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Taking sides : clashing views on controversial issues in educational psychology / selected, edited, and with introductions by Leonard Abbeduto
Alternate Title Clashing views on controversial issues in educational psychology
Educational psychology
3rd ed
Guilford, Conn. : Dushkin/McGraw-Hill, c2004
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  LB1051 .T35 2004    AVAILABLE
Gift from P. Fossum, 2010
Subject(s) Educational psychology
Educational psychology -- United States
Learning, Psychology of
Physical Description xviii, 415 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Are single-gender classes the only way to ensure equal educational opportunities for boys and girls? -- Should ability-level tracking be abandoned? -- Should English immersion replace bilingual education? -- Is full inclusion always the best option for children with disabilities? -- Should instruction be matched to student learning style? -- Should schools try to increase students' self-esteem? -- Should moral education be part of the school curriculum? -- Should schools adopt a constructivist approach to education? -- Does reinforcement facilitate learning? -- Can Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences transform educational practice? -- Will a push for standards and accountability lead to more motivated students? -- Do recent discoveries about the brain and its development have implications for classroom practice? -- Is the whole language approach to reading effective? -- Is cooperative learning effective? -- Should schools embrace computers and technology? -- Will performance assessment lead to meaningful education reform? -- Can a zero-tolerance policy lead to safe schools? -- Should U.S. schools be evaluated against schools in other countries?
NOTE Gift from P. Fossum, 2010
Series Taking sides
Alternate Author Abbeduto, Leonard, 1954-
Library donation, 2010

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