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History

  • 1821-1827, Nachträgeby Rebekka Horlacher; Daniel Tröhler

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2014; US$ 210.00

    The correspondence in this volume shows England becoming interested in Pestalozzi?s method, thus opening the way to his reception in the U.S. and in Japan. At the same time, Pestalozzi came under increasing pressure from the Restoration during the 1820s. After Metternich?s institution of press censorship for immigrants, Pestalozzi left Yverdon in 1825... more...

  • Jumpstart! Historyby Sarah Whitehouse; Karan Vickers-Hulse

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils? understanding of the historical skills of chronology, enquiry, historical inference and knowledge and understanding of people, places and time. History is an effective way to engage pupils in a topic and can act as a fantastic hook for learning. This book will enable you... more...

  • The Political Classroomby Diana E. Hess; Paula McAvoy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Helping students develop their ability to deliberate political questions is an essential component of democratic education, but introducing political issues into the classroom is pedagogically challenging and raises ethical dilemmas for teachers. Diana E. Hess and Paula McAvoy argue that teachers will make better professional judgments about these... more...

  • The History of American Higher Educationby Roger L. Geiger

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book tells the compelling saga of American higher education from the founding of Harvard College in 1636 to the outbreak of World War II. The most in-depth and authoritative history of the subject available, The History of American Higher Education traces how colleges and universities were shaped by the shifting influences of culture, the emergence... more...

  • A Forgotten Sisterhoodby Audrey Thomas McCluskey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 39.99

    In the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century a small group of women overcame personal and professional hardships to gain national prominence as educational reformers and social activists. This book takes a biographical look at Lucy Craft Laney, Mary McLeod Bethune, Nannie Helen Burroughs, Charlotte Hawkins Brown. The four women knew each... more...

  • 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$ 33.20

    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...

  • 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...