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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

<span><span>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 ...

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A Language of Freedom and Teacher’s Authority

Case Comparisons from Turkey and the United States

by Peter McLaren, Barbara Torre Veltri, Joseph C. Wegwert & 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

<span><span>Internationalization of higher education is a concept that is currently making its way to every corner of the globe. </span><span style="font-style:italic;">An Introduction to the Internationalization of Higher Education</span><span>

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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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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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Courtesy Jerk 4: Concessionally Speaking, You're an Asshole

Courtesy Jerk

by Nicolas M. Parker

<p><em>"A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end, but not necessarily in that order." - Jean-Luc Godard.</em></p> <p>Yeah? Well, with the way *these people *are acting, I think their "end" is about to come a lot sooner than ...

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Creative Intelligence

by John Dewey, Addison Moore, Harold Brown & others

The Essays which follow represent an attempt at intellectual coöperation. No effort has been made, however, to attain unanimity of belief nor to proffer a platform of “planks” on which there is agreement. The consensus represented lies primarily

ISBN: 9781531262686

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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 of Syrian Refugee Children

Managing the Crisis in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan

by Shelly Culbertson & Louay Constant

<p>With four million Syrian refugees as of September 2015, there is urgent need to develop both short-term and long-term approaches to providing education for the children of this population. This report reviews Syrian refugee education for ...

ISBN: 9780833092441

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Education Policy in Developing Countries

by Paul Glewwe

<p>Almost any economist will agree that education plays a key role in determining a country’s economic growth and standard of living, but what we know about education policy in developing countries is remarkably incomplete and scattered over ...

ISBN: 9780226078854

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Education, Poverty and Global Goals for Gender Equality

How People Make Policy Happen

by Elaine Unterhalter & Amy North

<P>Drawing on case-study research that examined initiatives which engaged with global aspirations to advance gender equality in schooling in Kenya and South Africa, this book looks at how global frameworks on gender, education and poverty are ...

ISBN: 9781351597456

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Educational Experience as Lived: Knowledge, History, Alterity: The Selected Works of William F. Pinar

by Pinar, William F.

<P>In this volume, Pinar enacts his theory of curriculum, detailing the relations among knowledge, history, and alterity. The introduction is Pinar's intellectual life history, naming the contributions he has made to understanding educational ...

ISBN: 9781317618621

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Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice

by Sherwood Thompson

<span><span>The </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice</span><span> contains over 300 entries alphabetically arranged for straightforward and convenient use by scholars and general readers alike. ...

ISBN: 9781442216068

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Finnish Lessons 2.0

What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?, Second Edition

by Pasi Sahlberg

<p>The first edition of <em>Finnish Lessons</em> won the prestigious Grawemeyer Award in Education in 2013. It was featured in<em>The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New York Review of Books, The Atlantic, The Guardian, CNN, Education ...

ISBN: 9780807773291

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Going Comprehensive in England and Wales

A Study of Uneven Change

by Alan C. Kerckhoff, David Reeder, David Crook & others

The transition of British secondary schools from predominantly selective to predominantly comprehensive was meant to transform a highly stratified system into a more equal one. However, this study shows that the new system was in fact highly ...

ISBN: 9781351565233

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Handbook of Comparative Education Law

British Commonwealth Nations

by Charles J. Russo, Ed.D., J.D., Panzer Chair in Education, University of Dayton

<p>Each of the four volumes in this set, as well as each volume independently, provide comparative analyses for researches, practitioners, and students of the law and education<br/>In examining law and education in various countries around the ...

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Handbook of Comparative Education Law

Selected Asian Nations

by Charles J. Russo, Ed.D., J.D., Panzer Chair in Education, University of Dayton

<p>Each of the four volumes in this set, as well as each volume independently, provide comparative analyses for researches, practitioners, and students of the law and education<br/>In examining law and education in various countries around the ...

ISBN: 9781475839555

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Hard Questions on Global Educational Change

Policies, Practices, and the Future of Education

by Pasi Sahlberg, Jonathan Hasak & Vanessa Rodriguez

<p>This new book, from internationally renowned education scholar Pasi Sahlberg and his colleagues, focuses on some of the most controversial issues in contemporary education reform around the world. The authors devote a chapter to each of these

ISBN: 9780807775592

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