Sociocultural Contexts Of Language And Literacy

Author: Teresa L. McCarty
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 113563016X
Size: 22.61 MB
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The text is grounded in current research and theory that integrate sociocultural and constructivist concepts and perspectives and provide a framework teachers can use to develop strategies for teaching reading, writing, and thinking to ...

Understanding Urban Ecosystems

Author: Alan R. Berkowitz
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 038722615X
Size: 46.67 MB
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This book is a first of its kind effort to bring together leaders in the biological, physical and social dimensions of urban ecosystem research with leading education researchers, administrators and practitioners, to show how an ...

Silent Spring At 50

Author: Roger Meiners
Publisher: Cato Institute
ISBN: 1937184196
Size: 46.66 MB
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As an iconic work, the book has often been shielded from critical inquiry, but this landmark anniversary provides an excellent opportunity to reassess its legacy and influence.

Stories Matter

Author: Dana L. Fox
Publisher: National Council of Teachers
ISBN: 9780814147443
Size: 31.34 MB
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"This collection of essays addresses the idea of cultural authentiaty in children's literative. The collection includes essays by children's book authors and illustrators, editors, and teachers.

Restoring The Balance

Author: Gail Guthrie Valaskakis
Publisher: Univ. of Manitoba Press
ISBN: 0887553613
Size: 19.57 MB
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Centuries of colonization, however, have devalued the traditional roles of First Nations women, causing a great gender imbalance that limits the abilities of men, women, and their communities in achieving self-actualization.Restoring the ...

Trees I

Author: Y. P. S. Bajaj
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642705766
Size: 10.74 MB
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Biotechnology has come to a stage where, by replacing some of the age old practices of breeding, it can produce novel and improved plants and animals that can better serve human beings and their purposes.

The Tender Soldier

Author: Vanessa M. Gezari
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1439177392
Size: 33.91 MB
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Part of the Pentagon's most daring and controversial attempt since Vietnam to bring social science to the Afghanistan battlefield, three tough-minded American civilians find their humanity tested and their lives forever changed by this ...

The Un Role In Promoting Democracy

Author: Edward Newman
Publisher: United Nations Publications
ISBN: 9789280811049
Size: 10.52 MB
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This publication considers the issues and challenges involved in the UNs work to promote democratic governance throughout the world, and explores how the ideals of democracy interact with the realities of power in the international arena ...