9780415962735

Teaching By Numbers: Deconstructing the Discourse of Standards and Accountability in Education

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415962735

  • ISBN10:

    0415962730

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-04-15
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Taubman offers interdisciplinary ways to understand the educational reforms underway in urban education, teaching, and teacher education, and their impact on what it means to teach. He maps the totality of the transformation, taking into account the constellation of forces shaping it, and proposes an alternative vision of teacher education.

Table of Contents

CONTENTS PrefaceAcknowledgements1. Introduction2. The Current State of Affairs3. Tests4. The Language of Educational Policy5. Audit Culture: Standards and Practices of Accountability6. The Seduction of a Profession7. Intellectual Capital: How the Learning Sciences Led Education AstrayConclusion

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