Books on Philosophy and Theory Of Education

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  • Seven Myths About Education by Daisy Christodoulou
    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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  • Miseducation by Diane Reay
    Miseducation (English, Paperback) Diane Reay

    This book brings Brian Jackson and Dennis Marsden's pioneering Education and the Working Class from 1962 up to date for the 21st century and reveals what we can do to achieve a fairer education system.

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  • Visible Learning: Feedback by John Hattie
    Visible Learning: Feedback (English, Paperback) John Hattie, Shirley Clarke

    Feedback is arguably the most critical and powerful aspect of teaching and learning. Yet, there remains a paradox: why is feedback so powerful and why is it so variable? It is this paradox which Visible Learning: Feedback aims to unravel and resolve....

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  • The British Betrayal of Childhood by Al Aynsley-Green
    The British Betrayal of Childhood (English, Paperback) Al Aynsley-Green

    With provocative insight and based on an illustrious 40-year career in public office, Sir Al Aynsley-Green demands to know why outcomes for the UK's children for health, education, social care, youth justice and poverty remain among the worst in the developed world. He draws global comparisons and offers astute observations of the realities of being a young person in Britain today, to show how...

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  • Understanding and Using Challenging Educational Theories by Karl Aubrey
    Understanding and Using Challenging Educational Theories (English, Paperback) Karl Aubrey, Alison Riley

    Takes students to the next level in educational theories by giving a clear overview of a selection of thinkers who have offered challenging perspectives on education.

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  • Bringing the Froebel Approach to your Early Years Practice by Helen Tovey
    Bringing the Froebel Approach to your Early Years Practice (English, Paperback) Helen Tovey

    Have you ever wondered about the origins of the kindergarten and the influence of Froebel on early years practice? What did Froebel mean by a garden for children? Why did he believe that play is central in young children's learning?...

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  • What is Rhythmanalysis? by Dawn Lyon
    What is Rhythmanalysis? (English, Paperback) Dawn Lyon

    In recent years, there has been growing interest in Henri Lefebvre's posthumously published volume, Rhythmanalysis. For Lefebvre and subsequent scholars, rhythmanalysis is a research strategy which offers a means of thinking space and time together in the study of everyday life, and this remains its strength and appeal....

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  • Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto
    Dumbing Us Down (English, Paperback) John Taylor Gatto

    John Taylor Gatto's radical treatise on public education, a bestseller for 25 years, continues to advocate for the unshackling of children and learning from formal schooling. Now, in a changing world with an explosion of alternative routes to learning, it's poised to continue to shake the world of institutional education for many more years.

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  • Understanding and Using Educational Theories by Karl Aubrey
    Understanding and Using Educational Theories (English, Paperback) Karl Aubrey, Alison Riley

    This text provides education students with a clear critical overview of the most influential twentieth and twenty-first century thinkers in teaching and learning and shows how they translate in to practice.

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  • An Anthology of Educational Thinkers by Sally Featherstone
    An Anthology of Educational Thinkers (English, Paperback) Sally Featherstone

    An Anthology of Educational Thinkers provides an excellent introduction to the major groups of educational thinkers. Each thinker's views and theories are explained in detail in a format that is accessible to those currently practising and those who are still in training. However, this book goes beyond just explaining the theory, it shows practitioners how to put these theories into practice! It...

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  • Understanding How We Learn by Yana Weinstein
    Understanding How We Learn (English, Paperback) Yana Weinstein, Megan Sumeracki

    Educational practice does not, for the most part, rely on research findings. Instead, there's a preference for relying on our intuitions about what's best for learning. But relying on intuition may be a bad idea for teachers and learners alike....

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  • Bringing Words to Life, Second Edition by Isabel L. Beck
    Bringing Words to Life, Second Edition (English, Paperback) Isabel L. Beck, Margaret G. McKeown

    Hundreds of thousands of teachers have used this highly practical guide to help K-12 students enlarge their vocabulary and get involved in noticing, understanding, and using new words. Grounded in research, the book explains how to select words for instruction, introduce their meanings, and create engaging learning activities that promote both word knowledge and reading comprehension. The authors are trusted experts who draw on extensive experience in diverse classrooms and schools. Sample lessons and vignettes, children's literature suggestions, end-of-chapter summaries, and "Your Turn" learning activities enhance the book's utility as a classroom resource, professional development tool, or course text. New to This Edition *Reflects over a decade of advances in research-based vocabulary instruction. *Chapters on vocabulary and writing; assessment; and differentiating instruction for struggling readers and English language learners, including coverage of response to intervention (RTI). *Expanded discussions of content-area vocabulary and multiple-meaning words. *Many additional examples showing what robust instruction looks like in action. *Appendix with a useful menu of instructional activities. See also the authors' Creating Robust Vocabulary: Frequently Asked Questions and Extended Examples, which includes specific instructional sequences for different grade ranges, as well asMaking Sense of Phonics, Second Edition: The Hows and Whys, by Isabel L. Beck and Mark E. Beck, an invaluable resource for K-3.

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  • Critical Thinking Skills by Stella Cottrell
    Critical Thinking Skills (English, Paperback) Stella Cottrell

    Written by internationally renowned author Stella Cottrell, this is an essential resource for students looking to refine their thinking, reading and writing skills.

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  • Experience And Education by John Dewey
    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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  • Unflattening by Nick Sousanis
    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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  • Understanding and Using Educational Theories by Karl Aubrey
    Understanding and Using Educational Theories (English, Paperback) Karl Aubrey, Alison Riley

    This textbook gives readers a clear overview of a selection of the most influential thinkers on education in the last hundred years, including established names (Vygotsky, Bruner, Dewey), more recent thinkers (Freire, hooks, Claxton) and other key names whose writing has helped shaped our views on teaching and learning.

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  • Creating the Schools Our Children Need by Dylan Wiliam
    Creating the Schools Our Children Need (English, Paperback) Dylan Wiliam

    Breaks down the methods schools use to improve, and the gaps between what research tells us works and what we actually do. The book analyses the three implementable improvements that are proven to be factors in school success: building a curriculum focused on developing knowledge; supporting a culture where every teacher improves; and applying a framework for evaluating new district initiatives.

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  • The Fourth Education Revolution by Anthony Seldon
    The Fourth Education Revolution (English, Paperback) Anthony Seldon, Oladimeji Abidoye

    The impact of Artificial Intelligence has hardly begun but its effect will become all too apparent over the next few years and nowhere more so than in the educational sector. Though it is a revolution that is well under way it is constantly changing and the full impact of its effect on all in education is yet to be felt

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  • Research Methods in Education by Louis Cohen
    Research Methods in Education (English, Paperback) Louis Cohen, Lawrence Manion

    This thoroughly updated and extended eighth edition of the long-running bestseller Research Methods in Education covers the whole range of methods employed by educational research at all stages. Its five main parts cover: the context of educational research; research design; methodologies for educational research; methods of data collection; and data analysis and reporting. It continues to be the...

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  • Social Pedagogy and Working with Children and Young People by Claire Cameron
    Social Pedagogy and Working with Children and Young People (English, Paperback) Claire Cameron

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the theory, principles and practice of social pedagogy and the profession of social pedagogue. With chapters from leading international contributors, it outlines the roots of social pedagogy and its development in Europe, and its role in relation to individuals, groups, communities and societies.

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