E-books: Education - Social Sciences

  • How to be a Brilliant Trainee Teacher book cover

    How to be a Brilliant Trainee Teacher

    2nd Edition

    By Trevor Wright

    How to be a Brilliant Trainee Teacher sets out clear and practical guidelines to support your training and enhance your teaching, moving you directly towards a real understanding of how and why pupils learn and how you can enhance your own progress. This second edition has been updated to offer you…

    eBook – 2017-03-16
    Routledge

  • How We Learn: Learning and non-learning in school and beyond book cover

    How We Learn

    Learning and non-learning in school and beyond, 2nd Edition

    By Knud Illeris

    Having published in 11 languages and sold in more than 100,000 copies, this fully revised edition of How We Learn examines what learning actually is and why and how learning and non-learning takes place. Focusing exclusively on learning itself, it provides a comprehensive yet accessible…

    eBook – 2016-10-21
    Routledge

  • Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners book cover

    Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners

    2nd Edition

    By Gladis Kersaint, Denisse R. Thompson, Mariana Petkova

    Today's mathematics classrooms increasingly include students for whom English is a second language. Teaching Mathematics to English Language Learners provides readers a comprehensive understanding of both the challenges that face English language learners (ELLs) and ways in which educators might…

    eBook – 2014-06-05
    Routledge
    Teaching English Language Learners across the Curriculum

  • Professional Experience and the Investigative Imagination: The Art of Reflective Writing book cover

    Professional Experience and the Investigative Imagination

    The Art of Reflective Writing, 1st Edition

    By Alyson Buck, Paula Sobiechowska, Richard Winter

    This book explains and demonstrates how creative writing can be used successfully in the context of professional education where traditionally a more distanced approach to reporting on professional experience has been favoured.It is based on many practical examples, drawn from several years'…

    eBook – 2013-03-07
    Routledge

  • Managing Your Learning book cover

    Managing Your Learning

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Squires

    This book is about analysing, understanding and managing the way you learn. Whether you are working towards a formal qualification, are undertaking work-related training or are learning informally by yourself, Managing Your Learning will help you to assess and build on your strengths, and identify…

    eBook – 2013-03-07
    Routledge

  • Teaching with Emotional Intelligence: A step-by-step guide for Higher and Further Education professionals book cover

    Teaching with Emotional Intelligence

    A step-by-step guide for Higher and Further Education professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Alan Mortiboys

    The way teachers shape and handle their own feelings and those of their learners is central to the success of learning. Now in its second edition, Teaching with Emotional Intelligence shows how to manage this influential yet neglected area of learning and teaching. This practical book looks at how…

    eBook – 2013-03-01
    Routledge

  • Study to Teach: A Guide to Studying in Teacher Education book cover

    Study to Teach

    A Guide to Studying in Teacher Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steve Herne, John Jessel, Jenny Griffiths

    For all those preparing to teach or involved in further professional development it will provide an essential, accessible and readable companion to their course. Theories of learning are integrated with practical strategies for approaching a topic. Each of the following areas discussed: *active…

    eBook – 2012-11-12
    Routledge

  • Teaching the American Civil Rights Movement: Freedom's Bittersweet Song book cover

    Teaching the American Civil Rights Movement

    Freedom's Bittersweet Song, 1st Edition

    Edited by Julie Buckner Armstrong, Susan Hult Edwards, Houston Bryan Roberson, Rhonda Y. Williams

    The past fifteen years have seen renewed interest in the civil rights movement. Television documentaries, films and books have brought the struggles into our homes and classrooms once again. New evidence in older criminal cases demands that the judicial system reconsider the accuracy of…

    eBook – 2012-11-12
    Routledge

  • Learning to be a Person in Society book cover

    Learning to be a Person in Society

    1st Edition

    By Peter Jarvis

    Learning is a lifelong process and we are the result of our own learning. But how exactly do we learn to be a person through living? In this book, Peter Jarvis draws together all the aspects of becoming a person into the framework of learning. Considering the ongoing, "nature versus nurture" debate…

    eBook – 2012-06-25
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gavin Reid

    The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia is a ground-breaking analysis of the whole field of dyslexia by a distinguished team of international contributors and editors, engaged in literacy, inclusion and learning. Their diverse perspectives and wide expertise make this invaluable guide one of the most…

    eBook – 2012-06-25
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Learning book cover

    The Routledge International Handbook of Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Jarvis, Mary Watts

    As our understanding of learning focuses on the whole person rather than individual aspects of learning, so the process of learning is beginning to be studied from a wide variety of perspectives and disciplines. This handbook presents a comprehensive overview of the contemporary research into…

    eBook – 2011-12-15
    Routledge

  • Children's Drawing and Writing: The Remarkable in the Unremarkable book cover

    Children's Drawing and Writing

    The Remarkable in the Unremarkable, 1st Edition

    By Diane Mavers

    Children’s everyday drawing and writing are paradoxical: charmingly engaging, yet seemingly unremarkable in their ordinariness. This book takes a very close look at what passes by largely unnoticed at home and in school: copying, texts fleetingly present then gone, a picture drawn after the valued…

    eBook – 2011-06-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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