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Schooling the Next Generation: Creating Success in Urban Elementary Schools
Schooling the Next Generation: Creating Success in Urban Elementary Schools
By Dan Zuberi

In Schooling the Next Generation, Dan Zuberi documents the challenges facing ten East Vancouver elementary schools in diverse lower-income communities, as well as the ways their principals, teachers, and parents are overcoming these challenges.

Published Jun 2015
Journeys: Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Practices through Pedagogical Narration
Journeys: Reconceptualizing Early Childhood Practices through Pedagogical Narration
By Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw, Fikile Nxumalo, Laurie Kocher, Enid Elliot, and Alejandra Sanchez
The authors use stories they collected during a collaborative study to offer a range of possibilities for alternative childhood pedagogies. Cutting edge, yet practical; detailed in its analysis, yet inspiring, this book is a boon to the field of early childhood and primary education studies.
Published Oct 2014
Linguistically Appropriate Practice: A Guide for Working with Young Immigrant Children
Linguistically Appropriate Practice: A Guide for Working with Young Immigrant Children
By Roma Chumak-Horbatsch
This path-breaking book provides a convincing argument for the importance of children's home languages and the benefits of dual- and multi-language learning.
Published Sep 2012
Supporting Refugee Children: Strategies for Educators
Supporting Refugee Children: Strategies for Educators
By Jan Stewart
Supporting Refugee Children offers practical advice for teachers, social workers, and counsellors, as well as suggestions for policy makers.
Published May 2011
Schoolteaching in Canada
Schoolteaching in Canada
By Alexander Lockhart

Alexander Lockhart offers a survey of elementary and secondary schoolteachers and presents a profile of the profession as a whole. 

Published Dec 1991
Counting and Measuring: An Approach to Number Education in the Infant School
Counting and Measuring: An Approach to Number Education in the Infant School
By Eileen Churchill

Miss Churchill is fully conversant with the works of Piaget, Cuisenaire, Cassirer and other leading thinkers in educational philosophy, psychology, and linguistics. She has synthesized their concepts with her own experience and research at Leeds University.

Published Sep 2017