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