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Routledge Education Classic Edition

The Routledge Education Classic Editions Series celebrates Routledge's commitment to excellence in scholarship, teaching and learning within the field of education. Written by experts, these books are recognized as timeless classics covering a range of important issues, and continue to be recommeded as key reading for education students and professionals in the area. With a new introduction that explores what has changed since the books were first published, where the field might go from here and why these books are as relevant now as ever, the series presents key ideas to a new generation.

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1-10 of 14 results in Routledge Education Classic Edition
  1. Constructing and Reconstructing Childhood

    Contemporary issues in the sociological study of childhood, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Allison James, Alan Prout

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    When the first edition of this seminal work appeared in 1990, the sociology of childhood was only just beginning to emerge as a distinct sub-discipline. Drawing together strands of existing sociological writing about childhood and shaping them into a new paradigm, the original edition of this...

    Published October 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Making Sense of Secondary Science

    Research into children's ideas, 2nd Edition

    By Rosalind Driver, Ann Squires, Peter Rushworth, Valerie Wood-Robinson

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    What ideas do children hold about the natural world? How do these ideas affect their learning of science? Young learners bring to the classroom knowledge and ideas about many aspects of the natural world constructed from their experiences of education and from outside school. These ideas...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Beyond Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care

    Languages of evaluation, 3rd Edition

    By Gunilla Dahlberg, Peter Moss, Alan Pence

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    Taking a broad approach, Beyond Quality in Early Childhood Education and Care relates issues of early childhood to the sociology of childhood, philosophy, ethics, political science and other fields and to an analysis of the world we live in today. It places these issues in a global context and...

    Published March 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Teachers as Researchers (Classic Edition)

    Qualitative inquiry as a path to empowerment

    By Joe L Kincheloe

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    Teachers as Researchers urges teachers - as both producers and consumers of knowledge - to engage in the debate about educational research by undertaking meaningful research themselves. Teachers are being encouraged to carry out research in order to improve their effectiveness in the classroom,...

    Published February 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  5. An Introduction to Classroom Observation (Classic Edition)

    By Ted Wragg

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    How does classroom observation support your professional development? How can you observe as effectively as possible? Highly regarded as one of the most widely used and authoritative texts on this topic, An Introduction to Classroom Observation is an essential text for anyone serious about becoming...

    Published November 18th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Critical Incidents in Teaching (Classic Edition)

    Developing professional judgement

    By David Tripp

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    What are the ‘instincts’ of a good teacher? Can they be taught? Good teachers use good techniques and routines, but techniques and routines alone do not produce good teaching. The real art of teaching lies in teachers' professional judgement because in teaching there is seldom one "right answer"...

    Published October 24th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Autism and Learning (Classic Edition)

    A guide to good practice

    Edited by Stuart Powell, Rita Jordan

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    Autism is a complex and often puzzling disorder in which pinning down a set of rules surrounding the teaching of children with it is almost impossible to do. Many theories and approaches claim to have the solution to teaching, yet few provide the answers when an autistic child goes against the...

    Published October 24th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Beyond Testing (Classic Edition)

    Towards a theory of educational assessment

    By Caroline Gipps

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    ‘It is an exceptionally thoughtful assessment of assessment, and I am (along with anyone else who broods about education) much in your debt.’ Jerome Bruner, personal communication with the author When this award-winning book was originally published in 1994, a review in the TES said: ‘Beyond...

    Published October 21st 2011 by Routledge

  9. Education and Power

    By Michael W. Apple

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    First published in 1982, Education and Power remains an important volume for those committed to critical education. In this text Michael Apple first articulated his theory on educational institutions and the reproduction of and resistance to unequal power relations, and provided a thorough...

    Published October 21st 2011 by Routledge

  10. Understanding Reading

    A Psycholinguistic Analysis of Reading and Learning to Read, Sixth Edition

    By Frank Smith

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    Understanding Reading revolutionized reading research and theory when the first edition appeared in 1971 and continues to be a leader in the field. In the sixth edition of this classic text Smith’s purpose remains the same: to shed light on fundamental aspects of the complex human act of reading –...

    Published October 21st 2011 by Routledge

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