E-books: Education

  • The Role of Knowledge Brokers in Education: Connecting the Dots Between Research and Practice book cover

    The Role of Knowledge Brokers in Education

    Connecting the Dots Between Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joel Malin, Chris Brown

    This ground-breaking book comprehensively addresses an area of major and sustained concern: how to improve the use of research evidence and enhance educators’ research engagement as a route to the improvement of educational practice. It focuses on the topic of knowledge brokering and mobilisation…

    eBook – 2019-08-13 
    Routledge

  • Evidence-Based Second Language Pedagogy: A Collection of Instructed Second Language Acquisition Studies book cover

    Evidence-Based Second Language Pedagogy

    A Collection of Instructed Second Language Acquisition Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Masatoshi Sato, Shawn Loewen

    Evidence-Based Second Language Pedagogy is a cutting-edge collection of empirical research conducted by top scholars focusing on instructed second language acquisition (ISLA) and offering a direct contribution to second language pedagogy by closing the gap between research and practice. Building on…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge

  • Jumpstart! Maths: Maths Activities and Games for Ages 5-14 book cover

    Jumpstart! Maths

    Maths Activities and Games for Ages 5-14, 3rd Edition

    By John Taylor

    This fully updated third edition of Jumpstart! Maths presents a collection of simple-to-use, multi-sensory games and activities which will jumpstart students’ understanding of mathematics in action. It will help students to explore and learn maths both through technology and without, in an…

    eBook – 2019-05-17
    Routledge
    Jumpstart

  • Teaching Practices from America's Best Urban Schools: A Guide for School and Classroom Leaders book cover

    Teaching Practices from America's Best Urban Schools

    A Guide for School and Classroom Leaders, 2nd Edition

    By Joseph F. Johnson, Jr., Cynthia L. Uline, Lynne G. Perez

     Discover the teaching practices that make the biggest difference in student performance! The new edition of this practical, research-based book gives leaders and teachers an even closer look at instructional practices from top award-winning urban schools. With refreshed examples from…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • How and Why We Teach Shakespeare: College Teachers and Directors Share How They Explore the Playwright’s Works with Their Students book cover

    How and Why We Teach Shakespeare

    College Teachers and Directors Share How They Explore the Playwright’s Works with Their Students, 1st Edition

    By Sidney Homan

    In How and Why We Teach Shakespeare, 19 distinguished college teachers and directors draw from their personal experiences and share their methods and the reasons why they teach Shakespeare. The collection is divided into four sections: studying the text as a script for performance; exploring…

    eBook – 2019-05-15
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Formative Assessment in the Disciplines book cover

    Handbook of Formative Assessment in the Disciplines

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi L. Andrade, Randy E. Bennett, Gregory J. Cizek

    The Handbook of Formative Assessment in the Disciplines meaningfully addresses current developments in the field, offering a unique and timely focus on domain dependency. Building from an updated definition of formative assessment, the book covers the integration of measurement principles into…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • Critical Perspectives on Teaching in Prison: Students and Instructors on Pedagogy Behind the Wall book cover

    Critical Perspectives on Teaching in Prison

    Students and Instructors on Pedagogy Behind the Wall, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Ginsburg

    This volume makes a case for engaging critical approaches for teaching adults in prison higher education (or “college-in-prison”) programs. This book not only contextualizes pedagogy within the specialized and growing niche of prison instruction, but also addresses prison abolition, reentry, and…

    eBook – 2019-05-14
    Routledge

  • The Physical Development Needs of Young Children book cover

    The Physical Development Needs of Young Children

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rebecca Duncombe

    With growing concerns over declining levels of school readiness and physical activity, this book highlights the importance of quality early movement experiences and explores the connection between poor early Physical Development opportunities and later difficulties in the classroom.  The book…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Re-imagining Education for Democracy book cover

    Re-imagining Education for Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart Riddle, Michael W. Apple

    Contemporary education research, policy and practice are complex and challenging. The political struggle over what constitutes curriculum and pedagogy is framed by quasi-markets and technocratic models of education. This has had a significant effect on larger issues of policy. But it has also had…

    eBook – 2019-05-13
    Routledge

  • Looking for Insight, Transformation, and Learning in Online Talk book cover

    Looking for Insight, Transformation, and Learning in Online Talk

    1st Edition

    By Trena M. Paulus, Alyssa Friend Wise

    Looking for Insight, Transformation, and Learning in Online Talk is a comprehensive guide to analyzing digital interaction in formal and informal online spaces. The book establishes a new research framework for addressing major challenges that have arisen as social exchanges, meaning-making, and…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Making it as a Teacher: How to Survive and Thrive in the First Five Years book cover

    Making it as a Teacher

    How to Survive and Thrive in the First Five Years, 1st Edition

    By Victoria Hewett

    Teaching is a delightfully rewarding, wonderfully enlightening and diverse career. Yet, at present, teacher recruitment and retention are in crisis, with some of the most at risk of leaving the profession being those in their early years of teaching. Making it as a Teacher offers a variety of tips,…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

  • Governing Higher Education Today: International Perspectives book cover

    Governing Higher Education Today

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rushforth John, Jonathan Nicholls, Tony Strike

    International growth in higher education, the introduction of new providers and increased public and state interest in university structures, levels of fees and funding models have made governance in higher education a vital and sometimes controversial topic. Governing Higher Education Today…

    eBook – 2019-05-10
    Routledge

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