Teaching Gap Best Ideas from the World's Teachers for Improving Education in the Classroom

ISBN-10: 1439143137

ISBN-13: 9781439143131

Edition: N/A

Authors: James W. Stigler, James Hiebert

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List price: $18.99
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 6/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.484
Language: English

James Stigler, Ph.D.,nbsp;Professor of Psychology at UCLA and Director of the TIMSS video studies, is coauthor of Simon & Schuster's highly praised booknbsp;The Learning Gap: Why Our Schools Are Failing and What We Can Learn from Japanese and Chinese Education.nbsp;He lives in Los Angeles. nbsp;

James Hiebert is a member of a working group of the National Center for Research in Mathematical Sciences Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The purpose of the Group is to consider the teaching and learning of the whole-number arithmetic in elementary school.

Preface to the Paperback Edition
The Teaching Gap
Methods for Studying Teaching in Germany, Japan, and the United States
Images of Teaching
Refining the Images
Teaching is a System
Teaching is a Cultural Activity
Beyond Reform: Japan's Approach to the Improvement of Classroom Teaching
Setting the Stage for Continuous Improvement
The Steady Work of Improving Teaching
The True Profession of Teaching
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