ERIC Number: EJ537012
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reality's Revenge: Research and Ideology.
Hirsch, E. D., Jr.
American Educator, v20 n3 p4-6,31-42,44,46 Fall 1996
Argues that politics and ideology have clouded the debate over education policy and hindered efforts to create the quality schools need most. Questions whether scientific research can help in creating students with "higher-order thinking." Discusses the consensus of research on pedagogy, classroom environment, pace, clarity, managing and monitoring, and drill and practice. (GR)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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Note: Theme issue topic: "Moving from Fads to What Works: Building a Research-Based Profession."