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  • Unflattening
    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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  • Seven Myths About Education
    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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  • Understanding and Using Educational Theories
    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
    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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  • Theories of Childhood
    Theories of Childhood (English, Paperback) Carol Garhart Mooney

    The classic guide for early childhood classrooms and professionals, now revised and updated.

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  • Introduction to Education Studies
    Introduction to Education Studies (English, Paperback) Steve Bartlett, Diana M. Burton

    Key text for students of Education Studies for over a decade, leading readers through the field's key ideas, concepts and debates.

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

    Inspired by the popular mindset idea that hard work and effort can lead to success, this resource provides educators with ideas for ways to build a growth mindset school culture, wherein students are challenged to change their thinking about their abilities and potential.

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  • What are Universities For?
    What are Universities For? (English, Paperback) Stefan Collini

    Across the world, universities are more numerous than they have ever been, yet at the same time there is unprecedented confusion about their purpose and skepticism about their value. This title offers an argument for rethinking the way we see our universities, and why we need them.

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  • Philosophy of Educational Research
    Philosophy of Educational Research (English, Paperback) Richard Pring

    This classic text in educational research literature has been thoroughly updated to take into account new philosophical theories and the current political context for educational research. Remaining, however, are the three, key central themes: the nature of social science in general; the nature of educational enquiry in particular; and the links between the language and concepts of research, on...

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  • Experience And Education
    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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  • The Social Study of Childhood
    The Social Study of Childhood (English, Paperback) Sally McNamee

    Historically, children were often understood in relation to their development towards adulthood, but the 'new paradigm' of childhood studies has since shown how they should be taken more seriously as active participants in their own lives.

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  • Understanding Waldorf Education
    Understanding Waldorf Education (English, Paperback) Jack Petrash

    A jargon-free picture of the key components of a Steiner-Waldorf education, ideal for parents and teachers.

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  • Growth Mindset Pocketbook
    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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  • Bringing the Froebel Approach to your Early Years Practice
    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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  • Pedagogy of Hope
    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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  • Why Knowledge Matters
    Why Knowledge Matters (English, Paperback) E. D. Hirsch

    In Why Knowledge Matters, influential scholar E. D. Hirsch, Jr., addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform and shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences.  

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  • Becoming Brilliant
    Becoming Brilliant (English, Paperback) Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Kathryn Hirsh-Pasek

    Becoming Brilliant offers solutions that parents can implement right now. Backed by the latest scientific evidence and illustrated with examples of what's being done right in schools today, this book introduces the 6Cs--collaboration, communication, content, critical thinking, creative innovation, and confidence--along with ways parents can nurture their children's development in each area.

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  • Teaching to Transgress
    Teaching to Transgress (English, Paperback) Bell Hooks

    How can we rethink teaching practices in the age of multiculturalism? What do we do about teachers who do not want to teach, and students who do not want to learn? How should we deal with racism and sexism in the classroom? This title deals with a different kind of education: education as the practice of freedom.

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  • Education Studies
    Education Studies (English, Paperback) Will Curtis

    This up-to-date third edition covers a wide range of key themes that all Education Studies students will be addressing in their course.

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