Understanding and Using Challenging Educational Theories
Introducing you to 18 key educational thinkers who have offered challenging perspectives on education, this new edition comes with:
- 3 new chapters on Ivan Illich, Loris Malaguzzi and Michael Apple
- A glossary of key words related to each theorist’s work
- A context-setting overview of key themes
- Practical examples that shows how theories can be applied to your practice
Learning Theories Simplified
Are you struggling to get your head around John Dewey's educational pragmatism? What exactly is Jean Piaget saying about cognitive development? Maybe you're running out of time and patience making sense of Carol Dweck's mindsets? Have you reached breaking point reading Daniel T. Willingham on educational neuroscience?
Understanding and Using Educational Theories
This textbook gives readers a clear overview of a selection of 19 of the most influential thinkers on education, including established names (Vygotsky, Bruner, Dewey), more recent thinkers (Freire, hooks, Claxton) and other key names whose writing has helped shaped our views on teaching and learning.
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