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Product Description: This book offers critical readings of issues in education and technology and demonstrates how researchers can use critical perspectives from sociology, digital media, cultural studies, and other fields to broaden the "ed-tech" research imagination, open up new topics, ask new questions, develop theory, and articulate an agenda for informed action...read more
By Chris Bigum (editor)

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9781137385444 | Palgrave Macmillan, February 11, 2015, cover price $100.00 | About this edition: This book offers critical readings of issues in education and technology and demonstrates how researchers can use critical perspectives from sociology, digital media, cultural studies, and other fields to broaden the "ed-tech" research imagination, open up new topics, ask new questions, develop theory, and articulate an agenda for informed action.

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Product Description: To what extent, and in what ways, is it possible to future proof children for a largely unknown and unknowable world?   This is the key question addressed by this book. Recognising both what has changed—the social and technological contexts of schooling—and what hasn’t changed—patterns of educational success and failure—the authors showcase practical examples of how educators throughout the world can use diverse technologies to empower diverse students and their communities for unknown, and unknowable futures...read more
By Chris Bigum (editor)

Hardcover:

9789400726413 | Springer Verlag, February 29, 2012, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: In this book we outline an optimistic, aspirational and unashamedly ambitious agenda for schooling.

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9789400796966 | Springer Verlag, February 22, 2014, cover price $159.00 | About this edition: To what extent, and in what ways, is it possible to future proof children for a largely unknown and unknowable world?

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Product Description: Current debates about boys and schooling in many Western nations are increasingly characterised by a sense of crisis as government reports, academic research and the day to day experiences of teachers combine to indicate that:* boys are consistently underperforming in literacy* boys are continuing to opt out of English and humanities* boys represent the majority of behaviour problems and counselling referrals* boys receive a disproportionate amount of special education supportThis book responds to the complexity of the current debates associated with boys, gender reform, literacy and schooling by offering a clear map of the current context, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of the various competing solutions put forward, and outlining a range of practical classroom interventions designed for dealing with the boys/literacy crisis...read more

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9780335207572 | Open Univ Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: Current debates about boys and schooling in many Western nations are increasingly characterised by a sense of crisis as government reports, academic research and the day to day experiences of teachers combine to indicate that:* boys are consistently underperforming in literacy* boys are continuing to opt out of English and humanities* boys represent the majority of behaviour problems and counselling referrals* boys receive a disproportionate amount of special education supportThis book responds to the complexity of the current debates associated with boys, gender reform, literacy and schooling by offering a clear map of the current context, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of the various competing solutions put forward, and outlining a range of practical classroom interventions designed for dealing with the boys/literacy crisis.

Paperback:

9780335207565 | Open Univ Pr, February 1, 2002, cover price $65.95 | About this edition: This book responds to the complexity of the current debates associated with boys, gender reform, literacy and schooling by offering a clear map of the current context, highlighting the strengths and weaknesses of the various competing solutions put forward, and outlining a range of practical classroom interventions designed for dealing with the boys/literacy crisis.

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