What's the Point of School? What's the Point of School?

What's the Point of School‪?‬

Rediscovering the Heart of Education

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Publisher Description

Why the education system is failing our kids and how we can start the revolution that will save our schools

With their emphasis on regurgitated knowledge and stressful exams, today’s schools actually do more harm than good. Guiding readers past the sterile debates about City Academies and dumbed-down exams, Claxton proves that education’s key responsibility should be to create enthusiastic learners who will go on to thrive as adults in a swiftly-changing, dynamic world. Students must be encouraged to sharpen their wits, ask questions, and think for themselves - all without chucking out Shakespeare or the Periodic Table.

Blending down-to-earth examples with the latest advances in brain science, and written with passion, wit, and authority, this brilliant book will inspire teachers, parents, and readers of all backgrounds to join a practical revolution and foster in the next generation a natural curiosity and the spirit of adventure.

GENRE
Professional & Technical
RELEASED
2013
October 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
272
Pages
PUBLISHER
Oneworld Publications
SELLER
Simon & Schuster Digital Sales LLC
SIZE
955.9
KB

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