• The Theory and Practice of Education (1934) book cover

    The Theory and Practice of Education (1934)

    By Nancy Catty

    Originally published in 1934, this book provides the findings of psychologists which have direct bearing on the theory and practice of education, and shows the close connection between sound theory and methods of school organization and teaching. This connection is illustrated by constant…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The West Indian Language Issue in British Schools (1979): Challenges and Responses book cover

    The West Indian Language Issue in British Schools (1979)

    Challenges and Responses

    By Viv Edwards

    First published in 1979. The performance of West Indian children in British schools has been the subject of enquiries by both a parliamentary select committee and the Department of Education. It is widely believed that an important factor in the relative failure of West Indian children is the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Acquisition of Reading Skills (1986): Cultural Constraints and Cognitive Universals book cover

    Acquisition of Reading Skills (1986)

    Cultural Constraints and Cognitive Universals

    Edited by Barbara R. Foorman, Alexander W. Siegel

    Originally published in 1986. In literate societies around the world, children begin instruction in reading somewhere between the ages of five and seven years. On one level their tasks are very similar – learn the sound-symbol relationship of their languages and apply their linguistic and cognitive…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • International Science and Technology Education: Exploring Culture, Economy and Social Perceptions book cover

    International Science and Technology Education

    Exploring Culture, Economy and Social Perceptions

    Edited by Ortwin Renn, Nicole C. Karafyllis, Andreas Hohlt, Dorothea Taube

    Education in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is crucial for taking advantage of the prospects of new scientific discoveries initiating or promoting technological changes, and managing opportunities and risks associated with innovations. This book explores the emerging…

    Paperback – 2017-08-26 
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Science in Society Series

  • Sexuality, Gender and Identity: Critical Issues in Dance Education book cover

    Sexuality, Gender and Identity

    Critical Issues in Dance Education

    Edited by Doug Risner, Julie Kerr-Berry

    Sexuality is a difficult topic for all educators. Dance teachers and educators are not immune to these educational challenges, especially given the large number of children, adolescents, and young adults who pursue dance study and performance. Most troubling is the lack of serious discourse in…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Bullying: A Social Influence Perspective book cover

    Bullying

    A Social Influence Perspective

    Edited by Paul R. Nail, Joan B. Simon

    There was a time when bullying was regarded as a relatively innocuous issue—a normal part of growing up—but this is no longer the case. The magnitude of the problems that bullying can lead to is evidenced by the rising amount of professional literature on bullying, as well as recent cases of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-24 
    Routledge

  • Bisexuality in Education: Erasure, Exclusion and the Absence of Intersectionality book cover

    Bisexuality in Education

    Erasure, Exclusion and the Absence of Intersectionality

    Edited by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli

    Although many schools and educational systems, from elementary to tertiary level, state that they endorse anti-homophobic policies, pedagogies and programs, there appears to be an absence of education about, and affirmation of, bisexuality and minimal specific attention paid to bi-phobia.…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23 
    Routledge

  • Knowledge Mobilisation and the Social Sciences: Research Impact and Engagement book cover

    Knowledge Mobilisation and the Social Sciences

    Research Impact and Engagement

    Edited by Jon Bannister, Irene Hardill

    The essays presented in this volume examine knowledge mobilisation and its relation to research impact and engagement. The social sciences matter because they can help us to understand and address the complex challenges confronting society. This is particularly true in an era of significant…

    Paperback – 2017-08-22 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Issues in Social Science

  • A First Book on Teaching (1929) book cover

    A First Book on Teaching (1929)

    By Nancy Catty

    First published in 1929, this book is a beginner's guide to the practice of teaching. The preparation and giving of lessons, the function of class teaching, sectionizing and individual work, the art of happy relations between class and teacher, the foundations of school tone, and the tests of a…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education book cover

    Phenomenology and Pedagogy in Physical Education

    By Oyvind Standal

    Phenomenology is a philosophical approach to the study of consciousness and subjective experience. In recent years it has become a more prominent element of the social scientific study of sport and a core component of the important emergent concept of physical literacy. This book is the first to…

    Paperback – 2017-08-04 
    Routledge
    Ethics and Sport

  • Family, School, Community Engagement and Partnerships: Theory and Best Practices book cover

    Family, School, Community Engagement and Partnerships

    Theory and Best Practices

    Edited by Reyes L. Quezada, Viviana Alexandrowicz, Sarina Molina

    How can colleges and schools support the inclusion of family, school and community engagement curricula in teacher and administrator preparation programs? The contributions in this book try to answer this question, with contributors describing their experiences, their programs, and their support…

    Paperback – 2017-07-18 
    Routledge

  • Fifty Years of Comparative Education book cover

    Fifty Years of Comparative Education

    Edited by Michele Schweisfurth

    This edited collection was produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the journal Comparative Education, one of the most established and prestigious journals in the field. Each chapter was written by a leading scholar of comparative and international education. The collection marks a creative…

    Paperback – 2017-07-12 
    Routledge

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