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  1. Education for a Change

    Transforming the way we teach our children

    By Titus Alexander, John Potter

    This challenging, hard-hitting book is about making schooling relevant to modern society. It starts from the premise that our present education system is ill equipped to serve students and society in the twenty-first century. In a series of positive yet powerful and provocative chapters,...

    Published December 1st 2004 by Routledge

  2. Conflicting Paradigms in Adult Literacy Education

    In Quest of a U.S. Democratic Politics of Literacy

    By George Demetrion

    The book provides a historical overview of adult literacy theory, policy, practice, and research from the mid-1980s to the present. The main focus is a descriptive analysis of three distinctive schools of literacy: the Freirean-based participatory literacy movement grounded in oppositional politics...

    Published November 18th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Popular Culture, New Media and Digital Literacy in Early Childhood

    Edited by Jackie Marsh

    This book offers a range of perspectives on children's multimodal experiences, providing a ground-breaking account of the ways in which children engage with popular culture, media and digital literacy practices from their earliest years. Many young children have extensive experience of film,...

    Published November 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  4. Places of Learning

    Media, Architecture, Pedagogy

    By Elizabeth Ellsworth

    This book takes a close look at places of learning located outside of schools, yet deeply concerned with the experience of the learning self. It explores what it might mean to think of pedagogy not in relation to knowledge as a "thing made," but to knowledge in the making....

    Published October 15th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Schools or Markets?

    Commercialism, Privatization, and School-business Partnerships

    Edited by Deron R. Boyles

    This book challenges readers to consider the consequences of commercialism and business influences on and in schools. Critical essays examine the central theme of commercialism via a unique multiplicity of real-world examples. Topics include: *privatization of school food services;*oil company ads...

    Published October 10th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Education and Labour Party Ideologies 1900-2001and Beyond

    By Denis Lawton

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    In 1997 Tony Blair broke with tradition by naming education as a major priority for the General Election Manifesto. In the past, Labour leaders had tended to give education a much lower priority. Despite this, Blair has been greatly criticised for his educational programme 1997-2001. Was he taking...

    Published September 29th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum

    3rd Edition

    By Colin J Marsh

    Series: Teachers' Library

    Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum is an invaluable guide for all involved in curriculum matters. Now fully updated, this revised and enlarged fourth edition provides not only a solid grounding in the subject but also covers the latest trends and issues affecting the field. Written in...

    Published August 25th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Schooling as Violence

    How Schools Harm Pupils and Societies

    By Clive Harber

    Asking fundamental and often uncomfortable questions about the nature and purposes of formal education, this book explores the three main ways of looking at the relationship between formal education, individuals and society: * that education improves society* that education reproduces society...

    Published August 25th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Public Acts

    Disruptive Readings on Making Curriculum Public

    Edited by Francisco Ibáñez-Carrasco, Erica Meiners

    Series: Reconstructing the Public Sphere in Curriculum Studies

    As this book documents local, specific, and contextualized acts of resistance and offers a detailed analysis of varied forms of public literacies, it functions as a template to inform and inspire resistant practices in diverse communities....

    Published June 28th 2004 by Routledge

  10. The Ambiguity of Teaching to the Test

    Standards, Assessment, and Educational Reform

    Edited by William A. Firestone, Roberta Y. Schorr, Lora F. Monfils

    Testing is one of the most controversial of all state and federal educational policies. The effects of testing are quite ambiguous. The same test may lead to different consequences in different circumstances, and teachers may use very different strategies to prepare students for tests. Although...

    Published April 30th 2004 by Routledge