Explores the implications of a national US curriculum through the study of Japanese education. It suggests that the US educational system lacks certain organizational mechanisms that support student achievement and would facilitate teacher involvement in the educational reform process.that you can use the results of the assessments to help you identify which topics your students need to review. ... Teachers believe they must provide different instruction for students at varying levels, and the teachersa#39; manuals ... Because lack of parental involvement is often considered a cause of low achievement, schools and teachers work ... In turn, American manuals include family activities, family math, home links, home messages, and sample letters for teachers to send home.
|Title||:||National Standards and School Reform in Japan and the United States|
|Publisher||:||Teachers College Press - 2002|