Credo Reference helps you start your research in education with overviews of contemporary and historical thought and practice, as well as reference resources on special education, early childhood education, and adult learning.
Welcome to the education field If you are interested in a career in education, you've come to the right book. This book, which includes interviews with professionals in the field, covers three main areas of Education that have proven to be stable, lucrative, and growing professions. -Early Childhood Education -Primary Education -Secondary Education
The Cambridge Handbook of the Learning Sciences shows how educators can use the learning sciences to design more effective learning environments - including school classrooms and also informal settings such as science centers or after-school clubs, on-line distance learning, and computer-based tutoring software.
this book offers exciting new research about the mind and the brain that provides answers to how people learn and implications for what we teach, how we teach it, and how we assess what our children learn.
Harry Morgan lays the foundations of what early childhood education is by integrating the history of the field with the philosophy and theories behind this discipline. Early Childhood Education examines the education of this age group from its historical beginnings to the theories used then and today. This edition has been updated to include recent research and how current practices and culture affect the field today. Also included in this second edition is a new chapter about critical race theory and its implications on early childhood education.
In this book McCulloch contextualizes the struggle for educational history, explaining and making suggestions for the future. Throughout this book the origins of unresolved debates and tensions about the nature of the field of history of education are discussed and key examples are analysed to present a new view of future development.
Inspired by papers developed for the 6th International Conference on Imagination and Education (2008): this book connects a cross-section of educators, researchers and administrators in a dialogue and exploration of imaginative and creative ways of teaching, learning and conducting educational inquiry.
This encyclopaedia is a dynamic reference and study place for students, teachers, researchers and professionals in the field of education, philosophy and social sciences, offering both short and long entries on topics of theoretical and practical interest in educational theory and philosophy by authoritative world scholars representing the full ambit of education as a rapidly expanding global field of knowledge and expertise.
This book examines the way in which the "practice turn" in education and pedagogy offers unique perspectives on the nature of educational work. Through a plurality of "practice theories" deeper understandings emerge about a range of education and concepts, providing useful tools for advancing and developing practice theory in education and pedagogy.