Author(s): Alfie Kohn
One of education's most outspoken voices presents a challenging and entertaining writing on where we should go in American education. Kohn argues in the title essay with those who think that high standards mean joylessness in the classroom.
"Kohn cuts against the grain and takes on adversaries without fear, and yet with a mature and rational sophistication." âJonathan Kozol
"[A] spirited and incisive probe of education today." --"Publishers Weekly"
"A philosophical, well-structured argument for viable progressive education from one of the movement's most prolific and well-regarded authors...A vital wake-up call to educators.""--Kirkus Reviews"