Schools and Society: A Sociological Approach to Education, Fifth Edition by Jeanne H. Ballantine and Joan Z. Spade is a comprehensive anthology featuring classical readings on the Sociology of Education, as well as original essays by notable contemporary scholars. Assigned as a main text or a supplement, this fully updated Fifth Edition uses the open systems approach to provide readers with a framework for understanding and analyzing the bookas range of topics. The editors, both experienced instructors in this subject, have chosen articles that are highly readable, and that represent the fieldas major theoretical perspectives, methods, and issues.Because the NAEP does not test students until grade 4, its results shed little light on this first debate. Reports ... In both 4th and 8th grades, NAEP scores in comprehension favor teaching for meaning. ... was higher when they had been exposed to areala textsabooks and stories rather than short passages in basal readers.
|Title||:||Schools and Society: A Sociological Approach to Education|
|Author||:||Jeanne H. Ballantine, Joan Z. Spade|
|Publisher||:||SAGE Publications - 2014-02-21|