The Knowledge Gap: The Hidden Cause of America's Broken Education System—and How To Fix It

By Wexler, Natalie

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9780735213555 9780735213579
Publisher
Avery


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Starred Review on July 1, 2019  |  Social Sciences

In this compelling work, journalist Wexler pinpoints the underlying issues that plague the American public education system, provides context to recent educational reforms, and offers possible solutions. Part 1 delves into current teaching methods that tend to stress decontextualized reading skills. The author argues that an emphasis on learning to read takes time away from reading to learn. Part 2 examines the historical underpinnings of the...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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