By Thomas L. Good

21st Century schooling: A Reference Handbook offers a hundred chapters written by way of major specialists within the box that spotlight an important themes, matters, questions, and debates dealing with educators this present day. This complete and authoritative two-volume paintings offers undergraduate schooling majors with perception into the wealthy array of concerns inherent in education—issues informing debates that contain all Americans.

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· offers undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference resource excellent for his or her school room study wishes, coaching for GREs, and learn into instructions to absorb pursuing a graduate measure or career

· bargains extra designated details than encyclopedia entries, yet now not as a lot jargon, aspect, or density as magazine articles or learn instruction manual chapters

· Explores academic coverage and reform, instructor schooling and certification, academic management, curriculum, and instruction

· bargains a reader-friendly universal layout: concept, equipment, purposes, comparability, destiny instructions, precis, References and extra Readings

21st Century schooling: A Reference Handbook is designed to prepare academics, professors, and directors for his or her destiny careers, informing the debates and getting ready them to handle the questions and meet the demanding situations of schooling today.

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Joan M. T. Walker is assistant professor in the School of Education at Long Island University. Grounded in her work as a school-age child-care provider, her research examines the psychological foundations of parent-teacher interactions, and parent and teacher contributions to child development. She is also interested in teachers’ attitudes toward student autonomy and family participation in children’s schooling. She received her MS and PhD in developmental psychology from Vanderbilt University.

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