Description - Tracking by Anne Turnbaugh Lockwood
The controversial issue of ability grouping is addressed in this book. Though one of the major themes of the restructuring debate in education is the heterogeneous grouping of students, teachers argue that to expect students to read at a higher level than that at which they are capable is detrimental. The author poses key questions in this debate, and presents all sides of the issue through interviews with recognized experts in education.
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(215mm x 139mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Anne Turnbaugh Lockwood
Anne Turnbaugh Lockwood, is Senior Program Advisor in the Office of Planning and Service Coordination at the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory in Portland, Oregon. A policy analyst, she has worked in settings that range from the Wisconsin Center for Education Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, her own consulting business, the American Association of School Administrators in Washington, D.C., and the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory in Portland, OR. She is the author of seven books and over 100 articles on a wide variety of educational issues. Lockwood is a recipient of the Interpretive Scholarship Award of the American Educational Research Association, given for writing that connects research to practice. She has been an Honorary Fellow in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and in the Wisconsin Center for Education Research, both at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She holds a PhD in Educational Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.