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The end of education : redefining the value of school

Author: Neil Postman
Publisher: New York : Knopf, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In this comprehensive response to the education crisis, the author of Teaching as a Subversive Activity returns to the subject that established his reputation as one of our most insightful social critics. Postman presents useful models with which schools can restore a sense of purpose, tolerance, and a respect for learning.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Postman, Neil.
End of education.
New York : Knopf, 1995
(OCoLC)631845566
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Neil Postman
ISBN: 0679430067 9780679430063
OCLC Number: 31708036
Description: xi, 209 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The necessity of gods --
Some gods that fail --
Some new gods that fail --
Gods that may serve --
The spaceship Earth --
The fallen angel --
The American experiment --
The law of diversity --
The word weavers/the world makers.
Responsibility: Neil Postman.
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In this comprehensive response to the education crisis, the author of Teaching as a Subversive Activity returns to the subject that established his reputation as one of our most insightful social critics. Postman presents useful models with which schools can restore a sense of purpose, tolerance, and a respect for learning.

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