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Theory of the religious and art education in contemporary research

by Tomáš Jablonský & Dušan Kováč-Petrovský

Man is created by God, as the unity of matter and of the Spirit. These two facts cannot be separated from each other, in order that they will not disrupt the integrity wanted by God. Man needs to nurture and...


A Forgotten Sisterhood

by Audrey Thomas McCluskey

Emerging from the darkness of the slave era and Reconstruction, black activist women Lucy Craft Laney, Mary McLeod Bethune, Charlotte Hawkins Brown, and Nannie Helen Burroughs founded schools aimed at liberating...


Leadership and the reform of education

by Helen M. Gunter

Western politicians consider that leadership is essential for the delivery of educational reform. This important and timely book examines how leaders, leading and leadership became the dominant theme in education....


The Sumner Story

by Wilma F. Bonner

For the first three quarters of the twentieth century, in the heart of our nation, there thrived a safe haven which nurtured great aspirations of thousands of African American youth and their families. ?The...


Understanding Teenage Girls

by Horace R. Hall & Andrea Brown-Thirston

Understanding Teenage Girls: Culture, Identity and Schooling focuses on a range of social phenomenon that impact the lives of adolescent females of color. The authors highlight the daily challenges that African-American,...


Perception of scientific knowledge in social work

by Emília Janigová

The current period of significant and relatively long-term social changes in the Slovak Republic brings the expected positives, but also negative consequences, especially in the social and socio-economic, or...


The Pyramid Approach

by George Woodrow

The Pyramid Approach was designed by Dr. George Woodrow, Jr. for use by educators. The Pyramid is research-based. It aligns theory with professional practice. In addition, it strives to take what we know and...


Student Mobility

by Jane Stavem

Student mobility is an issue that affects school districts large and small across the nation. Schools can do very little to control the causes of mobility, but a great deal can be done to reduce the negative...


Research Studies in Higher Education

by Abul Pitre, Terence Hicks & Gregory J. Vincent

This groundbreaking book edited by Terence Hicks, a quantitative research professor, and Abul Pitre, a qualitative research professor, builds upon the usefulness of each research method and integrates them by...


Democratic Discipline in Learning Communities

by Clifford H. Edwards

This book describes in detail the attributes of learning communities and how these characteristics help students acquire a sense of moral responsibility and commitment to fellow students. Clifford H. Edwards...


Cutting Costs and Generating Revenues in Education

by Tim L. Adsit & George R. Murdock

At no time in the history of public education has there been such a dramatic discrepancy between accelerated standards and expectations and adequate funding for our schools. Much has been written about how to...


Engaging in Action Research

by Jim Parsons, Kurtis Hewson, Lorna Adrian & Nicole Day

You don’t need a tweed jacket to be a researcher--in thousands of schools across North America, practising teachers conduct studies on best practices, alternative approaches, and effective learning strategies....


Educating for Creativity

by Robert Kelly

Bringing creativity into mainstream educational practice has become a mantra among educators. But what does creative practice in education really look like? Take a journey around the globe with educator and...


Catastrophic School Violence

by Jared M. Scherz & Donna Scherz

This book delves deep into school culture and the school shooter. The authors generate a more comprehensive picture of school violence, including the personal, interpersonal, and environmental factors that help...


Inside the Team

by Janet Burgess & Donna Bates

Inside the Team: Questions and Answers Facing Teacher Leaders is a book for K-12 teachers and leaders who face dilemmas leading teams of peers. With little formal training, few venues for professional conversation,...


Workbook for Preventing Catastrophic School Violence

by Jared M. Scherz

This workbook offers a comprehensive review of existing violence prevention programs, which can help schools evaluate their existing programs and select the right approach for them. The author offers very practical...


Lopsided Schools

by Gerard Giordano

Lopsided Schools introduces readers to the case method and helps the reader to use the case method to examine the scholastic challenges that critics posed from World War I to the present. Some critics have stirred...


Reflectivity and Cultivating Student Learning

by Edward G. Pultorak

Many educator preparation programs have a teacher reflection component and/or model; however, the current available literature provides little information regarding reflection’s impact on teacher performance...


Education is Special for Everyone

by Janet Mulvey, Bruce S. Cooper, Kathryn Accurso & Karen Gagliardi

Reform in education has focused mainly on development of new programs and procedures to increase the achievement of the student in the classroom. Teacher evaluations are now based on how students perform in...


Change the World with Service Learning

by Katy Farber

Change the World with Service Learning is clear, direct and easy to use, and was designed for busy teachers integrating Service Learning into their existing curriculum. This book guides teachers from all content...