Key Concepts in Education
Provides students with essential themes, topics and expressions that Education students are likely to encounter, both during their courses and beyond in professional practice.
Philosophy of Education: An Encyclopedia
The encyclopedia is designed to show the diversity of topics that contribute to the study of the philosophy of education.
Key Concepts in Teaching Primary Mathematics
Covering the key principles and concepts in the teaching and learning of mathematics in elementary schools, this text provides trainee and practicing teachers with a quick and easy reference to what they need to know for their course, and in the classroom.
Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts
The Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts, Second Edition co-sponsored by the International Reading Association and the national Council of Teachers of English - offers a comprehensive overview of research in the field.
Dictionary of Information and Library Management
Covers all aspects of librarianship and information and knowledge management. Includes terms connected with information management, classification, cataloguing and electronic knowledge management.
Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children
An essential reference on research in early childhood education throughout the world.
Key Concepts in Early Childhood Education and Care
Cathy Nutbrown, a leading academic in early childhood education, identifies and explains key terms and practices central to the work and study of early childhood in this accessible reference text.
The Cambridge Guide to Children's Books in English
An A-Z reference work providing a critical and appreciative overview of English language children's books from across the world.
Cambridge Encyclopedia of Child Development
An authoritative, accessible and up-to-date account of all aspects of child development. Covers everything from prenatal development to education, pediatrics, neuroscience, theories and research methods to physical development, social development, cognitive development, psychopathology and parenting. It also looks at cultural issues, sex differences and the history of child development.
Encyclopedia of Special Education: A Reference for the Education of the Handicapped and Other Exceptional Children and Adults
Includes the latest information about new legislation and guidelines. In addition, this comprehensive resource features new biographies of important figures in special education, school psychology, and neuropsychology and reviews of new tests and curricula that have been developed since 1999. Unique in focus, the Encyclopedia of Special Education addresses issues of importance ranging from theory to practice and is a critical reference for researchers as well as those working in the special education field.
Gender and Education: An Encyclopedia
Educators explore the intersection of gender and education. Their entries deal with educational theories, research, curricula, practices, personnel, and policies, but also with variations in the gendering of education across historical and cultural contexts.
Learning in Adulthood: A Comprehensive Guide
The authors have gathered the seminal work and most current thinking on adult learning into one work. Addresses a wide range of topics including: Who are adult learners? How do adults learn? Why are adults involved in learning activities? How does the social context shape the learning that adults are engaged in? How does aging affect learning ability?
The Cambridge Guide to Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
An up-to-date guide to the central areas of applied linguistics and language studies with particular reference to TESOL. It looks at the current state of TESOL as well as at what is likely to happen in the future.
The Praeger Handbook of Latino Education in the U.S.
Focuses on the fight for equal educational access and represents a significant addition to American educational literature.
International Handbook of Giftedness and Talent
Provides a comprehensive review and critical synthesis of significant theory; a unique cross-national perspective; significant contributions from scholars working in related fields; an increased focus on empirically supported scholarship; and is arranged for quick and easy reference.