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American Academic Education Today

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  • Creator Promedion (Firm)
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication [Place of publication not identified] : Promedion (Firm), [2007] New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Films Media Group, 2016. ©2007
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource (1 video file (33 min., 36 sec.)) : sound, color
  • OCLC ocn959528755

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Summary

  • Discussing the goals and failures of education, this program looks at the intersection of education and politics in such programs as Head Start and No Child Left Behind. It also considers innovative teaching, looking at the Montessori Method and Waldorf schools.

Notes

  • Originally released by Promedion (Firm), 2007.
  • Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 31, 2016.
  • Streaming video file.
  • Closed-captioned.

Contents

  • What is Education? (1:10) -- What is the Goal of Education? (2:19) -- Pedagogical Challenges (2:29) -- Disparate Curricula and Text (4:25) -- Overcoming Inequality (2:46) -- External Pressures and Student Attitude (3:17) -- Politics in Education (2:16) -- Character Education (2:45) -- No Child Left Behind (1:42) -- Teaching for the Test (2:48) -- Innovative Teaching Methods (4:13) -- Looking Toward the Future (1:33) -- Credits: American Academic Education Today (0:43)
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