Education: Education Policy & Politics

  • The New Literacy: Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools book cover

    The New Literacy

    Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools, 1st Edition

    By John Willinsky

    Originally published in 1990. This book examines the innovative programs that changed the way reading and writing was taught during the previous ten years. Both teacher and critic of the New Literacy programs, the author gives a perspective that allows educators, parents, and other readers to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The Second 'R': Writing Development in the Junior School book cover

    The Second 'R'

    Writing Development in the Junior School, 1st Edition

    By William Sydney Harpin

    Originally published in 1976. How do children learn to write? What stages to they pass through in mastering this skill? What part can teachers play in aiding their development? These are some of the questions that this book sets out to answer. This book offers a perspective on writing which places…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Towards 2000: The Future of Childhood, Literacy and Schooling book cover

    Towards 2000

    The Future of Childhood, Literacy and Schooling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Marum

    Originally published in 1995. This book reviews the current situation concerning the teaching of 'English' in schools, examining particularly the notion of 'literacy'. The authors offer practical suggestions to primary and secondary teachers, proposing ways in which the teaching of children's…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The Faith-based Identity of Catholic Schools: A Curriculum Perspective book cover

    The Faith-based Identity of Catholic Schools

    A Curriculum Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jim Gleeson, Peta Goldburg

    Faith-based Identity of Catholic Schools: Curriculum Perspectives examines the relationship between faith-based education and whole curriculum at a time when neo-liberal ideologies and market values are having a disproportionate influence on national education policies. Topics addressed include:…

    Hardback – 2019-06-01 
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    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, has made governance in higher education a vital and sometimes controversial topic. Governing Higher Education Today…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge

  • The Tenure-Track Process for Chicana and Latina Faculty: Experiences of Resisting and Persisting in the Academy book cover

    The Tenure-Track Process for Chicana and Latina Faculty

    Experiences of Resisting and Persisting in the Academy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia A. Perez

    This anthology addresses the role of postsecondary institutional structures and policy in shaping the tenure-track process for Chicana and Latina faculty in higher education. Each chapter offers first-person narratives of survival in the academy employing critical theoretical contributions and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-30 
    Routledge

  • Social Changes and Yuwen Education in Post-Mao China: Control, Conformity and Contradiction book cover

    Social Changes and Yuwen Education in Post-Mao China

    Control, Conformity and Contradiction, 1st Edition

    By Min Tao

    Inspired by the author’s observations of the language curriculum as a practising teacher for the past 20 years, this book addresses how the high school Chinese language and literacy (Yuwen) curriculum in China was controlled and directed in the post-Mao era. Examining the social and political…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Education and Society in China

  • Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore book cover

    Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore

    1st Edition

    By Kevin Blackburn, ZongLun Wu

    Decolonizing the History Curriculum in Malaysia and Singapore is a unique study in the history of education because it examines decolonization in terms of how it changed the subject of history in the school curriculum of two colonized countries – Malaysia and Singapore. Blackburn and Wu’s book…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Educational History and Development in Asia

  • What Is Curriculum Theory? book cover

    What Is Curriculum Theory?

    3rd Edition

    By William F. Pinar

    This primer for prospective and practicing teachers asks students to question the historical present and their relation to it, and in so doing, reflect on their own understandings of what it means to teach, to study, to educate, and to become educated in the present moment in the places we inhabit.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Money and Schools book cover

    Money and Schools

    7th Edition

    By R. Craig Wood, David C. Thompson, Faith E. Crampton

    For both aspiring and experienced education leaders in school budgeting, finance, and resource management courses, Money and Schools explains and demonstrates the relationship between money and equality of educational opportunity in a way that is clear, precise, and engaging. Grounded in research…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24 
    Routledge

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