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Place-Based Methods for Researching Schools
Professor Pat Thomson, Professor Christine Hall
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Schools are complex institutions. They do not easily reveal themselves to researchers who rely on only one or two methods. Understanding a school, its neighbourhood and its students requires a researcher with a more complex repertoire of verbal, statistical and visual research strategies.

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The Trainee Primary Teacher's Handbook
Gererd Dixie, Janet Bell
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Provides comprehensive advice for those training to become primary teachers. This book provides guidance on: choosing the right course; preparing and applying for the course; understanding the requirements of the training course; developing effective teaching skills; and, applying for jobs in order to achieve QTS.


The Insider's Guide to Graduate Degrees in Creative Writing
Dr Seth Abramson
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There are so many different graduate creative writing programs out there! How do I find the right one for me?

Bringing together data from both Master's and doctoral creative writing programs and interviews with program applicants, students, and faculty, this is a complete practical guide to choosing ...


Education in Southern Africa
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Education in Southern Africa is a comprehensive critical reference guide to education in Botswana, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. With chapters written by leading regional education experts, the book explores the education systems of each country and critically ...


The Everything Parent's Guide to Positive Discipline: A constructive approach to raising a kind, cooperative, and respectful child
Ellen Bowers, Barbara Bowers
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A reassuring resource for parents struggling to find a positive balance with their kids, featuring guidance on how to: set priorities for children of any age; open the lines of communication; enforce punishments; and, cultivate an environment of mutual respect.


Progressive Education: A Critical Introduction
Dr John Howlett
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How and why we should educate children has always been a central concern for governments around the world, and there have long been those who have opposed orthodoxy, challenged perception and called for a radicalization of youth. Progressive Education draws together Continental Romantics, Utopian dreamers, ...


Rethinking TESOL in Diverse Global Settings: The Language and the Teacher in a Time of Change
Dr Tim Marr, Fiona English
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Shortlisted for the BAAL Book Prize 2020

What do TESOL teachers actually teach? What do they know about language, about English and the ways it is used in the world? How do they view themselves and their work, and how are they viewed by others? How is TESOL perceived as a profession and as a discipline? ...


Sustainable School Leadership: Portraits of Individuality
Professor Mike Bottery, Wong Ping-Man, George Ngai
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'Finalist' 2019 Association of American Publishers PROSE Award - Education Practice and Theory

We live in a complex age, with multiple challenges to the practice of educational leadership, and where there is widespread evidence of individuals wanting to retire early from leadership positions, and of ...


Leo Tolstoy
Daniel Moulin
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How do we know what we should teach? And how should we go about teaching it? These deceptively simple questions about education perplexed Tolstoy. Before writing his famous novels War and Peace and Anna Karenina, Tolstoy opened an experimental school on his estate to try and answer them. His experiences ...


Teaching Literature in Modern Foreign Languages
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From plays to poetry, Le Petit Nicolas to the Association for Language Learning (ALL) Literature wiki, this book shows trainee teachers of MFL, teachers in schools, teacher educators, how literature can be an essential tool for developing students' cultural awareness as well as language skills.

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Forming Resilient Children - The Role of Spiritual Formation for Healthy Development
Holly Catterton Allen, Catherine Stonehouse
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We can't protect children from all hardships, but we can promote healthy development that fosters resilience. In this interdisciplinary work, Holly Catterton Allen equips educators, counselors, children's ministers, and parents with ways of developing children's spirituality so they can persevere when facing trauma and thrive in challenging times.


Rida Said: A Man for All Seasons
Sabah Kabbani
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Rida Said: A Man of Many Talents tells the story of this remarkable man who helped to shape many aspects of modern Syria and lived through the Ottoman and French occupations, staying true to his commitment to the education of Arab people.


Choosing Your Degree Course & University
Brian Heap
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Helping students find the right course and uni for them, Choosing Your Degree Course includes advice from a leading careers advisor, covering what questions to ask the universities and key differences between courses.


Recovering the Lost Art of Reading: A Quest for the True, the Good, and the Beautiful
Leland Ryken, Glenda Mathes
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In today's technology-driven culture, reading has become a lost art. Recovering the Lost Art of Reading explores the importance of reading generally and of studying the Bible as literature, while giving practical suggestions on how to read well.


Teaching the Holocaust in School History: Teachers or Preachers?
Lucy Russell
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There is a tendency to teach the Holocaust from a social and moral perspective and not as history. This book attempts to explain and debate this phenomenon. Drawing on interviews with educationalists, academics and teachers, it considers how the topic of the Holocaust is being taught in schools in the UK and overseas.


Redefining Geek: Bias and the Five Hidden Habits of Tech-Savvy Teens
Cassidy Puckett
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A surprising and deeply researched look at how everyone can develop tech fluency by focusing on five easily developed learning habits.

Picture a typical computer geek. Likely white, male, and someone you'd say has a "natural instinct" for technology. Yet, after six years teaching technology classes ...


People You Need To Know: Philosophers
Susanna Wright
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A beautifully illustrated introduction to the dramatic and world-changing lives of people who were unafraid to ask big questions and challenge the way we think.


Knowledge Quiz: Physics
Ruth Ashbee
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The Knowledge Quiz series is a deviously simple and effective way for students to revise for GCSE subjects. These easy-to-use books feature tear-out quizzes to help students memorise the body of knowledge that form the basis of success.


Universities Remembering Europe: Nations, Culture and Higher Education
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Higher education plays a vital role in the sharing of the identity and culture of Europe and therefore receives considerable attention from scholars and policy makers. This volume is different in that it brings a philosophical perspective to the debate on higher education in Europe.


Teachers' Strangest Tales: Extraordinary but true tales from over five centuries of teaching
Iain Spragg
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A quirky collection of true stories from the stranger side of teaching, including how a fight with his teacher paved the way for Al Capone's infamous crime empire, and the bizarre tale of the American teacher who sued her own pupils.

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