Insult to Intelligence: The Bureaucratic Invasion of Our Classroom

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Arbor House Publishing Company, 1986 - Education - 289 pages
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The first book to warn parents and teachers against a traditional--and destructive--teaching method, this will be important to all who are involved with children's literacy and education in general.

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Insult to intelligence: the bureaucratic invasion of our classrooms

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Smith ( Reading Without Nonsense and other books) delivers yet another attack on the education system. He castigates the use of worksheets, drill and practice exercises, and programmed instruction. A ... Read full review

Contents

Meet the Rhbit
1
The Learners Clubs
18
Why Learning Sometimes Fails
42
Copyright

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About the author (1986)

Smith has been a professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, the University of Toronto, the University of Victoria, British Columbia, and the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. He holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University.

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