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  • Play and Wellbeing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Land Education

    Rethinking Pedagogies of Place from Indigenous, Postcolonial, and Decolonizing Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kate McCoy, Eve Tuck, Marcia McKenzie

    This important book on Land Education offers critical analysis of the paths forward for education on Indigenous land. This analysis discusses the necessity of centring historical and current contexts of colonization in education on and in relation to land. In addition, contributors explore the…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Managing and Improving School Attendance and Behaviour

    New Approaches and Initiatives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Reid

    This new book on school attendance and behaviour brings an international flavour to the field, with contributions on some of the latest empirical research and thinking from around the world. It includes contributions from Canada and the USA, Hong Kong, Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland. Some…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Professional Development: Education for All as praxis

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Wilkinson, Laurette Bristol, Petra Ponte

    This edited collection presents several research projects which examine issues concerning professional development, professional learning, and the ‘Education for All’ (EfA) ethos. The overall aim of the book is threefold: firstly, to explore the consequences for the education profession of EfA, and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • The Cultural Politics of Queer Theory in Education Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christina Gowlett, Mary Lou Rasmussen

    The Cultural Politics of Queer Theory in Education Research represents the editors’ intention to disrupt cycles of thinking about the place of queer theory in educational research. The book aims to encourage dialogue about the objects and subjects of queer research, the forms of politics incited by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Using Emerging Technologies to Develop Professional Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jean Murray, Warren Kidd

    Internationally, there is a growing body of research about learners’ responses to, and uses of, emerging technologies. However, the adoption of these technologies in teachers’ professional development is still largely under-researched. Much of the existing literature still positions teachers as…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • New Directions in Educational Leadership Theory

    1st Edition

    Edited by Scott Eacott, Colin Evers

    Educational leadership has a rich history of epistemological debate. From the ‘Theory Movement’ of the 1950-1960s, through to Greenfield’s critique of logical empiricism in the 1970s, the emergence of Bates’ and Foster’s Critical Theory of educational administration in the 1980s, and Evers’ and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Philosophy in Schools

    1st Edition

    Edited by Felicity Haynes

    In 1972, Matthew Lipman founded the Institute of Advancement for Philosophy for Children (IAPC), producing a series of novels and teaching manuals promoting philosophical inquiry at all levels of schooling. The programme consisted of stories about children discussing traditional topics of ethics,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Shaping the History of Education?

    The first 50 years of Paedagogica Historica, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeroen J.H. Dekker, Frank Simon

    In 1961 the Centre for the Study of the History of Education at Ghent University, Belgium published the first issue of the multilingual journal Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education. This book celebrates its fiftieth volume. In fourteen contributions written by…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    1st Edition

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Contemporary Challenges for Religious and Spiritual Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Arniika Kuusisto, Terry Lovat

    From being on the margins of scholarly debate for much of the past century and a half, religion is being recognized once again as an area of concern for scholars, politicians, and public policy makers, and thus, the role of religious and spiritual education has taken on a new importance. Apart from…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • Literacy, Storytelling and Bilingualism in Asian Classrooms

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alice Sterling Honig

    Contrary to previously held beliefs that bilingualism wonder hinder cognitive and language development in children, research has shown that bilingual children show enhanced cognitive flexibility and an ability to better focus their attention. This book explores both emergent literacy and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

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