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  • American Education

    19th Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Featuring current information and challenging perspectives on the latest issues and forces shaping the American educational system—with scholarship that is often cited as a primary source, Joel Spring introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Research on School Choice

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Mark Berends, Ann Primus Berends, Matthew Springer

    Updated to reflect the latest developments and increasing scope of school-based options, the second edition of the Handbook of Research on School Choice makes readily available the most rigorous and policy-relevant research on K-12 school choice. This comprehensive research handbook begins with…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Practices from America's Best Urban Schools

    A Guide for School and Classroom Leaders, 2nd Edition

    By Joseph F. Johnson, Jr., Lynne G. Perez, Cynthia L. Uline

     Discover the teaching practices that make the biggest difference in student performance! The new edition of this practical, research-based book gives leaders and teachers an even closer look at instructional practices from top award-winning urban schools. With refreshed examples from…

    Paperback – 2019-06-28 
    Routledge

  • Flourishing as the Aim of Education

    A Neo-Aristotelian View, 1st Edition

    By Kristjan Kristjansson

    This book develops a conception of student flourishing as the overarching aim of education. Taking as its basis the Aristotelian concept of eudaimonia, it provides a theoretical study of the foundations of flourishing that go well beyond Aristotle’s approach. Flourishing as the Aim of Education…

    Hardback – 2019-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Decolonizing Place-Based Pedagogies in Early Childhood Education

    1st Edition

    By Fikile Nxumalo

    This book brings attention to the urgent need for early childhood education to critically encounter and pedagogically respond to the entanglements of environmentally damaged places, anti-blackness and settler colonial legacies. Drawing from the author’s multi-year participatory action research with…

    Paperback – 2019-06-11 
    Routledge

  • Sustainable Development Teaching

    Ethical and Political Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katrien Van Poeck, Leif Östman, Johan Öhman

    The aim of this book is to support and inspire teachers to contribute to much-needed processes of sustainable development and to develop teaching practices and professional identities that allow them to cope with the specificity of sustainability issues and, in particular, with the teaching…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation, 1st Edition

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy in Multimedia America

    Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By Ladislaus M Semali

    Originally published in 2000. This book provides insights, practical suggestions and clear-cut strategies for integrating media across the K-12 curriculum. This contribution to teaching and curriculum design uses students' own media experiences or media vignettes from students' lives to enter…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The New Literacy

    Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools, 1st Edition

    By John Willinsky

    Originally published in 1990. This book examines the innovative programs that changed the way reading and writing was taught during the previous ten years. Both teacher and critic of the New Literacy programs, the author gives a perspective that allows educators, parents, and other readers to…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The Second 'R'

    Writing Development in the Junior School, 1st Edition

    By William Sydney Harpin

    Originally published in 1976. How do children learn to write? What stages to they pass through in mastering this skill? What part can teachers play in aiding their development? These are some of the questions that this book sets out to answer. This book offers a perspective on writing which places…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Towards 2000

    The Future of Childhood, Literacy and Schooling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Marum

    Originally published in 1995. This book reviews the current situation concerning the teaching of 'English' in schools, examining particularly the notion of 'literacy'. The authors offer practical suggestions to primary and secondary teachers, proposing ways in which the teaching of children's…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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