Seeds of Tomorrow: Solutions for Improving Our Children's Education

Seeds of Tomorrow: Solutions for Improving Our Children's Education

ISBN-10:
1594517797
ISBN-13:
9781594517792
Pub. Date:
02/28/2010
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
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Seeds of Tomorrow: Solutions for Improving Our Children's Education

This inspiring author moves beyond criticism of public education, uniting readers toward a vision of educating children that is holistic, intelligent, and empowering. Written for parents, teachers, administrators, students, and policymakers committed to children and change, this book offers better alternatives to high-stakes testing. Vivid classroom stories show how education is enriched through individual personal attention–not uniformity. Engel introduces novel school collaborative accountability models ensuring academic integrity and excellence on behalf of students, teachers, and our communities.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781594517792
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/28/2010
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword Deborah Meier ix

Acknowledgments xiii

Introduction 1

1 High-Stakes Testing–What's Really at Stake 5

2 From Standards to Standardization 25

3 Accountability Feigned 45

4 Challenges 69

5 Choices, Choices, Choices 91

6 Solutions 111

Appendix A Alabama High School Lesson Plan 123

Appendix B Resource Guide 127

Notes 129

Index 139

About the Author 143

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