Drawing on his widely read Huffington Post columns—rated one of the top educational blogs in the United States—Alan Singer introduces readers to contemporary issues in education in the United States. The issues are presented with a point of view and an edge intended to promote widespread classroom debate and discussion. Each section opens with a new topical summary essay followed by a series of brief essays updated and adapted from Huffington Post columns. The book includes guest contributions, guiding questions, and responses to essays by teacher education students and teachers to further classroom discussion. Education Flashpoints is written in a conversational style that draws readers into a series of debates by presenting issues in a clear and concise manner, but also with a touch of irony and a bit of rhetorical bite. The topics examined in these essays read like the latest newspaper headlines in the battle to define public education in the United States.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-24 - Publisher: Routledge
Drawing on his widely read Huffington Post columns—rated one of the top educational blogs in the United States—Alan Singer introduces readers to contemporary issues in education in the United States. The issues are presented with a point of view and an edge intended to promote widespread classroom debate and discussion.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-05 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Dueck demonstrates that politicians are a core part of the education system’s problem because of their predilection for siding with power structures in society, namely unions and teachers rather than the clients of their services—the students.
Covering a timely topic, which is more and more frequently in the news, this book offers vignettes that will sharpen the reader's ability to recognize and respond to difficult situations sparked by identity differences among faculty, staff, and students in college and university settings. The authors provide a systematic guide
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-02 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
Common Sense about Common Core breaks down everything you need to know about the Common Core, from how it was implemented to where we are now. This book will show that Common Core is a necessary initiative for achieving America’s Race to the Top.
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-09-17 - Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC
ATTENTION: ALL FACULTY & ADMINISTRATORS “Another book on student ratings? Are you kidding me?” “Nope, but this one is REALLY different.” Another review of the research or step-by-step on how to develop and interpret rating scales? NOT! (Berk did that with Thirteen Strategies) Designed to solve YOUR problems, conflicts, and