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Items in Education that were added to the Concordia University Libraries collection in the last 30 days.


  • The Wiley handbook of diversity in special education / edited by Marie Tejero Hughes and Elizabeth Talbott
    LC 4019 H355 2017eb
    The Wiley Handbook of Diversity in Special Education is a state-of-the-art reference showcasing cutting-edge special education research with a focus on children and youth with disabilities from diverse cultural, ethnic, linguistic, and economic backgrounds.
    Cutting-edge special education research focusing on children and youth with disabilities from diverse cultural, ethnic, linguistic, and economic backgrounds An authoritative contribution to the field, this work charts a new path to effective interventions and sets an agenda for future research Addresses disabilities from an international perspective

  • Advances in Web-Based Learning – ICWL 2017 16th International Conference, Cape Town, South Africa, September 20-22, 2017, Proceedings / edited by Haoran Xie, Elvira Popescu, Gerhard Hancke, Baltasar Fernández Manjón
    LB1028.43-1028.75

  • Data driven approaches in digital education : 12th European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning, EC-TEL 2017, Tallinn, Estonia, September 12-15, 2017, Proceedings / Élise Lavoué, Hendrik Drachsler, Katrien Verbert, Julien Broisin, Mar Pérez-Sanagustín (eds.)
    LB 1028.3 E97 2017eb

  • Post-conflict education for democracy and reform : Bosnian education in the post-war era, 1995--2015 / Brian Lanahan
    LA1009.B6
    This book examines the history of Bosnia and post-conflict Bosnian education in the setting of a society very much still politically divided. Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) serves as the perfect case study for examining how education evolves within the context of massive state-building efforts and mass educational reform. Focusing on issues central to successful education in a democracy, Lanahan highlights the importance of the governance structures of the Dayton Peace Accords, the split nature of education in BiH, the international community's involvement in education, teacher education, and higher education reform.
    Drawing on a wealth of research by national and international experts, this book provides an engaging and timely study of global governance, regional integration, and oversight by the international community over a 20-year period for policymakers to consider as they continue to create policy for other emerging democracies. Both academics and practitioners in the field of international education and development will find this an invaluable text.

  • History Education and Conflict Transformation : Social Psychological Theories, History Teaching and Reconciliation / edited by Charis Psaltis, Mario Carretero, Sabina Čehajić-Clancy
    LA2396

  • Language, Education and Technology edited by Steven L. Thorne, Stephen May
    LC8

  • Creative dimensions of teaching and learning in the 21st century / edited by Jill B. Cummings and Mary L. Blatherwick
    LB 1027 C74 2017eb

  • The world of science education : handbook of research in science education in Sub-Saharan Africa / edited by Femi S. Otulaja and Meshach B. Ogunniyi
    LB1585.5.A25

  • PBL in engineering education : international perspectives on curriculum change / edited by Aida Guerra, Ronald Ulseth and Anette Kolmos
    LB1027.42

  • Adult education and lifelong learning in southeastern Europe : a critical view of policy and practice / edited by George A. Koulaouzides and Katarina Popović
    LC5256.A2

  • Of books, barns, and boardrooms : exploring praxis through reflexive inquiry / Ellyn Lyle
    LB 1027 L95 2017eb

  • New framings on anti-racism and resistance. edited by Joanna Newton and Arezou Soltani
    LC212.5

  • The tertiary education imperative : knowledge, skills and values for development / Jamil Salmi
    LC67.6

  • Co-creation in higher education : students and educators preparing creatively and collaboratively to the challenge of the future / edited by Tatiana Chemi and Lone Krogh
    LB 2331 C63 2017eb

  • The university as a critical institution? / edited by Rosemary Deem and Heather Eggins
    LB2341

  • Ways of being in teaching : conversations and reflections / edited by Sean Wiebe, Ellyn Lyle, Peter R. Wright, Kimberly Dark, Mitchell McLarnon and Liz Day
    LB1025.3

  • When education meets politics in Taiwan : a game theory perspective (1994-2016) / Ka-ho Kwok
    LC94.T35

  • The (im)possible multicultural teacher : a critical approach to understanding white teachers' multicultural work / Charise Pimentel ; foreword by H. Richard Milner IV
    LC 1099.3 P56 2017eb

  • Transitioning children with disabilities : from early childhood through adulthood / edited by Antonio L. Ellis
    LC4019

  • Handbook of rural school mental health / Kurt D. Michael, John Paul Jameson, editors
    LB3430

  • So all can learn : a practical guide to differentiation / John McCarthy
    LB 1031 M26 2017
    How do we educate so all can learn? What does differentiation look like when done successfully? This practical guide to differentiation answers these questions and more. Based on national and international work, McCarthy shares how educators finally understand how differentiation can work. Bridging pedagogy and practice, each chapter addresses a key understanding for how good teaching practices can include differentiation with examples and concrete methods and strategies. The book is constructed to differentiate for diverse educators: veteran of many years to the pre-service teacher, classroom teacher leader to administrator as instructional leader, and coaches for staff professional development: -Presents common language for staff discussing learner needs. -Provides structures for designing powerful learning experiences so all can learn. -Includes chapter reflection questions and job-embedded tasks to help readers process and practice what they learn. -Explore a supporting website with companion resources. All learners deserve growth. All teachers and administrators deserve methods and practices that helps them to meet learner needs in an ever challenging education environment. Take this journey so all can learn.

  • Re-designing teacher education for culturally and linguistically diverse children : a critical-ecological approach / edited by Ana Christina daSilva Iddings
    LB 1707 R43 2017

    Through a critical-ecological lens, this book examines how to prepare preservice teachers to be resourceful and responsive practitioners in addressing the intellectual needs of children often labeled as "culturally and linguistically diverse." It explores a comprehensive re-design of a teacher education program grounded in research on the complex factors that affect the teaching and learning of linguistically and culturally diverse children. Re-Designing Teacher Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students challenges hegemonic cultural and linguistic norms, quantitative and static views of "resources," the impact of U.S. education policy, and the limited attention to the agency, identities, and strategic actions of diverse students and their families.


  • A quick guide to special needs and disabilities / Bob Bates
    LC 4704 B38 2017
    A Quick Guide to Special Needs is an easy go-to guide for busy teachers, SENCOs, practitioners and anyone else who is interested in pragmatic solutions to the challenges of teaching children and young people with additional needs.

    Detailing over 60 conditions which cause people to have additional needs, Bob Bates helps you broaden your understanding of different physical, neurological, psychological, and developmental needs with accessible bite-sized explanations of the conditions, best practice approaches to working with these learners, and how to apply them to your everyday teaching. Each individual need is explained over a 2-page spread and every entry includes:

    Case studies. encouraging you to reflect on real-life situations to understand the impact that each condition has on people and how they, and their parents and their deal with it. Do it steps o ffering a simple step-by-step approach that you can follow in order to meeting additional needs arising out of these conditions Important steps for the classroom, suggesting three important steps, specifically for teachers to use in the classroom Recommended reading, suggesting books, articles and websites where further information on specific conditions are available

    Whether you're a newly qualified or experienced teacher, or simply want to further your understanding on the vast variety of individual needs, this guide is the ideal dip-in dip-out reference point for SEND.


  • Parents and families of students with special needs : collaborating across the age span / [edited by] Vicki A. McGinley, West Chester University, Melina Alexander, Weber State University
    LC 4031 P37 2018

    Parents and Families of Students With Special Needs: Collaborating Across the Age Span teaches students the skills they need to effectively collaborate with parents and families to ensure a child's success in the classroom. Authors Vicki A. McGinley and Melina Alexander's text takes a lifespan approach with a special emphasis on the critical transition points in a child's life. Information is provided on what can be seen at each stage of an individual with disabilities' development, and addresses concerns and needs that families may have during these unique phases of growth. Chapters written by professors and professionals who are also parents of students with special needs bring a diverse range of voices into the narrative. The authors provide an in-depth discussion of how parents and families are affected by particular disabilities, family system theory, the laws that affect individuals with disabilities, and assessments for individuals with disabilities.


  • Conversation compass : a teacher's guide to high-quality language learning in young children / Stephanie M. Curenton, PhD
    LB 1576 C859 2016

    Classroom conversation plays an important role in the development of children's language and reasoning skills. However, studies show that classroom talk relies too much on directives and close-ended questions. Conversation Compass provides many tools, including converstaion maps and tracking forms, activities and reflection questions, and more.

    Learn to adapt your classroom conversations to meet the diverse needs of all the children you teach and set them up for academic success.

    Stephanie M. Currenton, PhD , is an assistant professor at Rutgers University and the associate editor of Early Childhood Research Quarterly and a former member of the governing board of NAEYC.


  • Contemporary perspectives on research on bullying and victimization in early childhood education / edited by Olivia N. Saracho, University of Maryland
    LB 3013.3 C66 2016

  • Appropriating the discourse of social justice in teacher education / Marta P. Baltodano
    LB 1715 B34 2015
    In recent years there have been strong movements of reforms in teacher education. The most common are intended to adjust teacher preparation to the standardization demands of NCLB, Race to the Top, and CAEP to make teacher education more accountable. These reforms carried out in the name of excellence, accountability, diversity, and inclusion constitute subliminal efforts to appropriate the possibilities for real transformation in teacher education. However, in spite of the pervasive rhetoric to identify diversity and social justice with the accountability and standardization movement, there are endeavors to create transformations in teacher preparation that are authentic. These deliberate changes seek to counteract the neoliberal vision of school reform and strive to reclaim the original goals of public education represented in a vision of rigorous content knowledge, democratic schooling, and social justice. Appropriating the Discourse of Social Justice in Teacher Education is a testimony to that kind of authentic reform. It documents the transformational efforts of a teacher education program that infused the preparation of its teachers with a vision of education as a public good. This book validates the claim that the process of reproduction of social inequalities in teacher education is not a perfect, static process, but on the contrary, the real seeds of transformation within teacher education departments are abundant."

  • De l'éducation spécialisée / Maurice Capul, Michel Lemay
    LC 3965 C36 2013

  • Comparative studies in educational policy analysis / by Timothy Reagan
    LC 71 R43 2012
    This book has a pedagogical goal in mind; it is not a scholarly work so much as an applied text informed by scholarship and research. The book's goal is to provide individuals who are teaching courses in comparative and international education, educational administration, educational policy, and politics of education with a supplementary text that can be used to help their students develop skills in policy analysis, evaluation and development. As is explained in the book, the problem that we face with respect to having students engage in "hands-on" study of particular cases is that by focusing on real cases, students are faced with either virtually unlimited data, or insufficient data (or, indeed, paradoxically with both problems). In addition, students come to such cases with all sorts of preconceptions that can cloud judgment in a host of ways. By making use of fictitious case studies, though, we can carefully limit the amount of data with which students need to deal, and we can also minimize the challenges presented by the "baggage" that students might bring with them about particular real nations.

  • Getting out : strategies for outdoor education / Keith Wilkinson, Alex Wright, Stuart Robertson
    LB 3483 W74X

  • Violence in the schools, causes and remedies / by Michael Berger
    LB 1033 B47

  • The cultural dimensions of educational computing : understanding the non-neutrality of technology / C.A. Bowers
    LB 1028.43 B68 1988

  • Education: intellectual, moral, and physical, by Herbert Spencer
    LB 675 S7 1896
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