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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by Michael Orey - The Global Text Project
A discussion of ideas described as learning or instructional theories. Examples include Information Processing, Constructivism of Piaget, and Social Constructivism of Vygotsky. The latter part describes as a collection of instructional strategies ...
by Lance T. Izumi, Williamson M. Evers - 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.
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by Alise Lamoreaux - Open Oregon Educational Resources
The book is designed to introduce students to the contextual issues of college. This open educational resource is designed to engage students in seeing themselves as college students and understanding the complexity of what that means to their lives.