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  • The Adaptive Schoolby Robert J. Garmston; Bruce M. Wellman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 64.99

    Expanded and updated, this edition of one of the most popular resources for school change now comes with ancillary materials containing 150 facilitation strategies. Placing inquiry at the center of effective change, The Adaptive School gives readers the tools they need to bring about genuine school improvement and to learn to use and incorporate... more...

  • The Absorbent Mindby Maria Montessori

    Start Publishing LLC 2013; US$ 1.99

    The Absorbent Mind was Maria Montessori's most in-depth work on her educational theory, based on decades of scientific observation of children. Her view on children and their absorbent minds was a landmark departure from the educational model at the time. This book helped start a revolution in education. Since this book first appeared there have... more...

  • Emileby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Barbara Foxley

    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...

  • Democracy and Educationby John Dewey

    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...

  • Essays on Education and Kindred Subjectsby Herbert Spencer

    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...

  • Lebensraum Schuleby Simone Ritter

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 38.51

    In dem vorliegenden Buch werden Möglichkeiten aufgezeigt wie Schule zu einem Lebensraum für Kinder werden kann, indem sie sich wohl fühlen und mit Freude lernen können. Es wird versucht Möglichkeiten aufzuzeigen, wie Schule als Lebensraum das Wohlbefinden von Kindern verbessern kann. Zu Beginn versucht die Autorin das Begriffskonstrukt des "Wohlbefindens"... more...

  • Clara Grunwald und Maria Montessoriby Diana Stiller

    Diplomica Verlag 2008; US$ 50.17

    Die Studie stellt das Leben und Wirken von Clara Grunwald und Maria Montessori dar, auf dem besonderen Hintergrund der Entwicklung der Montessori-Bewegung in Berlin der 20er Jahre bis zur Machtübernahme der Nationalsozialisten 1933 und deren Folgen. Bei dieser Untersuchung wird die Wirkungsweise von Clara Grunwald für die Montessori-Pädagogik in... more...

  • Die Grundlegung des modernen japanischen Bildungssystems: Joseph C. Trainor und die amerikanischen Bildungsreformen in Japan nach dem Zweiten Weltkriegby Steve R. Entrich

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 40.82

    Hauptbeschreibung Die vorliegende Arbeit untersucht die Reformierung des japanischen Bildungssystems durch die amerikanische Besatzungsmacht vom Zeitpunkt der Kapitulation Japans 1945 bis zum Abbruch des Gros der Reformbestrebungen im Jahre 1949. Dabei liegt der Fokus insbesondere auf den initiierten Bildungsreformen und deren Nachhaltigkeit vor... more...

  • Reveries of the Solitary Walkerby Jean-Jacques Rousseau; Russell Goulbourne

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 8.99

    These hours of solitude and meditation are the only time of the day when I am completely myself'Reveries of the Solitary Walker is Rousseau's last great work, the product of his final years of exile from the society that condemned his political and religious views. Returning to Paris the philosopher determines to keep a faithful record of the... more...

  • Vom Glück, dankbar zu Robert Emmons; Nicole Hölsken

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 19.83

    Hauptbeschreibung Robert Emmons zeigt, wie sehr Dankbarkeit unser Leben positiv beeinflusst. Anhand zahlreicher Studien und interessanter Seitenblicke auf Psychologie, Literatur, Religion und Kulturgeschichte macht er deutlich, dass ein von Herzen kommendes »Danke« das Leben von Grund auf verändern und essenziell bereichern kann: Beziehungen und... more...