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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- 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.
by Leonard E. Read - Foundation for Economic Education
How to become more knowledgeable? Unquestionably, the first step is to become sharply aware of how little we know. The know-it-all is a know-nothing! The more we practice what we know, the more shall we know what to practice.
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 B. Beiderwell, L.F. Tse, T. Lochhaas, N.B. deKanter - Flat World Knowledge
The focus of the book is on realistic, practical tools for the students who need them. This is a book designed, frankly, for students who may have difficulty with traditional college textbooks. The style is direct and to the point.