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The Resource How to educate a citizen : the power of shared knowledge to unify a nation, E.D. Hirsch, Jr

How to educate a citizen : the power of shared knowledge to unify a nation, E.D. Hirsch, Jr

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How to educate a citizen : the power of shared knowledge to unify a nation
Title
How to educate a citizen
Title remainder
the power of shared knowledge to unify a nation
Statement of responsibility
E.D. Hirsch, Jr
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Addresses the failures and consequences of America's early education system, advocating for a shared knowledge curriculum that provides an educational foundation for all students to strengthen American unity, identity, and democracy
  • Hirsch addresses the failures of America's early education system and its impact on our current national malaise. He advocates for a shared knowledge curriculum students everywhere can be taught-- an educational foundation that can help improve and strengthen America's unity, identity, and democracy. Hirsch charts the rise and fall of the American early education system and provides a blueprint for closing the national gap in knowledge, communications, and allegiance. -- adapted from jacket
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NjBwBT
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1928-
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Hirsch, E. D.
Dewey number
  • 372.19
  • 372
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Education, Elementary
  • Education
  • Education
  • Educational change
  • Educational accountability
  • Education
  • Education, Elementary
  • Education
  • Educational accountability
  • Educational change
Label
How to educate a citizen : the power of shared knowledge to unify a nation, E.D. Hirsch, Jr
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-204) and index
Contents
The decline of the common school. When our schools abandoned commonality, we became a nation at risk ; The child-centered classroom ; "Nobody leaves": the dazzling success of shared-knowledge schools ; The problem starts at our teacher-training institutes -- Science debunks a child-centered education. Culture, not nature, knows best-- says nature ; The lessons of educational failure and success around the world -- American ethnicity: will the common school make a comeback? Commonality in a multiethnic nation ; How to improve the "common core" ; Patriotism: shared knowledge and kindness -- Afterword: What can be done right now?
Control code
on1190754279
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
213 pages
Isbn
9780063001923
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1190754279
Label
How to educate a citizen : the power of shared knowledge to unify a nation, E.D. Hirsch, Jr
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-204) and index
Contents
The decline of the common school. When our schools abandoned commonality, we became a nation at risk ; The child-centered classroom ; "Nobody leaves": the dazzling success of shared-knowledge schools ; The problem starts at our teacher-training institutes -- Science debunks a child-centered education. Culture, not nature, knows best-- says nature ; The lessons of educational failure and success around the world -- American ethnicity: will the common school make a comeback? Commonality in a multiethnic nation ; How to improve the "common core" ; Patriotism: shared knowledge and kindness -- Afterword: What can be done right now?
Control code
on1190754279
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
213 pages
Isbn
9780063001923
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1190754279

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