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Review of Teaching in the Fast Lane: How to Create Active Learning Experiences, by Suzy Pepper Rollins
Oct. 3rd 2017 at 10:20 AM
Categories: Book Reviews

Review of Teaching in the Fast Lane: How to Create Active Learning Experiences, by Suzy Pepper Rollins, 2017.  Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, paper.

 

The author compiles and illustrates some very helpful classroom activities and strategies for turning students into active learners in the classroom.  Using such approaches as stations, sorts, and cooperative learning, Rollins shows how to set up some very interesting scenarios in which …

Review of Undisciplining Knowledge: Interdisciplinarity in the Twentieth Century
Oct. 3rd 2017 at 10:10 AM
Categories: Book Reviews

Review of Undisciplining Knowledge: Interdisciplinarity in the Twentieth Century, by Harvery J. Graff.  2015, cloth, Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press.

 

Reviewed by Thomas Hansen, Ph.D.

 

         This book provides a deep and thorough explanation of how interdisciplinary movements came about in the 20th century with many examples of research, opinions, and movements.  This is a serious and thoughtful book for educators, researchers, and planners who want a firm …