Time for Action: Stop Teaching to the Test and Start Teaching Skills
This book should be read by anyone concerned about the future of education in the U.S. It was written for students, parents, educators, administrators, and policy makers because it will require effort from all these individuals to create meaningful change in the education system.This book discusses why the education system needs to change now, and provides practical examples of teaching approaches, school models, and assessment systems that can move the education system forward in the right direction. Students deserve an education that teaches them how to solve challenging problems and inspires them to become life long learners. Read this book and then go out and implement these ideas.
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Chapter One Time for Action
Chapter Two Stop HighStakes Standardized Testing and Teaching to the Test
Chapter Three Moving from Memorization to Life Skills
Chapter Four Skills Benchmarks and Assessments
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