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  1. Freedom and Choice in Education (RLE Edu K)

    By James Breese

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Much of the material included here owes it inspiration to discussions held with groups of student teachers in the early 1970s. The book is written for such students and discusses issues such as the acquisition of knowledge, the value of examinations, dependency and religion in education. The book...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Can We Teach Children to be Good? (RLE Edu K)

    By Roger Straughan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The apparently straightforward question 'Can we teach children to be good?' cannot be properly understood without a great deal of careful thinking about the philosophical issues involved. Teachers and parents often assume that what the question means and how it should be answered are self-evidently...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Democracy, Schooling and Political Education (RLE Edu K)

    By Colin Wringe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The relationship between educational practice and the social principles of democracy forms an important strand in the history of educational thought, and is central to the debate on many contemporary issues in the educational field. In this concise, introductory book, Colin Wringe examines the...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Classroom Control (RLE Edu L)

    By Martyn Denscombe

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Survival as a school teacher depends on an ability to achieve classroom control. In the years since this book was first published little has changed in this respect. Classroom control continues to lie at the heart of competent teaching. Teachers know it, pupils know it. They know it implicitly...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Achieving Literacy (RLE Edu I)

    Longitudinal Studies of Adolescents Learning to Read

    By Margaret Meek

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    How children learn to read well and what kind of teaching helps them is a scarcely penetrated mystery. This book is a fascinating and informative research report by a group of teachers who set out to teach children who have failed to acquire a useful degree of literacy; in it they discuss their...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. A Modern Philosophy of Education (RLE Edu K)

    By Godfrey Thomson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    ‘Philosophy’ in the context of this book means that the author is looking at education as a whole, without restrictions or simplifications; looking at ends and purposes, not merely at methods and means. He discusses early years education, the sociology and psychology of education as well as...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Questions in Aesthetic Education (RLE Edu K)

    By H B Redfern

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The Question of what ‘aesthetic education’ is, or might be, is often a source of incomprehension. This book opens up discussion of a complex, difficult, but highly important topic, and offers an introductory survey of the whole area. In examining the relationship of the concept of the aesthetic to...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Durkheim and Modern Education

    Edited by W.S.F. Pickering, Geoffrey Walford

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    This volume explores Durkheim's place in modern educational thought at three different levels: * Durkheim's ideas on education are analyzed and placed in the context of modern society * current educational issues are explored using a Durkheimian framework * Durkheim's thought is related to that of...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Educational Theory (RLE Edu K)

    An Introduction

    By Terence W Moore

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book comes strongly to the defence of educational theory and shows that it has a structure and integrity of its own. The author argues that the validity of educational theory may best be judged in terms of the various assumptions made in it. His argument is illustrated by a review and critique...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Arts in Education

    Some Research Studies

    Edited by Les Tickle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The arts in education are currently the subject of considerable controversy. Some people argue that fostering creativity in schools is important; that the arts can provide a substantial contribution to the development of the capacity for creative thought and action; and that therefore the arts...

    Published February 27th 2014 by Routledge