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The Schools Our Children Deserve

Author : Alfie Kohn  |  Pub Date : 2000-09-05  |  Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 0547630662
ISBN 13 : 9780547630663

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 simpli..


The Schools Our Children Deserve

Author : Alfie Kohn  |  Pub Date : 2000  |  Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 0618083456
ISBN 13 : 9780618083459

Arguing against the "tougher standards" rhetoric that marks the current education debate, the author of No Contest and Punished by Rewards writes that such tactics squeeze the plea..


The School Leaders Our Children Deserve

Author : George Theoharis  |  Pub Date : 2009-05-11  |  Publisher : Teachers College Pr

ISBN 10 : 0807749524
ISBN 13 : 9780807749524

George Theoharis draws on the experiences and words of successful public school principals committed to advancing equity, social justice, and school reform to show why social justi..


The Case Against Standardized Testing

Author : Alfie Kohn  |  Pub Date : 2000  |  Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015050553703
ISBN 13 :

Kohn's central message is that standardized tests are "not a force of nature but a force of politics-and political decisions can be questioned, challenged, and ultimately reversed...


Push Has Come To Shove

Author : Steve Perry  |  Pub Date : 2012-09-15  |  Publisher : Broadway Books

ISBN 10 : 9780307720320
ISBN 13 : 0307720322

A revolutionary educator who created the Capital Prep Magnet School describes his exacting standards and year-round educational process involving teacher excellence, parent involve..


Punished By Rewards

Author : Alfie Kohn  |  Pub Date : 1999-09-30  |  Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 0547526156
ISBN 13 : 9780547526157

The basic strategy we use for raising children, teaching students, and managing workers can be summarized in six words: Do this and you'll get that. We dangle goodies (from candy b..


No Contest

Author : Alfie Kohn  |  Pub Date : 2013-11-19  |  Publisher : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN 10 : 9780547527390
ISBN 13 : 054752739X

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 back f..