Boys' underachievement is grabbing headlines in the education debate, and it has never been more important to solve the problem. This book offers clear and practical strategies to headteachers, classroom teachers and other professionals for ways to address the issue. The book looks at: *reasons for boys' underachievement *ways of adapting teaching styles to maximise learning gains for boys ... and girls *guidance on how to plan successful pyramid, whole-school and classroom approaches *practical strategies for subject leaders and teachers *examples of successful case studies After introductory chapters examining whole-school issues and strategies there are further subject-specific chapters that advise on particular teaching approaches.
Author: Barbara Lesley Brookes
Publisher: Auckland University Press
Release Date: 2003
This study is the fruit of five years' work by a group of Dunedin scholars into the complex ways in which gender operated as a social structure and a shaping force in the lives of the inhabitants of southern Dunedin in the years from 1890 to World War II.
Magic always comes at a price. Harley is a ticking time bomb, ready to detonate with uncontrollable magic. The only solution? Find the Voodoo Queen of New Orleans, make some risky deals, and balance the Light and Darkness within her--before she's torn apart, atom by atom. If only she didn't have a million other problems standing in her way. The new Director of the San Diego Coven isn't exactly friendly, and Katherine has already gained untold power. More than ever, Harley needs answers about the rituals Katherine plans to perform to become like Eris, goddess of discord and destruction. Wade knows that Harley is strong enough to win this battle--not to mention stubborn, overconfident, and wildly reckless. True to his proud family lineage, he's always played by the rules. But for one girl, he's willing to bend those rules, to lie, to give his life. Because love can make a person do crazy things... Continue the journey. Buy now *Beware of spoilers in the reviews below that are without spoiler alerts.*
Author: G. Abels
Release Date: 2012-01-06
Genre: Political Science
An exploration of European integration as seen through a gender lens. This book looks at integration theories, institutional relationships, enlargement, the development of gender law and the role of formal actors, scholars and expert networks in the EU policy-making process. With a focus on gender mainstreaming as a new approach to gender policy.
Author: Carl A. Grant
Release Date: 2008-07-09
This benchmark 6-volume set documents, analyzes, and critiques a comprehensive body of research on the history of multicultural education in the U.S. By collecting and providing a framework for key publications spanning the past thirty-forty years, these volumes provide a means of understanding and visualizing the development, implementation, and interpretation of multicultural education in American society. These volumes do not promote any one scholar's or group's vision of multicultural education, but include conflicting ideals that inform multiple interpretations. Each volume contains archival documents organized around a specific theme: Volume 1: Conceptual Frameworks and Curricular Content Volume 2: Foundations and Stratifications Volume 3: Instruction and Assessment Volume 4: Policy and Governance Volume 5: Students and Student Learning Volume 6: Teachers and Teacher Education The historical time line within each volume illustrates the progression of research and theory on each theme and encourages readers to reflect on the changes in language and thinking concerning educational scholarship in that area. Readers will also see how language, pedagogical issues, and policy reforms have been constructed, assimilated, and mutated over the highlighted period of time. Exploring the tenets of the field and examining the individuals whose work has contributed significantly to equity and social justice for all citizens, this landmark set illuminates the historical importance, current relevance, and future implications of multicultural education.
Author: C. Dunn
Release Date: 2014-04-18
Genre: Social Science
Most sociological work on football fandom has focused on the experience of men, and it usually talks about alcohol, fighting and general hooliganism. This book shows that there are some unique facets of female experience and fascinating negotiations of identity within the male-dominated world of men's professional football.