Drawing on his widely read Huffington Post columnsarated one of the top educational blogs in the United StatesaAlan Singer introduces readers to contemporary issues in education in the United States. The issues are presented with a point of view and an edge intended to promote widespread classroom debate and discussion. Each section opens with a new topical summary essay followed by a series of brief essays updated and adapted from Huffington Post columns. The book includes guest contributions, guiding questions, and responses to essays by teacher education students and teachers to further classroom discussion. Education Flashpoints is written in a conversational style that draws readers into a series of debates by presenting issues in a clear and concise manner, but also with a touch of irony and a bit of rhetorical bite. The topics examined in these essays read like the latest newspaper headlines in the battle to define public education in the United States.Based on an essay published on the Huffington Post, December 15, 2012 ... Where do you stand on stricter limitations on gun ownership? ... They also argued that the country has to enforce existing guns laws and that if aour schools are workinga there would be less gun violence. ... and teachers as well as of parents in single-parent families was behind gun violence, not the lack of gun control laws.
|Author||:||Alan J. Singer|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2014-04-24|