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- Continuum International Publishing 2009; US$ 27.95
By misunderstanding teenagers’ instinctive need to do things for themselves, isn’t society in danger of creating a system of schooling that so goes against the natural grain of the adolescent brain, that formal education ends up trivializing the very young people it claims to be supporting? By failing to keep up with appropriate research... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2005; US$ 36.95
Redefining Education in the Twenty-First Century explores issues, trends, and practical ideas for teaching and learning in a new era. The book provides specific classroom activities and connects them to recent pedagogical developments that reach across the curriculum. It builds on our expanding knowledge of what works in classrooms and suggests how... more...
- R&L Education 2011; US$ 20.99
Achieving Success for Kids is a clarion call to action that explains why we need to save America's children and return our nation and our schools to the core values, beliefs, and principles upon which our nation was founded. In this book, Tim L. Adsit presents a bold, visionary blueprint for change and success in achieving and exceeding international... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 22.50
At a time when women were generally excluded from scholarly discourse in the intellectual centers of Europe, four extraordinary female letterate proved their parity as they lectured in prominent scientific and literary academies and published in respected journals. During the Italian Enlightenment, Maria Gaetana Agnesi, Giuseppa Eleonora Barbapiccola,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
First published in 1975, Donald Akenson?s book was at the forefront of a radically new approach to the study of Irish educational history. Instead of investigating the evolution of the schools as an isolated process, he explores the complex interrelations of Irish education, institutions and society, treating the schools as cultural litmus paper.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95
First published in 1973 Professor Akenson?s book traces the series of religious and political controversies which have battered the state schools of Northern Ireland. After the government?s admirably intentioned, but muddled, attempt to create a non-sectarian school system in the early 1920s, the educational system was progressively manipulated by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 160.00
This volume focuses on the creation, structure and evolution of the Irish national system of education. It illustrates how the system was shaped by the religious, social and political realities of nineteenth century Ireland and discusses the effects that the system had upon the Irish nation: namely that it was the chief means by which the country... more...