Education: History of Education

  • The English Grammar Schools to 1660: Their Curriculum and Practice book cover

    The English Grammar Schools to 1660

    Their Curriculum and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Foster Watson

    First published in 1908, this important work on the history of education traces the development of teaching in English Grammar Schools from the invention of printing up to 1660. It is not a history of the theories of educational reformers as to what should or should not be taught, but a history of…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • A People's History of Classics: Class and Greco-Roman Antiquity in Britain and Ireland 1689 to 1939 book cover

    A People's History of Classics

    Class and Greco-Roman Antiquity in Britain and Ireland 1689 to 1939, 1st Edition

    By Edith Hall, Henry Stead

    A People’s History of Classics explores the influence of the classical past on the lives of working-class people, whose voices have been almost completely excluded from previous histories of classical scholarship and pedagogy, in Britain and Ireland from the late 17th to the earlier 20th century.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-31 
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  • Democratic Vernaculars: Rhetorics of Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Criticism since the Enlightenment book cover

    Democratic Vernaculars

    Rhetorics of Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Criticism since the Enlightenment, 1st Edition

    By J Michael Sproule

    Democratic Vernaculars is a comprehensive, culturally inclusive, and thematically unified history of the communicative, audience-centered rhetorical vernacular that occupies the “middle range” of English, bounded on the one side by expressive structure (grammar and linguistics) and on…

    Paperback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge

  • Microcomputers in Early Childhood Education book cover

    Microcomputers in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by John T. Pardeck, John W. Murphy

    Originally published in 1989, this book differed from others on the topic of microcomputers and education at the time, in that it focuses on the influence that microcomputer technology has on children in their early years, specially pre-school and elementary ages. Microcomputers have the capacity…

    Paperback – 2020-03-14 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Educational Standards for Nurses: With Other Addresses on Nursing Subjects book cover

    Educational Standards for Nurses

    With Other Addresses on Nursing Subjects, 1st Edition

    By Isabel Hampton Robb

    Originally published in 1907, this title was one of several influential textbooks on nursing written by Isabel Hampton Robb, a nursing theorist. The first superintendent of nurses at Johns Hopkins School of Nursing she helped to found key organizations for nurses in the USA. Her work in nursing has…

    Paperback – 2020-03-14 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Place of Play in Education book cover

    The Place of Play in Education

    1st Edition

    By M. Jane Reaney

    Originally published in 1927, this was a book written specially for teachers and parents, based upon the writer’s practical experience and research. It deals with the fundamental importance of play in the child’s development and as a basis for all education. A set of 74 games, arranged by Miss Amy…

    Paperback – 2020-03-14 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • The Active Teacher: Training and Assessment book cover

    The Active Teacher

    Training and Assessment, 1st Edition

    By J. Elizabeth Richardson

    Originally published in 1955, this book holds some techniques for helping teachers to diagnose their own faults and learn from one another. The first part is concerned with the handling of speech problems in general and the second part with the training of English specialists. Today it can be read…

    Paperback – 2020-03-14 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Group Study for Teachers book cover

    Group Study for Teachers

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth Richardson

    Original blurb (1967): We are coming nowadays to think of education increasingly in terms of a prolonged transaction between the generations. The psychology of this transaction is largely concerned with learning as it is mediated by the relations between teachers and pupils. Thus the social…

    Paperback – 2020-03-14 
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Verbal Deficit: A Critique book cover

    Verbal Deficit

    A Critique, 1st Edition

    By J. C. B. Gordon

    Originally published in 1981. Verbal deficit theories try to account for differential educational attainments in linguistic terms, suggesting that children reach varying levels of success in school as a result of their ability or inability to express themselves, and relate this to social class.…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
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    Routledge Library Editions: Sociolinguistics

  • Racism in Children's Lives: A Study of Mainly-white Primary Schools book cover

    Racism in Children's Lives

    A Study of Mainly-white Primary Schools, 1st Edition

    By Barry Troyna, Richard Hatcher

    Originally published in 1992. Both teachers and the general public have traditionally been unwilling to acknowledge that concepts of ‘race’ might play a part in the lives of primary school children. For this book the authors spent a term in each of three mainly white primary schools. They talked to…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Race

  • Race, Equality and Schools book cover

    Race, Equality and Schools

    1st Edition

    By Richard Willey

    Originally published in 1984. How to respond to ethnic diversity is a question of major importance for teachers. The multi-ethnic school is only one aspect of a multi-ethnic society, and the problems and complexities teachers face have far-reaching implications. Attention has turned from fitting…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Race

  • Race Relations in the Primary School book cover

    Race Relations in the Primary School

    1st Edition

    By Cecile Wright

    Originally published in 1992. This book presents research carried out by the author in four inner-city primary schools. It documents the experiences of black and Asian children, particularly in interaction with their white peers, and with their teachers, from both observation and interviews with…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Race

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