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The Resource The schools we need and why we don't have them, E.D. Hirsch, Jr

The schools we need and why we don't have them, E.D. Hirsch, Jr

Label
The schools we need and why we don't have them
Title
The schools we need and why we don't have them
Statement of responsibility
E.D. Hirsch, Jr
Title variation
Schools we need
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
From kindergarten through high school, our public educational system is among the worst in the developed world. For over fifty years, the assumption that challenging children academically is unnatural for them, that teachers do not need to know the subjects they teach, that the learning "process" should by emphasized over the facts taught has prevailed. all this is tragically wrong. As renowned educator and author E.D. Hirsch, Jr., argues in The Schools We Need, in disdaining content-based curricula for abstract - and discredited - theories of how a child learns, the ideas uniformly taught by our schools have done terrible harm to America's students. Instead of preparing our children for the highly competitive, information-based economy in which we now live, our school practices have severely curtailed their ability, and desire, to learn. There is a solution. Mainstream research has shown that if children - all children, not just the privileged - are taught in ways that emphasize hard work, the learning of facts, and rigorous testing, their enthusiasm for school will grow, their test scores will rise, and they will become successful citizens in the information-age civilization
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1928-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hirsch, E. D.
Dewey number
  • 370.11
  • 370/.973
Index
index present
LC call number
LA217.2
LC item number
.H57 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education
  • Education
  • Educational change
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Educational change
  • United States
  • Schule
  • Qualitätssteigerung
  • Schulreform
  • Bildungspolitik
  • USA
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Educational change
  • Education
Label
The schools we need and why we don't have them, E.D. Hirsch, Jr
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random046/96002192.html
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 290-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Failed theories, famished minds -- Intellectual capital: A civil right -- An impregnable fortress -- Critique of a thoughtworld -- Reality's revenge: Education and mainstream research -- Test evasion -- Summary and conclusion -- Critical guide to educational terms and phrases
Control code
ocm34117353
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 317 pages
Isbn
9780385495240
Lccn
96002192
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o34117353
  • (OCoLC)34117353
Label
The schools we need and why we don't have them, E.D. Hirsch, Jr
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/random046/96002192.html
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 290-302) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Failed theories, famished minds -- Intellectual capital: A civil right -- An impregnable fortress -- Critique of a thoughtworld -- Reality's revenge: Education and mainstream research -- Test evasion -- Summary and conclusion -- Critical guide to educational terms and phrases
Control code
ocm34117353
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiii, 317 pages
Isbn
9780385495240
Lccn
96002192
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o34117353
  • (OCoLC)34117353

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