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- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 35.00
Trends Shaping Education 2010 brings together evidence showing the effects on education of globalisation, social challenges, changes in the workplace, the transformation of childhood, and ICT. To make the content accessible, each trend is presented on a double page, containing an introduction, two charts with brief descriptive text and a set of... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 33.00
What does the OECD have to say about the state of education today? What are the main OECD messages on early childhood education, teacher policies and tertiary education? What about student performance, educational spending and equity in education? OECD work on these important education topics and others have been brought together in a single accessible... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 139.00
Under the weight of a combination of forces, many of the older paradigms of learning are being questioned in our time. Among the updated research that elicits such critique is that which deals directly with effective pedagogy, clearly illustrating the enhanced effects on learning when it is dealt with as a holistic developmental enterprise rather than... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 25.00
One day in 1938, John Dewey addressed a room of professional educators and urged them to take up the task of ?finding out just what education is.? Reading this lecture in the late 1940s, Philip W. Jackson took Dewey?s charge to heart and spent the next sixty years contemplating his words. The stimulating result of a lifetime of thinking about... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Andreotti illustrates how postcolonial theory is applied in the contexts of educational research/critique and in pioneering pedagogical projects. She offers an accessible and useful overview and comparison of theoretical debates related to critiques of Western/Northern hegemony. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.95
'Service-Learning' als 'Lernen durch Engagement' ist eine pädagogische Methode, die gesellschaftliches Engagement von Schülerinnen und Schülern mit fachbezogenem Lernen im Unterricht verbindet. Für Kinder und Jugendliche aus riskanten Lebenslagen bietet diese Lehr-Lernform ein besonderes Potenzial: Sie werden von Hilfsbedürftigen zu Helfern, lernen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
Grounded in theory and research, The All-Day Kindergarten and Pre-K Curriculum provides an activity-based and classroom-proven curriculum for educators to consider as they plan and interact with pre-k and kindergarten children. Allowing young children the opportunities to become independent, caring, critical thinkers who feel comfortable asking... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
The challenge this book addresses is to demonstrate how, in teaching content knowledge, the development of intellectual and moral dispositions as virtues is not merely a good idea, or peripheral to that content, but deeply embedded in the logic of searching for knowledge and truth. It offers a powerful example of how philosophy of education can... more...