American People and Their Education A Social History
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Description: 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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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $68.40
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 9/3/2002
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|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|