Textbooks: Education

  • Education and Development book cover

    Education and Development

    By Simon McGrath

    This title explores the place of education in development debates and provides a systematic as well as a theoretical overview of the main approaches to education and development. It emphases the fact that education is profoundly shaped by national and local cultures even if many issues are shared…

    Paperback – 2018-05-23 
    Routledge Perspectives on Development

  • The Debt Age book cover

    The Debt Age

    Edited by Jeffrey Di Leo, Peter Hitchcock, Sophia McClennen

    Paperback – 2018-05-15 

  • An Introduction to Mathematical Cognition book cover

    An Introduction to Mathematical Cognition

    By Camilla Gilmore, Silke Göbel, Matthew Inglis

    The last decade has seen a rapid growth in our understanding of the cognitive systems that underlie mathematical learning and performance, and an increased recognition of the importance of this topic. This book showcases international research on the most important cognitive issues that affect…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School: A Project-Based Learning Approach book cover

    Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School

    A Project-Based Learning Approach, 5th Edition

    By Joseph S. Krajcik, Charlene M. Czerniak

    Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School offers in-depth information about the fundamental features of project-based science and strategies for implementing the approach. In project-based science classrooms students investigate, use technology, develop artifacts, collaborate, and make…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01 

  • Supporting Children and Young People in Schools: A Guide for Foundation Degree Students book cover

    Supporting Children and Young People in Schools

    A Guide for Foundation Degree Students

    Edited by Allison Tatton, Clare Bright, Lorraine Thomas

    This book provides an accessible introduction to how children learn and the ways in which practitioners can support them. It explores the key underpinning theories and considers the professional, curriculum and social issues that impact on learning and teaching. Chapters cover all aspects of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-30 

  • Politics of Education: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Politics of Education

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Kenneth J. Saltman

    'The Politics of Education' provides an introduction to both the political dimensions of schooling and the politics of recent educational reform debates. The book offers both undergraduates and starting graduate students in education an understanding of numerous dimensions of the contested field of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-23 
    Critical Introductions in Education

  • Crafting Phenomenological Research book cover

    Crafting Phenomenological Research

    2nd Edition

    By Mark D. Vagle

    Building off the success of its award-winning first edition, the second edition of Crafting Phenomenological Research continues to be the leading resource for those interested in a concise introduction to phenomenological research in education and social sciences. Joining leading contemporary…

    Paperback – 2018-04-16 

  • Special Education: What It Is and Why We Need It book cover

    Special Education

    What It Is and Why We Need It, 2nd Edition

    By James M. Kauffman, Daniel Hallahan, Paige C Pullen, Jeanmarie Badar

    Special Education: What it is and Why We Need It provides a thorough examination of the basic concept of special education, a discussion of specific exceptionalities, and constructive responses to common criticisms of special education. Whether you’re a teacher, school administrator,…

    Paperback – 2018-04-15 

  • Teachers Investigate Their Work: An Introduction to Action Research across the Professions book cover

    Teachers Investigate Their Work

    An Introduction to Action Research across the Professions, 3rd Edition

    By Allan Feldman, Herbert Altrichter, Peter Posch, Bridget Somekh

    Now in its third edition, Teachers Investigate their Work introduces both the theoretical concepts and the practical methods necessary for readers wishing to develop their action research. Drawing from studies carried out by teachers and other professionals, as well as from the authors’ own…

    Paperback – 2018-04-13 

  • The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools book cover

    The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools

    7th Edition

    By Wynne Harlen OBE, Anne Qualter

    Now in a fully updated seventh edition, The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools provides essential information for students, trainee, and practising teachers about the why, what and how of teaching primary science. Paying particular attention to inquiry-based teaching and learning, the book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-12 
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas: Enhancing Knowledge in the Disciplines book cover

    Literacy and Learning in the Content Areas

    Enhancing Knowledge in the Disciplines, 4th Edition

    By Sharon Kane

    This book will help you build the knowledge, motivation, tools, and confidence you need to integrate literacy in your content area classroom. This book’s unique approach provides hands-on experience to implementing content area literacy in the classroom, and demonstrates how to create and master…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 

  • Contemporary Theories of Learning: Learning Theorists … In Their Own Words book cover

    Contemporary Theories of Learning

    Learning Theorists … In Their Own Words, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Knud Illeris

    This tenth anniversary edition of Knud Illeris’s classic 2008 text is an updated and definitive collection of today’s most influential learning theorists, now containing additional chapters from John Hattie and Gregory Donoghue, Sharan Merriam, Gert Biesta and Carolyn Jackson. This book brings…

    Paperback – 2018-03-28 

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