A Primer on America's Schools
by Terry M. Moe
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2001
Number of pages: 324
In this volume the eleven members of the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education provide a broad overview of the American education system -- pulling together basic facts about its structure and operation, identifying key problems that hinder its performance, and offering perspectives on the requirements of genuine reform.
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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.
by Brock Haussamen - National Council of Teachers of English
This book is a resource for college teachers who wonder what to do about grammar -- how to teach it, how to apply it. It offers teachers ways to negotiate the often conflicting goals of testing, confident writing, the culturally inclusive 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.
by Shalini Wadhwa - Sarup & Sons
Topics covered: Theory and principles of adult education; The field of adult education; Purpose of adult education; Adult education for employment; Target groups; Socially isolated groups; Occupational groups; Thematic variations in adult education.