"...If educators are people who take ideas seriously, who believe in inquiry, and who subscribe to the possibility of human progress, then our professional language must label and respect practice that is at the leading edge of the field. So that’s why we have imported (and capitalized) the term Best Practice—as a shorthand emblem of serious, thoughtful, informed, responsible, state-of-the-art teaching."
—From Chapter 1 of Best Practice
Thank you for your interest in Best Practice by Steven Zemelman, Harvey “Smokey” Daniels and Arthur Hyde. The authors use this book to recommend a set of Best Practices for the education field based on extensive scientific research, qualitative and quantitative. These include reading, writing, mathematics, science and social studies.
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