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  • Edmond Holmes and Progressive Education

    By John Howlett

    Although considered a figure of great importance and influence by his contemporaries, Edmond Holmes has been consigned to relative obscurity in the progressive educational tradition. This book reinstates Holmes as a key figure in the history of progressive education, both as a school inspector and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge

  • Education Is Not an App

    The future of university teaching in the internet age

    By Jonathan A. Poritz, Jonathan Rees

    Whilst much has been written about the doors that technology can open for students, less has been said about its impact on teachers and professors. Although technology undoubtedly brings with it huge opportunities within higher education, there is also the fear that it will have a negative effect…

    Paperback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    Economics in the Real World

  • Rethinking Education through Critical Psychology

    Cooperative schools, social justice and voice

    By Gail Davidge

    Since the very first ‘co-operative’ school opened its doors in 2008, the complicated relations between ‘co-operative’ approaches to schooling and democratic subjectivity remain unexplored This ground breaking book considers the role of ‘voice’ in co-operative schooling and its place in radical…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Concepts for Critical Psychology

  • Philosophy for Children

    Theories and praxis in teacher education

    Edited by Babs Anderson

    Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a movement that teaches reasoning and argumentative skills to children of all ages. This book looks at the progress that P4C has made in the UK in addressing issues of literacy, critical thinking, PSHE, education for sustainable development and wider issues such as…

    Paperback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge

  • Teachability and Learnability

    Can Thinking Be Taught?

    By Paul Fairfield

    Deep disagreements exist regarding what thinking and critical thinking are and to what extent they are teachable. Thinking is learned in some measure by all, but not everything that is learnable is also teachable in an institutional setting. In questioning the relationship between teachability and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Teaching Character and Virtue in Schools

    By James Arthur, Kristján Kristjánsson, Tom Harrison, Wouter Sanderse, Daniel Wright

    Teaching Character and Virtue in Schools addresses the contemporary issues of quantification and measurement in educational settings. The authors draw on the research of the Jubilee Centre at the University of Birmingham in order to investigate the concern that the conventional wisdom, sound…

    Hardback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge
    Citizenship, Character and Values Education

  • Freedom & Growth (Routledge Revivals)

    And Other Essays

    By Edmond Holmes

    First published in 1923, this book collects together sixteen essays written between 1912 and 1922 that reflect how the author's views on education became increasingly interwoven with their views on "things in general" — with half dealing with each subject. Reflecting this interweave, they are…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01 
    Routledge

  • The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies

    A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar

    Edited by Mary Aswell Doll

    In this volume scholars from around the world consider the influential work of William F. Pinar from a variety of "conversations" his ideas have generated. The major focus is on the What, Why, and How of the word "reconceptualization," which involves engaging critically and ethically as public…

    Hardback – 2016-07-25 
    Routledge

  • In Community of Inquiry with Ann Margaret Sharp

    Philosophy, Childhood and Education

    Edited by Maughn Gregory, Megan Laverty

    This book offers the first-ever anthology of the work of the late philosopher of education Ann Margaret Sharp. From the early 1970s until their deaths just five months apart in 2010, Matthew Lipman and Ann Margaret Sharp collaborated on developing both a theory and a practice of what they called "…

    Hardback – 2016-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Teaching for Active Citizenship

    Moral values and personal epistemology in early years classrooms

    By Joanne Lunn Brownlee, Eva Johansson, Susan Walker, Laura Scholes

    There is strong social and political interest in active citizenship and values in education internationally. Active citizenship requires children to experience and internalize moral values for human rights, developing their own opinions and moral responsibility. While investment in young children…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue

    By Chris W. Surprenant

    In this book, Chris W. Surprenant puts forward an original position concerning Kant’s practical philosophy and the intersection between his moral and political philosophy. Although Kant provides a detailed account of the nature of morality, the nature of human virtue, and how right manifests itself…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Towards a Political Theory of the University

    Public reason, democracy and higher education

    By Morgan White

    At a basic level, the university is regarded in instrumental and economic terms, conflating ethical-political considerations into the economic and diminishing the function of the university in developing and sustaining culture. The political role that higher education plays has been insufficiently…

    Hardback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

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