Teaching As a Subversive Activity (Google eBook)

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Random House Publishing Group, Nov 18, 2009 - Education - 240 pages
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A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods--with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world.

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User Review  - Debbie Morrison - Goodreads

“Teaching as a Subversive Activity” puts forth ideas about education that are radical, controversial, bold and fresh. It suggests eliminating syllabi, formal curriculum and textbooks from education ... Read full review

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User Review  - Thomas Knoll - Goodreads

Unbelievable how relevant this book is, what, 50+ years later? Almost everything in this book *still* needs to be applied. Read full review


I Crap Detecting
II The Medium Is the Message Of Course
III The Inquiry Method
IV Pursuing Relevance
V Whats Worth Knowing?
VI Meaning Making
VII Languaging
VIII New Teachers
IX City Schools
The Media
XI Two Alternatives
XII So What Do You Do Now?
XIII Strategies for Survival

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About the author (2009)

Neil Postman was chairman of the department of communication arts at New York University. He passed away in 2003. Steve Powers is an Emmy Award-winning journalist with more than forty-five years experience in broadcast news.

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