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Hidden Dangers: Subtle Signs of Failing Schools
     

Hidden Dangers: Subtle Signs of Failing Schools

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by Betsy Gunzelmann
 

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ISBN-10: 1578866901

ISBN-13: 9781578866908

Pub. Date: 10/15/2007

Publisher: R&L Education

Betsy Gunzelmann identifies the roadblocks that contribute to failing schools. These subtle school issues appear to unintentionally reinforce an increase in school related violence, diagnoses of learning disabilities, ADHD, depression, and other behavioral and emotional problems, and meager attainment of basic skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. By developing

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Betsy Gunzelmann identifies the roadblocks that contribute to failing schools. These subtle school issues appear to unintentionally reinforce an increase in school related violence, diagnoses of learning disabilities, ADHD, depression, and other behavioral and emotional problems, and meager attainment of basic skills in reading, writing, and mathematics. By developing a strong foundation of the needs for a healthy school climate and challenging and changing faulty assumptions, attitudes, beliefs, policies, and practices that guide failing schools, the author deftly offers a solution for changing failing schools into thriving schools.

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ISBN-13:
9781578866908
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
10/15/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
5.53(w) x 8.56(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Understanding Hidden Dangers Chapter 2 A Necessary Foundation to Identify Hidden Dangers Chapter 3 Hidden Assumptions, Attitudes, and Procedures Chapter 4 Hidden Dangers in Testing Chapter 5 Hidden Dangers With Labeling Chapter 6 Hidden Dangers: Gender Problems in Our Schools Chapter 7 Hidden Dangers: Paradoxical Safety Problems in Our Schools Chapter 8 Hidden Dangers in Our School Buildings Chapter 9 Safe and Healthy School Climates Chapter 10 Transcending Hidden Dangers for All Children

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Hidden Dangers: Subtle Signs of Failing Schools 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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Dr. Betsy Gunzelmann brilliantly identifies the issues that are currently facing American public education in her newly released book, Hidden Dangers: Subtle Signs of Failing Schools. She gives Americans 'and those from other corners of the world' hope for a more profound and peaceful future. She addresses some concerning topics that have for a long time been ignored, and even more importantly provides solutions for a resolution to such issues. I strongly believe that when taken into consideration Gunzelmann's recommendations will sustain a system of educations that is more rewarding for parents, students, teachers and administrators alike.