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The Sage Handbook of Gender and Education, , Thousand Oaks, CA, p.536, (2006)

"It is a comprehensive overview of different theoretical positions on gender issues in schools. The contributions cover all sectors of education from early years to higher education; curriculum subjects; methodological and theoretical perspectives; and gender identities in education. Each chapter reviews, synthesises and provides a critical interrogation of key contemporary themes in education."

Handbook of Educational Psychology, , (2006)

Sections include: "Foundations of the Discipline," "Development and Individual Differences," "Cognition and Cognitive Process," "Motivation," "Educational Content," "Society and Cultural Perspectives," "The Educational Context," and "Assessment of Learning, Development, and Teaching."

2007
The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in the U.S., , (2007)

"A-Z thematic entries written by contemporary scholars" "including major educational perspectives, policies and concerns, significant events, historical figures in the field, and major organizations--provides a comprehensive educational resource..."

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Early Childhood Education: An International Encyclopedia, New, Rebecca Staples, and Cochran Moncrieff , (2007)

"a compilation of understandings, controversies, theories, policies, and practices in early childhood education as currently found in the United States and 10 other nations around the world." Vols. 1-3 contain an A to Z listing of articles with suggested readings, while vol. 4 covers other countries.

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Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Neuman, Susan B., and Dickinson David K. , (2011)

"Consistent with prior volumes, we retain our focus on the years from birth to the beginning of formal literacy instruction and include chapters that focus primarily on theoretical issues, others that describe and evaluate interventions, and still others that examine policy-relevant topics."

2006
Handbook of Writing Research, MacArthur, Charles A., Graham Steve, and Fitzgerald Jill , (2006)

"bringing together critical reviews of the major theoretical, methodological, and instructional advances that have occurred over the last 15 years in the field of writing research, providing a 21st-century look at writing and writing research."

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Encyclopedia of Mathematics Education, Grinstein, Louise S., and Lipsey Sally(Sally Irene) I. , (2001)

"For readers and researchers investigating national and international aspects of mathematics education at the elementary, secondary, and post-secondary levels, this quick, easy-to-use encyclopedia provides basic information for ready reference and is an ideal starting point for more in-depth research."

2006
Teaching and Learning Science: A Handbook, Tobin, Kenneth George , (2006)

"Consists of 66 chapters written by more than 90 leading education and scientists" which "touch on many of the most controversial topics facing science educators and students today, including evolution, testing, homeschooling, ecology, and the achievement gaps facing girls, children of color, and English-as-a-Second-Language learners."

1999
Concise Encyclopedia of Educational Linguistics, Spolsky, Bernard, and Asher R. E. , (1999)

"aims to present any knowledge from linguistics...that many have bearing on the education of children and adults. It also covers the fields specifically concerned with language learning (in the widest sense) and language teaching."

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Testing and Standards: A Brief Encyclopedia, Wilde, Sandra , (2002)

This books was written to meet two goals. "First, it's crucial that we understand the concepts and vocabulary of testing and measurement to ensure that tests are being used appropriately." "Second, it's important for teachers to understand aspects of the wider context of standards and testing. (p. ix)"

2003