Social and Cultural Foundations of American Education
by Patrick O'Shea, Dwight Allen, Peter Baker
Publisher: Wikibooks 2012
The major objective of this combined effort of a dedicated group of professional collaborators was to plan a series of research initiatives to study the outcomes of this unprecedented, innovative approach to the introduction of students to the profession of teaching.
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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 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 Charlotte Thompson Iserbyt - 3d Research Co
This book argues that the academic meltdown in our public education system is intentional. It asserts that change agents have been working at the Education Department to change curriculum, not to improve teaching but to promote a socialist agenda.
by Lauren B. Resnick - National Academies Press
The topics covered are the nature of thinking and learning, the possibilities of teaching general reasoning, the attempts to improve intelligence, thinking skills in academic disciplines, cultivating the disposition toward higher order thinking, etc.