Teaching As a Subversive Activity: A No-Holds-Barred Assault on Outdated Teaching Methods-with Dramatic and Practical Proposals on How Education Can Be Made Relevant to Today's World

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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A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods--with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world.

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Probably the only useful thing that's come out of the university based portion of my teaching course so far. Postman advocates for large-scale change to the school system which would move the child ... Read full review

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Reviewed by Mr. Janda (Social Studies) Feel like things are going wrong in the world of public education? Want to create a revolution, or at least reform? Want some ideas for how to completely change ... 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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