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GREEN MOUNTAIN COLLEGE ALUMNI DIR. 2005

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Honeycomb Papers Presented on the Occasion of the

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Publisher: DOWLING COLLEGE PRESS:

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PROMISE OF A PENCIL : HOW AN ORDINARY

By: ADAM BRAUN

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Publisher: TOUCHSTONE:

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CLASS APART : PRODIGIES PRESSURE AND

By: ALEC KLEIN

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Enter Stuyvesant High, one of the most extraordinary schools in America, a place where the brainiacs prevail and jocks are embarrassed to admit they play on the woeful football team. Academic competition is so intense that students say they can have only two of these three things: good grades, a social life, or sleep. About one in four Stuyvesant students gains admission to the Ivy League. And the school's alumni include several Nobel laureates, Academy Award winners, an... View more info

QUICK STUDIES : THE BEST OF LINGUA FRANC

By: ALEXANDER STAR

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Publisher: FARRAR, STRAUS & GIROUX INC.:

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"Lingua Franca "covered the intellectual life of the 1990s--when American scholars took to the public stage as never before--with wit and passion and helped establish many of the leading voices in American journalism today. Dedicated to the proposition that academia can compete for interest with Hollywood and Washington, "Lingua Franca" explained, in depth, the ideas of the decade--and told some of its least likely stories. In "Quick Studies" a physicist humiliates t... View more info

SMARTEST KIDS IN THE WORLD

By: AMANDA RIPLEY

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GENDER GAPS : WHERE SCHOOLS STILL FAIL O

By: AMERICAN ASSOCIATION

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Publisher: Z-AVAILABLE:

Edition: 80

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CONSTRUCTING FEMALE IDENTITIES : MEANING

By: AMIRA PROWELLER

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Publisher: STATE UNIV. OF NEW YORK PRESS:

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Research conducted in schools over the past two decades has found that youth shape who they are in ways that do not simply mirror class, race, and gender discourses organizing life in schools. Instead, educators have learned that youth play active roles in shaping who they are on a daily basis, challenging dominant meanings and practices as they move through school. New insights in these directions now compel those in educational circles to talk differently about youth i... View more info

WOMEN ON THE HILL : ALUMNAE REFLECT ON T

By: ANN J. CAHILL

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TEST : WHY OUR SCHOOLS ARE OBSESSED W

By: ANYA KAMENETZ

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Growing Up Writing

By: Arlene Silberman

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NEW AMERICANS

By: ARTHUR H. MARQUARDT

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Cloning of the American Mind

By: B. K. Eakman

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Publisher: ALPHA PUBLICATIONS - OHIO:

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From the author of Educating for the New World Order and its sequel Microchipped: How the Education Establishment Took Us Beyond Brother.The author argues that psychology has assumed a messianic political mission. An unwary public and its distracted elected representatives have bought in to the education reform movement's bogus agenda, which is being sold under dual umbrellas of "mental health" and "testing standards". View more info

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WELCOME TO LIZARD MOTEL : PROTECTING THE

By: BARBARA FEINBERG

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Publisher: BEACON PRESS:

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"Welcome to Lizard Motel" is one of the most surprising books about reading and writing to come along in years. Not only does this rich and wonderfully readable memoir explore the world of children and stories, it also asks us to look at how our children are growing up. Barbara Feinberg suggests that we have lost touch with the organic unfolding of childhood, with that mysterious time when making things up helps deepen a child's understanding of the world. This book will... View more info

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ARISTOCRACY OF EVERYONE : THE POLITIC

By: BENJAMIN R. BARBER

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Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

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Psychoeducational Assessment of Preschool Chi

By: Bruce A. Bracken

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Publisher: ALLYN & BACON:

Edition: 2

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LOVE IS NOT ENOUGH

By: BRUNO BETTELHEIM

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CRITICAL TEACHING AND THE IDEA OF LITERA

By: C.H. KNOBLAUCH

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Publisher: HEINEMANN:

Seller ID: IM296723


This is a book for parents, teachers, and students who believe they have a right to share in the making of American educational policy. Its theme is the goals and means of critical (also called liberatory) pedagogy, specifically of reading and writing instruction in schools and colleges. The book examines "representation" in the school world, how things are named in that world, who has authority to do the naming (and who doesn't), how different educational "stories... View more info

Fail U

By: CHARLES J. SYKES

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REAL EDUCATION : FOUR SIMPLE TRUTHS FOR

By: CHARLES MURRAY

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Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

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"The most talked-about education book this semester." --"New York Times" From the author of "Coming Apart," and based on a series of controversial "Wall Street Journal" op-eds, this landmark manifesto gives voice to what everyone knows about talent, ability, and intelligence but no one wants to admit. With four truths as his framework, Charles Murray, the bestselling coauthor of "The Bell Curve," sweeps away the hypocrisy, wishful thinking, and upside-down priorities... View more info