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Ditching Shop Class: Eliminating Vocational Education in America's Public Schools
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 190,650. 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 schools,Vocational Education has mostly been eliminated. But then we wonder why kids exit the public school with no job-worthy skills. From the perspective of a STEM/CTE educator, a rationale for why we (educators) disposed of Vocational Ed and the teaching of skills leading to middle class lifestyle, and how this feeds the Achievement Gap and what we're calling the Poverty gap.
Capturing the Spark: Inspired Teaching, Thriving Schools
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,490. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Aims & objectives
We all care about improving public education, but how do we find out what’s really happening in classrooms and schools? Veteran teacher David B. Cohen spent a year spent visiting public schools throughout California, discovering how students flourish when teachers capture the sparks of curiosity and inspiration. The result is Capturing the Spark: Inspired Teaching, Thriving Schools.