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Encyclopedia of Primary Education

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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.

EducationEducation TheorySchoolsPrimary & middle schoolsReference & ResearchEncyclopaedias & reference worksReference works Publisher: David Fulton Publishers Ltd Publication Date: 19/11/2009 ISBN-13: 9780415485173  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Denis Hayes was Professor of Primary Education at the University of Plymouth. He has extensive experiences as a primary teacher, deputy head, head teacher, teacher trainer, academic and researcher.

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