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The Classrooms All Young Children NeedLessons in Teaching from Vivian Paley

The Classrooms All Young Children Need: Lessons in Teaching from Vivian Paley

Patricia M. Cooper

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226115238
eISBN:
9780226115252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115252.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Teacher and author Vivian Paley is highly regarded by parents, educators, and other professionals for her original insights into such seemingly everyday issues as play, story, gender, and how young ... More

Disabled EducationA Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Disabled Education: A Critical Analysis of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

Ruth Colker

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814708101
eISBN:
9780814708002
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814708101.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Enacted in 1975, the Education for All Handicapped Children Act—now called the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)—provides all children with the right to a free and appropriate public ... More

Distinguishing DisabilityParents, Privilege, and Special Education

Distinguishing Disability: Parents, Privilege, and Special Education

Colin Ong-Dean

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226630007
eISBN:
9780226630021
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226630021.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Students in special education programs can have widely divergent experiences. For some, special education amounts to a dumping ground where schools unload their problem students, while for others, it ... More

Empowering Science and Mathematics Education in Urban Schools

Empowering Science and Mathematics Education in Urban Schools

Angela Barton, Edna Tan, Erin Turner, and Maura Varley Gutiérrez

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226037974
eISBN:
9780226037998
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037998.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Math and science hold powerful places in contemporary society, setting the foundations for entry into some of the most robust and highest-paying industries. However, effective math and science ... More

School PrincipalManaging in Public

School Principal: Managing in Public

Dan C. Lortie

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226493480
eISBN:
9780226493503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226493503.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

When we think about school principals, most of us imagine a figure of vague, yet intimidating authority—for an elementary school student, being sent to the principal's office is roughly on par with a ... More

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