Predictable Failure of Educational Reform: Can We Change Course Before It's Too Late? / Edition 1

Predictable Failure of Educational Reform: Can We Change Course Before It's Too Late? / Edition 1

by Seymour B. Sarason
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555422691

ISBN-13: 9781555422691

Pub. Date: 10/15/1990

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

Sarason challenges educators to understand that to continue to struggle for 'power over' rather than 'power with' overlooks the mutual interest of all parties that will stifle any real progress in education reform. In a classroom utilizing effective teaching practices students would respond to the question, 'How do you rate this book?' with all thumbs…  See more details below

Overview

Sarason challenges educators to understand that to continue to struggle for 'power over' rather than 'power with' overlooks the mutual interest of all parties that will stifle any real progress in education reform. In a classroom utilizing effective teaching practices students would respond to the question, 'How do you rate this book?' with all thumbs up.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555422691
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/15/1990
Series:
Education and Social and Behavioral Science Ser.
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
6.35(w) x 9.23(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

1. Confronting Intractability.
2. Conceptualizing the Education System.
3. Internal and External Perspectives on the System.
4. Altering Power Relationships.
5. Case in Point: Power Relationships in the Classroom.
6. Obstacles to Change.
7. Reform Efforts: Implementation, Imitation, and Replication.
8. For Whom Do Schools Exist?
9. An Overarching Goal for Students.

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