Encyclopedia of Primary Education

Encyclopedia of Primary Education

Author: Denis Hayes

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135240547

Category: Education

Page: 486

View: 211

Unique in its field, the Encyclopedia of Primary Education brings together a wide-ranging body of information relating to current educational practice in a single indispensable volume. This book provides a series of descriptions, definitions and explanations that engage with important practical and conceptual ideas in primary education and contains over 500 entries incorporating: Curriculum subjects, themes and topics Theories, policies and educational controversies Pedagogical terms relating to teaching and learning Commentaries on current issues in primary education Influential figures in education, both past and present The impact of educational research on policy and practice Based on the author’s extensive experience in primary education, entries combine an interrogation of educational concepts with the pedagogical and practical implications for classroom practice, children’s learning and school management. This handy reference work will be invaluable to anyone currently teaching or training to teach at primary level, teaching assistants, school governors and parents. In fact it is essential reading for anyone with an interest and passion for primary education.

Encyclopedia of School Psychology

Encyclopedia of School Psychology

Author: T. Stuart Watson

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0306484803

Category: Psychology

Page: 408

View: 275

- One volume-reference work with approximately 250 entries, organized alphabetically for ease of use and of locating subject matter. Each entry will contain 5-8 references as well as a bibliography of references and suggested readings - An authoritative reference text on school psychology that would appeal to, and be understood by, a broad audience. - Will assist individuals in acquiring a general understanding of some of the theories, practices, and language associated with the field of school psychology

The Primary English Encyclopedia

The Primary English Encyclopedia

Author: Margaret Mallett

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415451031

Category: Education

Page: 418

View: 173

This encyclopaedia includes short definitions and explanations of current UK requirements. It includes an introduction identifying the heart of primary English and up to date information and key issues.

The Primary Science and Technology Encyclopedia

The Primary Science and Technology Encyclopedia

Author: Christopher Collier

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136834967

Category: Education

Page: 200

View: 266

Unique in its field, The Primary Science Encyclopedia brings together in one indispensable reference volume over 250 entries covering a wide range of topics and ideas. The book provides clear descriptions, definitions and explanations of difficult scientific concepts, carefully chosen to reflect the needs of those involved in primary science education. In addition, this encyclopedia explains clearly how to teach scientific and technological ideas in a relevant and appropriate way. Extended entries are included on topics such as creativity, thinking skills and theories of learning and the book also provides insight into cross-curricular work, assessment and classroom organisation in the primary science classroom. Compiled by authors with a wealth of experience in primary science and technology teaching, this book contains: Over 250 entries; Scientific definitions and pedagogical explanations; Extensive commentaries of current issues in primary science; A who's who of current and historical figures in the field of science and science education; Annotated further reading lists. This encyclopedia will be of interest to all teachers of 5 to 11-year-olds and anyone concerned with primary science and design and technology education.

Britannica Student Encyclopedia

Britannica Student Encyclopedia

Author: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

Publisher: Encyclopedia Britannica, Inc.

ISBN: 9781625131720

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 2900

View: 216

Entertaining and informative, the newly updated Britannica Student Encyclopedia helps children gain a better understanding of their world. Updated for 2015, more than 2,250 captivating articles cover everything from Barack Obama to video games. Children are sure to immerse themselves in 2,700 photos, charts, and tables that help explain concepts and subjects, as well as 1,200 maps and flags from across the globe. Britannica Student is curriculum correlated and a recent winner of the 2008 Teachers Choice Award and 2010 AEP Distinguished achievement award.

International Encyclopedia of National Systems of Education

International Encyclopedia of National Systems of Education

Author: T. Neville Postlethwaite

Publisher: Pergamon

ISBN: UOM:49015002899541

Category: Reference

Page: 1138

View: 251

Arranged alphabetically, this book draws upon articles in "The International Encyclopedia of Education", Second Edition, and contains 152 articles on national systems of education. It provides: general background information, such as geographical, social structure, economic factors; references and further reading; an author index; and more.

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science, and Technology in Islam

Author: Salim Ayduz

Publisher: Oxford Encyclopedias of Islami

ISBN: 9780199812578

Category: Religion

Page: 1149

View: 247

"The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Science and Technology in Islam (OEPSTI) builds upon the celebrated Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World and brings together the rich history of philosophical and scientific disciplines in Islam over the last fourteen centuries."--Preface, v. 1, p. xvii.

Encyclopedia of World Religions

Encyclopedia of World Religions

Author: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

ISBN: 9781593394912

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 1200

View: 658

A guide to the religions of the world and to the concepts, movements, people, and events that have shaped them. It includes features such as: entries on religious movements and concepts, historical and legendary figures, divinities, religious sites and ceremonies; images that show sacred places, vestments, rituals, objects, and texts; and more.

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia

Author: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

ISBN: 9781593394929

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 2114

View: 894

Britannica Concise Encyclopedia is the perfect resource for information on the people, places, and events of yesterday and today. Students, teachers, and librarians can find fast facts combined with the quality and accuracy that have made Britannica the brand to trust. A tool for both the classroom and the library, no other desk reference can compare.

Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers

Author: Virginia Trimble

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780387304007

Category: Science

Page: 1341

View: 538

The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers is a unique and valuable resource for historians and astronomers alike. The two volumes include approximately 1550 biographical sketches on astronomers from antiquity to modern times. It is the collective work of about 400 authors edited by an editorial board of 9 historians and astronomers, and provides additional details on the nature of an entry and some summary statistics on the content of entries. This new reference provides biographical information on astronomers and cosmologists by utilizing contemporary historical scholarship. Individual entries vary from 100 to 1500 words, including the likes of the superluminaries such as Newton and Einstein, as well as lesser-known astronomers like Galileo’s acolyte, Mario Guiducci. A comprehensive contributor index helps researchers to identify the authors of important scientific topics and treatises.