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Robson, Mark, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2020
"What is Literature? A Critical Anthology" explores the most fundamental question in literary studies. 'What is literature?' is the name of a problem that emerges with the idea of literature in European modernity. This volume offers a cross-section of modern literary theory and reflects on the history of thinking about literature as a…
Descriptors: Literature, Literary Criticism, Aesthetic Education, Poetry
McConnell, Christy; Conrad, Bradley; Uhrmacher, P. Bruce – Teachers College Press, 2020
When teachers and students are both engaged in the educational enterprise, every day has the potential to be transformative. "Lesson Planning with Purpose" takes readers on a journey through many pathways to engaging and meaningful educational experiences. The text first discusses "perceptive teaching:" the belief that teachers…
Descriptors: Lesson Plans, Planning, Teacher Characteristics, Classroom Environment
Hanes, Jay Michael, Ed.; Weisman, Eleanor, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2020
Grounded in philosophy from John Dewey and Maxine Greene, this book sheds light on difficulties and practicalities of examining culture and politics within the realm of interdisciplinary education. Providing both theoretical and concrete examples of the importance of a contemporary arts education, this book offers imaginative ways the arts and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Politics of Education, Democracy, Interdisciplinary Approach
Apugo, Danielle, Ed.; Mawhinney, Lynnette, Ed.; Mbilishaka, Afiya, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2020
"Strong Black Girls" lays bare the harm Black women and girls are expected to overcome in order to receive an education in America. This edited volume amplifies the routinely muffled voices and experiences of Black women and girls in schools through storytelling, essays, letters, and poetry. The authors make clear that the strength of…
Descriptors: African Americans, Females, African American Students, Womens Education
Whitelaw, Jessica – Routledge Research in Education, 2019
This book highlights the unique and co-generative intersections of the arts and literacy that promote critical and socially engaged teaching and learning. Based on a year-long ethnography with two literacy teachers and their students in an arts-based public high school, this volume makes an argument for arts-based education as the cultivation of a…
Descriptors: Art Education, Literacy Education, Ethnography, Public Schools
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Pracana, Clara, Ed.; Wang, Michael, Ed. – Online Submission, 2018
This book contains a compilation of papers presented at the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2018, organized by the World Institute for Advanced Research and Science (W.I.A.R.S.). Modern psychology offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology
Blumenfeld-Jones, Donald S., ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2016
This book is for anyone interested in how to build a teacher education program utilizing the arts as one central modality for teaching and learning or for those interested in building some of their program along these lines. Throughout the book you will find reference to the intersection of ethics, aesthetics, and teaching. We provide an…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Creativity, Aesthetics, Ethics
Sullivan, Margaret – American Association of School Librarians, 2013
"Library Spaces for 21st-Century Learners: A Planning Guide for Creating New School Library Concepts" focuses on planning contemporary school library spaces with user-based design strategies. The book walks school librarians and administrators through the process of gathering information from students and other stakeholders involved in…
Descriptors: School Libraries, Educational Facilities Planning, Data Collection, Needs Assessment
Miller, sj, Ed.; Burns, Leslie David, Ed.; Johnson, Tara Star, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2013
Bullying is a contemporary wildfire of a social problem that continues to burn, scar, and even kill U.S. schoolchildren on a daily basis. Not only do the targets of bullying suffer in their abilities to grow, learn and succeed; so do bystanders, and even the bullies themselves. "Generation BULLIED 2.0" details the nature of bullying as a…
Descriptors: Bullying, At Risk Students, Educational Environment, Stereotypes
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Orey, Michael, Ed.; Jones, Stephanie A., Ed.; Branch, Robert Maribe, Ed. – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2013
As digital devices play a more critical role in daily life than ever, more opportunities arise for innovative learning technologies--a trend on full display in the "Educational Media and Technology Yearbook for 2012." This latest edition, volume 37, from the Association for Education, Communication, and Technology (AECT) notes the most…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Design, Instructional Design
Fleming, Mike – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Do the arts improve academic achievement? What does it mean to "teach" art? What should the balance of classic and pop be in the music curriculum? Should we encourage young children on the stage? How do we judge whether what a child produces is good? How do we justify the arts in the curriculum? What should be the balance between form and content…
Descriptors: Art Education, Aesthetics, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Theories
Korn-Bursztyn, Carol, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2012
Young Children and the Arts: Nurturing Imagination and Creativity examines the place of the arts in the experiences of young and very young children at home and in out-of-home settings at school and in the community. There is great need for development of resources in the arts specifically designed to introduce babies and toddlers to participatory…
Descriptors: Imagination, Visual Arts, Theater Arts, Music
Gaut, Berys; Gaut, Morag – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Co-written by a professor of philosophy and a practising primary school teacher, "Philosophy for Young Children" is a concise, practical guide for teachers. It contains detailed session plans for 36 philosophical enquiries--enough for a year's work--that have all been successfully tried, tested and enjoyed with young children from the age of three…
Descriptors: Young Children, Philosophy, Guides, Class Activities
Dimitriadis, Greg – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Set against the current proliferation of global "difference" and economic realignment, "Critical Dispositions" explores the notions of "evidence" and "expertise" in times of material scarcity. Both have come to the forefront of national and international debate in education as "evidence" and "evidence-based" research and pedagogical practices…
Descriptors: Expertise, Evidence, Educational Research, Educational Practices
Squire, Kurt – Teachers College Press, 2011
Can we learn socially and academically valuable concepts and skills from video games? How can we best teach the "gamer generation?" This accessible book describes how educators and curriculum designers can harness the participatory nature of digital media and play. The author presents a comprehensive model of games and learning that integrates…
Descriptors: Video Games, Educational Games, Educational Technology, Simulated Environment
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