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Author Abbott, John, 1939-
Title The unfinished revolution : learning, human behavior, community, and political paradox / John Abbott and Terry Ryan.
Imprint Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, [2001]

Author Abbott, John, 1939-
Subject Learning, Psychology of.
Community education.
Educational change.
Alt Name Ryan, Terry, 1968-
Description 1 online resource (v, 213 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents The biological nature of learning -- An emergent science of learning for the 21st century -- The economy and the learning needs of children -- Learning and schooling are not synonymous -- Scientific schooling for an industrial age -- The struggle of ideas -- Big is better -- The case for working smarter, not just harder -- England: a case study of a one-size-fits-all education system -- Making the leap from instruction and schools to learning and community.
Summary If you believe it is possible for communities, schools, parents, and businesses to come together around helping all children become lifelong learners, then read this book. In The Unfinished Revolution , authors John Abbott and Terry Ryan argue that the so-called crisis in education is really a crisis in childhood and that the unit of change is not the school but rather the larger community. Drawing on their experiences of working with schools, community leaders, researchers, parents, and business leaders in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Canada, the authors show how current models.
ISBN 1416604758 (electronic bk.)
9781416604754 (electronic bk.)
9781416604761 (electronic bk.)
1416604766 (electronic bk.)
0871205130 (pbk.)
OCLC # 228138595
Additional Format Print version: Abbott, John, 1939- Unfinished revolution. Alexandria, Va. : Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, ©2001 (DLC) 2001000175.

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