New Titles in MERIT’s Professional Collection

Selected Issues in Contemporary Education

Authority and the Teacher, by William H. Kitchen.
Bloomsbury Academic, 2014
Summary:  Seeks to overturn the notion that authority is a restrictive force within  education, serving only to stifle creativity and drown out the voice of the student.

Subjects:
Teacher-student relationships
Education–Philosophy
Authority

Prof LB 1033 K533 2014

The Go-To Guide for Engineering Curricula, PreK-5: Choosing and Using the Best Instructional Materials for Your Students, edited by Cary I. Sneider.
Corwin, 2015

Subjects:
Science — Experiments — Study and teaching (Elementary
Science projects — Study and teaching (Elementary)
Science — Study and teaching (Elementary) — Activity programs — United States

Prof LB 1594 G68 2015

Men Who Teach Young Children: An International Perspective, by David Brody; foreword by Tim Rohrmann.
Institute of Education Press, 2014

Subjects:
Male teachers
Early childhood education

Prof LB 1775.6 B76 2014

Doing the Right Thing for Children: Eight Qualities of Leadership, by Maurice Sykes; foreword by Thomas Schultz, Ed. D.
First edition Redleaf Press, 2014

Subjects:
Early childhood education — United States — Administration
Educational leadership — United States
Early childhood teachers — Training of — United States
Early childhood educators — United States

Prof LB 2822.6 S95 2014

Queer Teachers, Identity and Performativity, edited by Anne Harris and Emily M. Gray.
Palgrave Macmillan, 2014
Series: Palgrave studies in gender and education

Subjects:
Gay teachers
Lesbian teachers
Sexual minorities — Identity

Prof LB 2844.1 G39 Q43 2014

Effective Assessment in the Early Years Foundation Stage, by Jan Dubiel.
Sage Publications, 2014

Subjects:
Educational tests and measurements — Great Britain
Early childhood education — Great Britain

Prof  LB 3056.G7 D83 2014

The Socially Just School: Making Space for Youth to Speak Back, by John Smyth, Barry Down, and Peter McInerney.
Springer, 2014
Series: Explorations of educational purpose ; v. 29

Subjects:
Educational sociology
Education — Philosophy

Prof LC 189 S58 2014

Stories of Men and Teaching: A New Narrative Approach to Understanding Masculinity and Education, by Ian Davis.
Springer, 2015
Series: SpringerBriefs in education

Subjects:
Gender identity in education
Male teachers — Psychology

Prof LC 212.9 D38 2015

Never-Ending Stories: Adaptation, Canonisation and Ideology in Children’s Literature, edited by Sylvie Geerts and Sara Van den Bossche.
Academia Press, 2014

Subjects:
Children’s literature — Adaptations — History and criticism
Canon (Literature)

Prof PN 1009.5 A33 N48 2014