The Teaching Gap: Best Ideas from the World's Teachers for Improving Education in the Classroom

By James W. Stigler, James Hiebert

Ten years after its first booklet, The instructing hole remains "a serious source" (Publishers Weekly) for somebody excited by schooling. In paperback for the 1st time, it's been totally revised and encompasses a new preface and afterword by means of the authors.

American faculties have famously lagged in the back of overseas faculties in all parts of educational success. while James W. Stigler and James Hiebert made their evaluate of the 3rd overseas arithmetic and technology examine (TIMSS) ten years in the past, they found that the matter with American schooling is neither one in every of checking out nor curricula, yet instructing. A clarion demand treating educating just like the craft it really is, The instructing hole lays out a transparent software for switch that directors, academics, and oldsters can enforce jointly. Newly up to date with clean instructing strategies drawn from new learn, this academic vintage is as very important a educating software as ever.

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