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Social Justice Education

Inviting Faculty to Transform Their Institutions

by Kathleen Skubikowski, Catharine Wright & Roman Graf

"This collection of essays on social justice in higher education is at once practical and inspiring. Editors Skubikowski, Wright, and Graf have selected essays that explore how faculty can work to infuse social justice goals at multiple levels ...

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Social Radicalism and Liberal Education

by Lindsay Paterson

<p>Liberal education used to command wide political support. Radicals disagreed with conservatives on whether the best culture could be appreciated by everyone, and they disagreed, too, on whether the barriers to understanding it were mainly ...

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How Marketing in School Threatens Children's Well-Being and Undermines their Education

by Alex Molnar & Faith Boninger

<span><span>If you strip away the rosy language of “school-business partnership,” “win-win situation,” “giving back to the community,” and the like, what you see when you look at corporate marketing activities in the schools is example after ...

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Sound Curriculum

Sonic Studies in Educational Theory, Method, & Practice

by Walter S. Gershon

<p>Part of a growing group of works that addresses the burgeoning field of sound studies, this book attends not only to theoretical and empirical examinations, but also to methodological and philosophical considerations at the intersection of ...

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Sound School Finance for Educational Excellence

by Bruce S. Cooper & Stephen V. Coffin

<p>Sound school finance is integral to the provision of a quality education. Indeed, a school district’s budget is the financial representation of its educational plan. Thus, a clarion alert for all teachers: “if it’s not in your budget, it ...

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Starting Strong

A Different Look at Children, School, and Standards

by Patricia F. Carini

<p>In an elegant affirmation of human capacity and creativity, Patricia Carini counters high-stakes testing, the pathologizing of children, and the unrelenting critique of the public schools with a persuasive account of how children, all ...

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Structural Challenges and the Future of Honors Education

by Katherine O'Flaherty & Robert Grover

<p><em>Structural Challenges and the Future of Honors Education</em> is the third volume in an edited series examining the proliferation of honors programs and colleges in American higher education. While honors education has become ubiquitous ...

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Student Learning and Development in Chinese Higher Education

College students' experience in China

by Yuhao Cen

<p>This book provides an essential source for higher education teachers and student affair professionals in China and around the globe, who seek to deepen their understanding of Chinese undergraduate students they work with so as to promote ...

ISBN: 9781317444176

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Studied Ignorance: How Curricular Censorship and Textbook Selection Are Dumbing Down American Education

How Curricular Censorship and Textbook Selection Are Dumbing Down American Education

by Herbert N. Foerstel

<p>Despite concerted efforts from our educators, administrators, and government, American education continues to struggle. The author of this work argues that the decline can be traced to censored curricula, inaccurate textbooks, test-driven ...

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Tales out of School

A Challenge to Catholic Educators

by Linda Marie Arbour

<p><em>Tales Out of School</em> presents a memoir offering a critical examination of the culture that exists with with an analysis of the unconscious and theoretical dimensions of this psychological and sociological agenda. Author Linda Arbour ...

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Teach on Purpose!

Responsive Teaching for Student Success

by Leslie David Burns & Stergios Botzakis

<p>Great teaching is not just a matter of talent or creativity or passion. Teachers are made, not born, and great teachers know why they do what they do in their classrooms. They do it strategically and purposefully based on technique. <em>Teach

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Teacher Evaluation Policies and Practices in Japan

How performativity works in schools

by Masaaki Katsuno

<p>This book explores the impacts of the introduction of new teacher evaluation policies on teachers and head teachers in Japan, particularly that of producing and reinforcing mutual policing relations among teachers and the destabilisation of ...

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Teacher Tenure

An Analysis of the Critical Elements

by Ovid K. Wong & Chak Lau

<p>The purpose of the book is not to further debate the pros and cons of teacher tenure. Rather it examines the critical elements to better prepare teachers for the tenure application and the tenure decision makers to make better informed ...

ISBN: 9781475812855

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Teachers Learn while Students Teach

Inspiring Hearts and Minds

by Steve Sonntag

<p><em>Teachers Learn While Students Teach: Inspiring Hearts And Minds</em> is designed to be a practical guide for student teachers, new teachers, veteran teachers, and retired teachers in order to use their exceedingly important gifts to help ...

ISBN: 9781475815740

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Teaching and Learning about Climate Change

A Framework for Educators

by Daniel P. Shepardson, Anita Roychoudhury & Andrew S. Hirsch

<p>Responding to the issues and challenges of teaching and learning about climate change from a science education-based perspective, this book is designed to serve as an aid for educators as they strive to incorporate the topic into their ...

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Teaching as a Performing Art

by Seymour B. Sarason

<p>In his most recent work and with his usual perceptiveness, Seymour Sarason probes the topic of teaching as a performing art. Refreshingly, Dr. Sarason focuses on the often-overlooked role of teachers in galvanizing an audience—their students.

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Teaching by Heart

The Foxfire Interviews

by Sara Day Hatton

<p>Some of the most prominent educators of our time, including Robert Coles, Vivian Paley, Ted Sizer, Maxine Greene, Alfie Kohn, Parker Palmer, Ira Shor, and Donald Graves reveal their personal stories and offer valuable insights in this ...

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Teaching Climate Change to Adolescents

Reading, Writing, and Making a Difference

by Richard Beach, Jeff Share & Allen Webb

<p><strong>CO-PUBLISHED BY ROUTLEDGE AND THE NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH</strong> <em>Teaching Climate Change to Adolescents</em> is THE essential resource for middle and high school English language arts teachers to help their ...

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Teaching Controversial Issues

The Case for Critical Thinking and Moral Commitment in the Classroom

by Nel Noddings & Laurie Brooks

<p>In this book, eminent educational philosopher Nel Noddings and daughter Laurie Brooks explain how teachers can foster critical thinking through the exploration of controversial issues. The emphasis is on the use of critical thinking to ...

ISBN: 9780807774885

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Teaching Democracy

Unity and Diversity in Public Life

by Walter C. Parker

<p>In <em>Teaching Democracy,</em> Walter Parker makes a unique and thoughtful contribution to the hot debate between proponents of multicultural education and those who favor a cultural literacy approach. Parker conclusively demonstrates that ...

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