The New Politics of the Textbook

The New Politics of the Textbook

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In an era when corporate and political leaders are using their power to control every aspect of the schooling process in North America, there has been surprisingly little research on the impact of textbook content on students. The contributors of this volume and its partner (The New Politics of the Textbook: Problematizing the Portrayal of Marginalized Groups in Textbooks) guide educators, school administrators, academics, and other concerned citizens to unpack the political, social, and cultural influences inherent in the textbooks of core content areas such as math, science, English, and social sciences.Retrieved April 2, 2010 from http://www.mathcurriculumcenter.org/ research_framework.php. Common Core State Standards Initiative (2010). Common core state standards for mathematics. Retrieved from: http:// corestandards.org. ... Connected mathematics 2: Grades 6 through 8. ... Committee on Developments in the Science of Learning with additional material from M. S. Donovan, J. D. Bransford, andanbsp;...


Title:The New Politics of the Textbook
Author: Heather Hickman, Brad J. Porfilio
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-10-29
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