Individual eBooks (GVRL)
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Description: Examines the issue of education from a variety of international perspectives.
Description: Areas covered include an overview of American education; primary, elementary, and secondary schools; public versus private schooling; special education; education of gifted children; testing and achievement of students; national education goals; and "at-risk" students. Discusses colleges and universities; issues such as home schooling, school choice, and vouchers; trends in teacher supply and demand; and public opinions about education.
Description: Explores the issues surrounding electronic devices in schools. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
Description: A comprehensive guide to cross-cultural school psychology. Some 400 entries explore the concepts, themes, and latest research findings that are critical to understanding the field.
Description: Offers a complete view of the institutions, people, processes, roles, and philosophies in educational practice in the United States and throughout the world. Features biographies of influential educators; profiles of historic colleges and universities and of organizations active in the field; and an appendix of full text source documents, including education related legislation, international treaties, and testing methods. 8 volumes.
Description: Provides an overview and an explanation of the major topics in the field of educational psychology, including topics in categories such as human learning and development (across the life span), motivation, measurement and statistics, and curriculum and teaching.
Description: Explores the issues surrounding homeschooling. Presents diversity of opinion on the topic, including both conservative and liberal points of view in an even balance.
More Individual eBooks (GVRL)
Description: Examines the fundamental psychological aspects of learning such as cognition, motivation, and emotion, as well as individual and environmental factors at work in the classroom. Explores how instruction and learning are affected by factors such as classroom management, multiculturalism, learning styles, home schooling, peer relationships, school culture, discipline, self-esteem, socioeconomic status, and more.
Description: Explores the issues surrounding religion in schools by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
Description: Explores the issues surrounding school policies by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
Description: Provides model essays on a current controversial issue guiding students in writing a five-paragraph essay, including persuasive, descriptive, expository and cause-and-effect essays. Includes guided reading and discussion questions to help students understand the essays themselves and target persuasive techniques authors use to compose convincing arguments. This volume covers the issue of school shootings.
Description: Explores the issues surrounding standardized testing by placing opinions from a wide range of sources in a pro/con format. Features articles that express various perspectives on this topic.
Description: This 3-volume country-by-country survey of educational systems provides detailed essays on the histories, legal foundations, and primary and secondary educational systems of 233 countries. This updated and expanded edition gives users up-to-date coverage of reorganized educational systems and high-interest topics such as technological advances.