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Time for action : stop teaching to the test and start teaching skills

Author: Scott D Wurdinger
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2012.
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"Time for Action should be read by anyone concerned about the future of education in the United States. It was written for students, parents, educators, administrators, and policy makers because it will require effort from all of these individuals to create meaningful change in the education system. This book discusses why the education system needs to change now and provides practical examples of teaching  Read more...
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Wurdinger, Scott D.
Time for action.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Education, ©2012
(OCoLC)775873182
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Scott D Wurdinger
ISBN: 9781610486606 1610486609 9781610486613 1610486617 9781610486620 1610486625
OCLC Number: 760176398
Description: x, 110 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Time for action --
Stop high-stakes standardized testing and teaching to the test --
Moving from memorization to life skills --
Skills, benchmarks, and assessments --
Preparing educators for new school models --
Final thoughts.
Responsibility: Scott D. Wurdinger.

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