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  • Creativity and Democracy in Education

    Practices and politics of learning through the arts

    By Jeff Adams, Allan Owens

    The struggle to establish more democratic education pedagogies has a long history in the politics of mainstream education. This book argues for the significance of the creative arts in the establishment of social justice in education, using examples drawn from a selection of contemporary case…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04
    Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics

  • What Schools Don't Teach

    20 Ways to Help Students Excel in School and Life

    By Brad Johnson, Julie Sessions

    Are we adequately preparing students for life beyond school doors? Schools teach students not to be competitive and never to fail. Yet in the real world, people compete for jobs, and they often fail many times before reaching success. In this thought-provoking book, authors Johnson and Sessions…

    Paperback – 2014-11-17

  • Digital Storytelling, Applied Theatre, & Youth

    Performing Possibility

    By Megan Alrutz

    Digital Storytelling, Applied Theatre, & Youth argues that theatre artists must re-imagine how and why they facilitate performance practices with young people. Rapid globalization and advances in media and technology continue to change the ways that people engage with and understand the world…

    Paperback – 2014-08-21

  • How Dogmatic Beliefs Harm Creativity and Higher-level Thinking

    By Don Ambrose, Robert Sternberg

    In a world plagued by enormous, complex problems requiring long-range vision and interdisciplinary insights, the need to attend to the influence of dogmatic thinking on the development of high ability and creative intelligence is pressing. This volume introduces the problem of dogmatism broadly,…

    Paperback – 2013-09-18
    Educational Psychology Series

  • Creativity in the Classroom

    Schools of Curious Delight, 5th Edition

    By Alane Jordan Starko

    Creativity in the Classroom, Fifth Edition, helps teachers apply up-to-date research on creativity to their everyday classroom practice. Early chapters explore theories of creativity and talent development, while later chapters focus on practice, providing plentiful real-world applications— from…

    Paperback – 2013-08-26

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning

    Edited by Julian Sefton-Green, Pat Thomson, Ken Jones, Liora Bresler

    The concept of creative learning extends far beyond Arts-based learning or the development of individual creativity. It covers a range of processes and initiatives throughout the world that share common values, systems and practices aimed at making learning more creative. This applies at individual…

    Paperback – 2012-12-17
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Dialogic: Education for the Internet Age

    By Rupert Wegerif

    Dialogic: Education for the Internet Age argues that despite rapid advances in communications technology, most teaching still relies on traditional approaches to education, built upon the logic of print, and dependent on the notion that there is a single true representation of reality. In practice,…

    Paperback – 2012-12-06

  • Art Teaching

    Elementary through Middle School

    By George Szekely, Julie Alsip Bucknam

    Art Teaching speaks to a new generation of art teachers in a changing society and fresh art world. Comprehensive and up-to-date, it presents fundamental theories, principles, creative approaches, and resources for art teaching in elementary through middle-school. Key sections focus on how children…

    Paperback – 2011-12-15

  • Exploring Children's Creative Narratives

    Edited by Dorothy Faulkner, Elizabeth Coates

    How should we understand children’s creativity? This fascinating collection of international research offers fresh perspectives on children’s creative processes and the expression of their creative imagination through dramatic play, stories, artwork, dance, music and conversation. Drawing on a…

    Paperback – 2011-03-25

  • Researching Creative Learning

    Methods and Issues

    Edited by Pat Thomson, Julian Sefton-Green

    It is a common ambition in society and government to make young people more creative. These aspirations are motivated by two key concerns: to make experience at school more exciting, relevant, challenging and dynamic; and to ensure that young people are able and fit to leave education and…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08

  • Art and Creativity in Reggio Emilia

    Exploring the Role and Potential of Ateliers in Early Childhood Education

    By Vea Vecchi

    This book explores the contribution of and art and creativity to early education, and examines the role of the atelier (an arts workshop in a school) and atelierista (an educator with an arts background) in the pioneering pre-schools of Reggio Emilia. It does so through the unique experience of Vea…

    Paperback – 2010-03-10
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • The Pedagogy of Creativity

    By Anna Herbert

    The Pedagogy of Creativity represents a groundbreaking study linking the pedagogy of classroom creativity with psychoanalytical theories. Taking a classroom-based example of poststructuralist methodology as its starting point, Anna Herbert’s investigation explores the relationship between…

    Paperback – 2010-02-22

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