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Circulating Communities: The Tactics and Strategies of Community Publishing (Cultural Studies/Pedagogy/Activism)
Circulating Communities: The Tactics and Strategies of Community Publishing (Cultural Studies/Pedagogy/Activism)
by Paula Mathieu
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Circulating Communities: The Tactics and Strategies of Community Publishing, edited by Paula Mathieu, Steve Parks, and Tiffany Rousculp, represents the first attempt to gather the myriad of community and college publishing projects, providing not only... (read more)

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Service-Learning: History, Theory, and Issues
Service-Learning: History, Theory, and Issues
by Bruce W. Speck
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Although service-learning programs can have diverse theoretical roots, faculty who engage their students in service-learning may not be be cognizant of alternatives to the one they adopt. This book presents not only a historical perspective, but it also... (read more)

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New Directions for Evaluation #91: New Directions for Evaluation, Outcomes of Welfare Reform for Families Who Leave Tanf, No. 91 Fall 2
New Directions for Evaluation #91: New Directions for Evaluation, Outcomes of Welfare Reform for Families Who Leave Tanf, No. 91 Fall 2
by E. Michael Foster
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The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 transformed the focus of welfare policy in the United States. Instead of the entitlement to cash assistance embodied in the Aid to Families with Dependent Children, Temporary... (read more)

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Ideology, Discourse, and School Reform (Critical Studies in Education and Culture Series)
Ideology, Discourse, and School Reform (Critical Studies in Education and Culture Series)
by Zeus Leonardo
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Leonardo introduces an integrated theory of ideology that examines its necessary, negative, and positive functions. A three-dimensional theory highlights the concept of ideology during the reform process and links it to domination. Through an ideological... (read more)

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Ethical Visions of Education: Philosophy in Practice
Ethical Visions of Education: Philosophy in Practice
by David T. Hansen
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Putting good ideas into practice is one of the greatest challenges facing any educator. Eminent thinkers-John Dewey, Jane Addams, and others-dedicated their lives to producing ways of thinking about education and human welfare that have influenced many... (read more)

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Understanding the Whole Student: Holistic Multicultural Education
Understanding the Whole Student: Holistic Multicultural Education
by Clifford Mayes
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In Understanding the Whole Student the authors contend that good education is, and must be, multicultural in order to gain a deeper perspective on issues under analysis in the classroom through the sharing and negotiating of many different cultural... (read more)

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Additive Schooling in Subtractive Times Additive Schooling in Subtractive Times: Bilingual Education and Dominican Immigrant Youth in the Heibilingual
Additive Schooling in Subtractive Times Additive Schooling in Subtractive Times: Bilingual Education and Dominican Immigrant Youth in the Heibilingual
by Lesley Bartlett
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An unusually successful approach to bilingual education for Dominican immigrant teens in a New York City high... (read more)

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Be the Change: Teacher, Activist, Global Citizen
Be the Change: Teacher, Activist, Global Citizen
by Rita Verma
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This book examines the ways young people engage in action, dialogue, and activism, and how they become global citizens. The essays in the book illustrate how young people with deep convictions on how to change the world make a difference in their... (read more)

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White Teachers / Diverse Classrooms: Creating Inclusive Schools, Building on Students Diversity, and Providing True Educational Equity
White Teachers / Diverse Classrooms: Creating Inclusive Schools, Building on Students Diversity, and Providing True Educational Equity
by Julie G. Landsman
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The point of departure for this new edition, as it was for the first, is the unacceptable reality that, for students of color, school is often not a place to learn but a place of low expectations and failure. In urban schools with concentrations of... (read more)

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Mutuality in the Rhetoric and Composition Classroom (Studies in Writing & Rhetoric)
Mutuality in the Rhetoric and Composition Classroom (Studies in Writing & Rhetoric)
by David L. Wallace
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In Mutuality in the Rhetoric and Composition Classroom, David L. Wallace and Helen Rothschild Ewald point out the centrality of rhetoric in the academy, asserting the intimate connection between language and knowledge making. They also stress the need... (read more)

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Humanist Educational Treatises
Humanist Educational Treatises
by Craig W. Kallendorf
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The disciplines now known as the humanities emerged in their modern form during the Italian Renaissance as the result of an educational movement begun by humanist teachers, writers, and scholars in the early fourteenth century. These educators argued for... (read more)

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God vs. Darwin: The War Between Evolution and Creationism in the Classroom
God vs. Darwin: The War Between Evolution and Creationism in the Classroom
by Mano Singham
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In God vs. Darwin, Mano Singham dissects the legal battle between evolution and creationism in the classroom beginning with the Scopes Monkey trial in 1925 and ending with an intelligent design trial in Dover, Pennsylvania, in 2005. A publicity stunt... (read more)

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Hidden Dangers to Kids' Learning: A Parent Guide to Cope with Educational Roadblocks
Hidden Dangers to Kids' Learning: A Parent Guide to Cope with Educational Roadblocks
by Betsy Gunzelmann
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This second edition to Hidden Dangers to Kid s Learning: Parent Guide to Cope with Educational Roadblocks gives more insight into ways parents can understand and help their academically struggling child. Parents and their children can be empowered to... (read more)

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The First Three Years in Teaching: A Guide for New Teachers in Secondary Schools
The First Three Years in Teaching: A Guide for New Teachers in Secondary Schools
by Michael Hammond
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This guide charts the NQT's next steps in teaching from finishing a teacher training programme, through to the probationary year, and then into the comparatively settled routine of the second and third years of teaching. Suitable for all new teachers in... (read more)

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Exemplary Instruction in the Middle Grades: Teaching That Supports Engagement and Rigorous Learning
Exemplary Instruction in the Middle Grades: Teaching That Supports Engagement and Rigorous Learning
by Diane Lapp
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Offering fresh alternatives to common instructional practices that fail to get results, this accessible, highly practical guide highlights ways to motivate middle school students while enhancing content-area learning. Each chapter features an... (read more)

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Debunking the Middle-Class Myth: Why Diverse Schools Are Good for All Kids
Debunking the Middle-Class Myth: Why Diverse Schools Are Good for All Kids
by Eileen Gale Kugler
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Many parents search for a _good_ school to enroll their children. They look at the school's standardized test scores and check out demographic statistics, but fail to investigate the strengths of these schools that have a vibrant mix of races and... (read more)

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Rti Assessment Essentials for Struggling Learners
Rti Assessment Essentials for Struggling Learners
by John J. Hoover
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'This book uses a practical approach to early intervention for struggling learners, while keeping in mind the cultural and linguistic considerations for English language learners. Applying the RTI strategies in this book takes the guesswork out of... (read more)

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Dear Josie: Witnessing the Hopes and Failures of Democratic Education
Dear Josie: Witnessing the Hopes and Failures of Democratic Education
by Joseph Featherstone
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-175) and index.... (read more)

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Improving Multicultural Education: Lessons from the Intergroup Education Movement
Improving Multicultural Education: Lessons from the Intergroup Education Movement
by Cherry A. Mcgee Banks
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Student diversity is increasing in US classrooms at an unprecedented rate. After tracing the development of the 1950s intergroup education movement, Banks (education, U. of Washington-Bothell) mines lessons from its mixed record in fostering tolerance... (read more)

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Power, Privilege, and Education: Pedagogy, Curriculum, and Student Outcomes
Power, Privilege, and Education: Pedagogy, Curriculum, and Student Outcomes
by Greg Wiggan
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Provides perspectives on the dynamics of power and privilege in education. This book offers recommendations and policy considerations that are aimed at increasing social justice in education and improving student performance and student outcomes.... (read more)

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