Philosophy & theory of education

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    What's Happened to the University? (English, Paperback) Frank Furedi

    The radical transformation that universities are undergoing today is no less far-reaching than the upheavals that it experienced in the 1960s. However today when almost 50 per cent of young people participate in higher education what occurs in universities matters directly to the whole of society.On both sides of the Atlantic curious and disturbing events on campuses has become a matter of concern...

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    Growth Mindset Pocketbook (Paperback) Barry Hymer, Mike Gershon

    Whatever it is that makes you you, can you affect it? Your answer to that question gives us a glimpse into your 'mindset'. People with fixed mindsets believe that fundamental qualities like intelligence are essentially stable; people with growth mindsets believe that such qualities can be developed and nurtured.

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    Experience and Education (English, Paperback) John Dewey

    Experience and Educationis the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey

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    American Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century (English, Paperback) Michael N. Bastedo

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    Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice (English, Paperback) Maurianne Adams

    For twenty years, Teaching for Diversity and Social Justice has been the definitive sourcebook of theoretical foundations, pedagogical and design frameworks, and curricular models for social justice teaching practice. Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition continues in the tradition of its predecessors to cover the most relevant issues and controversies in social justice education in a...

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    Make Trouble (English, Hardback) John Waters

    From an icon of popular culture, here is inspiring advice for artists, graduates, and anyone seeking happiness and success on their own terms.   When John Waters delivered his gleefully subversive advice to the graduates of the Rhode Island School of Design, the speech went viral, in part because it was so brilliantly on point about making a living as a creative person. Now we all can enjoy his...

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    A Mind Shaped by Poverty (English, Paperback) Regenia Rawlinson $9.45
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    The Seven Myths About Education (English, Paperback) Daisy Christodoulou

    In this controversial new book, Daisy Christodoulou offers a thought-provoking critique of educational orthodoxy. Drawing on her recent experience of teaching in challenging schools, she shows through a wide range of examples and case studies just how much classroom practice contradicts basic scientific principles. She examines seven widely-held beliefs which are holding back pupils and teachers:...

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    Why Don't Students Like School? (English, Paperback) Daniel T. Willingham

    Easy-to-apply, scientifically-based approaches for engaging students in the classroom Cognitive scientist Dan Willingham focuses his acclaimed research on the biological and cognitive basis of learning. His book will help teachers improve their practice by explaining how they and their students think and learn.

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    Deculturalization and the Struggle for Equality (English, Paperback) Joel Spring

    Joel Spring’s history of school polices imposed on dominated groups in the United States examines the concept of deculturalization—the use of schools to strip away family languages and cultures and replace them with those of the dominant group. The focus is on the education of dominated groups forced to become citizens in territories conquered by the U.S., including Native Americans, Enslaved...

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    The Art of Thought (Paperback) Graham Wallas

    In this book Wallas presentan early model of the creative process. Wallas argues that creative insights and illuminations may be explained by a process consisting of four stages.

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    The Growth Mindset Coach (English, Paperback) Annie Brock, Heather Hundley

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    Human Resources Administration (English, Hardback) Richard Smith

    Enhanced and updated, this Fourth Edition of Richard E. Smith's highly successful text examines the growing role of the principal in planning, hiring, staff development, supervision, and other human resource functions. The Fourth Edition includes new sections on ethics, induction, and the role of the mentor teacher. This edition also introducesFrom the Desk of a Principal, a feature which connects...

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    Decolonizing Educational Research (English, Paperback) Leigh Patel

    Decolonizing Educational Research examines the ways through which coloniality manifests in contexts of knowledge and meaning making, specifically within educational research and formal schooling. Purposefully situated beyond popular deconstructionist theory and anthropocentric perspectives, the book investigates the longstanding traditions of oppression, racism, and white supremacy that are...

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    The Tao of Montessori (English, Paperback) Catherine McTamaney $13.10 $14.95
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    Unflattening (English, Paperback) Nick Sousanis

    The primacy of words over images has deep roots in Western culture. But what if the two are inextricably linked in meaning-making? In this experiment in visual thinking, drawn in comics, Nick Sousanis defies conventional discourse to offer readers a stunning work of graphic art and a serious inquiry into the ways humans construct knowledge.

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    Pedagogy of Hope (English, Paperback) Paulo Freire

    "With the publication of Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Paulo Freire established himself as one of the most important and radical educational thinkers of his time. In Pedagogy of Hope, Freire revisits the themes of his masterpiece, the real world contexts that inspired them and their impact in that very world. Freire's abiding concern for social justice and education in the developing world remains as...

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    Creative Schools (English, Paperback) Sir Ken Robinson, Lou Aronica

    A revolutionary reappraisal of how to educate our children and young people by Ken Robinson, theNew York Times bestselling author of The Element and Finding Your Element Ken Robinson is one of the world’s most influential voices in education, and his 2006 TED Talk on the subject is the most viewed in the organization’s history. Now, the internationally recognized leader on creativity and...

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    Cultural Diversity and Education (English, Paperback) James A. Banks

    Now available in paperback, the sixth edition of this definitive text provides students a strong background in the conceptual, theoretical, and philosophical issues in multicultural education from a leading authority and scholarly leader of the field---James A. Banks. In the opening chapter author Banks presents his well-known and widely used concept of Dimensions of Multicultural Education to...

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  • Rethinking
    Rethinking Case Study Research (English, Paperback) Lesley Bartlett, Frances Vavrus

    Comparative case studies are an effective qualitative tool for researching the impact of policy and practice in various fields of social research, including education. Developed in response to the inadequacy of traditional case study approaches, comparative case studies are highly effective because of their ability to synthesize information across time and space. In Rethinking Case Study Research:...

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