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  • I am five and I go to schoolby Helen May

    Otago University Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    The twentieth century was a time of great change in early years education. As the century opened, the use of Froebel's kindergarten methods infiltrated more infant classrooms. The emergence of psychology as a discipline, and especially its work on child development, was beginning to influence thinking about how infants learn through play. While there... more...

  • Failureby Vicki Alger

    Independent Institute 2016; US$ 20.99

    For nearly 100 years the federal government left education almost entirely in the hands of the citizenry and state and local governments. But in 1979, with the creation of the US Department of Education, a sprawling bureaucracy with 153 programs, 5,000 employees, and an annual budget of approximately $70 billion, the federal government intruded itself... more...

  • One World, Many Knowledgesby Tar Halvorsen; Peter Vale

    African Minds 2016; US$ 33.00

    Various forms of academic co-operation criss-cross the modern university system in a bewildering number of ways, from the open exchange of ideas and knowledge, to the sharing of research results, and frank discussions about research challenges. Embedded in these scholarly networks is the question of whether a global template' for the management of... more...

  • Making a Difference in Urban Schoolsby Jane Gaskell; Benjamin Levin

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2012; Not Available

    Making a Difference in Urban Schools evaluates how school and community leaders have worked to change urban education in Canada for the better over the past fifty years. more...

  • The Transformation of Women?s Collegiate Educationby Patrick Dilley

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 47.72

    This book examines the life of Virginia Gildersleeve, the dean of Barnard College from 1911 to 1947, who dedicated her life to expanding women?s collegiate opportunities to match those of men, and to allow women entry into professional and graduate programs. Gildersleeve was the first academic to use the media to define for the American public... more...

  • Teachers of the Foothills Provinceby W. John Chalmers

    University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 1968; Not Available

    This book tells the story of the Alberta Teachers' Association itself, and its long and sturdy efforts to improve the position of teachers and the quality of education in the province.  more...

  • Philosophy and History of Educationby Antoinette Errante; Jackie Blount; Bruce A. Kimball

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 24.99

    Philosophy and History of Education examines the complex relationship between the study of philosophy and history, and the value of these related studies for improving educational knowledge, policy, and practice. more...

  • A Chemical Passionby Marelene Rayner-Canham; Geoff Rayner-Canham

    UCL Institute of Education Press 2017; US$ 41.95

    In this groundbreaking work the authors reveal that from the 1820s to the 1930s chemistry teaching flourished in girls? independent schools in Britain. The fruit of years of research in the archives of dozens of schools, this rich and multifaceted account reveals the hidden history of a landmark achievement in the education of women. more...

  • Re-Imagining Comparative Educationby Peter Ninnes; Sonia Mehta

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    The original essays included here, by up and coming scholars in the field, illustrate the potential and diversity of post-foundational ideas as applied to comparative education concerns. more...

  • Radical Reformsby Christopher Chapman; Helen Gunter

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    This book draws on the lessons from one of the most intensive periods of educational reform in any country during recent times. The post-1997 English experience, under a New Labour government, is used to illustrate the opportunities and challenges associated with attempting to develop a world class education system. Such reforms are fiercely contested... more...