Educational Foundations

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Pedagogy and Learning

  1. Doing History

    Investigating with Children in Elementary and Middle Schools, 5th Edition

    By Linda S. Levstik, Keith C. Barton

    Now in its fifth edition, Doing History offers a unique perspective on teaching and learning history in the elementary and middle grades. Through case studies of teachers and students in diverse classrooms and from diverse backgrounds, it shows children engaging in authentic historical...

    To Be Published January 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Doing Youth Participatory Action Research

    A Methodological Handbook for Researchers, Educators, and Youth

    By Antero Garcia, Nicole Mirra, Ernest Morrell

    Series: Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

    Doing Youth Participatory Action Research is a synthesis of theory, research, and practice that situates YPAR within the deeper context of public education itself. With its multiplicity of voices but clear focus on the theory and process of YPAR, it makes an important contribution by breaking down...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Educating for Sustainability

    Principles and Practices for Teachers

    By Victor Nolet

    Education for Sustainability offers practical strategies for integrating education for sustainability into existing schoolwide systems and programs. The text presents the fundamental principles associated with sustainability and analyzes current learning theory and research in this context. It then...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by Routledge

  4. Global Learning and Education

    Key concepts and effective practice

    By Andrew Peterson, Paul Warwick

    What is globalisation? How are its effects felt by different people across the world? How can we help young people flourish in a world characterised by globalisation? Conflict, poverty, breaches of human rights, and environmental sustainability are everyday issues for global citizens today, old...

    Published November 11th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Language and Superdiversity

    Edited by Jan Blommaert, Ben Rampton, Karel Arnaut, Massimiliano Spotti

    A first synthesis of work done in sociolinguistic superdiversity, this volume offers a substantial introduction to the field and the issues, state-of-the-art research, and commentary. The focus is to show how complexity rather than plurality can serve as a lens through which an equally vast range...

    To Be Published June 14th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Learning to Be Teacher Leaders

    A Framework for Assessment, Planning, and Instruction

    By Amy D. Broemmel, Jennifer Jordan, Beau Michael Whitsett

    Learning to Be Teacher Leaders examines three integrated components of strong pedagogy—assessment, planning, and instruction—within a framework emphasizing the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that can empower teachers to become teacher leaders within their schools. Combining the what, why, and...

    To Be Published July 1st 2015 by Routledge

  7. 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...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Place-based Curriculum Design

    Exceeding Standards through Local Investigations

    By Amy B. Demarest

    Place-based Curriculum Design provides pre-service and practicing teachers both the rationale and tools to create and integrate meaningful, place-based learning experiences for students. Practical, classroom-based curricular examples illustrate how teachers can engage the local and still be...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Principles for Effective Pedagogy

    International Responses to Evidence from the UK Teaching & Learning Research Programme

    Edited by Mary James, Andrew Pollard

    The UK Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) worked for ten years to improve outcomes for learners in schools and other sectors through high quality research. One outcome of individual projects and across-Programme thematic work was the development of ten ‘evidence-informed’ principles...

    Published September 7th 2014 by Routledge

  10. 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 9th 2014 by Routledge

  11. Reading at a Crossroads?

    Disjunctures and Continuities in Conceptions and Practices of Reading in the 21st Century

    Edited by Rand J. Spiro, Michael DeSchryver, Michelle Schira Hagerman, Paul Morsink, Penny Thompson

    The Internet is transforming the experience of reading and learning-through-reading. Is this transformation effecting a radical change in reading processes as readers synthesize understandings from fragments across multiple texts? Or, conversely, is the Internet merely a new place to use the same...

    To Be Published March 6th 2015 by Routledge

  12. Religion in the Classroom

    Dilemmas for Democratic Education

    By Jennifer Hauver James, Simone Schweber, Robert Kunzman, Keith C. Barton, Kimberly Logan

    Dilemmas surrounding the role for religious beliefs and experiences permeate the school lives of teachers and teacher educators. Inspired by the need for teachers and students to more fully understand such dilemmas, this book examines the relationship between religion and teaching/learning in a...

    Published December 11th 2014 by Routledge

  13. Rethinking Field Experiences in Preservice Teacher Preparation

    Meeting New Challenges for Accountability

    Edited by Etta R. Hollins

    The focus of this book is the centrality of clinical experiences in preparing teachers to work with students from diverse cultural, economic, and experiential backgrounds. Organized around three themes—learning teaching through the approximation and representation of practice, learning teaching...

    To Be Published April 2nd 2015 by Routledge

  14. Sociology and Education

    By Richard Waller, Chrissy Rogers

    Series: Foundations of Education Studies

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  15. Teaching for EcoJustice

    Curriculum and Lessons for Secondary and College Classrooms

    By Rita Turner

    Teaching for EcoJustice is a unique resource for exploring the social roots of environmental problems in humanities-based educational settings and a curriculum guidebook to classroom applications for putting EcoJustice Education into practice. It provides model curriculum materials that apply the...

    To Be Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  16. Teaching for Learning

    101 intentionally-designed educational activities to put students on the path to success

    By Claire Howell Major, Todd Zakrajsek

    Few institutions adequately prepare doctoral students for teaching. Instead, future faculty are prepared for research, and most professors will have had no formal preparation or professional development for teaching. Those who do have familiarity with different methodologies frequently have...

    To Be Published January 31st 2015 by Routledge

  17. The Achievement Gap in Reading

    Complex Causes, Persistent Issues, Possible Solutions

    Edited by Rosalind Horowitz, S. Jay Samuels

    Educators today are trying to help all children become proficient in reading in order to close academic achievement gaps. In this volume prominent scholars, experts in their respective fields and highly skilled in the research they conduct, address educational and reading research with exceptional...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  18. Towards a Convergence Between Science and Environmental Education

    The Selected Works of Justin Dillon

    By Justin Dillon

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Justin Dillon is internationally recognized for his research on environmental education, science engagement, learning outside the classroom, and teacher identity and development. In this volume, Dillon brings together a thoughtfully crafted selection of 24 of his writings—key aspects of his life...

    To Be Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  19. Learning Online

    What Research Tells Us About Whether, When and How

    By Barbara Means, Marianne Bakia, Robert Murphy

    At a time when more and more of what people learn both in formal courses and in everyday life is mediated by technology, Learning Online provides a much-needed guide to different forms and applications of online learning. This book describes how online learning is being used in both K-12 and higher...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  20. EcoJustice Education

    Toward Diverse, Democratic, and Sustainable Communities, 2nd Edition

    By Rebecca A. Martusewicz, Jeff Edmundson, John Lupinacci

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    EcoJustice Education offers a powerful model for cultural ecological analysis and a pedagogy of responsibility, providing teachers and teacher educators with the information and classroom practices they need to help develop citizens who are prepared to support and achieve diverse, democratic, and...

    Published September 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  21. Teaching, Learning, and Schooling in Film

    Reel Education

    Edited by Daniel P. Liston, Ian Renga

    Films about education provide many of the most popular interpretations of what teaching and learning mean in schools. An analysis of this medium reveals much about the historical, cultural, political, and philosophical dimensions of education. Timely and engaging, this book fills a gap for...

    Published October 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  22. Educating African American Students

    And How Are The Children?

    By Gloria S. Boutte

    Focused on preparing educators to teach African American students, this straightforward and teacher-friendly text features a careful balance of published scholarship, a framework for culturally relevant and critical pedagogy, research-based case studies of model teachers, and tested culturally...

    To Be Published August 1st 2015 by Routledge

  23. Understanding the School Curriculum

    Theory, politics and principles

    By Alex Moore

    At a time of rapid social change and numerous policy initiatives, there is a need to question the nature and function of school curricula and the purposes of formal public education. Comparing curriculum developments around the globe, Understanding the School Curriculum draws on a range of...

    Published August 6th 2014 by Routledge

  24. Professionalism in Early Childhood Education and Care

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Carmen Dalli, Mathias Urban

    The professionalism of the early childhood sector has gained prominence on the policy agendas of many countries. National pedagogical frameworks or curricula and an upsurge of pathways to gaining or upgrading qualifications has led to a pervasive terminology of professionalism. Yet, despite the...

    Published January 1st 2012 by Routledge

  25. Rethinking Secondary Education

    A Human-Centred Approach

    By Scherto Gill, Garrett Thomson

    'This is a timely, accessible and engaging book of considerable intellectual stature, bold imagination and practical wisdom. Not only does it develop penetrating, elegant analyses of what is wrong with current state controlled and alternative approaches to contemporary education, it also offers...

    Published June 6th 2012 by Routledge

  26. Meaning-Centered Education

    International Perspectives and Explorations in Higher Education

    Edited by Olga Kovbasyuk, Patrick Blessinger

    In a time of globally changing environments and economic challenges, many institutions of higher education are attempting to reform by promoting standardization approaches. Meaning-Centered Education explores the counter-tide for an alternative vision of education, where students and instructors...

    Published April 7th 2013 by Routledge

  27. The Math Teachers Know

    Profound Understanding of Emergent Mathematics

    By Brent Davis, Moshe Renert

    What sorts of mathematics competencies must teachers have in order to teach the discipline well? This book offers a novel take on the question. Most research is focused on explicit knowledge–that is, on the sorts of insights that might be specified, catalogued, taught, and tested. In contrast, this...

    Published May 13th 2013 by Routledge

  28. Reflective Teaching

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Kenneth M. Zeichner, Daniel P. Liston

    Series: Reflective Teaching and the Social Conditions of Schooling Series

    This popular text provides a clear, succinct explanation of how reflection is integral to teachers’ understandings of themselves, their practice, and their context, and elaborates how various conceptions of reflective teaching differ from one another. The emphasis on the importance of both self and...

    Published August 2nd 2013 by Routledge

  29. Teaching and Learning from Within

    A Core Reflection Approach to Quality and Inspiration in Education

    Edited by Fred A. J. Korthagen, Younghee M. Kim, William L. Greene

    Teaching and Learning from Within brings together theory, research, and practice on core reflection, an approach that focuses on people’s strengths as the springboard for personal growth and serves every human being involved in education–including students, teachers, school principals, and...

    Published November 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  30. Liquid Learning and Educational Work

    Boundary politics in global transitions

    By Terri Seddon

    Over the last 30 years the effects of economic globalisation have transformed education and its relationship to work and everyday working lives. Market reform and the appropriation of ‘learning’ to fuel the knowledge economy produced a lifelong learning educational order, complemented by social...

    To Be Published July 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  31. International Handbook of Research on Environmental Education

    Edited by Robert B. Stevenson, Michael Brody, Justin Dillon, Arjen E.J. Wals

    The environment and contested notions of sustainability are increasingly topics of public interest, political debate, and legislation across the world. Environmental education journals now publish research from a wide variety of methodological traditions that show linkages between the environment,...

    Published December 17th 2012 by Routledge

  32. Workplace Learning in Physical Education

    Emerging Teachers’ Stories from the Staffroom and Beyond

    By Tony Rossi, lisa hunter, Erin Christensen, Doune Macdonald

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Pre-service and beginning teachers have to negotiate an unfamiliar and often challenging working environment, in both teaching spaces and staff spaces. Workplace Learning in Physical Education explores the workplace of teaching as a site of professional learning. Using stories and narratives from...

    Published December 10th 2014 by Routledge

  33. Assessment in Physical Education

    A Sociocultural Perspective

    By Peter Hay, Dawn Penney

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Assessment has widely been acknowledged as a central element of institutional education, shaping curriculum and pedagogy in powerful ways and representing a critical reference point in political, professional and public debates about educational achievement and policy directions. Within physical...

    Published August 30th 2012 by Routledge

  34. Changing Spaces of Education

    New Perspectives on the Nature of Learning

    Edited by Rachel Brooks, Alison Fuller, Johanna Waters

    In today’s modern climate, education and learning take place in multiple and diverse spaces. Increasingly, these spaces are both physical and virtual in nature. Access to and use of information and communication technologies, and the emergence of knowledge-based economies necessitate an...

    Published May 10th 2012 by Routledge

  35. Communication and Engagement with Science and Technology

    Issues and Dilemmas A Reader in Science Communication

    Edited by John K. Gilbert, Susan M. Stocklmayer

    Science communication seeks to engage individuals and groups with evidence-based information about the nature, outcomes, and social consequences of science and technology. This text provides an overview of this burgeoning field - the issues with which it deals, important influences that affect it,...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  36. Dialogic: Education for the Internet Age

    By Rupert Wegerif

    Dialogic: Education for the Internet Age argues that despite rapid advances in communications technology, most teaching still relies on traditional approaches to education, built upon the logic of print, and dependent on the notion that there is a single true representation of reality. In practice,...

    Published December 5th 2012 by Routledge

  37. Geography and Social Justice in the Classroom

    Edited by Todd W. Kenreich

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The rise of critical discourses in the discipline of geography has opened up new avenues for social justice. Geography and Social Justice in the Classroom brings together contemporary research in geography and fresh thinking about geography’s place in the social studies curriculum. The book’s main...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  38. Integrating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

    Issues, Reflections, and Ways Forward

    Edited by Léonie Rennie, Grady Venville, John Wallace

    Series: Teaching and Learning in Science Series

    How can curriculum integration of school science with the related disciplines of technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) enhance students’ skills and their ability to link what they learn in school with the world outside the classroom? Featuring actual case studies of teachers’ attempts to...

    Published May 11th 2012 by Routledge

  39. Teaching as a Design Science

    Building Pedagogical Patterns for Learning and Technology

    By Diana Laurillard

    Teaching is changing. It is no longer simply about passing on knowledge to the next generation. Teachers in the twenty-first century, in all educational sectors, have to cope with an ever-changing cultural and technological environment. Teaching is now a design science. Like other design...

    Published March 15th 2012 by Routledge

  40. Teaching and Learning

    Pedagogy, Curriculum and Culture, 2nd Edition

    By Alex Moore

    Teaching and Learning: Pedagogy, Curriculum and Culture is designed to share important theory with readers in an accessible but sophisticated way. It offers an overview of the key issues and dominant theories of teaching and learning as they impact upon the practice of education professionals in...

    Published March 16th 2012 by Routledge

  41. Understanding Pedagogy

    Developing a critical approach to teaching and learning

    By Michael Waring, Carol Evans

    What is meant by pedagogy? How does our conception of pedagogy inform good teaching and learning? Pedagogy is a complex concept of which student and practising teachers need to have an understanding, yet there remain many ambiguities about what the term means, and how it informs learning in the...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge