Solving Education's Problems Effectively: A Guide to Using the Case Method

Solving Education's Problems Effectively: A Guide to Using the Case Method

by Gerard Giordano
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1578869994

ISBN-13: 9781578869992

Pub. Date: 03/16/2009

Publisher: R&L Education

Rich in practical information about the history of American education, Solving Education's Problems Effectively encourages readers to analyze, prioritize, and synthesize historical information by applying it to current situations. Using more than thirty case studies, Giordano suggests solutions to issues that plague educators across the nation-from textbook quality

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Rich in practical information about the history of American education, Solving Education's Problems Effectively encourages readers to analyze, prioritize, and synthesize historical information by applying it to current situations. Using more than thirty case studies, Giordano suggests solutions to issues that plague educators across the nation-from textbook quality to gender, race, and religion biases. The case studies are accompanied by activities to prompt educators to higher levels of thinking about the problems they face.

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ISBN-13:
9781578869992
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
03/16/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
252
Product dimensions:
6.29(w) x 9.03(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Preface: The Case Method Chapter 2 Teachers: Using the Past to Understand the Present Chapter 3 Instruction: Selecting Reading As the Base for Instruction Chapter 4 Learners: Helping Urban and Immigrant Students Chapter 5 Learners: Demanding Opportunities for Minority Students Chapter 6 Curriculum: Promoting Quality with Textbooks Chapter 7 Learners: Dealing with Gender and Religious Biases Chapter 8 Politics: Dealing with Domestic Problems Chapter 9 Politics: Responding to War Chapter 10 Politics: Reacting to Organized Labor Chapter 11 Curriculum: Promoting Quality with Tests Chapter 12 Learners: Helping Students with Disabilities Chapter 13 Epilogue: The Case Method Redux

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