International Handbook of Curriculum Research

Author: William F. Pinar
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136831126
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Continuing its calling to define the field and where it is going, the Second Edition of this landmark handbook brings up to date its comprehensive reportage of scholarly developments and school curriculum initiatives worldwide, providing a panoramic view of the state of curriculum studies globally. Its international scope and currency and range of research and theory reflect and contribute significantly to the ongoing internationalization of curriculum studies and its growth as a field worldwide. Changes in the Second Edition: Five new or updated introductory chapters pose transnational challenges to key questions curriculum research addresses locally. Countries absent in the First Edition are represented: Chile, Colombia, Cypress, Ethiopia, Germany, Iran, Luxembourg, Nigeria, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, and Switzerland. 39 new or updated chapters on curriculum research in 34 countries highlight curriculum research that is not widely known in North America. This handbook is an indispensable resource for prospective and practicing teachers, for curriculum studies scholars, and for education students around the world.

Resumen ejecutivo Eurydice Espa a Redie La educaci n para el emprendimiento en el sistema educativo espa ol A o 2015

Author: Diego Rodríguez, Iván
Publisher: Ministerio de Educación
Format: PDF, Docs
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El propósito de este estudio es actualizar y analizar en profundidad datos relevantes sobre políticas, currículo, resultados e impacto de la educación para el emprendimiento, así como reunir información sobre formación y medidas de apoyo al profesorado y buenas prácticas en este ámbito. El año de referencia es el curso 2014/15. El informe describe la situación de la educación para el emprendimiento en Educación Primaria y Secundaria (ESO, Bachillerato y Formación Profesional de grado medio). No se han tenido en cuenta los itinerarios formativos enfocados al emprendimiento como opción profesional, como por ejemplo los estudios del área empresarial, dado que se desvían del análisis del emprendimiento como competencia clave de carácter transversal. Dado el alto grado de descentralización del sistema educativo español, ha sido preciso llevar a cabo el análisis tanto a nivel nacional como autonómico. El principal instrumento de recogida de datos ha sido el cuestionario diseñado por la Red Europea de Información sobre Educación (EURYDICE) para la elaboración del estudio "Entrepreneurship Education at School in Europe" (2016) que se remitió a las 17 comunidades autónomas en Marzo de 2015.

Third International Handbook of Mathematics Education

Author: M.A. (Ken) Clements
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461446848
Format: PDF, Docs
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The four sections in this Third International Handbook are concerned with: (a) social, political and cultural dimensions in mathematics education; (b) mathematics education as a field of study; (c) technology in the mathematics curriculum; and (d) international perspectives on mathematics education. These themes are taken up by 84 internationally-recognized scholars, based in 26 different nations. Each of section is structured on the basis of past, present and future aspects. The first chapter in a section provides historical perspectives (“How did we get to where we are now?”); the middle chapters in a section analyze present-day key issues and themes (“Where are we now, and what recent events have been especially significant?”); and the final chapter in a section reflects on policy matters (“Where are we going, and what should we do?”). Readership: Teachers, mathematics educators, ed.policy makers, mathematicians, graduate students, undergraduate students. Large set of authoritative, international authors.​

Schools for Thought

Author: John T. Bruer
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 9780262521963
Format: PDF, Kindle
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If we want to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for all children, wemust start applying what we know about mental functioning -- how children think, learn, and rememberin our schools. We must apply cognitive science in the classroom. Schools for Thoughtprovides a straightforward, general introduction to cognitive research and illustrates itsimportance for educational change. Using classroom examples, Bruer shows howapplying cognitive research can dramatically improve students' transitions from lower-level roteskills to advanced proficiency in reading, writing, mathematics, and science. Cognitive research, hepoints out, is also beginning to suggest how we might better motivate students, design moreeffective tools for assessing them, and improve the training of teachers. He concludes with achapter on how effective school reform demands that we expand our understanding of teaching andlearning and that we think about education in new ways. Debates and discussions about the reform ofAmerican education suffer from a lack of appreciation of the complexity of learning and from a lackof understanding about the knowledge base that is available for the improvement of educationalpractice. Politicians, business leaders, and even many school superintendents, principals, andteachers think that educational problems can be solved by changing school management structures orby creating a market in educational services. Bruer argues that improvement depends instead onchanging student-teacher interactions. It is these changes, guided by cognitive research, that willcreate more effective classroom environments. A BradfordBook

Experience And Education

Author: John Dewey
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781416587279
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Experience and Education is the best concise statement on education ever published by John Dewey, the man acknowledged to be the pre-eminent educational theorist of the twentieth century. Written more than two decades after Democracy and Education (Dewey's most comprehensive statement of his position in educational philosophy), this book demonstrates how Dewey reformulated his ideas as a result of his intervening experience with the progressive schools and in the light of the criticisms his theories had received. Analyzing both "traditional" and "progressive" education, Dr. Dewey here insists that neither the old nor the new education is adequate and that each is miseducative because neither of them applies the principles of a carefully developed philosophy of experience. Many pages of this volume illustrate Dr. Dewey's ideas for a philosophy of experience and its relation to education. He particularly urges that all teachers and educators looking for a new movement in education should think in terms of the deeped and larger issues of education rather than in terms of some divisive "ism" about education, even such an "ism" as "progressivism." His philosophy, here expressed in its most essential, most readable form, predicates an American educational system that respects all sources of experience, on that offers a true learning situation that is both historical and social, both orderly and dynamic.

The Survey of Adult Skills

Author: Oecd
Publisher: OCDE
ISBN: 9789264204010
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This reader's companion for the Survey of Adult Skills explains what the survey measures and the methodology behind the measurements, provides content of the background questionnaires, examines the relationship between this survey and other skills surveys, as well the issues of 'key competencies' and measurements of human capital.