Below are some selected Education Encyclopedias and Handbooks that can help you understand concepts in education.
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Also, listed here are selected titles that might be of interest:
*Encyclopedia of Special Education
*Gender and Education: An Encyclopedia
*Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children
*Key Concepts in Early Childhood Education and Care
*Philosophy of Education