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21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook offers 100 chapters written by leading experts in the field that highlight the most important topics, issues, questions, and debates facing educators today. This comprehensive and authoritative two-volume work provides undergraduate education majors with insight into the rich array of issues inherent in education—issues informing debates that involve all Americans.Key Features:· Provides undergraduate majors with an authoritative reference source ideal for their classroom research needs, preparation for GREs, and research into directions to take in pursuing a graduate degree or career· Offers more detailed information than encyclopedia entries, but not as much jargon, detail, or density as journal articles or research handbook chapters· Explores educational policy and reform, teacher education and certification, educational administration, curriculum, and instruction· Offers a reader-friendly common format: Theory, Methods, Applications, Comparison, Future Directions, Summary, References and Further Readings 21st Century Education: A Reference Handbook is designed to prepare teachers, professors, and administrators for their future careers, informing the debates and preparing them to address the questions and meet the challenges of education today.

Homeschool Learne
Homeschool learne

Illegal 20 years ago, educating children at home is considered the fastest-growing form of education today. Homeschooling can be defined as parents providing an education for their children at home, rather than in public or private schools. Educating learners at home is not a new phenomenon. In the United States, during the colonial days, families preferred to educate their children at home. However, by the middle of the 19th century, most children were educated in public schools. Homeschooling began to emerge once again in the late 1960s as an option for parents in some states. By 1993, homeschooling had become legal in all 50 states in the United States. Today, calculating an accurate number is difficult; yet, based on survey information, it ...

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