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Best Practice: Bringing Standards to Life in America's Classrooms 4 Edition
Contributor(s): Zemelman, Steven, Daniels, Harvey, Hyde, Arthur

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ISBN: 032504354X     ISBN-13: 9780325043548
Publisher: Heinemann
OUR PRICE: $37.75  

Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: February 2012
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Annotation: The authors of this book believe that progressive educational principles can and should govern classroom practice. Writing in a style accessible to teachers and administrators, coaches, school board members, and parents, but with enough depth to satisfy researchers and policy makers, the authors define best practice in education and describe seven structures of best practice teaching. Separate chapters on reading, writing, math, science, and social studies demonstrate best practice teaching across the curriculum. The book's final section offers ideas on assessing best practice and achieving best practice schoolwide. The book's readable b&w layout includes student-teacher dialogues, bullet points, margin notes, and b&w photos. This fourth edition examines the strengths and problems of the Common Core State Standards. Zemelman is a consultant in education. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Teaching; United States; Case studies.
Direct instruction; United States; Case studies.
Active learning; United States; Case studies.
BISAC Categories:
- Education | Teaching Methods & Materials
- Education | Administration
- Education | Leadership
Dewey: 371.102
LCCN: 2011047860
Academic/Grade Level: Professional
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 9.00" H x 7.25" W x 0.75" (1.15 lbs) 352 pages
 
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