Language Across the Curriculum in the Elementary Grades
by Christopher Thaiss
Publisher: National Council of Teachers of English 2011
Number of pages: 80
Christopher Thaiss explores the use of writing in classrooms from grades one through six. Drawing on first-hand observations of classrooms, interviews with teachers, and analysis of student work, he argues that language across the curriculum is something that happens continuously in classrooms and in homes and on playgrounds, whether we wish it to or not.
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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 George Keller - The Johns Hopkins University Press
While he celebrated higher education as the engine of progress in every aspect of American life, George Keller also challenged academia's sacred cows and entrenched practices with provocative ideas designed to induce 'creative discomfort'.
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.
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.