The Resource A chance to make history : what works and what doesn't in providing an excellent education for all, Wendy Kopp with Steven Farr

A chance to make history : what works and what doesn't in providing an excellent education for all, Wendy Kopp with Steven Farr

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A chance to make history : what works and what doesn't in providing an excellent education for all
Title
A chance to make history
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what works and what doesn't in providing an excellent education for all
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Wendy Kopp with Steven Farr
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Language
eng
Summary
America's failure to educate millions of children is a crisis that strikes at our fundamental ideals and health as a nation. Since 1990, Teach For America has been building a movement to end educational inequity in America. Now its founder, Wendy Kopp, shares the lessons learned from the experiences of more than 25,000 teachers and alumni who have taught and led schools in low-income communities . This book cuts through the noise of today's debates to describe what it will take to provide transformational education--education that changes the academic and life trajectories predicted by children's socioeconomic backgrounds. Kopp's experiences and insights also shine light on why we have not made more progress against educational inequity--how and why the misguided quest for easy answers actually distracts from the hard work--and on what we need to do now to increase the pace of change.--From publisher description
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Kopp, Wendy
Dewey number
371.1020973
Index
no index present
LC call number
LB1025.3
LC item number
.K667 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Farr, Steven
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  • Teach for America (Project)
  • Effective teaching
  • Academic achievement
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A chance to make history : what works and what doesn't in providing an excellent education for all, Wendy Kopp with Steven Farr
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Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Teaching as leadership : lessons from transformational teachers
  • No shortcuts : lessons from transformational schools
  • Scaling success : lessons from improving systems
  • Silver bullets and silver scapegoats
  • Increasing the pace of change
  • Transformational teaching as the foundation for transformational change
  • Conclusion : whether we will
  • Afterword : Transformational teaching and learning around the world
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (v, 229 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741492520
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A chance to make history : what works and what doesn't in providing an excellent education for all, Wendy Kopp with Steven Farr
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
  • Teaching as leadership : lessons from transformational teachers
  • No shortcuts : lessons from transformational schools
  • Scaling success : lessons from improving systems
  • Silver bullets and silver scapegoats
  • Increasing the pace of change
  • Transformational teaching as the foundation for transformational change
  • Conclusion : whether we will
  • Afterword : Transformational teaching and learning around the world
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (v, 229 pages)
Form of item
online
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)741492520

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