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Child Development: Theories and Critical Perspectives

Paperback, 20/05/2015, £37.99
Slee's name appears first on the earlier edition.

Recurring Themes in Education

Paperback, 02/05/1995, £42.99
This text explores six educational themes. Each theme begins with a quotation from Froebel's writing, and an introduction to articles selected from the Early Childhood Archive and the National Froebel Foundation Archive. The articles are followed by a contemporary commentary on the theme.

Learning Theories in Childhood 2ed

Paperback, 10/09/2015, £23.99
This text presents the key learning theories and theoriests in children's learning with a balanced but critical review of each perspective.

Learning Power in Practice

Paperback, 24/08/2006, £32.99
Learn how the Effective Lifelong Learning Inventory (ELLI) program and how the concept of learning power fits in with accelerated learning, thinking skills and learning styles.

Enriching the Brain

Paperback, 15/02/2008, £14.99
Eric Jensen--a leading expert in the translation of brain research into education, argues in Enriching the Brain that we greatly underestimate students' achievement capacity. Drawing from a wide range of neuroscience research as well as related studies, Jensen reveals that the human brain is far more dynamic and malleable than we earlier believed.

Dialogic Enquiry : Toward a Sociocultural Practice and Theory of Education

7, 28/08/1999, £32.99
A view of Vygotsky's unique vision of education.

Networks of Mind: Learning, Culture, Neuroscience

Paperback, 03/12/2013, £39.99

Bad Education: Debunking Myths in Education

Paperback, 01/10/2012, £27.99
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, £20.99
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, £34.99
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, £31.99
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, £29.99
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, £34.99
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, £49.99
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
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.

Teaching Successful Intelligence

7, 01/06/2000, £20.99
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.


Paperback, 20/10/2011, £29.99

Reassessing the Impact of Teaching Assistants

Paperback, 21/11/2011, £30.99


Paperback, 25/05/2011, £36.99

E-tivities : The Key to Active Online Learning

Paperback, 19/07/2013, £31.99

Thinking in Education

Paperback, 20/01/2003, £32.99
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, £34.99
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, £49.99

Forest School For All

Paperback, 12/05/2011, £26.99
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, £29.99
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, £25.99
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, £18.50

Teaching and Learning and the Curriculum

Paperback, 26/01/2012, £32.99
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, £19.99
Provides an informed and impassioned critique of the movement for international and global education in schools.

Ethnography in Education

Paperback, 30/03/2013, £24.99
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, £21.99
Reflective Practice in Education and Training

Sage Handbook of Philosophy of Education

Paperback, 26/03/2013, £30.00
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
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, £34.99
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, £29.99

Theories of Professional Learning: A Critical Guide for Teacher Educators

Paperback, 04/11/2014, £20.00
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, £36.99
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, £35.99
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
Experience and Educationis the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey
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