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5 Tales of India

Folktales, Fairy Tales, Myths, and Legends of India and Pakistan

by Aaron Shepard

<p>Traditional tales are retold by a master storyteller in this collection of folktales, myths, and legends from India and Pakistan. The stories are: </p> <p>THE GIFTS OF THE GRASSCUTTER </p> <p>Wali Dad, a humble grasscutter, never asked for ...

ISBN: 9781508047926

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A Jungle Named Academia

Approaches to Self-Development and Growth

by Yukiko Inoue-Smith

<p>Professional ethics require continuous self-improvement of professors, through writing, reading, and learning: no less than for students. Promoting excellence in scholarship, mentoring students in their research, and effectively teaching, are

ISBN: 9780761866718

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A Language of Freedom and Teacher’s Authority

Case Comparisons from Turkey and the United States

by Peter McLaren, Hasan Hüseyin Aksoy, Birol Algan & others

<p>A Language of Freedom and Teacher’s Authority: <em>Case Comparisons from Turkey and the United States</em> explores dimensions of authority that are deeply embedded in the profession of teaching. It examines critical dimensions of the ...

ISBN: 9781498524667

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An Introduction to the Internationalization of Higher Education

Essential Topics

by Ali Arabkheradmand, Enayat A. Shabani, Amir Zand-Moghadam & others

<p>Internationalization of higher education is a concept that is currently making its way to every corner of the globe. <em>An Introduction to the Internationalization of Higher Education</em> aims to provide the reader with an introduction to ...

ISBN: 9780761864714

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Asia Literate Schooling in the Asian Century

by Christine Halse

<p>Globalization, migration, transnational movements and the development of the tiger economies of Asia have led education leaders and policy makers around the world but particularly in Australia, the USA, Canada, and New Zealand to view schools

ISBN: 9781317806608

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Bambini

The Italian Approach to Infant/Toddler Care

by Lella Gandini & Carolyn P. Edwards

<p>This volume is a timely contribution to the burgeoning dialogue on the Reggio Emilia approach, and features the work of prominent scholars, policy-makers, researchers, administrators, and practicing teachers who have created and directed the ...

ISBN: 9780807775264

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Child Cultures, Schooling, and Literacy

Global Perspectives on Composing Unique Lives

by Anne Haas Dyson

<p>Through analysis of case studies of young children (ages 3 to 8 years), situated in different geographic, cultural, linguistic, political, and socioeconomic sites on six continents, this book examines the interplay of childhoods, schooling, ...

ISBN: 9781317567226

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China’s Education, Curriculum Knowledge and Cultural Inscriptions

Dancing with The Wind

by Weili Zhao

<p>With a focus on the role of discourse and language in education, this book examines China’s educational reform from an original perspective that avoids mapping on Westernized educational sensibilities to a Chinese environment. Zhao untangles ...

ISBN: 9781351848114

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Chinese-Heritage Students in North American Schools

Understanding Hearts and Minds Beyond Test Scores

by Wen Ma & Guofang Li

<p>This comprehensive look at Chinese-heritage students’ academic, sociocultural, and emotional development in the public schools examines pertinent educational theories; complex (even inconvenient) realities; learning practices in and outside ...

ISBN: 9781317331032

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Comparative Education: Views from Latin America

by Marco Aurelio Navarro Leal

<p>Although in Latin America there are no educational programs specialized in comparative education, as there are in some European, Oriental and North American universities, there are scholars who cultivate this field. With the production of ...

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Constructing Modern Asian Citizenship

by Edward Vickers & Krishna Kumar

<p>In many non-Western contexts, modernization has tended to be equated with Westernization, and hence with an abandonment of authentic indigenous identities and values. This is evident in the recent history of many Asian societies, where ...

ISBN: 9781135007263

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Courtesy Jerk 3: It's Your Fault That Your Kids Suck

Courtesy Jerk, #3

by Nicolas M. Parker

<p data-version='1.1'>If you're lucky enough to have children, then you might be unlucky enough to know about all of the garbage that comes with being a parent. Or at the very least, being the parent for a parent.<br/><em>Courtesy Jerk</em> ...

ISBN: 9781386577225

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Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Japan

Beyond lesson study

by Koji Tanaka, Kanae Nishioka & Terumasa Ishii

<p>This book provides a comprehensive overview of the history and current status of policy, research and practices of curriculum, classroom instruction and assessment in Japan. It outlines the mechanism of curriculum organization and the history

ISBN: 9781317484929

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Dynamics in Education Politics

Understanding and explaining the Finnish case

by Hannu Simola, Jaakko Kauko, Janne Varjo & others

<p><em>Dynamics in Education Politics: Understanding and Explaining the Finnish Case introduces a new theoretical framework characterised as Comparative Analytics of Dynamics in Education Politics (CADEP). Albeit the topicality of comparative ...

ISBN: 9781135084226

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Economization of Education

Human Capital, Global Corporations, Skills-Based Schooling

by Joel Spring

<p>In this timely, cogent analysis of trends and powerful forces shaping global educational policy today, Joel Spring focuses on how economization is making economic growth and increased productivity the main goals of schools, and the ways these

ISBN: 9781317548300

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Educating Marginalized Communities in East and Southeast Asia

State, civil society and NGO partnerships

by Khun Eng Kuah & Jason Eng Thye Tan

<p>Despite the enshrinement by the United Nations in 1948 of education as a universal human right, and despite the ideals espoused in the Education for All declaration in Dakar in 1990, it is patently clear that these ideals remain far from ...

ISBN: 9781317203018

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Educating the Children of Migrant Workers in Beijing

Migration, education, and policy in urban China

by Myra Pong

<p><em>Educating the Children of Migrant Workers in Beijing</em> is a timely book that addresses the gap in the provision of basic education to migrant children in China. It examines the case of Beijing, with a focus on policy implementation at ...

ISBN: 9781317671718

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Global Learning and Education

An introduction

by Andrew Peterson & Paul Warwick

<p>What is globalisation?</p> <p>How are its effects felt by different people across the world?</p> <p>How can we help young people flourish in a world characterised by globalisation?</p> <p>Conflict, poverty, breaches of human rights, and ...

ISBN: 9781317594598

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Educating the Global Environmental Citizen

Understanding Ecopedagogy in Local and Global Contexts

by Greg William Misiaszek

<p>Misiaszek examines the (dis)connection between critical global citizenship education models and ecopedagogy which is grounded in Paulo Freire’s pedagogy. Exploring how concepts of citizenship are affected by globalization, this book argues ...

ISBN: 9781351790734

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Education and Social Transition in the Third World

by Carnoy, Martin

<p>Through a comparative analysis of educational theory and practice, this analytic overview illuminates the larger economic and political changes occurring in five peripheral countries--China, Cuba, Tanzania, Mozambique, and Nicaragua--commonly

ISBN: 9781400860692

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