Teaching Education Policy

Cochran, Marlyn. Teaching Education Policy in the United States. LA: Taylor & Francis,  2006.

Cochran focuses on the examination strategies that are implemented in the United States. She illustrates that the USA education system is targeted on passing exams. Any student who fails in the exams would be considered to have failed. Cochran however concluded in this book by advising that other testing mechanisms should be implemented since the examination mechanism is not so effective.

García, Eugene E. Teaching and learning in two languages: bilingualism & schooling in the United States. LA: Teachers College Press, 2005.

García, Eugene is an author who has wide knowledge on education matters. He discusses the issues that touch on teaching subjects in two languages. America has imigrants from different nations all over the earth. Eugene’s analysis also discourage exam based assessments.

James A. Banks, Cherry A. McGee Banks. Multicultural Education: Issues and Perspectives. London: John Wiley and Sons, 2009.

James discusses various issues touching on education. He illuminates on the ownership of education facilities. He says that some school owners do not have any education backgrounds but are merely money minded. James underscores the fact that such school-owners fail to offer mentorship to students and should be barred from owning schools.

Klecka, Cari L. Visions for teacher educators: perspectives on the Association of Teacher Educators’ standards. New York: R&L Education, 2009.

Klecka advices that the owners of schools should be teachers by training. Entrepreneurs who do not have any educational background are likely to dilute the standards of education in the United States. Klecka further discusses the issue of associations and strategic management of the education system in the United States.

Lester, Frank K. Second handbook of research on mathematics teaching and learning: a  project of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Volume 2. New York: IAP, 2007.

The author underscores the fact that many students fear mathematics and science subjects. According to Frank, Many girls show tendencies of fear towards science related subjects compared to the art subjects. He warns that dislike for science related subjects could hurt the country since the number of scientists would reduce greatly. Many mentorship sessions should be targeted towards encouraging students to take mathematics and science related subjects.