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  1. 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 17th 2005 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Choosing Students

    Higher Education Admissions Tools for the 21st Century

    Edited by Wayne Camara, Ernest W. Kimmel

    This volume brings a variety of perspectives to bear on the issue of how higher education institutions can - or should - choose students during the early part of the 21st century. Many of the contributors report on research to develop and validate potential tools to assist those responsible for...

    Published February 17th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Children's Reading Comprehension and Assessment

    Edited by Scott G. Paris, Steven A. Stahl

    Originating in a recent CIERA conference held at the University of Michigan, this book brings together the nation's most distinguished researchers to examine how readers understand text and how comprehension is assessed. The first part provides both national and historical contexts for the study of...

    Published February 9th 2005 by Routledge

  5. High-Stakes Testing

    Coping With Collateral Damage

    By R. Murray Thomas

    The federal government's No Child Left Behind Act has thrust high-stakes testing - its goals, methods, and consequences - into the educational limelight. The four-fold purpose of this book is to: describe the nature of high-stakes testing; identify types of collateral damage that have...

    Published February 8th 2005 by Routledge

  6. The Edison Schools

    Corporate Schooling and the Assault on Public Education

    By Kenneth J. Saltman

    Series: Positions: Education, Politics, and Culture

    The story of the Edison Schools is a gripping tale of money, kids, and greed. What began in the 1980s as an enterprise to transform public schools quickly became a troubled business battling falling test scores and dismal stock prices. How did the most ambitious for-profit education company in U.S....

    Published January 30th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Affirmative Action

    Racial Preference in Black and White

    By Tim J. Wise

    Series: Positions: Education, Politics, and Culture

    Affirmative Action examines the larger structure of institutional white privilege in education, and compares the magnitude of white racial preference with the policies typically envisioned when the term "racial preference" is used. In doing so, the book demonstrates that the American system of...

    Published January 30th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Ethics and Politics in Early Childhood Education

    By Gunilla Dahlberg, Peter Moss

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    The early childhood services of Reggio Emilia in Northern Italy has gained worldwide interest and admiration. Drawing on the ‘Reggio approach’, and others, this book explores the ethical and political dimensions of early childhood services and argues the importance of these dimensions at a time...

    Published January 13th 2005 by Routledge

  9. The Struggle for the General Teaching Council

    By Richard Willis

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    This book chronicles the history of the struggle to promote a self-governing body for the teaching profession from its early problems at the start of the twentieth century right through to the establishment of the General Teaching Council of England in 2000. It also explores the interest groups and...

    Published December 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  10. Mothering for Schooling

    By Alison Griffith, Dorothy Smith

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Griffith and Smith explore the innumerable, hidden, seemingly mundane tasks like getting kids ready for school, helping with homework, or serving on the PTA can all have profound effects on what occurs within school. Based on longitudinal interviews with mothers of school-age children, this book...

    Published December 4th 2004 by Routledge