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Chinese Warfighting: The PLA Experience since 1949: The PLA Experience since 1949

Mark A. Ryan & David M. Finkelstein & Michael A. McDevitt

Chinese Warfighting: The PLA Experience since 1949: The PLA Experience since 1949 by Mark A. Ryan & David M. Finkelstein & Michael A. McDevittThis is the first systematic study of modern China's military campaigns and the actual fighting conducted by the People's Liberation Army since the founding of the People's Republic. It provides a general overview of the evolution of PLA military doctrine, and then focuses on major combat episodes from the civil war with the Nationalists to the last significant combat in Vietnam in 1979, in addition to navy and air operations through 1999. In contrast to the many works on the specifics and hardware of China's military modernization, this book discusses such topics as military planning, command,...
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Black Student Politics: Higher Education and Apartheid from SASO to SANSCO, 1968-1990

Saleem Badat

Black Student Politics: Higher Education and Apartheid from SASO to SANSCO, 1968-1990 by Saleem BadatBlack 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 Students' Organization (SASO), popularly associated with Black Consciousness. It analyzes the ideologies and politics and organization of SASO and SANSCO and their intellectual, political and social determinants. It also analyzes their role in the educational, political and social spheres and the factors that shaped their activities. Finally, it assesses their contributions to the popular...
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Resilient Spirits: Disadvantaged Students Making it at an Elite University

Latty Lee Goodwin

Resilient Spirits: Disadvantaged Students Making it at an Elite University by Latty Lee GoodwinThis study explores the identity construction of socioeconomically and educationally disadvantaged students who enter an elite university. This critical ethnography gathered qualitative data about the twenty-three participants through non-participant observation, in-depth interviews, and focus groups. Faculty, staff, and administrators were also interviewed.
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Practical Guide to the Operational Use of the RPG-7 Grenade Launcher

Erik Lawrence

Practical Guide to the Operational Use of the RPG-7 Grenade Launcher by Erik LawrenceThe most current, up to date, full color manual anywhere on the RPG-7 Grenade Launcher system.

Authored by Erik Lawrence, former Special Forces Instructor and owner of one of the most realistic and experienced training companies in the US.

65 pages of great to know information with procedures that have been vetted over time.

50+ color pictures to better explain the listed procedures.

Developed for weapons familiarization classes and instructor development...the best Team Room reference library available.

The objective of this manual is to allow the reader to be able to use the RPG-7 Grenade Launcher...

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Enhancing Teacher Performance: A Toolbox of Strategies to Facilitate Moving Behavior from Problematic to Good and from Good to G

W. George Selig & Linda D. Grooms & Alan A. Arroyo

Enhancing Teacher Performance: A Toolbox of Strategies to Facilitate Moving Behavior from Problematic to Good and from Good to G by W. George Selig & Linda D. Grooms & Alan A. ArroyoQuestions to ponder and case studies serve to not only help leaders look at themselves in terms of their strengths and weaknesses in working with their staffs but also to illustrate the IISS in action. A toolbox of strategies, Enhancing Teacher Performance can be used as a text or on-the-run. The goal is to provide you, the school leader, a way forward in creating an encouraging milieu in your school, working alongside teachers in a true partnership to increase student learning.
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Practical Guide to the Operational Use of the UZI Submachine Gun

Erik Lawrence

Practical Guide to the Operational Use of the UZI Submachine Gun by Erik LawrenceThe most current, up to date, full color manual anywhere on the UZI Submachinegun.

Authored by Erik Lawrence, former Special Forces Instructor and owner of one of the most realistic and experienced training companies in the US.

51 pages of great to know information with procedures that have been vetted over time.

30+ color pictures to better explain the listed procedures.

Developed for weapons familiarization classes and instructor development...the best Team Room reference library available.

The objective of this manual is to allow the reader to be able to use the UZI Submachinegun safely and competently....

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Causes & Cures in the Classroom: Getting to the Root of Academic and Behavior Problems

Margaret Searle

Causes & Cures in the Classroom: Getting to the Root of Academic and Behavior Problems by Margaret Searle

Whether students leave the classroom confident and goal-directed or frustrated and aimless depends on our ability to do two things: diagnose their needs and deliver support. This challenge can be daunting when students come to school with weak vocabulary, poor planning and organization skills, and problems with memory, impulse control, and attention span.

Causes & Cures reveals new neurological research about the root causes of these obstacles and lays out a comprehensive five-step protocol designed to help all educators identify and address common student academic and behavior issues.

This essential...

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Brain-Based Teaching in the Digital Age

Marilee Sprenger

Brain-Based Teaching in the Digital Age by Marilee Sprenger

Smartphones, videogames, webcasts, wikis, blogs, texting, emoticons. What does the rapidly changing digital landscape mean for classroom teaching? How has technology affected the brain development of students? How does it relate to what we know about learning styles, memory, and multiple intelligences? How can teachers close the digital divide that separates many of them from their students?

In Brain-Based Teaching in the Digital Age, Marilee Sprenger answers these and other questions with research-based information and practical advice gained from her years as a classroom teacher and a consultant...

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Transformative Assessment

W. James Popham

Transformative Assessment by W. James Popham

Testing expert W. James Popham cuts through the jargon and the hype to provide the definitive nuts-and-bolts introduction to formative assessment, a process with the power to completely transform teaching and learning.

In his inimitable style, Popham explains the research supporting formative assessment's effectiveness and why familiarity with this research is the key to preserving both teacher sanity and district funds. You'll find step-by-step guidance on how to build frameworks for formative assessment and how to carry out each of the process's four levels: teachers' instructional adjustments,...

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The Essentials of Science, Grades 7-12: Effective Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (Priorities in Practice)

Rick Allen

The Essentials of Science, Grades 7-12: Effective Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment (Priorities in Practice) by Rick Allen

Where is U.S. secondary-level science education heading today? That's the question that The Essentials of Science, Grades 7-12 sets out to answer. Over the last century, U.S. science classes have consistently relied on lectures, textbooks, rote memorization, and lab demonstrations. But with the onset of NCLB-mandated science testing and increased concern over the United States' diminishing global stature in science and technology, public pressure is mounting to educate students for a deeper conceptual understanding of science.

Through lively examples of classroom practice, interviews with award-winning...

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The Strategic Teacher: Selecting the Right Research-Based Strategy for Every Lesson

Harvey F. Silver & Richard W. Strong

The Strategic Teacher: Selecting the Right Research-Based Strategy for Every Lesson by Harvey F. Silver & Richard W. Strong

Are you looking for high-impact, research-based strategies to transform your students into high-achieving and inspired learners? In The Strategic Teacher, you'll find a repertoire of strategies designed and proven to meet today's high standards and reach diverse learners. Twenty reliable, flexible strategies (along with dozens of variations) are organized into these groups of instruction:


*mastery style to emphasize the development of student memory;

*understanding style to expand students' capacities to reason and explain;

*self-expressive style to stimulate and nourish students' imaginations...

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Exemplary Practices for Secondary Math Teachers

Alfred S. Posamentier & Daniel Jaye

Exemplary Practices for Secondary Math Teachers by Alfred S. Posamentier & Daniel Jaye

Every year new secondary mathematics teachers take up positions in middle and high schools. The luckiest novices receive assistance from a coach or mentor: a master mathematics teacher who makes constructive comments, models effective approaches, and illuminates other practical aspects of teaching secondary math. But many new teachers don't have this advantage and must further their development on their own. If you are one of these teachers, this is the book you need.

In these pages, veteran mathematics educators Alfred S. Posamentier, Daniel Jaye, and Stephen Krulik present a treasure chest...

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Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction: Building a Strong Foundation for Reasoning and Problem Solving

Meir Ben-Hur

Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction: Building a Strong Foundation for Reasoning and Problem Solving by Meir Ben-Hur

Have you ever wondered why students too often have only a rudimentary understanding of mathematics, why even rich and exciting hands-on learning does not always result in "real" learning of new concepts? The answer lies in whether students have actually learned mathematical concepts, rather than merely memorizing facts and formulas.

Concept-Rich Mathematics Instruction is based on the constructivist view that concepts are not simply facts to be memorized and later recalled, but rather knowledge that learners develop through an active process of adapting to new experiences.

The teacher's role is...

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Supervision for Learning: A Performance-Based Approach to Teacher Development and School Improvement

James M. Aseltine & Judith O. Faryniarz

Supervision for Learning: A Performance-Based Approach to Teacher Development and School Improvement by James M. Aseltine & Judith O. Faryniarz

Traditional methods of supervision and evaluation focus on teachers' inputs: their lesson plans, instruction, and classroom management practices. But what matters most is the outcome they achieve: learning. This book introduces Performance-Based Supervision and Evaluation (PBSE), a data-driven and teacher-directed approach proven to build educators' analytical and instructional capacity to address the learning needs of their students. It's a move away from disconnected annual goals and outside-in improvement initiatives, and toward the full integration of teacher evaluation, strategic professional...

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Doc: The Story of Dennis Littky and His Fight for a Better School

Susan Kammeraad-Campbell

Doc: The Story of Dennis Littky and His Fight for a Better School by Susan Kammeraad-Campbell

"Our role is to look at every student as an individual and to help him or her grow. That means not only educating them in the three Rs, but teaching them how to think for themselves, make decisions, solve problems, and be ready for the world."

This was new principal Dennis Littky's message to his staff at Thayer High School--the vision that would guide the rural school's journey from run-down district joke to national showplace. The unorthodox methods he championed, including integrated subject matter, team teaching, apprenticeship, advisories, and individualized curriculum, shook up the failing...

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How to Change to a Nongraded School

Madeline Hunter

How to Change to a Nongraded School by Madeline Hunter

Madeline Hunter was a renowned authority on effective teaching. With more than 25 years' experience in leading a team-taught, nongraded school, the UCLA Laboratory School, she provided educators with practical ways to change a graded, K-6 elementary school into a nongraded one with multi-age classes at four levels: early childhood, lower elementary, middle elementary, and upper elementary.

This book describes the critical attributes of a nongraded school: students' continuous progress toward clearly stated goals, team teaching, and multi-age grouping. In a nongraded school, teachers diagnose...

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Graduate to a Great Career: How Smart Students, New Graduates and Young Professionals Can Launch Brand YOU

Catherine Kaputa

Graduate to a Great Career: How Smart Students, New Graduates and Young Professionals Can Launch Brand YOU by Catherine KaputaGet you the tools you need to survive—and learn how to thrive—by creating “Brand You”.
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Learning Through Touch: Supporting Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Difficulties

Mike McLinden & Stephen McCall

Learning Through Touch: Supporting Children with Visual Impairments and Additional Difficulties by Mike McLinden & Stephen McCall

Written to assist teachers and other professionals who support children with visual impairment and additional difficulties, this text examines the role of touch in developing effective teaching and learning.

The book is divided into eleven chapters that provide useful background information about the sense of touch, and consider how potential barriers to independent learning through touch can be reduced through structuring appropriate learning experiences.

A series of reflective activities are included which are designed to draw out key issues from relevant chapters and invite the reader to explore...

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Intergroup Dialogue: Engaging Difference, Social Identities and Social Justice

Ximena Zuniga

Intergroup Dialogue: Engaging Difference, Social Identities and Social Justice by Ximena Zuniga

Intergroup dialogue is a form of democratic engagement that fosters communication, critical reflection, and collaborative action across social and cultural divides. Engaging social identities is central to this approach. In recent years, intergroup dialogue has emerged as a promising social justice education practice that addresses pressing issues in higher education, school and community settings. This edited volume provides a thoughtful and comprehensive overview of intergroup dialogue spanning conceptual frameworks for practice, and most notably a diverse set of research studies which examine...

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Handbook of Orthography and Literacy

R. Malatesha Joshi

Handbook of Orthography and Literacy by R. Malatesha JoshiUntil about two decades ago, the study of writing systems and their relationship to literacy acquisition was sparse and generally modeled after studies of English language learners. This situation is now changing. As the worldwide demand for literacy continues to grow, researchers from different countries with different language backgrounds have begun examining the connection between their writing systems and literacy acquisition. This text, which derives from a NATO sponsored conference on orthography and literacy, brings together the research of seventy scholars from across the world--the...
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Adobe Captivate 9: The Essentials

Kevin Siegel

Adobe Captivate 9: The Essentials by Kevin Siegel

A self-paced workbook that teaches the core Adobe Captivate skills!

“Adobe Captivate 9: The Essentials” is a self-paced workbook that teaches the core Adobe Captivate skills needed to create interactive eLearning and mLearning content.

You will follow step-by-step instructions and learn how to create a soft-skills lesson from scratch. You will learn to record and produce software demonstrations and interactive training simulations.

By the time you finish working through this fast-paced book, you will know how to add such standard objects to a slide as text captions, images, characters, assets...

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Adobe Captivate 9: Beyond The Essentials

Kevin Siegel

Adobe Captivate 9: Beyond The Essentials by Kevin Siegel

"Adobe Captivate 9: Beyond the Essentials" is a self-paced training manual that teaches the higher-end, more advanced functionality of Adobe Captivate.

By following step-by-step instructions, you will improve your screen recording skills via project templates and by pre-editing your text captions. You??ll learn how to create and produce video projects that will enable you to record screen actions in real-time. Then, after learning how to import questions into Captivate using the GIFT format, you??ll learn how to create a random quiz using question pools and random question slides.

Is creating...

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Articulate Storyline 2: Beyond The Essentials

Kevin Siegel & Kal Hadi

Articulate Storyline 2: Beyond The Essentials by Kevin Siegel & Kal Hadi

Take Your Articulate Storyline eLearning Projects To New Heights With This Step-by-Step Approach to Learning

If you read our “Articulate Storyline 2: The Essentials” book, then you already know how to plan eLearning projects, create Storyline projects from scratch, record screen actions, add interactivity, work with hotspots and triggers, add audio, work with variables, add quizzes, and publish content.

So what else could there possibly be to learn about Articulate Storyline? Think custom themes and templates. Think custom navigation. Think gamification! Done thinking? We??re not… think...

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Articulate Storyline 2: The Essentials

Kevin Siegel & Kal Hadi

Articulate Storyline 2: The Essentials by Kevin Siegel & Kal Hadi

A self-paced workbook that teaches the core Articulate Storyline skills!

This hands-on, step-by-step workbook will teach you the essential Storyline skills necessary for you to create effective, interactive eLearning courses on your own.

This book, which most people can finish in a few short days, contains tons of activities and supporting screen shots. There are also challenge exercises (Confidence Checks) that will put your new-found skills to the test.

You??ll learn how to create projects from scratch, how to work with slides, add shapes, and how to add and format text, images, and characters....

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Engaging the Rewired Brain: How to Connect With Today's Students

David A. Sousa

Engaging the Rewired Brain: How to Connect With Today's Students by David A. SousaTechnology is transforming the human brain. Students are engaging with new information in different ways, so educators must shift their instructional practice accordingly. In Engaging the Rewired Brain, bestselling educational neuroscience author Dr. David A. Sousa looks at how technology changes the way young people's brains function and how educators can adapt instruction to keep them motivated to learn.

With a glossary of terms and a resources section to connect educators with supplemental materials and information, this book is a must-have for anyone striving to understand technology's impact...

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Inclusion & CCSS Supports for Students & Staff

Toby J. Karten

Inclusion & CCSS Supports for Students & Staff by Toby J. KartenCollaboratively plan inclusive, standards-driven lessons to meet the needs of every student. Students have diverse skills, knowledge, learning styles, and backgrounds, and one approach won't help all learners meet rigorous new standards. In Inclusion & CCSS Supports for Students & Staff, author Toby Karten summarizes the reasons and research behind Common Core State Standards and other widely adopted initiatives. She then offers recommendations for using research-based inclusion strategies, instructional supports, monitoring, reflection, and collaborative practices to give all staff and the...
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iPads in the Classroom: From Consumption and Curation to Creation

Tom Daccord & Justin Reich

iPads in the Classroom: From Consumption and Curation to Creation by Tom Daccord & Justin ReichYour school may have a technology plan, but how will that plan advance learning? Millions of iPads are in the hands of students worldwide. Many educators, however, see them only as game stations or replacements for notebooks and textbooks. In iPads in the Classroom, authors Tom Daccord and Justin Reich explain why iPads can be so much more useful. They present a tremendous opportunity for teachers to rethink the design of learning environments to best suit the needs of their students.

Daccord and Reich argue that technology must be put in the service of learning so students can build the capacity...

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Connect: Stories Behind Idioms 1: Making sense of their origins and meanings

Stephen Curtis

Connect: Stories Behind Idioms 1: Making sense of their origins and meanings by Stephen CurtisMaking sense of the WHERE, WHAT and HOW of idioms - Where do these idioms come from? What are the stories behind them? How are they used?
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The Hundred Dresses (Eleanor Estes)

Eleanor Summers

The Hundred Dresses (Eleanor Estes) by Eleanor Summers

In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit™, we divide the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions. In every chapter, we include Before You Read and After You Read questions. The Before You Read activities prepare students for reading by setting a purpose for reading. They stimulate background knowledge and experience, and guide students to make connections between what they know and what they will learn. The After You Read activities check students' comprehension and extend their learning. Students are asked to give thoughtful consideration...

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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)

Chad Ibbotson

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain) by Chad Ibbotson

In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit™, we divide the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions. In every section, we include Before You Read and After You Read questions. The Before You Read activities prepare students for reading by setting a purpose for reading. They stimulate background knowledge and experience, and guide students to make connections between what they know and what they will learn. The After You Read activities check students' comprehension and extend their learning. Students are asked to give thoughtful consideration...

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Bits and Pieces

Rosalind Fergusson

Bits and Pieces by Rosalind FergussonThis book introduces over 35 phrases used to describe a small amount or a small number, for example 'a drop of' a liquid, 'a morsel of' food and 'a handful of' people. The wide range of phrases covered here helps learners expand their vocabulary, providing them with more interesting synonyms for everyday words.
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Developing Critical Professional Practice in Education

Yvon Appleby & Ruth Pilkington

Developing Critical Professional Practice in Education by Yvon Appleby & Ruth PilkingtonWhat does it mean to be a professional in education and in other sectors where education is a focus? How can professional development techniques be implemented in a variety of settings to best effect? Over the last decade many shifts in individual professional identity and sector requirements in education have been evident. This book engages with current debates and presents a new model - critical professional development - involving several new concepts which are mapped clearly to practice and covering the necessary techniques and approaches. Key organisational challenges and possibilities...
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Guitar Chords for Beginners: A Beginners Guitar Chord Book with Open Chords and More

Gareth Evans

Guitar Chords for Beginners: A Beginners Guitar Chord Book with Open Chords and More by Gareth EvansGuitar Chords for Beginners contains 65 different chords arranged in easy fingerings. Each guitar chord has a downloadable example audio track enabling you either to hear if you have played it right, or to hear what you need to work towards.
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The New Idea of a University

Duke Maskell & Ian Robinson

The New Idea of a University by Duke Maskell & Ian RobinsonSomething has gone deeply wrong with the university - too deeply wrong to be put right by any merely bureaucratic means. What's wrong is, simply, that our official idea of education, the idea that inspires all government policies and 'initiatives', is itself uneducated. With the growing emphasis in higher education on training in supposedly useful skills, has the very ethos of the university been subverted? And does this more utilitarian university succeed in adding to the national wealth, the basis on which politicians justify the large public expenditure on the higher education system? Should...
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The Great Reading Disaster: Reclaiming Our Educational Birthright

Mona McNee

The Great Reading Disaster: Reclaiming Our Educational Birthright by Mona McNeeBy the late 1980s half the nation's children were receiving eleven years of progressivist schooling that failed to give them even the elementary basis of education that was completed by the age of seven in earlier days. This great reading disaster was caused by the 'look-say' method of teaching, which presented whole words not individual letters. This book explains the causes and provides the solution to this problem. In 2006, the Secretary of State for Education and Skills has ordered schools to use the phonic method but there seems little evidence that its implications are properly understood...
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Remaking Adult Learning

Jay Derrick & Ursula Howard & John Field

Remaking Adult Learning by Jay Derrick & Ursula Howard & John FieldRemaking Adult Learning provides an exciting and innovative addition to the literature on adult learning. Charting challenges and successes in the sector, it illustrates how taking part in well thought-out programmes can have a positive and sometimes life-saving impact on people's lives. While grounded in adult learning practice, the book draws upon local, national and global perspectives, contemporary research and incisive analysis to focus on themes including: participation and equality; the role of adult learning in social movements; adults learning and teaching in different contexts; adult...
2016 / 4 / 29
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Clara Collet, 1860-1948: An Educated Working Woman

Deborah McDonald

Clara Collet, 1860-1948: An Educated Working Woman by Deborah McDonaldThis absorbing account of the life and work of Clara Collet, a leading economist, statistician and champion of women's employment, is the first biography of this remarkable woman and reveals through Collet's diaries her fascinating personal life. An early female university graduate (1880), then teacher, she campaigned for the secondary education provision of girls at a time when it was negligible. Her other major contribution was in raising the status of working-class women, becoming a Commissioner for the Royal Commission on Labour (1892). She was close to the family of Karl Marx, particularly...
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Handbook for Supervisors of Doctoral Students in Evangelical Theological Institutions

Ian J. Shaw & Kevin Lawson

Handbook for Supervisors of Doctoral Students in Evangelical Theological Institutions by Ian J. Shaw & Kevin LawsonThis book presents doctoral supervision as a task involving both academic and spiritual formation. It meets the need for a handbook that deals with supervision from the perspective of the supervisor who is an evangelical Christian and who teaches in an evangelical theological institution, although the principles set out here will also be of help to evangelical supervisors who work in a secular environment.
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Serving Communities: Governance and the Potential of Theological?Schools

Jason Ferenczi

Serving Communities: Governance and the Potential of Theological?Schools by Jason FerencziThe contexts in which theological schools operate is changing rapidly, presenting CEOs, administrators, faculty, and governing bodies with new challenges. How can theological schools adapt to these changing contexts while maintaining missional clarity? What role do each of these groups of actors play in this process? This publication describes the experience of four theological schools and presents some practical suggestions for how they can adapt in dynamic environments.
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Pyrrhic Victory: The Cost of Integration

Daniel Daniel Upchurch

Pyrrhic Victory: The Cost of Integration by Daniel Daniel Upchurch"Segregation now, Segregation tomorrow, Segregation forever". Was there some truth behind this famous speech given by George Wallace? Did African Americans truly benefit from the results of Brown v. the Board of Education or did they get the short end of the stick? Over the years, the Black community has suffered major loses in the areas of education, business and gender identity due to integration. The founders of the NAACP objectives were to unite and educate a suppressed race that would fight against social injustice and bring capital into the Black community. Initially, these ideologies...
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Graduate Education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs): A Student Perspective

Robert T. Palmer

Graduate Education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs): A Student Perspective by Robert T. PalmerHighlighting the voices and experiences of Black graduate students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), this book features the perspectives of students from a variety of academic backgrounds and institutional settings. Contributors discuss their motivation to attend an HBCU for graduate studies, their experiences, and how these helped prepare them for their career. To be prepared to serve the increasing number of Black students with access to graduate programs at HBCUs, university administrators, faculty, and staff require a better understanding of these students' needs and...
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International Perspectives on Science Education for the Gifted: Key issues and challenges

Keith S. Taber

International Perspectives on Science Education for the Gifted: Key issues and challenges by Keith S. TaberIn the spirit of encouraging international dialogue between researchers and practitioners, often working within isolated traditions, this book discusses perspectives on science education for the gifted informed by up-to-date research findings from a number of related fields. The book reviews philosophy, culture and programmes in science education for the gifted in diverse national contexts, and includes scholarly reviews of significant perspectives and up-to-date research methods and findings. The book is written in a straightforward style for students studying international perspective modules...
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Handbook of Research on Transforming Mathematics Teacher Education in the Digital Age

Margaret Niess

Handbook of Research on Transforming Mathematics Teacher Education in the Digital Age by Margaret NiessThe digital age provides ample opportunities for enhanced learning experiences for students; however, it can also present challenges for educators who must adapt to and implement new technologies in the classroom. The Handbook of Research on Transforming Mathematics Teacher Education in the Digital Age is a critical reference source featuring the latest research on the development of educators' knowledge for the integration of technologies to improve classroom instruction. Investigating emerging pedagogies for preservice and in-service teachers, this publication is ideal for professionals, researchers,...
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Handbook of Research on Diagnosing, Treating, and Managing Intellectual Disabilities

Rejani Thudalikunnil Gopalan

Handbook of Research on Diagnosing, Treating, and Managing Intellectual Disabilities by Rejani Thudalikunnil GopalanIntellectual disabilities can be difficult to detect in children prior to their school-age years. Throughout their lives, individuals with intellectual disabilities may require specialized care and support in order to lead healthy and fulfilled lives. The Handbook of Research on Diagnosing, Treating, and Managing Intellectual Disabilities is a pivotal reference source for the latest research on the effects of disabilities in intellectual functioning, examining the causes, treatment, and rehabilitation of such limitations in adaptive behavior. Highlighting empirical findings on the management...
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Special and Gifted Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

Information Reso Management Association

Special and Gifted Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications by Information Reso Management AssociationDiverse learners with exceptional needs require a specialized curriculum that will help them to develop socially and intellectually in a way that traditional pedagogical practice is unable to fulfill. As educational technologies and theoretical approaches to learning continue to advance, so do the opportunities for exceptional children. Special and Gifted Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is an exhaustive compilation of emerging research, theoretical concepts, and real-world examples of the ways in which the education of special needs and exceptional children is evolving....
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A Critical Examination of STEM: Issues and Challenges

Chet Bowers

A Critical Examination of STEM: Issues and Challenges by Chet BowersThis critical examination of STEM discourses highlights the imperative to think about educational reforms within the diverse cultural contexts of ongoing environmental and technologically driven changes. Chet Bowers illuminates how the dominant myths of Western science promote false promises of what science can achieve. Examples demonstrate how the various science disciplines and their shared ideology largely fail to address the ways metaphorically layered language influences taken-for-granted patterns of thinking and the role this plays in colonizing other cultures, thus maintaining the myth...
2016 / 4 / 29
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Indigenous Language Revitalization in the Americas

Seraf?n M. Coronel-Molina

Indigenous Language Revitalization in the Americas by Seraf?n M. Coronel-Molina

Focusing on the Americas - home to 40 to 50 million Indigenous people - this book explores the history and current state of Indigenous language revitalization across this vast region. Complementary chapters on the USA and Canada, and Latin America and the Caribbean, offer a panoramic view while tracing nuanced trajectories of "top down" (official) and "bottom up" (grass roots) language planning and policy initiatives. Authored by leading Indigenous and non-Indigenous scholars, the book is organized around seven overarching themes: Policy and Politics; Processes of Language Shift and Revitalization;...

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Your First Year: How to Survive and Thrive as a New Teacher

Todd Whitaker & Madeline Whitaker & Katherine Whitaker

Your First Year: How to Survive and Thrive as a New Teacher by Todd Whitaker & Madeline Whitaker & Katherine Whitaker

Learn all the essentials for making your first year of teaching a success! In this exciting new book, internationally renowned educator Todd Whitaker teams up with his daughters--Madeline, an elementary teacher, and Katherine, a secondary teacher--to share advice and inspiration. They offer step-by-step guidance to thriving in your new role and overcoming the challenges that many new teachers face. Topics include:

  • Learning classroom management skills such as building relationships and maintaining high expectations and consistency
  • Setting up your classroom and establishing procedures and rules...
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Introduction to Critical Reflection and Action for Teacher Researchers

Bernie Sullivan & M?ir?n|Roche Mary Glenn

Introduction to Critical Reflection and Action for Teacher Researchers by Bernie Sullivan & M?ir?n|Roche Mary Glenn

Introducing Critical Reflection and Action for Teacher Researchers provides crucial direction for educators looking to improve their teaching and maximise learning. While many students can grasp the basic elements of researching their practice and can write about practitioner research, some need guidance and assistance to reflect meaningfully on their teaching practice so as to articulate their educational values. This book provides this guidance. It also shows readers how to engage in critical reflection so as to identify their learning and generate theory from it.

The book explores how to engage...

2016 / 4 / 29
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Inclusive Education: Perspectives on pedagogy, policy and practice

Zeta Brown

Inclusive Education: Perspectives on pedagogy, policy and practice by Zeta Brown

Inclusive education is complex, multi-faceted and ever-changing and to date there has been no fixed definition of what is meant by the term 'inclusion', leading to confusion about what inclusive education actually means in practice.?

This key text introduces readers to the underlying knowledge and wider complexities of inclusion and explores how this can relate to practice. Considering inclusion as referring to all learners, it surveys the concept of inclusive practice in its broadest sense and examines its implementation in a variety of educational institutions.

Throughout the book, international...

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