Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Twitter Book Club: Gerald W. Bracey (2009) Education Hell: Rhetoric vs. Reality–Transforming the Fire Consuming America's Schools

Ch1: Pre-Sputnik: Non-Test-Based Criticism of Schools

Ch2: Post-Sputnik: Criticisms and the Descent Into Test Mania

Ch 3: Tests: Descriptions and Trends—How Do We Measure Up?

Ch 4: No Child Left Behind: "The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves"

Ch5: Science, Engineering, and Economic Competitiveness

Ch 6: The Real Meaning of Competition

Ch 7: "Poverty is Poison"

Ch 8: A Few Words About Learning—Eureka

Ch 9: The Goals of Public Education

Ch 10: The Lost Lessons of the Eight-Year Study

Ch 11: Democracy and Education