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Education Matters explores how–and how well–American public education works by focusing on such critical issues as class, gender, the promise of education, and how we can make it better. 

 

  Provides readings on American education for the purpose of discussion and writing assignments.   Race and Education; Gender and Education; Making Education Better.   General Interest; Education

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Education Matters explores how–and how well–American public education works by focusing on such critical issues as class, gender, the promise of education, and how we can make it better. 

Synopsis:

"Education Matters "explores how-and how well-American public education works by focusing on such critical issues as class, gender, the promise of education, and how we can make it better. Provides readings on American education for the purpose of discussion and writing assignments. Race and Education; Gender and Education; Making Education Better. General Interest; Education

Table of Contents

Table of Contents:

                                                        

1:  Education through the Eyes of a Teacher

 

    Kenneth J. Bernstein, “What Does It Mean to Be a Teacher?”

         

    Katherine C. Boles and Vivian Troen “America’s New Teachers: How Good, and for How Long?

         

    Anna Quindlen “The Wages of Teaching”

 

    Dave Eggers, Ninive Clements Calegari, and Daniel Moulthrop, “Look Dad, My Biology Teacher Is Selling Stereos at Circuit City”

 

    Prompts for Extended Writing

 

2: Changing Classes? The Promises and Pitfalls of Education 

 

    Sherman Alexie, “Indian Education”          

 

    Peter Sacks, "Do No Harm: Stopping the Damage to American Schools"

 

    Robert Havemann and Timothy Smeeding, “The Role of Higher Education in Social Mobility”

         

    Michelle M. Tokarczyk “Promises to Keep: Working Class Students and Higher Education”

 

    Prompts for Extended Writing

 

3: Are We There Yet? Gender Equality in America’s Schools

 

    Myra and David Sadker “Higher Education: Colder by Degrees”

 

    Ann Hulbert “Boy Problems”

 

    Sara Mead “The Truth about Boys and Girls”

 

    “Sex Bias Cited in Vocational Ed” from The Washington Post

    

    Lynette Lamb “Are All-Girls Schools Best?”

         

    Prompts for Extended Writing

 

 

4: Progressive Education?  Race and Education in America

 

    Lisa Delpit "Education in a Multicultural Society"

         

    Peter Schmidt, “What Color Is an A?”

    

    “Are America’s Schools Leaving Latinas Behind?” from the American

Association of University Women

 

    Angela Kim and Christine J. Yeh, “Stereotypes of Asian American Students”

 

    Prompts for Extended Writing

 

5: What Can We Do to Make Education Better?

 

    The Commission on No Child Left Behind, “A New Day in American Education”

     

    Linda Darling-Hammond, “Evaluating No Child Left Behind”

 

    Margaret Spellings “A Strategic Vision for Higher Education”

 

    Howard Gardner “Beyond Markets and Individuals: A Focus on Educational Goals”

 

    Prompts for Extended Writing

 

Semester- or Quarter-Long Writing Projects

 

Product Details

ISBN:
9780321338990
Author:
Gresham, Morgan
Publisher:
Longman Publishing Group
Author:
McCage, Crystal
Author:
Gresham, Morgan
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing - General
Subject:
Education
Subject:
United states
Subject:
History
Subject:
Composition & Creative Writing
Subject:
Education -- United States.
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Longman Topics Series
Publication Date:
October 2007
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.2 x 5.7 x 0.5 in 281 gr

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Education Matters explores how–and how well–American public education works by focusing on such critical issues as class, gender, the promise of education, and how we can make it better. 

"Synopsis" by , "Education Matters "explores how-and how well-American public education works by focusing on such critical issues as class, gender, the promise of education, and how we can make it better. Provides readings on American education for the purpose of discussion and writing assignments. Race and Education; Gender and Education; Making Education Better. General Interest; Education
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