Learning in Depth: A simple innovation that can transform schooling. Chicago: University of Chicago press, 2010.
The Future of Education: Reimagining our schools from the ground up. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.
Teaching literacy: Engaging the imagination of new readers and writers. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2006; Bucharest: Editura CD Press, 2007.
An imaginative approach to teaching. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005. Translated into Korean, Japanese, Indonesian, Spanish.
Getting it wrong from the beginning: Our progressivist inheritance from Herbert Spencer, John Dewey, and Jean Piaget. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002. Paperback, 2004.
Egan, K. (1999). Children’s minds, talking rabbits, and clockwork oranges. (Selected articles. Solicited). Forward by Elliot W. Eisner. New York: Teachers College Press.
Egan, K. (1997). The educated mind: How cognitive tools shape our understanding. (pp. 299). Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Translated into Portuguese, Swedish, Danish, Hebrew, Spanish, Russian, Greek.
Egan, K. (1988). Primary understanding: Education in early childhood. (pp. 287). New York and London: Routledge.
Egan, K. (1986). Teaching as story telling. (pp. 122). London, Ontario: The Althouse Press; London: Routledge, 1988; Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1988; Lisbon: Dom Quixote, 1994; Madrid: Ediciones Morata & el Ministerio de Educación y Ciencia, 1994; Stockholm: Runa Forlag, 1995; Oslo: Ad Notam Gyldendal, 1996.
Egan, K. (1983). Education and psychology: Plato, Piaget, and scientific psychology. (pp. 210). New York: Teachers College Press; London: Methuen, 1984; Tokyo: Keiso Shobo, 1988; Buenos Aires: International Editions, in press.
Egan, K. (1979). Educational development. New York: Oxford University Press; Lisbon: Dom Quixote, 1992.
Oversight Committee of the How People Learn project of the American Academy of Sciences.
Advisory Board of Association for Process Philosophy.
Reviewer for Educational Researcher, Clio, Journal of Educational Thought, Canadian Journal of Education, etc., and for various publishers, incl. University of Chicago Press, Teachers College Press, Oxford University Press, etc. Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Educational Thought, Teaching Education, etc.
2000: Co-organizer of the Joint Far Western and North Western Philosophy of Education Societies conference.