Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Topic 7: Current Issues and the Future of Education


Topic 7: Current Issues and the Future of Education

Recommended by Larry Cuban



NCLB, RTTT, Opting Out of NCLB

Merit Pay

"The Folly of Merit Pay," Education Week, September 17, 2003, Alfie Kohn

"Against 'Competitiveness,'" Education Week, September 19, 2007, Alfie Kohn

Topic 6: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment


Topic 6: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Curriculum







Instruction



Alfie Kohn:


"It's Not What We Teach; It's What They Learn," Education Week, September 10, 2008

"Unconditional Teaching," Educational Leadership, September 2005

"Getting-Hit-on-the-Head Lessons," Education Week, September 7, 2005

Assessment and grades

"The Case Against Grades," Educational Leadership, November 2011, Alfie Kohn

Alfie Kohn on Standards and Testing: http://www.alfiekohn.org/standards/testarticles.htm

"The Trouble with Rubrics," English Journal, March 2006, Alfie Kohn

Textbooks




Teaching content v. teaching students

Hidden curriculum

Technology in education

State and national assessment

Popham

Topic 5: Legal, Political, and Financial


Topic 5: Legal, Political, and Financial


Role Of Federal Government In Public Education: Historical Perspectives, Carolyn Jefferson-Jenkins and Margaret Hawkins Hill


Key Issue: Prayer in School (Religion and Education)



Key Issues: School Choice, Private Schools, Homeschooling, Charter Schools







Topic 4: Diversity, Multiculturalism, Poverty/Privilege, Class, and Race

Topic 4: Diversity, Multiculturalism, Poverty/Privilege, Class, and Race

Unlearning Deficit Ideology and the Scornful Gaze:Thoughts on Authenticating the Class Discourse in Education, Paul Gorski

Good Intentions Are Not Enough, Paul Gorski

Equality of Educational Opportunity: A 40-Year Retrospective





Key Issue: At-Risk Students



Key Issue: LGBT Students and Education








Topic 3: Historical Foundations of Education


Topic 3: Historical Foundations of Education




Key Issue: Corporal Punishment



Key Issue: Single-Sex Education








Key Issue: Parental Public School Choice

Topic 2: Educational Philosophies


Topic 2: Educational Philosophies








Topic 1: The Teaching Profession


Topic 1: The Teaching Profession

History of teacher education







Is teaching a profession?