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  1. Making a Difference in Education

    What the evidence says

    By Robert Cassen, Sandra McNally, Anna Vignoles

    What is working in education in the UK - and what isn't? This book offers a highly readable guide to what the latest research says about improving young people's outcomes in pre-school, primary and secondary education. Never has this issue been more topical as the UK attempts to compete in the...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Asia Literate Schooling in the Asian Century

    Edited by Christine Halse

    Series: Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

    Globalization, migration, transnational movements and the development of the tiger economies of Asia have led education leaders and policy makers around the world but particularly in Australia, the USA, Canada, and New Zealand to view schools as key sites for developing ‘globally competent’, ‘Asia...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Inclusive Education in the Middle East

    By Eman Gaad

    The potential of adopting inclusive education to support learning for all is an international phenomenon that is finding its way to the Middle East and the Arabian region. Eman Gaad examines the current status of inclusive education in Arabia and the Middle East through an assessment of the latest...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Transnational and Borderland Studies in Mathematics Education

    Edited by Richard S. Kitchen, Marta Civil

    Every year, significant numbers of immigrant children from Mexico enter classrooms in the United States. These immigrants comprise a heterogeneous group of students with diverse needs, abilities, and experiences. Transnational and Borderland Studies in Mathematics Education is the first...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Test Theory for A New Generation of Tests

    Edited by Norman Frederiksen, Robert J. Mislevy

    The editors of this volume suggest that there are missing elements in the conceptualization upon which standard test theory is based. Those elements are models for just how people know what they know and do what they can do, and the ways in which they increase these capacities. Different models are...

    Published April 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Education of Radical Democracy

    By Sarah S. Amsler

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The Education of Radical Democracy explores why radical democracy is so necessary, difficult, and possible and why it is important to understand it as an educative activity . The book draws on critical social theory and critical pedagogy to explain what enables and sustains work for radical...

    Published April 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  7. Gender Violence in Poverty Contexts

    The educational challenge

    Edited by Jenny Parkes

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    This book is concerned with understanding the complex ways in which gender violence and poverty impact on young people’s lives, and the potential for education to challenge violence. Although there has been a recent expansion of research on gender violence and schooling, the field of research that...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. A Case for Teaching Literature in the Secondary School

    Why Reading Fiction Matters in an Age of Scientific Objectivity and Standardization

    By Janet Alsup

    Taking a close look at the forces that affect English education in schools—at the ways literature, cognitive science, the privileging of the STEM disciplines, and current educational policies are connected—this timely book counters with a strong argument for the importance of continuing to teach...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Rethinking Field Experiences in Preservice Teacher Preparation

    Meeting New Challenges for Accountability

    By Etta R. Hollins

    The focus of this book is the centrality of clinical experiences in preparing teachers to work with students from diverse cultural, economic, and experiential backgrounds. Organized around three themes—learning teaching through the approximation and representation of practice, learning teaching...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Politics of Evolution

    By David F. Prindle

    The controversy over teaching evolution or creationism in American public schools offers a policy paradox. Two sets of values—science and democracy—are in conflict when it comes to the question of what to teach in public school biology classes. Prindle illuminates this tension between American...

    Published April 13th 2015 by Routledge