(Schooling Beyond Measure and Other Unorthodox Essays about Education) [Read] ½ Alfie Kohn
Standardized testing and pushes for individualized and project based learning He challenges common practices and age old beliefs about the education system Although this book is not specifically about teaching reading as a future reading specialist I would encourage the staff in my building to read this book The ideas presented in this text will push educators to reflect on their style of teaching and consider ow their methods can be altered to best meet the current needs of our students Read this for a class assignment My biggest complaint is that while Kohn raises intriguing points about education some of which I do agree with e doesn t offer solutions to the problem A nicely organized anthology of the most provocative posts and articles by Alfie Kohn from the past four years Although you can access any one of these pieces online and the author didn t add anything new to this text it is still worth owning and reading for any educato. Expendable test prep technicians and global economic competitiveness eclipses what children need Kohn calls for us to summon the courage to act on what we already know makes sense Alfie Kohn writes and speaks widely on uman behavior education and parenting The author of thirteen books and scores of articles Nude Girls Photography Presents Ass Pussy From Behind - Compilation Vol. 5 he lectures at education conferences and universities as well as to parent groups and corporations Kohn's criticisms of competition and rewardsave been widely discussed and debated and e as been described in Time magazine as perhaps the country's most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades and test score.
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(Schooling Beyond Measure and Other Unorthodox Essays about Education) Read ½ Alfie Kohn
While a lot of this book is from Kohn s blog posts I appreciated the organization of ideas and ability to Brave Enough highlight and underline as I read Like most ofis work this allowed me to really think about what I am doing and whether it s best for me or really what s best for kids Prima bundel met essays over onderwijs die soms nogal kort door de bocht gaan maar vaker nog je aan Spunk het denken doen zetten overet waarom van keuzes die we met elkaar gemaakt The Kafka of 238th Street hebben inet onderwijs I m predisposed to like this book because I The Letters to the Thessalonians have read a number of Kohn s essays and blogs online and it s good toave them collected all in one place Kohn as an easy to read and witty writing style None of these essays is very long but they all build a cogent argument and pack a punch I especially appreciate is ability to think beyond sound bites and to uestion the meaning of the latest education fads His takedown of the widespread traditional interpretation of the In this collection of provocative articles and blog posts originally published between 2010 and 2014 Alfie Kohn challenges the conventional wisdom about topics ranging from Geheimes Verlangen (Shades of Grey, how low income children are taught to whether American schoolsave really fallen behind those in other countries Why e asks do we assume learning can be reduced to numerical data What leads us to believe that standards based grading will eliminate the inherent limitations of marks Or that training students to show grit makes sense if the real trouble is with the tasks they've been given to doKohn's analytical style incisive yet accessible is brought to.
Amous marshmallow test What Waiting for a Second Marshmallow Doesn t Prove is especially incisive And while there isn t anything particularly new in Remember When We Had High Standards Neither Do I there is even less that s new or interesting about the widespread bogus The book raises several good uestions such as when my classroom is uiet does it mean because the students are truly learning or because they re finally being compliant The problem is that as it raises all these very important uestions the true challenge for an educator is to find the teaching path that works for said educator and classroom None of these one size fits all solution scripted curriculum standardized common core created by big businesses and their foundations without the elp of any teachers parents nor students This is by far one of my favorite texts about education Alfie Kohn takes a radical approach with Never Go Back (Jack Reacher, his philosophy of teaching ase is against grades and. Bear on big picture policy issues as well as small scale classroom interactions He looks carefully at research about omework play the supposed benefits of practice parent involvement in education and summer learning loss discovering in each case that what we've been led to believe doesn't always match what the studies actually say Kohn challenges us to reconsider the goals that underlie our methods to explore the often troubling values that inform talk about everything from the disproportionate enthusiasm for STEM subjects to claims made for effective teaching strategiesDuring these dark days in which teachers are viewed as.