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Educational Theories and Theorists
- Bruner, Jerome S. (1915-2016)
- Cole, Michael (1938 - )
- Dewey, John (1859 -1952)
- Engeström, Yrjö (1948 - )
- Gardner, Howard (1943 -)
- Gay, Geneva (1945 - )
- Lave, Jean (BD unknown - )
- Montessori, Maria (1870 - 1952)
- Papert, Seymour (1928 - )
- Piaget, Jean (1896 -1980)
- Rousseau, Jean-Jaques (1712 - 1778)
- Vygotsky, Lev (1896 - 1934)
- Wenger, Etienne (1952 - )
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Compilation of statistical information on American education from prekindergarten through graduate school, including results of National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) surveys.
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Some Books on Educational Theory and EDI
Global Constructions of Multicultural Education by Carl A. Grant (Editor); Joy L. Lei (Editor)
Call Number: West LA LC1099 .G56 2001
Publication Date: 2001-06-01
This book tells us how various global regions are dealing with three major concerns within the field of multicultural education: *the conceptualization and realization of "difference" and "diversity"; *the inclusion and exclusion of social groups within a definition of multicultural education; and *the effects of power on relations between and among groups identified under the multicultural education umbrella.
Culturally Responsive Teaching by Geneva Gay (Contribution by)
Publication Date: 2000-01-01
A case for using culturally responsive teaching to improve the performance of underachieving minority pupils. Insights from theory, research and classroom practice show that minority pupils perform better when teaching is filtered through their own cultural experiences and frames of reference.
Reproducing Gender : essays on educational theory and feminist politics by Madeleine Arnot
Publication Date: 2002-01-17
Reproducing Gender charts the development of a theory of gender relations built up over the last twenty years. This theory has been highly influential in establishing the importance of the sociology of women's education for the study of society. It demonstrates the power of feminist educational theory and research, and its role in creating new political and academic agendas. This fascinating book explores gender relationships at all levels of schooling.