Redesigning the American High School
By (author) Theodore R. Sizer
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Horace's School by Theodore R. Sizer
Book DescriptionSince the late 1970s, Theodore Sizer has studied and worked among hundreds of American high schools. His research was first published in 1984 in HORACE'S COMPROMISE. Sizer now proposes a process of redesign which respects the best of the rich traditions of secondary schooling while doing far more to educate our youth.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780395755341
(216mm x 146mm x 16mm)
Imprint: Houghton Mifflin (Trade)
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date: 25-Nov-1995
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Theodore R. Sizer
Red Pencil, Paperback (May 2005)
In this important critique of American education, the author of Horace's Compromise identifies crucial areas of failure in public education and offers guidelines for creating a new educational system to meet each child's needs and potential.
Moral Questions in the Classroom, Paperback (October 2003)
In this study, Katherine Simon analyses the ways teachers address or avoid moral issues that arise in middle and high school classrooms, then explains how morally charged issues may be taught responsibly in a diverse democracy.
Students are Watching Us, Paperback (July 2000)View all books by Theodore R. Sizer
Students learn not just from their classes but from their school's routines and rituals, especially about matters of character, the authors claim in this groundbreaking book. They maintain that to raise teens that can make wise decisions, we need to create schools that consistently demonstrate a belief in students.
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