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

  • Neanderthals in the Classroom book cover

    Neanderthals in the Classroom

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Marie Watts

    This book discusses evolution as the intersection where religious beliefs meet science. This unique interplay has led to an active anti-evolution movement in the US, which causes widespread confusion among the general American public and acts as a seed for students' misconceptions about the theory…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    CRC Press

  • 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

  • Research on Becoming an English Teacher: Through Lacan’s Looking Glass book cover

    Research on Becoming an English Teacher

    Through Lacan’s Looking Glass, 1st Edition

    By Tony Brown, Mike Dore, Chris Hanley

    Research on Becoming an English Teacher considers the process of becoming a teacher from a variety of perspectives, where the ambition is to consider how people can change themselves within that process. By pursuing an approach influenced by the psychoanalytic theory of Jacques Lacan the authors…

    Hardback – 2019-08-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • 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

  • Writing for Engineering and Science Students: Staking your Claim book cover

    Writing for Engineering and Science Students

    Staking your Claim, 1st Edition

    By Gerald Rau

    Writing for Engineering and Science Students is a clear and practical guide for anyone undertaking either academic or technical writing. Drawing on the author’s extensive experience of teaching students from different fields and cultures, and designed to be accessible to both international students…

    Paperback – 2019-08-16 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Big History book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Big History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Craig Benjamin, Esther Quaedackers, David Baker

    The Routledge Companion to Big History guides readers though the variety of themes and concepts that structure contemporary scholarship in the field of big history. The volume is divided into five parts, each representing current and evolving areas of interest to the community, including big…

    Hardback – 2019-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Companions

  • Teaching Elementary STEM Education: Unpacking Standards and Implementing Practice-Based Pedagogy book cover

    Teaching Elementary STEM Education

    Unpacking Standards and Implementing Practice-Based Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    By Sherri Cianca

    This textbook offers practical guidelines for integrating science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into the elementary curriculum in the context of addressing real-world problems, all the while cultivating in students high-level thinking and problem solving. Designed to equip future…

    Paperback – 2019-08-08 
    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

  • Teaching and Learning in Art Education: Cultivating Students’ Potential from Pre-K through High School book cover

    Teaching and Learning in Art Education

    Cultivating Students’ Potential from Pre-K through High School, 1st Edition

    By Debrah C. Sickler-Voigt

    In this student-centered book, Debrah C. Sickler-Voigt provides proven tips and innovative methods for teaching, managing and assessing all aspects of art instruction and student learning in today’s diversified educational settings, from pre-K through high school. Up to date with the current…

    Paperback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

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