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5 Tales of India

Folktales, Fairy Tales, Myths, and Legends of India and Pakistan

by Aaron Shepard

<p>Traditional tales are retold by a master storyteller in this collection of folktales, myths, and legends from India and Pakistan. The stories are: </p> <p>THE GIFTS OF THE GRASSCUTTER </p> <p>Wali Dad, a humble grasscutter, never asked for ...

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A Jungle Named Academia

Approaches to Self-Development and Growth

by Yukiko Inoue-Smith

<p>Professional ethics require continuous self-improvement of professors, through writing, reading, and learning: no less than for students. Promoting excellence in scholarship, mentoring students in their research, and effectively teaching, are

ISBN: 9780761866718

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A Language of Freedom and Teacher’s Authority

Case Comparisons from Turkey and the United States

by Pelin Taskin, Ayhan Ural, Barbara Torre Veltri & others

<p>A Language of Freedom and Teacher’s Authority: <em>Case Comparisons from Turkey and the United States</em> explores dimensions of authority that are deeply embedded in the profession of teaching. It examines critical dimensions of the ...

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An Introduction to the Internationalization of Higher Education

Essential Topics

by Ali Arabkheradmand, Enayat A. Shabani, Amir Zand-Moghadam & others

<p>Internationalization of higher education is a concept that is currently making its way to every corner of the globe. <em>An Introduction to the Internationalization of Higher Education</em> aims to provide the reader with an introduction to ...

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Asia Literate Schooling in the Asian Century

by Christine Halse

<p>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

ISBN: 9781317806608

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Bambini

The Italian Approach to Infant/Toddler Care

by Lella Gandini & Carolyn P. Edwards

<p>This volume is a timely contribution to the burgeoning dialogue on the Reggio Emilia approach, and features the work of prominent scholars, policy-makers, researchers, administrators, and practicing teachers who have created and directed the ...

ISBN: 9780807775264

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Child Cultures, Schooling, and Literacy

Global Perspectives on Composing Unique Lives

by Anne Haas Dyson

<p>Through analysis of case studies of young children (ages 3 to 8 years), situated in different geographic, cultural, linguistic, political, and socioeconomic sites on six continents, this book examines the interplay of childhoods, schooling, ...

ISBN: 9781317567226

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China’s Education, Curriculum Knowledge and Cultural Inscriptions

Dancing with The Wind

by Weili Zhao

<p>With a focus on the role of discourse and language in education, this book examines China’s educational reform from an original perspective that avoids mapping on Westernized educational sensibilities to a Chinese environment. Zhao untangles ...

ISBN: 9781351848114

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Chinese-Heritage Students in North American Schools

Understanding Hearts and Minds Beyond Test Scores

by Wen Ma & Guofang Li

<p>This comprehensive look at Chinese-heritage students’ academic, sociocultural, and emotional development in the public schools examines pertinent educational theories; complex (even inconvenient) realities; learning practices in and outside ...

ISBN: 9781317331032

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Comparative Education: Views from Latin America

by Marco Aurelio Navarro Leal

<p>Although in Latin America there are no educational programs specialized in comparative education, as there are in some European, Oriental and North American universities, there are scholars who cultivate this field. With the production of ...

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Courtesy Jerk 3: It's Your Fault That Your Kids Suck

Courtesy Jerk, #3

by Nicolas M. Parker

<p data-version='1.1'>If you're lucky enough to have children, then you might be unlucky enough to know about all of the garbage that comes with being a parent. Or at the very least, being the parent for a parent.<br/><em>Courtesy Jerk</em> ...

ISBN: 9781386577225

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Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in Japan

Beyond lesson study

by Koji Tanaka, Kanae Nishioka & Terumasa Ishii

<p>This book provides a comprehensive overview of the history and current status of policy, research and practices of curriculum, classroom instruction and assessment in Japan. It outlines the mechanism of curriculum organization and the history

ISBN: 9781317484929

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Dynamics in Education Politics

Understanding and explaining the Finnish case

by Hannu Simola, Jaakko Kauko, Janne Varjo & others

<p><em>Dynamics in Education Politics: Understanding and Explaining the Finnish Case introduces a new theoretical framework characterised as Comparative Analytics of Dynamics in Education Politics (CADEP). Albeit the topicality of comparative ...

ISBN: 9781135084226

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Economization of Education

Human Capital, Global Corporations, Skills-Based Schooling

by Joel Spring

<p>In this timely, cogent analysis of trends and powerful forces shaping global educational policy today, Joel Spring focuses on how economization is making economic growth and increased productivity the main goals of schools, and the ways these

ISBN: 9781317548300

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Educating Marginalized Communities in East and Southeast Asia

State, civil society and NGO partnerships

by Khun Eng Kuah & Jason Eng Thye Tan

<p>Despite the enshrinement by the United Nations in 1948 of education as a universal human right, and despite the ideals espoused in the Education for All declaration in Dakar in 1990, it is patently clear that these ideals remain far from ...

ISBN: 9781317203018

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Educating the Global Environmental Citizen

Understanding Ecopedagogy in Local and Global Contexts

by Greg William Misiaszek

<p>Misiaszek examines the (dis)connection between critical global citizenship education models and ecopedagogy which is grounded in Paulo Freire’s pedagogy. Exploring how concepts of citizenship are affected by globalization, this book argues ...

ISBN: 9781351790734

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Education and Society in Post-Mao China

by Edward Vickers & Zeng Xiaodong

<p>The post-Mao period has witnessed rapid social and economic transformation in all walks of Chinese life – much of it fuelled by, or reflected in, changes to the country’s education system. This book analyses the development of that system ...

ISBN: 9781351719735

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Education and Sustainability

Paradigms, Policies and Practices in Asia

by Michelle Y. Merrill, Patricia Burkhardt-Holm, Chew-Hung Chang & others

<p>This book provides an introduction to the state of sustainability education in Asia. It covers national policies, institutional policies and practices within Asian universities, sustainability considerations for teacher training at schools of

ISBN: 9781351614740

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Education between Speech and Writing

Crossing the Boundaries of Dao and Deconstruction

by Ruyu Hung

<p>This unique book explores how graphocentrism affects Chinese education and culture. It moves away from the contemporary educational practices in China of following the Western model of phonocentrism, to demonstrate that each perspective ...

ISBN: 9781317540113

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Education by the Numbers and the Making of Society

The Expertise of International Assessments

by Sverker Lindblad, Daniel Pettersson & Thomas S. Popkewitz

<p>International statistical comparisons of nations have become commonplace in the contemporary landscape of education policy and social science. This book discusses the emergence of these international comparisons as a particular style of ...

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