Annual Editions: Education 06/07

Annual Editions: Education 06/07

by Fred Schultz

Paperback(Older Edition)

$28.75

Overview

Education 06/07 is one in a series of over seventy-five volumes, each designed to provide convenient, inexpensive access to a wide range of current, carefully selected articles from some of the most respected magazines, newspapers, and journals published today. Within the pages of this volume are interesting, well-illustrated articles by educators, researchers, and writers providing effective and useful perspectives on today's important topics in the study of education.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780073545806
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 10/14/2005
Series: Annual Editions Ser.
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Prefaceiv
Topic Guidexii
Internet Referencesxv
Unit 1How Others See Us and How We See Ourselves
Unit Overviewxviii
1The Biology of Risk Taking, April 20053
2Parents Behaving Badly, February 21, 20057
3Metaphors of Hope, December 200413
4Pell Grants Vs. Advanced Placement, September 200417
5How Smart Is AP?, November 8, 200419
6Sobriety Tests Are Becoming Part of the School Day, March 3, 200521
7Spinning the Message on NCLB, December 200423
8Choice Struggles On, October 11, 200425
9The 36th Annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll of the Public's Attitudes Toward the Public Schools, September 200427
Unit 2Rethinking and Changing the Educative Effort
Unit Overview38
10Tradeoffs, Societal Values, and School Reform, April 200541
11Teaching Against Idiocy, January 200547
12School Accountability: An Alternative to Testing, July/August 200453
13Distance Education in High Schools, January/February 200558
Unit 3Striving for Excellence: The Drive for Quality
Unit Overview62
14How Schools Sustain Success, February 200565
15A Case for School Connectedness, April 200569
16No Child Left Behind: The Illusion of School Choice, November 200472
17Charters "Yes!" Vouchers "No!", Winter 200576
18Intuitive Test Theory, March 200583
19No Flower Shall Wither; or, Horticulture in the Kingdom of the Frogs, Winter 200491
20Why Students Think They Understand-When They Don't, Winter 2003/200493
Unit 4Morality and Values in Education
Unit Overview98
21Seven Worlds of Moral Education, March 2005101
22Pathways to Reform: Start with Values, February 2005109
23The Employment of Ethical Decision-Making Frameworks in Educational Change, Vol. 2, No. 2114
24The Missing Virtue: Lessons From Dodge Ball & Aristotle, April 25, 2003116
Unit 5Managing Life in Classrooms
Unit Overview118
25The Key to Classroom Management, 2003-2004121
26Reach Them to Teach Them, April 2005126
27Dealing with Rumors, Secrets, and Lies: Tools of Aggression for Middle School Girls, January 2005130
28Heading Off Disruptive Behavior, Winter 2003/2004137
29True Blue, Spring 2004148
Unit 6Cultural Diversity and Schooling
Unit Overview150
30Brown at 50, April 2004153
31Learning to Teach in Urban Settings, 2004155
32Challenging Assumptions About the Achievement Gap, April 2005160
33The Challenge of Diversity and Choice, Winter 2005164
Unit 7Serving Special Needs and Concerns
Unit Overview168
34Rethinking Inclusion: Schoolwide Applications, March 2005170
35Self-Efficacy: A Key to Improving the Motivation of Struggling Learners, July/August 2004177
36Vouchers For Parents: New Forms of Education Funding, July/August 2004186
Unit 8The Profession of Teaching Today
Unit Overview190
37First-Year Teaching Assignments: A Descriptive Analysis, November/December 2004193
38Nuturing Passionate Teachers: Making Our Work Transparent, Fall 2004199
39Becoming a Teacher as a Hero's Journey: Using Metaphor in Preservice Teacher Education, Winter 2005203
Unit 9For Vision and Hope: Alternative Visions of Reality
Unit Overview212
40Building a Community of Hope, May 2004214
41Mission and Vision in Education, Winter 2004218
42Beyond the Book, January/February 2005221
43An Emerging Culture, May/June 2003227
Index233
Test Your Knowledge Form236
Article Rating Form237

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