Schooling for Tomorrow's America

Edited by:
Marcella L. Kysilka, University of Central Florida
O. L. Davis, University of Texas - Austin

A volume in the series: Research in Curriculum and Instruction. Editor(s): Cheryl J. Craig, University of Houston.

Published 2013

This book can be read by educators at all stages in their careers. What a great selection for a book study group of practicing teachers or for a seminar with graduate students. The authors share their thoughts about education for the future, but also inform us about the past. Whether you encounter this book as a textbook or for a professional learning community, the contents will inform and inspire you, encouraging you to think deeply and work towards the improvement of education.

CONTENTS
Acknowledgements. Foreword. Prologue. Public Schooling in Hard Times: Adaptation and Invention Remain Possibilities, O. L. Davis, Jr. Educational Aims for the Twenty-First Century, Nel Noddings. Teacher Learning and Leadership: Community, Collaboration, and Challenge, Ann Lieberman. Educating Citizens for Tomorrow’s Diverse World, James A. Banks. Worrying About Diversity of a Different Kind, David C. Berliner. Teach Freedom! William Ayers. What Might Schools of the Future Be Like? Deborah Meier. Preparing Teachers for Tomorrow’s America, Marilyn Cochran-Smith and Christine Power. American Schools, Today and Tomorrow, Alan H. Schoenfeld. Educating the Whole Child: Intellect, Emotion, and Spirit, With Wisdom and Passion, Barbara Day and Elizabeth De Gaynor. Is Meeting the Diverse Needs of All Students Possible? Gloria Ladson-Billings. About the Contributors.