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  1. Curriculum and Culture (RLE: Education)

    Schooling in a Pluralist Society

    Edited by Leslie Claydon, Tony Knight, Marta Rado

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book demonstrates how it is possible to value, respect and utilise cultural diversity and yet achieve a ‘good education’ for all. The authors contend that few issues in education can be examined in isolation from the world outside. This must surely apply to the question of cultural, social and...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Class, Culture and the Curriculum

    By Denis Lawton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    It is often argued that education is concerned with the transmission of middle-class values and that this explains the relative educational failure of the working class. Consequently, distinctive culture needs a different kind of education. This volume examines this claim and the wider question of...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Sense and Nonsense and the National Curriculum

    Edited by Michael Barber, Duncan Graham

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Originally written after four years of the National Curriculum, at a time when adjustments and radical changes were being implemented, this book analyses from various points of view what is wrong with the National Curriculum and presents a series of options for putting it right....

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Effective Schools in Developing Countries

    Edited by Henry Levin, Marlaine E Lockheed

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume brings together eight case studies which describe a variety of initiatives to create more effective schools for children of poverty, especially in the Third World. The initiatives reviewed published and unpublished documents and both qualitative and statistical studies were examined....

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Literacy and Education

    By James Paul Gee

    Series: Routledge Key Ideas in Education

    Literacy and Education tells the story of how literacy—starting in the early 1980s—came to be seen not as a mental phenomenon, but as a social and cultural one. In this accessible introductory volume, acclaimed scholar James Paul Gee shows readers how literacy "left the mind and wandered out into...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Schooling Corporate Citizens

    How Accountability Reform has Damaged Civic Education and Undermined Democracy

    By Ronald W. Evans

    Schooling Corporate Citizens examines the full history of accountability reform in the United States from its origins in the 1970s and 1980s to the development of the Common Core in recent years. Based in extensive archival research, it traces the origins and development of accountability reform as...

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Psychology and Education

    By Diahann Gallard, Katherine M. Cartmell

    Series: Foundations of Education Studies

    There are a number of psychological themes which are key to really understanding education: for example, the internal processes of learners, the nature of learning in culture and the influences on teaching and learning. Written specifically for education studies students, Psychology and Education...

    Published December 7th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Early Child Care and Education in Finland

    Edited by Kaarina Määttä, Satu Uusiautti

    What is childhood like in Finland? What kind of practical solutions have been created and evaluated that aim at both providing good childhood experiences and supporting children’s positive development? What practices aim to prevent child exclusion from regular education and social experiences and...

    Published November 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Interrogating Critical Pedagogy

    The Voices of Educators of Color in the Movement

    Edited by Pierre Wilbert Orelus, Rochelle Brock

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Educators, teacher practitioners, and social activists have successfully used critical pedagogy as a tool to help marginalized students develop awareness and seek alternative solutions to their poor educational and socioeconomic situations. However, this theory is often criticized as being mostly...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Philosophy and Education

    An introduction to key questions and themes

    By Joanna Haynes, Ken Gale, Melanie Parker

    Series: Foundations of Education Studies

    Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to philosophy and education. It skilfully guides readers through this challenging and sometimes complex area bringing key philosophical ideas and questions to life in the context and practice of...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge