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Bad Education: Debunking Myths in Education

Paperback, 01/10/2012, £27.99
£25.19
We all know that small classes are better than large classes; that children are best taught in groups according to their ability; that some schools are much better than others and that we should teach children according to their individual learning styles ...or do we? This book asks awkward questions about these sacred cows of education.

Fifty Major Thinkers on Education from Confucius to Dewey

Paperback, 27/09/2001, £18.99
£17.09
In this unique work some of today's greatest educators present concise, accessible summaries of the great educators of the past.

Passion for Teaching

Paperback, 01/04/2004, £32.99
£29.69
This book concentrates on the 'heart' of teaching - teachers' moral purposes, the nature of care, emotional commitment and motivation that distinguishes the best teaching and the best teachers.

Development and Education of the Mind

Paperback, 24/11/2005, £21.99
£19.79
Features leading American psychologist and educator Howard Gardner's writings about education. This collection reveals the thinking, the concepts, and the empirical research that has made Gardner one of the most respected and cited educational authorities. It presents the theory of multiple intelligences.

Learning How to Learn Tools for Schools

7, 15/06/2006, £19.99
£17.99
Aimed at providing a preparation for lifelong learning, this book offers a set of resources to help teachers develop classroom practices informed by research. It also takes account of the conditions within schools that are conducive to the promotion, in classrooms, of learning how to learn as an extension of assessment for learning.

Learners, Learning and Educational Activity

Paperback, 10/03/2008, £22.99
£20.69
Offers a creative approach to the psychology of learning. This book focuses on the idea that learning in schools and other educational settings is best understood by paying attention to both individual learners and the educational contexts in which learning takes place. It encourages teachers, parents and other educators to think about learners.

Manifesto for Learning

Paperback, 02/05/2002, £19.99
£17.99
What can we do to promote more effective learning? This book shows that effective learning depends crucially on a few easily understood principles, regardless of the age or nature of the learner or the context of the work. The book explains those principles and how to apply them.

Understanding and Using Educational Theories

Paperback, 04/11/2015, £22.99
£20.69
Provides education students a clear critical overview of the most influential twentieth and twenty-first century thinkers in teaching and learning and shows how they translate in to practice.

Learning Theories Simplified: ...And How to Apply Them to Teaching

Paperback, 08/10/2015, £18.99
£17.09
A handy go-to guide packed with bitesized overviews and critical analysis of the key ideas of over 100 learning theorists with suggestions for how different theories can apply to the classroom.

Teaching Successful Intelligence

7, 01/06/2000, £26.99
£24.29
Formerly a SkyLight publicationIn this teacher-friendly manual, educators learn how to foster the three essential thinking skills in teaching and learning to measurably improve student performance.

Playing and Learning Outdoors 2ed

Paperback, 01/11/2013, £19.99
£17.99

ASSESSING CHILDREN'S LEARNING

Paperback, 20/10/2011, £22.99
£20.69

Reassessing the Impact of Teaching Assistants

Paperback, 21/11/2011, £21.99
£19.79

E-Moderating

Paperback, 25/05/2011, £24.99
£22.49

E-tivities : The Key to Active Online Learning

Paperback, 19/07/2013, £19.99
£17.99

Thinking in Education

Paperback, 20/01/2003, £24.99
£22.49
A major contribution towards teaching for judgment, not just for knowledge, by a leading theorist.

Funds of Knowledge: Theorizing Practices in Households, Communities, and Classrooms

Paperback, 01/08/2004, £28.99
£26.09
This book accomplishes three objectives: It gives readers the basic methodology and techniques followed in the contributors' funds of knowledge research; it extends the boundaries of what these researchers have done; and it explores the applications to classroom practice that can result from teachers knowing the communities in which they work.

Philosophy Of Education

Paperback, 29/09/2005, £27.99
£25.19

Forest School For All

Paperback, 12/05/2011, £22.99
£20.69
Helps demonstrate how to run Forest School sessions with a wide range of different age groups and in many different settings.

Understanding the Reggio Approach 3ed

Paperback, 09/12/2014, £19.99
£17.99
Linda Thornton is the first author listed on the title page of the previous edition.

Creating and sustaining the constructivist classroom

Paperback, 03/06/2005, £20.99
£18.89
Updated Edition of Bestseller! Marlowe and Page bring together constructivist theory with step-by-step guidance and ready-to-use checklists to make constructivist learning a reality in your classroom.

Very Thought Of Education

Paperback, 01/01/2010, £17.00
£15.30

Teaching and Learning and the Curriculum

Paperback, 26/01/2012, £22.99
£20.69
Offers a critical examination of learning and teaching theories together with debate on the sociological construct of the curriculum. This guide is suitable for undergraduate students on Education Studies courses and postgraduate trainee teachers looking to gain a deeper understanding of teaching and learning theories and curriculum development.

False Promise of Global Learning

Paperback, 02/08/2012, £14.99
£13.49
Provides an informed and impassioned critique of the movement for international and global education in schools.

Ethnography in Education

Paperback, 30/03/2013, £19.99
£17.99
An accessible guidebook to the different approaches taken by ethnographers studying education. Part of our brand new series on Education Research published in association with BERA.

Reflective Practice in Education and Training 2ed

Paperback, 11/01/2013, £18.99
£17.09
Reflective Practice in Education and Training

Sage Handbook of Philosophy of Education

Paperback, 26/03/2013, £29.99
£26.99
A user-friendly guide to the Philosophy of Education, its extent, its key thinkers and movements, and its potential contribution to a range of educational concerns.

Conversation About Happiness: The Story of a Lost Childhood (Summerhill)

Paperback, 07/05/2015, £8.99
£8.09
Orphaned at the age of nine, Mikey Cuddihy left the US to board at the experimental Summerhill School. Like Hideous Kinky, this memoir describes coming of age in the strange and dangerous world of the unravelling social experiment of the late 1960s.

Sociology of Educating

Paperback, 25/01/2007, £29.99
£26.99
Intended to stimulate sociologically informed thinking about educating. This work explores five key areas of education such as: the hidden curriculum; ideologies of educating; sociological perspectives and the study of education; educational life chances; and, the next learning system.

Michel Foucault

Paperback, 23/10/2014, £24.99
£22.49

Theories of Professional Learning: A Critical Guide for Teacher Educators

Paperback, 04/11/2014, £20.00
£18.00
An essential guide to important theories of professional learning for teacher educators, of particular value to those taking on new responsibilities in relation to initial teacher education (ITE) and those interested in developing new ways of working in partnership.

Doing Foucault in Early Childhood Studies

Paperback, 28/04/2005, £31.99
£28.79
Using case studies and real situations, this book highlights the contribution that Foucault and other post-structural theorists can make to research and practice in early childhood services.

Art and Creativity in Reggio Emilia

Paperback, 10/03/2010, £30.99
£27.89
Explores the contribution made by art and creativity to early education and learning, by focusing upon and understanding more about the role of the 'atelier' in the pioneering pre-schools of Reggio Emilia.

Experience and Education

Paperback, 01/01/1997, £8.99
£8.09
Experience and Educationis the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey

Human Learning : An Holistic Approach

Paperback, 22/03/2007, £28.99
£26.09
Learning is among the most basic of human activities. The study of, and research into learning forms a central part of educational studies. This book considers how our neurological, biological, emotional and spiritual faculties all impact on human learning. It includes topics such as: the biology of learning; gender and human learning; and more.

Radical Education and the Common School

Paperback, 08/12/2010, £29.99
£26.99
Argues for a radical education with democracy as a fundamental value, care as a central ethic, a person-centred education that is education in the broadest sense, and the image of the rich child. This book explores the meaning of radical democratic education and the common school and how they can work in practice.

Complete Classroom: Issues and Solutions for Teachers

7, 27/04/2006, £15.99
£14.39
Offers busy professionals a full overview of the challenges and concerns facing schools. This collection of thematically organised popular articles from the "Times Educational Supplement" covers subjects ranging from tackling truancy to teaching children to write and from teenage suicide to pets in the classroom.

Theology of Higher Education

Paperback, 19/09/2013, £25.00
£22.50
A constructive critique of Higher Education policy and practice from the standpoint of Christian theology. Higton focuses on the role universities can and should play in forming students and staff in intellectual virtue, in sustaining vibrant communities of inquiry, and in serving the public good.

Prescribing the Life of the Mind: Essay on the Purpose of the University, the Aims of Liberal Education and the Cultivation of Practical Reason

Paperback, 28/02/1996, £13.95
£12.56
This work shows how the ideal of practical reason can reconcile academia's research aims with public expectations for universities - the preparation of citizens, the training of professionals and the communication of a cultural inheritance.

How People Learn (expanded edition)

Paperback, 11/08/2000, £17.99
£16.19
Offers research about the mind and the brain that provides answers to a number of compelling questions. This book uses exemplary teaching to illustrate how approaches based on what we now know result in in-depth learning. The knowledge calls into question concepts and practices firmly entrenched in our education system.

 

 

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