The Origins of the Common Core

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The Origins of the Common Core

Owens provides a historical analysis of the ideological movements and reform efforts leading to the Common Core State Standards, beginning with conservative criticism of public schools in the 1930s and culminating in a convergence of the political right and left in efforts to systemically reform education based on free market principles.

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The Origins of the Common Core
Language: en
Pages: 287
Authors: D. Owens
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-01-22 - Publisher: Springer

Owens provides a historical analysis of the ideological movements and reform efforts leading to the Common Core State Standards, beginning with conservative criticism of public schools in the 1930s and culminating in a convergence of the political right and left in efforts to systemically reform education based on free market
The Cambridge History of World Music
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Philip V. Bohlman
Categories: Music
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-12-12 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Scholars have long known that world music was not merely the globalized product of modern media, but rather that it connected religions, cultures, languages and nations throughout world history. The chapters in this History take readers to foundational historical moments โ€“ in Europe, Oceania, China, India, the Muslim world, North
Building Students' Historical Literacies
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Jeffery D. Nokes
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-28 - Publisher: Routledge

How can teachers incorporate the richness of historical resources into classrooms in ways that are true to the discipline of history and are pedagogically sound? This book explores the notion of historical literacy, adopts a research-supported stance on literacy processes, and promotes the integration of content-area literacy instruction into history
Encyclopedia of Apocalypticism
Language: en
Pages: 516
Authors: John J. Collins, Bernard McGinn, Stephen Stein
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-03-28 - Publisher: Continuum

Volume 1 covers the beginnings of apocalypticism in the ancient Near East, moves through early Judaism, and ends at the Book of Revelation in the New Testament. Volume 2 begins with the apocalypticism in early Christian theology (100 C.E.) and concludes with discussions of apocalyptic influences in medieval and renaissance
Norming the Abnormal
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Aaron T. Friesen
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-19 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Pentecostalism is one of the largest and fastest growing religious movements around the world. Yet, the movement's defining doctrine has met with controversy and criticism since its inception. Classical Pentecostals have not only affirmed and valued the experience of speaking in other tongues, they have argued that such an experience