Description : ‘Educational Horizons' explores the nature of the relationship between education and the reality problem from a variety of perspectives. In the process of doing so, a variety of topics that shape, orient, and influence the manner in which education is understood and applied are engaged through critical reflection. Some of the topics explored during this process of critical reflection are: The life and ideas of John Holt; cognitive development; human nature; the construction of social reality; reason; several landmark court cases involving the evolution v. creationism debate; Noam Chomsky; Sam Harris; propaganda, sovereignty; qualities of a teacher; epistemology; hermeneutical field theory, as well as some rather revolutionary ideas concerning education and the Constitution..
Description : Rarely have Pasifika writers come together to share their experiences in this field. Focusing on the past, current and future status and success of Maori and Pasifika peoples in tertiary education within Aotearoa New Zealand, this volume covers diverse issues from the countries colonial history, to student engagement with new technology.
Description : The Hidden Dangers in our schools have grown and intensified over the last few years. Clearly, schools do not work in a vacuum; each is affected by the much larger society, government and economy. In this new edition we will be introduced to the interplay of these facets and how they can help and in some cases hinder our schools, our teachers, and our students from thriving.
Description : Today, children are dealing with the threat of violence in their schools and online, food insecurity, environmental risks, and many other concerns that make them feel less safe. In this book, Gunzelmann discusses the ways we can respond to these threats in order to help our children feel safer and be able to focus on their school and lives.
Description : This second edition to Hidden Dangers to Kid’s Learning: Parent Guide to Cope with Educational Roadblocks gives more insight into ways parents can understand and help their academically struggling child. Parents and their children can be empowered to recognize the perils and the pitfalls of our current educational crisis and take responsibility and control of their education before it is too late. We have new reasons to believe in our children and new possibilities to expect and help our children to be able to cope in our global community.
Description : A comprehensive directory of Federal offices, programs, & facilities for K-12 education in mathematics & science. Intended to inform educators & the public about Federally-supported resources in these subjects & to increase access to them. Contains information about Federal offices & programs at the national & regional levels, & also lists state-by-state contacts for many of these resources. All entries include a description of the program, a contact name, & full address & phone & fax number. Index.