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  • Daisaku Ikeda, Language and Education

    Edited by Jason Goulah

    Daisaku Ikeda (b. 1928) is an international Buddhist leader, peacebuilder, prolific author, and the founder of the secular Soka kindergartens, elementary and secondary schools, women’s college and universities in seven countries across Asia and the Americas. He has emerged as an important…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • Neill of Summerhill (Routledge Revivals)

    The Permanent Rebel

    By Jonathan Croall

    A. S. Neill was arguably the most famous child educator of the twentieth century. He was certainly the most controversial. All over the world, countless parents and teachers have been shocked, delighted or inspired by his subversive ideas about education, or by a visit to ‘that dreadful school’…

    Paperback – 2014-09-01
    Routledge Revivals

  • Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (1871-1944)

    Educational Philosophy in Context

    Edited by Jason Goulah, Andrew Gebert

    This edited volume focuses on the life and work of Makiguchi Tsunesaburo (1871-1944), a Japanese elementary schoolteacher, principal, educational philosopher, author, activist, and Buddhist war resister who has emerged as an important figure in international education. Makiguchi is the progenitor…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04

  • A Guide to Early Years Practice

    3rd Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    This is a practical, accessible guide to early years practice. The author examines current theories about how children learn best and focuses on how we can support and extend the learning of young children. This fully revised edition discusses Birth to Three Matters, the new Childcare Bill and…

    Paperback – 2007-02-08

  • Meeting the Standards in Secondary Science

    A Guide to the ITT NC

    By Lynn D. Newton

    This practical, comprehensive and accessible book will prove invaluable for students on secondary initial teacher training courses, PGCE students, lecturers on science education programmes and newly qualified secondary teachers.It provides: the pedagogical knowledge needed to teach science in…

    Paperback – 2005-03-24

  • The Art of Teaching Secondary English

    Innovative and Creative Approaches

    By Nicholas McGuinn, David Stevens

    At a time when school-based English is in danger of becoming reductive and mechanistic, the authors of this book reconsider the fundamental philosophy of English teaching, evaluate current practice and offer a practical framework for new approaches to teaching this important subject. The authors…

    Paperback – 2004-05-27

  • Assessing Teacher Effectiveness

    Different models

    By Jim Campbell, Leonidas Kyriakides, Daniel Muijs, Wendy Robinson

    How can we really evaluate teacher effectiveness? Systems of teacher appraisal and evaluation are being created across the world in order to monitor and assess teacher performance. But do the models used really give a fair evaluation? Based on international research, the authors argue that teacher…

    Paperback – 2004-01-22

  • Cooperative Learning

    The Social and Intellectual Outcomes of Learning in Groups

    Edited by Adrian Ashman, Robyn Gillies

    This book recognizes the importance of cooperative learning, in contrast to the traditional classroom, as an effective approach to learning. Its coverage of the subject ranges across the educational spectrum, from pre-school years to university, and offers a fresh perspective on a topic that has…

    Paperback – 2003-07-17

  • It's About Learning (and It's About Time)

    What's in it for Schools?

    By Louise Stoll, Dean Fink, Lorna Earl

    The purpose of this book is to re-orient the current agenda in education towards learning. The recent emphasis has been on achieving standards through managing schools, teachers and the teaching process. But the real purpose of schools was, is, and always will be about learning. In an increasingly…

    Paperback – 2002-09-19
    What's in it for schools?

  • Making Sense of Education

    An Introduction to the Philosophy and Theory of Education and Teaching

    By David Carr

    Making Sense of Education provides a contemporary introduction to the key issues in educational philosophy and theory. Exploring major past and present conceptions of education, teaching and learning, this book makes philosophy of education relevant to the professional practice of teachers and…

    Paperback – 2002-09-12

  • Transitions in the Early Years

    Debating Continuity and Progression for Children in Early Education

    Edited by Aline-Wendy Dunlop, Hilary Fabian

    By the time young children enter statutory education, they may have already attended a number of different educational settings, from entry to group settings outside home, to joining playgroup or nursery school. Each of these experiences is likely to affect children's capacity to adjust and to…

    Paperback – 2002-09-12

  • A Guide to Early Years Practice

    2nd Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    With the government's commitment to funding nursery education for all four-year-olds, those working in this field must develop their knowledge of child development and theories of learning. This book provides a good head start.…

    Paperback – 2002-03-21

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