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Why do we educate? : voices from the conversation

Author: Mark A Smylie; Gary D Fenstermacher; National Society for the Study of Education.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : National Society for the Study of Education ; Malden, Mass. : Distributed by Wiley-Blackwell Pub., 2008.
Series: Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 107th, pt. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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* A unique collection of contemporary writings about the purposes of education in today's society * Includes "the voices" of more than 90 public and private figures through essays, speeches, fiction,  Read more...

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Why do we educate?
[New York, N.Y.] : National Society for the Study of Education ; Malden, Mass. : Distributed by Wiley-Blackwell Pub., 2008
(OCoLC)768245353
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark A Smylie; Gary D Fenstermacher; National Society for the Study of Education.
ISBN: 1405196688 9781405196680
OCLC Number: 294911604
Notes: Volume 2 of a 2-volume set. Volume 1 was entitled: Why do we educate? : renewing the conversation.
"This volume of the 107th Yearbook is the last that will be published under the auspices of the [National] Society [for the Study of Education]. At the end of 2008 ... the Society will dissolve as a private independent non-profit membership organization"--Page iv.
Description: x, 323 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Why Must I Learn? / Bernard Schoebaum --
A Talk to Teachers / James Baldwin --
The Drill / Ed Burns --
Quiz Master / Barney Tobey --
People Expect Great Things From You / Bill Cosby --
Athletics and the Education of Boys / Frank Deford --
Dancing Through Life / Pierre Dulaine --
Civilization's Thin Veneer / Vaclav Havel --
The World of Music / Samuel Hazo --
Dear Ann Landers / Eppie Lederer --
On Not Winning the Nobel Prize / Doris Lessing --
On teaching and grades / Robert Pirsig --
Forget It / Bill Watterson --
What Is an American Education? / Richard Rodriguez --
Expressing Our Imaginations and Feelings / Harold M. Williams --
Global Competition Is the New Reality / David Abney --
How to get off the roof / Norman R. Augustine --
Your Spaceship / Claude Smith --
The Purpose of Education / Joseph A. Baley, II --
Commentary / Craig R. Barrett --
Competitive Edge / Robert Weber --
Who, What, Why, Where? / Keith L. Black --
A Nobel Prize Winner Recalls His Education / Nicolaas Bloembergen --
Is Google Making Us Stupid? / Nicholas Carr --
Strengthening American Competitiveness for the 21st Century / Bill Gates --
Your Country's Desperate Need / Whitney Darrow, Jr. --
On the Threshold of the 21st Century : Comments on Science Education / Leon M. Lederman --
Great Teachers and Great Effort : Two Keys to a Great Education / Lowell Milken --
The Promise of Education / Christopher Nordlinger --
Demographics Must Not Be Destiny / Andy Stern --
An Extraordinary Opportunity Wasted on Youth / Sam Zell --
Let Teenagers Try Adulthood / Leon Botstein --
Who Are You? / Barney Tobey --
Remarks to UNESCO Plenary Session, Paris, France / Laura Bush --
Education and the Economy / Geoffrey Canada --
Regaining the Thought-Action Continuum : A New Liberal Arts / Elizabeth Coleman --
How Public Education Cripples Our Kids and Why / John Taylor Gatto --
Such A Mess / Joseph Mirachi --
Dear Teacher / Anonymous --
What Our 17-Year-Olds Know / Frederick M. Hess --
This Algebra Is Driving Me Nuts! / Jeff McNelly --
To Sustain the American Dream / Arthur Levine --
Are There Any Questions? / Mel Lazarus --
Pass or Fail / Will Okun --
Where the Process Begins / Vivian Gussin Paley --
Try Not To Worry / Charles E. Martin --
Posteriores Calcate! / Aaron Parrett --
My Graduation Speech / Neil Postman --
Finding Our Way / Mike Rose --
Labor and Management Must Work Together / Elaine L. Chao --
American Education, American Competitiveness / Bill Clinton --
A World Without Public Schools / David Gelernter --
A Certain Panache / William Hamilton --
A Prosperity Agenda for the 21st Century / Newt Gingrich --
Huckabee Extols Higher Education / Mike Huckabee --
Lifetime Earnings / Lee Lorenz --
JBS on Public Education / John Birch Society --
Values and Purposes of Education and Skills / Liberal Democrats Online Policy Consultation Group --
Service to America / John McCain --
Our Kids, Our Future / Barack Obama --
Make Ripples of Your Own / Alan C. Page --
Moral Strength and Education / Colin Powell --
Our Day / Barbara Smaller --
Speech at the South Carolina March for Equity in Education / Richard W. Riley --
Statement on Public Education / American Jewish Committee --
The Real Purpose of Education / Khalid Baig --
That Sort Of Thing / Alice Harvey --
Aims of Buddhist Education / Bhikkhu Bodhi --
Winning / Lee Lorenz --
The Purpose of Education / Maharishi Mahesh Yogi --
Lovely Innocence / Robert Weber --
For Wonder, in Wonder / Martin E. Marty --
The Churches and the Public Schools at the Close of the Twentieth Century / National Council of the Churches of Christ, U.S.A. --
Find Your Voice as a World Citizen / Christiane Amanpour --
Doing Hard Work of the Mind : Immigrants See Life Is More than Labor / Oscar Avila --
Education Is Supposed to Make You Rich, Not Wealthy / Simon Barnes --
Life's Report Card / William Hamilton --
The Biggest Issue / David Brooks --
The Purpose of Education / Tom Campbell --
Hope in the Unseen / Thomas L. Friedman --
The Luckiest Girl / Nicholas D. Kristof --
"Do Your Own Homework" : Asian Students Should Learn to Think for Themselves / Andrew Lam --
If at First You Don't Succeed Enough / Abigail Sullivan Moore --
Too Early / Robert J. Day --
Memories of Mississippi and the Challenges of No Child Left Behind / Diane Rado --
Build a Future We Can Be Proud Of / Tim Russert --
Dealing With Hatred : How the Torrent of Anti-Americanism Affects Teenagers / Jeffrey Zaslow --
"Here's The Story" / David Miller --
Education for Democracy : A Statement Signed by Over 100 Distinguished Leaders / Albert Shanker Institute --
Solving Problems and Building Communities / Richard Lee Colvin --
On Civics Education / Richard Dreyfuss --
Why Do We Educate So Many So Poorly in a Democratic Society? / Lynn Huntley --
The Fundamental Purpose of Education is Democracy / Sean Kershaw --
Why Educate? / Martha Minow --
You Have The Right To Remain Silent / Jeff Danziger --
Good Citizenship : The Purpose of Education / Eleanor Roosevelt --
On My Mind : Educating for Freedom / A.M. Rosenthal.
Series Title: Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 107th, pt. 2.
Responsibility: editor for volume two: Mark A. Smylie ; series editor, Gary D. Fenstermacher.

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