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- Marion Boyars 1991; US$ 16.99
During the 1980s Ivan Illich added another dimension to his thought through the study of Medieval history. In the current volume he aims to demonstrate the extent to which the groundwork for the institutions that characterize our world today was laid in the twelfth century. The topics with which Illich engages center on health, housing, schooling,... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
The famous Brazilian educator Paulo Freire has influenced educators, teachers and students in a broad tapestry of contexts and countries, as he challenged conventional thinking on how teachers ought to teach and learners ought to learn. By making his ideas accessible and relevant, this insightful and thought-provoking text draws out the relevance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Sandra Smidt takes the reader on a journey through the key concepts of Lev Vygotsky, one of the twentieth century?s most influential theorists in the field of early education. His ground-breaking principles of early learning and teaching are unpicked here using every-day language, and critical links between his fascinating ideas are revealed. Introducing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95
This introductory text, now in its fourth edition, is a classic in its field. It shows, first and foremost, the importance of philosophy in educational debate and as a background to any practical activity such as teaching. What is involved in the idea of educating a person or the idea of educational success? What are the criteria for establishing... more...
- SAGE Publications 2004; US$ 60.00
John Dewey and the Art of Teaching: Toward Reflective and Imaginative Practice is an engaging and accessible introduction to the art of teaching as seen through the eyes of John Dewey. Authors Douglas J. Simpson, Michael J. B. Jackson, and Judy C. Aycock provide a lucid interpretation of the complexities and art of teaching in contemporary classrooms.... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08
Jedes Kind soll seine eigene Passion finden. Mit diesem Ziel wurde Kurt Martin Hahn (1886-1974) zu einer der großen Gründergestalten in der internationalen Reformpädagogik. In seiner Schule Schloss Salem und später im walisischen Gordenstoun ließ er Kinder und Jugendliche auf Berge steigen und Projekte entwickeln. Doch sie lernten nicht nur das Segeln,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95
Vygotsky?s legacy in education is enduring and prolific, influencing educational research and scholarship in areas as far ranging child development, language and literacy development, bilingual education, and learning disabilities to name but a few. In this accessible, introductory volume, renowned Vygtosky authority Luis C. Moll presents a summary... more...