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Any Child Can Read Better

Any Child Can Read Better

Harvey S. Wiener

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195102185
eISBN:
9780197560952
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195102185.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Reading, however fundamental the task may seem to everyday life, is a complex process that takes years to master. Yet, learning to read in the early stages is not an overwhelming problem for most ... More

Designs for Science Literacy: with companion CD-ROM

Designs for Science Literacy: with companion CD-ROM

American Association for the Advancement of Science

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195132786
eISBN:
9780197561539
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195132786.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The call for science curriculum reform has been made over and over again for much of the twentieth century. Arguments have been made that the content of the curriculum is not ... More

Emerging MindsThe Process of Change in Children’s Thinking

Emerging Minds: The Process of Change in Children’s Thinking

Robert S. Siegler

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195077872
eISBN:
9780197561379
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195077872.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

How do children acquire the vast array of concepts, strategies, and skills that distinguish the thinking of infants and toddlers from that of preschoolers, older children, and adolescents? In this ... More

Learning to Live TogetherPreventing Hatred and Violence in Child and Adolescent Development

Learning to Live Together: Preventing Hatred and Violence in Child and Adolescent Development

David A. Hamburg and Beatrix A. Hamburg

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195157796
eISBN:
9780197561980
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195157796.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

With a view to deepening our understanding of sources of hatred and prejudice, this book uses a developmental and evolutionary perspective to explore and explain the process by ... More

Learning TogetherChildren and Adults in a School Community

Learning Together: Children and Adults in a School Community

Barbara Rogoff, Carolyn Goodman Turkanis, and Leslee Bartlett

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195097535
eISBN:
9780197562031
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195097535.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book advances the theoretical account that Barbara Rogoff presented in her highly acclaimed book, Apprenticeship in Thinking. Here, Rogoff collaborates with two master ... More

Making Education Work for the PoorThe Potential of Children's Savings Accounts

Making Education Work for the Poor: The Potential of Children's Savings Accounts

Willliam Elliott and Melinda Lewis

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190621568
eISBN:
9780197559697
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190621568.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Making Education Work for the Poor identifies wealth inequality as the gravest threat to the endangered American Dream. Though studies have clearly illustrated that education is ... More

Overcoming the OddsRaising Academically Successful African American Young Women

Overcoming the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Young Women

Freeman A. Hrabowski, Kenneth I. Maton, Monica Greene, and Geoffrey L. Greif

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195126426
eISBN:
9780197561362
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195126426.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

When Beating the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Males appeared in 1998, it was hailed as "a crucial book" (Baltimore Sun) and "undoubtedly one of the most ... More

Readers' LiberationThe Literary Agenda

Readers' Liberation: The Literary Agenda

Jonathan Rose

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198723554
eISBN:
9780191916816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198723554.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The Literary Agenda is a series of short polemical monographs about the importance of literature and of reading in the wider world and about the state of literary education inside ... More

Transmitted WoundsMedia and the Mediation of Trauma

Transmitted Wounds: Media and the Mediation of Trauma

Amit Pinchevski

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190625580
eISBN:
9780197559703
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190625580.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In Transmitted Wounds, Amit Pinchevski explores the ways media technology and logic shape the social life of trauma both clinically and culturally. Bringing media theory to bear ... More

Uninformed Why People Seem to Know So Little about Politics and What We Can Do about It

Uninformed Why People Seem to Know So Little about Politics and What We Can Do about It

Arthur Lupia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780190263720
eISBN:
9780197559598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190263720.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Research polls, media interviews, and everyday conversations reveal an unsettling truth: citizens, while well-meaning and even passionate about current affairs, appear to know ... More

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