High Stakes

Author: Committee on Appropriate Test Use
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309062802
Size: 66.79 MB
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This book sorts out the controversies that emerge when a test score can open or close gates on a student's educational pathway. The expert panel: Proposes how to judge the appropriateness of a test.

Fast Food Nation

Author: Eric Schlosser
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0547750331
Size: 70.59 MB
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Explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production.

How People Learn

Author: National Research Council
Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN: 0309131979
Size: 76.81 MB
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This edition includes far-reaching suggestions for research that could increase the impact that classroom teaching has on actual learning.

Assumptions About Human Nature

Author: Lawrence S. Wrightsman
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0803927754
Size: 69.92 MB
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Wrightsman designed this second edition of his book to enhance our understanding of many significant issues about human nature, including the relationship of attitudes to behaviour, the unidimensionality of attitudes and the influence of ...

The Freedom Writers Diary Movie Tie In Edition

Author: The Freedom Writers
Publisher: Broadway Books
ISBN: 9780767928335
Size: 55.91 MB
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Proceeds from this book benefit the Freedom Writers Foundation, an organization set up to provide scholarships for underprivieged youth and to train teachers.

Beyond Resistance Youth Activism And Community Change

Author: Pedro Noguera
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135927790
Size: 18.85 MB
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This volume brings together the work of leading urban youth scholars to highlight the detrimental impact of zero tolerance policies on young people’s educational experience and well being.

The Social Importance Of Self Esteem

Author: Andrew M. Mecca
Publisher: Univ of California Press
ISBN: 9780520067097
Size: 62.31 MB
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The ten essays in this volume, prepared by faculty members of the University of California, draw on research in the social and behavioral sciences to explore these issues.

Saving The Seas

Author: Anathea Brooks
Publisher: Cornell Maritime Pr/Tidewater Pub
ISBN:
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Yet this answer does not satisfy most of us. Why? Why are we impelled to "save the seas"? In this volume, a diverse group of scholars creatively addresses the question of why and how we should save the world's coastal seas.