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ERIC Number: EJ833274
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Pages: 4
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 10
ISSN: ISSN-0031-7217
What Money Can't Buy: Powerful, Overlooked Opportunities for Learning
Schmoker, Mike
Phi Delta Kappan, v90 n7 p524-527 Mar 2009
States are in fiscal funk. This means that "ambitious education initiatives" are being scuttled. The current downturn could force teachers to see how much can be accomplished by attending to some long overlooked, incontrovertibly effective actions and initiatives. In this article, the author recommends several simple fundamental changes in instruction. He contends that his suggestions could all be done with existing resources. In combination, they would have more impact on learning, on the achievement gap, and on civic, college, and career preparedness than anything teachers have ever done.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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