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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are...

Jonathan Haidt, Greg Lukianoff

History; Social, group or collective psychology; Moral & social purpose of education; Universities

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First Amendment expert Lukianoff and social psychologist Haidt discuss the social trends stretching back to the 1980s that... [more]

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Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech

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Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech

Keith E. Whittington

Ethical issues: censorship; Philosophy & theory of education; Universities; Politics & government; Law & society; Constitutional & administrative law

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Examining such hot-button issues as trigger warnings, safe spaces, hate speech, disruptive protests, speaker disinvitations,... [more]

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How Girls Achieve

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How Girls Achieve

Sally A. Nuamah

Gender studies, gender groups; Black & Asian studies; Moral & social purpose of education; Educational psychology; Educational strategies & policy

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This bold and necessary book points out a simple and overlooked truth: most schools never had girls in mind to begin with.... [more]

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Visible Learning: Feedback

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Visible Learning: Feedback

John Hattie, Shirley Clarke

Philosophy & theory of education; Educational psychology; Examinations & assessment; Primary & middle schools; Secondary schools

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Feedback is arguably the most critical and powerful aspect of teaching and learning. Yet, there remains a paradox: why is... [more]

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Natural Born Learners: Our Incredible Capacity to Learn and How We Can Harness It

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Natural Born Learners: Our Incredible Capacity to Learn and How We Can Harness...

Alex Beard

Philosophy & theory of education; Schools

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How will our kids succeed in the coming age of education? Combining anecdote, experience and intelligent research, education... [more]

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Readers' Liberation: The Literary Agenda

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Readers' Liberation: The Literary Agenda

Jonathan Rose

Literary studies: general; Ethical issues: censorship; Philosophy & theory of education; Media, information & communication industries

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Readers' Liberation addresses question of what we should be reading to obtain information, examining how past readers encountered... [more]

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The Case against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money

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The Case against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time...

Bryan Caplan

Philosophy & theory of education; Higher & further education, tertiary education

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Why we need to stop wasting public funds on education Despite being immensely popular--and immensely lucrative-education... [more]

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Pedagogy of the Oppressed

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Pedagogy of the Oppressed

Paulo Freire

Society & Social Sciences; Social discrimination; Education; Philosophy & theory of education; Political science & theory; Human rights

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With an new introduction to Freire's life and the impact of this book by writer and Freire confidant and authority Donaldo... [more]

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Critical Thinking Skills

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Critical Thinking Skills

Stella Cottrell

Philosophy & theory of education; Educational psychology; Educational strategies & policy; Study & learning skills: general; Languages & ESL

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Written by internationally renowned author Stella Cottrell, this is an essential resource for students looking to refine their... [more]

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How We Think and Learn: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Implications

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How We Think and Learn: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Implications...

Jeanne Ellis Ormrod (University of Northern Colorado)

Psychology; Philosophy & theory of education; Educational psychology; Educational strategies & policy

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This book introduces key principles and concepts regarding human learning and cognition for people who have little or no background... [more]

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Beautiful Failures: How the Quest for Success is Harming Our Kids

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Beautiful Failures: How the Quest for Success is Harming Our Kids

Lucy Clark

Moral & social purpose of education; Advice on parenting

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<div><strong>I want to tell you a story about my daughter, my beautiful failure. Every day of her high school life was a struggle.... [more]

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How to Pass a Test: Is This the Direction of Australian Education Today?

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How to Pass a Test: Is This the Direction of Australian Education Today?...

Lynne Edwards

Philosophy & theory of education

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'The measure of how well a school suits your child, and consequently how successful it is in educating your child, does not... [more]

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Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era

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Most Likely to Succeed: Preparing Our Kids for the Innovation Era

Tony Wagner, Ted Dintersmith

Philosophy & theory of education; Educational strategies & policy; Organisation & management of education; Business innovation

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An urgent call for the radical re-imagining of American education so that we better equip students for the realities of the... [more]

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Education in the Age of Biocapitalism: Optimizing Educational Life for a Flat World

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Education in the Age of Biocapitalism: Optimizing Educational Life for a...

Clayton Pierce

Philosophy & theory of education

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Biocapitalism, an economic model built on making new commodities from existing forms of life, has fundamentally changed how... [more]

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A Critical Pedagogy of Embodied Education: Learning to Become an Activist

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A Critical Pedagogy of Embodied Education: Learning to Become an Activist...

Tracey Ollis

Philosophy & theory of education; Health & Self-Help

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Explores the differences and similarities between two groups: lifelong activists who have been engaged in campaigns and socials... [more]

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Citizen Youth: Culture, Activism, and Agency in a Neoliberal Era

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Citizen Youth: Culture, Activism, and Agency in a Neoliberal Era

Jacqueline Kennelly

Age groups: adolescents; Age groups: adults; Philosophy & theory of education; Health & Self-Help

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What are the ties that bind the 'good youth citizen' and the youth activist in the twenty-first century? [more]

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On Education

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On Education

Bertrand Russell

Philosophy; Philosophy & theory of education

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Outlines the trans formative power of a progressive and thoughtful education - which for the author takes the form of education... [more]

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Handbook of Theory and Research for the Sociology of Education

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Handbook of Theory and Research for the Sociology of Education

John G. Richardson

Society & Social Sciences; Anthropology; Philosophy & theory of education

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The first of its kind, this handbook synthesizes major advances in the sociology of education over the past several decades.... [more]

$143.95  $99.95

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Whiteucation: Privilege, Power, and Prejudice in School and Society

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Whiteucation: Privilege, Power, and Prejudice in School and Society

Jeffrey S. Brooks (RMIT University, Australia), George Theoharis

Ethnic studies; Moral & social purpose of education; Multicultural education; Organisation & management of education

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This important volume explores how racism operates in schools and society, while also unpacking larger patterns of racist... [more]

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Understanding How We Learn: A Visual Guide

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Understanding How We Learn: A Visual Guide

Yana Weinstein, Megan Sumeracki, Oliver Caviglioli

Philosophy & theory of education; Educational psychology; Primary & middle schools; Secondary schools

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Educational practice does not, for the most part, rely on research findings. Instead, there's a preference for relying on... [more]

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The Work of Literature in an Age of Post-Truth

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The Work of Literature in an Age of Post-Truth

Christopher Schaberg (Loyola University New Orleans, USA)

Literary studies: from c 1900 -; Philosophy & theory of education; Applied ecology

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What is the role of literary studies in an age of Twitter threads and viral... [more]

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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

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The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are...

Jonathan Haidt, Greg Lukianoff

Society & Social Sciences; Social, group or collective psychology; Moral & social purpose of education; Universities

Hardback

First Amendment expert Lukianoff and social psychologist Haidt discuss the social trends stretching back to the 1980s that... [more]

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The Cunning of Uncertainty

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The Cunning of Uncertainty

Helga Nowotny

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Sociology; Moral & social purpose of education; Public administration

Paperback

Uncertainty is interwoven into human existence. It is a powerful incentive in the search for knowledge and an inherent component... [more]

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45 Tips, Tricks, and Secrets for the Successful International Baccalaureate [ib] Student

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45 Tips, Tricks, and Secrets for the Successful International Baccalaureate...

Alexander Zouev

Philosophy & theory of education; Organisation & management of education; Higher & further education, tertiary education; Educational material

Paperback

This book is a complete to-the-point manual to maximizing your marks in the International Baccalaureate Diploma Program. [more]

$88.00

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Humanizing the Education Machine: How to Create Schools That Turn Disengaged Kids Into Inspired Learners

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Humanizing the Education Machine: How to Create Schools That Turn Disengaged...

Rex Miller, Bill Latham, Brian Cahill

Philosophy & theory of education; Health & Self-Help

Hardback

A clear roadmap for the new territory of education Education in the U.S. has been under fire for quite some time, and for... [more]

$45.95

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