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New and Published Books

  1. Understanding School Transition

    What happens to children and how to help them

    By Jennifer Symonds

    School transition is a life changing event for children - they are rarely faced with such a powerful set of personal and social changes. These underpin the immediate and longer term wellbeing of children, peer groups, teachers and schools. Understanding School Transition provides a most...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Quality Teaching and the Capability Approach

    Evaluating the work and governance of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Alison Buckler

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book provides an analytical exploration of the condition of teachers working in expanding school systems across the world, with a particular focus on the lives of women teachers in rural Sub-Saharan Africa. Drawing from award-winning research, it looks beyond the official portrayals of...

    Published May 14th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Learning Conversations in Museums

    Edited by Gaea Leinhardt, Kevin Crowley

    What do people learn from visiting museums and how do they learn it? The editors approach this question by focusing on conversations as both the process and the outcome of museum learning. People do not come to museums to talk, but they often do talk. This talk can drift from discussions of...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Montessori for the New Millennium

    Practical Guidance on the Teaching and Education of Children of All Ages, Based on A Rediscovery of the True Principles and Vision of Maria Montessori

    By Roland A. Lubie Wentworth, Felix Wentworth

    Although Montessori's name is almost universally known in education circles today, and there are countless nursery schools throughout the world using the "Montessori Method," the real core of her thinking has remained largely misunderstood. Most people regard the method as a system for the...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Psychological Perspectives on Early Childhood Education

    Reframing Dilemmas in Research and Practice

    Edited by Susan L. Golbeck

    The field of early childhood education and the science of psychology have a long and closely intertwined history. The study of young children's learning within school contexts provides a test of developmental theory while at the same time identifies the limits of psychology for informing practice....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Education As the Cultivation of Intelligence

    By Michael E. Martinez

    Martinez defines intelligence from a cognitive perspective as a repertoire of those skills, strategies, and knowledge structures that are most instrumental in human effectiveness. He posits that in today's complex, fast-paced, technologically dense, and information-rich society, intelligence is the...

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Our Evolving Curriculum

    Part I: A Special Issue of Peabody Journal of Education

    Edited by Allan C. Ornstein, Linda S. Behar

    First Published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Teaching Art to Young Children

    3rd Edition

    By Rob Barnes

    How can teachers develop best practice in art teaching? This fully updated third edition of Rob Barnes’ classic text blends practical ideas with sound principles of art education. Teachers and student teachers will find a range of ideas and tried and tested classroom examples; whilst for those...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Social Studies Today

    Research and Practice, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Walter C. Parker

    Social Studies Today will help educators—teachers, curriculum specialists, and researchers—think deeply about contemporary social studies education. More than simply learning about key topics, this collection invites readers to think through some of the most relevant, dynamic, and challenging...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Engaging Minds

    Cultures of Education and Practices of Teaching, 3rd Edition

    By Brent Davis, Dennis Sumara, Rebecca Luce-Kapler

    Engaging Minds: Cultures of Education and Practices of Teaching explores the diverse beliefs and practices that define the current landscape of formal education. The 3rd edition of this introduction to interdisciplinary studies of teaching and learning to teach is restructured around four prominent...

    Published May 5th 2015 by Routledge