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.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
by Bertram Bandman - The Ohio State University Press
Bandman demonstrates the relevance of philosophy to education by undertaking a philosophical examination of the crucial question 'What should be taught?' His purpose is to determine what qualifies as a rational argument in answering this question.
by Chris Adams, et al. - Wikibooks
This book studies a variety of classroom management theorists and their theories, noting the historical background of the theorist, a basic overview of the theory, and a professional critique of the theory. It also discusses practical applications.
by Bryan Alexander, et al. - Wikibooks
This book presents a range of techniques that self-motivated learners can use to connect with each other and develop stronger communities and collaborations. The book is addressed to everyone who is interested in how learning works ...
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 ...