Our Schools and Our Future: Are We Still at Risk?
by Paul E. Peterson
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2003
Number of pages: 378
This book assesses the changes that have occurred in the twenty years since "A Nation at Risk", which urged major reforms in American education, was issued by the National Education Commission. It offers recommendations based on three core principles - accountability, choice, and transparency - that can reinvigorate the system and rekindle America's confidence in public education.
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by Kristen A. Munger, et al. - Open SUNY Textbooks
Introduces instructional strategies linked to the most current research-supported practices in the field of literacy. The book includes chapters related to scientifically-based literacy research, early literacy development, literacy assessment, etc.
by Michael Orey - The Global Text Project
A discussion of ideas described as learning or instructional theories. Examples include Information Processing, Constructivism of Piaget, and Social Constructivism of Vygotsky. The latter part describes as a collection of instructional strategies ...
by Alise Lamoreaux - Open Oregon Educational Resources
The book is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues of college. This open educational resource is designed to engage students in seeing themselves as college students and understanding the complexity of what that means to their lives.
- U.S. Department of Education
What pre-school teachers and childcare providers can do to help children develop their language abilities, increase their knowledge, become familiar with books and printed materials, learn letters and sounds, recognize numbers and learn to count.