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Taking sides. Clashing views on educational issues

Author: Glenn L Koonce
Publisher: [United States] : McGraw-Hill Education, [2015]
Series: Taking sides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 18th ed., expandedView all editions and formats
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Presents controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. This book contains a multitude of current and classic issues to  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Glenn L Koonce
ISBN: 125934133X 9781259341335 1259171027 9781259171024
OCLC Number: 905379440
Description: iii, 307 pages ; 28 cm.
Contents: Unit 1: Basic theoretical issues. Should schooling be based on social experiences? ; Should the curriculum be standardized for all? ; Should behaviorism shape educational practices? ; Is constructivism the best philosophy of education? ; Should "public schooling" be redefined? --
Unit 2: Current fundamental issues. Are truly democratic classrooms possible? ; Do public schools have grounds to punish students for their off-campus online speech? ; Do American schools need a common curriculum? ; Can the Common Core State Standards be successful? ; Can failing schools be turned around? ; Are local school boards obsolete? --
Unit 3: Current specific issues. Is there support for arming teachers in schools? ; Has the time arrived for universal preschool? ; Is the inclusive classroom model workable? ; Do teachers unions stymie school reform? ; Should teacher preparation and licensing be regulated by the government? ; Can zero tolerance violate student rights? ; Do American students need more time in school? ; Is the road to virtual schooling smoothly paved? ; Is the "21st century skills" movement viable? ; Does the four-day school week deserve another look? ; Should educators be cautious regarding flipped classrooms?
Series Title: Taking sides.
Other Titles: Clashing views on educational issues
Educational issues
Responsibility: [edited by] Glenn L. Koonce.

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