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  • Failureby Vicki Alger

    Independent Institute 2016; US$ 20.99

    The relationship among the federal government, the states, and parents with regard to education is increasingly dysfunctional. Parental control over their children's education has gained impressive momentum in recent years at the state level. Meanwhile, states have been increasingly willing to relinquish sovereignty over education in exchange for more... more...

  • Hodder GCSE History for Edexcel: Early Elizabethan England, 1558?88by Barbara Mervyn

    Hodder Education 2016; Not Available

    Endorsed for Edexcel Help your students achieve their full potential while ensuring pace, enjoyment and motivation with this unique series from the leading History publisher; developed by expert educators who know how to instil deep subject knowledge and an appetite for lifelong learning. - Provides distinct approaches to the different components... more...

  • Against Value in the Arts and Educationby Sam Ladkin; Robert McKay; Emile Bojesen

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 43.99

    A multi-disciplinary and inter-disciplinary volume exploring the damage to the arts, arts? funding and education through the rhetoric, manipulation and auditing of value. The collection includes contributions from anthropology, the history of art, literature, education, musicology, political science, and philosophy. more...

  • Technologies for Childrenby Marilyn Fleer

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 60.00

    Technologies for Children presents a comprehensive array of contextual examples for teaching design and technology to children. more...

  • Thetford Grammar Schoolby David Seymour

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 9.99

    Written to coincide with the 450th anniversary of Thetford Grammar School's re-founding by Sir Richard Fulmerston's will of 1566, this book examines the history of a school which may date from 631. First re-founded by the Bishop of Norwich in 1114, the school was re-vitalised by Fulmerston's will following the dissolution of the monasteries, and firmly... more...

  • History of Educationby Deirdre Raftery; David Crook

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    Specially commissioned to mark the 40 th Anniversary of History of Education , and containing articles from leading international scholars, this is a unique and important volume. Over the past forty years, scholars working in the history of education have engaged with histories of religion, gender, science and culture, and have developed comparative... more...

  • The Village on the Plainby Dwayne Cox

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 39.95

    Long overdue for an institutional history, Auburn University possesses a rich and storied past. Dwayne Cox?s The Village on the Plain traces the school?s history in authoritative detail from its origins as a private college through its emergence as a complex land-grant university.   Originally founded prior to the Civil War with an emphasis... more...

  • Bringing Montessori to Americaby Gerald L. Gutek; Patricia A. Gutek

    University of Alabama Press 2016; US$ 59.95

    Bringing Montessori to America traces in engrossing detail one of the most fascinating partnerships in the history of American education?that between Maria Montessori and S. S. McClure, from their first meeting in 1910 until their final acrimonious dispute in 1915.   Born on the Adriatic, Montessori first entered the world stage in 1906 as... more...

  • 50 Years of Technical Education in Singaporeby N. Varaprasad

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 29.00

    This book describes in vivid detail how a newly independent nation with neither a history of technical education nor industry, developed in a short period of time a world-class system of technical and vocational education that helped it make rapid progress in its manufacturing and industrial sector. The economy and the education sector both developed... more...

  • The Arthurdale Community Schoolby Sam F. Jr. Stack

    The University Press of Kentucky 2016; US$ 50.00

    The first of many homestead communities designed during the rollout of the New Deal, Arthurdale, West Virginia, was a bold experiment in progressive social planning. At the center of the settlement was the school, which was established to improve the curriculum offered to Appalachian students. Offering displaced and unemployed coal miners and their... more...