In Finding Superman, some of the most prominent educational thinkers of our time examine the pressing issues of educational equity and excellence brought to light in Davis Guggenheim's popular documentary, Waiting for Superman. The film's portrayal of urban public schools as uniform failures and charter schools as the only viable alternative for our nation's youth demands a closer look. Across the chapters of this important book, the contributors reveal the film's untold stories. These include the many public schools that are doing an excellent job of educating students, as well as the many charter schools that are doing no better than most public schools, despite their monetary advantages.In 5th grade, students compose email using Japanese word processors, host Japanese students, and visit them near Tokyo. ... Students learned DNA testing procedures on meat samples to confirm poached meat in African markets. ... Team teaching between humanities and science teachers is common, such as in the Waterways to Peace project, where study of African politics related to the scarcity ofanbsp;...
|Author||:||Watson Scott Swail|
|Publisher||:||Teachers College Press - 2015-04-17|