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Inside Schools The Ethnographic Approach by Peter Woods

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Anthropology,
  • Education,
  • Organizations & Institutions,
  • Education / General,
  • Education / Organizations & Institutions,
  • Education / Teaching

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9346289M
ISBN 100415059186
ISBN 109780415059183

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This book is about what happens in schools and classrooms. It focuses on the experiences of students and teachers, and draws on research that I have conducted, as well as on research carried out by some of my students in Jamaica over the past twelve years. The Urban Assembly School for Green Careers delivers on its theme: it prepares students for eco-friendly jobs in construction and agriculture. In a program called Green Buildings, students study design, engineering, architecture, renewable energies and buildings management and redleaf-photography.comon: West 84th Street, Manhattan, , NY. Sep 01,  · Inside Jamaican Schools [Hyacinth Evans] on redleaf-photography.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Students and teachers of education in the Caribbean have long relied on ethnographic research from North America to enrich their understanding of life in schools and classrooms. Based on actual experiences from the perspectives of both students and teachersCited by: Inside Our Schools provides sobering reflections of how our public schools have lost their way, and what needs to be done to restore hope and confidence in them. The book is a poignant reminder of the crucial role of public education in a democratic society.

Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Students and teachers of education in the Caribbean have long relied on ethnographic research from North America to enrich their understanding of life in schools and classrooms. Based on actual experiences from the perspectives of both students and teachers, this collection of ethnographic research articles provides the first up-close view of Jamaican schools and classrooms. Overall this book is a decidedly mixed bag. It is part-memoir, part-legacy/narrative control, part -education manifesto. It has some biographical sketches surrounding his career moves, some chapters on his time as education secretary discussing his policy decisions (appropriate since that is why most readers, including this one, would even crack the book), some sentimental (in the pejorative /5.

“In How Schools Work, Secretary Duncan outlines an honest and thoughtful way forward for our education system. This book merits every American’s serious consideration because, as Secretary Duncan explains, our children, our economy, and our national Released on: August 06, “Comprehensive Golden’s book doesn’t just shed light on previously untold stories. It also highlights the existential questions facing higher education, not only when dealing with infiltration from foreign governments, but also those brought on by cozy relationships between the U.S. intelligence and academe.” —Inside Higher Ed. Get this from a library! Inside Jamaican schools. [Hyacinth L Evans] -- Students and teachers of education in the Caribbean have long relied on ethnographic research from North America to enrich their understanding of life in schools and classrooms. Based on actual. Portland Public Schools, Portland Oregon. The District is committed to equal opportunity and nondiscrimination in all its educational and employment activities.