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Conchas, Gilberto Q., Ed.; Hinga, Briana M., Ed.; Abad, Miguel N., Ed.; Gutierrez, Kris D., Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
"The Complex Web of Inequality in North American Schools" analyzes and challenges the critical gaps and inequalities that persist in the American school system. Showing how historical biases have been inherited in current polices relating to non-dominant youth, the text calls for educational reforms that perform in the name of social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Equal Education, Educational Change, Social Justice
Postholm, May Britt, Ed.; Vennebo, Kirsten Foshaug, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
"Applying Cultural Historical Activity Theory in Educational Settings" harnesses research and development for educational improvement, bridging the gap between research and practice. Exploring how collaborations between researchers and practitioners can be used to co-construct solutions to real-world problems, this book considers key…
Descriptors: Social Psychology, Cultural Context, Theory Practice Relationship, Cooperation
Cheng, Yin Cheong – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
As social contexts and demands change in the 21st century, pedagogies and policies must adapt to keep up. Increasing emphasis on global preparedness, competitivity, and holistic education alongside a fast-paced, ever-changing environment may make policy implementation difficult. However, Cheng asserts that it is only by understanding the current…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Educational Trends
Whitelaw, Jessica – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
This book highlights the unique and co-generative intersections of the arts and literacy that promote critical and socially engaged teaching and learning. Based on a year-long ethnography with two literacy teachers and their students in an arts-based public high school, this volume makes an argument for arts-based education as the cultivation of a…
Descriptors: Art Education, Literacy Education, Ethnography, Public Schools
Van den Branden, Kris – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
"Rethinking Schools and Renewing Energy for Learning" presents a comprehensive view on the major challenges educators face in the 21st century, and the ways in which schools can make a difference. It describes key principles that can serve as guidelines for tackling those challenges in an effective and manageable way, looking both at…
Descriptors: Educational Change, 21st Century Skills, Teaching Methods, Guides
Varenne, Herve, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
This volume investigates the ubiquitous education of everyday life as people contest the normal, settle on a new convention, and deal with the difficulties that arise. By documenting adolescent Dominican girls, young men in Silicon Valley, successful venture capitalists, and others imagining, explaining, and challenging the status quo, this book…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Anthropology, Instructional Design, Science Laboratories
Pratt, Yvonne Poitras – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
Exploring the relationship between the role of education and Indigenous survival, "Digital Storytelling in Indigenous Education" is an ethnographic exploration of how digital storytelling can be part of a broader project of decolonization of individuals, their families, and communities. By recounting how a remote Indigenous (Métis)…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Canada Natives, American Indian Education, American Indian Culture
Evans, Ronald W. – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
By exploring the tensions, impacts, and origins of major controversies relating to schooling and curricula since the early twentieth century, this insightful text illustrates how fear has played a key role in steering the development of education in the United States. Through rigorous historical investigation, Evans demonstrates how numerous…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Educational Development, Educational History, Fear
Chang, Chew-Hung, Ed.; Kidman, Gillian, Ed.; Wi, Andy, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
In a fast-changing, globalising world, the teaching and implementation of a curriculum for Education for Sustainability (EfS) has been a challenge for many teachers. "Issues in Teaching and Learning of Education for Sustainability" highlights the issues and challenges educators and academics face in implementing EfS and gives examples of…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Curriculum Implementation, Theory Practice Relationship, Social Problems
Morrell, Ernest, Ed.; Rowsell, Jennifer, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
Challenging the assumption that access to technology is pervasive and globally balanced, this book explores the real and potential limitations placed on young people's literacy education by their limited access to technology and digital resources. Drawing on research studies from around the globe, "Stories from Inequity to Justice in Literacy…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Equal Education, Access to Computers, Disadvantaged
Juzwik, Mary M., Ed.; Stone, Jennifer C., Ed.; Burke, Kevin J., Ed.; Dávila, Denise, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
Because spiritual life and religious participation are widespread human and cultural phenomena, these experiences unsurprisingly find their way into English language arts curriculum, learning, teaching, and teacher education work. Yet many public school literacy teachers and secondary teacher educators feel unsure how to engage religious and…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Christianity, Language Usage, Racial Bias
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
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