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- Wiley 2015; US$ 34.95
Philosophical Perspectives on Teacher Education presents a series of well-argued essays about the ethical considerations that should be addressed in teacher training and educational policies and practices. Brings together philosophical essays on an underserved yet urgent aspect of teacher education Explores the kinds of ethical considerations... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 29.99
Today?s school principals are charged with the responsibility of creating learning organizations that emphasize success for all students. Framing decisions in standards that are grounded in research and best practice, this book provides a structure for learning and growth for both current and aspiring principals. more...
- The Floating Press 1917; US$ 8.99
Marie L Shedlock discusses what storytelling is, the role of storytelling in culture, the crucial elements of storytelling and its possible outcomes. She also looks at the media used for storytelling in ancient times compared to the sophisticated multimedia storytelling of today's entertainment industry. She follows the changes to storytelling... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 4.95
Rousseau wrote about the difficulty of being a good individual within an inherently corrupting collectivity: society. Emile deals specifically with education, and outlines a system which would allow for human goodness. He uses the fictional story of Emile and his tutor to outline his ideas. The book was banned and publicly burned on its publication,... more...
- The Floating Press 1916; US$ 7.95
John Dewey's Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education seeks to both critique and further the educational philosophies espoused by both Rousseau and Plato. Dewey found that Rousseau's ideas overemphasized the individual, whereas Plato's did the same with the society that the individual lived in. Dewey felt... more...
- The Floating Press 1921; US$ 6.99
Educational leaders are seeing with increasing clearness the necessity of teaching students not only the subject-matter of study but also methods of study. Teachers are beginning to see that students waste a vast amount of time and form many harmful habits because they do not know how to use their minds. The recognition of this condition is taking... more...
- The Floating Press 1911; US$ 6.99
Herbert Spencer was an English philosopher, prominent classical liberal political theorist, and sociological theorist of the Victorian era. The four essays on education which Herbert Spencer published in a single volume in 1861 were all written and separately published between 1854 and 1859. Their tone was aggressive and their proposals revolutionary;... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 39.00
The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) surveys collected data on students performance in reading, mathematics and science, as well as contextual information on students background, home characteristics and school factors which could influence performance. This publication includes detailed information on how... more...
- The Floating Press 1918; US$ 6.99
The great difference between telling and reading is that the teller is free; the reader is bound. The book in hand, or the wording of it in mind, binds the reader. The story-teller is bound by nothing; he stands or sits, free to watch his audience, free to follow or lead every changing mood, free to use body, eyes, voice, as aids in expression. Even... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
This e-book provides a critical discussion of storytelling. Storytelling has often been portrayed as inherently critical - as if the stories of organizational participants are intrinsically authentic and authenticity is innately ethically superior. But is this so? more...