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ERIC Number: ED501909
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 176
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-5788-6776-2ISBN-978-1-57886-776-9
What Only Teachers Know about Education: The Reality of the Classroom
Babbage, Keen
Rowman & Littlefield Education
Many people--political leaders, school administrators, school board members, interest group leaders, community leaders, parents/guardians--seek to impact education, but efforts to improve education will be enhanced if they are based on reality and the experts on the classroom reality are current teachers. Anyone who seeks to improve education must listen to teachers. This book explains why and shows how. Contents include: (1) The Classroom Reality: Listen to Teachers; (2) The Issue: I don't See How You Do That; (3) The Frustrations of Reform After Reform After Reform; (4) The Partial Divide; (5) The Massive Divide; (6) Today's Reality: Have You Been in a Classroom Recently?; (7) What Is To Be Done?; and (8) Lessons Learned.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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Language: English
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