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We're doing it wrong : 25 ideas in education that just don't work-and how to fix them / David Michael Slater.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 371.207 Slater (Text) 31208912364868 new non-fiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781510725614
  • ISBN: 151072561X
  • ISBN: 9781510725621
  • ISBN: 1510725628
  • Physical Description: xx, 111 pages ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Skyhorse Publishing, 2018.

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Old school-age-based education -- Sameness-goals vs methods -- Can it-scripted curricula -- Trust issues-merit pay & accountability -- Job security-the tenure debate -- Sage on the stage vs guide on the side-student-centered education -- The customer is always right-students as clients -- The money pit-professional development -- Size matters-the class size debate -- Extreme teaching-differentiation -- When fair is not fair-gifted & talented education -- The opposite of success-a bubble-wrapped generation -- Stay on target-helicopter parents -- Going it alone-absent parents -- The opportunity gap-poverty -- Deadlines & do-overs-proficiency, growth & grades -- Introverts vs extroverts-group work -- Spring spheres-diversity education -- The buddy system-modern anti-bullying programs -- A blank slate-the writing crisis -- Students for sale-advertising in schools -- The coming crisis-teacher shortages -- The zombie apocalypse-school start times -- A class issue-homework -- Robbing peter-school choice.
Summary, etc.:
David Michael Slaters Were Doing It Wrong is a thought-provoking dissection of the issues plaguing American public schools. Each chapter identifies a major problem in the education system, exploring its roots and repercussions.
Subject: Educational change > United States.
Education > Aims and objectives > United States.
Education and state > United States.
Genre: Nonfiction.

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