Our Schools and Our Future: Are We Still at Risk?
by Paul E. Peterson
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2003
Number of pages: 378
This book assesses the changes that have occurred in the twenty years since "A Nation at Risk", which urged major reforms in American education, was issued by the National Education Commission. It offers recommendations based on three core principles - accountability, choice, and transparency - that can reinvigorate the system and rekindle America's confidence in public education.
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by Irwin Kirsch, Henry Braun (eds) - Springer
Across the country, our children are beginning life from very different starting points. These different starting points place children on distinctly different trajectories of development, ultimately leading to vastly different adult outcomes.
Assistive Technology is a field that is changing as fast or faster than the rest of technology used in teaching and learning. This book will initially focus on assistive technology that can be used in a normal classroom.
by Michelle Commeyras, et al. - The Global Text Project
The book for those teachers who want to be readers and teachers. It will inspire you to explore ways of bringing your reading self to teaching reading and language arts. We want to encourage those who already share their reading life with students.
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.