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CGP_66multiculturaled.png Multicultural Education: A Renewed Paradigm of Transformation and Call to Action
H. Prentice Baptiste, Ashley Ryan, Blanca Artaujo, & Rose Fuhon-Sells, Editors
2015, 189xiii pp., ISBN 1-880192-56-X
Commemorating the National Association for Multicultural Education’s 25th anniversary, this volume offers commentary on the history and ongoing vision of multicultural education by Geneva Gay, Carl Grant, James Banks, Christine Sleeter, Sonja Nieto and other leaders in the field.
Price: $29.95
CGP_61uspcover.gif The U.S. Presidency and Social Justice: Implications for Public Education
H. Prentice Baptiste, Editor
2006, 371xii pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-51-9
A detailed analysis of the office of the President of the United States in the context of social and educational policy, with a careful examination of eighteen different Presidents and a variety of issues related to political theory, influence, and power.
Price: $39.95
CGP_62warschoolscover.gif The War Schools of Dobrinja: Reading, Writing and Resistance during the Siege of Sarajevo
David M. Berman
2007, 252xxxii pages, ISBN 1-880192-55-1
A carefully research, well-documented, and invitingly written story of the teachers and students who maintained schools in Dobrinja during the early 1990s despite the siege of Sarajevo. A compelling analysis of education under wartime conditions.
Price: $29.95
CGP_50cshcover.gif Compulsory Schooling and Human Learning: The Moral Failure of Public Education in America and Japan
Dayle M. Bethel, Editor
1994, 160 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-13-6
The essays in this book are an outgrowth of an ongoing multicultural dialogue among parents, teachers, and scholars within the Pacific community of nations and peoples concerning educational and social problems and needs for fundamental cultural and educational change.
Price: $17.95
CGP_30tcmcover.gif Transforming the Curriculum for Multicultural Understandings: A Practitioner’s Handbook
James B. Boyer & Prentice H. Baptiste, Jr.
1996, 266 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-19-5
This textbook continues to be used widely in teacher education and multicultural education classes, with a focus on understanding issues of diversity and preparing teachers for contemporary American classrooms.
Price: $19.95
CGP_17etccover.gif Education for the Twenty-First Century
William H. Boyer
2002, 264 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-38-1
In this intellectual biography, William H. Boyer presents a collection of his articles, essays, and philosophy spanning 35 years, focusing on educational issues of peace, ecology, economics, and philosophical reconstruction in this new century.
Price: $24.95
CGP_43eapcover.gif Education as Power
Theodore Brameld
2000 republication of 1965 classic, 199 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-34-9
When Education as Power first appeared in 1965, it quickly became one of the primary texts of the educational reconstruction movement. It remains just as relevant now 40 years later, and has therefore been reissued under the sponsorship of The Society for Educational Reconstruction.
Price: $24.95
CGP_29sescover.gif Seeking Effective Schools for African American Children
Bunyan Bryant & Alan H. Jones
1993, 80 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-01-2
This handbook focuses on five long-standing correlates for effective schools postulated by Ron Edmonds as variables that are present in successful inner-city schools populated primarily by African American children.
Price: $11.95
CGP_44iercover.gif Introducing Educational Reconstruction: The Philosophy and Practice of Transforming Society through Education
Darrol Bussler, Frances L. O’Neil, Angela Raffel, Frank Andrews Stone, & T. Mathai Thomas
1997, 136 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-22-5
As the authors of this volume explain, the philosophy of educational reconstruction has strong roots in the Twentieth Century and significant promise for the Twenty-First Century and beyond.
Price: $14.95
CGP_53fpscover.gif In the First Person Singular: The Foundations of Education
R. Freeman Butts
1993, 112 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-05-5
This book presents three pivotal essays by the eminent educational historian R. Freeman Butts, presenting his reflections on the foundations of education at Teachers College, Columbia University, the development of international education programs at the College, and the evolution of civic education.
Price: $12.95
CGP_32yttcover.gif Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow: Meeting the Challenge of Our Multicultural America & Beyond
Paul D. Christiansen & Michelle Young
1996, 376 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-18-7
This volume forces one to interact with where one stands and, ultimately, to decide if that position is one which helps to meet the challenge of a multicultural America—and to attempt to go beyond to contribute even more in a society as diverse as ours.
Price: $29.95
CGP_33htmcover.gif The Heart of the Matter: Teacher Educators and Teacher Education Reform
Ardra L. Cole, Rosebud Elijah, & J. Gary Knowles, Editors 1998, 496 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-28-4 The 35 contributors to this volume present experiences of the central players in much teacher education reform—younger faculty for whom good teaching is a passion, but whose reform activities too often fail to satisfy promotion and tenure expectations.
Price: $39.95
CGP_22samcover.gif Shadows and Moon: About Being Schooled and a Bit More
Lou Denti
2003, 72 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-44-6
A collection of poems and thoughts about children and youth who have been stigmatized, labeled, and discriminated against because of their learning and behavioral challenges. The volume is used by the author and other faculty in preparing special education teachers.
Price: $19.95
CGP_41atacover.gif All That Appears Isn’t Necessarily So: Morality, Virtue, Politics, and Education
Robert P. Engvall
1998, 188 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-26-8
Attacks on our collective “loss of virtue” have heightened and now occur so routinely that we treat the message as obvious. The purpose of this book is to attack that message, not so much for its content, but more for its method of delivery. Virtue is, after all, rather complicated.
Price: $19.95
CGP_48wkwcover.gif We Know Who We Are: A History of the Blind in Challenging Educational and Socially Constructed Policies—A Study in Policy Analysis
Ronald J. Ferguson
2001, 224 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-35-7
The blind have long been oppressed by socially constructed beliefs about blindness. They have been stereotyped and discriminated against. This volume offers a theoretical model to expose and demystify such beliefs. The evidence in the book speaks for itself.
Price: $24.95
CGP_60uetcover.gif Unemployment, Education, and Training: Case Studies from North America and Europe
Keith Forrester & Kevin Ward, Editors
1991, 354 pp., paper, ISBN 0-9625945-6-3
An examination of contemporary theory and practice and future possibilities for reducing unemployment through education and training, with case studies from Belgium, France, The Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Germany.
Price: $19.95
CGP_27isecover.gif In the Shadow of “Excellence”: Recovering a Vision of Educational Opportunity for All
Gregory J. Fritzberg
1999, 216 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-30-6
This book presents an original and engaging analysis of a concept that would hardly seem to need another treatment—equality of educational opportunity. Gregory Fritzberg gives this notion new vitality with comprehensive research and a fresh and fair-minded critical analysis.
Price: $24.95
CGP_38mimcover.gif Minds in Motion: Using Museums to Expand Creative Thinking
Alan Gartenhaus
1997 (3rd edition), 186 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-21-7
A resource for teachers and parents interested in integrating student creative thinking skills with field trips to art, history, and science museums. The book includes carefully-designed, hands-on activities.
Price: $14.95
CGP_19jd6cover.gif Judicious Discipline
Forrest Gathercoal
2004 (6th edition), 250 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-48-9
This revised and expanded 6th edition of the widely-used Judicious Discipline presents the philosophical background and a practical discussion of an approach to classroom management and student growth revolving around development of self discipline and learning the rights and responsibilities of living in a democratic society.
Price: $27.95
CGP_36jpcover.gif Judicious Parenting
Forrest Gatrhercoal
1992, 212 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-03-9
You spank your children, or ground them, or take away privileges, and they still misbehave. In this ground-breaking book, Forrest Gathercoal explains why punishing children doesn’t do what you think it does—and offers a prescription for family harmony and self-disciplined children.
Price: $14.95
CGP_37jsscover.gif A Judicious Philosophy for School Support Personnel
Forrest Gathercoal
1996, 71 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-16-0
This book is written primarily for school support personnel and volunteers working with students in an educational environment, and the ideas evolve from the Judicious Discipline philosophy that builds on democratic understandings and fosters self-discipline.
Price: $12.95
CGP_65judphilo.gif The Judicious Professor: A Learner-Centered Philosophy for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
2007, 226vi pages, ISBN 1-880192-53-5
An examination of teaching at the college and university level, with a focus on the sharing of responsibility for teaching and learning between professor and students. The nature of the "Judicious Professor" is discussed through theory and examples.
Price: $29.95
CGP_35jcocover.gif Judicious Coaching
Forrest Gathercoal, Paul Gathercoal, Beverly Reilly Bryde, & Nan Verkaik
2002, 160 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-41-1
Written primarily for coaches working with student athletes who play team sports, this volume focuses on the academic and athletic rights and responsibilities of those students, working from the philosophical framework of Judicious Discipline.
Price: $19.95
CGP_58ridcover.gif Russia in Darkness: On Education and the Future
Boris M. Gershunsky
1993, 102 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-04-7
An open letter from a leading Russian education scholar addressed to Russian President Boris Yeltcin, deploring educational conditions and directions in that nation.
Price: $12.95
CGP_55n93cover.gif National Association for Multicultural Education 1993 & 1994 Proceedings
Carl A. Grant, Editor
1995, 454 pp., paper
Collected and edited proceedings from the 1993 and 1994 annual conferences of the National Association for Multicultural Education.
Price: $24.95
CGP_56n95cover.gif National Association for Multicultural Education 1995 Proceedings
Carl A. Grant, Editor
1997, 368 pp., paper
Collected and edited proceedings from the 1995 annual conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education.
Price: $24.95
CGP_57n96cover.gif National Association for Multicultural Education 1996 Proceedings
Carl A. Grant, Editor
1997, 336 pp., paper
Collected and edited proceedings from the 1996 annual conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education.
Price: $24.95
CGP_64kqecover.gif Key Questions for Educators
William Hare & John P. Portelli, Editors
2007, 162xiv pages, ISBN 1880192-52-7
A collection of 40 original essays by well-known educational scholars responding to key questions about education and schooling. The result is a network of educational ideas of value to theoreticians and practitioners alike.
Price: $24.95
CGP_21qlecover.gif Quality Learning Experiences for ALL Students
Tonya Huber
2002, 176 pp. (8-1/2x11 format), paper, ISBN 1-880192-36-5
A textbook for multicultural education and teacher education classes rich in multiple and varied ideas that help both teachers and students learn and appreciate the benefits of culturally responsive pedagogy.
Price: $24.95
CGP_20owmcover.gif On the Wings of Metaphor
Stanley D. Ivie
2003, 333 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-45-4
Metaphors are the stock in trade of educators, and in this textbook Stanley D. Ivie explores ideas from key educators throughout history and assists students in understanding, developing, and using metaphors in their education and life.
Price: $29.95
CGP_52etvcover.gif Educationists and Their Vanities: 100 Missives to My Colleagues
George F. Kneller
1994, 208 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-12-8
George F. Kneller was a keen observer and commentator on the growth and development of the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Los Angeles, and this volume collects together 100 “missives” shared with his colleagues at the School.
Price: $15.95
CGP_54amlcover.gif A Matter of Loyalty: The Los Angeles School Board vs. Frances Eisenberg
Martha Kransdorf
1994, 140 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-11-X
This is the story of Frances Eisenberg, a teacher in Los Angeles who in the 1950s was dismissed by the school system because of political associations with communism.
Price: $14.95
CGP_39_v3_pjdcover4thed.gif Practicing Judicious Discipline: An Educator’s Guide to the Democratic Classroom
Barbara McEwan Landau, Editor
2008 (4th edition), 289 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-54-3
This expanded edition of the workbook designed to be used with Judicious Discipline offers essays, stories of practice, and a wide range of lesson plans, worksheets, and forms related to putting Judicious Discipline into action.
Price: $29.95
CGP_18ghlcover.gif A Geography of Human Life
Tsunesaburo Makiguchi
2002, English Edition, Edited by Dayle M. Bethel, xxxvi & 310 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-42-X
This volume by a distinguished Japanese scholar, first published in Japan in 1903, offers a unique ecological and educational perspective on the relationship between humankind and nature, a perspective still very relevant over 100 years after its first presentation.
Price: $29.95
CGP_26eslcover.gif Empowering the Second-Language Classroom: Putting the Parts Together
Huberto Molina with Ralph A. Hanson & Donna L. Siegel
1997, 88 pp. (8-1/2x11 format), paper, ISBN 1-880192-23-3
A handbook and workbook for initial preparation and professional development of teachers working with classrooms that include second-language learners.
Price: $19.95
CGP_23atlcover.gif A Teacher’s Life: Stories of Literacy, Teacher Thinking, and Professional Development
James A. Muchmore
2004, 203xiii pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-47-0
A Teacher’s Life blurs the distinction between biography and qualitative research in presenting the story of a veteran English teacher and placing her experiences in the context of the author’s own professional life.
Price: $25.95
CGP_25ccacover.gif Challenges of a Changing America: Perspectives on Immigration and Multiculturalism in the United States
Ernest R. Myers, Editor
2001 (2nd edition), 336 pp. (6x9 format), paper, ISBN 1-880192-37-3
A resource-reference book in education, history, psychology, mental health, ethnic studies, and intergroup relations that provides and examines perspectives on immigration and multiculturalism in the United States.
Price: $29.95
CGP_45khpcover.gif Knowing Her Place: Research Literacies and Feminist Occasions
Lorri Neilsen
1998, 288 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-27-6
This volume of stories, essays, research articles, and poems portray two decades in Lorri Neilsen’s career as a writer, teacher, researcher, and mother.
Price: $24.95
CGP_16awicover.gif The Art of Writing Inquiry
Lorri Neilsen, Ardra L. Cole, & J. Gary Knowles, Editors
2001, 324 pp., paper, ISBN 1-894132-06-8
A rich collection of arts-informed writing as inquiry and inquiry into writing, including essays, reflections, fiction, poetry, and plays at the leading edge of contemporary scholartistry.
Price: $32.95
CGP_49aitcover.gif Advancing Invitational Thinking
John M. Novak, Editor 1992, 260 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-02-2 Invitational Education is a democratically-based self-concept approach to working with people and constructing positive school cultures. The contributors to this book are all practitioners and theoretitians of Invitational Education.
Price: $15.95
CGP_15ciscover.gif Creating Inviting Schools
John M. Novak, Wendy Rocca, & Ann-Marie DiBiase, Editors
2006, 260 pp., ISBN 1-880192-49-7
This book of 14 chapters by two dozen scholars and practitioners of Invitational Education brings together the stories of professional leaders who have successfully applied invitational theory to the challenges and practices of real-life schools.
Price: $29.95
CGP_34joycover.gif The JOY of Sciencing: A Hands-on Approach to Developing Science Literacy and Teen Leadership through Cross-Age Teaching and Community Action
Richard Ponzio & Charles Fisher, Editors
1998, 112 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-24-1
This volume describes the community service emphasis of the Science Experiences and Resources for Informal Education Settings, a national 4-H program headquartered at the University of California, Davis.
Price: $19.95
CGP_42cspcover.gif Cognitive Science and Philosophy of Education: Toward a Unified Theory of Learning and Teaching
Jerome A. Popp
1999, 260 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-31-4
The goal of this book is to introduce educators to the issues within current cognitive studies that will influence how we will be thinking about learning and intelligence in the years to come.
Price: $24.95
CGP_51emccover.gif The Educational Messiah Complex: American Faith in the Culturally Redemptive Power of Schooling
Sanford W. Reitman
1992, 232 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-00-4
This volume examines historical, philosophical, sociological, political, anthropological, and economic aspects of “The Educational Messiah Complex,” as well as drawing on cross-cultural comparisons with Israel.
Price: $19.95
CGP_28mescover.gif The MESA Way: A Success Story of Nurturing Minorities for Math/Science-Based Careers
Wilbur H. Somerton, Mary Perry Smith, Robert Finnell, & Ted Fuller
1994, 212 pp. (6x9 format), paper, ISBN 1-880192-10-1
This volume tells the story of the Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement program that started at the University of California, Berkeley in the 1970s and involved many other campuses and public schools in an ongoing effort to open education in those fields to minority students.
Price: $17.95
CGP_14afacover.gif Academies for Anatolia: A Study of the Rationale, Program, and Impact of the Educational Institutions Sponsored by the American Board in Turkey, 1830-2005
Frank A. Stone
2006, 400 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-50-0
An historical, social, and political examination of the schools initiated, operated, and sponsored in Turkey by the American Board and its contemporary successors.
Price: $39.95
CGP_24tbecover.gif Theodore Brameld’s Educational Reconstruction: An Intellectual Biography
Frank A. Stone
2003, viii & 296 pp., paper
ISBN 1-880192-43-8
The activist thinker most related to the philosophy of education called educational reconstruction is Theodore Brameld (1904-1987), and this intellectual biography investigates the influences that shaped Brameld’s life and thought.
Price: $29.95
CGP_59sfmcover.gif School with Forest and Meadow
Ikue Tezuka
1995, 125 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-15-2
This volume describes the educational theory and practice of Giichiro Yamanouchi, including illustrations and commentary from his educational reform efforts in Japan.
Price: $17.95
CGP_31buscover.gif We Can Have Better Urban Schools
Cornell Thomas, Paulette Fitzhugh-Walker, & Phildra T. Jefferies
2000, 132 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-33-0
This book is about the education of students in urban school environments. The practices espoused strongly support the notion that urban schools can be, and oftentimes are, communities where successful teaching and learning occurs.
Price: $19.95
CGP_40wwtcover.gif Who Will Teach? A Case Study of Teacher Education Reform
Rena Upitis, Senior Editor
2000, 318 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-32-2
Through the voices of professors, administrators, principals, teachers, and past and present teacher candidates, this volume explores the workings of a significant change initiative undertaken by the Faculty of Education at Queen’s University.
Price: $29.95
CGP_46mwlcover.gif My Way of Looking at It: An Autobiography
William Van Til
1996, 478 pp, paper, ISBN 1-880192-17-9
Through the autobiographical writing of a major figure in Twentieth Century education, this volume provides important history, personal stories, and social commentary all woven together by an eminent communicator.
Price: $29.95
CGP_47smcover.gif Schoolmarms: Women in America’s Schools
Edwina Walsh
1995, 235 pp., paper, ISBN 1-880192-14-4
This volume gives voice to one woman’s experiences as a teacher and administrator, grappling with sexism and other forms of intolerance in American schools. It is surely the voice of many if not most woman in education.
Price: $19.95