De-Testing and De-Grading Schools: Authentic Alternatives to Accountability and Standardization (Counterpoints #451) (Paperback)

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De-Testing and De-Grading Schools: Authentic Alternatives to Accountability and Standardization (Counterpoints #451) (Paperback)

By Shirley R. Steinberg (Other), Joe Bower (Editor)

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This is book number 451 in the Counterpoints series.

This edited volume brings together a collection of essays that confronts the failure of testing and grading and then offers practical and detailed examinations of implementing at the macro and micro levels of education teaching and learning free of the weight of testing and grading.
Joe Bower is a teacher in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada. He spent 10 years teaching grade eight language arts and science in a middle school, and is now a special education teacher in a children's psychiatric assessment unit. Follow his work at www.joebower.org and @joe_bower. P. L. Thomas, Associate Professor of Education (Furman University, Greenville SC), taught high school English in rural South Carolina before moving to teacher education. He is currently a column editor for English Journal (National Council of Teachers of English) and series editor for Critical Literacy Teaching Series: Challenging Authors and Genres (Sense Publishers). Follow his work at http: //wrestlingwithwriting.blogspot.com/ and @plthomasEdD.
Product Details ISBN: 9781433122392
ISBN-10: 1433122391
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publi
Publication Date: June 20th, 2013
Pages: 282
Language: English
Series: Counterpoints