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K-8 Lesson Plans for Ecological and Social Change
Eco-Mathematics Education strives to show how everyone can experience the embedded connection between mathematics and the natural world. The authors’ sincere hope is that by doing so, we can radically change the way we come to understand mathematics, as well as humanity’s place in the ecosystem. The book hopes to accomplish this by providing in-depth lesson plans and resources for educators and anyone interested in teaching and learning mathematics through an ecological aesthetic perspective. All lessons are based on the inquiry method of teaching, aligned to standards, incorporate art projects inspired by famous artists, and utilize recycled and/or natural materials as much as possible.
Brill's Educational Research E-Books Online, Collection 2022 is the electronic version of the book publishing program of Brill in the field of Educational Research in 2022.

Coverage: General, Education Policy & Politics, Culture and Education, Gender and Education, Youth, Social Justice, Adult Education, Children Education, Teacher Education, Higher Education, Comparative Education, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Art Education, Language Education, Inclusive Education, Educational Theory, Educational Philosophy, Educational Leadership, Educational Technology, Learning, Professional Development, Research Methodology.

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The Mediterranean has once again come into its own in global geo-politics, attracting international interest that goes well beyond the typical stereotypes propagated by the tourist industry. Popular movements clamouring for democracy, conflict zones that have a spill-over effect well beyond the region, efforts to engage with globalisation on its own terms—one and all play out in various sectors of society, education included.

Educational Scholarship across the Mediterranean: A Celebratory Retrospective brings together in one volume a selection of the best articles that have appeared in the Mediterranean Journal of Educational Studies, whose first issue was published in 1996. Each chapter highlights challenges faced by education systems across the region, seen from the perspective of leading scholars who draw on original empirical data, a broad spectrum of theoretical frameworks, and personal experience to reflect on education-related topics. Among these we find critical considerations of the role of the economy, demography, gender, social stratification, religion, politics, culture and language in shaping educational systems and practices.

Much has been achieved in the countries bordering on the Mediterranean over the past 25 years—and yet, a consideration of the continuities as much as of the ruptures is instructive, showing how education remains both a transformative and reproductive force in communities.
Volume Editor: Alpesh Maisuria
This encyclopaedia showcases the explanatory power of Marxist educational theory and practice. The entries have been written by 51 leading authors from across the globe. The 39 entries cover an impressive range of contemporary issues and historical problematics. The editor has designed the book to appeal to readers within the Marxism and education intellectual tradition, and also those who are curious newcomers, as well as critics of Marxism.

The Encyclopaedia of Marxism and Education is the first of its kind. It is a landmark text with relevance for years to come for the productive dialogue between Marxism and education for transformational thinking and practice.
Eine ethnographische Untersuchung zur sprachlichen Praxis am Nachmittag
Author: Farina Böttjer
Mittels teilnehmender Beobachtungen werden die sprachlichen Praktiken innerhalb des untersuchten Ganztags differenziert beleuchtet und analysiert.
Einem ethnografischen Forschungsstil folgend wird der Frage nach der Rolle von Familiensprachen im Offenen Ganztag einer Grundschule in Nordrhein-Westfalen nachgegangen. Es wird herausgearbeitet, wie und von wem Familiensprachen relevant gemacht, eingefordert oder restriktiv behandelt werden und was die Situationen kennzeichnet, in denen Familiensprachen eine Rolle spielen. Im Ergebnis zeigen sich widersprüchliche Praktiken, die je nach involvierten Personen, Kontexten und Settings variieren. Die Studie trägt dazu bei, das bislang noch wenig untersuchte Feld des Offenen Ganztags innerhalb der Forschung zu mehrsprachigen Praktiken im Bildungssystem zu erschließen.
Author: Alys Mendus
Through this book, the author shares the nomadology of Alys-we searching for the Ideal School. Fed up with the System, traditional mainstream education directed by neoliberalism and high-stakes testing, Alys travelled to over 180 places of learning/schools in 23 countries that were educating differently. Through performative autoethnographic-we the author shares these embodied experiences in poems, vignettes, journaling and ethnodrama. Alys realised that the Ideal School is an oxymoron and she argues that schools and schooling, even within innovative education, are not the future for learning.

By developing the edge-ucation and sharing stories from the ‘gems’ that currently exist in places of learning/schools, there is the potentiality and hope for a paradigm shift. The book encourages everyone to become School Tourists themselves. Performing School Tourism is a mediation between creativity, arts, learning and teaching, leading to change as it helps shape the identity of those performing School Tourism and allows them to add these new experiences and understandings of the possibilities for education to the Earth-we, the collective consciousness of the world. Read this book to follow Alys’ journey as they share stories and trouble different innovative pedagogies (including Steiner Waldorf, Progressive, Democratic, and Montessori). The reader can choose their own adventure, following the rhizomatic multiple voices of Alys-we.
A Shared Responsibility
We are poised at a crossroads between a past that is outgrown and a future we must choose. This book examines the multiple ways that wisdom, grounded in life experience, science and theoretical knowledge, can contribute to positive and sustainable local and global futures. The authors in this book have brought their thinking to various aspects of this existential challenge using the lenses of Wisdom and Wise Practice, in an effort to explore ideas by which society might make choices in planning and acting for a wiser future.

Wisdom practices have developed over millennia to assist people in approaching and managing life experiences and difficulties. While such practices were originally considered the purview of academic and religious scholars; at this important time in history, it must become everyone’s responsibility to wisely look ahead if we are to achieve a sustainable future for society.

The authors of this book comprise international future-oriented leaders, scholars, practitioners, community members and commentators with a commitment to social justice, human service and development. The book explores the place of wisdom and wise living practices alongside other ways of knowing and acting, for shaping positive futures for people and the world we inhabit. The chapters examine major challenges across political, physical and social life worlds, aiming to promote a quantum shift in discourse and decision making to address current and future challenges.

The four parts of the book follow forward thinking ideas of wise professional practice:
• Facing future challenges,
• Exploring practice pathways,
• Examining options and
• Future possibilities.
Chinese Students' Navigating Experiences in Transnational Higher Education Programmes
Author: Kun Dai
This book offers an account of Chinese students' intercultural learning experiences in China-Australia articulation programmes. While these students learn in programmes that Chinese and Australian partner universities collaboratively operate, differences in educational practices still make them encounter barriers. To deal with cross-system differences, some students indicate a positive sense of agency. However, some of them feel disempowered. Notably, many students develop a sense of in-betweenness through learning in such programmes. Based on the investigation, Kun Dai argues that intercultural learning and adjustment in the transnational higher education context may become more complex than other forms of international education.
Volume Editors: Radhika Iyengar and Christina T. Kwauk
The global education community, guided for decades by the concept of Education for Sustainable Development, has done little to support the radical transformation of education systems needed to respond to climate change. Part of this inertia rests in five roadblocks to quality education identified in a Brookings report, and about which stakeholders from the fields of ESD, GCED, GE, and HR education came together in April 2020 to begin discussing ways of addressing.

This edited volume picks up that conversation by laying out elements of a shared vision, or roadmap, for the global education sector in climate action. The volume includes perspectives that span multiple continents, disciplines, and positionalities within the education system – from policymakers to teachers to youth. It curates exiting literature, surfaces in-depth case studies, and presents overviews of conceptual frameworks on a diverse range of topics relating to systems transformation, monitoring and accountability mechanisms, lessons from the field, teacher support, as well as activism and advocacy by students.

Curriculum and Learning for Climate Action: Toward an SDG 4.7 Roadmap for Systems Change offers researchers, practitioners, donors, and decisionmakers insights into entry points for education systems change needed to reorient our relationship with our planetary systems.
Bild und Bilddidaktik im christlich-islamischen Dialog
Religion lebt in Bildern. Bilder stiften Gemeinschaft. Gleichzeitig ziehen Bilder Grenzen zwischen Menschen. In diesem Spannungsfeld erforscht die vorliegende Arbeit Kriterien eines angemessenen Umgangs mit religiöser Bildlichkeit in interkulturellen und interreligiösen Lernsituationen.
Diese interdisziplinäre Forschungsarbeit im Schnittbereich von Religions- und Kunstpädagogik analysiert die Bedeutung verbildlichter Religion für das interkulturelle und interreligiöse Lernen zwischen Menschen christlicher und islamischer Prägung. Dazu untersucht der Autor zentrale Verbildlichungen des Christentums und des Islams vor dem Hintergrund imaginationstheoretischer und bildwissenschaftlicher Erkenntnisse und im Abgleich mit religionspädagogischen und kunstpädagogischen Bildumgangskonzepten. Darauf aufbauend entwickelt er Grundlagen einer interkulturellen und interreligiösen Bilddidaktik und legt dar, welchen Beitrag Religions- und Kunstpädagogik zu einem mündigen Umgang mit kulturellen Figurationen im Allgemeinen und mit religiösen Verbildlichungen im Speziellen leisten können.