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  • The Coddling of the American Mind

    How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

    **'Excellent, their advice is sound . . . liberal parents, in particular, should read it' *Financial TimesThe New York Times* bestsellerWhat doesn't kill you makes you weakerAlways trust your feelingsLife is a battle between good people and evil people**These three Great Untruths contradict basic psychological principles about well-being, as well as ancient wisdom from many cultures. And yet they ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Visible Learning for Teachers

    Maximizing Impact on Learning

    by John Hattie ...
    In November 2008, John Hattie’s ground-breaking book Visible Learning synthesised the results of more than fifteen years research involving millions of students and represented the biggest ever collection of evidence-based research into what actually works in schools to improve learning.Visible Learning for Teachers takes the next step and brings those ground breaking concepts to a completely new ... Read more

    $60.05 AUD

  • Making Sense of Mass Education

    by Gordon Tait ...
    Making Sense of Mass Education provides an engaging and accessible analysis of traditional issues associated with mass education. The book challenges preconceptions about social class, gender and ethnicity discrimination; highlights the interplay between technology, media, popular culture and schooling; and inspects the relevance of ethics and philosophy in the modern classroom. The third edition ... Read more

    $57.96 AUD

  • The Absorbent Mind

    Maria Montessori was an Italian physician and educator best known for the philosophy of education that bears her name, and her writing on scientific pedagogy. Her educational method is in use today in public and private schools throughout the world. In 1947 she returned to India and gave courses in Adyar and Ahmedabad. These courses led to the book The Absorbent Mind, in which Montessori described ... Read more

    $2.98 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • SOLO Taxonomy: A Guide for Schools Bk 1

    A common language

    series SOLO Taxonomy: A Guide for Schools
    Translate “learning how to learn” from a pedagogical principle into everyday classroom practice with this series. SOLO Taxonomy offers a clear, simple and robust way of identifying the level of cognitive complexity of learning intentions and outcomes, and consequently makes feedback and “feed forward” more effective in the learning process; ensuring learning outcomes are visible to teachers, ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Abolition of Man

    by C. S. Lewis ...
    C. S. Lewis sets out to persuade his audience of the importance and relevance of universal values such as love and faith, courage and honor, in contemporary society. This modern classic also probes the role of education in man's moral and spiritual development. ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Practice Perfect

    42 Rules for Getting Better at Getting Better

    Rules for developing talent with disciplined, deliberate, intelligent practiceWe live in a competition loving culture. We love the performance, the big win, the ticking seconds of the clock as the game comes down to the wire. We watch games and cheer, sometimes to the point of obsession, but if we really wanted to see greatness—wanted to cheer for it, see it happen, understand what made it happen ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • Quarterly Essay 35 Radical Hope

    Education and Equality for Australia

    by Noel Pearson ...
    series Quarterly Essay #35
    In Radical Hope, one of Australia’s most original and provocative thinkers turns his attention to the question of education. Noel Pearson begins with two fundamental questions: How to ensure the survival of a people, their culture and way of life? And can education transform the lives of the disadvantaged many, or will it at best raise up a fortunate few?In an essay that is personal and ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The One World Schoolhouse: Education Reimagined

    by Salman Khan ...
    A free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere: this is the goal of the Khan Academy, a passion project that grew from an ex-engineer and hedge funder's online tutoring sessions with his niece, who was struggling with algebra, into a worldwide phenomenon. Today millions of students, parents, and teachers use the Khan Academy's free videos and software, which have expanded to encompass nearly ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Beautiful Tree

    A personal journey into how the world's poorest people are educating themselves

    by James Tooley ...
    Upon its release several years ago, The Beautiful Tree was instantly embraced and praised by individuals and organizations across the globe. James Tooley's extraordinary ability to braid together personal experience, community action, individual courage, and family devotion, brought readers to the very heart of education. This book follows Tooley in his travels from the largest shanty town in ... Read more

    $9.12 AUD

  • Teaching Hope

    Stories from the Freedom Writer Teachers and Erin Gruwell

    Incredible stories of struggle, redemption, and the power of education from the teachers taught by Erin Gruwell and the #1 New York Times bestselling authors of The Freedom Writers DiaryDon’t miss the public television documentary Freedom Writers: Stories from the Heart“These are the most influential professionals most of us will ever meet. The effects of their work will last forever.”—From the ... Read more

    $12.09 AUD

  • Empowering Education

    Critical Teaching for Social Change

    by Ira Shor ...
    Ira Shor is a pioneer in the field of critical education who for over twenty years has been experimenting with learning methods. His work creatively adapts the ideas of Brazilian educator Paulo Freire for North American classrooms. In Empowering Education Shor offers a comprehensive theory and practice for critical pedagogy.For Shor, empowering education is a student-centered, critical and ... Read more

    $39.59 AUD

  • Respectable

    The Experience of Class

    by Lynsey Hanley ...
    Society is often talked about as a ladder, which you can climb from bottom to top. The walls are less talked about. This book is about how people try to get over them, what it means if they do, and how class affects all of us.In autumn 1992, growing up on a vast Birmingham estate, the sixteen-year-old Lynsey Hanley went to sixth-form college. She knew that it would change her life but was entirely ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Original Home Schooling Series

    Charlotte Mason was a late nineteenth-century British educator whose ideas were far ahead of her time. She believed that children are born persons worthy of respect, rather than blank slates, and that it was better to feed their growing minds with living literature and vital ideas and knowledge, rather than dry facts and knowledge filtered and pre-digested by the teacher. Her method of education, ... Read more

    $2.98 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Deschooling Society

    by Ivan Illich ...
    series Education
    The book is a critical discourse on education as practised in "modern" economies. Full of detail on contemporary programs and concerns, the book remains as radical today. Giving examples of the ineffectual nature of institutionalized education, Illich posited self-directed education, supported by intentional social relations, in fluid informal arrangements.“The current search for new educational ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Multiple Intelligences

    New Horizons in Theory and Practice

    The most complete account of the theory and application of Multiple Intelligences available anywhere.Howard Gardner's brilliant conception of individual competence, known as Multiple Intelligences theory, has changed the face of education. Tens of thousands of educators, parents, and researchers have explored the practical implications and applications of this powerful notion, that there is not ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • La Nouvelle Loi D'Attraction

    Comment pratiquer la loi de l'attraction et transformer vos rêves en objectifs concrets et réalisables

    "Le livre sur la loi d'attraction n.1 sur Amazon" ★★★★★"Bestseller Internazionale n.1 en Italie et aux Etats-Unis" ★★★★★Le livre "The Secret" de Rhonda Byrne s'est vendu en millions d'exemplaires et a diffusé dans le monde entier le concept de "loi d'attraction". Mais en PRATIQUE? La "Nouvelle Loi d'Attraction" vous en donne la réponse!LES LIMITES DU "SECRET": DE LA LOI DE L'ATTRACTION À LA ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Absorbent Mind (Rediscovered Books)

    With linked Table of Contents

    The Absorbent Mind was Maria Montessori's most in-depth work on her educational theory, based on decades of scientific observation of children. Her view on children and their absorbent minds was a landmark departure from the educational model at the time. This book helped start a revolution in education. Since this book first appeared there have been both cognitive and neurological studies that ... Read more

    $6.81 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Story

    Writing a book or creating a good story is a skill. Learn the secrets here in this quick read that shows you the secrets of how authors compose their books.Learn the 10 stages of writing a book and what the seven basic plots are.At the end of the book is a special invitation to show you how to launch your own book successfully and become a writer for a successful fantasy series. ... Read more

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  • What are Universities For?

    Across the world, universities are more numerous than they have ever been, yet at the same time there is unprecedented confusion about their purpose and scepticism about their value. What Are Universities For? offers a spirited and compelling argument for completely rethinking the way we see our universities, and why we need them.Stefan Collini challenges the common claim that universities need to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • To Teach

    The Journey, in Comics

    This graphic novel brings to life William Ayers’s bestselling memoir To Teach: The Journey of a Teacher, Third Edition. From Ayers’s early days teaching kindergarten, readers follow this renowned educational theorist on his “voyage of discovery and surprise.” We meet fellow travelers from schools across the country and watch students grow across a year and a lifetime.To Teach is a vivid, honest ... Read more

    $29.91 AUD

  • Contemporary Anarchist Criminology

    Against Authoritarianism and Punishment

    series Radical Animal Studies and Total Liberation
    Contemporary Anarchist Criminology: Against Authoritarianism and Punishment offers a cutting-edge critical assessment of criminology by creating provocative discussions regarding business as usual in the criminal justice system. This exciting interdisciplinary book explores a diversity of topics that range from the construction of criminal law, to Lombroso, to deviant behavior, to prison abolition ... Read more

    $55.21 AUD

  • The Enlightened Eye

    Qualitative Inquiry and the Enhancement of Educational Practice, Reissued with a New Prologue and Foreword

    Now available from TC Press with a new foreword by Nel Noddings and a new prologue by P. Bruce Uhrmacher and Christy McConnell Moroye, this classic text on qualitative research is ideal for both novice and established researchers. Eisner’s seminal work on mind, education, and research explores the ways in which the methods, content, and assumptions in the arts, humanities, and social sciences can ... Read more

    $47.18 AUD

  • The Assault on American Excellence

    **“I want to call it a cry of the heart, but it’s more like a cry of the brain, a calm and erudite one.” —Peggy Noonan, The Wall Street JournalThe former dean of Yale Law School argues that the feverish egalitarianism gripping college campuses today is a threat to our democracy.College education is under attack from all sides these days. Most of the handwringing—over free speech, safe zones, ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD