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Contexts of Learning

Series Editor: Bert P.M. Creemers, Janet Hageman Chrispeels, David Reynolds

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  1. International Perspectives on Student Outcomes and Homework

    Family-School-Community Partnerships

    Edited by Rollande Deslandes

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    This synthesis of the latest knowledge on homework presents unique findings by researchers from various countries and diverse professional backgrounds. It approaches the topic of homework from several perspectives, including its political and cultural contexts aspects of parental...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. International Perspectives on Contexts, Communities and Evaluated Innovative Practices

    Family-School-Community Partnerships

    Edited by Rollande Deslandes

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    Research and practice in the vast field of school-family-community relations have evolved dramatically over the last thirty years. Schools throughout the world face enormous challenges due to demographic changes and societal problems, making partnerships among schools, families and community groups...

    Published March 27th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Profound Improvement

    Building Capacity for a Learning Community, 2nd Edition

    By Coral Mitchell, Larry Sackney

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    The book discusses the idea of the learning community as a vehicle for professional learning and school development. As the authors show, the learning community develops in response to building capacity in three domains: personal, interpersonal and organizational. In the personal domain, educators...

    Published March 15th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Failure-Free Education?

    The Past, Present and Future of School Effectiveness and School Improvement

    By David Reynolds

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    David Reynolds is recognised internationally as one of the leaders of the school effectiveness and school improvement movement, and Failure Free Education? brings together for the first time many of his most influential and provocative pieces. Drawing on the author’s work from over three decades,...

    Published March 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  5. Improving Schools and Educational Systems

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Alma Harris, Janet Hageman Chrispeels

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    School improvement has become a dominant feature of educational reform in many countries. The pressure upon schools to improve performance has resulted in a wide-range of improvement programmes and initiatives which can provide both inspiration and advice to everyone involved in school improvement....

    Published July 16th 2008 by Routledge

  6. Contexts of Learning Mathematics and Science

    Lessons Learned from TIMSS

    Edited by Sarah J. Howie, Tjeerd Plomp

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    This book is the result of research from over fifteen countries, asking which background and environmental factors influence achievement in mathematics and science. This research is based on data from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), which was conducted under...

    Published April 1st 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Dynamics of Educational Effectiveness

    A Contribution to Policy, Practice and Theory in Contemporary Schools

    By Bert Creemers, Leonidas Kyriakides

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    This book brings together the current thinking and research of two major investigators in the field of educational effectiveness. After defining educational effectiveness, the authors analyse the various theories and strands of research within educational effectiveness, especially with respect to...

    Published September 9th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Inquiry, Data, and Understanding

    A Search for Meaning in Educational Research

    Edited by Lorin W. Anderson

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    Inquiry, Data, and Understanding is a reflective collection of papers in which Lorin Anderson offers his personal perspective on developments in educational research over thirty years. Following an introductory chapter, in which educational research is defined as disciplined inquiry, the remaining...

    Published July 16th 2007 by Taylor & Francis

  9. School Improvement Through Performance Feedback

    Edited by A.J. Visscher, R. Coe

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    Internationally there is an increasing trend to publish and feed back information to schools and teachers on their functioning. School improvement is often the central goal, though accountability and the promotion of parental/student school choice also play an important role.Practical initiatives...

    Published January 31st 2007 by Routledge

  10. Equity in Education

    Experiences and Directions for Developing and Developed Countries

    Edited by Sam Stringfield, Sunil Batra

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    Equity in Education brings a uniquely international perspective to the challenges faced and the progress being made in the area of educating at-risk students. By bringing forward the range of educational issues related to educating the most disadvantaged students in diverse contexts, the ...

    Published September 30th 2006 by Routledge

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