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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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What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated?: And More Essays on Standards ...

Alfie Kohn - Education - 2004 - 212 pages
Few writers ask us to question our fundamental assumptions about education as provocatively as Alfie Kohn. Time magazine has called him'perhaps the country's most outspoken ...
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The Myth of the Spoiled Child: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom about ...

Alfie Kohn - Family & Relationships - 2014 - 288 pages
Somehow, a set of deeply conservative assumptions about children--what they're like and how they should be raised--have congealed into the conventional wisdom in our society ...
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Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community

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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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 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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The Brighter Side Of Human Nature: Altruism And Empathy In Everyday Life

Alfie Kohn - Psychology - 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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Motivating Students to Learn

Jere E. Brophy - Education - 2004 - 418 pages
Written specifically for teachers, this book offers a wealth of research-based principles for motivating students to learn within the realities of a classroom learning ...
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