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  • Teaching Poetry

    Reading and responding to poetry in the secondary classroom, 1st Edition

    By Amanda Naylor, Audrey B. Wood

    Teaching Poetry is an indispensible source of guidance, confidence and ideas for all those new to the secondary English classroom. Written by experienced teachers who have worked with the many secondary pupils who ‘don’t get’ poetry, this friendly guide will help you support pupils as they access,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-27
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  • Nationalism and History Education

    Curricula and Textbooks in the United States and France, 1st Edition

    By Rachel D. Hutchins

    History education, by nature, transmits an ‘official’ version of national identity. National identity is not a fixed entity, and controversy over history teaching is an essential part of the process of redefining and regenerating the nation. France and the United States have in particular…

    Hardback – 2016-03-10
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    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Language, Learning, and Culture in Early Childhood

    Home, School, and Community Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ann Anderson, Jim Anderson, Jan Hare, Marianne McTavish

    Complex factors affect young children and their families in today’s increasingly diverse world characterized by globalization, the transnational movement of people, and neo-liberal government policies in western and industrialized countries. This book focuses on three of these factors—culture,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-16
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  • Critical Issues in School-based Mental Health

    Evidence-based Research, Practice, and Interventions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melissa K. Holt, Amie E. Grills

    A Choice Magazine Outstanding Academic Title of 2017! School-based mental health professionals intervene daily to address a variety of student mental health concerns. From challenges that arise in the educational context to those carried over from home, from managing daily care to…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08
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  • Children Reading Picturebooks

    Interpreting visual texts, 2nd Edition

    By Evelyn Arizpe, Morag Styles

    Children Reading Pictures has made a huge impact on teachers, scholars and students all over the world. The original edition of this book described the fascinating range of children's responses to contemporary picturebooks, which proved that they are sophisticated readers of visual texts and are…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
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  • Transforming Primary Mathematics

    Understanding classroom tasks, tools and talk, 2nd Edition

    By Mike Askew

    Fully updated to reflect the new curriculum, the revised edition of Transforming Primary Mathematics sets out key theories and cutting-edge research in the field to enable teachers to take a fresh look at how they teach mathematics. The book encourages teachers to reflect on their own beliefs and…

    Hardback – 2015-11-30
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  • Knowledge-building

    Educational studies in Legitimation Code Theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karl Maton, Susan Hood, Suellen Shay

    Education and knowledge have never been more important to society, yet research is segmented by approach, methodology or topic. Legitimation Code Theory or ‘LCT’ extends and integrates insights from Pierre Bourdieu and Basil Bernstein to offer a framework for research and practice that overcomes…

    Hardback – 2015-10-19
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  • Faith, Mission and Challenge in Catholic Education

    The selected works of Gerald Grace, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Grace

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key article, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions – so the world can read them in a single…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13
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    World Library of Educationalists

  • Progressive Sexuality Education

    The Conceits of Secularism, 1st Edition

    By Mary Lou Rasmussen

    This book engages contemporary debates about the notion of secularism outside of the field of education in order to consider how secularism shapes the formation of progressive sexuality education. Focusing on the US, Canada, Ireland, Aotearoa-New Zealand and Australia, this text considers the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-09
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    Routledge Research in Education

  • Case Studies on Safety, Bullying, and Social Media in Schools

    Current Issues in Educational Leadership, 1st Edition

    By Laura Trujillo-Jenks, Kenneth Jenks

    Case Studies on Safety, Bullying, and Social Media in Schools addresses the most topical issues facing school leaders today—including bullying, harassment, inappropriate use of social media, drug use, and school safety. This case book helps aspiring educational leaders prepare and respond to even…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07
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  • Hope and Healing in Urban Education

    How Urban Activists and Teachers are Reclaiming Matters of the Heart, 1st Edition

    By Shawn Ginwright

    Hope and Healing in Urban Education proposes a new movement of healing justice to repair the damage done by the erosion of hope resulting from structural violence in urban communities. Drawing on ethnographic case studies from around the country, this book chronicles how teacher activists employ…

    Hardback – 2015-09-14
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  • Teaching for Historical Literacy

    Building Knowledge in the History Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Matthew T. Downey, Kelly A. Long

    Teaching for Historical Literacy combines the elements of historical literacy into a coherent instructional framework for teachers. It identifies the role of historical literacy, analyzes its importance in the evolving educational landscape, and details the action steps necessary for teachers to…

    Hardback – 2015-08-26
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  • Massive Open Online Courses

    The MOOC Revolution, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Kim

    Are MOOCs a catalyst for reimagining education, a sign of the increased corporatization of the education sector, or merely a well-publicized but passing trend? Massive Open Online Courses shares insights from multiple stakeholders on what MOOCs are now and could eventually become, providing those…

    Paperback – 2014-11-24
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  • The Political Classroom

    Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education, 1st Edition

    By Diana E. Hess, Paula McAvoy

    WINNER 2016 Grawemeyer Award in Education Helping students develop their ability to deliberate political questions is an essential component of democratic education, but introducing political issues into the classroom is pedagogically challenging and raises ethical dilemmas for teachers. Diana E.…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
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    Critical Social Thought

  • Freire and Education

    1st Edition

    By Antonia Darder

    One of the most influential educational philosophers of our times, Paulo Freire contributed to a revolutionary understanding of education as an empowering and democratizing force in the lives of the disenfranchised. In this deeply personal introduction to the man and his ideas, Antonia Darder…

    Paperback – 2014-11-10
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    Routledge Key Ideas in Education

  • The Reason of Schooling

    Historicizing Curriculum Studies, Pedagogy, and Teacher Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Problematizing the "reason" of schooling as historical and political, in this book leading international and interdisciplinary scholars challenge the common sense of schooling and the relation of society, education, and curriculum studies. Examining the limits of contemporary notions of power and…

    Hardback – 2014-11-06
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    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Social Diversity within Multiliteracies

    Complexity in Teaching and Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fenice B. Boyd, Cynthia H. Brock

    Using a multiliteracies theoretical framework highlighting social diversity and multimodality as central in the process of meaning making, this book examines literacy teaching and learning as embedded in cultural, linguistic, racial, sexual, and gendered contexts and explores ways to foster…

    Paperback – 2014-10-28
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  • Using Apps for Learning Across the Curriculum

    A Literacy-Based Framework and Guide, 1st Edition

    By Richard Beach, David O'Brien

    How can apps be used to foster learning with literacy across the curriculum? This book offers both a theoretical framework for considering app affordances and practical ways to use apps to build students’ disciplinary literacies and to foster a wide range of literacy practices. Using Apps for…

    Paperback – 2014-10-24
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  • The Age of STEM

    Educational policy and practice across the world in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brigid Freeman, Simon Marginson, Russell Tytler

    Across the world STEM (learning and work in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) has taken central importance in education and the economy in a way that few other disciplines have. STEM competence has become seen as key to higher productivity, technological adaptation and…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
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    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Theory and Practice of Development Education

    A pedagogy for global social justice, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Bourn

    Development education is much more than learning about development; it is a pedagogy for the globalised societies of the twenty-first century that incorporates discourses from critical pedagogy and postcolonialism, and a mechanism for ensuring that differing perspectives are reflected within…

    Paperback – 2014-10-10
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  • Learning and Literacy over Time

    Longitudinal Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julian Sefton-Green, Jennifer Rowsell

    Learning and Literacy over Time addresses two gaps in literacy research—studies offering longitudinal perspectives on learners and the trajectory of their learning lives inside and outside of school, and studies revealing how past experiences with literacy and learning inform future experiences and…

    Paperback – 2014-10-02
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  • Critical Literacies and Young Learners

    Connecting Classroom Practice to the Common Core, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Winograd

    Many pre-service and beginning early childhood teachers question if critical literacy is do-able with young children, particularly in the current top-down educational climate. Critical Literacies and Young Learners shows how it is possible, even in the context of the mandates and pressures so many…

    Paperback – 2014-09-25
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  • Demythologizing Educational Reforms

    Responses to the Political and Corporate Takeover of Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arthur T. Costigan, Leslee Grey

    There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school’s role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of privatization. In this volume, the editors argue that this discussion has been co-opted to…

    Hardback – 2014-09-23
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    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • African Americans and Homeschooling

    Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Ama Mazama, Garvey Musumunu

    Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents’ decision to educate…

    Hardback – 2014-09-12
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    Routledge Research in Education

  • Science Teaching

    The Contribution of History and Philosophy of Science, 20th Anniversary Revised and Expanded Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Michael R. Matthews

    Science Teaching explains how history and philosophy of science contributes to the resolution of persistent theoretical, curricular, and pedagogical issues in science education. It shows why it is essential for science teachers to know and appreciate the history and philosophy of the subject they…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26
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  • Underprivileged School Children and the Assault on Dignity

    Policy Challenges and Resistance, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julia Hall

    Every day, children living in low-income communities have no choice but to grow up in a climate where they experience multiple unending assaults to their sense of dignity. This volume applies theoretical and historical insights to think through the increasingly undignified realities of life in…

    Hardback – 2014-07-25
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    Routledge Studies in Education, Neoliberalism, and Marxism

  • Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

    1st Edition

    By Derek Gottlieb

    In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new statistics and accountability systems to gauge what constitutes "good" teaching, both from…

    Hardback – 2014-07-25
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    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Education

    A utopian dream, 1st Edition

    By M. Andrew Holowchak

    Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with the conservatism of traditional non-representative governments, characterized by birth and…

    Hardback – 2014-06-30
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    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • Spiritual Experiences in Early Childhood Education

    Four Kindergarteners, One Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Mata

    Spirituality is frequently avoided in the public school classroom in an attempt to prevent controversy. However, by ignoring, preventing, or discounting spirituality, educators can also inhibit children’s spiritual development. Based on qualitative research and interactions with both children and…

    Hardback – 2014-06-25
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  • Literacy, Play and Globalization

    Converging Imaginaries in Children's Critical and Cultural Performances, 1st Edition

    By Carmen L. Medina, Karen E. Wohlwend

    This book takes on current perspectives on children’s relationships to literacy, media, childhood, markets and transtionalism in converging global worlds. It introduces the idea of multi-sited imaginaries to explain how children’s media and literacy performances shape and are shaped by shared…

    Hardback – 2014-05-14
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    Routledge Research in Education

  • Climate Change Education

    Knowing, doing and being, 1st Edition

    By Chang Chew Hung

    Climate change is a controversial topic; some people assert that climate change is not occurring, and others believe that reports are inaccurate, that whilst climate change is happening, it may not be caused by human activity. There are also climate alarmists who use IPCC reports to support their…

    Hardback – 2014-05-01
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  • Rethinking Value-Added Models in Education

    Critical Perspectives on Tests and Assessment-Based Accountability, 1st Edition

    By Audrey Amrein-Beardsley

    Since passage of the of No Child Left Behind Act in 2001, academic researchers, econometricians, and statisticians have been exploring various analytical methods of documenting students‘ academic progress over time. Known as value-added models (VAMs), these methods are meant to measure the value a…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
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  • International Handbook of Emotions in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Reinhard Pekrun, Lisa Linnenbrink-Garcia

    For more than a decade, there has been growing interest and research on the pivotal role of emotions in educational settings. This ground-breaking handbook is the first to highlight this emerging field of research and to describe in detail the ways in which emotions affect learning and instruction…

    Paperback – 2014-04-07
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    Educational Psychology Handbook

  • Handbook of Moral and Character Education

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Larry Nucci, Darcia Narvaez

    There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students. In fact, 80% of US states currently have mandates regarding character education. However, the pervasiveness of the support for moral and character education masks a high…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
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    Educational Psychology Handbook

  • Learning Online

    What Research Tells Us About Whether, When and How, 1st Edition

    By Barbara Means, Marianne Bakia, Robert Murphy

    At a time when more and more of what people learn both in formal courses and in everyday life is mediated by technology, Learning Online provides a much-needed guide to different forms and applications of online learning. This book describes how online learning is being used in both K-12 and higher…

    Paperback – 2014-03-24
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  • U.S. Latinos and Education Policy

    Research-Based Directions for Change, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pedro R. Portes, Spencer Salas, Patricia Baquedano-López, Paula J. Mellom

    With the American dream progressively elusive for and exclusive of Latinos, there is an urgent need for empirically and conceptually based macro-level policy solutions for Latino education. Going beyond just exposing educational inequalities, this volume provides intelligent and pragmatic…

    Paperback – 2014-03-19
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    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • Radical Possibilities

    Public Policy, Urban Education, and A New Social Movement, 2nd Edition

    By Jean Anyon

    The core argument of Jean Anyon’s classic Radical Possibilities is deceptively simple: if we do not direct our attention to the ways in which federal and metropolitan policies maintain the poverty that plagues communities in American cities, urban school reform as currently conceived is …

    Paperback – 2014-03-06
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    Critical Social Thought

  • Re-Membering History in Student and Teacher Learning

    An Afrocentric Culturally Informed Praxis, 1st Edition

    By Joyce E. King, Ellen E. Swartz

    What kind of social studies knowledge can stimulate a critical and ethical dialog with the past and present? "Re-Membering" History in Student and Teacher Learning answers this question by explaining and illustrating a process of historical recovery that merges Afrocentric theory and principles of…

    Paperback – 2014-03-03
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  • Official Knowledge

    Democratic Education in a Conservative Age, 3rd Edition

    By Michael W. Apple

    This third edition of Official Knowledge, a classic text from one of education’s most distinguished scholars, challenges readers to critically examine how certain knowledge comes to be “official,” and whose agendas this knowledge represents. A probing and award-winning study, this new edition…

    Paperback – 2014-02-26
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  • Negotiating Critical Literacies with Young Children

    10th Anniversary Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Vivian Maria Vasquez

    In this innovative and engaging text, Vivian Maria Vasquez draws on her own classroom experience to demonstrate how issues raised from everyday conversations with pre-kindergarten children can be used to create an integrated critical literacy curriculum over the course of one school year. The…

    Paperback – 2014-02-25
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    Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

  • The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature

    Coming of Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crag Hill

    This examination of the literary effectiveness of young adult literature from a critical, research-oriented perspective answers two key questions asked by many teachers and scholars in the field: Does young adult literature stand up on its own as literature? Is it worthy of close study? The…

    Hardback – 2014-02-20
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  • Autism and the Social World of Childhood

    A sociocultural perspective on theory and practice, 1st Edition

    By Carmel Conn

    A key issue for researchers and practitioners is how to support the social engagement of children with autism in ordinary, everyday social processes that are transactional in nature and involve mixed groups of children, with and without autism, in rich and varied relationships. Autism and the…

    Paperback – 2014-02-20
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  • Black British Intellectuals and Education

    Multiculturalism’s hidden history, 1st Edition

    By Paul Warmington

    Ask any moderately interested Briton to name a black intellectual and chances are the response will be an American name: Malcolm X or Barack Obama, Toni Morrison or Cornel West. Yet Britain has its own robust black intellectual traditions and its own master teachers, among them C.L.R. James,…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
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  • Exploring Race in Predominantly White Classrooms

    Scholars of Color Reflect, 1st Edition

    Edited by George Yancy, Maria del Guadalupe Davidson

    Although multicultural education has made significant gains in recent years, with many courses specifically devoted to the topic in both undergraduate and graduate education programs, and more scholars of color teaching in these programs, these victories bring with them a number of pedagogic…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
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    Critical Social Thought

  • Radical Equality in Education

    Starting Over in U.S. Schooling, 1st Edition

    By Joanne Larson

    Tinkering with the current educational system from within has not provided a just and equitable education for all children. In this book, acclaimed education theorist Joanne Larson poses basic questions about the nature and purpose of schooling. Proposing that what is needed is a new purpose that…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14
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  • Handbook of Heritage, Community, and Native American Languages in the United States

    Research, Policy, and Educational Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terrence G. Wiley, Joy Kreeft Peyton, Donna Christian, Sarah Catherine K. Moore, Na Liu

    Co-published by the Center for Applied Linguistics Timely and comprehensive, this state-of-the-art overview of major issues related to heritage, community, and Native American languages in the United States, based on the work of noted authorities, draws from a variety of perspectives—the speakers;…

    Paperback – 2014-01-06
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  • Reclaiming Writing

    Composing Spaces for Identities, Relationships, and Actions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard J. Meyer, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    With passion, clarity, and rich examples, Reclaiming Writing is dedicated to reawakening the journeys that writers take as they make sense of, think about, and speak back to their worlds in this era of high-stakes testing and mandated curricula. Classrooms and out-of-school settings are described…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
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  • Whose Knowledge Counts in Government Literacy Policies?

    Why Expertise Matters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth S. Goodman, Robert C. Calfee, Yetta M. Goodman

    Accountability, in the form of standardized test scores, is built into many government literacy policies, with severe consequences for schools and districts that fail to meet ever-increasing performance levels. The key question this book addresses is whose knowledge is considered in framing…

    Paperback – 2013-10-01
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