A Place Called School Twentieth Anniversary Edition

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2004-02-12
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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First published 20 years ago,A Place Called Schoolis the revolutionary account of the largest on-scene study of U.S. schools ever conducted. Carried on over four years, trained investigators entered more than 1,000 classrooms nationwide to talk to teachers, students, administrators, parents, and other community members. The result is this report. Written by one of the nation's most astute and experienced educators, Goodlad's message of optimism and his agenda for improvement have only grown in importance since the book's original publication.

Author Biography

John I. Goodlad is president of the Institute for Educational Inquiry and a founder of the Center for Educational Renewal at the University of Washington.

Table of Contents

Forewordp. ix
Prefacep. xxiii
Can We Have Effective Schools?p. 1
We Want It Allp. 33
Beyond Academicsp. 61
Inside Classroomsp. 93
Access to Knowledgep. 130
Teachers and the Circumstances of Teachingp. 167
What Schools and Classrooms Teachp. 197
The Same But Differentp. 246
Improving the Schools We Havep. 271
Beyond the Schools We Havep. 321
Afterwordp. 363
Notesp. 383
Indexp. 399
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