Education: Education Studies

  • Presence Of Mind: Education And The Politics Of Deception book cover

    Presence Of Mind

    Education And The Politics Of Deception, 1st Edition

    By Pepi Leistyna

    Widely misunderstood and misinterpreted at its most basic level, critical pedagogy provides a lens through which educators and students are better able to examine and interact with the real, underlying power relationships that structure our world. These educational politics determine how we make…

    Hardback – 2019-09-05

  • Emotions in the Law School: Transforming Legal Education Through the Passions book cover

    Emotions in the Law School

    Transforming Legal Education Through the Passions, 1st Edition

    By Emma Jones

    Law schools are failing both their staff and students by requiring them to prize reason and rationality and to suppress or ignore emotions. Despite innovations in terms of both content and teaching techniques, there is little evidence that emotions are effectively acknowledged or utilised within…

    Hardback – 2019-08-29
    Legal Pedagogy

  • Storytelling for Social Justice: Connecting Narrative and the Arts in Antiracist Teaching book cover

    Storytelling for Social Justice

    Connecting Narrative and the Arts in Antiracist Teaching, 2nd Edition

    By Lee Anne Bell

    Through accessible language and candid discussions, Storytelling for Social Justice explores the stories we tell ourselves and each other about race and racism in our society. Making sense of the racial constructions expressed through the language and images we encounter every day, this book…

    Paperback – 2019-08-28
    Teaching/Learning Social Justice

  • Accelerating The Learning Of All Students: Cultivating Culture Change In Schools, Classrooms And Individuals book cover

    Accelerating The Learning Of All Students

    Cultivating Culture Change In Schools, Classrooms And Individuals, 1st Edition

    By Christine Finnan, Julie D. Swanson

    Isn't acceleration just for gifted kids? This is a common assumption when we think about who benefits from efforts to accelerate student learning. For generations, students identified as gifted have been separated from other students and provided enriched learning opportunities many adults believe…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Pedagogy And The Politics Of Hope: Theory, Culture, And Schooling: A Critical Reader book cover

    Pedagogy And The Politics Of Hope

    Theory, Culture, And Schooling: A Critical Reader, 1st Edition

    By Henry Giroux

    Henry A. Giroux is one of the most respected and well-known critical education scholars, social critics, and astute observers of popular culture in the modern world. For those who follow his considerably influential work in critical pedagogy and social criticism, this first-ever collection of his…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Watch It: The Risks And Promises Of Information Technologies For Education book cover

    Watch It

    The Risks And Promises Of Information Technologies For Education, 1st Edition

    By Nicholas Burbules, Thomas Callister Jr.

    Watch IT is an examination of several critical issues in the potential of new information technology (IT) for education. IT, already central to many aspects of our lives, is rapidly becoming an integral part of teaching and learning. This book takes a close look at the positive and negative…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Off Track: When Poor Readers Become

    Off Track

    When Poor Readers Become ""Learning Disabled"", 1st Edition

    By Louise Spear-swerling, Robert Sternberg

    The identification of poor readers as ?learning disabled? can be the first of many steps toward consigning students to a lifetime of reading failure. The very label that is meant to help children often becomes a burden that works against effective learning throughout their schooling.In this book,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Intermediality: Teachers' Handbook Of Critical Media Literacy book cover


    Teachers' Handbook Of Critical Media Literacy, 1st Edition

    By Ladislaus Semali, Ann Watts Pailliotet

    With the ever-growing proliferation of electronic and other popular media, the complexity of relationship between what students see and hear, what they believe and how they interact with one another underscores now, more than ever, the need for across-the-curriculum teaching of critical thinking,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Hannah Arendt And Education: Renewing Our Common World book cover

    Hannah Arendt And Education

    Renewing Our Common World, 1st Edition

    By Mordechai Gordon

    Hannah Arendt And Education: Renewing Our Common World is the first book to bring together a collection of essays on Hannah Arendt and education. The contributors contend that Arendt offers a unique perspective, one which enhances the liberal and critical traditions' call for transforming education…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Giving Kids The Business: The Commercialization Of America's Schools book cover

    Giving Kids The Business

    The Commercialization Of America's Schools, 1st Edition

    By Alex Molnar

    The commercialization of public education is upon us. With much fanfare and plenty of controversy, plans to cash in on our public schools are popping up all over the country. Educator and award-winning commentator Alex Molnar has written the first book to both document the commercial invasion of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Charting Chicago School Reform: Democratic Localism As A Lever For Change book cover

    Charting Chicago School Reform

    Democratic Localism As A Lever For Change, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Bryk, Penny Bender Sebring, David Kerbow, Sharon Rollow, John Easton

    In 1989, Chicago began an experiment with radical decentralization of power and authority. This book tells the story of what happened to Chicago's elementary schools in the first four years of this reform. Implicit in this reform is the theory that expanded local democratic participation would…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Children, Schools, And Inequality book cover

    Children, Schools, And Inequality

    1st Edition

    By Doris R Entwisle, Karl Len Alexander, Linda Steffel Olson

    Educational sociologists have paid relatively little attention to children in middle childhood (ages 6 to 12), whereas developmental psychologists have emphasized factors internal to the child much more than the social contexts in explaining children's development. Children, Schools, and Inequality…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

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