TITLE

How Americans Think About International Education and Why It Matters

AUTHOR(S)
Bales, Susan Nall
PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
Phi Delta Kappan;Nov2004, Vol. 86 Issue 3, p206
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
States the U.S. public perception of international education is that it is a nonessential add-on to the traditional curriculum. The author's argument for reforming the education system and increasing student knowledge of the world; The role of educators and opinion leaders in creating a public vision for educational change; Reference to research projects at the FrameWorks Institute, Cultural Logic, and Public Knowledge; The pattern of thinking involved in the public's perception of education; How the school solutions frame and the knowledge gap frames in communication practices affect public understanding; The purpose of global education.
ACCESSION #
15014947

 

Related Articles

  • Are Our Students Ready for the Future? Jerome, Sarah D. // School Administrator;Feb2008, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p64 

    The author describes U.S. school practices to support student success through knowledge and skills. Profiles include Evanston Township, in Idaho, where high school students study international history, literature, and art and complete a related project, Glastonbury, Connecticut, where students...

  • NEWS NOTES. McKean, Robert C.; Taylor, Bob L. // Educational Leadership;Feb75, Vol. 32 Issue 5, p359 

    Presents news briefs related to educational developments in the U.S. published in the February 1975 issue of the journal 'Educational Leadership.' Encouragement to Hawaiian school children to take up careers in performing arts; Proposal of incorporation of basic sailing course in high school...

  • The `Restructuring' Puzzle. Olson, Lynn // Education Week;11/2/1988, Vol. 8 Issue 9, p7 

    The article focuses on the need to restructure education in the U.S. According to many national education groups, restructuring refers to a complex array of changes in curriculum and instruction, school governance and accountability, and the roles of teachers and administrators that together are...

  • N.Y. School-Based Reform Initiative Rapped. Olson, Lynn // Education Week;11/23/1988, Vol. 8 Issue 12, p6 

    The article reports on the Comprehensive School Improvement Program to fix low performing schools in New York. The schools are required to create committees of parents and educators to carry out school-improvement plans. School-based planning initiatives are created by a number of states to...

  • Canada's Standards, Assessments Offer Lessons for U. S., Study Says. Rothman, Robert // Education Week;5/12/1993, Vol. 12 Issue 33, p19 

    The article reports on a study on educational standards, conducted by the U.S. General Accounting Office. As per the study, Canada's experience with developing and implementing educational standards and assessments offers lessons for educators and policymakers considering taking such steps in...

  • Just Among Us Teachers. Chandler, Harry N. // Phi Delta Kappan;Nov83, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p181 

    Teachers will try to change in response to the mood of the nation, according to the author. The Commission on Education assumes that a monolith called "U.S. education" exists, that it is mediocre throughout, and that all regions of the nation need, desire, and can pay for the same type of...

  • Implementing Reform: Teachers’ Beliefs about Students and the Curriculum. Bartiromo, Tara; Etkina, Eugenia // AIP Conference Proceedings;11/5/2009, Vol. 1179 Issue 1, p89 

    This paper presents findings on how consistent teachers’ perceptions of their students, their own role in the classroom, and the reformed curriculum are with the actual implementation of the reformed curriculum in the classroom. This study shows that the five participating teachers were...

  • Reshaping Secondary Education. Adams, James Ring // Education Digest;Dec1977, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p2 

    The article presents information on reshaping secondary education in the United States. The International Baccalaureate (IB), designed originally for the children of diplomats and international businessmen. The IB was launched a decade ago to provide a high school curriculum and diploma that...

  • Leadership for Curriculum Research. Ahrens, Maurice R. // Educational Leadership;May1955, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p450 

    Discusses recent developmental patterns and leadership issues related to the field of curriculum research in the U.S. Arguments disfavoring the argument that an individual or a few individuals can plan and develop curricula for the use of teachers in the classroom; Analysis of the responsibility...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of NEW JERSEY STATE LIBRARY

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics