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  1. Strengths-Based School Counseling

    Promoting Student Development and Achievement

    By John P. Galassi, Patrick Akos

    Despite calls for a more preventive and developmental mode of functioning, school counseling has tended to be driven by a reactive and sometimes crisis orientation. Like social workers and school, counseling, and clinical psychologists, school counselors typically function to alleviate deficits,...

    Published May 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  2. Reconceptualising Lifelong Learning

    Feminist Interventions

    By Sue Jackson, Penny Jane Burke

    Arising from work by the Gender and Lifelong Learning Group of the Gender and Education Association, this book presents reconceptualisations of lifelong learning. It argues that the current field of lifelong learning is based on certain hidden values and assumptions and examines the mechanisms by...

    Published May 10th 2007 by Routledge

  3. International Perspectives on Educational Diversity and Inclusion

    Studies from America, Europe and India

    Edited by Gajendra K. Verma, Christopher Bagley, Madan Jha

    In light of new theories of multiculturalism and globalization, this insightful book compares approaches to the educational inclusion of diverse minorities– such as the ethnic and linguistic minorities in America. Drawing on their extensive experience, the contributors examine: accounts from...

    Published April 26th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Teaching the Global Dimension

    Key Principles and Effective Practice

    Edited by David Hicks, Cathie Holden

    Teaching the Global Dimension specifically responds to concerns such as inequality, justice, environment and conflict in chapters written by leading educationalists in the field. It explores both the theory and practice of ‘global education’ today and provides: a framework for understanding global...

    Published April 19th 2007 by Routledge

  5. The State of Education Policy Research

    Edited by Susan H. Fuhrman, David K. Cohen, Fritz Mosher

    The State of Education Policy Research is a comprehensive, insightful evaluation of the strengths and weaknesses of education policy research in the U.S. today. Editors Susan Fuhrman, David Cohen, and Fritz Mosher examine key issues facing policymakers and researchers including race, education...

    Published April 12th 2007 by Routledge

  6. To What Ends and By What Means

    The Social Justice Implications of Contemporary School Finance Theory and Policy

    Edited by Gloria M. Rodriguez, R. Anthony Rolle

    This unique collection examines the social justice implications of contemporary economic, finance, and budgeting policies affecting the K-12 education system in the United States. The authors included in this volume provide critiques and explorations of several established theories and policy...

    Published April 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  7. Applying the Rasch Model

    Fundamental Measurement in the Human Sciences, Second Edition

    By Trevor Bond, Christine M. Fox, Trevor G. Bond, Christine M. Fox

    Written in an accessible style, this book facilitates a deep understanding of the Rasch model. Authors Bond and Fox review the crucial properties of the Rasch model and demonstrate its use with a wide range of examples including the measurement of educational achievement, human development,...

    Published April 2nd 2007 by Routledge

  8. Right to Be Hostile

    Schools, Prisons, and the Making of Public Enemies

    By Erica R. Meiners

    In Right to be Hostile, scholar and activist Erica Meiners offers concrete examples and new insights into the "school to prison' pipeline phenomenon, showing how disciplinary regulations, pedagogy, pop culture and more not only implicitly advance, but actually normalize an expectation of...

    Published March 20th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Youth Learning On Their Own Terms

    Creative Practices and Classroom Teaching

    By Leif Gustavson

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    Youth Learning On Their Own Terms convincingly shows how developing a respect and understanding of the youth-initiated creative practices that occur outside schools can offer educators the opportunity to directly influence their teaching in schools by making classroom spaces personally meaningful...

    Published March 12th 2007 by Routledge

  10. A Little Learning

    Broodings from the Back of the Class

    By Libby Purves

    This lively selection brings together journalist and broadcaster Libby Purves’ experiences as journalist, parent, governor and former pupil of half a dozen assorted schools from Bangkok to Tunbridge Wells, displaying her eclectic and provocative opinions and ideas on teaching and learning. This...

    Published March 8th 2007 by Routledge