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 Irwin Kirsch, Henry Braun (eds) - Springer
Across the country, our children are beginning life from very different starting points. These different starting points place children on distinctly different trajectories of development, ultimately leading to vastly different adult outcomes.
by Caroline C. Williams, et al. - ETC Press
Teachers accomplish their daily miracles through collaboration by asking questions about what they don't know and sharing what they do. This book was written by teacher pioneers to share their collaborating, their designing, and their exploring.
Useful guide for both students and teachers to the problem of how to impart learning. Theories: behavioralist, constructivist, post-modern, adult learning; Organizational learning: contributions by discipline, triggers, influencing factors, etc.
This book is an overview of the concept of Blended Learning and how it relates to the integration of technologies in the K-12 environment. By way of explanation to non-Americans, K-12 means all primary and secondary schooling.