Time to Learn by Christopher Gabrieli
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Time to Learn
By Christopher Gabrieli

Time to Learn

How a New School Schedule is Making Smarter Kids, Happier Parents, and Safer Neighborhoods

By (author) See other recent books by Christopher Gabrieli See other recent books by Warren Goldstein
Format: Hardback

Checking availability...

Time to Learn by Christopher Gabrieli

Book Description

Across the country, an educational revolution is taking root. Kids are learning more. Teachers are free to teach beyond the test. And parents aren't worried about what their kids are up to after school. What accounts for this change? The simple answer is, "More time to learn." The current school day-6 hours and 180 days per year-is obsolete. It fails to provide students with the academic foundations and well-rounded education they need to succeed and thrive in the twenty-first century. The old school day is also out of step with the reality of working families without a stay-at-home parent to manage their children's after-school time. Using an additional one to two hours, the new school day reworks the schedule so that children can master core academic subjects, receive individualized instruction and tutoring, and be exposed to a broad array of topics such as the arts, music, drama, and sports.

Buy Time to Learn book by Christopher Gabrieli from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780470258088
ISBN-10: 047025808X
Format: Hardback
(232mm x 162mm x 28mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: Jossey Bass Wiley
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 23-May-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Time to Learn book by Christopher Gabrieli and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Author Biography - Christopher Gabrieli

Christopher Gabrieli, an entrepreneur in the business, nonprofit, and public policy arenas, is cofounder and cochairman of the National Center on Time & Learning, and he is leading the first statewide effort in America to expand learning time for all students at participating schools. Warren Goldstein teaches U.S. history and chairs the Department of History at the University of Hartford. An award-winning historian and essayist, he is author of William Sloane Coffin, Jr: A Holy Impatience, Playing for Keeps: A History of Early Baseball, and (with Elliott Gorn) A Brief History of American Sports.

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Christopher Gabrieli close
Recent books by Warren Goldstein close
Brief History of American Sports by Warren Goldstein
For the Love of Physics by Warren Goldstein
Playing for Keeps by Warren Goldstein
Time to Learn by Warren Goldstein
William Sloane Coffin Jr. by Warren Goldstein
BoomerangBooks.com.au close