A Primer on America's Schools
by Terry M. Moe
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2001
Number of pages: 324
In this volume the eleven members of the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education provide a broad overview of the American education system -- pulling together basic facts about its structure and operation, identifying key problems that hinder its performance, and offering perspectives on the requirements of genuine reform.
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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.
by John Daicopoulos - RenegadeScience.com
A short book on those fundamental day-to-day nuances and habits every physics teacher needs to do in order to teach the physics content. Based on almost twenty years of teaching high school and first-year university physics.
This book is the result work by undergraduate students in an introductory course labeled The American School offered at Northern Michigan University. The focus of the course was to engage non-educators in discussions about American schooling.
Many students have constant problems with different courses, despite the effort put in. This short guide will show some basic steps on how to pass a course. It is not meant to be a full treatise, but rather a practical guide of various techniques.