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Preparing for Inclusive Teaching
Preparing for Inclusive Teaching (February 2005)
Meeting the Challenges of Teacher Education Reform
Elizabeth Bondy - Editor
Dorene D. Ross - Editor

A resource to help institutions navigate the choppy waters of reform.

Grounded in the reform effort of a large state university with a history of excellence in teacher education, this book provides teacher educators and institutions with a valuable resource for navigating the choppy waters of reform. Contributors, all involved in the reform process, tell the story of the University of Florida's efforts in the mid-1990...(Read More)
 
 
The Social Studies Curriculum
The Social Studies Curriculum (April 2001)
Purposes, Problems, and Possibilites, Revised Edition
E. Wayne Ross - Editor

A new and valuable synthesis of the issues affecting the social studies curriculum.

The newly revised edition of The Social Studies Curriculum presents the definitive overview of the primary issues facing teachers creating learning experiences for students in social studies. The book connects the diverse elements of the social studies curriculum--global education, social issues-centered education, and the roles of...(Read More)
 
 
Curriculum Politics, Policy, Practice
Curriculum Politics, Policy, Practice (June 2000)
Cases in Comparative Context
Catherine Cornbleth - Editor

Studies the intersections of curriculum politics and policy-making throughout the world.

Offering a range of studies on the intersections of curriculum politics, policy, and/or practice, this book addresses the following questions: Who decides what is taught in K-12 schools? On what basis? What actually happens in classroom practice? What do students have opportunities to learn? Who benefits from these decisions and practices? It incl...(Read More)
 
 
Sexual Ideology and Schooling
Sexual Ideology and Schooling (November 1999)
Towards Democratic Sexuality Education
Alexander McKay - Author

Presents a comprehensive analysis of the debates surrounding sexuality education in the schools and examines their implications for the content of educational programs.

Sexuality education in the schools has become a key battleground in the wider social conflict over the sexual norms of Western culture. In Sexual Ideology and Schooling, Alexander McKay conceptualizes the sexuality debates as a battle between two basic but diamet...(Read More)
 
 
Beyond the Land Ethic
Beyond the Land Ethic (April 1999)
More Essays in Environmental Philosophy
J. Baird Callicott - Author

CHOICE 1999 Outstanding Academic Book
A leading theorist addresses a wide spectrum of topics central to the field of environmental philosophy.

A sequel to Callicott's pioneering work, In Defense of the Land Ethic, Beyond the Land Ethic engages a wide spectrum of topics central to the field, including the troubled relationship of environmental philosophy to current mainstream academic philosophy; the relationshi...(Read More)
 
 
Iroquois Corn in a Culture-Based Curriculum
Iroquois Corn in a Culture-Based Curriculum (December 1998)
A Framework for Respectfully Teaching about Cultures
Carol Cornelius - Author

Provides a framework and an example for studying diverse cultures in a respectful manner, using the thematic focus of corn to examine the Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) culture.

"Using American schools to help citizens understand, respect, and value cultural diversity is extremely important. However, efforts in K-12 schools today to teach about 'other' cultures are a mile wide and an inch deep. That is to say everybody is doing it, but almos...(Read More)
 
 
Professional Development for Cooperative Learning
Professional Development for Cooperative Learning (July 1998)
Issues and Approaches
Celeste M. Brody - Editor
Neil Davidson - Editor

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.

"This book contains well-researched and complete models for the kind of staff development needed today. They represent a variety of perspectives that are all applicable to the educational trend...(Read More)
 
 
Curriculum, Culture, and Art Education
Curriculum, Culture, and Art Education (April 1998)
Comparative Perspectives
Kerry Freedman - Editor
Fernando Hernandez - Editor

An international compilation of critical historical case studies of art education that illuminates how cultural knowledge is transmitted through curriculum.
"Curriculum theory and practice are central to the field of art education. Historical and critical inquiry are much needed, especially now, as we enter the next century. This book deals with unique glimpses of diverse international cultures through their aesthetics, education, politic...(Read More)
 
 
Nourishing Words
Nourishing Words (April 1998)
Bridging Private Reading and Public Teaching
Wendy Atwell-Vasey - Author

Exploring the very human and moving autobiographies of teachers, and the promising insights of feminist and critical reading theory, this book asks how we can oppose the alienation and distancing that so often characterize curriculum in schools.

By exploring the very human and moving autobiographies of teachers, and the promising insights of feminist and critical reading theory, Atwell-Vasey asks how we can oppose the ...(Read More)
 
 
The Curriculum
The Curriculum (April 1998)
Problems, Politics, and Possibilities (Second Edition)
Landon E. Beyer - Editor
Michael W. Apple - Editor

This new edition of the classic text extends the scope of critically-oriented work in curriculum studies.

"This is an excellent, carefully edited, well-produced curriculum reader that deserves to do very well indeed, if only because it embodies so much that James B. Macdonald taught about the study of the curriculum; namely that it is a human endeavor, not a scientific pursuit." -- Comparative Education Revi...(Read More)
 
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