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  1. Introducing Neuroeducational Research

    Neuroscience, Education and the Brain from Contexts to Practice

    By Paul Howard Jones

    Amongst educators, scientists and policy-makers there is a growing belief that the field of education can benefit from an understanding of the brain. However, attempts to bring neuroscience and education together have often been hampered by crucial differences in concepts, language and philosophy....

    Published October 15th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Curriculum Studies Handbook – The Next Moment

    Edited by Erik Malewski

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    What comes after the reconceptualization of curriculum studies? What is the contribution of the next wave of curriculum scholars? Comprehensive and on the cutting edge, this Handbook speaks to these questions and extends the conversation on present and future directions in curriculum studies...

    Published July 20th 2009 by Routledge

  3. Contemporary Perspectives on Reading and Spelling

    Edited by Clare Wood, Vincent Connelly

    Series: New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction

    With contributions from leading international researchers, Contemporary Perspectives on Reading and Spelling offers a critique of current thinking on the research literature into reading, reading comprehension and writing. Each paper in this volume provides an account of empirical research that...

    Published July 17th 2009 by Routledge

  4. The Worldliness of a Cosmopolitan Education

    Passionate Lives in Public Service

    By William F. Pinar

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    Pinar positions himself against three pressing problems of the profession: the crime of collectivism that identity politics commits, the devaluation of academic knowledge by the programmatic preoccupations of teacher education, and the effacement of educational experience by standardized...

    Published June 3rd 2009 by Routledge

  5. Transforming Thinking

    Philosophical Inquiry in the Primary and Secondary Classroom

    By Catherine C. McCall

    Essential reading for anyone who seeks to prepare active citizens for the twenty-first century, this long-awaited book considers Philosophical Inquiry, an empowering teaching method that can lead to significant improvements in confidence and articulacy, and produce positive effects in...

    Published March 24th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Education, Autonomy and Critical Thinking

    By Christopher Winch

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The concepts of autonomy and of critical thinking are of key importance in many contemporary accounts of the aims of education. Education, Autonomy and Critical Thinking analyzes their relationship to each other and to education, explores their roles in mortality and politics, and examines the part...

    Published March 6th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Movement and Experimentation in Young Children's Learning

    Deleuze and Guattari in Early Childhood Education

    By Liselott Mariett Olsson

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    In contemporary educational contexts young children and learning are tamed, predicted, supervised, controlled and evaluated according to predetermined standards. Contesting such intense governing of the learning child, this book argues that the challenge to practice and research is to find ways of...

    Published February 27th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Western Psychological and Educational Theory in Diverse Contexts

    Edited by Julian Elliott, Elena L. Grigorenko

    This book examines aspects of Western psychological and educational theory in relation to educational practice around the world, and considers the extent to which current understandings are truly applicable to a range of diverse settings. In so doing, it also seeks to question, where appropriate,...

    Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. Critical Perspectives on bell hooks

    Edited by Maria del Guadalupe Davidson, George Yancy

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    Although bell hooks has long challenged the dominant paradigms of race, class, and gender, there has never been a comprehensive book critically reflecting upon this seminal scholar’s body of work. Her written works aim to transgress and disrupt those codes that exclude others as intellectually...

    Published February 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  10. Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching

    Communities, Activites and Networks

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Gert Biesta, Mary Thorpe

    Now that learning is seen as lifelong and lifewide, what specifically makes a learning context? What are the resultant consequences for teaching practices when working in specific contexts? Drawing upon a variety of academic disciplines, Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching explores some...

    Published February 6th 2009 by Routledge