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  • Learn to Teachby Catherine Scott

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 64.00

    Lively, engaging and thought-provoking, a must read for pre-service teachers and anyone interested in expanding their understanding of learning. more...

  • Understanding Curriculumby Scott Webster; Ann Ryan

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 64.00

    A critical introduction to contemporary curriculum theory and practice, outlining both traditional and progressive approaches in order to reconceptualise curriculum. more...

  • Blackboardby Lewis Buzbee

    Graywolf Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    A captivating meditation on education from the author of The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop In Blackboard , Lewis Buzbee looks back over a lifetime of experiences in schools and classrooms, from kindergarten to college and beyond. He offers fascinating histories of the key ideas informing educational practice over the centuries, which have shaped... more...

  • In History and in Educationby Richard Aldrich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 190.00

    This tribute from historian and educationists to the work and influence of Peter Gordon, Emeritus Professor at the Institute of Education in London, is grouped round the central theme of the educational history of the 19th and 20th centuries. more...

  • The Teacher Warsby Dana Goldstein

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2014; US$ 26.95

    In her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today. Teaching is a wildly contentious profession in America, one attacked and admired in equal measure. In The Teacher Wars , a rich, lively, and unprecedented history of public school... more...

  • Social Studies for Secondary Schoolsby Alan J. Singer

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95

    Now in its 4 th edition, this popular text for secondary social studies methods courses integrates discussions of educational goals and the nature of history and social studies with ideas for organizing social studies curricula, units, lessons, projects, and activities. A major theme throughout is that what teachers choose to teach and the way they... more...

  • Smart Kids, Bad Schoolsby Brian Crosby

    St. Martin's Press 2009; US$ 15.99

    In Smart Kids, Bad Schools, award-winning author and educator Brian Crosby draws on his twenty years as a high school English teacher to offer a candid appraisal of why our schools are failing and what we must do to save them. Crosby?s no-holds-barred critique of the broken education system leaves no stone unturned: he is unapologetic and uncompromising... more...

  • New Learningby Mary Kalantzis; Bill Cope

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 67.00

    Fully updated and revised, the second edition of New Learning explores the contemporary debates and challenges in education. more...

  • Old School Still Matters: Lessons from History to Reform Public Education in Americaby Brian Fife

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 58.00

    Can public schools in America be saved? This book considers theory, current practice, and the common school ideal through a historical lens to arrive at practical suggestions for reforming contemporary public education. more...

  • A History of Australian Schoolingby Craig Campbell; Helen Proctor

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 40.91

    A social history of school education in Australia, from dame schools and one teacher classrooms in the bush, to the growth of private schools under public funding in recent years. The first systematic history of education published in thirty years, it offers invaluable insights into the issues and debates which characterise one of our most important... more...