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  • Dewey's Democracy and Education Revisitedby Patrick M. Jenlink

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 43.99

    This book presents a collection of contemporary discourses that reconsider the relationship of democracy as a political ideology and American ideal (i.e., Dewey's progressivist ideas) and education as the foundation of preparing democratic citizens in America. more...

  • Marcuse's Challenge to Educationby Douglas Kellner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 69.99

    Marcuse?s Challenge to Education, a collection of unpublished lecture notes by the thinker himself as well as essays by scholars who have explicated his theories, examines Herbert Marcuse?s ground-breaking critique of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...

  • Ideas for Educatorsby Nathan Eklund; Adrienne Gilby

    Search Institute Press 2009; US$ 39.95

    Written by two experienced teachers, this series of newsletters on CD-ROM offers educators and administrators a quick and easy way to learn and incorporate the Developmental Assets® into daily teaching practices. The newsletters can be printed out from the CD-ROM or sent via e-mail as complete documents, modified to fit a school?s individual needs,... more...

  • In Praise of the Cognitive Emotions (Routledge Revivals)by Israel Scheffler

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1991, In Praise of Cognitive Emotions comprises fourteen of Scheffler's most recent essays ? all of which challenge contemporary notions of education and rationality. While defending the ideal of rationality, he insists that rationality not be identified with a mental faculty or a mechanism of inference but taken rather as the capactity... more...

  • Democracy and Educationby John Dewey

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    Democracy and Education: an introduction to the philosophy of education is a book written in 1916 by John Dewey. His recurrent and intertwining themes of education, democracy and communication are effectively summed up in the following excerpt from the first chapter, "Education as a Necessity of Life".— Excerpted from Wikipedia, the... more...

  • Education and the Significance of Lifeby Jiddu Krishnamurti

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    The teacher probes the Western problems of conformity and loss of personal values while offering a fresh approach to self-understanding and the meaning of personal freedom and mature love. more...

  • The Adventure of Educationby Adam C. Scarfe

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 65.80

    This book on process-relational philosophy of education suggests that the notion of Adventure is foundational for the advancement of knowledge. Learning, teaching, and research are best conceived as rhythmic and relational processes, involving curiosity, imagination, valuation, creativity, and self-realization. Thus construed, contemporary educational... 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...

  • Thinking Education Through Alain Badiouby Kent den Heyer

    Wiley 2011; US$ 39.95

    Thinking Education Through Alain Badiou represents the first collection to explore the educational implications of French philosopher Alain Badiou's challenge to contemporary philosophical orthodoxy put forth in his 1993 work, Ethics: An Essay on the Understanding of Evil. Represents the first collection of work in education to grapple with... more...

  • When Children Love to Learnby Elaine Cooper; Eve Anderson; Elaine Cooper; Susan Schaeffer Macaulay; Jack Beckman; Bobby Scott; Maryellen St. Cyr

    Crossway 2004; US$ 13.99

    Christian educators and parents will learn how to use methods pioneered by Charlotte Mason to create a learning environment that encourages children's natural love of learning. more...