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CARNEGIE COUNCIL FOR ADVANCING ADOLESCENT LITERACY
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Readings related to the work of Fred Newmann:
Five Standards of Authentic Instruction.pdf
Wehlage_Ch 1_ Standards for Authentic Achevement and Pedagogy.pdf
newmann in EJ Authentic Intell a.pdf
Reading related to using professional conversation about teaching/lesson study to improve instruction and support educational reform
Readings the contextualize the school reform movement:
According to Arthur Applebee, this Smith and O'Day research from 1991 was influential in beginnning the standards-based reform movement:
To provide coherent direction for educational reform throughout the system, a state must have a common vision of what schools should be like. . . . The first step in developing a coherent system of instrucitonal guidance is to work toward agreement on a core body of challenging and engaging knowledge, skills and problem-solving capacities as goals for all students
" (p. 6).
Policy Brief Systemic School Reform (Smith & O'Day).pdf
This reading discusses this history of the accountability-driven reform efforts and identifies the problems associated with reform efforts that are overly dependent on high-stakes assessments or test-based accountability to drive instruction.
Ravitch_The trouble with accountability_20.pdf
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