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Teaching the Violent Past: History Education and Reconciliation

by Elizabeth A. Cole, Takashi Yoshida & Julian Dierkes

During an armed conflict or period of gross human rights violations, the first priority is a cessation of violence. For the cease-fire to be more than a lull in hostilities and atrocities, however, it must be...


Scale-Up in Education: Issues in Practice

by Barbara Schneider & Sarah-Kathryn McDonald

Scale-Up in Education, Volume 2: Issues in Practice explores the challenges of implementing and assessing educational interventions in varied classroom contexts. Included are reflections on the challenges of...


Differentiated Instruction: Content Area Applications and Other Considerations for Teaching in Grades 5-12 in the Twenty-First Century

by Ervin F. Sparapani

In the current standards-based, accountability-driven world of education, it is difficult for educators to use differentiated instruction to cater to the individual learning needs of each student. This book...


Out of the Revolution: The Development of Africana Studies

by Delores P. Aldridge & Carlene Young

In Out of the Revolution, Delores P. Aldridge and Carlene Young collect thirty-one of the nation's top scholars to provide a complete reference for understanding the impetus for, the development of, and future...


How Students Understand the Past: From Theory to Practice

by Elaine M. Davis

M. Elaine Davis presents a useful text that demonstrates the importance of contemporary learning theory and educational research to the development of effective programs in both formal and informal history and...


Fundamental Freedoms: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

by Facing History and Ourselves

Surveying Eleanor Roosevelt's early years and then concentrating on her life-long commitment as an activist, Fundamental Freedoms tells of Eleanor's pivotal role in creating the Universal Declaration of Human...


The Pull of the Earth: Participatory Ethnography in the School Garden

by Laurie Thorp

A literary ethnography of how a garden at an underserved school changed the educational environment.


Teacher Education, Diversity, and Community Engagement in Liberal Arts Colleges

by Lucy W. Mule

This book examines the promise of and issues related to preparing teachers for cultural diversity through community engagement in the liberal arts colleges. The field of teacher education and small liberal arts...


American Education: A History

by Jr., Jennings L. Wagoner & Wayne J. Urban

American Education: A History, 5e is a comprehensive, highly-regarded history of American education from pre-colonial times to the present. Chronologically organized, it provides an objective overview of each...


Engaging Paulo Freire's Pedagogy of Possibility: From Blind to Transformative Optimism

by Céeacute;sar Augusto Rossatto & Ana Maria Araùugrave;jo Freire

Engaging Paulo Freire's Pedagogy of Possibility is a cross-cultural case study of how people experience schooling in relation to their sense of time and optimism. César Augusto Rossatto examines how real-life...


Who Moved My Laundry?: A Day-By-Day Guide to Your First Year of College Life

by Susan FitzGerald & J. Lee Peters

Your Daily Dose of College Life

Welcome to college--you've just been assigned to work on a group project with kids who never come to class, your roommate keeps eating all your snacks, and to top it all off,...


Antiracist Education: From Theory to Practice

by Julie Kailin

This book combines theory, practice, and ethnography in an exploration of how teachers can fully implement diversity and antiracism as a foundation of their teaching approach. Kailin presents her curriculum,...


A Radical Rethinking of Sexuality and Schooling: Status Quo or Status Queer?

by Eric Rofes

A Radical Rethinking of Sexuality and Schooling offers a startling and original critique of unexamined assumptions and liberal notions about sexuality and education in the United States. Tackling issues ranging...


The First-Year Urban High School Teacher: Holding the Torch, Lighting the Fire

by Carl Weinberg & Paul J. Weinberg

This book presents the experiences of a new math teacher in an urban high school and an analysis of these experiences by a veteran professor and critic of urban education in the United States.


Marxism Against Postmodernism in Educational Theory

by Dave Hill, Peter McLaren & Mike Cole

Written by renowned British and American educational theorists, Marxism Against Postmodernism in Educational Theory-a substantially revised edition of the original 1999 work- examines the infusion of postmodernism...


Towards Methodologically Inclusive Research Syntheses: Expanding Possibilities

by Harsh Suri

Primary research in education and social sciences is marked by a diversity of methods and perspectives. How can we accommodate and reflect such diversity at the level of synthesizing research? What are the critical...


Reimagining Civic Education: How Diverse Societies Form Democratic Citizens

by Bradley Levinson & Doyle Stevick

This volume surveys the new global landscape for democratic civic education. Rooted in qualitative researc, the contributors explore the many ways that notions of democracy and citizenship have been implemented...


Unmasking Identities: An Exploration of the Lives of Gay and Lesbian Teachers

by Janna Marie Jackson

Based on a qualitative research study of gay and lesbian teachers, Unmasking Identities explores how gay and lesbian teachers bring together their identities in a climate where the two have historically been...


The Educated Person: Toward a New Paradigm for Liberal Education

by D. G. Mulcahy

The central argument of this book is that the interrelated ideas of the educated person and a liberal education are in need of serious rethinking. The book contributes to this rethinking through an analysis...


The Pivotal Year: How Freshmen Can Become Sophomores

by Robert L. Marshall

Offers interventions and resources that can make a positive impact upon ninth grade success in high schools around the country.