Curriculum Studies Products

  • Expanding Curriculum Theory

    Dis/positions and Lines of Flight, 2nd Edition

    Edited by William M. Reynolds, Julie A. Webber

    Expanding Curriculum Theory, Second Edition carries through the major focus of the original volume—to reflect on the influence of Deleuze and Guattari’s concept of "lines of flight" and its application to curriculum theorizing. What is different is that the lines of flight have since shifted and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • International Perspectives on Science Education for the Gifted

    Key issues and challenges

    Edited by Keith S Taber, Manabu Sumida

    In the spirit of encouraging international dialogue between researchers and practitioners, often working within isolated traditions, this book discusses perspectives on science education for the gifted informed by up-to-date research findings from a number of related fields. The book reviews…

    Hardback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Achievement and Gifted Education

  • Differentiated Reading Instruction

    Strategies and Technology Tools to Help All Students Improve

    By Jules Csillag

    Learn how tech tools can make it easier to differentiate reading instruction, so you can reach all of your students and help them increase their fluency and comprehension. This practical guide brings together evidence-based principles for differentiated reading instruction and user-friendly tech…

    Paperback – 2016-05-18 
    Routledge

  • Learning on Your Feet

    Incorporating Physical Activity into the K-8 Classroom

    By Brad Johnson, Melody Jones

    In this much-needed book, you’ll learn how incorporating physical activity into the classroom can improve students’ engagement, achievement, and overall wellness. Students typically spend most of the day sitting at their desks, and many don’t have recess or PE, yet research shows that regular…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13 
    Routledge

  • Families, Young People, Physical Activity and Health

    Critical Perspectives

    By Symeon Dagkas, Lisette Burrows

    The family is an important site for the transmission of knowledge and cultural values. Amidst claims that young people are failing to follow health advice, dropping out of sport and at risk of an ever-expanding list of lifestyle diseases, families have become the target of government interventions.…

    Hardback – 2016-05-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sport, Culture and Society

  • The Strong State and Curriculum Reform

    Assessing the politics and possibilities of educational change in Asia

    Edited by Leonel Lim, Michael W. Apple

    As Asian education systems increasingly take on a stronger presence on the global educational landscape, of special interest is an understanding of the ways in which many of these states direct their schools towards higher achievement. What is missing, however, are accounts that take seriously the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • Education for Sustainable Happiness and Well-Being

    By Catherine O'Brien

    In this innovative and cogent presentation of her concept of sustainable happiness, Catherine O’Brien outlines how the leading recommendations for transforming education can be integrated within a vision of well-being for all. Solution-focused, the book demonstrates how aspects of this vision are…

    Paperback – 2016-05-11 
    Routledge

  • Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School

    A Companion to School Experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Carolyn Cooke, Keith Evans, Christopher Philpott, Gary Spruce

    This 3rd edition of Learning to Teach Music in the Secondary School has been thoroughly revised to take account of the latest initiatives, research and scholarship in the field of music education, and the most recent changes to the curriculum. By focusing on overarching principles, it aims to…

    Paperback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge
    Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series

  • Class Size

    Eastern and Western perspectives

    Edited by Peter Blatchford, Kam Wing Chan, Galton Maurice, Kwok Chan Lai, John Chi Kin Lee

    This book captures the range of views and evidence on class size across the world; seeks to clarify these deeply held views and move toward a clearer view of what we know and do not know about class size effects; and identify future steps in terms of policy and research. Of all the issues in…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge
    Asia-Europe Education Dialogue

  • Education in Times of Environmental Crises

    Teaching Children to be Agents of Change

    Edited by Ken Winograd

    The central theme and core objective of this comprehensive resource for elementary teachers on climate change and children’s emotions and resiliency is supporting children’s understanding of and respect for the interconnectedness all life: human, animal, plant, and clean air, water, and soil. Its…

    Paperback – 2016-05-04 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Teachers in Fiction and Film

    Saviors, Scapegoats & Schoolmarms

    Edited by Melanie Shoffner

    This book about teachers as characters in popular media examines what can be learned from fictional teachers for the purposes of educating real teachers. Its aim is twofold: to examine the constructed figure of the teacher in film, television and text and to apply that examination in the context of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-02 
    Routledge

  • The “Reason” of Schooling

    Historicizing Curriculum Studies, Pedagogy, and Teacher Education

    Edited by Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Problematizing the "reason" of schooling as historical and political, in this book leading international and interdisciplinary scholars challenge the common sense of schooling and the relation of society, education, and curriculum studies. Examining the limits of contemporary notions of power and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-01 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

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