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Measuring History: Cases of State-Level Testing Accross the United States (Research in Curriculum and Instruction)
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Measuring History: Cases of State-Level Testing Accross the United States (Research in Curriculum and Instruction)

Measuring History complements the cases presented in Wise Social Studies Practices (Yeager & Davis, 2005). Yeager and Davis highlight the rich and ambitious teaching that can occur in the broad context of state-level testing. In this book, the chapter authors and I bring the particular state history tests more to the fore and examine how teachers are responding to them.
 
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Boarding School Blues: Revisiting American Indian Educational Experiences (Indigenous Education)
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Boarding School Blues: Revisiting American Indian Educational Experiences (Indigenous Education)

Like the figures in the ancient oral literature of Native Americans, children who lived through the American Indian boarding school experience became heroes, bravely facing a monster not of their own making. Sometimes the monster swallowed them up. More often, though, the children fought the monster and grew stronger. This volume draws on the full breadth of this experience in showing how American Indian boarding schools provided both positive and negative influences for Native American children.
 
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The Frontier in American Culture
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The Frontier in American Culture

Log cabins and wagon trains, cowboys and Indians, Buffalo Bill and General Custer. These and other frontier images pervade our lives, from fiction to films to advertising, where they attach themselves to products from pancake syrup to cologne, blue jeans to banks. Richard White and Patricia Limerick join their inimitable talents to explore our national preoccupation with this uniquely American image.
 
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Transforming Postsecondary Foreign Language Teaching in the United States
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Transforming Postsecondary Foreign Language Teaching in the United States

This volume addresses critical challenges and issues facing foreign language departments in colleges and universities across the U.S. It presents the insights of individuals who have built or are in the process of building foreign language curricula during a major transition period in postsecondary institutions.
 
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America's Test Kitchen TV Complete book 2015
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America's Test Kitchen TV Complete book 2015

The ultimate collection of recipes from your favorite TV show
This newly revised edition of The Complete America's Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook includes all 15 seasons (including 2015) of the hit TV show in a lively collection featuring more than 950 foolproof recipes and dozens of tips and techniques.
 
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Native Speakers: Ella Deloria, Zora Neale Hurston, Jovita Gonzalez, and the Poetics of Culture
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Native Speakers: Ella Deloria, Zora Neale Hurston, Jovita Gonzalez, and the Poetics of CultureNative Speakers: Ella Deloria, Zora Neale Hurston, Jovita Gonzalez, and the Poetics of Culture

In the early twentieth century, three women of color helped shape a new world of ethnographic discovery. Ella Cara Deloria, a Sioux woman from South Dakota, Zora Neale Hurston, an African American woman from Florida, and Jovita Gonzalez, a Mexican American woman from the Texas borderlands, achieved renown in the fields of folklore studies, anthropology, and ethno-linguistics during the 1920s and 1930s.
 
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Signs of Change: New Directions in Theatre Education
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Signs of Change: New Directions in Theatre Education

There is no one-size-fits-all way to keep pace with the changes affecting students and those who educate them. That’s why Joan Lazarus has gathered here the insights of hundreds of theater teachers and teaching artists on how they have responded to the shifting demands of theater education in today’s schools.
 
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