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How We Teach Science What's Changed, and Why It Matters
ISBN: HB: 9780674919341, Harvard University Press, June 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 21 photos
Why teach science? The answer to that question will determine how it is taught. Yet despite the enduring belief in this country that science should be taught, there has been no enduring consensus about how or why. This is especially true when it com...
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£25,95
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In Search of Deeper Learning The Quest to Remake the American High School
ISBN: HB: 9780674988392, Harvard University Press, April 2019
464 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 illus., 8 tables
What would it take to transform industrial-era schools into modern organizations capable of supporting deep learning for all? Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine's quest to answer this question took them inside some of America's most innovative schools and clas...
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£21,95
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How Girls Achieve
ISBN: HB: 9780674980228, Harvard University Press, April 2019
216 pp., 21x14 cm, 6 illus.
This bold and necessary book points out a simple and overlooked truth: most schools never had girls in mind to begin with. That is why the world needs what Sally Nuamah calls "feminist schools," deliberately designed to provide girls with achievement...
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Privileged Poor How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students
ISBN: HB: 9780674976894, Harvard University Press, March 2019
288 pp., 21x14 cm, 2 illus., 1 table
The Ivy League looks different than it used to. College presidents and deans of admission have opened their doors – and their coffers – to support a more diverse student body. But is it enough just to admit these students? In "The Privileged Poor", A...
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Education and the Commercial Mindset
ISBN: PB: 9780674986848, ISBN: HB: 9780674049178, Harvard University Press, October 2018
432 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 charts, 20 tables
America's commitment to public schooling once seemed unshakable. But today the movement to privatize K–12 education is stronger than ever. A veteran teacher and administrator, Samuel Abrams examines the rise of market forces in public education and r...
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Next Gen PhD A Guide to Career Paths in Science
ISBN: PB: 9780674986794, ISBN: HB: 9780674504653, Harvard University Press, September 2018
272 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 3 line illus., 13 charts, 7 graphs
For decades, top scientists in colleges and universities pursued a clear path to success: enroll in a prestigious graduate program, conduct research, publish papers, complete the PhD, pursue postdoctoral work. With perseverance and a bit of luck, a t...
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Information, Incentives, and Education Policy
ISBN: HB: 9780674050907, Harvard University Press, June 2018
240 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 line illus., 3 graphs, 7 tables
How do we ensure that waste and inefficiency do not undermine the mission of publicly funded schools? Derek Neal writes that economists must analyze education policy in the same way they analyze other procurement problems. Insights from research on i...
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Inside Graduate Admissions Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping
ISBN: PB: 9780674984042, ISBN: HB: 9780674088696, Harvard University Press, May 2018
240 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 12 tables
Advanced degrees have become necessary credentials for many careers that once required only a college education. Yet while graduate school pursuit stands at an all-time high, little has been written about graduate school admissions – how the process...
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Minds on Fire How Role-Immersion Games Transform College
ISBN: PB: 9780674984097, Harvard University Press, March 2018
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 halftones, 1 map, 12 tables
Why are so many students intellectually disengaged? Faculty, administrators, and tuition-paying parents have been asking this question for nearly two centuries. And the answer is always more or less the same: students are so deeply absorbed in compet...
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How College Works
ISBN: PB: 9780674979802, Harvard University Press, February 2018
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 line illus.
Constrained by shrinking budgets, can colleges do more to improve the quality of education? And can students get more out of college without paying higher tuition? Daniel Chambliss and Christopher Takacs conclude that the limited resources of college...
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