The American School
Publisher: Wikibooks 2010
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 authentic discussions about American schooling. Our goal for the project was to develop a means to facilitate thought and reflection on what schools are for.
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by T. C. Sharma - Sarup & Sons
Contents: Modifications of desired qualifications; Development of practice in teacher education; The educational and social setting; Normal schools; From normal schools to teacher colleges; Teacher education in colleges and universities; etc.
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.
by Chris Adams, et al. - Wikibooks
This book studies a variety of classroom management theorists and their theories, noting the historical background of the theorist, a basic overview of the theory, and a professional critique of the theory. It also discusses practical applications.
by W. M. Evers, H. J. Walberg - Hoover Institution Press
This book takes a hard look at the professional, technical, and public policy issues surrounding student achievement and teacher effectiveness -- and shows how testing and accountability can play a vital role in improving American schools.