American People and Their Education A Social History

ISBN-10: 0135253799

ISBN-13: 9780135253793

Edition: 2003

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In an attempt to expand upon traditional course frameworks, this new book examines American education using a two-fold approachchronological and conceptual. The four units comprise a journey from earliest Native American informal instruction to today's multimedia classrooms. Chapter titles reflect this chronological approach, while content within chapters presents material thematically, addressing the education of social groups as it evolved within each time period. Emphasis throughout is on thesocial history of educationkindergarten through secondarywith particular attention paid to race, sex, ethnicity, social class, language, and special needs. For practicing and future teachersa solid foundation on which to build an understanding of a rapidly changing, increasingly diverse educational landscape, and a broad-spectrum perspective on the challenges faced by today's educators.
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List price: $68.40
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/3/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 401
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

The Role of Clio: How the Past Influences the Present
Education as Informal Experience
Family, Religion, and Education in Colonial America
Early Nationalism and Education
The Early Years of Formalized Schooling
The Common School Era
The Little Red One-Room Schoolhouse
Education in the Gilded Age
The Emergence of Modern American Schooling
The Progressive Education Movement
Universal and Equal Schooling?
Schooling, Ideology, and National Policy
Achieving the Public School Ideal and Future CHALLENGES
Civil Rights and Public Schooling
School Reform and Public Reaction
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