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Plato and Education (RLE Edu K)

Plato and Education (RLE Edu K)

1st Edition

Robin Barrow
February 27, 2014

This introduction to Plato’s philosophical and educational thought examines Plato’s views and relates them to issues and questions that occupy philosophers of education. Robin Barrow stresses the relevance of Plato today, while introducing the student both to Plato’s philosophy and to contemporary...

Critical Events in Teaching & Learning

Critical Events in Teaching & Learning

1st Edition

Peter Woods
February 27, 2014

This volume describes and analyses exceptional educational events – periods of particularly effective teaching representing ultimates in teacher and pupil educational experience. The events themselves are reconstructed in the book through teacher and pupil voices and through documentation. A model...

Teacher Education in Plural Societies (RLE Edu N): An International Review

Teacher Education in Plural Societies (RLE Edu N): An International Review

1st Edition

Maurice Craft
February 27, 2014

The educational implications of cultural pluralism attracted a good deal of attention in Western societies in the 1970s and 1980s, on the grounds of equality and human rights, maximising national talent, and maintaining social cohesion. Maurice Craft and the international contributors to this book...

Teachers, Ideology and Control (RLE Edu N)

Teachers, Ideology and Control (RLE Edu N)

1st Edition

Gerald Grace
February 27, 2014

Teachers of the urban working class, especially in inner city areas, have always been regarded as strategic agents in processes of social and cultural formation. In the Victorian era, seen as ‘The Teachers of the People’, ‘Pioneers of Civilization’ and ‘Preachers of Culture’, their role in gentling...

Problems in Primary Education (RLE Edu K)

Problems in Primary Education (RLE Edu K)

1st Edition

R F Dearden
February 27, 2014

The first part of the book discusses aims, who should determine them and how they might be determined. The second part discusses some more specific topics of learning and teaching, such as learning how to learn, the integrated day and the use of competition. The author distinguishes three broad...

Race Relations and Cultural Differences: Educational and Interpersonal Perspectives

Race Relations and Cultural Differences: Educational and Interpersonal Perspectives

1st Edition

Gajendra Verma, Christopher Bagley
February 27, 2014

A collection of key papers given at three international conferences in Britain, the United States and Canada on race relations and multiculturalism are drawn together in this book. The first section includes three papers on the state of theory in race relations; the second contains papers on...

Language & Teaching: A Psychological View

Language & Teaching: A Psychological View

1st Edition

Peter Herriot
February 27, 2014

Language is the basic means of communication in the classroom. It is therefore vital that teachers should know something about its acquisition, development, possible defects and the ways in which they may understand and develop its communicative powers. Peter Herriot describes the relationship with...

Research on Teacher Thinking (RLE Edu N): Understanding Professional Development

Research on Teacher Thinking (RLE Edu N): Understanding Professional Development

1st Edition

James Calderhead, Pam Denicolo, Christopher Day
February 27, 2014

This is a companion volume to the editors’ Insights into Teachers’ Thinking and Practice (Falmer Press, 1999) and seeks to carry the discussion on further illustrating that there is a continuing intensity of thought, activity and debate on how to conceptualise research on teacher thinking, and thus...

Living Powers(RLE Edu K): The Arts in Education

Living Powers(RLE Edu K): The Arts in Education

1st Edition

Peter Abbs
February 27, 2014

When originally published this was the first book to offer a collective history of all the arts – Art, Drama, Dance, Music, Literature and Film – in the curriculum. It also offers a coherent framework for the teaching of arts which is in line with the best current trends since the Gulbenkian Report...

The Socialization of Teachers (RLE Edu N)

The Socialization of Teachers (RLE Edu N)

1st Edition

Colin Lacey
February 27, 2014

The change from a student role to a teacher role can be one of the most abrupt and stressful transitions in working life but the process of socialization does not end when the student becomes a fully qualified teacher, as many writers, laymen and sociologists, would have us believe. Colin Lacey...

Teacher Expectations and Pupil Learning (RLE Edu N)

Teacher Expectations and Pupil Learning (RLE Edu N)

1st Edition

Roy Nash
February 27, 2014

In the field of teacher expectations and pupil learning one important psychological truth is that the pupils’ achievement in learning is strongly influenced by the teachers’ expectations of their level of performance, high or low. Roy Nash discusses critically and fully important research in this...

Children into Pupils (RLE Edu I): A Study of Language in Early Schooling

Children into Pupils (RLE Edu I): A Study of Language in Early Schooling

1st Edition

Mary Willes
February 27, 2014

This book makes work in the field of sociolinguistics easily accessible to working teachers and to teachers in training. It focuses on the crucial first weeks that children spend in school, and deals with talk as a joint production, in which teachers and pupils are engaged from the earliest stages...

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