"Schultz reminds us that trust is required for educators to do their jobs well and that current policies and practices have upended trust. She makes a convincing argument about how distrust has come to rule the decision-making processes of many in power and how poor decision-making, at least in the U.S., may be due to the rise and overuse of high-stakes testing. She also alludes to the ways in which distrust now permeates many of our democratic institutions—her analysis may help us understand why.” —Linda Nathan, executive director, Center for Artistry and Scholarship
“With a focus on fostering democratic, equitable education for young people, Ginsberg and Glenn’s engaging text showcases a wide variety of innovative, critical classroom approaches that extend beyond traditional literary theories commonly used in K–12 and higher education classrooms and provides opportunities to explore young adult (YA) texts in new and essential ways.” —Routledge
The How to Manage Behavior Series, Third Edition contains 16 newly revised titles for educational practitioners and parents, 10 of which were completed by John J. Hoover with co-authors. The book titles include How to Teach Self-Control Through Antecedent Analysis, How to Teach Social Skills, How to Use Time-Out and more.
“Kudos to Deborah Palmer for this timely and engaging account on the development of strong and professional identities among the bilingual teachers whose lives she touched. It captures the development of an enduring Central Texas language ecology in which she was not only deeply involved, but also pivotal in its development. This inspiring text is a must-read for all who seek to cultivate critically conscious teachers.” —Angela Valenzuela, professor at University of Texas at Austin
“This updated casebook addresses legal and public policy issues affecting K–12 as well as higher education. . . . It includes extensive material on technology-related issues and a strong focus on equal access to quality education. Topical coverage includes campus safety and the criminal justice system, sexual harassment and assault, the rights of educators, bilingual education, disability rights law, the embattled rights of undocumented students and more.” —West Academic Publishing