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  1. Vygotsky and Pedagogy

    By Harry Daniels

    The theories of Vygotsky are central to any serious discussion of children's learning processes. Vygotsky argues that children do not develop in isolation, rather learning takes place when the child is interacting with their social environment. It is the responsibility of the teacher to establish...

    Published October 24th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Education, Social Justice and Inter-Agency Working

    Joined Up or Fractured Policy?

    Edited by Sheila Riddell, Lyn Tett

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book explores policy and practice in a range of areas where education and other agencies (health, social and employment services and housing) interact. Its theme, of joined up policy and inter-agency working, is central to all those interested in promoting social justice for adults and...

    Published September 12th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Remaking the Concept of Aptitude

    Extending the Legacy of Richard E. Snow

    By Lyn Corno, Lee J. Cronbach, Haggai Kupermintz, David F. Lohman, Ellen B. Mandinach, Ann W. Porteus, Joan E. Talbert

    Series: Educational Psychology Series

    The unique perspective of Richard E. Snow, in recent years one of the most distinguished educational psychologists, integrates psychology of individual differences, cognitive psychology, and motivational psychology. This capstone book pulls together the findings of his own 35 years of research on...

    Published August 31st 2001 by Routledge

  4. School Improvement for Real

    By David Hopkins

    As societies continue to set educational goals that are, on current performance, beyond the capacity of the system to deliver, strategies for enhancing student learning through school and classroom intervention have become increasingly important. Yet, as David Hopkins argues in his book, many of...

    Published August 29th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Race and Intelligence

    Separating Science From Myth

    Edited by Jefferson M. Fish

    In recent years, reported racial disparities in IQ scores have been the subject of raging debates in the behavioral and social sciences and education. What can be made of these test results in the context of current scientific knowledge about human evolution and cognition? Unfortunately, discussion...

    Published July 31st 2001 by Routledge

  6. Youth, Education and Risk

    Facing the Future

    By Peter Dwyer, Johanna Wyn

    Youth, Education and Risk: Facing the Future provides a provocative and valuable insight into how the dramatic social and economic changes of the last twenty years have affected the lives of Western youth. Covering young people's attitudes towards relationships and health, the authors provide a...

    Published July 25th 2001 by Routledge

  7. Taking Education Really Seriously

    Four Years Hard Labour

    Edited by Michael Fielding

    Michael Fielding looks at what the Labour Government has achieved in the last four years with its policy of 'education, education, education'.There has been widespread disappointment in New Labour's education policies, which on the whole have not steered too far wide of those put in place by...

    Published May 30th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Labeling

    Pedagogy and Politics

    Edited by Glenn Hudak, Paul and Kiln

    A diverse group of contributors, from the fields of education, psychology, philosophy and cultural studies, explore the social phenomenon of labeling. The authors question the nature of labeling, its contexts and processes, looking in particular at its prescriptive and confining effects. The...

    Published January 10th 2001 by Routledge

  9. Scrooge Meets Dick and Jane

    By Roger C. Schank

    To hear politicians talk, one would think the entire purpose of school is to assess children rather than educate them. Excitement about learning doesn't seem to be on anyone's agenda. The villains are those who profit from testing mania, make the tests, coach for testing, publish the books on which...

    Published December 31st 2000 by Routledge

  10. Perspectives on Thinking, Learning, and Cognitive Styles

    Edited by Robert J. Sternberg, Li-fang Zhang

    Series: Educational Psychology Series

    This volume presents the most comprehensive, balanced, and up-to-date coverage of theory and research on cognitive, thinking, and learning styles, in a way that: * represents diverse theoretical perspectives; * includes solid empirical evidence testing the validity of these perspectives; and *...

    Published December 31st 2000 by Routledge