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Ditching Shop Class: How Educators Feed the Achievement Gap
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 198,550. Language: American English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Educational policy & reform / general
Within public education, Shop Class, what we once called Vocational Education, has mostly been eliminated, but wonder why kids exit public school with no job-worthy skills. From the perspective of a STEM/CTE educator, a rationale for why we (educators) disposed of Technical/Vocational Ed and teaching of skills leading to middle class lifestyle, and how this feeds expansion of the Achievement Gap.
Uncommon Core
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,270. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Parent participation, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
While government legislation surrounding Common Core, high-stakes standardized testing and teacher evaluations based on student performance on those tests have combined to create a perfect storm that hurts students and teachers alike, there is still one resource that can help heal the breach. That resource is parental involvement in their child’s education.