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  • My Revision Notes: Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History: The American West, c1835-c1895 by Steve May
    My Revision Notes: Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History: The American West, c1835-c1895 (Paperback) Steve May

    Target success in Edexcel GCSE (9-1) History with this proven formula for effective, structured revision; key content coverage is combined with exam-style questions, revision tasks and practical tips to create a revision guide that students can rely on to review, strengthen and test their knowledge.

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  • Evolution of the Learning Brain by Paul Howard-Jones
    Evolution of the Learning Brain (English, Paperback) Paul Howard-Jones

    How does learning transform us biologically?...

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  • Caring by Nel Noddings
    Caring (English, Paperback) Nel Noddings

    With numerous examples to supplement her rich theoretical discussion, the author builds a compelling philosophical argument for an ethics based on natural caring, as in the care of a mother for her child. She discusses the extent to which we may truly care for plants, animals, or ideas.

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  • On Critical Pedagogy by Henry A. Giroux
    On Critical Pedagogy (English, Paperback) Henry A. Giroux

    Focuses on crucial elements associated with critical pedagogy. This title presents an overview of the term as it applies to schooling and to larger cultural spheres. It examines some of the major economic, social, and political forces undermining the promise of democratic schooling in both public and higher education.

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  • The Teacher Wars by Dana Goldstein
    The Teacher Wars (English, Paperback) Dana Goldstein

    A New York Times Bestseller...

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  • Against Common Sense by Kevin K. Kumashiro
    Against Common Sense (English, Paperback) Kevin K. Kumashiro

    The phrase "teaching for social justice" is often used, but not always explained. What does it look like to teach for social justice? What are the implications for anti-oppressive teaching across different areas of the curriculum? Drawing on his own experiences teaching diverse grades and subjects, leading author and educator Kevin Kumashiro examines various aspects of anti-oppressive teaching and...

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  • Benign Violence: Education in and beyond the Age of Reason by Ansgar Allen
    Benign Violence: Education in and beyond the Age of Reason (English, Paperback) Ansgar Allen

    Even its most radical critics assume that education is, at core, an incontestable social good.Setting education in its political context, this book, now in paperback, offers a history of good intentions, ranging from the birth of modern schooling and modern examination, to the rise (and fall) of meritocracy.

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  • A Theory of Moral Education by Michael Hand
    A Theory of Moral Education (English, Paperback) Michael Hand

    Children must be taught morality. They must be taught to recognise the authority of moral standards and to understand what makes them authoritative. But there's a problem: the content and justification of morality are matters of reasonable disagreement among reasonable people. This makes it hard to see how educators can secure children's commitment to moral standards without indoctrinating them....

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  • The Little Red Schoolbook by Soren Hansen
    The Little Red Schoolbook (Paperback) Soren Hansen, Jesper Jensen

    Reissue of the uncensored and original edition of the little book that tried to change the world.

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  • Celebrity, Aspiration and Contemporary Youth by Heather Mendick
    Celebrity, Aspiration and Contemporary Youth (English, Paperback) Heather Mendick, Aisha Ahmad

    Explores how young people think about their futures under austerity. Based on an interdisciplinary study, this book offers fresh insights into contemporary youth aspirations and inequalities. It helps us to understand young people's transitions into adulthood at a time of socio-economic 'crisis'.

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  • Teachers' Strangest Tales by Iain Spragg
    Teachers' Strangest Tales (English, Paperback) Iain Spragg

    A quirky collection of true stories from the stranger side of teaching, including how a fight with his teacher paved the way for Al Capone's infamous crime empire, and the bizarre tale of the American teacher who sued her own pupils.

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  • Coming to Terms by Charles Moseley
    Coming to Terms (Paperback) Charles Moseley

    A remarkable read; part memoir, part history, part social portrait, which captures the very essence of the city and university of Cambridge.

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  • Promoting Equity in Schools by Jess Harris
    Promoting Equity in Schools (English, Paperback) Jess Harris, Suzanne Carrington

    Around the world, countries are searching for ways of making their schools more effective for all children and young people. This book offers a new way of thinking about how to address this challenge. It sees improvement as requiring a collective effort that involves contributions from all members of a school community. Crucial to this is the idea of ethical leadership....

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  • Educating Drew by Drew Povey
    Educating Drew (Paperback) Drew Povey

    Telling the remarkable story of Drew Povey and Harrop Fold School in Salford, from their unprecedented GBP2.5m debt to being featured in the BAFTA-award nominated Educating Manchester TV series.

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  • Alternative Approaches to Education by Fiona Carnie
    Alternative Approaches to Education (English, Paperback) Fiona Carnie

    This book is designed to give parents and teachers information on different education options available in the UK and further afield. It covers four main areas:...

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  • The Lost Black Scholar by David A. Varel
    The Lost Black Scholar (English, Hardback) David A. Varel

    The story of Alison Davis, one of the first black anthropologists and the first black tenured professor, a pioneer whose work-in part because it was so multifarious-has been all but forgotten.

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  • Knowledge and Understanding of the World by Linda Cooper
    Knowledge and Understanding of the World (English, Paperback) Linda Cooper, Jane Johnston

    A guide that can support professionals to: reflect on the practice and develop skills; evaluate the implications of research for early years practice and provision; promote interdisciplinary teamwork between those who work with and support young children; and support children as they move within and beyond the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS).

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  • Bluestockings by Jane Robinson
    Bluestockings (Paperback) Jane Robinson

    In 1869, when five women enrolled at university for the first time in British history, the average female brain was thought to be 150 grams lighter than a man's. Doctors warned that if women studied too hard their wombs would wither and die. This title tells the story of the fight for female education in Britain.

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  • The Staircase Girls by Catherine Seymour
    The Staircase Girls (English, Paperback) Catherine Seymour

    The fascinating story of the lives of the working-class women who looked after the students of Cambridge University.

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  • The Graduate School Mess by Leonard Cassuto
    The Graduate School Mess (English, Hardback) Leonard Cassuto

    American graduate education is in disarray. Graduate study in the humanities takes too long and those who succeed face a dismal academic job market. Leonard Cassuto gives practical advice about how faculty can teach and advise students so that they are prepared for the demands of the working worlds they will join, inside and outside the academy.

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