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Author Mehta, Jal, author.

Title In search of deeper learning : the quest to remake the American high school / Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Massachusetts : Harvard University Press, 2019.


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Description 452 pages ; 25 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- The state of deeper learning in American high schools -- The progressive frontier: project-based learning -- No excuses schools: benefits and tradeoffs -- International baccalaureate: a system for deeper learning? -- The comprehensive high school: performance versus learning -- Deeper learning at the margins: why the periphery is often more vital than the core -- Deeper teaching: rigor, joy and apprenticeship -- Mastery, identity, creativity, and the future of schooling.
Summary An award-winning professor and an accomplished educator, Jal Mehta and Sarah Fine take us beyond the hype of reform and inside some of America's most innovative classrooms to show what is working--and what isn't. In a world where test scores have been king, this boldly humanistic book offers a rich account of what education can be at its best.-- Provided by publisher.
Subject High schools -- United States -- Administration -- Case studies.
High school environment -- United States -- Case studies.
Educational change -- United States -- Case studies.
School improvement programs -- United States -- Case studies.
Public schools -- United States -- Case studies.
Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States -- Case studies.
Education -- Experimental methods.
Education -- Aims and objectives. (OCoLC)fst00902507
Education -- Experimental methods. (OCoLC)fst00902632
Educational change. (OCoLC)fst00903371
High school environment. (OCoLC)fst00956097
High schools -- Administration. (OCoLC)fst00956290
Public schools. (OCoLC)fst01082942
School improvement programs. (OCoLC)fst01107461
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Genre/Form Case studies. (OCoLC)fst01423765
Added Author Fine, Sarah M., 1983- author.
ISBN 9780674988392 hardcover ; alkaline paper
0674988396 hardcover ; alkaline paper

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