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  • Cross-Curricular Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School... Mathematics

    1st Edition

    By Robert Ward-Penny

    Why is cross-curricular work so valuable in the mathematics classroom?Why can pupils sometimes draw graphs in mathematics but not in science?What might mathematics teachers learn from the performing arts?Cross-curricular approaches have much to offer the modern mathematics classroom. They can help…

    Paperback – 2010-11-26
    Cross-Curricular Teaching and Learning in...

  • How Science Works

    Exploring effective pedagogy and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Toplis

    How Science Works provides student and practising teachers with a comprehensive introduction to one of the most dramatic changes to the secondary science curriculum.  Underpinned by the latest research in the field, it explores the emergence and meaning of How Science Works and reviews major…

    Paperback – 2010-11-24

  • World History: The Basics

    1st Edition

    By Peter N. Stearns

    World History has rapidly grown to become one of the most popular and talked about approaches to the study of history. World History: The Basics introduces this fast-growing field and addresses key questions such as: What is world history? How do we study a subject with such a broad geographic…

    Paperback – 2010-11-10
    The Basics

  • Cultures of Curriculum

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Pamela Bolotin Joseph

    Using "cultures of curriculum" as a lens, this clear, compelling text reveals and critically examines the belief systems and classroom practices of curricular orientations in contemporary American society. It is designed to foster awareness, examination, and deliberation about the curricula planned…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Researching Creative Learning

    Methods and Issues, 1st Edition

    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

  • Rethinking the Way We Teach Science

    The Interplay of Content, Pedagogy, and the Nature of Science, 1st Edition

    By Louis Rosenblatt

    Offering a fresh take on inquiry, this book draws on current research and theory in science education, literacy, and educational psychology, as well as the history and philosophy of science, to make its case for transforming the way science is taught. Re-thinking the Way We Teach Science addresses…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • The Instructional Design Knowledge Base

    Theory, Research, and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Rita C. Richey, James D. Klein, Monica W. Tracey

    The Instructional Design Knowledge Base: Theory, Research and Practice provides ID professionals and students at all levels with a comprehensive exploration of the theories and research that serve as a foundation for current and emerging ID practice. This book offers both current and classic…

    Paperback – 2010-10-12

  • Learning to Solve Problems

    A Handbook for Designing Problem-Solving Learning Environments, 1st Edition

    By David H. Jonassen

    This book provides a comprehensive, up-to-date look at problem solving research and practice over the last fifteen years. The first chapter describes differences in types of problems, individual differences among problem-solvers, as well as the domain and context within which a problem is…

    Paperback – 2010-09-07

  • Learning to Read the Numbers

    Integrating Critical Literacy and Critical Numeracy in K-8 Classrooms. A Co-Publication of The National Council of Teachers of English and Routledge, 1st Edition

    By David J. Whitin, Phyllis E. Whitin

    Being a critical reader of numerical information is an integral part of being literate in today’s data-drenched world. Uniquely addressing both mathematics and language issues, this text shows how critical readers dig beneath the surface of data to better evaluate their usefulness and to understand…

    Paperback – 2010-08-30

  • Teaching Religion and Science

    Effective Pedagogy and Practical Approaches for RE Teachers, 1st Edition

    By Tonie Stolberg, Geoff Teece

    Can religion and science co-exist successfully in the classroom? How can you encourage an environment where differing views are treated positively? How do you help students apply their understanding of religious beliefs and scientific theory to a range of ultimate questions? Teaching Religion and…

    Paperback – 2010-08-20

  • Constructing a Personal Orientation to Music Teaching

    1st Edition

    By Mark Robin Campbell, Linda K. Thompson, Janet R. Barrett

    Constructing a Personal Orientation to Music Teaching promotes inquiry and reflection to facilitate teacher growth, lifelong learning and a disposition toward educational change. Strongly grounded in current theories and research in teacher education, the text engages readers in analyzing their own…

    Paperback – 2010-07-14

  • The Challenge of Rethinking History Education

    On Practices, Theories, and Policy, 1st Edition

    By Bruce A. VanSledright

    Every few years in the United States, history teachers go through what some believe is an embarrassing national ritual. A representative group of students sit down to take a standardized U.S. history test, and the results show varied success. Sizable percentages of students score at or below a "…

    Paperback – 2010-07-06

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