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- 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...
- 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 $70 billion, the federal government intruded itself... more...
- African Minds 2016; US$ 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...