Dear Josie : Witnessing the Hopes and Failures of Democratic Education

Dear Josie : Witnessing the Hopes and Failures of Democratic Education

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As an educator and journalist who has been closely observing schools for more than three decades, Joseph Featherstone is a powerful voice in the struggle for better schooling in our nation. This much-needed and beautifully written collection testifies to the importance of respecting children's minds, educating all children, the craft of teaching, and democratic values.

Table of Contents

Foreword                                           ix
Herbert Kohl
Acknowledgments xiii
Introduction xv
Part I. Childhood 1 (42)
My Good War 3 (5)
Rousseau and Modernity 8 (11)
Family Matters 19 (12)
An American Education 31 (6)
Five Big Ideas 37 (6)
Part II. School and Society 43 (50)
Ocean Hill Is Alive, and, Well 45 (3)
The Problem Is More Than Schools 48 (8)
Busing the Powerless 56 (12)
John Dewey Reconsidered 68 (16)
Democratic Vistas 84 (5)
Democracy and Education 89 (4)
Part III. Teachers and Classrooms 93 (80)
The Primary School Revolution in Britain: 95 (8)
Schools for Children---What's Happening in
Bristish Classrooms
Teaching Children to Think 103 (10)
Experiments in Learning 113 (6)
Open Schools II: Tempering a Fad 119 (7)
Ghetto Classroom 126 (8)
Teaching Teacher: A Utopian Bulletin 134 (5)
The Real Thing in Teaching 139 (4)
To Touch More Life 143 (6)
The Living Classroom 149 (8)
Vivian Paley 157 (6)
Letter to a Young Teacher 163 (10)
References 173 (4)
Index 177

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Foreword vii

Linda G. Roberts

INTRODUCTION TO PART I EVALUATING THE EFFECTS 1 (120)

OF LEARNING TECHNOLOGIES

Barbara Means, Geneva D. Haertel, and Lincoln

Moses

1 The Case for Randomized Experiments 15 (23)

Thomas D. Cook, Barbara Means, Geneva D.

Haertel, and Vera Michalchik

2 Detecting Technology's Effects in Complex 38 (37)

School Environments

Alan Lesgold

3 Achieving Local Relevance and Broader 75 (20)

Influence

Katherine McMillan Culp, Margaret Honey,

and Robert Spielvogel

4 A Distributed Evaluation Model 95 (34)

Eva L. Baker and Joan L. Herman

INTRODUCTION TO PART II: MEASURING IMPORTANT 121(60)

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

Barbara Means and Geneva D. Haertel

5 A Project-Based Approach to Assessing 129(20)

Technology

Henry Jay Becker and Barbara E. Lovitts

6 Improving Educational Assessment 149(38)

Robert J. Mislevy, Linda S. Steinberg,

Russell G. Almond, Geneva D. Haertel, and

William R. Penuel

INTRODUCTION TO PART III: STUDYING LONG-TERM 181(90)

EFFECTS WITHIN A COMPLEX, MULTILEVEL SYSTEM

Barbara Means and Geneva D. Haertel

7 Studies of Technology Implementation and 187(18)

Effects

Larry V. Hedges, Spyros Konstantopoulos,

and Amy Thoreson

8 The Advantages of Longitudinal Design 205(25)

Russell W. Rumberger

9 Studying the Cumulative Impacts of 230(27)

Educational Technology

Barbara Means, Mary Wagner, Geneva D.

Haertel, and Harold S. Javitz

Conclusion: Cross-Cutting Themes in Research 257(14)

Designs for Technology

Barbara Means and Geneva D. Haertel

About the Contributors 271(8)

Index 279