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New Books in December

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  1. Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners

    2nd Edition

    By Gladis Kersaint, Denisse R. Thompson, Mariana Petkova

    Series: Teaching English Language Learners across the Curriculum

    Today's mathematics classrooms increasingly include students for whom English is a second language. Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners provides readers a comprehensive understanding of both the challenges that face English language learners (ELLs) and ways in which educators might...

    Published November 26th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Understanding White Privilege

    Creating Pathways to Authentic Relationships Across Race, 2nd Edition

    By Frances Kendall

    Series: Teaching/Learning Social Justice

    Knowingly and unknowingly we all grapple with race every day. Understanding White Privilege delves into the complex interplay between race, power, and privilege in both organizations and private life. It offers an unflinching look at how ignorance can perpetuate privilege, and offers practical and...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Building Students’ Historical Literacies

    Learning to Read and Reason with Historical Texts and Evidence

    By Jeffery Nokes

    How can teachers incorporate the richness of historical resources into classrooms in ways that are true to the discipline of history and are pedagogically sound? This book explores the notion of historical literacy, adopts a research-supported stance on literacy processes, and promotes the...

    Published November 28th 2012 by Routledge

  4. Corporatism, Social Control, and Cultural Domination in Education: From the Radical Right to Globalization

    The Selected Works of Joel Spring

    By Joel Spring

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Starting with the 1972 publication of his seminal work, Education and the Rise of the Corporate State, Joel Spring has been documenting and analyzing the politics of knowledge and education. Throughout his work he has explored the attempts to use education to advance the economic and political...

    Published November 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Basic Skills Education in Community Colleges

    Inside and Outside of Classrooms

    By W Norton Grubb

    Nearly two-thirds of students require some form of remediation before taking college-level classes, and community colleges have become increasingly important in providing this education. Unfortunately, relatively few students complete the developmental courses required to make a transition to...

    Published December 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  6. Children's Ways with Science and Literacy

    Integrated Multimodal Enactments in Urban Elementary Classrooms

    Edited by Maria Varelas, Christine C. Pappas

    Science is often a forgotten subject in early elementary grades as various mandates require teachers to focus on teaching young students to achieve specific reading and mathematical competencies. This book offers specific examples and empirical evidence of how integrated science-literacy curriculum...

    Published November 19th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Supporting Students for Success in Online and Distance Education

    Third Edition

    By Ormond Simpson

    Supporting Students for Success in Online and Distance Learning, Third Edition, provides a comprehensive overview of student support both on and off campus. While online and distance learning are the world’s fastest growing areas of educational development, they have a fundamental weakness—their...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Comparative Perspectives on International School Leadership

    Policy, Preparation, and Practice

    By Cathryn S. Magno

    Through a multi-country study, Comparative Perspectives on International School Leadership examines the current global spread of educational leadership, occurring rapidly and widely. Exploring five international case studies of leadership policy, preparation, and practice under the framework of...

    Published December 20th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The International Handbook of Collaborative Learning

    Edited by Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, Clark A. Chinn, Carol Chan, Angela M. O'Donnell

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    Collaborative learning has become an increasingly important part of education, but the research supporting it is distributed across a wide variety of fields including social, cognitive, developmental, and educational psychology, instructional design, the learning sciences, educational technology,...

    Published February 4th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Foucault, Power, and Education

    By Stephen J. Ball

    Series: Routledge Key Ideas in Education

    Foucault, Power, and Education invites internationally renowned scholar Stephen J. Ball to reflect on the importance and influence of Foucault on his work in educational policy. By focusing on some of the ways Foucault has been placed in relation to educational questions or questions about...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  11. Workplace Bullying in Higher Education

    Edited by Jaime Lester

    Higher education leaders, managers, human resource professionals, faculty, and staff increasingly face uncivil, bullying behaviors in academe. This can manifest itself as constant public humiliation by a new department chair, exclusion of a contingent faculty member, undermining of work performance...

    Published December 6th 2012 by Routledge

  12. Ability Profiling and School Failure

    One Child's Struggle to be Seen as Competent, 2nd Edition

    By Kathleen M. Collins

    Ability Profiling and School Failure, Second Edition explores the social and contextual forces that shape the appearance of academic ability and disability and how these forces influence the perception of academic underachievement of minority students. At the book’s core is the powerful case study...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  13. Organizational Theory in Higher Education

    By Kathleen Manning

    Series: Core Concepts in Higher Education

    Organizational Theory in Higher Education offers a fresh take on the models and lenses through which higher education can be viewed by presenting a full range of organizational theories, from traditional to current. By alternating theory and practice chapters, noted scholar Kathleen Manning vividly...

    Published December 10th 2012 by Routledge

  14. Knowledge, Power, and Education

    The Selected Works of Michael W. Apple

    Edited by Michael W. Apple

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    For more than three decades, Michael W. Apple has sought to uncover and articulate the connections among knowledge, teaching, and power in education. His germinal Ideology and Curriculum was a watershed title in critical education studies, and has remained in print since its publication in 1979....

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  15. International Guide to Student Achievement

    Edited by John Hattie, Eric M. Anderman

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    The International Guide to Student Achievement brings together and critically examines the major influences shaping student achievement today. There are many, often competing, claims about how to enhance student achievement, raising the questions of "What works?" and "What works best?"...

    Published December 16th 2012 by Routledge

  16. Moving Teacher Education into Urban Schools and Communities

    Prioritizing Community Strengths

    Edited by Jana Noel

    Winner of the 2013 American Educational Studies Association's Critics Choice Award! When teacher education is located on a university campus, set apart from urban schools and communities, it is easy to overlook the realities and challenges communities face as they struggle toward social, economic,...

    Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge

  17. International Handbook of Research on Environmental Education

    Edited by Robert B. Stevenson, Michael Brody, Justin Dillon, Arjen E.J. Wals

    The environment and contested notions of sustainability are increasingly topics of public interest, political debate, and legislation across the world. Environmental education journals now publish research from a wide variety of methodological traditions that show linkages between the environment,...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  18. Language, Literacy, and Pedagogy in Postindustrial Societies

    The Case of Black Academic Underachievement

    By Paul C. Mocombe, Carol Tomlin

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In postindustrial economies such as the United States and Great Britain, the black/white achievement gap is perpetuated by an emphasis on language and language skills, with which black American and black British-Caribbean youths often struggle. This work analyzes the nature of educational pedagogy...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  19. Introductory Statistics

    A Conceptual Approach Using R

    By William B. Ware, John M. Ferron, Barbara M. Miller

    This comprehensive and uniquely organized text is aimed at undergraduate and graduate level statistics courses in education, psychology, and other social sciences. A conceptual approach, built around common issues and problems rather than statistical techniques, allows students to understand the...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  20. Trends and Issues in Action Learning Practice

    Lessons from South Korea

    By Yonjoo Cho, Hyeon-Cheol Bong

    Dynamic workplaces demand continuous employee learning and development to keep up with current and effective organizational contexts. Action learning is among the most widely used and effective interventions for leadership and organizational development around the world. This timely book provides...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  21. Family, Community, and Higher Education

    Edited by Toby S. Jenkins

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book explores social topics and experiences that illustrate the various ways in which the family unit influences and impacts college students. In the text, the authors not only explore family memories, but also challenge the traditional lack of inclusion and appreciation for “family” as...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  22. Educational Leadership and Technology

    Preparing School Administrators for a Digital Age

    By Virginia E. Garland, Chester Tadeja

    Providing models of exemplary use and the latest research, Educational Leadership and Technology reveals the transformational power of emerging technologies to improve student learning, and explores how leaders can bring about this technology integration. This book provides an overview of roles and...

    Published January 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  23. Rethinking School Bullying

    Dominance, Identity and School Culture

    By Ronald B. Jacobson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book takes a new angle on a much-studied phenomenon, focusing on the role of domination and identity construction, understanding and self-knowledge, moral transformation and the social community, systems of training and hierarchy used by schooling, and the role they play in...

    Published December 12th 2012 by Routledge

  24. Social Reconstruction Learning

    Dualism, Dewey and Philosophy in Schools

    By Jennifer Bleazby

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume argues that educational problems have their basis in an ideology of binary opposites often referred to as dualism, which is deeply embedded in all aspects of Western society and philosophy, and that it is partly because mainstream schooling incorporates dualism that it is unable to...

    Published December 4th 2012 by Routledge

  25. Imagery and Text

    A Dual Coding Theory of Reading and Writing, 2nd Edition

    By Mark Sadoski, Allan Paivio

    Imagery and Text, Second Edition extends the first edition’s unified theory of cognition in literacy from the perspective of Dual Coding Theory (DCT), one of the most influential and empirically sound theories of cognition ever developed. This theory provides a comprehensive, systematic account of...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge