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  1. Principled Practices for Adolescent Literacy

    A Framework for Instruction and Policy

    By Elizabeth G. Sturtevant, Fenice B. Boyd, William G. Brozo, Kathleen A. Hinchman, David W. Moore, Donna E. Alvermann

    This book presents an evidence-based framework for understanding the literacy needs of adolescents. The premise is that educators and other critical stakeholders need to understand evidence-based principles in order to develop effective curriculum to meet the needs of diverse learners....

    Published February 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  2. Childcare, Choice and Class Practices

    Middle Class Parents and their Children

    By Carol Vincent, Stephen J. Ball

    Childcare is a topic that is frequently in the media spotlight and continues to spark heated debate in the UK and around the world. This book presents an in-depth study of childcare policy and practice, examining middle class parents’ choice of childcare within the wider contexts of social class...

    Published February 22nd 2006 by Routledge

  3. Learning Cities, Learning Regions, Learning Communities

    Lifelong Learning and Local Government

    By Norman Longworth

    This book explores the mental and social landscape of the city of today and tomorrow; the way in which people think, interact, work together, learn and live with and among each other. Written to address the urgent need for a guide to the principles and practices of lifelong learning, the...

    Published February 1st 2006 by Routledge

  4. Assessing Media Education

    A Resource Handbook for Educators and Administrators

    Edited by William G. Christ

    Series: Routledge Communication Series

    Assessing Media Education provides guidelines for media educators and administrators in higher education media programs who are creating or improving student-learning assessment strategies. Covering the topics and categories established by the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass...

    Published January 26th 2006 by Routledge

  5. Selling Us the Fortress

    The Promotion of Techno-Security Equipment for Schools

    By Ronnie Casella

    In the wake of school shootings and the more recent threats of terrorism, schools - like many public institutions - have begun installing techno-security equipment ranging from surveillance cameras to microchip tracking systems. Is this equipment necessary and who really benefits from its use?...

    Published January 25th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Educating the Right Way

    Markets, Standards, God, and Inequality, 2nd Edition

    By Michael W. Apple, Michael W. Apple

    In this book Apple explores the 'conservative restoration' - the rightward turn of a broad-based coalition that is making successful inroads in determining American and international educational policy. It takes a pragmatic look at what critical educators can do to build alternative coalitions...

    Published January 25th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Handbook of Test Development

    Edited by Suzanne Lane, Mark Raymond, Thomas M. Haladyna, Steven M. Downing

    Despite the fact that test development is a growth industry that cuts across all levels of education and all the professions, there has never been a comprehensive, research-oriented Handbook to which everyone (developers and consumers) can turn for guidance. That is the mission of this book. The...

    Published January 17th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Organizing for School Change

    By Karen Seashore Louis

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    Improving education is a key priority for governments around the world. While many suggestions on how best to achieve this are currently under debate, years of academic research have already revealed more about how to encourage change than is sometimes assumed. This volume brings together for the...

    Published December 14th 2005 by Routledge

  9. The Subaltern Speak

    Curriculum, Power, and Educational Struggles

    Edited by Michael W. Apple, Kristen L. Buras

    The question of whose perspective, experience and history is privileged in educational institutions has shaped curriculum debates for decades. In this insightful collection, Michael W. Apple and Kristen L. Buras interrogate the notion that some knowledge is worth more than others. The Subaltern...

    Published December 7th 2005 by Routledge

  10. Diagnosing 'Disorderly' Children

    A critique of behaviour disorder discourses

    By Valerie Harwood

    Based on the author's in-depth research with children diagnosed with behavioural difficulties, this book provides a thorough critique of today's practices, examining: the traditional analyses of behavioural disorders and the making of disorderly children the influence of the 'expert knowledge' on...

    Published November 30th 2005 by Routledge