Philosophy & theory of education books

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A Mind Shaped by Poverty (English, Paperback) Regenia Rawlinson $7.88 $8.95
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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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  • 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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  • What Great Teachers Do Differently: DVD Resource (English, Paperback) Todd Whitaker

    In the second edition of this renowned book, you will find pearls of wisdom, heartfelt advice, and inspiration from one of the nation’s leading authorities on staff motivation, teacher leadership, and principal effectiveness. With wit and understanding, Todd Whitaker describes the beliefs, behaviors, attitudes, and interactions of great teachers and explains what they do differently. New features...

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

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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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  • 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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  • Mindsets in the Classroom (English, Paperback) Mary Cay Ricci.

    When students believe they can that dedication and hard work can change their performance in school, they grow to become resilient, successful students. Inspired by the popular mindset idea that hard work and effort can lead to success, Mindsets in the Classroom provides educators with ideas for ways to build a growth mindset school culture, wherein students are challenged to change their thinking...

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  • Study of Man (English, Paperback) Rudolf Steiner

    An introduction to Rudolf Steiner's system of education

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  • The Tao of Montessori (English, Paperback) Catherine McTamaney $10.70 $14.95
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  • Black Intellectual Thought in Education (English, Paperback) Carl A. Grant, Keffrelyn D. Brown

    Black Intellectual Thought in Education celebrates the exceptional academic contributions of African-American education scholars Anna Julia Cooper, Carter G. Woodson, and Alain Leroy Locke to the causes of social science, education, and democracy in America. By focusing on the lives and projects of these three figures specifically, it offers a powerful counter-narrative to the dominant,...

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