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Psychology and Education

Mathew Thomson

in Psychological Subjects: Identity, Culture, and Health in Twentieth-Century Britain

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199287802
eISBN:
9780191713378
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287802.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter argues that education was a key arena for spreading the influence of psychology. This is not a novel view, but it is argued that too much emphasis has been placed on the role of ... More


Katherine Mansfield and Children

Gerri Kimber and Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474491907
eISBN:
9781399509480
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474491907.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Virginia Woolf once remarked that Katherine Mansfield had ‘a kind of childlikeness somewhere which has been much disfigured, but still exists’. This ‘childlikeness’ is indeed a facet of Mansfield’s ... More


Liberty and Order in the Educational Anthropology of Maria Montessori

John J. McDermott

in The Drama of Possibility: Experience as Philosophy of Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226627
eISBN:
9780823235704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226627.003.0030
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents an essay on the concepts of order and liberty in the educational anthropology of Maria Montessori. It was she, more than any other person in the 20th ... More


Action

Stephen K. Reed

in Cognitive Skills You Need for the 21st Century

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
August 2020
ISBN:
9780197529003
eISBN:
9780197529034
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197529003.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

Actions can be either physical, virtual, or mental and act on either physical, virtual, or mental objects. For instance, Maria Montessori constructed educational materials that enabled students to ... More


Careers

Lyndsey Jenkins

in Sisters and Sisterhood: The Kenney Family, Class, and Suffrage, 1890-1965

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2021
ISBN:
9780192848802
eISBN:
9780191944086
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192848802.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter uses the lives of Caroline and Jane Kenney to offer new insights into the relationship between suffrage, feminism, and educational reform. While the links between the teaching ... More


Katherine Mansfield’s Play Aesthetics

Imola Nagy-Seres

in Katherine Mansfield and Children

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9781474491907
eISBN:
9781399509480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474491907.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This essay explores the aesthetic and socio-political importance of play in Katherine Mansfield’s selected short stories. For Mansfield, children’s play is not synonymous with a complete withdrawal ... More


Alternative learning spaces in the UK: background to the case studies used in this book

Peter Kraftl

in Geographies of alternative education: Diverse learning spaces for children and young people

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9781447300496
eISBN:
9781447310914
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300496.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Education

This chapter provides a systematic overview of the case studies discussed in this book. It is divided into rough ‘types’, focusing, in turn, on: Care Farms; Forest Schools; Homeschooling; Democratic ... More


The Sower: Plato

Dominic Scott and R. Edward Freeman

in Models of Leadership in Plato and Beyond

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780198837350
eISBN:
9780191874055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837350.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management, Organization Studies

The final model considered is the leader as sower. Here Plato anticipates the concept of thought leadership. The core components of the model include originating ideas big enough to create a legacy, ... More


Learning Through Make-Believe Play

Laura E. Berk

in Awakening Children's Minds: How Parents and Teachers Can Make a Difference

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195124859
eISBN:
9780197565506
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195124859.003.0008
Subject:
Education, Teaching Skills and Techniques

Two days a week, Kevin leaves his office 45 minutes early to take charge of his 2-year-old daughter, Sophie, while her mother, a university professor, teaches a late class. One balmy spring ... More


Consulting, Cinematic Utopia, and Organizational Restraints

Florian Hoof

in Angels of Efficiency: A Media History of Consulting

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190886363
eISBN:
9780190886400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190886363.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Chapter 4 discusses Frank and Lillian Gilbreth’s understanding of media and the attempts at implementing their consulting model in the business world as a solution for tackling the crisis of ... More


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