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Wyse, Dominic – Cambridge University Press, 2018
From the invention of the alphabet to the explosion of the internet, Dominic Wyse takes us on a unique journey into the process of writing. Starting with seven extraordinary examples that serve as a backdrop to the themes explored, it pays particular attention to key developments in the history of language, including Aristotle's grammar through…
Descriptors: Writing Processes, Educational History, Alphabets, Social Media
Campbell, Coral, Ed.; Jobling, Wendy, Ed.; Howitt, Christine, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2018
Science education is crucial to young children's discovery and understanding of the world around them. This third edition of Science in Early Childhood has been substantially updated to include the most current research, bringing together an author team of respected science education researchers from across Australia. New chapters address changing…
Descriptors: Science Education, Early Childhood Education, STEM Education, Culturally Relevant Education
Garvis, Susanne, Ed.; Pendergast, Donna, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
The period from birth to twelve years is crucial in a child's development and can significantly impact future educational success, resilience and participation in society. "Health and Wellbeing in Childhood, 2nd Edition" provides readers with a comprehensive foundation in health and wellbeing education across key priority areas, covering…
Descriptors: Physical Health, Mental Health, Well Being, Children
Shirreff, Emily – Cambridge University Press, 2017
The Shirreff sisters, Emily (1814-97) and Maria (later Grey; 1816-1906) were pioneers in the field of education for girls in the wider context of women's rights. They jointly wrote the influential Thoughts on Self-Culture, Addressed to Women (1850), and Emily was briefly the principal of the college at Hitchin which became Girton College,…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Educational Theories, Educational Objectives, Curriculum
Page, Jane, Ed.; Tayler, Collette, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
"Learning and Teaching in the Early Years" provides a comprehensive, contemporary and practical introduction to early childhood teaching in Australia. A strong focus on the links between theory, policy and practice firmly aligns this text with the Early Years Learning Framework. Written for students of early childhood programs, this book…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Preschool Teachers
Watt, Helen M. G., Ed.; Richardson, Paul W., Ed.; Smith, Kari, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
Many studies of teacher motivation have been conducted in different contexts over time. However, until fairly recently there has not been a reliable measure available to allow comparisons across samples and settings. This has resulted in an abundance of findings which cannot be directly compared or synthesised. The FIT-Choice instrument offers the…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Career Choice, Global Approach, Student Teachers
Waks, Leonard J., Ed.; English, Andrea R., Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
John Dewey's "Democracy and Education" is the touchstone for a great deal of modern educational theory. It covers a wide range of themes and issues relating to education, including teaching, learning, educational environments, subject matter, values, and the nature of work and play. This "Handbook" is designed to help experts…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Educational Theories, Educational Philosophy, Democracy
Dolgon, Corey, Ed.; Mitchell, Tania D., Ed.; Eatman, Timothy K., Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
With contributions from leading experts across disciplinary fields, this book explores best practices from the field's most notable researchers, as well as important historically based and politically focused challenges to a field whose impact has reached an important crossroads. The comprehensive and powerfully critical analysis considers the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Best Practices, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
Allen, Jeanne, Ed.; White, Simone, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
"Learning to Teach in a New Era" prepares preservice teachers to embrace the opportunities and meet the challenges of teaching in the twenty-first century. Closely aligned with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers (APST) and the Australian Curriculum, this book is an invaluable resource for early childhood, primary and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Academic Standards
Tait, Gordon – Cambridge University Press, 2017
This new book is a wide-ranging, contemporary and accessible analysis of familiar and recurring myths about mass education in the United Kingdom. Looking at a variety of important issues and problems, each chapter begins by dispelling myths and assumptions about the classroom, going beyond class, race and gender, to offer analysis of topics such…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mass Instruction, Misconceptions, Discipline
Gottlieb, Alma; DeLoache, Judy – Cambridge University Press, 2016
Should babies sleep alone in cribs, or in bed with parents? Is talking to babies useful, or a waste of time? "A World of Babies" provides different answers to these and countless other child-rearing questions, precisely because diverse communities around the world hold drastically different beliefs about parenting. While celebrating that…
Descriptors: Infants, Child Rearing, Cultural Differences, Poverty
Adoniou, Misty – Cambridge University Press, 2016
Spelling can be a source of anxiety for school children and working professionals alike. Yet the spelling of words in English is not as random or chaotic as it is often perceived to be; rather, it is a system based on both meaning and a fascinating linguistic history. Misty Adoniou's public articles on the processes of teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Spelling, Teaching Methods, English, Anxiety
Glassman, Michael – Cambridge University Press, 2016
The first comprehensive, research-based textbook on Internet-infused education, "Educational Psychology and the Internet" offers students an accessible guide to important issues in the field. Michael Glassman begins with an overview of the history that traces the evolution of the Internet and its significance for education. He outlines…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Psychology, Internet, Integrated Learning Systems
Groundwater-Smith, Susan, Ed.; Mockler, Nicole, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2015
"Big Fish, Little Fish: Teaching and Learning in the Middle Years" provides pre-service and early career teachers with a pathway to understanding the needs of students as they make the important transition from primary to secondary schooling. The book explores contemporary challenges for teaching and learning in the middle years, with a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Middle Schools
Whitton, Diana – Cambridge University Press, 2015
"Teaching and Learning Strategies" is a practical guide for pre-service teachers who know and understand the content of the curriculum and are looking for additional tools to teach it effectively. This book will help students to develop a comprehensive knowledge of teaching and learning strategies, which is essential in ensuring lessons…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Learning Strategies, Teaching Methods
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