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Power of Community Engagement for Educational Change - 2835032080

421,06 zł

Power of Community Engagement for Educational Change Lightning Source UK Ltd

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A volume in Family School Community Partnership Issues Series Editors: Diana B. Hiatt-Michael, Pepperdine University Effective schools engage a wide range of families and community members to support their award-winning programs. This monograph highlights exemplary examples of communities, including foundations, community organizers, non-profit organizations, community agencies, as well as school districts, that lead successful group, school, district and state level initiatives to improve educational outcomes. Practitioners and scholars join hands to share promising practices and research-based examples of community initiatives that have had positive impacts on families, schools, and communities. This monograph is vital to educational leadership preparation programs; education policymakers at the local, state, and national levels; school and district level administrators; and a broad range of community leaders.

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Examining the engagement between civil society in Southeast Asia and ASEAN in the ASEAN Community building process - 2826889866

73,41 zł

Examining the engagement between civil society in Southeast Asia and ASEAN in the ASEAN Community building process GRIN Verlag

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Essay from the year 2008 in the subject South Asian Studies, South-Eastern Asian Studies, printed single-sided, grade: A-, LUISS University of Rome (LUISS University of Rome, Faculty of Social Science), 47 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The essay examines the engagement between civil society in Southeast Asia andASEAN in the ASEAN community building process. It argues that in spite of initial efforts inmutual accommodation, both sides have been divided from within, which slows theengagement and gives it more form than substance. The efforts by ASEAN so far will onlycreate a community of the governing elite, not a community of the people. Regionalcommunity building, just like nation-building, is very much a people-centered process. It isnot a simple top-down chain of command and control. If ASEAN wants to establish a realcommunity, it must change its modus operandi. It must be much more than an exclusive clubfor the governing elite by giving more space as well as power to civil society in its agendasettingand decision-making. A community is much more a cognitive than material construction; it is somethingthat has to be believed in, sensed, and nurtured by the people. In Southeast Asia, theAssociation of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is building an ASEAN Community, whichis its most far-reaching project. Yet is it possible for a regional organisation that has beenwidely criticised by civil society for being remote to and detached from the people toestablish a community of caring and sharing societies by 2015 as its statements indicate? Andif yes, how?Meanwhile, civil society has an important role to play in community building. Yetcivil society in Southeast Asia is weak and fragmented. It has been excluded from ASEAN sdecision-making process. Can civil society contribute to ASEAN community building? Andif yes, how?This essay tries to answer these questions by looking at the engagement between civilsociety in Southeast Asia and ASEAN in the ASEAN Community building process. It beginswith a summary of the ASEAN Community building process, which is followed by anexamination of the role of civil society in community building. The third section introducescivil society in Southeast Asia. And the fourth is about the engagement between civil societyand ASEAN prior to ASEAN community building. I divide this part into two periods: beforeand after the Asian financial crisis.

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Community Literacy Journal 8.2 (Spring 2014) - 2841429684

97,93 zł

Community Literacy Journal 8.2 (Spring 2014) Lightning Source UK Ltd

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COMMUNITY LITERACY JOURNAL 8.2 (Spring, 2014) | The journal understands "community literacy" as the domain for literacy work that exists outside of mainstream educational and work institutions. It can be found in programs devoted to adult education, early childhood education, reading initiatives, lifelong learning, workplace literacy, or work with marginalized populations, but it can also be found in more informal, ad hoc projects. For COMMUNITY LITERACY JOURNAL, literacy is defined as the realm where attention is paid not just to content or to knowledge but to the symbolic means by which it is represented and used. Thus, literacy makes reference not just to letters and to text but to other multimodal and technological representations as well. We publish work that contributes to the field's emerging methodologies and research agendas. CONTENTS: ARTICLES: "Reframing the Argument: Critical Service-Learning and Community-Centered Food Literacy" by Veronica House | "Assembling for Agency: Prisoners and College Students in a Life Writing Workshop" by David Coogan | "'Socializing Democracy': The Community Literacy Pedagogy of Jane Addams" by Rachael Wendler | "Investigating Adult Literacy Programs through Community Engagement Research: A Case Study" by Jaclyn M. Wells | "Reading Under Cover of the Veil: Oral and Textual Literacies in Antebellum America" by Sandra Elaine Jones | ""To Learn About Science": Real Life Scientific Literacy Across Multicultural Communities" by Adriana Briseńo-Garzón, Victoria Purcell-Gates, and Kristen H. Perry | BOOK AND NEW MEDIA REVIEWS: "From the Book Review Editor's Desk" by Jim Bowman | "Keyword Essay: 'Community Management'" by Jennifer deWinter | "Unsustainable: Re-imaging Community Literacy, Public Writing, Service-Learning and the University" by Jessica Restaino and Laurie JC Cella, eds., reviewed by Jody A. Briones | "Cultural Practices of Literacy: Case Studies of Language, Literacy, Social Practice, and Power" by Vicoria Purcell-Gates, ed., reviewed by Kelly A. Concannon Mannise | "Local Literacies: Reading and Writing in One Community" by David Barton and Mary Hamilton, reviewed by Charlotte Brammer | "Literacy in the Digital Age," 2nd edition by Richard W. Burniske, reviewed by Lilian Mina

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Future Search in School District Change - 2826665529

302,29 zł

Future Search in School District Change ScarecrowEducation

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Here are sixteen compelling case studies that illustrate the power of future search to create lasting, whole system change. Future Search in School District Change: Connection, Community, and Results chronicles ways in which educational institutions have used broad-based stakeholder involvement to improve education. These experiences, by individual authors-many who are school superintendents, directors, and education professionals-will help those tasked with improving education by offering ideas that have proven successful. These cases document innovative initiatives in rural, suburban, and urban schools on such key issues including: District mergers, Healing racial divisions, Curriculum reform, Developing community partnerships, Creating district-wide strategic plans. This book also contains important educational themes such as: Early childhood education, Improving the performance of school boards, Improving student health, Improving achievement. For superintendents, school board members, district administrators, and anyone else with an interest in high-involvement/high-performing schools and districts.

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University and Urban Revival - 2843287325

195,54 zł

University and Urban Revival University of Pennsylvania Press

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In the last quarter of the twentieth century, urban colleges and universities found themselves enveloped by the poverty, crime, and physical decline that afflicted American cities. Some institutions turned inward, trying to insulate themselves rather than address the problems in their own backyards. Others attempted to develop better community relations, though changes were hard to sustain. Spurred by an unprecedented crime wave in 1996, University of Pennsylvania President Judith Rodin knew that the time for urgent action had arrived, and she set a new course of proactive community engagement for her university. Her dedication to the revitalization of West Philadelphia was guided by her role not only as president but also as a woman and a mother with a deep affection for her hometown. The goal was to build capacity back into a severely distressed inner-city neighborhood-educational capacity, retail capacity, quality-of-life capacity, and especially economic capacity-guided by the belief that "town and gown" could unite as one richly diverse community. Cities rely on their academic institutions as stable places of employment, cultural centers, civic partners, and concentrated populations of consumers for local business and services. And a competitive university demands a vibrant neighborhood to meet the needs of its faculty, staff, and students. In keeping with their mission, urban universities are uniquely positioned to lead their communities in revitalization efforts, yet this effort requires resolute persistence. During Rodin's administration (1994-2004), the Chronicle of Higher Education referred to Penn's progress as a "national model of constructive town-gown interaction and partnership." This book narrates the challenges, frustrations, and successes of Penn's campaign, and its prospects for long-term change.

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Ecology of Learning - 2212828576

111,00 zł

Ecology of Learning Earthscan

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Your house is flooded by a rain-swollen river. What do you learn from this experience? Do you shrug your shoulders and call your insurer? Or do you choose to learn about climate change, switch to renewable energy and lobby politicians? This book is a groundbreaking examination of how learning in everyday environments - business, work, home, community life - is key to improving society and achieving sustainability. It is ideal for educators, teachers, corporate trainers and consultants working to integrate environmental education, sustainability and innovation in non-traditional learning situations. How can we understand and achieve sustainability? How can we re-school society towards sustainability? Throughout life we learn, we develop meanings and connections, and we act. This book explores the possibilities for developing a sustainable society through 'lifelong learning' - that is, learning that happens in everyday environments and activities as diverse as shopping, community, 'edutainment', information and communication technology, the internet, broadcasting, people's experience of place and space, green building, social networks and consumer culture. Drawing on a range of sociological, anthropological and educational studies as well as new research "The Ecology of Learning" provides a broad trans-disciplinary understanding of the topic. The coverage is impressive with an accessible but informed engagement with both theory and practice and a wide range of examples. The voices, stories and experiences of many people are used to illustrate the ways people may reshape our understanding of learning and sustainability.

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Stand Up for Soraya - 2826841798

70,52 zł

Stand Up for Soraya Shout Mouse Press, Inc.

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The Story: Soraya dreams of the life she once knew: a loving mother, school, hope for the future. But now that her mother has died, her father has re-married, and her step-mother treats her as a slave, she feels alone and invisible. Until one day when she meets a little girl named Anita, who courage and sense of justice could change the course of Soraya's life. Through this story the authors issue a challenge: Could you have this courage to change a life? Story Behind the Story: Written by a team of young women served by the Restavek Freedom Foundation, Stand Up For Soraya aims to raise awareness about the inhumanity and injustice of child slavery in Haiti. At the same time, the books give these young women the opportunity to shape the stories of their own lives with power and possibility and hope. This project was a collaboration between Restavek Freedom Foundation and Shout Mouse Press. Restavek Freedom Foundation is a nonprofit organization based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti and Cincinnati, Ohio with a mission to end child slavery in Haiti in our lifetime. Since its inception in 2007, Restavek Freedom has worked on behalf of the 300,000 children living as restavek in Haiti. We advocate for children by providing educational opportunities for those living in restavek, influencing communities to help change cultural norms regarding restavek, and mobilizing community leaders to stand up for freedom. To learn more, visit www.RestavekFreedom.org. Shout Mouse Press is a nonprofit writing program and publishing house for unheard voices. We were founded in Washington, DC in 2014. Shout Mouse partners with nonprofit organizations serving communities in need to design book projects that help further their mission. Our authors have produced original children's books, memoir collections and novels-in-stories. To learn more and to see a full catalog of Shout Mouse titles, visit www.ShoutMousePress.org.

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10 Great Curricula - 2826842685

225,20 zł

10 Great Curricula Information Age Publishing

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10 Great Curricula is a collection of stories written by educators who have come to understand curricula differently as a result of their engagement with a graduate course and its instructor. The book represents the best of what can be found in teaching and learning, in general, and in the quest for meaningful ways to understand curricula in particular. The co-authors of this volume on "10 Great Curricula" framed their inquiries into progressive, democratic curricula, at least initially, through Marsh and Willis' (2007) notions of planned, enacted, and lived curricula. These frames helped the writers think about how to engage a curriculum as it is developed, delivered, and lived by its participants, and for the inquirers to actually become participantinquirers in the curriculum at hand. The chapters depict the power, the possibility, and the transformational potential of "great" progressive curricula today by locating them in schools and in the community, by making them come alive to the reader, and by suggesting means through which the reader can adopt a more progressive, democratic stance to curriculum despite the seemingly overwhelming nature of the conservative, traditionalist, instrumentalist movements in curriculum, teaching, and assessment today. The book is intended for students of education, teaching, and curriculum, undergraduates, graduates, and practicing educational professionals, especially those looking for examples in the world in which progressive, democratic ideals are nurtured and practiced.

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Sexual abstinence - 2846574180

128,07 zł

Sexual abstinence Books LLC, Reference Series

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Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 106. Chapters: Abstinence, be faithful, use a condom, Abstinence-only sex education, Agapetae, Albanian sworn virgins, Chastity, Chastity belt, Chemise cagoule, Law of chastity, Making sense of abstinence, Purity ball, Purity ring, Refusal skills, Sex strike, Silver Ring Thing, The Savior's Alliance for Lifting the Truth, True Love Waits, Umchwasho, Virginity pledge. Excerpt: 446 article summaries including: Message framing and sexual abstinence messages . Understanding Sexual Abstinence in African American Teens . Sexual Abstinence among Female Undergraduate Students . Analyzing attitudes as predictors of sexual abstinence among adolescents . University students' definitions of sexual abstinence and having sex . Condom and sexual abstinence talk in the Malawi National Assembly . Postpartum Sexual Abstinence and Breastfeeding Pattern in Sagamu, Nigeria . The Effect of Sexual Abstinence on Females' Educational Attainment . Post-mating sexual abstinence in a male moth . Sexual Abstinence: the role of religion, peers and family . Sexual abstinence at age 21 in New Zealand: the importance of religion . Breastfeeding: Its relatioship with postpartum amenorrhea and postpartum sexual abstinence in a Nigerian community . Boys will be boys: are there gender differences in the effect of sexual abstinence on schooling . The changing pattern of post-partum sexual abstinence in a Nigerian rural community . Factors Associated with Sexual Abstinence among Adolescents in Four Sub-Saharan African CountriesC . Sexual abstinence in patients with HIV infection: a 2-year follow-up study . Factors Associated with Sexual Abstinence among Adolescents in Four Sub-Saharan African Countries . Exploring the perceptions of sexual abstinence amongst a group of young black male students . Gender Differences in Adolescent Attitudes and Receptivity to Sexual Abstinence Education . Duration of sexual abstinence: epididymal and accessory sex gland secretions and their relationship to sperm motility . Why abstain from sex building and psychometric testing of the Sexual Abstinence Motivation Scale (SAMS) . Postpartum sexual abstinence in the era of AIDS in Ghana: prospects for change . Duration of sexual abstinence: epididymal and accessory sex gland secretions and their relationship to sperm motility . Perceptions about sexual abstinence and knowledge of HIV/AIDS prevention among in-school adolescents in a western Nigerian city . Postpartum Sexual Abstinence and Breastfeeding Pattern in Sagamu, Nigeria; Abstinence sexuelle du postpartum et les types d'allaitement a Shagamu, Nigeria . Celibacy, culture, and society : the anthropology of sexual abstinence / edited by Elisa J Sobo and Sandra Bell . Andrology: The acrosome reaction to ionophore challenge test: assay reproducibility, effect of sexual abstinence and results for fertile men . Increased sexual abstinence among in-school adolescents as a result of school health education in Soroti district, Uganda . True love waits: an examination of the motives and methods of the True Love Waits organization . Just say no! 'Parental Rights,' the Christian Right, and paternal power in abstinence-only sex education . Sexual abstinence behavior among never-married youths in a generalized HIV epidemic country: evidence from the 2005 Côte d'Ivoire AIDS indicator survey . An Analysis of the Message of Pre-marital Sexual Abstinence as a Strategy for HIV Prevention and its Im...

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Tanganyika Under German Rule 1905 - 2826716377

176,15 zł

Tanganyika Under German Rule 1905 Cambridge University Press

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The history of Tanganyika from the Maji Maji rebellion of 1905 (the greatest African rebellion against early European rule) to the last years of German administration. It examines a colonial situation in depth, ranging from the processes of change in African societies to the decisions of policy-makers in Berlin. In the aftermath of rebellion an imaginative Governor, Freiherr von rechenberg, initiated a programme of African cash-crop agriculture. This programme was reversed by a settler community which successfully manipulated the German political system. Meanwhile, after their defeat in armed rebellion, Africans sought power through educational and economic advancement. Tanganyika in 1912 was poised for that struggle for control between European settler and educated African which has been a fundamental theme of the modern history of East and Central Africa. Dr Illiffe's book is one of the few available studies of German colonial administration. He has drawn on a wide range of sources, both in East Africa and Germany. Written in the light of current reappraisal of African history, the book gives valuable insight into African initiatives during the early years of European rule.

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100 Multicultural Proverbs - 2826909433

96,33 zł

100 Multicultural Proverbs Corwin Press Inc

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Proverbs are an important part of the multicultural experience and they are consistently intertwined with socio-cultural and political webs of the people. Proverbs depict and unveil generational continuity, wisdom, power, and humility. To a large measure, they provide deeper meanings and explications of complex situations, events, and daily activities. They portray a true picture of the originality and valuing of oral tradition to the multicultural perspective. In more ways than one, proverbs expose dialogue and discourse as a part of the vernacular of people and they are the icing on the cake in daily oral interactions of diverse communities in the United States and around the world. In 100 Multicultural Proverbs: Underlying Educational Principles for Today's Educators and Leaders, proverbs from different African, Asian, Native American, and Latino tribes, communities, and countries are presented. These proverbs have implications for collaboration, consultation, and cooperation. Everyone has a role in building his or her community.The influx of immigrant minorities into the fabric of the United States society makes it imperative for educators and leaders to change their ways of thinking, teaching, learning, and leading. Clearly, the paradigms and powers have shifted in our society - we can and must learn from each other. To a large extent, this book exposes different ways to solve problems - some ways are through serious thinking and some are through humor.

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