A Primer on America's Schools
by Terry M. Moe
Publisher: Hoover Institution Press 2001
Number of pages: 324
In this volume the eleven members of the Koret Task Force on K–12 Education provide a broad overview of the American education system -- pulling together basic facts about its structure and operation, identifying key problems that hinder its performance, and offering perspectives on the requirements of genuine reform.
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Useful guide for both students and teachers to the problem of how to impart learning. Theories: behavioralist, constructivist, post-modern, adult learning; Organizational learning: contributions by discipline, triggers, influencing factors, etc.
by Bertram Bandman - The Ohio State University Press
Bandman demonstrates the relevance of philosophy to education by undertaking a philosophical examination of the crucial question 'What should be taught?' His purpose is to determine what qualifies as a rational argument in answering this question.
by Michael Orey - The Global Text Project
A discussion of ideas described as learning or instructional theories. Examples include Information Processing, Constructivism of Piaget, and Social Constructivism of Vygotsky. The latter part describes as a collection of instructional strategies ...
by Maria Montessori - Frederick A. Stokes company
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