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Education in the New Millennium : Not Like Your Grandmother's Schoolhouse - Michael F. Shaughnessy

Education in the New Millennium

Not Like Your Grandmother's Schoolhouse

By: Michael F. Shaughnessy (Editor)

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Published: 15th March 2004
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Education in the New Millennium details-- for parents, taxpayers, and politicians, and those concerned about education-- the intricacies and complexities of "education" in America. Author Michael F. Shaughnessy documents a number of different forms of education in the U.S., by dividing "education" into a number of groups, including gifted education, special education, vocational education, and bilingual education. Educators are now dealing with various educational programs such as mentoring, guidance, and creativity programs, and are increasingly confronted with students with a number of "exceptionalities," such as health problems and emotional and behavioral disorders. In order to understand the complexity of education and in order to ensure that "no child is left behind," all involved in education should be aware of the truly complex problems facing teachers, administrators, and educational personnel in America. This book can help with this crucial understanding.

Acknowledgmentsp. vii
Introductionp. ix
Setting the Foundation for Lifelong Learning: The Importance of the Early Yearsp. 1
Following the Trends in Early Childhood Intervention Services into the 21st Centuryp. 15
Crack in the Cradle and the Silver Spoon--Substance-Exposed Kids Flooding Our Classroomsp. 37
School Counselingp. 57
Middle Level Education: Current Programs/Practices and Issues for the Futurep. 79
School Leadership in the New Century: The Specsp. 97
Education for Limited English Proficient Students in the Twenty-First Century: Is an Adequate Public Education Within Their Reach?p. 109
The Future or Reading Education: The New Millenniump. 131
Special Education Issues, Trends, and Future Predictionsp. 151
Principals of Learning and Development in the Teaching of Writingp. 173
Cognitive Theories of Motivation: Their Application to the Classroomp. 203
How Much Mentoring is There in Your Mentoring Program?p. 225
The Dunn and Dunn Learning Styles Model: Theory, Research, and Applicationp. 239
Progress in Teaching the Futurep. 257
Vocational and Technical Educationp. 279
Current State of Art of Education of Individuals With Vision Impairment and Blindnessp. 297
Gifted Education: Are We Neglecting the Best and Brightest?p. 311
Education: Past, Present, and Futurep. 325
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ISBN: 9780761826484
ISBN-10: 0761826483
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 15th March 2004
Publisher: UNIV PR OF AMER
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.96
Weight (kg): 0.44