Education

Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits. Educational methods include storytelling, discussion, teaching, training, and directed research. Education frequently takes place under the guidance of educators, but learners may also educate themselves. Education can take place in formal or informal settings and any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts may be considered educational. The methodology of teaching is called pedagogy.

Developmental Psychology: Childhood and Adolescence, 9e

This popular, topically organized, and thoroughly updated child and adolescent development text presents you with the best theories, research, and practical advice that developmentalists have to offer today. Authors David R. Shaffer and Katherine Kipp provide you with a current and comprehensive overview of child… Continue reading

Awakening Genius in the Classroom

“Every student is a genius,” declares author Thomas Armstrong, and an educator’s most important job is to discover and nurture the “genius qualities” that all students were born with but that may no longer be obvious. Urging readers to look beyond traditional understandings of what… Continue reading

Teaching Children to Read: The Teacher Makes the Difference, 6e

The new 6th edition of the highly popular, market-leading Teaching Children to Read, 6/e is a must-have resource for pre-service and new teachers alike. It presents a comprehensive, evidence-based approach to reading instruction that reinforces the centrality of the teacher’s role in every aspect of… Continue reading