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New American High School.

Author: Ted Sizer
Publisher: Wiley, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The late Theodore Sizer's vision for a truly democratic public high school system Our current high schools are ill-designed and inefficient. We have inherited a program of studies that in its overall structure has not changed in over a century. The question is What's next? Theodore Sizer, the founder of The Coalition of Essential Schools, was a passionate advocate for the American school system. In this, his last  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Sizer
ISBN: 1299633994 9781299633995 9781118584972 111858497X
OCLC Number: 847135891
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Praise for The New American High School; Also by Theodore R. Sizer; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Foreword by Deborah Meier; Preface: The Lay of the Land; Introduction by Nancy Faust Sizer; CHAPTER ONE: The Problem; CHAPTER TWO: Growing Up American; CHAPTER THREE: Learning; CHAPTER FOUR: Differences; CHAPTER FIVE: The Language of Schooling; CHAPTER SIX: Time; CHAPTER SEVEN: Space and Costs; CHAPTER EIGHT: Courses; CHAPTER NINE: Technology; CHAPTER TEN: Pedagogy; CHAPTER ELEVEN: Testing; CHAPTER TWELVE: Choice; CHAPTER THIRTEEN: Faith. CHAPTER FOURTEEN: MoralityCHAPTER FIFTEEN: The Prospect; Acknowledgments; Further Reading; About the Author; Index.

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The late Theodore Sizer's vision for a truly democratic public high school system Our current high schools are ill-designed and inefficient. We have inherited a program of studies that in its overall structure has not changed in over a century. The question is What's next? Theodore Sizer, the founder of The Coalition of Essential Schools, was a passionate advocate for the American school system. In this, his last book, he offers a vision of what a future secondary education might look like. In a book that tells the story of his own odyssey, Sizer gives shape to a much-needed ag.

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