The Schools Our Children Deserve: Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and "tougher Standards"

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2000 - Education - 344 pages
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Arguing against the "tougher standards" rhetoric that marks the current education debate, the author of No Contest and Punished by Rewards writes that such tactics squeeze the pleasure out of learning. Reprint.
  

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Language is dense at times but, full of inspiring ideas for public schools. Read full review

Contents

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IV
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About the author (2000)

Alfie Kohn's six previous books include Punished by Rewards and No Contest: The Case Against Competition, as well as Beyond Displine and What to Look for in a Classroom. Descrilbed by Time magazine last year as "perhaps the country's most outspoken critic of educational fixation on grades and test scores," he is a popular lecturer, speaker to teachers, parents, and reasearchers accross the country. The author currently resides in Belmont, Massachusetts.

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