Building Knowledge for a Nation of Learners: A Framework for Education Research 1997
This is the first biennial report, which establishes national priorities for education research. Contents: what do we need to know? research for a changing world; an agenda for the nation: establishing priorities for education research (early childhood learning; student learning; effective teaching; strengthening schools; student diversity; learning beyond the classroom; and adult competence); putting the priorities to work; and powerful questions. Notes. Sources for sidebars and data boxes. Extensive bibliography.
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Page 3 - ... kindergarten prepared to learn and succeed in elementary and secondary schools.  Improving curriculum, instruction, assessment, and student learning at all levels of education to promote high academic achievement, problemsolving abilities, creativity, and the motivation for further learning.  Ensuring effective teaching by expanding the supply of potential teachers, improving teacher preparation, and promoting career-long professional development at all levels of education.  Strengthening...
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Page 87 - US Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics. The Condition of Education 1996. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 1996. 11. Krugman, Paul. "The Spiral of Inequality.
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Page 57 - Children do best when they have the personal involvement and material support of a father and a mother and when both parents fulfill their responsibility to be loving providers.
Page 93 - Page Smith, Killing the Spirit: Higher Education in America (New York: Penguin Books, 1990); Charles J. Sykes, Pro▀cam: Professors and the Demise of Higher Education (Washington, DC: Requery Gateway, 1988). CHAPTER 3. TRANSFORMING PROFESSIONALISM 1. John Slaughter, speech delivered at Engineering Deans' Institute, Salt Lake City, Utah, March 29,1982.