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What to Look for in a Classroom: ...and Other Essays

Alfie Kohn - Education - 1998 - 304 pages
"Alfie Kohn has a knack for bursting the bubbles that surround just about every school topic imaginable, from putting kids into uniforms to make them behave better to raising ...
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Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community, 10th Anniversary Edition

Alfie Kohn - Education - 2006 - 191 pages
What is most remarkable about the assortment of discipline programs on the market today is the number of fundamental assumptions they seem to share. Some may advocate the use ...
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Fear of Spoiling: Coddled Kids, Helicopter Parents, and Other Urban Myths

Alfie Kohn - Education - 2014 - 277 pages
Somehow, deeply conservative assumptions about how children behave and how parents raise them have become the conventional wisdom in our society. It’s widely assumed that ...
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The Schools Our Children Deserve: Moving Beyond Traditional Classrooms and ...

Alfie Kohn - Education - 2000 - 352 pages
In this “lively, provocative and well-researched book” (Theodore Sizer), AlTe Kohn builds a powerful argument against the “back to basics” philosophy of teaching and simplistic ...
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Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason

Alfie Kohn - Family & Relationships - 2006 - 272 pages
Most parenting guides begin with the question "How can we get kids to do what they're told?"--and then proceed to offer various techniques for controlling them. In this truly ...
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Feel-bad Education: And Other Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling

Alfie Kohn - Education - 2011 - 215 pages
This book is a collection of published essays on education by Alfie Kohn since 2005. For his education audience that makes up the majority of his enthusiastic readership, it's ...
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No Contest: The Case Against Competition

Alfie Kohn - Business & Economics - 2013 - 336 pages
No Contest stands as the definitive critique of competition. Contrary to accepted wisdom, competition is not basic to human nature; it poisons our relationships and holds us ...
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The Brighter Side of Human Nature: Altruism and Empathy in Everyday Life

Alfie Kohn - Philosophy - 2008 - 416 pages
Drawing from hundreds of studies in half a dozen fields, The Brighter Side of Human Nature makes a powerful case that caring and generosity are just as natural as selfishness ...
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You Know What They Say: The Truth About Popular Beliefs

Alfie Kohn - Errors, Popular. - 1991 - 256 pages
Putting our frequently incorrect conventional wisdom to the test through research, this book demonstrates the validity of popular beliefs, truisms, folk wisdom, and proverbs
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The Homework Myth: Why Our Kids Get Too Much of a Bad Thing

Alfie Kohn - EDUCATION - 2007 - 256 pages
So why do we continue to administer this modern cod liver oil-or even demand a larger dose? Kohn’s incisive analysis reveals how a set of misconceptions about learning and a ...
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