Books tagged: philosophy of education

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A Definitive White Paper: Systemic Educational Reform (The Recommended Course of Action for Practitioners of Teaching and Learning)
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2017. Categories: Essay » Business, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
This manuscript addresses the need to bring about more effective teacher training and propagate innovative schools in the United States (and abroad). It is intended to serve as a policy statement and position paper which will enable political forces to rally behind a comprehensive strategy that will rectify the shortcomings of our educational system.
Becoming a STEM Teacher: a Crash Course for People Entering the Profession
Price: Free! Words: 44,510. Language: English. Published: September 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
The mission of this book is to help young or prospective STEM teachers to get in the right state of mind, which would: (a) help them to get a better understanding of the complicated and constantly changing world of education; (b) let them see clearly all important processes happening in that world and the reasons for those processes to be happening, and help them to make the right decision.
Comparative Mythology (E-Single)
You set the price! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education, Essay » Sociology
Joseph Campbell taught Mythology to students at Sarah Lawrence College, just north of New York City, for thirty-eight years. Late in his tenure, he made a proposal to use his introductory course as the basis for the then-new field of cross-cultural studies. This short ebook gives a wonderful glimpse into Campbell’s pedagogical philosophy, but also into his approach to his chosen field.
Becoming A Reflective Practitioner
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 17,980. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Professional development
This book is essential reading for current and future educators. Via the information and templates that are provided, practitioners will learn to conduct action research and apply "relevant" theoretical perspectives to manage student learning. They will also be able to examine their relative use of instructional practices and enhance their philosophical perspectives about teaching/learning.
In Defence Of The School. A Public Issue
Price: Free! Words: 45,950. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by tstorme. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
As a painfully outdated institution the school is accused of many things. This book advocates the acquittal of the school. This defence of the school starts from an investigation of what makes a school a school and pinpoints why the school has value in and of itself. It reveals the various attempts to rob the school of its scholastic character, that is, to tame the school.
Reflections of Connie: Memories of a Sundered Love
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 32,830. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Child abuse
Shawn Michel de Montaigne, author of the beloved epic fantasy Melody and the Pier to Forever, takes a look back at his first love and his fourth-grade school year, 1972-73, both of which changed his life and worldview forever.
Introducción al Pensamiento Latinoamericano
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: Spanish. Published: October 9, 2010 by Charley Torres. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
La vida filosófica latinoamericana del pasado siglo XX cuenta con innumerables personalidades que la enaltecieron y llevaron a un plano de madurez y reconocimiento internacional que estimulan el cultivo y el orgullo del pensamiento de “Nuestra América”. Una de esas descollantes figuras fue el filósofo mexicano Leopoldo Zea.
Reflections on Education and Learning
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,350. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
This book outlines a paradigm shift concerning education, schools, learning, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. The book explores themes ranging from: religion and science: to: issues of public policy and, in the process, puts forth a perspective which argues that much of what goes on with respect to education is inconsistent with an array of principles inherent in the amended Constitution.