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The Resource Taking sides : clashing views in educational psychology, selected, edited, and with introductions and postscripts by Leonard Abbeduto

Taking sides : clashing views in educational psychology, selected, edited, and with introductions and postscripts by Leonard Abbeduto

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Taking sides : clashing views in educational psychology
Title
Taking sides
Title remainder
clashing views in educational psychology
Statement of responsibility
selected, edited, and with introductions and postscripts by Leonard Abbeduto
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
XJM
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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standards specifications
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1954-
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Abbeduto, Leonard
Series statement
  • Taking sides
  • McGraw-Hill contemporary learning series
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  • Educational psychology
  • Educational psychology
  • Learning, Psychology of
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Taking sides : clashing views in educational psychology, selected, edited, and with introductions and postscripts by Leonard Abbeduto
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. 1. Meeting the diverse need of a diverse classroom: Are single-gender classes the only way to ensure equal educational opportunities for boys and girls? ; Should ability-level tracking be abandoned? ; Should English immersion replace bilingual education? ; Is full inclusion always the best option for children with disabilities? ; Can schools close the gap between students from different ethnic and racial backgrounds? ; Should schools try to increase students' self-esteem? ; Should moral education be part of the school curriculum? -- Pt. 2: Theories of learning and their implication for educational practice. Should schools adopt a constructivist approach to education? ; Does reinforcement facilitate learning? ; Can Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences transform educational practice? ; Will a push for standards and accountability lead to more motivated students? ; Do recent discoveries about the brain and its development have implications for classroom practice? -- Pt. 3: Effective teaching and the evaluation of learning. Is the whole language approach to reading effective? ; Is greater parental involvement at school always beneficial? ; Should schools embrace computers and technology? ; Will performance assessment lead to meaningful education reform? ; Can a zero-tolerance policy lead to safe schools? ; Should U.S. schools be evaluated against schools in other countries?
Control code
62029262
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xxiv, 405 p.
Isbn
9780073195100
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Taking sides : clashing views in educational psychology, selected, edited, and with introductions and postscripts by Leonard Abbeduto
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Pt. 1. Meeting the diverse need of a diverse classroom: Are single-gender classes the only way to ensure equal educational opportunities for boys and girls? ; Should ability-level tracking be abandoned? ; Should English immersion replace bilingual education? ; Is full inclusion always the best option for children with disabilities? ; Can schools close the gap between students from different ethnic and racial backgrounds? ; Should schools try to increase students' self-esteem? ; Should moral education be part of the school curriculum? -- Pt. 2: Theories of learning and their implication for educational practice. Should schools adopt a constructivist approach to education? ; Does reinforcement facilitate learning? ; Can Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences transform educational practice? ; Will a push for standards and accountability lead to more motivated students? ; Do recent discoveries about the brain and its development have implications for classroom practice? -- Pt. 3: Effective teaching and the evaluation of learning. Is the whole language approach to reading effective? ; Is greater parental involvement at school always beneficial? ; Should schools embrace computers and technology? ; Will performance assessment lead to meaningful education reform? ; Can a zero-tolerance policy lead to safe schools? ; Should U.S. schools be evaluated against schools in other countries?
Control code
62029262
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
4th ed
Extent
xxiv, 405 p.
Isbn
9780073195100
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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