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Educational strategies & policy

Hardcover. A renowned educator-psychologist explains how children learn and how family, classroom, and school practices can help them learn more effectively. In addition to drawing on studies of learning outcomes, the author reveals economic research on teacher education and school choice that challenges many popular assumptions. Num Pages: 118 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: GPQ; JNF; JNK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Hoover Institution Press
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780817949518
ISBN
9780817949518
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 21.48

Paperback. A renowned educator-psychologist explains how children learn and how family, classroom, and school practices can help them learn more effectively. In addition to drawing on studies of learning outcomes, the author reveals economic research on teacher education and school choice that challenges many popular assumptions. Num Pages: 118 pages. BIC Classification: GPQ; JNF; JNK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 10. Weight in Grams: 213.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Hoover Institution Press
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780817949525
ISBN
9780817949525
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.63

Paperback. Num Pages: 84 pages. BIC Classification: JNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 10. Weight in Grams: 163.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Hoover Institution Press
Edition
First
Condition
New
SKU
V9780817949822
ISBN
9780817949822
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.00

Hardcover. Chester E. Finn, Jr. outlines the issues that define, animate, and complicate today's contentious pre-kindergarten debate in American education. Num Pages: 124 pages, figures. BIC Classification: JNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 16. Weight in Grams: 295.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Hoover Institution Press
Edition
First
Condition
New
SKU
V9780817949914
ISBN
9780817949914
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 12.33

Hardcover. In this volume the eleven members of the Koret Task Force on K-12 Education provide a broad overview of the American education system--pulling together basic facts about its structure and operation, identifying key problems that hinder its performance, and offering perspectives on the requirements of genuine reform. Num Pages: 324 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: HBT; JNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 28. Weight in Grams: 712.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Hoover Institution Press
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9780817999414
ISBN
9780817999414
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 34.72

Hardcover. In many societies today, educational aims or goals are commonly characterized in terms of "equality," "equal opportunity," "equal access" or "equal rights," the underlying assumption being that "equality" in some form is an intelligible and sensible educational ideal. Series: Asia Pacific Studies: Past and Present. Num Pages: 204 pages, 15 tables & figs. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF; HBTB; JFFJ; JNF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 237 x 163 x 17. Weight in Grams: 426. Series: Asia Pacific Studies: Past and Present. 204 pages, 15 tables & figs. In many societies today, educational aims or goals are commonly characterized in terms of "equality," "equal opportunity," "equal access" or "equal rights," the underlying assumption being that "equality" in some form is an intelligible and sensible educational ideal. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF; HBTB; JFFJ; JNF. Dimension: 237 x 163 x 17. Weight: 420.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Berghahn Books
Number of pages
204
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857452672
ISBN
9780857452672
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 155.53

Hardcover. This volume presents and analyzes the major trends as well as the scope and the limits of education reform initiatives undertaken in recent years. In curricula and teaching materials, the representations of "Self" and the "Other" offer insights into the contemporary dynamics of identity politics. Editor(s): Alayan, Samira; Rohde, Achim; Dhouib, Sarhan. Num Pages: 286 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FB; JHB; JNF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 237 x 157 x 20. Weight in Grams: 530. Self and Other in Textbooks and Curricula. 286 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. Editor(s): Alayan, Samira; Rohde, Achim; Dhouib, Sarhan. This volume presents and analyzes the major trends as well as the scope and the limits of education reform initiatives undertaken in recent years. In curricula and teaching materials, the representations of "Self" and the "Other" offer insights into the contemporary dynamics of identity politics. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: 1FB; JHB; JNF. Dimension: 237 x 157 x 20. Weight: 530.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Berghahn Books
Number of pages
286
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857454607
ISBN
9780857454607
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 159.10

Paperback. Num Pages: 204 pages. BIC Classification: JNF; JNLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 662.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Redleaf Press
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780970663436
ISBN
9780970663436
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.67

Paperback. This is a manual for training teachers in the Sandtray Play in Education method. It introduces a holistic approach to childhood education that returns the child's natural medium of creative play to the learning environment. Num Pages: 154 pages. BIC Classification: JMC; JNF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 10. Weight in Grams: 240.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Temenos Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780996837804
ISBN
9780996837804
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.80

Hardcover. Through fifty-two interviews with New York City parents in gentrifying neighborhoods, this book examines the school choice process to determine how, through the compounding effect of these parents' many individual choices, a segregated urban school in a gentrifying neighborhood is able to transform into an integrated school. Series: Education Policy. Num Pages: 217 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JNF; JNK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 137 x 224 x 17. Weight in Grams: 390.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
218
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137008992
ISBN
9781137008992
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 50.73
€ 44.94

Paperback. This book presents previously unexamined connections between teaching practices and specific philosophical ideas, locating the prior beliefs and practical knowledge of early childhood practitioners in urban India within the broader social and historical religio-philosophical context. Num Pages: 272 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1FKA; JNF; JNLA; JNT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 434.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Edition
2 Rev ed
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137009258
ISBN
9781137009258
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.73
€ 45.20

Paperback. This book is about education and American imperialism from the War of 1898 to the War on Terror. Very little coordinated or sustained research has been devoted to the broader contours of America, education, and empire. And third, this volume seeks to inspire new directions in the study of American educational history. Num Pages: 204 pages, 1 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JNA; JNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 158 x 12. Weight in Grams: 332.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
204
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137024527
ISBN
9781137024527
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.73
€ 44.54

Hardcover. Offering an overview of the Master's in Literacy program at Hunter College, the authors share its special features including parental and familial involvement, and presents six profiles of struggling readers and successful intervention strategies. The program allows one-to-one tutoring time as well as a community time for small group instruction. Num Pages: 228 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JNFD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 16. Weight in Grams: 420.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
230
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137028631
ISBN
9781137028631
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 50.73
€ 45.14

Paperback. This book offers a comprehensive analysis of President Obama's education agenda. Obama's reforms have drawn skepticism from supporters of traditional public schools. Robert Maranto and Michael McShane believe that the Obama-era reforms have led to successful innovation in both the private and public sector. Series: Education Policy. Num Pages: 199 pages, 9 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: JNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 161 x 11. Weight in Grams: 316.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137030924
ISBN
9781137030924
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.73
€ 45.34

Paperback. In this book, the contributors challenge dominant discourses and practices in the fields of early childhood and middle grades education that are based on the last century's grand developmental theories. Editor(s): Lee, Kyunghwa; Vagle, Mark D. Series: Critical Cultural Studies of Childhood. Num Pages: 277 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JNF; JNH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 157 x 217 x 15. Weight in Grams: 346.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
277
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137031136
ISBN
9781137031136
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 31.88

Hardcover. Comprised of in-depth interviews and conversations with key figures in education and activism that thoroughly examine the intersection of neoliberalism, neocolonialism, and racism, this first-rate collection critically explores, through their teaching, various, important issues situated in the context of Western neoliberalism and neocolonialism. Editor(s): Orelus, Pierre W.; Malott, Curry Stephenson. Series: Postcolonial Studies in Education. Num Pages: 286 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 17. Weight in Grams: 490.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137033925
ISBN
9781137033925
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 50.73
€ 45.57

Hardcover. In exploring the relationship between bureaucratic schooling and the individual child, Waters describes the persistence of educational inequality, child development, and the nature of bureaucracy. The conclusions point out how education bureaucracies frame both schooling and childhood as they relentlessly seek to create ever more perfect children. Num Pages: 267 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JNF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 138 x 20. Weight in Grams: 444.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
268
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137269713
ISBN
9781137269713
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.41

Hardcover. The chapters in this international collection investigate a wide range of theorizations of rurality and literacy; literate practices and pedagogies; questions of place, space, and sustainability; and representations of rurality that challenge simplistic conceptions of standardized literacy and the real-and-imagined world beyond the metropolis. Editor(s): Green, Bill. Num Pages: 304 pages, 4 black & white illustrations, biography. BIC Classification: CFC; JFSF; JNFD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 137 x 22. Weight in Grams: 482.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137275486
ISBN
9781137275486
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 92.24
€ 77.51

Hardcover. This volume identifies, problematizes, and discusses issues specific to the design of educational programs for teacher candidates from working class, ethnic- and language-minority, and immigrant backgrounds, taking as its starting point the distinctive, complex perspectives that these candidates bring to the university classroom. Num Pages: 221 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JNFR; JNMT; JNT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 223 x 137 x 17. Weight in Grams: 386.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137275899
ISBN
9781137275899
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 101.47
€ 84.22

Paperback. The Hope of American School Reform tells the story of the origins of the reform in science and math education. The book is drawn, in part, on new research from previously untapped archival sources. The aim of this work is to contribute to our understanding of a major effort to reform school curricula. Num Pages: 278 pages, biography. BIC Classification: JNF; JNKC; JNKR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 217 x 140 x 15. Weight in Grams: 332.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
278
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137278111
ISBN
9781137278111
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.73
€ 44.74

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