Teachers for Our Nation's Schools (Cloth Edition)

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John Wiley & Sons, Oct 15, 1990 - Education - 427 pages
One of the country's most prominent educators gives a hard-hitting look at teacher preparation, the result of five-years' work in an important study. Goodland insists that until the emphasis is placed on good teaching rather than academic publishing, American schools will continue to falter.

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The author, Director of the Center for Educational Renewal at the University of Washington, carves out a niche for his work on the shelf of books about the condition of the educational system in the ... Read full review


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John Goodlad was born in British Columbia, Canada, and educated at the University of British Columbia and the University of Chicago. A former dean of the graduate school of education at the University of California at Los Angeles, he has also been a professor of education at the University of Washington. Goodlad has written more than 20 books and hundreds of articles on education. Among his best-known works are The Ecology of School Renewal (1987) and A Place Called School: Prospects for the Future (1984). A major figure in the educational reform movements that began in the 1980s, he has been a leading figure in the field of teacher education for the past 30 years. In addition to his teaching and writing, Goodlad directs the state Partnerships for Educational Renewal throughout the United States, and he also is active in many educational organizations and task forces.

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