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  1. Supporting Black Pupils and Parents

    Understanding and Improving Home-school Relations

    By Lorna Cork

    Drawing on her extensive teaching experience, Lorna Cork explores the day-to-day needs and expectations of black parents and their children in education. Exclusion rates of black children in the UK and around the world continue to rise, highlighting that something is very wrong with the way their...

    Published May 25th 2005 by Routledge

  2. America's Failing Schools

    How Parents and Teachers Can Cope With No Child Left Behind

    By W. James Popham

    In America's "Failing" Schools, W. James Popham provides parents and teachers explanations of No Child Left Behind as a whole, walking them through the implications for standardized testing in particular, in language that is uncomplicated and straightforward. Popham offers definitions of the law...

    Published May 1st 2005 by Routledge

  3. Teaching and Evaluating Writing in the Age of Computers and High-Stakes Testing

    By Carl Whithaus

    This book takes on a daunting task: How do writing teachers continue to work toward preparing students for academic and real-world communication situations, while faced with the increasing use of standardized high-stakes testing? Teachers need both the technical ability to deal with this reality...

    Published April 18th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Designing Performance Assessment Systems for Urban Teacher Preparation

    Edited by Francine P. Peterman

    Designing Performance Assessment Systems for Urban Teacher Preparation presents an argument for, and invites, critical examination of teacher preparation and assessment practices--in light of both the complexity and demands of urban settings and the theories of learning and learning to teach that...

    Published April 5th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Culturally Relevant Schools

    Creating Positive Workplace Relationships and Preventing Intergroup Differences

    By Jean A. Madsen, Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela

    The authors provide teachers and school leaders concrete suggestions to address workplace relationships; to respond to intergroup conflict; to create positive exchanges among different ethnic groups of teachers; and to create a strategic process to address diversity issues....

    Published April 1st 2005 by Routledge

  6. Measurement and Research in the Accountability Era

    Edited by Carol Anne Dwyer

    The subject of accountability warrants thoughtful and dispassionate attention in today's educational environment. The accountability and school reform policies that are put in place today will have wide-ranging and long-lasting consequences for all of the nation's learners. This volume stems from...

    Published March 29th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Vertically Moderated Standard Setting

    A Special Issue of applied Measurement in Education

    Edited by Gregory J. Cizek

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  8. Policy and Power in Inclusive Education

    Values into practice

    Edited by Melanie Nind, Jonathan Rix, Kieron Sheehy, Katy Simmons

    The movement towards inclusive education is undoubtedly an international phenomenon, and it has resulted in the development of policy initiatives impacting on schools in all nations. This informative, wide-ranging text brings together key illustrative material from an international field. It adopts...

    Published March 16th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Teaching Social Foundations of Education

    Contexts, Theories, and Issues

    Edited by Dan W. Butin

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    This book, the first comprehensive, critical examination of the theory and pedagogy of the field of social foundations of education and its relevance and role within teacher education:*Articulates central questions in the field--such as "What is social foundations?"; "Is there a social...

    Published March 16th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Composition in Convergence

    The Impact of New Media on Writing Assessment

    By Diane Penrod

    Composition in Convergence: The Impact of New Media on Writing Assessment considers how technological forms--such as computers and online courses--transform the assessment of writing, in addition to text classroom activity. Much has been written on how technology has affected writing, but...

    Published February 23rd 2005 by Routledge