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Holding On to Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Ones : Six Literacy Principles Worth Fighting For.

Author: Thomas Newkirk
Publisher: Portsmouth : Heinemann, 2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Holding On to Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Ones is for teachers who struggle under top-down mandates or are forced into scripted reading lessonswhose humane, sensitive ways of teaching are threatened by rigid, mechanical programs. Tom Newkirk eloquently defends teaching against the "cult of efficiency" that turns classrooms into assembly lines of knowledge. He presents six ideas worth fighting fortransformative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Newkirk
ISBN: 9780325029719 0325029717
OCLC Number: 609863771
Description: 1 online resource (209 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Holding On to Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Ones: Six Literacy Principles Worth Fighting for; Copyright Page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Part 1: The Mechanization of Teaching; 1 The Curse of Graphite; 2 The Teacher as Schmidt; Part 2: Six Principles; 3 Balance the Basics: An Argument for Parity Between Reading and Writing; 4 Expressive Writing: Maybe the Best Idea of All; 5 Popular Culture as a Literacy Tool; 6 Literacy and Pleasure: Why We Read and Write in the First Place; 7 Uncluttering the Curriculum; 8 Finding a Language for Difficulty: Silences in Our Teaching Stories. Part 3: Isn't Freedom an American Value Too?9 Free Reading; Works Cited; Index.

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Holding On to Good Ideas in a Time of Bad Ones is for teachers who struggle under top-down mandates or are forced into scripted reading lessonswhose humane, sensitive ways of teaching are threatened by rigid, mechanical programs. Tom Newkirk eloquently defends teaching against the "cult of efficiency" that turns classrooms into assembly lines of knowledge. He presents six ideas worth fighting fortransformative practices that return instructional decisions to where they belong: with teachers.

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