The Making of Americans: Democracy and Our Schools

The Making of Americans: Democracy and Our Schools

by E. D. Hirsch
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300152817

ISBN-13: 9780300152814

Pub. Date: 09/15/2009

Publisher: Yale University Press

From the bestselling author of Cultural Literacy, a passionate and cogent argument for reforming the way we teach our children

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From the bestselling author of Cultural Literacy, a passionate and cogent argument for reforming the way we teach our children

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300152814
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
09/15/2009
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

1 The Inspiring Idea of the Common School 1

2 Sixty Years without a Curriculum 34

3 Transethnic America and the Civic Core 65

4 Linguistic America and the Public Sphere 94

5 Competence and Equality Narrowing the Two Achievement Gaps 123

6 Competence and Community Renewing Public Education 152

Appendix 1 Core Knowledge History/ Geography Thread, K-2 189

Appendix 2 Content is Skill, Skill Content 210

Notes 223

Acknowledgments 248

Index 249

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