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  • Leaders Make the Futureby Robert Johansen

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2012; US$ 29.95

    We are in a time of accelerating disruptive change. In a VUCA world?one characterized by volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity?traditional leadership skills won't be enough, noted futurist Bob Johansen argues. Drawing on the latest forecasts from the Institute for the Future?the first futures think tank ever to outlive its forecasts?this... more...

  • Learning Through Dialogueby Kenneth Paul Kramer

    R&L Education 2013; US$ 25.99

    Learning Through Dialogue offers an alternative approach to teaching and learning, which utilizes Martin Buber?s dialogical principles: turning toward, addressing affirmatively, listening attentively, and responding responsibly. The book first presents Buber?s educational theory and method and second presents specific examples of how Buber?s dialogical... more...

  • The Logic of Education (RLE Edu K)by Paul H Hirst; R S Peters

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book explores the implications for the curriculum, for teaching and for the authority structure of schools and colleges of an analysis of ?education? in which the development of knowledge and understanding is accorded a central position. The book explains what philosophy of education is, and by concentrating on its central concepts, initiates... more...

  • Lyotardby Pradeep Dhillon; Paul Standish

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Following Lyotard's death in 1998, this book provides an exploration of the recurrent theme of education in his work. It brings to a wider audience the significance of a body of thought about education that is subtle, profound and still largely unexplored. This book also makes an important contribution to contemporary debates on postmoderism and education. more...

  • Marcuse's Challenge to Educationby Douglas Kellner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 74.99

    Marcuse?s Challenge to Education, a collection of unpublished lecture notes by the thinker himself as well as essays by scholars who have explicated his theories, examines Herbert Marcuse?s ground-breaking critique of education as well as his own pedagogical alternatives. Edited by Douglas Kellner, this compilation provides an overview of the various... more...

  • A Modern Philosophy of Education (RLE Edu K)by Godfrey Thomson

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    ?Philosophy? in the context of this book means that the author is looking at education as a whole, without restrictions or simplifications; looking at ends and purposes, not merely at methods and means. He discusses early years education, the sociology and psychology of education as well as education in adolescence and adult education. Well-known... more...

  • Montessori: A Modern Approachby Paula Polk Lillard

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 14.00

    Montessori: A Modern Approach has been called the single best book for anyone -- educator, childcare professional, and especially parent -- seeking answers to the questions: What is the Montessori method? Are its revolutionary ideas about early childhood education relevant to today's world? And most important, especially for today's dual-career couples.... more...

  • Montessori Methodby Maria Montessori

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    This book is Montessori's own exposition of the theory behind her innovative educational techniques. She shows parents, teachers and administrators how to "free a child to learn through his own efforts". From the Trade Paperback edition. more...

  • The Montessori Methodby Gerald Lee Gutek

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 34.99

    The Montessori Method: The Origins of an Educational Innovation: Including an Abridged and Annotated Edition of Maria Montessori's The Montessori Method creates the context in which Maria Montessori developed her philosophy of early childhood education. It examines how a determined young woman overcame the obstacles that blocked the educational and... more...

  • Montessori Pädagogik und Waldorfpädagogik ? Gemeinsamkeiten und Unterschiede: Einführung in Theorien und Praktikenby Gloria Strohmaier

    Diplomica Verlag 2015; US$ 18.67

    Um die Wende vom 19. zum 20. Jahrhundert stand das autoritäre System der traditionellen Schule immer wieder im Blickpunkt der Kritik. Dies wiederum führte zu zahllosen neuen methodischen Ansätzen und Schulformen. Es entwickelten sich einige neue Alternativen zur bisherigen Pädagogik. Unter anderem resultierten daraus die Schulformen Montessori- und... more...