Education: Curriculum Studies

  • Models and Modelling in the Sciences: A Philosophical Introduction book cover

    Models and Modelling in the Sciences

    A Philosophical Introduction, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen M. Downes

    Models now drive much of the research in climate science, economics, molecular biology, and several other fields in the natural and social sciences. Yet how models work as tools of forecasting, representation, and explanation remains unclear, inviting closer philosophical analysis. In this book,…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Developing Habits of Noticing in Literacy and Language Classrooms: Research and Practice across Professional Cultures book cover

    Developing Habits of Noticing in Literacy and Language Classrooms

    Research and Practice across Professional Cultures, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alyson Simpson, Francesca Pomerantz, Douglas Kaufman, Susan Ellis

    Noticing is an essential aspect of professional expertise in teaching — a skill that draws on deep professional knowledge in ways that affect how teachers are aware of, respond to, and meet the needs of their students. Being a ‘noticing teacher’ in the language and literacy classroom can make a…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Science in Diverse Classrooms: Real Science for Real Students book cover

    Teaching Science in Diverse Classrooms

    Real Science for Real Students, 1st Edition

    By Douglas Larkin

    This book offers science teachers a new way of thinking about their work by drawing on cutting-edge research that explores new methods and strategies to make science accessible to K-12 students. Through engaging anecdotes and vignettes, this book empathizes with the challenges faced by contemporary…

    Paperback – 2019-10-01 
    Routledge

  • Emerging Biology in the Early Years: How Young Children Learn about the Living World book cover

    Emerging Biology in the Early Years

    How Young Children Learn about the Living World, 1st Edition

    By Sue Dale Tunnicliffe

    This inspiring text celebrates young children as "emergent biologists" and explains how their natural inquisitiveness and curiosity can be harnessed to increase early understanding of scientific concepts, and so lay the foundations for future learning about the living world. Full of practical tips…

    Paperback – 2019-09-18 
    Routledge

  • Developing Literacy and the Arts in Schools book cover

    Developing Literacy and the Arts in Schools

    1st Edition

    By Georgina Barton

    The teaching of the arts and literacy in schools is often at odds with one another. The desire for schools to improve results on high stakes testing can lead to a narrow view of literacy rather than one that acknowledges the unique and distinct literacies that exist in the arts. With methods of…

    Paperback – 2019-08-21 
    Routledge

  • STEM in Early Childhood Education: How Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Strengthen Learning book cover

    STEM in Early Childhood Education

    How Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Strengthen Learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynn Cohen, Sandra Waite-Stupiansky

    Bringing together a diverse cohort of experts, STEM in Early Childhood Education explores the ways STEM can be integrated into early childhood curricula, highlighting recent research and innovations in the field, and implications for both practice and policy. Based on the argument that high-quality…

    Paperback – 2019-08-06 
    Routledge

  • Language and Cultural Practices in Communities and Schools: Bridging Learning for Students from Non-Dominant Groups book cover

    Language and Cultural Practices in Communities and Schools

    Bridging Learning for Students from Non-Dominant Groups, 1st Edition

    Edited by Inmaculada M. García-Sánchez, Marjorie Faulstich Orellana

    Drawing on sociocultural theories of learning, this book examines how the everyday language practices and cultural funds of knowledge of youth from non-dominant or minoritized groups can be used as center points for classroom learning in ways that help all students both to sustain and expand their…

    Paperback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge

  • Thinking Skills and Creativity in Second Language Education: Case Studies from International Perspectives book cover

    Thinking Skills and Creativity in Second Language Education

    Case Studies from International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Li Li

    Across the world, education is being re-structured to include greater focus on developing critical and creative skills. In second language education, research suggests cognition and language development is closely related. Yet, despite the teaching of thinking skills, integrating thinking in…

    Paperback – 2019-07-22 
    Routledge
    Research on Teaching Thinking and Creativity

  • Art for All - I: The Framework book cover

    Art for All - I

    The Framework, 1st Edition

    By Melanie Peter

    Originally published in 1996, Art for All is aimed at the non-specialist teacher of art, and offers a practical approach for working with pupils with wide-ranging learning needs. It presents a developmental framework for art in the light of National Curriculum requirements, with strategies for…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Art for All - II: The Practice book cover

    Art for All - II

    The Practice, 1st Edition

    By Melanie Peter

    Originally published in 1996, Art for All is aimed at the non-specialist teacher of art, and offers a practical approach for working with pupils with wide-ranging learning needs. It presents a developmental framework for art in the light of National Curriculum requirements, with strategies for…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Mythopoetics of Currere: Memories, Dreams, and Literary Texts as Teaching Avenues to Self-Study book cover

    The Mythopoetics of Currere

    Memories, Dreams, and Literary Texts as Teaching Avenues to Self-Study, 1st Edition

    By Mary Aswell Doll

    In The Mythopoetics of Currere, Doll uses depth psychology, myth, and literature to offer a new approach to currere, the root of curriculum, through essays exploring significant literary images that open doorways into the fictions that layer the self. Offering a focus on the body, queer love, false…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Place, Race, and Identity Formation: Autobiographical Intersections in a Curriculum Theorist's Daily Life book cover

    Place, Race, and Identity Formation

    Autobiographical Intersections in a Curriculum Theorist's Daily Life, 1st Edition

    By Ed Douglas McKnight

    In this work of curriculum theory, Ed Douglas McKnight addresses and explores the intersections between place (with specific discussion of Kincheloe’s and Pinar’s conceptualization of place and identity) and race (specifically Winthrop Jordan’s historical analysis of race as an Anglo-European…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

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