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The Resource Youth, education, and the role of society : rethinking learning in the high school years, Robert Halpern

Youth, education, and the role of society : rethinking learning in the high school years, Robert Halpern

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Youth, education, and the role of society : rethinking learning in the high school years
Title
Youth, education, and the role of society
Title remainder
rethinking learning in the high school years
Statement of responsibility
Robert Halpern
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Language
eng
Summary
"Youth, Education, and the Role of Society" examines the learning landscape currently available to American adolescents, arguing that we need to expand, enrich, and diversify the learning opportunities available to young people today. Central to the book is Robert Halpern's view that we depend too exclusively on schools to meet the full range of young people s developmental needs. High school learning as typically structured is just too fragmented, isolated, and abstract to meet young people s developmental needs, he argues. It relies too much on century-old curriculum and pedagogy, and is too oriented, in an unreflective way, toward preparing young people for four-year college. As Halpern notes, school leaders are already aware of the limitations posed by traditional high schools and are aiming for reformed school institutions and curricula. However, he contends that better meeting young people s learning and developmental needs will require far more than a reconceptualized high school experience. It will mean a fundamentally different understanding of where learning can take place and the wholehearted participation of a variety of institutions and sectors of society. The book's initial chapters explore the nature of productive learning experiences for adolescents. The volume then looks at how various institutions including schools, after-schools, businesses, and nonprofit and civic organizations can make unique and indispensable contributions to those crucial learning experiences. Halpern also considers how other countries structure learning during these formative years, and he concludes with an exploration of the social and cultural challenges ahead challenges we must meet, he argues, if we are to enlist and sustain the necessary participation of institutions and adults in an expanded and enriched program for preparing young people for adult life and success. A bold and wide-ranging effort to examine and reimagine learning and youth development, this book promises to be a major contribution to the literature on adolescent education. -- Provided by publisher
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YDXCP
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1951-
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Halpern, Robert
Dewey number
373.18
Index
index present
LC call number
LB1135
LC item number
.H23 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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  • High school students
  • Adolescence
  • Educational innovations
  • Education, Secondary
  • Education, Secondary
  • Adolescence
  • Education, Secondary
  • Education, Secondary
  • Educational innovations
  • High school students
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Youth, education, and the role of society : rethinking learning in the high school years, Robert Halpern
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-242) and index
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volume
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  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foundations of good learning in adolescence
  • The limitations of current supports for young people
  • Fostering good learning experiences, starting with high school
  • Career and technical education as a base for good learning experiences
  • Looking beyond school : a role for nonschool learning experiences
  • How other countries structure learning in and out of school
  • Orchestrating and validating a diverse world of learning settings
Control code
ocn829386753
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781612505374
Lccn
2013931904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781612505367
  • (OCoLC)829386753
Label
Youth, education, and the role of society : rethinking learning in the high school years, Robert Halpern
Link
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 217-242) 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
  • Foundations of good learning in adolescence
  • The limitations of current supports for young people
  • Fostering good learning experiences, starting with high school
  • Career and technical education as a base for good learning experiences
  • Looking beyond school : a role for nonschool learning experiences
  • How other countries structure learning in and out of school
  • Orchestrating and validating a diverse world of learning settings
Control code
ocn829386753
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
253 pages
Isbn
9781612505374
Lccn
2013931904
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781612505367
  • (OCoLC)829386753

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