Education: Primary/Elementary Education

  • 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 – 2019-05-29
    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 – 2019-05-29
    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 – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Parental Involvement in Children's Reading book cover

    Parental Involvement in Children's Reading

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith Topping, Sheila Wolfendale

    Parental involvement in children's education is a subject of growing interest and recent legislation in both the UK and USA has given formal recognition of parents’ rights. Learning to read is an obvious area where parents can do a great deal to help, and some schools have had programmes for…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Learning to Read and Write: The Role of Language Acquisition and Aesthetic Development: A Resourcebook book cover

    Learning to Read and Write

    The Role of Language Acquisition and Aesthetic Development: A Resourcebook, 1st Edition

    By Ellen J. Brooks

    Originally published in 1986. This is an excellent resourcebook for the holistic teaching of language and the arts. The book works its way through theories of language acquisition and literacy before specifically discussing the role of the arts in literacy education and the integration approach.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Faith, Culture and the Dual System: A Comparative Study of Church and County Schools book cover

    Faith, Culture and the Dual System

    A Comparative Study of Church and County Schools, 1st Edition

    By Bernadette O'Keeffe

    Originally published in 1986, this book is based on research carried out in 102 County secondary and Church of England secondary and primary schools in London, the North West Region and the West Midlands. It analyses data collected from interviews with 102 headteachers, 67 religious education…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Children Writing Poems: Poetic Voices in and out of School book cover

    Children Writing Poems

    Poetic Voices in and out of School, 1st Edition

    By Janine Certo

    This volume demonstrates how the social and instructional worlds that children inhabit influence their poetry writing and performances. Drawing on rich vignettes of students from different racial, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds, it describes and analyzes the work of eight to ten-year-old U.S.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Young People and Active Citizenship in Post-Soviet Times: A Challenge for Citizenship Education book cover

    Young People and Active Citizenship in Post-Soviet Times

    A Challenge for Citizenship Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Beata Krzywosz-Rynkiewicz, Anna M. Zalewska, Kerry J. Kennedy

    Situated within the context of "post-soviet times", this book explores young people’s citizenship activities and values in three distinct environments: post-soviet union countries, post-soviet union satellites, and countries that were independent of the soviet-union. Its purpose is to investigate…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Globalization and Japanese Exceptionalism in Education: Insiders' Views into a Changing System book cover

    Globalization and Japanese Exceptionalism in Education

    Insiders' Views into a Changing System, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ryoko Tsuneyoshi

    Globalization is the most common overriding characteristic of our time, with societies all over the world struggling to change their educational systems to meet what are perceived to be the needs of globalization. This book provides an insider's account of how the Japanese educational system is…

    Paperback – 2019-03-21
    Routledge

  • Educational Reform and Environmental Concern: A History of School Nature Study in Australia book cover

    Educational Reform and Environmental Concern

    A History of School Nature Study in Australia, 1st Edition

    By Dorothy Kass

    A crucial component of the New Education reform movement, nature study was introduced to elementary schools throughout the English-speaking world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Despite the undoubted enthusiasm with which educators regarded nature study, and the ambitious aims…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Progressive Education

  • Musical Creativity Revisited: Educational Foundations, Practices and Research book cover

    Musical Creativity Revisited

    Educational Foundations, Practices and Research, 1st Edition

    By Oscar Odena

    How is creativity understood and facilitated across music education settings? What is the power of creativity in enhancing individual and group learning? How is musical creativity used as a tool for cross-community integration? How can we research the interactions of those engaged in musical…

    Paperback – 2019-02-07
    Routledge
    SEMPRE Studies in The Psychology of Music

  • History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children: International Perspectives book cover

    History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saeed Naji, Rosnani Hashim

    This book on Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a compilation of articles written by its founders and the movement‘s leaders worldwide. These articles have been prepared in the dialogue and interview format. Part I explains the genesis of the movement, its philosophical and theoretical foundations.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

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