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A is for Anachronism
Experiences of a teacher.
Academic Fraud and the Ponzi Scheme of 'Higher Learning': Higher Education in Crisis
It’s sad to say, but U.S. higher education increasingly resembles a pyramid scheme. The schools at the top continue to compete for elite students, by appealing to prospective applicants via the creati...
Anthroplogy and the Machine
The first Teach-In against the Vietnam war, held at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in March 1965, proved the ideal solution, an event that was at the same time an exercise in learning and a p...
Badass Teachers Unite! Reflections on Education, History, and Youth Activism
Collection of essays on education and youth activism draws from Naison's research on Bronx History and his experiences defending teachers and students from school reform policies which undermine their...
Connexions Library: Education, Children Focus
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on education and children.
Education for Change: Henry Giroux and Transformative Critical Pedagogy: Against The Current vol. 83
These are difficult times for teachers in U.S. public schools. The increasing size of schools, chronic underfunding of schools serving working-class students (especially students of color), work overl...
Web portal with sources of information about education and academia, including articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and imp...
I Won't Learn from You: And Other Inquiries Into the Control and Liberation of Learning
This collection of essays discusses what takes place when a student's intelligence, dignity, or integrity is compromised.
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Freire maintains that every human being, no matter or "ignorant" or submerged in the "culture of silence," is capable of looking critically at the world in a dialogical encounter with others, and that...
Skills Mania: Snake Oil in Our Schools?
Davis argues that the purpose of education should not be primarily that of teaching skills useful in the job market.
Social and Sexual Revolution: Essays on Marx and Reich
A collection of essays by Bertell Ollman. Ollman tackles issues such as Karl Marx's concepts of class, class consciousness, and communism; he argues for the absorption of Wilhelm Reich's insights abou...
Studies in Socialist Pedagogy
Norton Theodore Mills; Ollmann, Bertell (eds.)
The Survival of Education: Against The Current vol. 134
I remember reading Jonathan Kozol’s Savage Inequalities as a student activist, when becoming a teacher was an abstract and somewhat romanticized idea floating around my head. I was moved by the politi...
Teaching as a Subversive Activity
Postman, Neil; Weingartner, Charles
Teaching for Democratic Citizenship
We Make the Road By Walking: Conversations on education and social change
Horton, Myles; Freire, Paulo
Horton, the founder of the Highlander Folk School, and Freire, a Brazilian education leader, are from two different backgrounds, but their shared views on the use of participatory education in bringin...
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New Society Publishers
New Society Publishers' mission is to publish books that contribute in fundamental ways to building an ecologically sustainable and just society, and to do so with the least possible impact upon the e...
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