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And Tango Makes Three

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ISBN : 1481446959
Pages : 36 pages
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Download And Tango Makes Three in PDF by Justin Richardson Full Book and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2015-06-02 with total page 36 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: When male penguins Silo and Roy attempt to hatch an egg-shaped rock and find no success in their efforts, the zookeepers decide to place a fertilized penguin egg in their cage and end up with little baby Tango, in an amusing tale based on a true story from the Central Park Zoo.


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Stepping Stones Read-Along

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Publisher : Orca Book Publishers
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ISBN : 1459814924
Pages : 28 pages
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Download Stepping Stones Read-Along in PDF by Margriet Ruurs Full Book and published by Orca Book Publishers. This book was released on 2016-10-18 with total page 28 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Rama and her family, are forced to flee their once-peaceful village to escape the ravages of the civil war raging ever closer to their home With only what they can carry on their backs, Rama and her mother, father, grandfather and brother, Sami, set out to walk to freedom in Europe. This unique picture book was inspired by the stone artwork of Syrian artist Nizar Ali Badr, discovered by chance by Canadian children’s writer Margriet Ruurs. The author was immediately impressed by the strong narrative quality of Mr. Badr’s work, and, using many of Mr. Badr’s already-created pieces, she set out to create a story about the Syrian refugee crisis. Orca Book Publishers is pleased to offer this book as a dual-language (English and Arabic) edition.


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And Tango Makes Three

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ISBN : 1481460951
Pages : 40 pages
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Download And Tango Makes Three in PDF by Justin Richardson Full Book and published by Simon and Schuster. This book was released on 2015-06-02 with total page 40 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The heartwarming true story of two penguins who create a nontraditional family. At the penguin house at the Central Park Zoo, two penguins named Roy and Silo were a little bit different from the others. But their desire for a family was the same. And with the help of a kindly zookeeper, Roy and Silo got the chance to welcome a baby penguin of their very own.


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Miseducation

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Publisher : JHU Press
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ISBN : 1421419319
Pages : 384 pages
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Download Miseducation in PDF by A. J. Angulo Full Book and published by JHU Press. This book was released on 2016-02-18 with total page 384 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Ignorance, or the study of ignorance, is having a moment. Ignorance plays a powerful role in shaping public opinion, channeling our politics, and even directing scholarly research. The first collection of essays to grapple with the historical interplay between education and ignorance, Miseducation finds ignorance—and its social production through naïveté, passivity, and active agency—at the center of many pivotal historical developments. Ignorance allowed Americans to maintain the institution of slavery, Nazis to promote ideas of race that fomented genocide in the 1930s, and tobacco companies to downplay the dangers of cigarettes. Today, ignorance enables some to deny the fossil record and others to ignore climate science. A. J. Angulo brings together seventeen experts from across the scholarly spectrum to explore how intentional ignorance seeps into formal education. Each chapter identifies education as a critical site for advancing our still-limited understanding of what exactly ignorance is, where it comes from, and how it is diffused, maintained, and regulated in society. Miseducation also challenges the notion that schools are, ideally, unimpeachable sites of knowledge production, access, and equity. By investigating how laws, myths, national aspirations, and global relations have recast and, at times, distorted the key purposes of education, this pathbreaking book sheds light on the role of ignorance in shaping ideas, public opinion, and policy.


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Family Matters

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Publisher : ABC-CLIO
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ISBN : 1591587824
Pages : 147 pages
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Download Family Matters in PDF by Ruth Lyn Meese Full Book and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2009-11-01 with total page 147 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Presents reviews of a variety of children's books featuring the themes of adoption and foster care.


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Science, Worldviews and Education

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Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
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ISBN : 9048127793
Pages : 345 pages
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Download Science, Worldviews and Education in PDF by Michael Matthews Full Book and published by Springer Science & Business Media. This book was released on 2009-07-14 with total page 345 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book has its origins in a special issue of the journal Science & Education (Volume 18 Numbers 6–7, 2009). The essay by Costas Skordoulis – ‘Science and Worldviews in the Marxist Tradition’ – did not appear in that special issue due to a mistake in production scheduling. It was published in an earlier issue of the journal (Volume 17 Number 6, 2008), but has been included in this book version of the special issue. As explained in the Introduction, the catalyst for the journal special issue was the essay on ‘Science, Worldviews and Education’ submitted to the journal by Hugh G. Gauch Jr. This was circulated to the other contributors who were asked to write their own contribution in the light of the arguments and literature contained in the paper. Hugh made brief ‘Responses and Clari?cations’ after the papers were written. However the Tanis Edis article on Islam and my own article on Priestley were processed too late to bene?t from Hugh’s appraisal. The journal is associated with the International History, Philosophy, and Science Teaching Group which was formed in 1987. The group stages biennial international conferences and occasional regional conferences (details can be found at www. ihpst. org). The group, though the journal, conferences, and its electronic newsletter (at www. ihpst.


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Queer Ecologies

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Publisher : Indiana University Press
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ISBN : 0253004748
Pages : 424 pages
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Download Queer Ecologies in PDF by Catriona Mortimer-Sandilands Full Book and published by Indiana University Press. This book was released on 2010-07-14 with total page 424 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Treating such issues as animal sex, species politics, environmental justice, lesbian space and "gay" ghettos, AIDS literatures, and queer nationalities, this lively collection asks important questions at the intersections of sexuality and environmental studies. Contributors from a wide range of disciplines present a focused engagement with the critical, philosophical, and political dimensions of sex and nature. These discussions are particularly relevant to current debates in many disciplines, including environmental studies, queer theory, critical race theory, philosophy, literary criticism, and politics. As a whole, Queer Ecologies stands as a powerful corrective to views that equate "natural" with "straight" while "queer" is held to be against nature.


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Environmentalism in Popular Culture

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Publisher : University of Arizona Press
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ISBN : 9780816525812
Pages : 224 pages
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Download Environmentalism in Popular Culture in PDF by No‘l Sturgeon Full Book and published by University of Arizona Press. This book was released on 2009 with total page 224 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this thoughtful and highly readable book, Noël Sturgeon illustrates the myriad and insidious ways in which American popular culture depicts social inequities as “natural” and how our images of “nature” interfere with creating solutions to environmental problems that are just and fair for all. Why is it, she wonders, that environmentalist messages in popular culture so often “naturalize” themes of heroic male violence, suburban nuclear family structures, and U.S. dominance in the world? And what do these patterns of thought mean for how we envision environmental solutions, like “green” businesses, recycling programs, and the protection of threatened species? Although there are other books that examine questions of culture and environment, this is the first book to employ a global feminist environmental justice analysis to focus on how racial inequality, gendered patterns of work, and heteronormative ideas about the family relate to environmental questions. Beginning in the late 1980s and moving to the present day, Sturgeon unpacks a variety of cultural tropes, including ideas about Mother Nature, the purity of the natural, and the allegedly close relationships of indigenous people with the natural world. She investigates the persistence of the “myth of the frontier” and its extension to the frontier of space exploration. She ponders the popularity (and occasional controversy) of penguins (and penguin family values) and questions assumptions about human warfare as “natural.” The book is intended to provoke debates—among college students and graduate students, among their professors, among environmental activists, and among all citizens who are concerned with issues of environmental quality and social equality.


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Scales on Censorship

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Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
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ISBN : 144225064X
Pages : 154 pages
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Download Scales on Censorship in PDF by Pat R. Scales Full Book and published by Rowman & Littlefield. This book was released on 2015-04-14 with total page 154 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Scales on Censorship: Real Life Lessons from School Library Journal contains Pat R. Scales collected columns, all written in response to active book challenges or questions of intellectual freedom and library ethics. These columns have a ripped from the headlines immediacy even as they reflect the core values and policies of librarianship. They are organized by topic and each is framed with a brief new introductory essay. Scales’ powerful reputation and practical ethically-based solutions has made her a key spokesperson and support for librarians working under a censorship siege.


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Climate Change

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Publisher : Canadian Centre Policy Alternatives
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ISBN : 1926888065
Pages : 253 pages
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Download Climate Change in PDF by L. Anders Sandberg Full Book and published by Canadian Centre Policy Alternatives. This book was released on 2010 with total page 253 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "Climate Change\U+2014\Who\U+2019\s Carrying the Burden? rallies the call of climate justice advocates and activists concerned with \U+2018\system change not climate change\U+2019\. This call demands control of local resources, the restitution of past wrongs, and the willingness to conceive and accept different modes of living and seeing."--Back cover.


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Case Studies in Library and Information Science Ethics

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Publisher : McFarland
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ISBN : 0786453141
Pages : 175 pages
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Download Case Studies in Library and Information Science Ethics in PDF by Elizabeth A. Buchanan Full Book and published by McFarland. This book was released on 2014-01-10 with total page 175 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This valuable book, written specifically for library and information science professionals, presents 125 case studies that combine theories of ethics and librarianship with practical, real-life scenarios. After an introduction to ethics in library and information science, chapters are devoted to ethical issues in five categories: intellectual freedom, privacy, intellectual property, professional ethics, and intercultural information ethics. Each chapter has a theoretical introduction to the issue under consideration followed by 25 case studies, each of which includes its own set of discussion questions. Perfectly suited to classroom use, these case studies help bridge the complicated gap between students, academics, and practitioners in the field by promoting critical thinking and responsible action. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.


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Silenced in the Library: Banned Books in America

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Publisher : ABC-CLIO
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ISBN : 1440843953
Pages : 289 pages
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Download Silenced in the Library: Banned Books in America in PDF by Zeke Jarvis Full Book and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2017-08-18 with total page 289 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Censorship has been an ongoing phenomenon even in "the land of the free." This examination of banned books across U.S. history examines the motivations and effects of censorship, shows us how our view of right and wrong has evolved over the years, and helps readers to understand the tremendous importance of books and films in our society. • Provides readers with a broad understanding of the different levels of censorship • Puts challenges to books into historical context of societal standards and current events • Takes both historical and literary perspectives, recognizing the lasting cultural influences of texts and their literary significance • Presents biographical background of major authors who have been challenged • Identifies the source and explains the result of challenges to the most important or influential banned books • Compares challenges to controversial books against similar challenges to controversial films, television shows, and video games


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No Outsiders in Our School

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Publisher : Taylor & Francis
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ISBN : 1351703846
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Download No Outsiders in Our School in PDF by Andrew Moffat Full Book and published by Taylor & Francis. This book was released on 2017-07-05 with total page pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This brand new resource provides much needed support for every primary school in the delivery of the objectives outlined in the Equality Act 2010; and in the provision of personal, social, health and economic education (PSHE) for every child. This resource provides teachers with a curriculum that promotes equality for all sections of the community. But more than that, the resource aims to bring children and parents on board from the start so that children leave primary school happy and excited about living in a community full of difference and diversity, whether that difference is through ethnicity, gender, ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or religion. The resource includes 5 lesson plans for every primary school year group (EYFS- Y6) based upon a selection of 35 picture books. Issues addressed include: gender and gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, disability and age. There is an introductory chapter explaining the legal framework behind the resource, quoting Ofsted and the DfE. A second chapter focuses on creating the whole school ethos through assemblies, school displays and after school clubs. A third chapter focuses on engaging parents. Age 7+ Format 96pp, paperback (245 x 171mm) Andrew has been a full time teacher for 20 years and is currently the Assistant Head Teacher in a large primary school in inner city Birmingham.


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Rainbow Family Collections

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Publisher : ABC-CLIO
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ISBN : 1598849603
Pages : 260 pages
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Download Rainbow Family Collections in PDF by Jamie Campbell Naidoo Full Book and published by ABC-CLIO. This book was released on 2012 with total page 260 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: "This book examines and suggests picture books and chapter books presenting LGBTQ content to children under the age of 12--it's one of the only available resources to provide this important information"--


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Critical Kinship Studies

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Publisher : Springer
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ISBN : 1137505052
Pages : 222 pages
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Download Critical Kinship Studies in PDF by Damien W. Riggs Full Book and published by Springer. This book was released on 2016-09-15 with total page 222 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book draws together research on posthumanism and studies of kinship to elaborate an account of western human kinship practices. Studies of kinship have increasingly sought to critique the normative assumptions that often underpin how caring relationships between humans are understood. The categorisation of 'human' and 'kinship' is brought into question and this book examines who might be excluded through adherence to accepted categories and how a critical lens may broaden our understanding of caring relationships. Bringing together a diverse array of analytic foci and theoretical lenses, Critical Kinship Studies opens up new avenues for understanding what it means to be in relationships with others, and in so doing challenges the human exceptionalism that has often limited how we think about family, loss, love and subjectivity.


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Research Anthology on Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Students

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Publisher : IGI Global
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ISBN : 1799830233
Pages : 1537 pages
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Download Research Anthology on Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Students in PDF by Management Association, Information Resources Full Book and published by IGI Global. This book was released on 2020-10-02 with total page 1537 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Learning strategies for critical thinking are a vital part of today’s curriculum as students have few additional opportunities to learn these skills outside of school environments. Therefore, it is essential that educators be given practical strategies for improving their critical thinking skills as well as methods to effectively provide critical thinking skills to their students. The Research Anthology on Developing Critical Thinking Skills in Students is a vital reference source that helps to shift and advance the debate on how critical thinking should be taught and offers insights into the significance of critical thinking and its effective integration as a cornerstone of the educational system. Highlighting a range of topics such as discourse analysis, skill assessment and measurement, and critical analysis techniques, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for teachers/instructors, instructional designers, curriculum developers, education professionals, administrators, policymakers, researchers, and academicians.


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School Trouble

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Publisher : Routledge
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ISBN : 1136884181
Pages : 176 pages
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Download School Trouble in PDF by Deborah Youdell Full Book and published by Routledge. This book was released on 2010-11-01 with total page 176 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This book sets out a series of possible approaches to pursuing social justice in and through educational settings. It identifies a series of key features of the contemporary political, theoretical and popular landscape in relation to school practice.