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Emergent Teaching
Language: en
Pages: 147
Authors: Sam Crowell, David Reid-Marr
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

Inspiring teachers to teach with more spontaneity and creativity within a highly constrained educational environment, this text demonstrates through descriptive stories strategies for emergent teaching. The text is consistent with the theoretical understandings and research in the complexity sciences but takes a narrative approach, giving examples through stories, myths, and
The SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education
Language: en
Pages: 1600
Authors: Donna Couchenour, J. Kent Chrisman
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-08-16 - Publisher: SAGE Publications

The general public often views early childhood education as either simply “babysitting” or as preparation for later learning. Of course, both viewpoints are simplistic. Deep understanding of child development, best educational practices based on development, emergent curriculum, cultural competence and applications of family systems are necessary for high-quality early education.
Contemporary Daoism, Organic Relationality, and Curriculum of Integrative Creativity
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Hongyu Wang
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-08-01 - Publisher: IAP

Creativity in the West is often perceived as “cutting edge” and “ground-breaking” in a singular act of giving birth to the new. However, to what degree has this model of breaking away from others and the world contributed to the current crisis in education, society, and ecology even before the
Spirituality across Disciplines: Research and Practice:
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Marian de Souza, Jane Bone, Jacqueline Watson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-29 - Publisher: Springer

This book collects multiple disciplinary voices which explore current research and perspectives to discuss how spirituality is understood, interpreted and applied in a range of contexts. It addresses spirituality in combination with such topics as Christian mysticism, childhood and adolescent education, midwifery, and sustainability. It links spirituality to a variety
Holistic Education and Embodied Learning
Language: en
Pages: 365
Authors: John P. Miller, Kelli Nigh
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-01 - Publisher: IAP

Learning often begins with an experience in the body. Our body can tighten or feel expansive depending on different learning contexts. This experience of learning in the body is crucial to holistic education. This book explores embodied learning from several perspectives. This first section explores how psychology can inform us