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- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2011; US$ 60.00
Learning and Teaching in the Chinese Classroom provides an essential starting point for understanding the contexts of learning and teaching in the Chinese classroom. Drawing upon recent research in Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore and China, this book aims to bridge the gap between traditional texts on educational psychology and the unique nature of the... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 56.00
By examining ideas about learning that transcend typical boundaries, such as school/workplace or home/school, this book emphasies the socially negotiated and embedded nature of meaning-making and how learners learn to use the cognitive tools of their cultural community through participation in social activity. The editors argue that this is the means... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 54.00
Longstanding cultural heritages about the nature of knowledge continue to dominate Western education. Yet the ways of knowing represented through teaching and workplace practices, including assessment, and their relationship to views of learning, are often ignored in debates about learning. This book provides a rich collection of readings that challenge... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 74.95
This book introduces the concept of a hypothetical type of knowledge construction -- referred to as structural knowledge -- that goes beyond traditional forms of information recall to provide the bases for knowledge application. Assuming that the validity of the concept is accepted, the volume functions as a handbook for supporting the assessment and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
Since the first edition was published in 1988, the role of crisis intervention and prevention has become central to mental health professionals working in the schools. Disasters such as hurricane Katrina, terrorist attacks both in this country and around the world, and various school shootings have greatly increased school crisis research and policy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
How do children?s early physical experiences influence their future health and well-being? What are the future consequences of a sedentary childhood on life chances and health? What importance do we place in the UK on sleep, fresh air, good nutrition and movement? The Growing Child thoughtfully discusses the key principles of children?s... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
What helps babies and young children develop proficient social skills? How do children's early relationships and social interactions influence their future emotional resilience and wellbeing? The Social Child thoughtfully discusses the key principles of children?s social development alongside descriptions of everyday practice. It aims to provide... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
The expert contributors to this book make sense of the different approaches to understanding pupil behavior in schools, providing a comprehensive overview thorough discussion of key topics. The book covers: * Cultural issues such as ethnic diversity and the underachievement of boys * Psychological perspectives, including a range of behavioral... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 29.95
Wie hängt schulisches Versagen mit Anerkennungserfahrungen in der Familie zusammen? Wie geht Schule mit den in der Familie entstandenen Anerkennungsdefiziten um? Welche Bedeutung haben schulische Anerkennungsbeziehungen für die Schulkarriere und schulisches Scheitern? Die qualitative Studie untersucht diese Fragen für Klassenwiederholer... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; Not Available
"This should be required reading by every school administator, every teacher, every board member and all university faculty involved in the training of teachers. There is no doubt that we need to squeeze all blame, all coerion and all criticism out of any people-related business. Not until we realize that schools are in a people business will we ever... more...