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Rhoden, Stuart – Routledge Research in Education, 2018
Centered on a case study of a mid-Atlantic charter school, this book identifies the key factors that help Black male students navigate high school in spite of traditional and historical barriers. Rather than examining their experiences through a deficit model, this book adds to the growing body of data on the importance of positive role…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Resilience (Psychology), African American Students, Males
Amos, Yukari Takimoto – Routledge Research in Education, 2018
Using critical race theory and whiteness studies as theoretical frameworks, this book traces two Latina bilingual education teachers in three different professional phases: as paraprofessionals, teacher candidates, and certified teachers. Grounded in a longitudinal case study, this book sheds light on the effects of institutional racism when…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Whites, Hispanic Americans
Mockler, Nicole; Groundwater-Smith, Susan – Routledge Research in Education, 2018
"Questioning the Language of Improvement and Reform in Education" challenges the language used in education by linking the language of both the public and professional domains with the changing intentions of the governance of education. Exploring various issues, which embody the many manifestations of the manner in which strident,…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Language Usage, Discourse Analysis
Hallman, Heidi L.; Kindelsperger, Abigail P. – Routledge Research in Education, 2018
"Reconceptualizing Curriculum, Literacy, and Learning for School-Age Mothers" offers a portrait of classroom literacy practices and learning opportunities that are provided for school-age mothers in two different schools. Through a series of case studies of school sites, teachers, and students, this book presents evidence of how these…
Descriptors: Mothers, At Risk Students, Literacy, Access to Education
Affolter, Tara L., Ed.; Donner, Jamel K., Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2018
Challenging the popular perception that the free market can objectively ameliorate inequality and markedly improve student academic achievement, this book examines the overly positivistic rhetoric surrounding charter schools. Taking a multifocal approach, this book examines how charter schools reproduce inequality in public education. By linking…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Equal Education, Academic Achievement, Public Education
Ahmad, Iftikhar – Routledge Research in Education, 2017
This book presents a history of the ideas and activities of the American Political Science Association (APSA) in the field of citizenship education in public schools. Examining APSA's evolving objectives and strategies in implementing citizenship education, Ahmad analyzes the complicated relationship between the teaching of government in the…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Educational History, Public Schools, Professional Associations
Renshaw, Peter, Ed.; Tooth, Ron, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2017
"Diverse Pedagogies of Place" presents eight original place-responsive pedagogies that address a question of paramount importance in today's world: how do we educate the next generation of students to confront the challenges of global climate change and the on-going degradation of natural environments? Each place-responsive pedagogy is a…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Teaching Methods, Climate, Environmental Education
Orelus, Pierre W., Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2017
In this edited collection, authors from various academic, cultural, racial, linguistic, and personal backgrounds use critical discourse analysis as a conceptual framework and method to examine social inequities, identity issues, and linguistic discrimination faced by historically oppressed groups in schools and society. "Language, Race, and…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Discourse Analysis, Social Differences
Westbrook, Timothy Paul – Routledge Research in Education, 2017
Drawing on the lived experiences of Black students in adult degree completion programs at predominantly White, Christian institutions in the southern United States, this book presents a model for reimagining adult higher education. Westbrook explores the reasons students enrolled in degree programs, how they experience their predominantly white…
Descriptors: African American Students, College Students, Adult Education, Higher Education
Lotherington, Heather, Ed.; Paige, Cheryl, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2017
This book documents a collaborative action research project in one school where researchers and practitioners worked together to develop multimodal literacies and pedagogies for diverse, multilingual elementary classrooms. Following chronologically from Lotherington's "Pedagogy of Multiliteracies" (2011), this volume picks up after…
Descriptors: Learning Modalities, Teaching Methods, Student Diversity, Elementary School Teachers
Craig, Holly K. – Routledge Research in Education, 2016
Many African American children make use of African American English (AAE) in their everyday lives, and face academic barriers when introduced to Standard American English (SAE) in the classroom. Research has shown that students who can adapt and use SAE for academic purposes demonstrate significantly better test scores than their less adaptable…
Descriptors: African American Students, Black Dialects, Language Usage, Barriers
Schmidtke, Carsten, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2016
In this collection of original essays, contributors critically examine the pedagogical, administrative, financial, economic, and cultural contexts of American Indian vocational education and workforce development, identifying trends and issues for future research in the fields of vocational education, workforce development, and American Indian…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Students, Vocational Education, Labor Force Development
Anderson, Jim, Ed.; Macleroy, Vicky, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2016
Classrooms are increasingly multicultural in their social composition, and students are increasingly connected, through digital media, to local and global networks. However, pedagogy has failed to take full advantage of the opportunities these resources represent. "Multilingual Digital Storytelling" draws attention to the interfaces…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Story Telling, Multicultural Education, Technology Uses in Education
Bland, Derek, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2016
"Imagination for Inclusion" offers a reconsideration of the ways in which imagination engages and empowers learners across the education spectrum, from primary to adult levels and in all subject areas. Imagination as a natural, expedient, and exciting learning tool should be central to any approach to developing and implementing…
Descriptors: Imagination, Learning Processes, Educational Practices, Learning Theories
Loo, Sai, Ed.; Jameson, Jill, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2016
"Vocationalism in Further and Higher Education" presents a collection of research-based papers on the 'English model' of vocationalism and higher education. It argues that negative societal and political perceptions have hindered the debate about the significance and relevance of vocational education and training provision to learning,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Job Training
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