Teaching As a Subversive Activity: A No-Holds-Barred Assault on Outdated Teaching Methods-with Dramatic and Practical Proposals on How Education Can Be Made Relevant to Today's World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A no-holds-barred assault on outdated teaching methods--with dramatic and practical proposals on how education can be made relevant to today's world.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

Contents

Introduction
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
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
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