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Solving education's problems effectively : a guide to using the case method

Author: Gerard Giordano
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2009.
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Rich in practical information about the history of American education, Solving Education's Problems Effectively encourages readers to analyze, prioritize, and synthesize historical information by applying it to current situations. Using more than thirty case studies, Giordano suggests solutions to issues that plague educators across the nation-from textbook quality to gender, race, and religion biases. The case  Read more...
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Giordano, Gerard.
Solving education's problems effectively.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2009
(DLC) 2008046568
(OCoLC)268957340
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gerard Giordano
ISBN: 9781607090007 1607090007 1578869986 9781578869985 1578869994 9781578869992
OCLC Number: 320540461
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 239 pages)
Contents: Teachers: using the past to understand the present --
Instruction: selecting reading as the base for education --
Learners: helping urban and immigrant students --
Learners: demanding opportunities for minority students --
Curriculum: promoting quality with textbooks --
Learners: dealing with gender and religious biases --
Politics: dealing with domestic problems --
Politics: responding to war --
Politics: reacting to organized labor --
Curriculum: promoting quality with tests --
Learners: helping students with disabilities.
Responsibility: Gerard Giordano.

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Rich in practical information about the history of American education, Solving Education's Problems Effectively encourages readers to analyze, prioritize, and synthesize historical information by applying it to current situations. Using more than thirty case studies, Giordano suggests solutions to issues that plague educators across the nation-from textbook quality to gender, race, and religion biases. The case studies are accompanied by activities to prompt educators to higher levels of thinking about the problems they face.

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There is a void in textbooks for real life applications. In Solving Education's Problems Effectively, Giordano provides good solid information, historical background, and real-life case studies. -- Read more...

 
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