Offers insight into race-based disparities in higher education and practical tools for advancing racial equity on college and university campuses.
Uses data collected from multiple studies to offer recommendations on best practices for use in a polarized climate.
Provides practical applications of democratic teaching for classes in history/social studies education, multicultural and social justice education, community service and civic engagement, and education and public policy.
This fully revised and updated edition includes twelve new chapters on contemporary topics such as ecological democracy, Native studies, inquiry teaching, and Islamophobia.
Uses autobiographical and cultural narratives related to art research and practice to explore, experiment, and improvise multiple correspondences between and among learners’ own lived experiences and understandings, and those of others.
Leading researchers and practitioners explore the frontiers of education from an integral perspective.
Presents John Dewey’s theory of inquiry and applies it to various areas of the primary, middle, and secondary school curricula.
Offers candid, first-hand accounts of what it is like to make writing central to teaching in secondary schools and colleges.
An in-depth look at the creative writing practices of nine Chicago youths.
Follows California’s efforts at reforming the public school system from 1983 to the present.
A must read for anyone who wants to think in depth about contemporary classrooms.
Challenging more limited approaches to service learning, this book examines writing instruction in the context of universities fully engaged in community partnerships.
Examines various aspects of citizen education programs that serve contemporary youth in the United States.
Addresses the concerns of the marginalized in the American school curriculum.
The first book-length study of Dewey’s extraordinary text.
Portrays the progressive school reform work of the Harmony Education Center over a 12-year period.
Presents key principles of teacher education and concrete examples from successful programs.
Disrupts popular myths about education in Asia and the Pacific.
A resource to help institutions navigate the choppy waters of reform.
A leading theorist addresses a wide spectrum of topics central to the field of environmental philosophy.
Describes different forms of professional development for cooperative learning and shows how the use of cooperative learning in professional development is leading to new insights into teaching and professional growth in schools.
An international compilation of critical historical case studies of art education that illuminates how cultural knowledge is transmitted through curriculum.
This new edition of the classic text extends the scope of critically-oriented work in curriculum studies.
Presents an engaging introduction to the international conversation about enhancing social and educational practice using participatory action research.
Educational leaders speak out in their own words--stimulating, accessible, provocative--on contemporary and controversial topics that range from differing attitudes on diversity to the debate over character education to arguments about education reform.
Focuses on two major themes: the imporvement of teaching practice through collaborative research, and reflection on the process of collaboration itself to understand its role in educational change.
Presents a comprehensive resource for those interested in youth involvement in community service as part of the public school curriculum.
Exposes the faulty assumptions that underlie modern education in the areas of moral education, creativity, and intelligence, showing how these assumptions must be changed in order to produce an ecologically sustainable culture.
Channel One, an electronic curriculum that was developed primarily to sell products in the marketplace, is cablecast daily to approximately twelve-thousand public high schools in the United States. About ...
Many teachers do not conform to the views of teaching espoused by professors of education. Yet these teachers are often judged as outstanding by colleagues, students, parents, and administrators. This ...
This book examines the relationship between teacher theorizing and teacher action as illustrated by the curricular and instructional practices of teachers. The authors show that all teaching is guided ...
This book defines STS—science, technology, and society—education and discusses current thinking about its conceptual evolution. It synthesizes a broad range of research and thought in the history ...
Are current testing practices consistent with the goals of the reform movement in school mathematics? If not, what are the alternatives? How can authentic performance in mathematics be assessed?
This book presents an overview of seventeen forms of inquiry used in curriculum research in education. Conventional disciplinary forms of inquiry, such as philosophical, historical, and scientific, are ...
In this ground-breaking book the author analyzes the roles and functions of teachers as they use and construct curriculum materials. She presents a conceptual framework for interpreting different kinds ...