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ERIC Number: ED457563
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 345
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-226-60171-4
American Education: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. Ninety-Ninth Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, Part II.
Good, Thomas L., Ed.
In this book, the evolution of educational beliefs, curriculum content, and classroom practices the work of teachers, and conceptions of motivation are addressed. The book contains seven chapters: (1) "Education and Society, 1900-2000: Selected Snapshots of Then and Now" (Sharon L. Nichols and Thomas L. Good); (2) "Teachers' Work Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow" (Dee Ann Spencer); (3) "Motivation and Learning in School: Societal Contexts, Psychological Constructs, and Educational Practices" (Mary McCaslin and Eleanor DiMarino-Linnen); (4) "Reading in the Twentieth Century" (P. David Pearson); (5) "Elementary and Middle School Mathematics at the Crossroads" (Douglas A. Grouws and Kristin J. Cebulla); (6) "Elementary School Social Studies: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow" (Jere Brophy, Janet Alleman, and Carolyn O'Mahony); and (7) "Achievement Testing in American Schools" (Jerome V. D'Agostino). (Contains name index, subject index, and a list of publications of the Society.) (RT)
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Society for the Study of Education, Chicago, IL.
Identifiers - Location: United States