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New and Published Books

  1. Understanding and Teaching Reading Comprehension

    A handbook

    By Jane Oakhill, Kate Cain, Carsten Elbro

    The ultimate aim of reading is not the process but to understand what we read and comprehension can take place at many different levels. There has been an increasing emphasis on the importance of reading comprehension in recent years but despite this there is very little written on this vital topic...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Dorothy Heathcote on Education and Drama

    Essential writings

    Edited by Cecily O'Neill

    Dorothy Heathcote MBE was a unique educator whose practice had a vital influence on the international development of Drama in Education. For more than half a century she inspired generations of teachers and educators all over the world by her original and authentic approach to teaching and learning...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. What Teachers Can Learn From Sports Coaches

    A Playbook of Instructional Strategies

    By Nathan Barber

    The strategies used by winning coaches on the field can bring success to classrooms, too! In What Teachers Can Learn From Sports Coaches, you’ll uncover that the athletic arena and the classroom have more in common than you think. Author Nathan Barber demonstrates how many of the principles of...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Powers of Literacy (RLE Edu I)

    A Genre Approach to Teaching Writing

    Edited by Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Literacy remains a contentious and polarized educational, media and political issue. What has emerged from the continuing debate is a recognition that literacy in education is allied closely with matters of language and culture, ideology and discourse, knowledge and power. Drawing perspectives...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Deductive Reasoning and Strategies

    Edited by Walter Schaeken, Gino De Vooght, Andr‚ Vandierendonck, G‚ry d'Ydewalle, Gery d'Ydewalle

    This book brings together both theoretical and empirical research directed toward the role of strategies in deductive reasoning. It offers the first systematic attempt to discuss the role of strategies for deductive reasoning. The empirical chapters correspond well with the main issues in the study...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Mental Logic

    Edited by Martin D.S. Braine, David P. O'Brien, Martin Braine

    Over the past decade, the question of whether there is a mental logic has become subject to considerable debate. There have been attacks by critics who believe that all reasoning uses mental models and return attacks on mental-models theory. This controversy has invaded various journals and has...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  7. The Mental Models Theory of Reasoning

    Refinements and Extensions

    Edited by Walter Schaeken, Andre Vandierendonck, Walter Schroyens, Gery d'Ydewalle, Karl C. Klauer

    The Mental Models Theory of Reasoning presents theoretical and empirical research on an area of growing interest, the status of mental models in deductive reasoning. As research in the framework of the mental models theory flourishes, this book answers a need to assess the contribution of the...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Handbook of Contemporary Learning Theories

    Edited by Robert R. Mowrer, Stephen B. Klein

    Mowrer and Klein have long been making contributions to the field of contemporary learning theories. Their first two-volume set included chapters authored by many of the leading researchers in the field of animal learning and focused primarily on Pavlovian theory and instrumental conditioning....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  9. Learning to Teach Small Classes

    Lessons from East Asia

    By Maurice Galton, Kwok Chan Lai, Kam Wing Chan

    The justification for smaller classes has traditionally been that students can receive more individual attention and be provided with a curriculum that promotes student centred learning. However, in Asia where student engagement is generally over 90% in primary school classrooms, the focus of...

    Published August 13th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies

    Genre-based Pedagogy for K-5 Classrooms

    By María Estela Brisk

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas....

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge