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View State adopted textbooks for K-12 at the San Diego County Office of Education, Learning Resource Display Center near the University of San Diego at
5304 Metro St. Suite C
San Diego, CA 92110
The Learning Resource Display Center (LRDC) serves as a regional preview center for K-8 State Board of Education (SBE) adopted instructional materials. The LRDC is a resource to pre-service teachers, educators, business partners, and community members by:
Providing a central location for the preview of K-8 instructional adopted by the California State Board of Education.
Providing appropriate public display of learning resources under consideration for state adoption and facilitating public review and comment (required by Education Code Section 60202).
Serving as a review site to evaluate state-approved instructional materials for local adoption and use.
American educator and mathematician, b. Sheffield, Mass. During his long administration (1864–89), Columbia grew from a small undergraduate college of 150 students into one of the nation's great universities, with an enrollment of 1,500. MORE
Educator and writer, born in East Hampton, New York, USA. After her fiance’s death (1823), she founded the Hartford Female Seminary, launching a life-long campaign as lecturer, writer, and advocate for women’s education. MORE
American educator and president of Harvard, b. Boston, grad. Harvard, 1853. Under Eliot's 40-year administration, Harvard developed from a small college with attached professional schools into a great modern university. MORE
From Collins Dictionary of Sociology (1921-1997) radical educationalist. His best known work Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated into English in 1972. Freire used learning to facilitate the development of consciousness amongst oppressed and marginalised groups.
From The Dictionary of Alternatives A radical educationalist and social thinker. His first and most famous book, Deschooling Society (1971), argued for the replacement of prison-like institutions for education by lifelong learning webs.
Maria Montessori was a physician, an educational reformer, and an advocate for children and peace. She is best known for designing the educational system known as the Montessori Method, which flourishes today in more than 8,000 schools on five continents.
Although Piaget is internationally known for his work in child psychology, he regarded his work as a contribution to genetic epistemology, i.e. the theory of knowledge directed upon the development (genesis) of knowledge. MORE
Swiss-French philosopher, author, political theorist, and composer. What was new and important about his educational philosophy, as outlined in Émile, was its rejection of the traditional ideal: education was not seen to be the imparting of all things to be known to the uncouth child; rather it was seen as the "drawing out" of what is already there, the fostering of what is native. MORE