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Reforming Reading Writing and Mathematics

Reforming Reading  Writing  and Mathematics Author S.G. Grant
ISBN-10 9781136498916
Release 2012-12-06
Pages 256
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In this book S.G. Grant reports his study of how four Michigan elementary school teachers manage a range of reforms (such as new tests, textbooks, and curriculum frameworks) in three different school subjects (reading, writing, and mathematics). Two significant findings emerge from his comparison of these responses: teachers' responses vary across classrooms (even when they teach in the same school building) and also across the reforms (a teacher might embrace reforms in one subject area, but ignore proposed changes in another). This study of teachers' responses to reading, writing, and mathematics reform and the prospects for systemic reform is part of a growing trend to look at the intersection of curriculum policy and teachers' classroom practice. It is unique in the way the author looks at teachers' responses to multiple subject matter reforms; uses those responses as part of an analysis of the recent move toward systemic reform; and employs empirical findings as a means of examining the current movement toward systemic reform. Reforming Reading, Writing, and Mathematics is important reading for researchers, practitioners, and graduate students of educational policy, teaching and learning in reading, writing, and mathematics, and elementary education, and for policy analysts in universities, foundations, and government.



Journal for Research in Mathematics Education

Journal for Research in Mathematics Education Author
ISBN-10 UIUC:30112046310774
Release 1999
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Statistical Thinking and Learning

Statistical Thinking and Learning Author Brian Greer
ISBN-10 UCSD:31822030041271
Release 2000
Pages 155
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Devoted to statistical thinking and learning, this special double issue reflects major developments within statistics education. During recent years, statistics has entered or gained increased prominence in mainstream mathematics curricula in many countries. Some aspects of the relationship between statistics education and mathematics education in general are illustrated, as is the crucial role of statistical education for responsible citizenship in modern society. The articles: * provide analyses of the development of children's statistical thinking, * discuss statistical thinking at a higher and more technical level, and * illustrate the issues central to the development of statistical education.



Choice

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ISBN-10 UOM:39015079402338
Release 1999
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Literacy instruction in CSR schools

Literacy instruction in CSR schools Author Richard J. Correnti
ISBN-10 UOM:39015061007111
Release 2005
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Teachers engaging parents and children in mathematical learning

Teachers engaging parents and children in mathematical learning Author Regina M. Mistretta
ISBN-10 157886772X
Release 2008-03-28
Pages 139
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This book serves to enliven three-way partnerships among parents, teachers, and students concerning mathematical learning in elementary and middle school settings. Key tenets of the principles concerning constructivism and overlapping spheres of influence are presented in the first two chapters to provide a solid theoretical basis for teaching mathematics the way we do and for involving parents in the learning process. The remaining chapters describe parental involvement initiatives that reflect a model consisting of an invitation, an initial meeting, an engagement workshop, home activities, a follow-up session, and additional tasks to maintain connections between the mathematics classroom and the home. Book jacket.



Elementary Social Studies Teachers Implementation of Curriculum embedded Performance Assessment in South Korea

Elementary Social Studies Teachers  Implementation of Curriculum embedded Performance Assessment in South Korea Author Jinyoung Choi
ISBN-10 MSU:31293027368806
Release 2005
Pages 444
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Resources in Education

Resources in Education Author
ISBN-10 MINN:30000010540338
Release 2001-08
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The Best Books for Academic Libraries Political science law education

The Best Books for Academic Libraries  Political science  law  education Author
ISBN-10 072220017X
Release 2002-01-01
Pages 412
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Books recommended for undergraduate and college libraries listed by Library of Congress Classification Numbers.



The Cumulative Book Index

The Cumulative Book Index Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105124517744
Release 1999
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Elementary Social Studies

Elementary Social Studies Author S.G. Grant
ISBN-10 9781134672936
Release 2014-03-14
Pages 310
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Organized around four commonplaces of education—learners and learning, subject matter, teachers and teaching, and classroom environment—Elementary Social Studies provides a rich and ambitious framework to help social studies teachers achieve powerful teaching and learning results. By blending the theoretical and the practical, the authors deeply probe the basic elements of quality instruction—planning, implementation, and assessment—always with the goal of creating and supporting students who are motivated, engaged, and thoughtful. Book features and updates to the third edition include: • New chapter on classroom assessment that outlines and compares existing assessment strategies, contextualizes them within the framework of state standards, and articulates a constructivist approach that moves away from traditional high-stakes testing towards more meaningful ways of evaluating student learning • New chapter that highlights and explains key elements of the Common Core State Standards for English Language Arts, and shows how the incorporation of critical ELA instruction into the social studies curriculum can foster more ambitious teaching and learning • Real-classroom narratives that introduce each chapter and provide in-depth access to teaching and learning contexts • Practical curriculum and resource suggestions for the social studies classroom • End-of-chapter summaries and annotated teaching resources



The Challenge of Rethinking History Education

The Challenge of Rethinking History Education Author Bruce A. VanSledright
ISBN-10 9781136923029
Release 2010-09-13
Pages 232
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Every few years in the United States, history teachers go through what some believe is an embarrassing national ritual. A representative group of students sit down to take a standardized U.S. history test, and the results show varied success. Sizable percentages of students score at or below a "basic" understanding of the country’s history. Pundits seize on these results to argue that not only are students woefully ignorant about history, but history teachers are simply not doing an adequate job teaching historical facts. The overly common practice of teaching history as a series of dates, memorizing the textbook, and taking notes on teachers’ lectures ensues. In stark contrast, social studies educators like Bruce A. VanSledright argue instead for a more inquiry-oriented approach to history teaching and learning that fosters a sense of citizenship through the critical skills of historical investigation. Detailed case studies of exemplar teachers are included in this timely book to make visible, in an easily comprehensible way, the thought processes of skilled teachers. Each case is then unpacked further to clearly address the question of what history teachers need to know to teach in an investigative way. The Challenge of Rethinking History Education is a must read for anyone looking for a guide to both the theory and practice of what it means to teach historical thinking, to engage in investigative practice with students, and to increase students’ capacity to critically read and assess the nature of the complex culture in which they live.



Subject Guide to Books in Print

Subject Guide to Books in Print Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105022290980
Release 2001
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Books in Print

Books in Print Author
ISBN-10 UOM:39015062097749
Release 2005
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Books in print is the major source of information on books currently published and in print in the United States. The database provides the record of forthcoming books, books in-print, and books out-of-print.



In Search of America s Past

In Search of America s Past Author Bruce VanSledright
ISBN-10 9780807741924
Release 2002
Pages 189
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Offers alternatives to conventional textbook learning for history students, describing the use of in-depth historical projects and investigations that result in better retention of knowledge.



Reforming Teaching and Teacher Education

Reforming Teaching and Teacher Education Author Eija Kimonen
ISBN-10 9463009159
Release 2016-12-16
Pages 284
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What are the prerequisites for reforming education, and how can these reforms be seen in school development and culture? How should teacher education support this reform process? What are the principles and practices underlying the functioning of the schools of tomorrow? These questions are examined in this unique volume. The authors in this book argue that the central function of teacher education and education in general is to respond to the challenges brought on by the twenty-first century. According to this approach, the competencies and skills needed in the future are not merely a new addition to school activities, but rather something requiring a comprehensive reform of school culture encompassing teacher education, curricula, and teaching methods. Such a fundamental process of change in the action and thinking models used by schools would be an effort to achieve a complete transformation, the result of which would be schools developing into organizations that are both creative and imbued with a strong sense of community. A central attribute is that the creation of new knowledge is not just restricted to the classroom but also takes place in out-of-school environments. This would link learning to its natural context, eventually leading to an ideal instruction that is actively problem oriented, holistic, and life centered. This reform-minded volume is divided into three parts. The first part focuses on the reform processes in teacher education, the second on the reforms of pedagogics at schools and teacher education institutions, and the third on the processes of reculturing schools. New prospects for active schools in the United States and Europe, as well as in Japan and China, are discussed.



Current Index to Journals in Education

Current Index to Journals in Education Author
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105111430026
Release 2002
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