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The Resource A richer, brighter vision for American high schools, Nel Noddings

A richer, brighter vision for American high schools, Nel Noddings

Label
A richer, brighter vision for American high schools
Title
A richer, brighter vision for American high schools
Statement of responsibility
Nel Noddings
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In today's high schools, education is often reduced to a means of achieving financial security, leading to an overemphasis on quantifiable measures of performance. This approach encourages academically talented students to focus on test scores and rankings rather than intellectual enrichment, and discourages students with non-academic talents from pursuing them. A Richer, Brighter Vision for American High Schools advocates instead a unifying educational aim of producing better adults, which would encompass all aspects of students' lives: intellectual, physical, moral, spiritual, social, vocational, aesthetic, and civic. Nel Noddings offers suggestions to improve high schools by increasing collegiality among students and faculty, enriching curricula with interdisciplinary themes, renewing vocational education programs, addressing parenting and homemaking, and professionalizing the teaching force. This thought-provoking book will act as an important guide for teachers, teacher educators, administrators, and policy makers"--
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Dewey number
373.73
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB1607.5
Literary form
non fiction
Label
A richer, brighter vision for American high schools, Nel Noddings
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction; 1. Unity of purpose; 2. Vocational programs; 3. What might have been: women's traditional interests; 4. A better adult: continuing the search; 5. Parenting; 6. The Common Core Standards; 7. Critical thinking; 8. Collegiality, caring, and continuity; 9. The curriculum and its setting; 10. Planning, enacting, evaluating; 11. The professional preparation of teachers; 12. Reflecting on the brighter vision
Control code
sky273910862
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
v, 207 pages
Isbn
9781107075269
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014050303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
A richer, brighter vision for American high schools, Nel Noddings
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction; 1. Unity of purpose; 2. Vocational programs; 3. What might have been: women's traditional interests; 4. A better adult: continuing the search; 5. Parenting; 6. The Common Core Standards; 7. Critical thinking; 8. Collegiality, caring, and continuity; 9. The curriculum and its setting; 10. Planning, enacting, evaluating; 11. The professional preparation of teachers; 12. Reflecting on the brighter vision
Control code
sky273910862
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
v, 207 pages
Isbn
9781107075269
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014050303
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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