Continuing Professional Development Products

  • Neoliberalism and Environmental Education

    Edited by Joseph Henderson, David Hursh, David Greenwood

    This timely book situates environmental education within and against neoliberalism, the dominant economic, political, and cultural ideology impacting both education and the environment. Proponents of neoliberalism imagine and enact a world where the primary role of the state is to promote capital…

    Hardback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge

  • Practice Theory and Education

    Diffractive readings in professional practice

    Edited by Julianne Lynch, Julie Rowlands, Trevor Gale, Andrew Skourdoumbis

    Practice Theory and Education challenges how we think about ‘practice’, examining what it means across different fields and sites. It is organised into four themes: discursive practices; practice, change and organisations; practising subjectivity; and professional practice, public policy and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • Creative graduate pathways within and beyond the creative industries

    Edited by Ruth Bridgstock, Ben Goldsmith, Jess Rodgers, Greg Hearn

    Examining pathways from creative education to work, and preparation for these pathways within higher education programs, in the light of long standing labour debates, this book explores the creative launch experiences, destinations, and contributions of graduates emerging into an enormously diverse…

    Hardback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Teaching English as an Additional Language in Secondary Schools

    Theory and practice

    By Sean Bracken, Karima Kadi-Hanifi, Catharine Driver

    With increasing numbers of learners in secondary schools having English as an additional language, it is crucial for all teachers to understand the learning requirements of these students and plan distinctive teaching approaches to engage and support them. This book provides school leaders, trainee…

    Paperback – 2016-11-24 
    Routledge

  • How to find success as a Criminal Justice faculty member

    Edited by Craig Hemmens

    Professional development is an issue of interest to all criminal justice faculty, from the newest Assistant Professor to the most senior Full Professor. The annual Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences conference has a number of panels and workshops that deal with the wide variety of issues that…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03 
    Routledge

  • The Power of Conversation

    Transforming Principals into Great Leaders

    By Barbara Kohm

    Powerful conversations facilitate powerful thinking. In The Power of Conversation, seasoned educator Barbara Kohm provides principals and mentors with a roadmap for growing into great leaders and transforming ordinary schools into great ones. Designed to harness the power of focused professional…

    Paperback – 2016-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Textual Analysis Made Easy

    Ready-to-Use Tools for Teachers, Grades 5-8

    By C. Brian Taylor

    In this new book, you’ll learn how to teach evidence-based writing using a variety of tools, activities, and sample literary texts. Showing elementary and middle school students how to think critically about what they’re reading can be a challenge, but author C. Brian Taylor makes it easy by…

    Paperback – 2016-10-25 
    Routledge

  • Globalised re/gendering of the academy and leadership

    Edited by Jill Blackmore, Marita Sanchez-Moreno, Naarah Sawers

    The significance of Higher Education to national knowledge-based economies has made the sector the object of government policies, international monitoring, and corporatization. This radical global restructuring of higher education is gendered in its processes, practices, and effects. Exploring how…

    Hardback – 2016-10-21 
    Routledge

  • The Elephant in the Staffroom

    How to reduce stress and improve teacher wellbeing

    By Chris Eyre

    The Elephant in the Staffroom is the survival guide that every busy teacher needs for practical advice on teacher wellbeing. Written in an informal, conversational style, the book is divided into 40 bite-size chunks, covering a range of essential topics from understanding and avoiding burnout, to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge

  • First Aid for Teacher Burnout

    How You Can Find Peace and Success

    By Jenny Grant Rankin

    Offering clear strategies rooted in research and expert recommendations, First Aid for Teacher Burnout empowers teachers to prevent and recover from burnout while finding success at work. Each chapter explores a different common cause of teacher burnout and provides takeaway strategies and…

    Paperback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Acting It Out

    Using Drama in the Classroom to Improve Student Engagement, Reading, and Critical Thinking

    By Juliet Hart, Mark Onuscheck, Mary T. Christel

    In Acting It Out, you’ll discover how to use drama in your ELA and social studies classrooms to boost student participation and foster critical thinking. With years of experience supervising arts integration programs in Chicago Public Schools, authors Juliet Hart, Mark Onuscheck, and Mary T.…

    Paperback – 2016-09-21 
    Routledge

  • Shining a Light on the Autism Spectrum

    Experiences and Aspirations of Adults

    By Debra Costley, Susanna Baldwin, Susan Bruck, Kaaren Haas, Kerry Ritzrow

    Produced in conjunction with Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect), Australia’s largest provider of services with people on the autism spectrum, this new text explores the experiences, needs and aspirations of adults on the spectrum. The volume utilises the structure of a recent survey (the only one…

    Paperback – 2016-09-20 
    Routledge

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