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Animal Rights

Political and Social Change in Britain since 1800

by Hilda Kean

<p>In the late twentieth century animals are news. Parliamentary debates, protests against fox hunting and television programs like <em>Animal**Hospital</em> all focus on the way in which we treat animals and on what that says about our own ...

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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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Beats, Rhymes, and Classroom Life

Hip-Hop Pedagogy and the Politics of Identity

by Marc Lamont Hill

<p>For over a decade, educators have looked to capitalize on the appeal of hip-hop culture, sampling its language, techniques, and styles as a way of reaching out to students. But beyond a fashionable hipness, what does hip-hop have to offer our

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Beyond the Tiger Mom

East-West Parenting for the Global Age

by Maya Thiagarajan

<p><strong>How do Asian parents prime their children for success from a young age by encouraging them to achieve academic excellence? Why do Asian kids do so well in math and science? What is the difference between an Asian upbringing and a ...

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Beyond Tolerance

Real World Literacy Teaching and Learning for PreK-6

by Dierdre G. Paul

<p><em>Beyond Tolerance</em> is a hopeful, optimistic book focused on creating positive and sustained social change through engagement with beautiful, sometimes complex, and consistently interesting multiethnic children’s literature. It presents

ISBN: 9781475833263

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Beyond Tourism

A Practical Guide to Meaningful Educational Travel

by Kenneth Cushner

<p>If young people are to be adequately prepared for a complex and interdependent global society, educational experiences must consider the broader world in which teachers and their students live. Teachers can be central to the process of ...

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Bilingual and ESL Classrooms

Teaching in Multicultural Contexts

by Mary Carol Combs, Eugene E. García & Carlos J. Ovando

<p>Now in its 6th Edition, this classic text integrates theory and practice to provide comprehensive coverage of bilingual and ESL education. The text covers the foundations of bilingual and ESL education and provides a strong focus on what the ...

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Biography-Driven Culturally Responsive Teaching, Second Edition

by Socorro G. Herrera

<p>Culturally responsive pedagogy, literacy, and English learner education expert Socorro Herrera has updated this bestseller to clarify, focus, and redefine concepts for the continued professional development of educators serving culturally and

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Black Education: A Transformative Research and Action Agenda for the New Century

by King, Joyce E.

This volume presents the findings and recommendations of the American Educational Research Association's (AERA) Commission on Research in Black Education (CORIBE) and offers new directions for research and practice. By commissioning an ...

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Black Faculty in the Academy: Narratives for Negotiating Identity and Achieving Career Success

by Bonner II, Fred A.

<P>Through candid discussions and personal counter-narrative stories, <I>Black Faculty in the Academy</I> explores the experiences and challenges faced by faculty of color in academe. Black faculty in predominantly White college and university ...

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Braiding Histories

Learning from Aboriginal Peoples’ Experiences and Perspectives

by Susan D. Dion

<p>This book proposes a new pedagogy for addressing Aboriginal subject material, shifting the focus from an essentializing or “othering” exploration of the attributes of Aboriginal peoples to a focus on historical experiences that inform our ...

ISBN: 9780774858489

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BrownEyed Leaders of the Sun

A Portrait of Latina/o Educational Leaders

by Frank Hernandez & Elizabeth T. Murakami

<p>This volume focuses on the important relationship between racial and ethnic identity and requirements for Latino/a educational leaders today. As the racial and ethnic diversity of communities continues to rise, there is an increasing need for

ISBN: 9781681234519

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Building on Resilience

Models and Frameworks of Black Male Success Across the P-20 Pipeline

by Fred A. Bonner II

How do we fix the leaky educational pipeline into a conduit of success for Black males?<br /><br />That the issue is critical is demonstrated by the statistics that only 10% of Black males in the United States are proficient in 8th grade ...

ISBN: 9781579229641

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Campus Schools

New York City's Solution to Underperforming and Violent Schools

by Mónica Ortiz

<p>This book delves into the concept of collaborative leadership in campus principals charged with the task of transitioning two large underperforming and violent schools to campuses of small schools while learning to collaboratively manage a ...

ISBN: 9781475815276

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Celebrity

by Chris Rojek

<p>In contemporary society, the cult of celebrity is inescapable. Anyone can be turned into a celebrity, and anything can be made into a celebrity event. Celebrity has become a part of everyday life, a common reference point. But how have people

ISBN: 9781861895578

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Centering Women of Color in Academic Counterspaces

A Critical Race Analysis of Teaching, Learning, and Classroom Dynamics

by Annemarie Vaccaro & Melissa J. Camba-Kelsay

<p><em>Centering Women of Color in Academic Counterspaces</em> offers a rich critical race feminist analysis of teaching, learning, and classroom dynamics among diverse students in a classroom counterspace centered on women of color. Annemarie ...

ISBN: 9781498517119

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Chinese Education From the Perspectives of American Educators: Lessons Learned from Study-Abroad Experiences

by Wang, Chuang

This book is written by a diverse cohort of American educators, including professors, teachers, and school administrators from pre-K to college levels. They come from disciplinary areas of child development, special education, English as a ...

ISBN: 9781681231846

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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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City Kids

Transforming Racial Baggage

by Maria Kromidas, Ph.D

<p>Cosmopolitanism—the genuine appreciation of cultural and racial diversity—is often associated with adult worldliness and sophistication. Yet, as this innovative new book suggests, children growing up in multicultural environments might be the

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City Kids: Transforming Racial Baggage

by Kromidas, Maria

<DIV><I>City Kids</I> profiles fifth-graders in one of New York City&rsquo;s most diverse public schools, detailing how they collectively developed a sophisticated understanding of race that challenged many of the stereotypes, myths, and ...

ISBN: 9780813584812

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