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Kaleidoscope: Readings in Education

Kaleidoscope: Readings in Education
Author: Kevin Ryan - James M. Cooper
ISBN 13: 9780618643622
ISBN 10: 618643621
Edition: 11
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2006-03-24
Format: Paperback
Pages: 464
List Price: $108.95

This comprehensive collection of high-interest readings drawn from a wide range of sources (contemporary, classic, academic, and popular) is designed to correlate with the goals of Introduction to Education and Foundations in Education courses. Accompanying pedagogical features, such as introductions, focus questions, post-reading notes, discussion questions, and a glossary, engage students and guide them in thinking critically about the readings. With 30 percent new readings, the Eleventh Edition provides current viewpoints on such important topics as classroom management, teacher salaries, accountability, standardized tests, sources of student diversity, gender equity, inclusion, multicultural education, and education of gifted and talented students.