4 edition of Why is it so hard to get good schools? found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 81-89) and index.
|LC Classifications||LA217.2 .C83 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vii, 97 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||97|
|ISBN 10||0807742945, 0807742953|
|ISBN 10||9780807742945, 9780807742952|
|LC Control Number||2002027126|
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This book reflects on why it is so difficult to achieve good schools. It features ideas on teacher education, curriculum, and school administration; offers vignettes of four "good" schools (traditional, progressive, community-based, and democratic) that clearly differ from one another; and illustrates that there is no one type of schooling that is inherently better than the by: This book is a must read for anyone who is, like Cuban, interested in deeply examining why it is so hard to get and keep good schools that promote civic engagement among our students.
D.J.C. Share. Abstracts. Citizenship for All in the Literate Community. Why is it so hard to get good schools. Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS.
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All too often, families come to our school after trying one or several other schools, public or private, and being very by: 2. As an American Highschool public teacher: it is the system. We teachers are miserable from the budget cuts and our monthly income keeps getting shorter.
We don't have much time to do anything but we have so much to teach before the buttload of end. This sequence goes on until you are completely lost by page 5 (unless you get a really meaningless book) — say there's a good idea. Write books with no meaning, and you'll make a fortune.
The sad part is simply that some people can't understand math. Or won't do any work. I had to deal with this problem for 31 years. The book is so so SO much better than any movie. I loved it so much that I am in the process of reading it again 😊 I loved it so much that I am in the process of reading it again 😊 I just wanted to share this hoping it might inspire someone else to not give up on reading, it can enrich your life.
Now, luckily, the world's kinda big, so the remaining 5 percent of the gender of your choice is still a plentiful million or so people. Even if only 1 percent of those are single enough, good-looking enough, local enough and just all-around cool enough.
Why is school so hard. How come people over stress about school and get zits all over their face and freak out about it. For sure I know I do. School can be so stressful because you need to get.
Why Is Middle School So Hard for So Many People. And many kids face new schools and a new set of rules for how to act, both socially and academically. Author: Alia Wong. Straight A's on a report card may be a sign that the work your child is doing in school is too easy.
Some high schools may use weighted grades, but that won't help students who haven't yet learned the value of hard work and effort. The Gifted Label. Some people don't believe in the "gifted" label. In fact, they think that parents ought to erase. To bring this back to the original topic, the reason it is so hard to get into US medical schools has little to do with the colleges wishing to keep quality stratospherically high, malpractice increases, or the AMA wishing to maintain standards.
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They give concrete approaches for crafting a. The discrepancies occur largely because public school districts in Connecticut, and in much of America, are run by local cities and towns and are funded by local property taxes.
"Al Gini is a philosopher who makes sense to everyone. Why It’s Hard to Be Good is penetrating, thought-provoking and a pleasure to read."Scott Turow, author of Presumed Innocent and Ordinary Heroes "Al Gini's latest book surveys the landscape of ethical speed bumps and crash sites with his customary charm, verve and by: There's a reason why books like and Fahrenheit are required reading in a lot of American high schools- because they lead us to think critically about censorship, literacy and other issues.
If you've ever read much, there has to be at least one or two books that you've read that have provoked a lot of thought. Getting into elite schools like Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford, and others is a goal of many high school students. How exactly to accomplish this is often a mystery to students and parents going through the admissions process.
Lots of unhelpful and vague advice abound, especially from people who have never gained admission themselves to. At any good Business School these days, you're going to get the chance to work on a series of team projects.
This is very important. All of you best-of-the-best students are keeners. Jan Joss discusses book reports. A good book report gives the audience the desire to read the book, should call attention to the author's craft, compares the author's message with biblical truth.
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A good school is more concerned with cultural practices than pedagogical practices–students and families than other schools or the educational status quo. A good school helps students understand the nature of knowledge–its types, fluidity, uses/abuses, applications, opportunities for transfer, etc.
A good school will experience disruption Author: Terry Heick. Willingham's thesis is that students don't like school because their teachers don't have a full understanding of certain cognitive principles and therefore don't teach as well as they could.
But many teenagers today are so hyped up and stressed out that they’re getting only a fraction of the rest they need. The book mentions a high school in Silicon Valley that brought in outside sleep experts, created a kind of sleep curriculum and trained students as “sleep ambassadors,” all to promote shut-eye.I read this book while considering the charter schools initiative that's on our ballot this November.
Mr. Richardson's main point is that in an age where there is an abundance of information available (e.g., on the Internet, e-books just a second download away, etc.), students need to become good learners, rather than actually learn things /5.