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Measuring Up: Standards, Assessment, and School ReformAuthor: Robert Rothman
Binding: Hardcover
Publication Date: 3/29/1995

If educational assessment reform proceeds on schedule, students of the '90s need never fear that standardized test results will be forever emblazoned on their permanent records. An educational revolution is under way to promote the use, in elementary and secondary schools, of performance-based outcomes that would be measured against predetermined standards in lieu of input-based assessments, such as multiple-ch


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Gamification of Learning and Instruction: Game-Based Methods and Strategies for Training and EducatiAuthor: Karl M. Kapp
Binding: Hardcover
Publication Date: 5/1/2012

Learning professionals are finding success applying game-based sensibilities to the development of instruction. This is the first book to show how to design online instruction that leverages the best elements of online games to increase learning, retention, and application. It explains how to match different game strategies to types of learning content for the right learning outcome and discusses how g


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Public School Advantage: Why Public Schools Outperform Private SchoolsAuthors: Christopher A. Lubienski and Sarah Theule Lubienski
Binding: Paperback
Publication Date: 11/7/2013

Nearly the whole of America’s partisan politics centers on a single question: Can markets solve our social problems? And for years this question has played out ferociously in the debates about how we should educate our children. From the growth of vouchers and charter schools to the implementation of No Child Left Behind, policy makers have increasingly turned t


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World Class Learners: Educating Creative and Entrepreneurial StudentsAuthor: Yong Zhao
Binding: Paperback
Publication Date: 6/26/2012

To succeed in the global economy, students need to function as entrepreneurs: resourceful, flexible and creative. Researcher and Professor Yong Zhao unlocks the secrets to cultivating independent thinkers who are willing and able to create jobs and contribute positively to the globalized society. This book shows how teachers, administrators and even parents can: Understand the entrepreneurial spirit and


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