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Wounded by school : recapturing the joy in learning and standing up to old school culture

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Olson,Kirsten

Source:

Teachers College Press, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, p.222 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb LB1088 .O47 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/7920075

Keywords:

Alienation (Social psychology)--Case studies, learning, Motivation in education--United States--Case studies, Problem children--Education--Case studies, Psychology of--Case studies, School failure--United States--Case studies

Notes:

"This controversial new book says that the way we educate millions of American children alienates students from a fundamental pleasure in learning, and that pleasure in learning is essential to real engagement, creativity, intellectual entrepreneurship, and a well-lived life."