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McGraw-Hill's Conquering the New GRE Verbal and Writing

by Kathy Zahler

Be ready for the verbal and writing sections of the GRE General Test. "McGraw-Hill's Conquering GRE Verbal and Writing" offers you intensive review for every kind of verbal question on the GRE, and a well as...


The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach

by Howard Gardner

Merging cognitive science with educational agenda, Gardner makes an eloquent case for restructuring our schools by showing just how ill-suited our minds and natural patterns of learning are to the prevailing...


Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences

by Howard Gardner

First published in 1983 and now available with a new introduction by the author, Gardner's trailblazing book revolutionized the worlds of education and psychology by positing that rather than a single type of...


"Re-Membering" History in Student and Teacher Learning: An Afrocentric Culturally Informed Praxis

by Joyce E. King & Ellen E. Swartz

What kind of social studies knowledge can stimulate a critical and ethical dialog with the past and present? "Re-Membering" History in Student and Teacher Learning answers this question by explaining and illustrating...


Reforms in Islamic Education: International Perspectives

by Charlene Tan

In recent times, there has been intense global interest on and scrutiny of Islamic education. In reforming Islamic schools, what are the key actions initiated and are they contested or negotiated by and among...


The Implementation of Inclusive Education in Beijing: Exorcizing the Haunting Specter of Meritocracy

by Kai Yu

The Chinese educational experience illustrates a vacillation between a socialist egalitarian belief and a liberal cost-effective development model. The apex of China’s education system has become a privileged...


Burning Cash: How Costly Public School Failures Have Charred the American Dream

by Justin A. Collins

By reliably quantifying the nature of student engagement at the classroom level, teachers and administrators are supplied a powerfully telling barometer by which to gauge educational quality. Also left at educational...


Story Power: Breathing Life into History

by Elizabeth Cervini Manvell

When students hear something interesting, something they connect to personally, they pay attention and want to know more. The stories in primary materials - a diary, letter, census record, photograph, official...


Passing the 11+ with Nlp - Nlp Strategies for Supporting Youpassing the 11+ with Nlp - Nlp Strategies for Supporting Your 11 Plus Student R 11 Plus St

by Judy Bartkowiak

The 11+ process is lengthy and tortuous for the children taking the exam and you their parents and teachers. How can we ease the pressure on everyone involved and give our children the very best chance of success?...


Education in Modern China

by R.F. Price

First published in 1970 this re-issues the revised edition of 1979.

This book examines the part played both by tradition and by the Cultural Revolution in the educational system of twentieth century China and...


Community-Based Ethnography: Breaking Traditional Boundaries of Research, Teaching, and Learning

by Ernest T. Stringer, Mary Frances Agnello & Sheila Conant Baldwin

Co-written by a professor and 10 students, this book explores their attempts to come to grips with fundamental issues related to writing narrative accounts purporting to represent aspects of people's lives....


McGraw-Hill's Conquering the New GRE Math: McGraw-Hill's Conquering the New GRE Math

by Robert Moyer

Be ready for the mathematics sections of the GRE General Test--scheduled to be revised in August 2011

McGraw-Hill's Conquering the New GRE Math offers you intensive review for every kind of GRE math question....


Interpretive Ethnography of Education at Home and Abroad

by Louise Spindler

This ambitious and unique volume sets a standard of excellence for research in educational ethnography. The interpretive studies brought together in this volume are outstanding discipline-based analyses of education...


Knowledge of the higher worlds and its attainment

by Rudolf Steiner

Rudolf Steiner’s thought is central in world culture of the past century and has contributed to the growth of humanity through a very particular path. His studies have embraced theosophy, anthroposophy and...


Everybody Present: Mindfulness in Education

by Nikolaj Flor Rotne & Didde Flor Rotne

Everybody Present seeks to create a new kind of culture in our schools: one that counters stress and facilitates learning. It reframes the student-teacher relationship, showing teachers how to supplant antagonism...


Confucianism: A Modern Interpretation

by Chi Yun Chang & Orient Lee

This book is the Magnum Opus dedicated to Mr Chi Yun Chang, a prominent historian as well as the founder of Chinese Culture University. This book illustrates the six elements of Confucius' teachings: Philosophy...


Preparing the Mothers of Tomorrow: Education and Islam in Mandate Palestine

by Ela Greenberg

From the late nineteenth century onward, men and women throughout the Middle East discussed, debated, and negotiated the roles of young girls and women in producing modern nations. In Palestine, girls' education...


Great South African Teachers: A Tribute to South Africa's Great Teachers from the People Whose Lives They Changed

by Jonathan Jansen

At a time when newspapers are full of the woes of the South African education system and stories of teachers who let the children in their classes down, this book shows that this is not the whole picture; it...


How to Fix South Africa's Schools: Lessons from Schools That Work

by Jonathan Jansen & Molly Blank

South Africa has an education crisis, despite the fact that the government spends the biggest slice of its budget on education, more than any other African country. And yet the crisis persists. Jansen and Blank...


How to Go to College on a Shoe String: The Insider's Guide to Grants, Scholarships, Cheap Books, Fellowships, and Other Financial Aid Secrets

by Ann Marie O'Phelan

There is more financial aid available than ever before, over $134 billion. In this comprehensive book you will be privy to the more than 2,200 programs that offer scholarships, internships, or loans to more...