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Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Thoughtful Teachers, Thoughtful Schools: Issues and Insights in Education Today / Edition 2

Thoughtful Teachers, Thoughtful Schools: Issues and Insights in Education Today / Edition 2

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Since its inception in 1958, Editorial Projects in Education's (EPE) primary mission has been to help raise the level of awareness and understanding among professionals and the public of important issues in American education. EPE is the publisher of two leading, national education publications: Teacher Magazine and Education Week. The third edition of Thoughtful Teachers, Thoughtful Schools continues its tradition of providing an unusually current, comprehensive, and analytic examination of all the important issues in American education today. In more than 60 articles complex issues and developments in education are presented in clear, compelling, and engagingly-written prose. Written by experienced, nationally recognized education writers, the articles are alive with the insights and opinions of the country's leading educators and policy makers. Teachers, administrators, superintendents, and those involved in policy making.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780205184965
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 10/28/1995
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 8.31(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.59(d)

Table of Contents


1.America's Changing Students.

2.Teen Culture, Debra Viadero.

3.Breaking the Language Barrier, Lynn Schnaiberg.

4.Failing Our Gifted Students, Ellen Winner.

5.Culture Clash, Debra Viadero.

6.Getting By, Ann Bradley.

7.More Than “Just the Facts,” Eileen Kalinowski.

8.Keith Can't Spell “Know,” Venetta Whitaker.

9.Where the Boys Are, Christina Hoff Sommers.

10.Where the Girls Are, David Sadker.


11.The Mystery of Learning.

12.The Best of Both Worlds, Karen Diegmuellerl.

13.Educating Rafael, Lynn Schnaiberg.

14.A Course of Action, David Ruenzel.

15.Mix and Match, Debra Viadero.

16.Brain Trust, Debra Viadero.

17.The Unschooled Mind, Daniel Gursky.

18.The Waldorf Way, David Ruenzel.

19.Leading Lady, David Ruenzel.

20.Wired for the Future, Peter West.


21.Focusing on Outcomes.

22.Standards Times 50, Lynn Olson.

23.Attacking Bilingual Education, Lynn Schnaiberg.

24.Unconventional Wisdom, Ann Bradley.

25.A Sense of Ownership, Debra Viadero.

26.Learning to Care, Debra Viadero.

27.The Importance of Being Vague, JimBurke.

28.Beyond Ebonics I, Shelby Steele.

29.Beyond Ebonics II, Randy Ross.

30.The Language of Science, Debra Viadero.

31.Caught Between Two Worlds, Robert Lake (Medicine Grizzlybear).

32.Virtue Should Be Seen, Amitai Etzioni.

33.Standing in the Winds of Change.


34.Boards of Contention, Lynn Olson and Ann Bradley.

35.Divided We Stand, Ann Bradley.

36.A Clean Slate, Lynn Olson.

37.Working From Within, Jeanne Ponessa.

38.Rethinking Desegregation, Peter Schmidt.

39.Who's in Charge? Ann Bradley.

40.A Welcome Change, Ann Bradley.

41.Crossing the Tracks, Peter Schmidt.

42.Under the Surface, Robert Rothman.

43.“A Model of Strength,” Drew Lindsay.

44.Rediscovering Local Schools, Paul Hill, James W. Guthrie and Larry Pierce.

45.How, Not How Much, Drew Lindsay.

46.Under the Microscope, Linda Jacobson.

47.Mixed Blessings, Debra Viadero.

48.The Little School that Could, David Ruenzel.

49.School Choice I, Willis D. Hawley.

50.School Choice II, Karl Borden and Edward A. Rauchut.


51.A Profession Evolving.

52.Teaching Professionals, Ann Bradley.

53.Teaching for America's Future, Ann Bradley.

54.The Longest Reform, Judith Renyi.

55.Producing Better Teachers, John I. Goodlad.

56.Books Worth Remembering, Susan Ohanian.

57.Test Pilots, Ann Bradley.

58.What Price Success? Ann Bradley.

59.Past Imperfect, David Ruenzel.

60.Reality Check, Ann Bradley.

61.The Price of Isolation, Ann Bradley.

62.Survey Says, Ann Bradley.

63.The Missing Link, Ann Bradley.

64.The Myth of Failed Reform, Larry Cuban.

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