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.
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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