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Let's Put Kids First, Finally : Getting Class Size Right - Charles M. Achilles

Let's Put Kids First, Finally

Getting Class Size Right

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Published: 1st May 1999
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<FONT FACE="Christiana Regular" SIZE="1"></FONT><P><FONT FACE="Christiana Regular" SIZE="1">This accessible book provides the evidence that proves small classes for young children are a must.</FONT></P><FONT FACE="Christiana Regular" SIZE="1"></FONT>

"Achilles undertakes three basic tasks: he presents the considerable research done in the US on class size and student outcomes, tracks educators' and public policy makers' interest in implementing these research findings, and analyzes the case for school improvement through use of small classes. Achilles never places his position above detractors' and thus encourages the reader's individual decision making." -- P. M. Socoski, University of Florida * CHOICE, 2000 *

Getting Class Size Right
Recent Antecedents of Interest Class-Size Interest
The Need to Observe Teaching
What Happens in Various-Sized Classes?
Lessons Learned from Small Classes
Small Classes Provide Benefits for Students
Teaching in Small Classes
Incentive and Reform
Public Perception and Professional Practice
Needed
World-Class Ingenuity
Class Size Does Matter
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ISBN: 9780803968073
ISBN-10: 0803968078
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 216
Published: 1st May 1999
Publisher: CORWIN PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 16.64  x 1.19
Weight (kg): 0.3