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Native Students at Work: American Indian Labor and Sherman Institute's Outing Program, 1900-1945

by Kevin Whalen & Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert

Native Students at Work tells the stories of Native people from around the American Southwest who participated in labor programs at Sherman Institute, a federal Indian boarding school in Riverside, California....

On Poverty and Learning: On Poverty and Learning: Readings from Educational Leadership (EL Essentials)

by Marge Scherer

Insightful and passionate pieces from Educational Leadership that will help you better understand how poverty affects learning and how educators can make a positive difference.

Yours Faithfully, Florence Burke: An Irish Immigrant Story

by Ellen B Alden & Susan Leone

Irish immigrant Florence Burke has lived in Massachusetts for more than a decade but he’s still a tenant farmer and his family lives in near-poverty. He came to America for a better life, but many people in...

The Art of the College Essay: Second Edition

by Gabrielle Glancy

"You can do this," Glancy tells us. "I'll show you how." Face-to-face with a blank page and the pressure of writing the most important essay of their lives-the college essay-students often encounter what successful...

Six Degrees of Education: From Teaching in Mumbai to Investment Research in New York

by Ignatius Chithelen

Ignatius Chithelen views himself as a goat rather than as an Asian Tiger - he read Dostoevsky instead of mastering calculus, while in college in Mumbai. Though he got six degrees, his going to college was...

Quick and Easy Ways to Connect with Students and Their Parents, Grades K-8: Improving Student Achievement Through Parent Involvement

by Diane Mierzwik

The research is indisputable. The more involved parents are with their child’s education, the more successful that child will be in school. Therefore, finding ways as a teacher to reach out to students and...

A Philosopher Reads... Marvel Comics' Civil War: Exploring the Moral Judgment of Captain America, Iron Man, and Spider-Man

by White D Mark

We love to see superheroes fight, whether to protect innocent people from supervillains or to save the world. But superheroes also fight each other, and if we can look past the energy blasts and earth-shattering...

Educational Reconstruction

Publishing and the Academic World: Passion, purpose and possible futures

by Ciaran Sugrue & Sefika Mertkan

Within the Academy, itself a changing and increasingly entrepreneurial entity, publishing is no longer an option; it is the universal currency that secures a position, tenure and promotion; it is key to academic...

The Arthurdale Community School: Education and Reform in Depression Era Appalachia

by Sam F. Jr. Stack

The first of many homestead communities designed during the rollout of the New Deal, Arthurdale, West Virginia, was a bold experiment in progressive social planning. At the center of the settlement was the school,...

Performing Pedagogy in Early Modern England: Gender, Instruction, and Performance

by Kathryn M. Moncrief & Kathryn R. McPherson

Performing Pedagogy in Early Modern England: Gender, Instruction, and Performance features essays questioning the extent to which education, an activity pursued in the home, classroom, and the church, led to,...

Political Pressures on Educational and Social Research: International perspectives

by Karen Trimmer

 Political Pressures on Educational and Social Research draws upon a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches to consider the problems that can arise when research findings diverge from political...

I am five and I go to school: Early Years Schooling in New Zealand, 1900-2010

by Helen May

The twentieth century was a time of great change in early years education. As the century opened, the use of Froebel's kindergarten methods infiltrated more infant classrooms. The emergence of psychology as...

Black Student Politics: Higher Education and Apartheid from SASO to SANSCO, 1968-1990

by Saleem Badat

Black Student Politics, Higher Education and Apartheid examines two black national higher education student political organizations - the South African National Students' Congress (SANSCO) and the South African...

Lights of Consciousness:  A Sufi view of Science & Spirituality

by Adnan Al Adnani

The aim of this book is to show that scientific and spiritual quests are one and the same. The search for truth, the truth of our existence, is one in which consciousness is its essential reality that drives...

Bullied: Tales of Torment, Identity, and Youth

by Keith Berry

In this examination of the ubiquitous practice of bullying among youth, compelling first person stories vividly convey the lived experience of peer torment and how it impacted the lives of five diverse young...

Expanding Curriculum Theory: Dis/positions and Lines of Flight

by William M. Reynolds & Julie A. Webber

Expanding Curriculum Theory, Second Edition carries through the major focus of the original volume-to reflect on the influence of Deleuze and Guattari's concept of "lines of flight" and its application to curriculum...

Through My Magnifying Glass

by Aryan Shanker

Aryan Shanker is 11 yr-old student of Grade 6 at UWCSEA East, Singapore. He loves writing, sports and food. He likes to be called "Mr. Cool".

"Through My Magnifying Glass", Aryan zooms into moments that have...

Education in Times of Environmental Crises: Teaching Children to Be Agents of Change

by Ken Winograd

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...

Higher-Order Growth Curves and Mixture Modeling with Mplus: A Practical Guide

by Kandauda K.A.S. Wickrama, Tae Kyoung Lee & Catherine Walker O'Neal

This practical introduction to second-order and growth mixture models using Mplus introduces simple and complex techniques through incremental steps. The authors extend latent growth curves to second-order growth...