Taking sides : clashing views in educational psychology / [edited] by Leonard Abbeduto, Frank Symons
Book | McGraw-Hill Education | 2014 | Seventh edition.
Available at WCTC Social Issues Collection (LB1051 .T167)
iii, 258 pages ; 28 cm.
Includes bibliographical references.
1. Meeting the diverse needs of a diverse and changing classroom. Are single-gender classes necessary to create equal opportunities for boys and girls? -- Should struggling students be retained? -- Is full inclusion always the best option for children with disabilities? -- Are schools closing the achievement gap between students from different ethnic and racial backgrounds? -- Does the current generation of students require digital tools for learning? -- 2. Theories of learning and their implications for educational practice. Is a constructivist approach to teaching effective? -- Can Howard Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences transform educational practice? -- Should schools teach students self-control? -- Do recent discoveries about the brain have implications for classroom practice? -- Do video games promote violent behavior in students? -- 3. Effective teaching and evaluation of learning. Should schools adopt a common core curriculum? -- Should character education define the values we teach students? -- Does homework lead to improved student achievement? -- Does grading help students learn? -- Should schools decrease class size to improve student outcomes? -- Should student time in school be changed?
Abbeduto, Leonard, 1954-
Symons, Frank James, 1967-
Clashing views in educational psychology