ERIC Number: ED313343
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Schools We've Got, The Schools We Need. Guide for Participants.
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.; Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.
This document presents a "Prospectus" in the schools of the 1990s by distinguished educators. These papers were commissioned to provide insight into the demands to be faced by educators in the 1990s and to spur dialogue and exchange among them. The monograph serves as a project resource in the current American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education and the Council of Chief State School Officers effort to facilitate collaborative policy planning by chief state school officers and education deans. The following papers are presented: (1) "Overview of Educational Issues" (Nancy Adelman); (2) "The Schools We Need for the Kids We've Got" (Harold L. Hodgkinson); (3) "Schools for the 21st Century: The Conditions for Invention" (Phillip C. Schlechty); (4) "Ordinary People, Extraordinary Work: Notes on Schoolteaching at the Turn of the Century" (Tom Bird, Lee Shulman, Gary Sykes); and (5) "An Individual-Centered Curriculum" (Howard Gardner). A bibliography on educational reform is included. (JD)
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cooperative Planning, Curriculum, Demography, Economic Factors, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Minority Group Teachers, Policy Formation, School Effectiveness, Teacher Supply and Demand, Teaching (Occupation)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: EXXON Education Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education, Washington, DC.; Council of Chief State School Officers, Washington, DC.