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Author Kohn, Alfie.

Title What to look for in a classroom : and other essays / Alfie Kohn.

Imprint San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c1998.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    371.1 KOH    DUE 06-04-22
Edition 1st ed.
Description xiv, 289 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The limits of teaching skills -- The trouble with school uniforms -- Beyond discipline -- How not to teach values : a critical look at character education -- Resistance to cooperative learning : making sense of its deletion and dilution -- "A lot of fat kids who don't like to read" : the effects of Pizza Hut's Book it! program and other reading incentives -- Grading : the issue is not how but why -- Grade inflation and other red herrings -- Only for my kid : how privileged parents undermine school reform -- Suffer the restless children -- The truth about self-esteem -- Television and children : reviewing the evidence -- The five-hundred-pound gorilla -- The false premises of school choice plans -- Students don't "work" they learn -- The littlest customers : TQM goes to school -- Caring kids : the role of the schools -- Choices for children : why and how to let students decide -- What to look for in a classroom.
Subject Teachers.
Classroom management.
Teacher-student relationships.
School management and organization.
ISBN 078794453X (cloth) : $25.00

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