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Handbook of Research on Reading Comprehension

by Susan E. Israel & Gerald G. Duffy

The Handbook of Research on Reading Comprehension assembles researchers of reading comprehension, literacy, educational psychology, psychology, and neuroscience to document the most recent research on the topic....


The Health Handbook for Schools

by Adrian Brooke & Steve Welton

This handbook allows rapid reference to conditions commonly encountered in school-aged children, and to rare diseases as well. It focuses particularly on the impact of the condition on the child's ability to...


Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Education: A utopian dream

by M. Andrew Holowchak

Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with...


McGraw-Hill's U.S. Citizenship Test with DVD

by Karen Hilgeman, Kristin Sherman & Winifred Ho

For the more than 600,000 who apply for U.S. citizenship each year-an innovative program for success on the new N-400 application

Thousands apply for United States citizenship annually and face the challenge...


Critical Race Theory in Education: All God's Children Got a Song

by Adrienne D. Dixson & Celia K. Rousseau

Although Critical Race Theory (CRT) has been used to analyze difficult issues of race and racism in education for over ten years, the function of CRT in educational research is still not entirely clear. By bringing...


Pregnant Bodies, Fertile Minds: Gender, Race, and the Schooling of Pregnant Teens

by Wendy Luttrell

Focusing on fifty girls enrolled in a model public school program for pregnant teens, Luttrell explores how pregnant girls experience society's view of them and also considers how these girls view themselves...


The Values Debate: A Voice from the Pupils

by Leslie J. Francis

Presents findings from a survey conducted among 30,000 13-15 year olds throughout England and Wales, giving particular attention to social, personal and moral issues.


The Contradictions of the Legacy of Brown V. Board of Education, Topeka (1954): A Special Issue of Educational Studies

Ecojustice and Education: A Special Issue of educational Studies

by Kathryn Ross Wayne & David A. Gruenewald

First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Grammar for Improving Writing and Reading in Secondary School

by Geoff Dean

This practical book is chiefly intended to help English teachers tackle an area of the new English programme that causes anxiety and about which a large proportion are still uncertain: grammar.

Grammar has been...


On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools Are Pushing the Envelope

by Richard Whitmire

The face of American education is evolving-and the roadmap is clear

On the Rocketship: How Top Charter Schools are Pushing the Envelope examines the rise and expansion of leading charter school network Rocketship,...


Motivated Minds

by Deborah Stipek, Ph.D. & Kathy Seal

Motivated Minds--a practical guide to ensuring your child's success in school.

What makes students succeed in school? For the past twenty years, the focus has been on building children's self-esteem to help them...


The Best Teacher in You: How to Accelerate Learning and Change Lives

by Robert E. Quinn, Katherine Heynoski & Mike Thomas

What does teaching look like at its very best? How are great teachers able to ignite a love of learning and change students' lives? In this book you'll learn from seven remarkable teachers who stretch beyond...


Patterns and Profiles of Promising Learners from Poverty

by Joyce VanTassel-Baska

Patterns and Profiles of Promising Learners From Poverty provides a comprehensive review of the issues surrounding the education and inclusion of promising students from poverty in gifted and talented programs....


Latent Variable Modeling Using R: A Step-by-Step Guide

by A. Alexander Beaujean

This step-by-step guide is written for R and latent variable model (LVM) novices. Utilizing a path model approach and focusing on the lavaan package, this book is designed to help readers quickly understand...


Video Research in the Learning Sciences

by Ricki Goldman, Roy Pea & Brigid Barron

Video Research in the Learning Sciences is a comprehensive exploration of key theoretical, methodological, and technological advances concerning uses of digital video-as-data in the learning sciences as a way...


Computing and Educational Studies: A Special Issue of educational Studies

by Jr., Eugene F. Provenzo

This special issue calls for a greater awareness of computing as a critical area of study for those interested in educational studies. Its purpose is to open up a wider dialogue about computing and education...


A Lever Long Enough: A History of Columbia's School of Engineering and Applied Science Since 1864

by Robert McCaughey

In this comprehensive social history of Columbia University’s School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS), Robert McCaughey combines archival research with oral testimony and contemporary interviews to...


College Is Simple

by Chris Hamilton

How are you supposed to know what college is like? It's commonly accepted that your best plan is to graduate high school and then move your entire life to a place of higher education. However, that seems to...


Badass Teachers Unite!: Writing on Education, History, and Youth Activism

by Mark Naison

Mark Naison exposes how dominant Education Reform policies destabilize low income communities.