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  • Bloomsbury Curriculum Basics: Teaching Primary Art and Designby Emily Gopaul

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 20.99

    Art lessons offer children a new way to explore the world around them, and is another means by which they can express their ideas and process their thoughts. Bloomsbury Curriculum Basics: Teaching Primary Art and Design extends the National Curriculum requirements for art and design and provides a framework for teaching the five main skills for... more...

  • The Struggles of Identity, Education, and Agency in the Lives of Undocumented Studentsby Aurora Chang

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.58

    This book weaves together two distinct and powerfully related sources of knowledge: the author’s journey and transition from a once undocumented immigrant from Guatemala to a hyperdocumented academic, and five years of on-going national research on the identity, education, and agency of undocumented college students. In interlacing both personal experiences... more...

  • Children Writing Poemsby Janine Certo

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    This volume demonstrates how the social and instructional worlds that children inhabit influence their poetry writing and performances. Drawing on rich vignettes of students from different racial, ethnic and linguistic backgrounds, it describes and analyzes the work of eight to ten-year-old U.S. students involved in a month-long poetry unit. Children... more...

  • International Handbook of Early Childhood Educationby Marilyn Fleer; Bert van Oers

    Springer Netherlands 2017; US$ 518.55

    This international handbook gives a comprehensive overview of findings from longstanding and contemporary research, theory, and practices in early childhood education in the Northern and Southern hemispheres. The first volume of the handbook addresses theory, methodology, and the research activities and research needs of particular regions. The second... more...

  • Teaching Graphic Novels in the English Classroomby Alissa Burger

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 95.58

    This collection highlights the diverse ways comics and graphic novels are used in English and literature classrooms, whether to develop critical thinking or writing skills, paired with a more traditional text, or as literature in their own right. From fictional stories to non-fiction works such as biography/memoir, history, or critical textbooks, graphic... more...

  • Intercultural Studies of Curriculumby Carmel Roofe; Christopher Bezzina

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book explores the philosophical, ideological and practical dimensions of curriculum using an intercultural lens. It is cross-cultural, comparative and inclusive, with each chapter featuring case studies from a minimum of three countries across different continents. By using the same methods of data collection and analysis for each country level... more...

  • Demystifying Climate Changeby Jeffrey Loehr; Margaret Loehr

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 30.00

    Using historical anecdotes as well as modern story-telling and basic science, this book describes how humans are changing the chemistry of our air and oceans. The great life-giving cycles that maintain a livable environment are being altered, causing wide range of consequences. Very real solutions, technological and economic are also addressed. more...

  • Playing to Learn with Reacting to the Pastby C. Edward Watson; Thomas Chase Hagood

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book provides classroom practice and research studies that verify Reacting to the Past (RTTP)—a student-centered, active learning pedagogy that provides college students and faculty unique teaching and learning opportunities—as a high impact practice for student learning and engagement. The overarching objective of this book is to collect practices... more...

  • Notable Books, Notable Lessons: Putting Social Studies Back in the K-8 Curriculumby Andrea Libresco; Jeannette Balantic; Mary Battenfeld

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 40.00

    With the amount of time and resources allocated to teaching social studies being significantly reduced, social studies lessons need to be incorporated into other subjects. Notable Books, Notable Lessons: Putting Social Studies Back in the K–8 Curriculum offers the tools to teach students social studies concepts that are increasingly relevant and... more...

  • Social Aesthetics and the School Environmentby Adam I. Attwood

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.48

    This book theorizes aesthetic classroom management through a hermeneutical approach with three fields of literature: history and philosophical foundations of chivalry, chivalry’s promulgation through the Victorian Age, and parallel issues of identity in twenty-first century teacher education. The aim of the book is to examine the relationship between... more...