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The Resource Feel-bad education : and other contrarian essays on children and schooling, Alfie Kohn

Feel-bad education : and other contrarian essays on children and schooling, Alfie Kohn

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Feel-bad education : and other contrarian essays on children and schooling
Title
Feel-bad education
Title remainder
and other contrarian essays on children and schooling
Statement of responsibility
Alfie Kohn
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Kohn, an education writer and lecturer, collects 19 of his recent essays (published from 2004-2010) that provide a progressive perspective on education questions. He argues against uniform standards, the use of rubrics for evaluating individual assignments, and using competitiveness in a global economy as an excuse for education policies. He discusses what progressive education is, its values, and what distinguishes it; student cheating and other micro-level issues; how to motivate student interest in reading and writing; school safety; problems with signs considered to be inspiring in classrooms; issues with current education reform; and psychological and parenting issues, including self-discipline. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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385472
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DLC
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Kohn, Alfie
Dewey number
370.973
Index
index present
LC call number
LA217.2
LC item number
.K64 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Public schools
  • Education
Target audience
adult
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and other contrarian essays on children and schooling
Label
Feel-bad education : and other contrarian essays on children and schooling, Alfie Kohn
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Progressive education: why it's hard to beat, but also hard to find -- Challenging students: and how to have more of them -- Getting hit on the head lessons -- It's not what we teach; it's what they learn -- Who's cheating whom? -- How to create nonreaders: reflections on motivation, learning, and sharing power -- The trouble with rubrics -- The value of negative learning -- Unconditional teaching -- Safety from the inside out -- Bad signs -- Feel-bad education: the cult of rigor and the loss of joy -- Against "competitiveness" -- When twenty-first-century schooling just isn't good enough: a modest proposal -- Debunking the case for national standards -- Atrocious advice from supernanny -- Parental love with strings attached -- Why self-discipline is overrated: the (troubling) theory and practice of control from within -- Cash incentives won't make us healthier
Control code
2010037081
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
215 p.
Isbn
9780807001400
Lccn
2010037081
Label
Feel-bad education : and other contrarian essays on children and schooling, Alfie Kohn
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Progressive education: why it's hard to beat, but also hard to find -- Challenging students: and how to have more of them -- Getting hit on the head lessons -- It's not what we teach; it's what they learn -- Who's cheating whom? -- How to create nonreaders: reflections on motivation, learning, and sharing power -- The trouble with rubrics -- The value of negative learning -- Unconditional teaching -- Safety from the inside out -- Bad signs -- Feel-bad education: the cult of rigor and the loss of joy -- Against "competitiveness" -- When twenty-first-century schooling just isn't good enough: a modest proposal -- Debunking the case for national standards -- Atrocious advice from supernanny -- Parental love with strings attached -- Why self-discipline is overrated: the (troubling) theory and practice of control from within -- Cash incentives won't make us healthier
Control code
2010037081
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
215 p.
Isbn
9780807001400
Lccn
2010037081

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