The Underground History Of American Education

Author: John Taylor Gatto
Publisher: Odysseus Group
ISBN: 9780945700043
Size: 50.16 MB
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The underground history of the American education will take you on a journey into the background, philosophy, psychology, politics, and purposes of compulsion schooling.

Weapons Of Mass Instruction

Author: John Taylor Gatto
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550924249
Size: 36.65 MB
Format: PDF
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John Taylor Gatto’s Weapons of Mass Instruction, now available in paperback, focuses on mechanisms of traditional education that cripple imagination, discourage critical thinking, and create a false view of learning as a byproduct of rote ...

Dumbing Us Down

Author: John Taylor Gatto
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 1550923013
Size: 72.89 MB
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This second edition describes the wide-spread impact of the book and Gatto’s "guerrilla teaching." John Gatto has been a teacher for 30 years and is a recipient of the New York State Teacher of the Year award.

A Different Kind Of Teacher

Author: John Taylor Gatto
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781893163409
Size: 52.65 MB
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"In A Different Kind of Teacher, John Gatto opens readers' eyes to what the American system of education really is, what it ought to be, and what steps can be taken to reach that goal."--BOOK JACKET.

A History Of American Higher Education

Author: John R. Thelin
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421404990
Size: 41.51 MB
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This edition brings the discussion of perennial hot-button issues such as big-time sports programs up to date and addresses such current areas of contention as the changing role of governing boards and the financial challenges posed by the ...

Education And Social Change

Author: John L. Rury
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 0805833390
Size: 23.38 MB
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The book considers the impact of social forces, such as industrialization, urbanization, immigration, and cultural conflict on the development of schools and other educational institutions.

The Other School Reformers

Author: Adam Laats
Publisher: Harvard University Press
ISBN: 0674967267
Size: 46.31 MB
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The idea that American education has been steered by progressivism is accepted as fact by liberals and conservatives alike. Adam Laats shows that this belief is wrong.

American Education

Author: Joel Spring
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317531027
Size: 53.55 MB
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In this edition he looks closely at the global context of education in the U.S. Featuring current information and challenging perspectives—with scholarship that is often cited as a primary source, students will come away from this clear, ...

Underground Airlines

Author: Ben Winters
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 1473519322
Size: 64.77 MB
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This is what Ben H. Winters has done in his novel Underground Airlines. Imagine an America in which slavery still exists. Now imagine a dramatic telling of the story.’ James Patterson