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Taking Sidesvolumes present current controversial issues in a debate-style format designed to stimulate student interest and develop critical thinking skills. Each issue is thoughtfully framed with an issue summary, an issue introduction, and a postscript or challenge questions.Taking Sidesreaders feature an annotated listing of selected World Wide Web sites. An online Instructor's Resource Guide with testing material is available for each volume.Using Taking Sides in the Classroomis also an excellent instructor resource. Visit www.mhhe.com/takingsides for more details.Taking Sides: Clashing Views in Educational Psychology, 6/e(print text) is packaged with a FREE access code card forAnnual Editions: Assessment and Evaluation 10/11 CourseSmart eBookby Sandra Williamson. CourseSmart is an online eTextbook. Visit www.coursesmart.com for further information.
Table of Contents
|Meeting the Diverse Needs of a Diverse Classroom|
|Are Single-Gender Classes Necessary to Ensure Equal Educational Opportunities for Boys and Girls?|
|Should Struggling Students Be Retained?|
|Is Full Inclusion Always the Best Option for Children with Disabilities?|
|Can Schools Close the Achievement Gap between Students from Different Ethnic and Racial Backgrounds?|
|Should Schools Try to Increase Students’ Self-Esteem?|
|Should Character Education Define the Values We Teach Students?|
|Theories of Learning and Their Implications for Educational Practice|
|Should Schools Adopt a Constructivist Approach to Education?|
|Does Reinforcement Facilitate Learning?|
|Can Howard Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences Transform Educational Practice?|
|Will a Push for Standards and Accountability Lead to More Motivated Students?|
|Do Recent Discoveries about the Brain and Its Development Have Implications for Classroom Practice?|
|Effective Teaching and the Evaluation of Learning|
|Is the Whole Language Approach to Reading Effective?|
|Is Greater Parental Involvement at School Always Beneficial?|
|Should Schools Embrace Computers and Technology?|
|Should Schools Decrease Class Size to Improve Student Outcomes?|
|Can a Zero-Tolerance Policy Lead to Safe Schools?|
|Should Student Time in School Be Changed?|
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