Feel-Bad Education: Contrarian Essays on Children and Schooling

Author(s): Alfie Kohn

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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.


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"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"
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General Fields

  • : 9780807001400
  • : Beacon Press
  • : Beacon Press
  • : April 2011
  • : 209mm X 140mm X 15mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Alfie Kohn
  • : Paperback
  • : 370.973
  • : 196