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New Books in December

Read on to browse all of our newly published books in December 2012!

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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. 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

  4. 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 18th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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 16th 2012 by Routledge

  13. 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

  14. 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 17th 2012 by Routledge

  15. 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

  16. 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