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  • 9/11 and Collective Memory in US Classroomsby Cheryl Lynn Duckworth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    While current literature stresses the importance of teaching about the 9/11 attacks on the US, many questions remain as to what teachers are actually teaching in their own classrooms. Few studies address how teachers are using of all of this advice and curriculum, what sorts of activities they are undertaking, and how they go about deciding what they... more...

  • Klassiker der Pädagogik von Comenius bis Reichweinby Hans Christoph Berg; Bodo Hildebrand; Frauke Stübig; Heinz Stübig

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 33.67

    Vor nunmehr dreißig Jahren, im Schwung der Marburger Aufbruchsjahre, hielt Renate Riemeck an der Philipps-Universität Vorlesungen zu Klassikern der Pädagogik. Sie bereicherte damit Wolfgang Klafkis Neufassung der Bildungsidee um die pädagogikgeschichtliche Dimension und diente gleichzeitig der Fundierung von Christoph Bergs Neuansatz der "Lehrkunst?.... more...

  • A History of the Modern Australian Universityby Hannah Forsyth

    NewSouth 2014; US$ 27.99

    In 1857 all of the Arts students at the University of Sydney could fit into a single photograph. Now there are more than one million university students in Australia. After World War II, Australian universities became less elite but more important, growing from six small institutions educating less than 0.2 per cent of the population to a system enrolling... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Becoming a Teacher of Language and Literacyby Brenton Doecke; Glenn Auld; Muriel Wells

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 56.00

    This book explores what it means to be a 21st century literacy educator, promoting a reflective and inquiry-based approach. more...

  • Health and Wellbeing in Childhoodby Susanne Garvis; Donna Pendergast

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 64.00

    Written by a team of experts, Health and Wellbeing in Childhood is an essential resource for students, educators and carers. more...

  • The Public School Phenomenonby Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 21.86

    The public schools of England have long been praised and reviled in equal measure. Do they perpetuate elites and unjust divisions of social class? Do they improve or corrupt young minds and bodies? Should they be abolished? Are they in fact the form of education we would all wish for our children if we could only afford the fees? Jonathan Gathorne-Hardy's... more...

  • Irish Educationby Antonia McManus

    The History Press 2014; US$ 7.28

    In this important work, the author analyses the contributions that Minsters for Education made to the Irish education system between the years 1919 and 1999. Covering the social, economic and political realities of the time, and taking in the involvement of the OECD, what emerges is a picture of how Irish education has been shaped over the twentieth... 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...