American Secondary Education

American Secondary Education is a magazine focusing on Education

Articles from Vol. 29, No. 4, Summer

A Comparison of Student Management and Secondary School Organization in the Peoples' Republic of China, France, and America
ABSTRACT School setting, scheduling, student organization and home room system among secondary schools in P.R. China, Japan, France and America are described. The impact of these variables on students' overall development is addressed. The author hopes...
Admitting At-Risk Students into a Principal Preparation Program: Predicting Success
ABSTRACT Supply and demand studies of principal candidates show that the quality of the candidates in an ever-shrinking applicant pool is questionable. Nationwide, estimates reveal the numbers of qualified applicants are only half what they were ten...
Building Learning Communities in Cyberspace
REVIEWER JUDITH HORCHLER is a Graduate Student in the Doctor of Education program at Ashland University, Ashland, OH. Building Learning Communities in Cyberspace provides a framework for developing a postsecondary level online course. Communication and...
Creating New Schools: How Small Schools Are Changing American Education
REVIEWER TUCKER L. SELF is Assistant Professor at Ashland University in the Massillon/Stark Program Center, Massillon, OH. The publication of A Nation at Risk in 1983, set off a number of educational reform initiatives. The Clinton Administration's Goals...
Schooled to Work: Vocationalism and the American Curriculum, 1876-1946
REVIEWER HERBERT W. BRODA, PH. D., is Assistant Professor of Education at Ashland University, Ashland, OR The age-old question: "What knowledge is of most worth?" could be considered the foundation of Herbert Kliebard's recent scholarly contribution,...
School Leadership - Balancing Power with Caring
Kathleen Sernak Teachers College Press, New York, NY, 1998 $22.95, ISBM 0-8077-3761-5 Kathleen Sernak's major goal is to study how school leaders can organize schools that support caring. She presents the story of a principal who becomes principal of...
The Context and Content of Online Discussions: Making Cyber-Discussions Viable for the Secondary School Curriculum
ABSTRACT Online technologies, such as e-mail and the World Wide Web, are becoming feasible tools for enhancing learning in secondary schools. Teachers often are not trained to use these tools in a way is likely to promote learning among students, however....
Veteran Teacher Transformations in a Collaborative Mentoring Relationship
ABSTRACT This article is about three veteran teachers serving as mentors, how each was transformed, and the collaborative mentoring relationship that was the context for that transformation. Rather than the mentor defining and solving the mentee's pedagogical...

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