Between hope and havoc: essays into human learning and education
In" Between Hope and Havoc, " Frank Smith reflects on a range of subjects critical to the professional and personal lives of teachers, from the human potential for learning to the failed bureaucratic efforts to systematize education. Anyone interested in how learning happens and what obstructs it will find a rich source of ideas, insight, and encouragement in this volume.
Among other things, Frank Smith considers
Frank Smith, one of the most respected researchers and commentators on education in the English-speaking world, is well known for his unflagging support for teachers and his provocative analyses of today's educational scene. The essays featured here were written over the last few years, mainly in conjunction with workshops and seminars he has conducted.
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Smith provides a convincing indictment of the educational system and a powerful argument for changing the way we think of school and learning. One of his most important arguments is that "learning is ... Read full review
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