3 edition of education of an American. found in the catalog.
education of an American.
|Series||Series in American studies|
|LC Classifications||PN4874.S78 A3 1970|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||320|
|LC Control Number||74018803|
As American as Public School, In , 6 percent of America’s children graduated from high school; by , 51 percent graduated and 40 percent went on to college. This program recalls how massive immigration, child labor laws, and the explosive growth of cities fueled school attendance and transformed public education. History of American Education Primer depicts the evolution of American educational history from to the present. The book highlights how ideological managers have shaped society and, because schools mirror society, have thus had a profound impact on education and schooling. Five common areas of study - philosophy, politics, economics, social sciences, and religion - are used to trace the.
Today’s education is training yesterday’s students. We need to structure those classes, in schools, to be more experiential by utilizing ideas like the ones already working atBabson, where. Flexner had popularized this approach to higher education in his book, The American College, in which he criticized the elitist classical education of the old world and proposed that U.S. education be more experience and application based. He envisioned a pedagogical model that allowed students "time to stop, read, work and think.".
Education - Education - Expansion of American education: Although such principles remained the basis of America’s educational endeavour, that endeavour—like America itself—underwent a vast evolution. The once-controversial parochial schools not only continued to exist but also increasingly drew public financial support for programs or students. Many American critics believe that the major problem with public education today is a lack of focus on results. Students aren’t expected to meet high standards, the argument goes, and the process of education takes precedence over analyzing education results in policy-making circles.. This is a valid argument (as far as it goes).
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book serious introspection and often searing candor/5(23). Kaczynski's education at Harvard, the prevalence there of certain moral ideas common during the Cold War, his participation at Harvard in controversial psychological tests and experiments, and the impact of these tests on his psyche are important themes.
Annotation (c) Book Cited by: The Education of an American book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. American Education: A History by Wayne J. Urban and Jennings L. Wagoner, Jr. This book seems like a good starting point, as it details the history of American Education from pre-colonial days on (including a look at Native American education before colonization).Author: Amanda Kay Oaks.
He currently teaches at Queens College of the City University of New York. His major research interests are history of education, multicultural education, Native American culture, the politics of education, global education, and human rights education/5(37).
Explains the history of American education well. This book does not help you become a better teacher in the sense that, it offers little advice. However, it offers a rich history of American education which, in turn, helps teachers understand the education system in the past and present.
Overall, worth the read/5. Sarah Mondale is president and co-director of Stone Lantern Films, as well as a public school teacher in New York. She directed and co-produced the award-winning PBS series School (narrated by Meryl Streep), PBS primetime film Marcel Proust, Emmy award-winning Asylum and most recent film, Backpack Full of Cash () explores the privatization of public schools in America/5(51).
The books I have identified, with the help of members of the Institute of Ideas’ Education Forum, teachers and colleagues at several universities, constitute an attempt at an education “canon”.Author: Dennis Hayes. This is a masterful book, full of many insights and corrections of historical misconceptions.
Its most important point: blacks in slave-holding states have always valued education, and did everything in their power to promote education of black children, even during by: In teacher education: General education.
In his influential Education of American Teachers (), James B. Conant recommended that half the course requirements of the four-year program of preparation for elementary teachers should be given over to general courses, a further quarter to an “area of concentration,” and the remaining quarter to professional studies.
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The book is divided into four sections: education as the assimilation program's center, American Indian perspective of the program's impact, an analysis of American Indian reaction to boarding schools, and American Indian post-educational experiences and reformer hed: The Education of Little Tree is a memoir-style novel written by Asa Earl Carter under the pseudonym Forrest Carter.
First published in by Delacorte Press, it was initially promoted as an authentic autobiography recounting Forrest Carter's youth experiences with his Cherokee grandparents in the Appalachian mountains. However, the book was quickly proven to be a literary hoax orchestrated Author: Forrest Carter.
The Mis-Education of the Negro is a book originally published in by Dr. Carter G. Woodson. The thesis of Dr. Woodson's book is that blacks of his day were being culturally indoctrinated, rather than taught, in American schools. This conditioning, he claims, causes blacks to become dependent and to seek out inferior places in the greater society of which they are a : Carter G.
Woodson. As the result, conversations on the American decline usually conclude with the following argument: Since society can be no better than the level of understanding displayed by its individual members, and since the individual's understanding is based largely upon his educational experience, we can only arrest the national decline by "more education.".
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15 must-read books about K education in the US In the Reagan administration released its “A Nation at Risk" report – a devastating critique of America 's public schools based on the Author: Kristin Rawls. Joel Spring’s American Education introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States.
In his signature straightforward and concise approach to describing complex issues, Spring illuminates events and topics and that are often overlooked or whitewashed, giving students the opportunity to engage in.
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For most children, compulsory schooling starts at around the age of five to six, and runs for 12 consecutive years. Education is mandatory to the age of at least 16 in all states, with some requiring students to stay in a formal education setting to - James Banks' book, Multicultural Education: Transformative Knowledge and Action, makes an important contribution to the growing body of scholarship regarding multiculturalism in education.
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