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Author McKenna, Tarquam, 1954-

Title Engaging the disengaged : inclusive approaches to teaching the least advantaged / edited by Tarquam McKenna, Marcelle Cacciattolo and Mark Vicars
Published Port Melbourne, Vic. : Cambridge University Press, 2013
Port Melbourne, VIC, Australia : Cambridge University Press, 2013


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Description xiv, 241 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
regular print
Contents Introduction: exclusion: a habit that's hard to kick -- Pt 1 The digital divide as a tool for inclusion 1. Accommodating new learning in different school cultures -- 2. Technology and social inclusion: rethinking the digital divide -- Pt 2 Engagement in the early years 3. The early years: reconnecting families with preschool education -- Pt 3 Curriculum-based engagement 4. Arts education: do the arts really matter? -- 5. Bringing joy and success to classes through student-centred teaching of mathematics -- 6. Physical education: promoting healthy living in the classroom -- 7. Literacy: who needs books? They're not "kewl" -- Pt 4 Agents of change and student wellbeing 8. Fostering collaborative partnerships: one school's approach -- 9. Natural environments for learning: effecting change in classrooms and the community -- 10. Sexualities: gays and lesbians as outsiders -- 11. Indigenous Australia: ontologies, epistemologies and pedagogies -- 12. Positive education: pathways to achieving social and academic success -- Conclusion: creating purposeful, optimistic learning engagements
Summary Addresses strategies and models of immersive teaching and learning that lead to successful schooling outcomes. The new Australian Curriculum emphasises the importance of improved educational participation. This book will equip pre-service teachers with the tools and strategies they need to successfully implement these priorities. Authors from Victoria University (Melbourne)
Analysis Philosophy & theory of education (Australia)
Notes "Foreword by Shirley Steinberg"--Cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, Postgraduate
Subject Education -- Aims and objectives.
Education -- Social aspects -- Australia.
Education -- Social aspects.
Inclusive education.
Mainstreaming in education -- Australia.
Mainstreaming in education.
School improvement programs -- United States.
Underachievers -- Education (Secondary)
Author Cacciattolo, Marcelle, 1971- editor of compilation
McKenna, Tarquam,d1954- editor of compilation
Vicars, Mark, editor of compilation
ISBN 9781107627987 (paperback)