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Education books to make you think

Lucy H. Pearce
 
How Children Fail
How Children Fail
"The ultimate must read book on why schools don't work and how kids learn- not so much of a fan of How children Learn."
Teaching as a Subversive Activity (Delta Book)
Teaching as a Subversive Activity (Delta Book)
"For questioners everywhere- a classic for good reason"
The Teacher's Toolkit: Raise Classroom Achievement with Strategies for Every Learner
The Teacher's Toolkit: Raise Classroom Achievement with Strategies for Every Learner
"Lots of great active learning strategies, superbly written"
Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling
Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling
"Another classic to really make you think. A great and very readable thesis on the real driving force behind modern education and why tinkering round the edges aint going to change a thing."
You Know the Fair Rule: Strategies for Making the Hard Job of Discipline in Schools Easier
You Know the Fair Rule: Strategies for Making the Hard Job of Discipline in Schools Easier
"A really useful, realistic, humourous and enlightened guide to classroom discipline"
And the Skylark Sings with Me: Adventures in Homeschooling and Community-Based Education
And the Skylark Sings with Me: Adventures in Homeschooling and Community-Based Education
"True education. one family's inspiring  adventures in home schooling- if only we could all have such wonderful learning journeys."
Free Range Education: How Home Education Works
Free Range Education: How Home Education Works
"An English  group of case studies from home schooling families."
The Unschooling Handbook (Prima Home Learning Library)
The Unschooling Handbook (Prima Home Learning Library)
"Initially extreme sounding if you're used to prescribed curricula and timetables, but ultimately inspiring."
Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's, Praise and Other Bribes
Punished by Rewards: The Trouble with Gold Stars, Incentive Plans, A's, Praise and Other Bribes
"Dispells the Skinnerian behaviourist myths which have become enshrined in our culture: gold stars do not a good child make and praise is just as damaging as punishment. Infact anything by this author"
Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons in Theory and Practice
Multiple Intelligences: New Horizons in Theory and Practice
"A broader view of intelligence"
You are your Child's First Teacher: What Parents Can Do with and for Their Children from Birth to Age Six (Early Years)
You are your Child's First Teacher: What Parents Can Do with and for Their Children from Birth to Age Six (Early Years)
"Spiritully informed holistic hands on education for pre schoolers"