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

by Kohn, Alfie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston : Beacon Press, c2011Description: 215 p. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780807001400 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0807001406 (pbk. : alk. paper).Other title: Feel bad education.Subject(s): Public schools -- United States | Education -- Aims and objectives -- United StatesDDC classification: 370.973
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.
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Martha's Vineyard High School Library
Professional Collection/370.973/KOHN (Browse shelf) Available Given to the library by Dan Sharkovitz

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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.

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