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Thinking about schools : a foundations of education reader

Author: Eleanor Blair
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, ©2011.
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"Designed specifically for students with little or no education background, Thinking About Schools is an essential collection of classic and contemporary readings that provides a complete, balanced overview of educational foundations. Anchored in classic scholarship from the 1960s to today, this book also incorporates a number of thought-provoking popular essays that will engage students and encourage critical  Read more...
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Thinking about schools.
Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010050376
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Blair
ISBN: 9780813345192 0813345197 1283137895 9781283137898
OCLC Number: 732958579
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 543 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. What are the aims and purposes of education? --
pt. 2. What should be the content of the curriculum? --
pt. 3. What are the roles and responsibilities of teacher leaders? --
pt. 4. What are the roles and responsibilities of students? --
pt. 5. What are the issues that impact twenty-first-century schools?
Responsibility: edited by Eleanor Blair Hilty.

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