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  1. Beauty and Education

    By Joe Winston

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Beauty is something we value instinctively. We find it in art and in nature, in words, images and ideas, seeking it through our senses and through our intellect, in others and in ourselves. This book seeks to re-awaken educators to the power of beauty as an educational concept, to its relevance for...

    Published June 13th 2011 by Routledge

  2. Christian and Critical English Language Educators in Dialogue

    Pedagogical and Ethical Dilemmas

    Edited by Mary Shepard Wong, Suresh Canagarajah

    The legacy of English teaching and Christian missionaries is a flashpoint within the field of English language teaching. This critical examination of the place of Christianity in the field is unique in presenting the voices of TESOL professionals from a wide range of religious and spiritual...

    Published June 10th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Meeting the Child in Steiner Kindergartens

    An Exploration of Beliefs, Values and Practices

    Edited by Rod Parker-Rees

    What can early years practitioners learn from Steiner kindergartens? What is distinctive about Steiner kindergarten teachers’ ways of getting to know children? As demands for accountability in Early Years settings continue to grow, external pressure to assess children and to measure their progress...

    Published April 19th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Engendering Curriculum History

    By Petra Hendry

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    How can curriculum history be re-envisioned from a feminist, poststructuralist perspective? Engendering Curriculum History disrupts dominant notions of history as linear, as inevitable progress, and as embedded in the individual. This conversation requires a history that seeks re-memberance not...

    Published March 29th 2011 by Routledge

  5. Geometry as Objective Science in Elementary School Classrooms

    Mathematics in the Flesh

    By Wolff-Michael Roth

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This study examines the origins of geometry in and out of the intuitively given everyday lifeworlds of children in a second-grade mathematics class. These lifeworlds, though pre-geometric, are not without model objects that denote and come to anchor geometric idealities that they...

    Published March 28th 2011 by Routledge

  6. Education Reconfigured

    Culture, Encounter, and Change

    By Jane Roland Martin

    As philosophers throughout the ages have asked: What is justice? What is truth? What is art? What is law? In Education Reconfigured, the internationally acclaimed philosopher of education, Jane Roland Martin, now asks: What is education? In answer, she puts forward a unified theory that casts...

    Published March 14th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Exploring Well-Being in Schools

    A Guide to Making Children's Lives more Fulfilling

    By John Peter White

    Can we teach others how to lead a fulfilling life? The notion of personal well-being has recently shot up the political and educational agendas, placing the child's well-being at the heart of the school’s task. With his renowned talent for distilling the most complex of philosophical arguments...

    Published March 11th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Moral Education in sub-Saharan Africa

    Culture, Economics, Conflict and AIDS

    Edited by Sharlene Swartz, Monica Taylor

    The term ‘moral’ has had a chequered history in sub-Saharan Africa, mainly due to the legacy of colonialism and Apartheid (in South Africa). In contrast to moral education as a vehicle of cultural imperialism and social control, this volume shows moral education to be concerned with both private...

    Published February 23rd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Chicano School Failure and Success

    Past, Present, and Future, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Richard R. Valencia

    The third edition of the best selling collection, Chicano School Failure and Success presents a complete and comprehensive review of the multiple and complex issues affecting Chicano students today. Richly informative and accessibly written, this edition includes completely revised and updated...

    Published December 16th 2010 by Routledge

  10. Sourcebook of Experiential Education

    Key Thinkers and Their Contributions

    Edited by Thomas E. Smith, Clifford E. Knapp

    Experiential education is a philosophy and methodology for building knowledge, developing skills, and clarifying values by engaging learners in direct experience and focused reflection. To understand experiential education, what should one be reading? This sourcebook introduces philosophers,...

    Published December 7th 2010 by Routledge