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Linda Darling-Hammond

Full Name: Linda Darling-hammond
Number of Works: 38
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ISBN: 0807749621, 9780807749623
Keywords: equity, determine, future, commitment, america, world, education, flat
Pages: 328
Published: 2009
  • Rating: 80%

As America enters the 21st century, U.S. students continue to slip behind in the world's rankings in science and math. Yet, at the same time, state prison budgets are increasing nearly three times as fast as budgets for education. In her new book, Linda Darling-Hammond, a chief education advisor to President Barack Obama, a bestselling author, and a nationally recognized leader in education reform, explores how America's performance globally is linked to the minority-majority achievement gap at home.
ISBN: 0787959421, 9780787959425
Keywords: schools, work, creating, blueprint, learn, right
Pages: 394
Published: 1997
  • Rating: 80%

"This well-organized and meticulously documented book presents an agenda for re-creating public education."-Washington Post "Darling-Hammond's central claim is well worth listening to."-New York Times Book Review Classrooms and schools centered on learning and learners are intellectually rigorous places, exciting and humane. They are concerned with honoring individuality, developing potential, and arming kids with an ability to think freely and independently. Using in-depth interviews with dozens of teachers and studies of many successful schools, Darling-Hammond shows that
ISBN: 0470276673, 9780470276679
Keywords: understanding, teaching, learning, powerful
Pages: 225
Published: 2008
  • Rating: 80%

In Powerful Learning, Linda Darling-Hammond and an impressive list of co-authors offer a clear, comprehensive, and engaging exploration of the most effective classroom practices. They review, in practical terms, teaching strategies that generate meaningful K–2 student understanding, and occur both within the classroom walls and beyond. The book includes rich stories, as well as online videos of innovative classrooms and schools, that show how students who are taught well are able to think critically, employ flexible problem-solving, and apply learned skills and knowledge to new