Education: Classroom Practice

  • A Teacher’s Guide to Science and Religion in the Classroom book cover

    A Teacher’s Guide to Science and Religion in the Classroom

    Edited by Berry Billingsley, Manzoorul Abedin, Keith Chappell

     A Teacher’s Guide to Science and Religion in the Classroom provides practical guidance on how to help children access positive ways of thinking about the relationship between science and religion. Written for teachers of children from diverse-faith and non-faith backgrounds, it explores key…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Young Children’s Developing Understanding of the Biological World book cover

    Young Children’s Developing Understanding of the Biological World

    Edited by Peter J. Marshall, Kimberly Brenneman

    This book explores current research on young children’s beliefs and knowledge about the biological world – otherwise known as ‘folkbiology’. Contributors discuss factors that shape the development of folkbiological knowledge, as well as possible interventions designed to counteract cognitive biases…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge

  • Queer and Trans Perspectives on Teaching LGBT-themed Texts in Schools book cover

    Queer and Trans Perspectives on Teaching LGBT-themed Texts in Schools

    Edited by Mollie V. Blackburn, Caroline Clark, Wayne Martino

    This book focuses on queering texts with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and/or transgender (LGBT) themes in collaboration with students - young to young adult – and their teachers - both pre- and in- service. It strives to generate knowledge and deeper understandings of the pedagogical implications for…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge

  • Educational Assessment in Latin America book cover

    Educational Assessment in Latin America

    Edited by Sue Swaffield, Sally M Thomas

    This collection presents educational assessment research from Latin America, adding to a relatively small but growing body of research considering educational assessment and evaluation issues in this large region. The predominance of Chile reflects its early highly centralized education system, and…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 
    Routledge

  • Evolution of the Learning Brain: Or How You Got To Be So Smart... book cover

    Evolution of the Learning Brain

    Or How You Got To Be So Smart...

    By Paul Howard-Jones

    How does learning transform us biologically? What learning processes do we share with bacteria, jellyfish and monkeys? Is technology impacting on our evolution and what might the future hold for the learning brain? These are just some of the questions Paul Howard-Jones explores on a fascinating…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • Learning Through Woodwork: Introducing Creative Woodwork in the Early Years book cover

    Learning Through Woodwork

    Introducing Creative Woodwork in the Early Years

    By Pete Moorhouse

    This essential guide provides clear and comprehensive support for those looking to introduce creative woodwork into early years settings. With theory, practical advice, stunning colour images and case studies, the book will inspire practitioners to embrace woodwork and encourage children’s…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • Critical Literacy, Schooling, and Social Justice: The Selected Works of Allan Luke book cover

    Critical Literacy, Schooling, and Social Justice

    The Selected Works of Allan Luke

    By Allan Luke

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

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • The Socratic Method Today: Student-Centered and Transformative Teaching in Political Science book cover

    The Socratic Method Today

    Student-Centered and Transformative Teaching in Political Science

    Edited by Lee Trepanier

    This exciting new textbook provides a sophisticated examination of the Socratic method for teaching political science students in higher education. It shows how the Socratic method is employed in the Platonic dialogues, compares its transformative approach to other student-centered teaching…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • Education, Self-consciousness and Social Action: Bildung as a Neo-Hegelian Concept book cover

    Education, Self-consciousness and Social Action

    Bildung as a Neo-Hegelian Concept

    By Krassimir Stojanov

    Education, Self-Consciousness and Social Action reconstructs the Hegelian concept of education, Bildung, and shows that this concept could serve as a powerful alternative to current psychologist notions of learning. Taking a Hegelian perspective, Stojanov claims that Bildung should be interpreted…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Teachers’ Perceptions, Experience and Learning book cover

    Teachers’ Perceptions, Experience and Learning

    Edited by Liu Woon Chia, Christine Goh

    Teachers’ Perceptions, Experience and Learning offers insightful views on the understanding of the role of teachers and the impact of their thinking and practice. The articles presented in this book illustrate the influence of teachers on student learning, school culture and their own professional…

    Hardback – 2018-01-13 
    Routledge

  • The Use of Children's Literature in Teaching: A study of politics and professionalism within teacher education book cover

    The Use of Children's Literature in Teaching

    A study of politics and professionalism within teacher education

    By Alyson Simpson

    The Use of Children's Literature in Teaching reveals the impact of politics, professional guidelines and restrictive measurements of literacy on the emerging identities of young teachers. It places renewed emphasis on the importance of creative teaching with children’s literature for the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12 
    Routledge

  • Teachers, Teaching, and Reform: Perspectives on Efforts to Improve Educational Outcomes book cover

    Teachers, Teaching, and Reform

    Perspectives on Efforts to Improve Educational Outcomes

    By Ralph Ferretti, James Hiebert

    Comprised of contributions from distinguished education scholars, Teachers, Teaching, and Reform takes a critical look at evidence about systemic efforts to identify excellent teachers and promote excellent teaching practices. Organized to include diverse and often contrasting perspectives on the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge

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