Download Challenges of Conflicting School Reforms: Effects of New by Mark Berends,Gina Schuyler,Joan Chun,Sue Stockly,R. J. PDF

By Mark Berends,Gina Schuyler,Joan Chun,Sue Stockly,R. J. Briggs

A decade in the past, New American colleges (NAS) introduced an bold attempt for wholeschool reform to deal with the perceived lagging success of yankee scholars and the lackluster university reform makes an attempt that experience produced so few significant adjustments. Rand assessed the consequences of NAS designs on lecture room perform and pupil fulfillment in a pattern of colleges in a highpoverty district. It chanced on that whereas highstakes exams may well encourage those faculties to extend functionality, they might additionally offer disincentives to undertake richer, extra indepth curricula which can enhance scholars' studying opportunities.

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Download Jugend und Differenz: Aktuelle Debatten der Jugendforschung by Jutta Ecarius,Marcel Eulenbach PDF

By Jutta Ecarius,Marcel Eulenbach

Welche Kernthemen bilden den aktuellen Diskurs der pädagogischen Jugendforschung? Im Zentrum dieses Bandes stehen Verortungen und Positionsbestimmungen zu den Teilbereichen 'Peers, Schule und Ungleichheit', 'Religion, Migration und Gewalt' und 'Jugend und Geschlecht'. Aufgegriffen und dargestellt werden unterschiedliche Perspektiven und Theorieansätze, die in der Summe einen exklusiven Einblick in den Forschungsstand geben.

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Download Parental conflict (Understanding and Strengthening by Jenny Reynolds,Catherine Houlston,Lester Coleman,Gordon PDF

By Jenny Reynolds,Catherine Houlston,Lester Coleman,Gordon Harold

there's expanding govt acceptance of the significance of early family members studies on members within the long-term and of ways inter-parental clash affects children’s improvement. popularity of the function of such components early in lifestyles is vital to supporting either coverage makers and practitioners advertise confident results for kids. This available ebook experiences fresh examine displaying how teenagers who event excessive degrees of inter-parental clash are at critical probability not just by way of their very own well being, but additionally with regards to the perpetuation of those behaviours later in existence. It examines the diversities among ‘destructive’ and ‘constructive’ clash and the way they impact little ones, explores why a few young children are extra adversely affected than others, and contours the newest proof on how clash impacts baby body structure. Of specific be aware is the book’s specialize in the transforming into evidence-based literature on clash interventions in the final decade. A primer for practitioners operating with households, coverage makers, scholars and lecturers, it is going to express tips on how to increase the tomorrows for kids who adventure demanding kinfolk stories today.

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Download International Adoption by Diana Marre,Laura Briggs PDF

By Diana Marre,Laura Briggs

In the previous twenty years, transnational adoption has exploded in scope and value, becoming up alongside more and more globalized financial kin and the advance and development of reproductive applied sciences. a posh and understudied procedure, transnational adoption opens a window onto the family among international locations, the inequalities of the wealthy and the terrible, and the background of race and racialization, Transnational adoption has been marked by means of the geographies of unequal energy, as teenagers circulation from poorer international locations and households to wealthier ones, but little paintings has been performed to synthesize its advanced and infrequently contradictory effects.

Rather than focusing purely at the usa, as a lot prior paintings at the subject does, overseas Adoption considers the views of a few sending international locations in addition to different receiving nations, rather in Europe. The e-book additionally reminds us that the U.S. additionally sends teenagers into foreign adoptions—particularly young ones of colour. The e-book hence complicates the normal scholarly therapy of the topic, which has a tendency to target the tensions among those that argue that transnational adoption is an outgrowth of yank wealth, strength, and army may well (as good as a rejection of adoption from family foster care) and people who continue that it really is a couple of wish to aid teenagers in need.

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Download In Loving Hands: How the Rights for Young Children Living in by Elsa Chahin,Anna Tardos PDF

By Elsa Chahin,Anna Tardos

In Loving palms is a definitive e-book that advocates for childrens dwelling in residential settings. lower than the correct situations, those associations, whereas no longer continuously having supplied definitely the right weather for fit progress, either emotionally and bodily, can function within the most sensible pursuits of youngsters once they adhere to the precepts of this book.

Written in 3 parts—an assessment, the announcement of ten rights, and international voices of experience—In Loving arms deals an in-depth examine how the standard of care in residential houses may be superior via details, distinct counsel, and acceptable instruments. After accomplished learn, the authors have made it their project to aid associations in effectively taking good care of kids in staff settings the place they may be able to thrive and develop as much as be fit, satisfied, and efficient participants of society.

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Download Lost Freedom: The Landscape of the Child and the British by Mathew Thomson PDF

By Mathew Thomson

misplaced Freedom addresses the frequent feeling that there was a basic switch within the social lifetime of kids in fresh many years: the lack of youth freedom, and particularly, the lack of freedom to roam past the security of domestic. Mathew Thomson explores this phenomenon, focusing on the interval from the second one global conflict till the Seventies, and contemplating the jobs of mental idea, site visitors, protection attention, nervousness approximately sexual
danger, and tv within the erosion of freedom.

Thomson argues that the second one global warfare has a major position during this tale, with war-borne anxieties encouraging an emphasis at the primary significance of a panorama of domestic. struggle additionally inspired the improvement of specifically designed areas for the cultivation of the kid, together with the journey playground, and the digital panorama of kid's tv. notwithstanding, ahead of the Seventies, British kids nonetheless had even more actual freedom than they do this day. misplaced Freedom explores
why this example has replaced. the amount will pay specific realization to the Nineteen Seventies as a interval of transition, and one that observed radical visions of kid liberation, yet with anxieties approximately baby defense additionally escalating in reaction. this is often strikingly tested within the tale of the way the paedophile emerged as
a determine of significant public main issue. Thomson argues that this problem of outrage over baby freedom is indicative of a few of the wider difficulties of the social settlements that were solid out of the second one international War.

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Download Sektenprävention im Unterricht: Eine empirisch basierte by Karin Sauer,Hartmut Schönherr PDF

By Karin Sauer,Hartmut Schönherr

Sauer und Hartmut Schönherr beleuchten zunächst Hintergründe und Entwicklungen
der religiösen Landschaft in der Bundesrepublik. Sie zeigen sowohl
religionssoziologische Faktoren als auch entwicklungspsychologische Aspekte auf,
die Jugendliche durch „Sekten“ ansprechbar machen können. Im zweiten Teil der
Arbeit eröffnen die Autoren unterrichtliche Perspektiven zur Präventionsarbeit
im Religionsunterricht an berufsbildenden Schulen. Dabei geht es nicht vorrangig
um Krisenintervention, sondern um pädagogische Ansätze und didaktische Handreichungen
zur mündigen Auseinandersetzung mit religiösen Angeboten allgemein und im
Speziellen mit Angeboten, welche die persönliche und berufliche Entwicklung
negativ beeinflussen können.

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Download The Bloomsbury Reader in Religion and Childhood by Anna Strhan,Stephen G. Parker,Susan Ridgely PDF

By Anna Strhan,Stephen G. Parker,Susan Ridgely

From contemporary intercourse abuse scandals within the Roman Catholic Church, to arguments approximately religion faculties and spiritual indoctrination, this quantity considers the interconnection among the particular lives of kids and the location of youngsters as placeholders for the long run. early life has frequently been a selected web site of fight for negotiating the positioning of faith in public and daily social lifestyles, and kid's involvement and non-involvement in faith increases powerful emotions simply because they signify the way forward for spiritual and secular groups, even of society itself. The Bloomsbury Reader in faith and youth provides a wealthy source for college kids and students of this interdisciplinary box, and addresses wider questions about the individuality of youth and its spiritual dimensions in historic and modern point of view.

Divided into 5 thematic parts, the quantity presents vintage, modern, and specifically commissioned readings from a number views, together with the sociological, anthropological, old, and theological. Case stories variety from Augustine's description of youth in Confessions, the psychology of faith and youth, to faith in kid's literature, non secular schooling, and Qur'anic colleges.

- spiritual traditions lined contain Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism, within the united kingdom and Europe, united states, Latin the USA and Africa
- An advent situates each one thematic half, and every studying is contextualised by way of the editors
- suggestions on extra examining and learn questions are supplied at the book's webpage

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Download Young Adult Resources Today: Connecting Teens with Books, by Don Latham,Melissa Gross PDF

By Don Latham,Melissa Gross

Young grownup assets this present day: Connecting children with Books, song, video games, video clips, and extra is the 1st finished younger grownup library providers textbook in particular written for today’s multidimensional details panorama.

The authors combine a research-focused info habit process with a literature-focused assets process, and produce jointly in a single quantity key matters with regards to examine, concept, and perform within the provision of data prone to teens. at present, no unmarried publication addresses either YA details behaviors and knowledge assets in any element; as a substitute, books are inclined to specialize in one and provides merely cursory awareness to the opposite.

Key good points of this progressive publication contain its luck in:

  • Integrating thought, study, and practice
  • Integrating implications for perform through the book
  • Integrating wisdom of assets with specialist perform as knowledgeable by means of research
  • Integrating either print and digital codecs throughout—within the source chapters (including web pages and social media)

Latham and Gross accomplish all this whereas, paying specific consciousness to the socially built nature of younger maturity, range, YA improvement, and a number of literacies. Their insurance of data landscapes covers literature (with designated insurance of either genres and subgrenres), videos, magazines, websites, social media, and gaming. the ultimate bankruptcy conceal navigating info landscapes, targeting actual and digital YA areas, readers’ advisory, programming, and collaboration. distinct cognizance is paid to software making plans and evaluation.

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