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- Random House 2015; US$ 26.35
In the vein of Susan Cain's QUIET and Malcolm Gladwell's DAVID AND GOLIATH, HOW TO FLY A HORSE is a smart, empowering book that dispels the myths around genius and creativity. There is a myth about how something new comes to be; that geniuses have dramatic moments of insight where great things and thoughts are born whole. Poems are written... more...
- De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2015; 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...
Social Studies for the Twenty-First Century: Methods and Materials for Teaching in Middle and Secondary Schools, Fourth EditionTaylor and Francis 2015; US$ 69.95
Now in its 4 th edition, this popular text offers practical, interesting, exciting ways to teach social studies and a multitude of instructional and professional resources for teachers. Theory, curriculum, methods, and assessment are woven into a comprehensive model for setting objectives; planning lessons, units, and courses; choosing classroom... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 17.95
As the commercialization of American higher education accelerates, more and more students are coming to college with the narrow aim of obtaining a preprofessional credential. The traditional four-year college experience?an exploratory time for students to discover their passions and test ideas and values with the help of teachers and peers?is in danger... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
This book explores how deans of women actively fostered feminism in the mid-twentieth century through a study of the career of Dr. Emily Taylor, the University of Kansas dean of women from 1956-1974. Sartorius links feminist activism by deans of women with labor activism, the New Left movement, and the later rise of women's studies as a discipline.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00
This volume provides diverse perspectives and paradigms in educational administration and leadership. Focusing on particular philosophical and theoretical schools of thought, it traces the contemporary history of debates in the field while also exploring emerging, non-traditional schools for insight and potential contributions to educational administration... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
American publishing in the long nineteenth century was flooded with readers, primers, teaching-training manuals, children?s literature, and popular periodicals aimed at families. These publications attest to an abiding faith in the power of pedagogy that has its roots in transatlantic Romantic conceptions of pedagogy and literacy. The essays... more...