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In this collection of provocative articles and blog posts originally published between 2010 and 2014, Alfie Kohn challenges the conventional wisdom about topics ranging from how low-income children are taught, to whether American schools have really fallen behind those in other countries. Why, he asks, do we assume learning can be reduced to numerical data? What leads us to believe that standards-based grading will eliminate the inherent limitations of marks? Or that training students to show more grit makes sense if the ...

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Schooling Beyond Measure and Other Unorthodox Essays about Education 2015, Heinemann Educational Books

ISBN-13: 9780325074405

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