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  1. Exploring Education

    An Introduction to the Foundations of Education, 4th Edition

    By Alan R. Sadovnik, Peter W. Cookson, Jr., Susan F. Semel

    This much-anticipated fourth edition of Exploring Education offers an alternative to traditional foundations texts by combining a point-of-view analysis with primary source readings. Pre- and in-service teachers will find a solid introduction to the foundations disciplines -- history, philosophy,...

    Published January 7th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Teaching with the Screen

    Pedagogy, Agency, and Media Culture

    By Dan Leopard

    Teaching with the Screen explores the forms that pedagogy takes as teachers and students engage with the screens of popular culture. By necessity, these forms of instruction challenge traditional notions of what constitutes education. Spotlighting the visual, spatial, and relational aspects of...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  3. Moving Teacher Education into Urban Schools and Communities

    Prioritizing Community Strengths

    Edited by Jana Noel

    Winner of the 2013 American Educational Studies Association's Critics Choice Award! When teacher education is located on a university campus, set apart from urban schools and communities, it is easy to overlook the realities and challenges communities face as they struggle toward social, economic,...

    Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge

  4. The International Handbook of Collaborative Learning

    Edited by Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, Clark A. Chinn, Carol Chan, Angela M. O'Donnell

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    Collaborative learning has become an increasingly important part of education, but the research supporting it is distributed across a wide variety of fields including social, cognitive, developmental, and educational psychology, instructional design, the learning sciences, educational technology,...

    Published February 4th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Language, Culture, and Identity among Minority Students in China

    The Case of the Hui

    By Yuxiang Wang

    Series: Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

    This book explores Hui (one of the Muslim minority groups in China) students’ lived experiences in an elementary school in central P. R. China from the perspectives of philosophical foundations of education and the sociology of education, the impact of their experiences on their identity...

    Published February 19th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Engaging Diverse College Alumni

    The Essential Guide to Fundraising

    By Marybeth Gasman, Nelson Bowman III

    Winner of the 2014 CASE Warwick Award for Outstanding Research on Alumni Relations and Institutional Advancement Changing demographics are having a substantial impact on college and university student populations. In order to continue garnering funds and supporting their higher education...

    Published February 6th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Ethical Educational Leadership in Turbulent Times

    (Re) Solving Moral Dilemmas, 2nd Edition

    By Joan Poliner Shapiro, Steven Jay Gross

    Educational leaders not only face moral and ethical decisions regarding their classrooms, schools, districts, and education institutions, but they also must consider the complexities and threats that impact their communities. In this unstable era of war, terrorism, natural disasters, accountability...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Improving Computer Science Education

    By Djordje M. Kadijevich, Charoula Angeli, Carsten Schulte

    Improving Computer Science Education examines suitable theoretical frameworks for conceptualizing teaching and learning computer science. This highly useful book provides numerous examples of practical, "real world" applications of major computer science information topics, such as: • ...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Critical ELT in Action

    Foundations, Promises, Praxis

    By Graham V. Crookes

    Uniquely bridging theory and practice, this text introduces and overviews the various domains associated with the term critical pedagogy in the field of TESOL/ELT. Critical pedagogy addresses concepts, values, curriculum, instructional and associated practices involved in language teaching for...

    Published March 8th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Problem Solving & Comprehension

    7th Edition

    By Arthur Whimbey, Jack Lochhead, Ronald Narode

    This popular book shows students how to increase their power to analyze problems and comprehend what they read using the Think Aloud Pair Problem Solving [TAPPS] method. First it outlines and illustrates the method that good problem solvers use in attacking complex ideas. Then it provides practice...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  11. Behavior Analysis for Effective Teaching

    2nd Edition

    By Julie S. Vargas

    This book shows teachers and other human service professionals working in school settings how to employ non-aversive, behavior analysis principles in classrooms and other school settings. Marked by its clear writing and multitude of real-classroom examples, this book is appropriate for...

    Published February 14th 2013 by Routledge

  12. Applied Quantitative Analysis in Education and the Social Sciences

    Edited by Yaacov Petscher, Christopher Schatschneider, Donald L. Compton

    To say that complex data analyses are ubiquitous in the education and social sciences might be an understatement. Funding agencies and peer-review journals alike require that researchers use the most appropriate models and methods for explaining phenomena. Univariate and multivariate data...

    Published March 4th 2013 by Routledge

  13. Higher Education in Liquid Modernity

    By Marvin Oxenham

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Based in sociologist Zygmunt Bauman’s theory of liquid modernity, this volume describes and critiques key aspects and practices of liquid education--education as market-driven consumption, short life span of useful knowledge, overabundance of information--through a systematic comparison...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  14. Teaching Secondary Mathematics

    4th Edition

    By David Rock, Douglas K. Brumbaugh

    Solidly grounded in up-to-date research, theory and technology, Teaching Secondary Mathematics is a practical, student-friendly, and popular text for secondary mathematics methods courses. It provides clear and useful approaches for mathematics teachers, and shows how concepts typically found in a...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  15. Cyber Security for Educational Leaders

    A Guide to Understanding and Implementing Technology Policies

    By Richard Phillips, Rayton R. Sianjina

    As leaders are increasingly implementing technologies into their districts and schools, they need to understand the implications and risks of doing so. Cyber Security for Educational Leaders is a much-needed text on developing, integrating, and understanding technology policies that govern schools...

    Published February 18th 2013 by Routledge

  16. Crisis Counseling, Intervention and Prevention in the Schools

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Sandoval

    Series: Consultation and Intervention Series in School Psychology

    Since the first edition was published in 1988, the role of crisis intervention and prevention has become central to mental health professionals working in the schools. Disasters such as hurricane Katrina, terrorist attacks both in this country and around the world, and various school shootings have...

    Published February 25th 2013 by Routledge

  17. Negotiating Critical Literacies with Teachers

    Theoretical Foundations and Pedagogical Resources for Pre-Service and In-Service Contexts

    By Vivian Maria Vasquez, Stacie L. Tate, Jerome C. Harste

    How can teacher educators engage pre-service and in-service teachers in learning about and framing their teaching from a critical literacy perspective? What does this mean? Why is it important? To address these questions, this book offers a theoretical framework and detailed examples, pedagogical...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  18. Care in Education

    Teaching with Understanding and Compassion

    By Sandra Wilde

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This philosophical commentary explores the meaning and significance of care in education, demonstrating how teaching with care enriches the art and soul of pedagogy. Wilde draws upon Western and Eastern philosophies that envision an integrated image of care to illuminate the value of...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge

  19. Education for Civic and Political Participation

    A Critical Approach

    Edited by Reinhold Hedtke, Tatiana Zimenkova

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Participation as an element of active citizenship in democracies is a key project of international and national educational policy. Institutionalized approaches for compulsory schools provide participatory access to all young European citizens. But does this picture depict the possibilities and...

    Published December 19th 2012 by Routledge