Lost amid the debate over educational policies are the stories of the educators, parents, and students who are most affected by legislation such as No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top. In Educational Courage, veteran educators and activists Nancy Schniedewind and Mara Sapon-Shevin bring together the voices of those who are resisting market-driven initiatives such as high-stakes testing, charter schools, mayoral control, and merit pay. The diverse narrators who write in this volume confront the educational agendas that undermine teachersa judgment and knowledge, ignore the different backgrounds of students and parents, and debase the learning process. Yet these educators, parents, and activists also offer stories of resistance and hope as they fight to uphold the ideals of democratic public education. From the Trade Paperback edition.for third grade, was the need for more fluency in multidigit addition and subtraction. ... working with large numbers, multidigit addition and subtraction, and solving word problems with a variety of operations, including multistep word problems.
|Author||:||Mara Sapon-Shevin, Nancy Schniedewind|
|Publisher||:||Beacon Press - 2012-09-04|