Sacks tells the stories of young people and families as they struggle to negotiate the educational system. He introduces students like Ashlea, who grew up in a trailer park and who would like to attend college, though she faces constant obstacles that many of her more privileged classmates can't imagine. Woven throughout with voices of Americans both rich and poor, Tearing Down the Gates describes a disturbing situation that has the potential to undermine the American dream, not just for some, but for all of us. At the heart of this book is a question of justice, and Sacks demands that we take a hard look at what equal opportunity really means in the United States today.
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31.450000 USD

Tearing Down the Gates: Confronting the Class Divide in American Education

by Peter Sacks
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Through feedback from teachers and children, The Circle Book gives further ideas and explanations for Quality Circle Time. As always there are great suggestions for games and activities with comments from the users.
The Circle Book
Through feedback from teachers and children, The Circle Book gives further ideas and explanations for Quality Circle Time. As always there are great suggestions for games and activities with comments from the users.
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18.50 USD

The Circle Book

by Jenny Mosley
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Our principal concern in this book is to understand three important ideas: learning, technology and innovation, and to examine these ideas and the relationships between them in situ; that is, we examine a number of cases of learning technologies in action in two countries, England and Brazil. The purpose of ...
Education for Innovation and Independent Learning
Our principal concern in this book is to understand three important ideas: learning, technology and innovation, and to examine these ideas and the relationships between them in situ; that is, we examine a number of cases of learning technologies in action in two countries, England and Brazil. The purpose of our study is to provide an explanation of the means to, and constraints on, improvements to educational policies and practices, with particular reference to innovation. We have a plethora of theoretical models that in attempting to deal with causal relations usually come to the conclusion that there are socio-economic-cultural constraints, but these observations largely remain at an abstract level and/or come to very general conclusions that are not of particular help to practitioners in the field. These issues can only be properly addressed after examining the empirical reality and having a spectrum of cases to analyze. By combining the theoretical and the practical, our aim is to explain how and under what conditions new modes of learning can be put into practice successfully and sustainably, in order for the learner to develop innovatory skills and dispositions for work and in the life course.
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41.950000 USD

Education for Innovation and Independent Learning

by David Scott, Ronaldo Mota
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This groundbreaking volume considers whether the question of the high school's seeming demise is exaggerated and why it is experiencing the many problems that it does. Essays focus on the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
The Death of the Comprehensive High School?: Historical, Contemporary, and Comparative Perspectives
This groundbreaking volume considers whether the question of the high school's seeming demise is exaggerated and why it is experiencing the many problems that it does. Essays focus on the United States, the United Kingdom, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand.
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36.750000 USD

The Death of the Comprehensive High School?: Historical, Contemporary, and Comparative Perspectives

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Am I doing the right thing in my classroom? Are my students learning all they could? Is there anything I could do to gain even more satisfaction from my job? Am I teaching well? If you ask yourself questions like these but aren't quite sure how to go about finding ...
Am I Teaching Well?: Self-Evaluation Strategies for Effective Teachers
Am I doing the right thing in my classroom? Are my students learning all they could? Is there anything I could do to gain even more satisfaction from my job? Am I teaching well? If you ask yourself questions like these but aren't quite sure how to go about finding the answers, this book is for you! Am I Teaching Well? Self-Evaluation Strategies for Effective Teachers is a resource for classroom practitioners, pre-service teachers and teacher trainers. Each chapter presents a series of self-assessment tasks that will help you reflect and improve on a wide range of aspects of your teaching practice. Topics include organizing for instruction, designing programs and lessons, using resources and integrating technology, classroom presentation, responding to student questions and encouraging participation, providing feedback, increasing motivation, assessment, program evaluation, and professional development. Numerous self-evaluation exercises are fully photocopiable without infringement of copyright, and the book is illustrated throughout with humorous drawings. The book concludes with an appendix that takes you step by step through procedures for self-evaluation using video or audio recording, a particularly effective strategy that will really let you see yourself as others do. Written by two experienced teachers in a direct, down to earth, light-hearted style, Am I teaching well? offers not only opportunities for self-assessment but also detailed information on positive teaching practice. The authors' background in language teaching is highlighted in special sections that will be of particular interest to those teaching foreign or second languages to learners of all ages. With its comprehensive scope and easy-to-follow, hands-on approach, Am I teaching well? is sure to become a career-long partner for all teachers interested in working toward excellence in their classroom performance. Audience: Newly qualified to experienced teachers as well as teacher trainers interested in improving their classroom practices.
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Am I Teaching Well?: Self-Evaluation Strategies for Effective Teachers

by Hanna Cabaj, Vesna Nikolic
Paperback / softback
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