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Rubin, Beth C., Ed.; Giarelli, James M., Ed. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2007
This book explores four interrelated themes: rethinking civic education in light of the diversity of U.S. society; re-examining these notions in an increasingly interconnected global context; re-considering the ways that civic education is researched and practiced; and taking stock of where we are currently through use of an historical…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democracy, Civics, Citizenship
Gunderson, Lee – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2007
This book is for teachers, teacher educators, school and district administrators, policy makers, and researchers who want to know about literacy, cultural diversity, and students who speak little or no English. It offers a rich picture of the incredible diversity of students who enter secondary school as immigrants--their abilities, their needs,…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Language of Instruction, Multicultural Education, Immigrants
Levy, Mike; Stockwell, Glenn – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2006
This volume gives language teachers, software designers, and researchers who wish to use technology in second or foreign language education the information they need to absorb what has been achieved so far and to make sense of it. It is designed to enable the kind of critical reading of a substantial literature that leads to a balanced and…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Educational Technology
Hemmings, Annette B. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2004
This book takes readers into the lives of urban and suburban adolescents for a close-up look at how they navigate the conflicting discourses and disciplinary practices of American cultural crosscurrents that flow through economic, kinship, religious, and political domains of American life. The book is distinctive in how it combines classic…
Descriptors: Middle Class, High Schools, Educational Anthropology, African American Children