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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 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), Alfie Kohn builds a powerful argument against the “back to basics” philosophy of teaching and simpl..


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...


Unconditional Parenting

Author : Alfie Kohn  |  Pub Date : 2006-03-28  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 1416531831
ISBN 13 : 9781416531838

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 groun..


The Good School

Author : Peg Tyre  |  Pub Date : 2011-08-16  |  Publisher : Henry Holt and Company

ISBN 10 : 9781429996976
ISBN 13 : 1429996978

Award-winning education journalist Peg Tyre mines up-to-the-minute research to equip parents with the tools and knowledge necessary to get their children the best education possibl..


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..