The Knowledge Deficit: Closing the Shocking Education Gap for American Children  -     By: E.D. Hirsch Jr.
Buy Item InStock13.46$13.46 Retail: $14.95 Save 10% ($1.49) Add To Cart


Add To Wishlist

The Knowledge Deficit: Closing the Shocking Education Gap for American Children

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 2007 / Paperback

$13.46 (CBD Price)
|
Retail: $14.95
|
Save 10% ($1.49)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW872250

FLASH-SALE
* This product is available for shipment only to the USA.
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.
  • Others Also Purchased (15)
Others Also Purchased (15)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. This product will be released on 09/06/16.
    $11.99
    Retail: $21.99
    Add To Cart
    $11.99
  2. In Stock
    $9.99
    Retail: $17.99
    Add To Cart
    $9.99
  3. Expected to ship on or about 09/29/16.
    $17.99
    Retail: $19.99
    Add To Cart
    $17.99
  4. In Stock
    $67.99
    Retail: $100.75
    Add To Cart
    $67.99
  5. In Stock
    $119.88
    Retail: $215.88
    Add To Cart
    $119.88

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 8.25 X 5.50 X 0.44 (inches)
ISBN: 0618872256
ISBN-13: 9780618872251
Availability: In Stock

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Apologia Exploring Creation with Biology, 2 Volumes, 2nd Edition
    Apologia Exploring Creation with Biology, 2 Volumes, 2nd Edition
    Dr. Jay L. Wile
    Apologia Educational Ministries / 2005 / Other
    $58.50 Retail: $90.00 Save 35% ($31.50)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 8 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW533403
  2. The Book of Mysteries
    The Book of Mysteries
    Jonathan Cahn
    Front Line / 2016 / Hardcover
    $11.99 Retail: $21.99 Save 45% ($10.00)
    Availability: This product will be released on 09/06/16.
    CBD Stock No: WW989419
    Video
  3. Teaching Textbooks Algebra 2 Complete Kit, Version 2.0
    Teaching Textbooks Algebra 2 Complete Kit, Version 2.0
    Greg Sabouri, Shawn Sabouri
    Teaching Textbooks Inc / 2012 / Other
    $184.90
    5 Stars Out Of 5 4 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW296001
  4. Exploring Creation with Biology 2nd Edition Student Notebook
    Exploring Creation with Biology 2nd Edition Student Notebook
    Vicki Dincher
    Apologia Educational Ministries / 2014 / Spiral Bound
    $25.35 Retail: $39.00 Save 35% ($13.65)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 11 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW124775

Related Products

  1. The Bible Exposition Commentary, 6 Volumes
    The Bible Exposition Commentary, 6 Volumes
    Warren W. Wiersbe
    David C. Cook / Hardcover
    $69.99 Retail: $229.97 Save 70% ($159.98)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 151 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW030474
  2. Teaching Textbooks Math 6 Complete Kit
    Teaching Textbooks Math 6 Complete Kit
    Greg Sabouri, Shawn Sabouri
    Teaching Textbooks Inc / 2007 / Other
    $149.90
    5 Stars Out Of 5 15 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW9950026
  3. Teaching Textbooks Pre-Algebra Complete Kit, Version  2.0
    Teaching Textbooks Pre-Algebra Complete Kit, Version 2.0
    Greg Sabouri
    Teaching Textbooks Inc / 2011 / Other
    $184.90
    5 Stars Out Of 5 14 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW890216
  4. Draw the Circle: The 40 Day Prayer Challenge
    Draw the Circle: The 40 Day Prayer Challenge
    Mark Batterson
    Zondervan / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $5.00 Retail: $16.99 Save 71% ($11.99)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 27 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW327127

Publisher's Description

The Knowledge Deficit illuminates the real issue in education today -- without an effective curriculum, American students are losing the global education race. In this persuasive book, the esteemed education critic, activist, and best-selling author E.D. Hirsch, Jr., shows that although schools are teaching the mechanics of reading, they fail to convey the knowledge needed for the more complex and essential skill of reading comprehension. Hirsch corrects popular misconceptions about hot issues in education, such as standardized testing, and takes to task educators' claims that they are powerless to overcome class differences. Ultimately, this essential book gives parents and teachers specific tools for enhancing children's abilities to fully understand what they read.

Author Bio

E.D. Hirsch, Jr. is the Linden Kent Memorial Professor of English at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, and the author of Cultural Literacy, The First Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, and The Core Knowledge Series. Dr. Hirsch is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and has been a senior fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities. He is president of the Core Knowledge Foundation, a nonprofit organization devoted to educational reform.

Editorial Reviews

"An important message, eloquently expressed." --Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology, Harvard University, and author of The Language Instinct and How the Mind Works

"If we did what E.D. Hirsch said, and made sure that all students, regardless of race, income, or neighborhood, were exposed to a rich, challenging, sequenced curriculum in important subjects, schools could make a much bigger difference than they already do." --Ed McElroy, president, American Federation of Teachers

"[Hirsch] wants to reverse the current emphasis on reading as a mechanical process and replace it with content-rich curriculum that will turn all children into knowledgeable readers. It's a worthy goal for our schools in an increasingly competitive globalized world." New York Post

"On many fronts, Hirsch's book challenges the conventional educational wisdown. Parents ought to check it out." --Rocky Mountain News

"[A] powerful argument . . . [Hirsch's] well-reasoned, common-sense proposals address a vital issue, and his book provides a valuable addition to the debate on public policy in education." --Richmond Times-Dispatch

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search