Education: Theory of Education

  • Educational Leadership: Theorising Professional Practice in Neoliberal Times book cover

    Educational Leadership

    Theorising Professional Practice in Neoliberal Times, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven J Courtney, Ruth McGinity, Helen Gunter

    Educational Leadership brings together innovative perspectives on the crucial role of theory and theorising in educational leadership at a time when the multiple pressures of marketisation, competition and system fragmentation dominate the educational landscape. This original and highly…

    Paperback – 2019-02-27 
    Routledge
    Critical Studies in Educational Leadership, Management and Administration

  • Re-imagining Education for Democracy book cover

    Re-imagining Education for Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart Riddle, Michael W. Apple

    Contemporary education research, policy and practice are complex and challenging. The political struggle over what constitutes curriculum and pedagogy is framed by quasi-markets and technocratic models of education. This has had a significant effect on larger issues of policy. But it has also had…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Music: The Urban Experience book cover

    Teaching Music

    The Urban Experience, 1st Edition

    By Lisa DeLorenzo

    This timely book explores teaching music in the urban setting along with interviews and journal accounts from urban music teachers in a variety of specializations. Written for pre-service music education students and music teachers new to urban teaching, this is a must-read for those considering…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge

  • Educating for Critical Consciousness book cover

    Educating for Critical Consciousness

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Yancy

    In this politically and democratically urgent collection, George Yancy and contributors argue that more than ever, we are in need of classrooms that function "dangerously" --- that is, classrooms where people are not afraid to engage in critical discussions that call into question difficult…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Social Thought

  • Revisiting Actor-Network Theory in Education book cover

    Revisiting Actor-Network Theory in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    Actor-network theory (ANT) is enjoying a notable surge of interest in educational research. New directions and questions are emerging along with new empirical approaches, as educators bring unique sensibilities and commitments to the ongoing debates and reconfigurations that characterise…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • Foucault and Education: Putting Theory to Work book cover

    Foucault and Education

    Putting Theory to Work, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    Specially selected by Stephen Ball, this is a collection of the best and most interesting recently published papers that ‘use’ Foucault to analyse, destablise and re-claim educational ‘problems’. Arguably the best known social theorist in the western world, Foucault’s work is now widely used by…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • Draw-along Sammy Sloth: Get to Know Me: Anxiety book cover

    Draw-along Sammy Sloth

    Get to Know Me: Anxiety, 1st Edition

    By Louise Lightfoot

    The ‘Get to Know Me’ series is made up of resources aimed at children with additional needs and SMHE. Developed by child psychologist Louise Lightfoot and illustrated by Catherine Hicks, the series includes activities specific to anxiety, depression and OCD. This book, Draw-along Sammy Sloth, is an…

    Paperback – 2019-05-28 
    Routledge
    Get To Know Me

  • 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 – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

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

  • Sustainable Development Teaching: Ethical and Political Challenges book cover

    Sustainable Development Teaching

    Ethical and Political Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katrien Van Poeck, Leif Östman, Johan Öhman

    The aim of this book is to support and inspire teachers to contribute to much-needed processes of sustainable development and to develop teaching practices and professional identities that allow them to cope with the specificity of sustainability issues and, in particular, with the teaching…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Education: Psychoanalytic, Attachment, and Developmental Perspectives book cover

    The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Education

    Psychoanalytic, Attachment, and Developmental Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilyn Charles, Jill Bellinson

    Play in Early Childhood Education presents various theories of play and demonstrates how it serves communicative, developmental, and relational functions, highlighting the importance and development of the capacity to play in terms useful to early childhood educators. The book explicitly links…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Advances in Cognitive Load Theory: Rethinking Teaching book cover

    Advances in Cognitive Load Theory

    Rethinking Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sharon Tindall-Ford, Shirley Agostinho, John Sweller

    Cognitive load theory uses our knowledge of how people learn, think and solve problems to design instruction. In turn, instructional design is the central activity of classroom teachers, of curriculum designers, and of publishers of textbooks and educational materials, including digital information…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01 
    Routledge
    Local/Global Issues in Education

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