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Feel bad education: and other contrarian essays on children and schooling

By: Alfie, Kohn.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston Beacon Press 2011Description: 215 p.ISBN: 9780807001400.Subject(s): Education - Aims and objectives - United States | Public schools - United StatesDDC classification: 370.973 Summary: Arguing that our schools are currently in the grip of a ?cult of rigor??a confusion of harder with better that threatens to banish both joy and meaningful intellectual inquiry from our classrooms?Alfie Kohn issues a stirring call to rethink our priorities and reconsider our practices. Kohn?s latest wide-ranging collection of writings will add to his reputation as one of the most incisive thinkers in the field, who questions the assumptions too often taken for granted in discussions about education and human behavior. (http://www.randomhouse.com/book/207356/feel-bad-education-by-alfie-kohn)
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Arguing that our schools are currently in the grip of a ?cult of rigor??a confusion of harder with better that threatens to banish both joy and meaningful intellectual inquiry from our classrooms?Alfie Kohn issues a stirring call to rethink our priorities and reconsider our practices. Kohn?s latest wide-ranging collection of writings will add to his reputation as one of the most incisive thinkers in the field, who questions the assumptions too often taken for granted in discussions about education and human behavior. (http://www.randomhouse.com/book/207356/feel-bad-education-by-alfie-kohn)

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