Social and Cultural Foundations of American Education
by Patrick O'Shea, Dwight Allen, Peter Baker
Publisher: Wikibooks 2012
The major objective of this combined effort of a dedicated group of professional collaborators was to plan a series of research initiatives to study the outcomes of this unprecedented, innovative approach to the introduction of students to the profession of teaching.
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by Charlotte Thompson Iserbyt - 3d Research Co
This book argues that the academic meltdown in our public education system is intentional. It asserts that change agents have been working at the Education Department to change curriculum, not to improve teaching but to promote a socialist agenda.
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.
by Rajiv S. Jhangiani, Robert Biswas-Diener - Ubiquity Press
Affordable education. Transparent science. Accessible scholarship. These ideas are slowly becoming a reality thanks to the open education, open science, and open access movements. This book shares the stories from global leaders in the open movement.
by Lauren B. Resnick - National Academies Press
The topics covered are the nature of thinking and learning, the possibilities of teaching general reasoning, the attempts to improve intelligence, thinking skills in academic disciplines, cultivating the disposition toward higher order thinking, etc.