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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 ...

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Education and Social Dynamics

A Multilevel Analysis of Curriculum Change in Turkey

by Arnd-Michael Nohl & R. Nazli Somel

<p><em>Education and Social Dynamics</em> offers a new approach to analyzing curriculum change by investigating the entanglement of education and society in markedly heterogeneous Turkey, which has recently witnessed nation-wide curriculum ...

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Education Essays

by Eric Schiltz

This book of essays is about education and technology and the use of technology in education. I try to buck the trends in education now and for the past 30+ years. There is one book review. I hope that many people will read that book. I also ...

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Education for Sustainable Happiness and Well-Being

by Catherine O'Brien

<p>In this innovative and cogent presentation of her concept of sustainable happiness, Catherine O’Brien outlines how the leading recommendations for transforming education can be integrated within a vision of <em>well-being for all</em>. ...

ISBN: 9781317248545

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Education in a Postfactual World

From Knowing to Understanding

by Patrick M. Whitehead, Ph.D.

<p>In this book, Whitehead argues against the fact-minded orientation of education and the practice of science. It is not that facts are unhelpful, but they have become a substitute for learning (learning is now tantamount to fact memorization).

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Education in Times of Environmental Crises

Teaching Children to Be Agents of Change

by Ken Winograd

<p>The core assumption of this book is the interconnectedness of humans and nature, and that the future of the planet depends on humans’ recognition and care for this interconnectedness. This comprehensive resource supports the work of ...

ISBN: 9781317371762

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Education Reform

A Self-Scrutinizing Memoir

by Seymour B. Sarason

<p>Professor Sarason candidly confronts his &#8220;errors of omission and commission, mistakes, and emphases&#8221; in his half-century involvement in educational reform. No other major figure in this arena has made public such a searching ...

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Education Research in the Public Interest

Social Justice, Action, and Policy

by Gloria Ladson-Billings & William F. Tate

<p>Acclaimed African American scholar and teacher educator Gloria Ladson-Billings examines the field of teacher education through the accomplishments and contributions of well-known African American teacher educators&#8212;<strong>Lisa Delpit, ...

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Education to Better Their World

Unleashing the Power of 21st-Century Kids

by Marc Prensky

<p>In his most visionary book, internationally renowned educator Marc Prensky presents a compelling alternative to how and what we teach our children. Drawing on emerging world trends, he elaborates a comprehensive vision for K–12 education that

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Educational Experience as Lived: Knowledge, History, Alterity: The Selected Works of William F. Pinar

by Pinar, William F.

<P>In this volume, Pinar enacts his theory of curriculum, detailing the relations among knowledge, history, and alterity. The introduction is Pinar's intellectual life history, naming the contributions he has made to understanding educational ...

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Educational Policy, Narrative and Discourse

by Allan Luke

<p>This collection of Allan Luke’s key writings on educational policy, curriculum, and school reform follows the development and use of critical discourse analyses to study educational policy and practice. Turning to a series of narrative ...

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Empower Thyself!

Life-Changing Biblical and Academic Principles They Dont Teach You in Freshman Seminar

by Jeffrey Sams, MEd

You just received your college acceptance letter and you are thrilled as you celebrate with family and friends. You’re ready to undergo a whirlwind of orientations, explore the beautiful campus and ride that matriculation wave toward your ...

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Engaging Eager and Reluctant Learners

STEM Learning in Action

by Dennis Adams & Mary Hamm

<p>This book will help educators design STEM programs and lessons that foster teamwork and thinking while getting students actively involved in their own learning. There are many practical ideas and lesson plans that will help teachers reach ...

ISBN: 9781475834475

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English For You

by D.K. Atri

<ol> <li> <p>A new approach to develop English language.</p> </li> <li> <p>Learning language through situation.</p> </li> <li> <p>Topic based situation to develop writing skill</p> </li> <li> <p>Time bound topics to develop speaking ...

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Everyday Engagement

Making Students and Parents Your Partners in Learning

by Katy Ridnouer

<p>In this book, author and teacher Katy Ridnouer focuses on the potentially overwhelming, sometimes puzzling, often delicate work of engaging both students and parents in the pursuit of learning and achievement. Structured around the questions ...

ISBN: 9781416612414

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Excellence vs. Equality

Can Society Achieve Both Goals?

by Allan C. Ornstein

<p><em>Excellence vs Equality: Can Society Achieve Both Goals?</em> explores the issues faced by societies attempting to preserve democratic ideals and the common good in an era of incommensurate wealth and opportunity. As differences in ...

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Exemplary Leadership Practices

Learning from the Past to Enhance Future School Leadership

by Peter R. Litchka

<p>This book shares stories of historical figures from the past as well as contemporary school superintendents and principals. The present nature and complexity of leadership is heavily dependent on the past, as we cannot fully understand or ...

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Exploring Teachers in Fiction and Film

Saviors, Scapegoats and Schoolmarms

by Melanie Shoffner

<p>This book about teachers as characters in popular media examines what can be learned from fictional teachers for the purposes of educating real teachers. Its aim is twofold: to examine the constructed figure of the teacher in film, television

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Faculty Work and the Public Good

Philanthropy Engagement and Academic Professionalism

by Genevieve G. Shaker

<p>At a time when faculty roles are under great scrutiny and faculty work itself has an uncertain future, this book offers a new approach to examining academic professionalism. This collection of essays applies a philanthropic lens to ...

ISBN: 9780807773512

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Family Life and School Achievement

Why Poor Black Children Succeed or Fail

by Reginald M. Clark

<p>Working mothers, broken homes, poverty, racial or ethnic background, poorly educated parents—these are the usual reasons given for the academic problems of poor urban children. Reginald M. Clark contends, however, that such structural ...

ISBN: 9780226221441

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