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" The Death and Life o f the Great American School System"
b y Diane R avitch- A Review
With the educational experience that spans forty years, Diane Ravitch looks past the curtain o f the
"successful" educational programs and pays attentio
B ook Critique Summary
My book critique is on Radical: Fighting to Put Students First by Michelle Rhee.
I found it as a great tool for myself, as a future educator. I t focuses on the hard work and
effort o f Michelle Rhee in attempting to ensure equal ed
" Lost a t S chool: W hy Our Children w ith Behavioral Challenges are Falling Through
t he Cracks a nd H ow We Can Help Them."
By Ross W. Greene, Ph.D
I recently read t he b ook "Lost a t School," which w as w ritten by a uthor a nd
psychologist Ross W.
1 December 2013
B ook Critique
The book I read was H ow to Talk so Kids can Learn A t Home a nd In School written by
Adle Faber and Elaine Mazlish. This book is split up into eight different chapters covering issues
that parents and teachers both dea
December 2, 2013
Summary o f Book Critique
The book I read was Educational Delusions? Why Can Choice Deepen Inequality
and How to Make Schools Fair. The book discusses t he i dea t hat school choice, o r
m ore sp
Shame o f the Nation: The Restoration o f Apartheid Schooling in America
Written by Jonathan Kozol in 2005 this is one o f his many books dealing with education
in America. This novel is based on first hand experiences that Kozol had when visiting over 60
E rin Gruwell and her students wrote The Freedom Writers Diary: How a Teacher
a nd 1 50 Teens Used Writing to Change Themselves a nd the World Around Them.
Gruwell started making a difference from the beginning o f h er teaching career. I t w as
What Have I Learned So F ar?
I n this class, w e've discussed many communication skills and their importance i n
the classroom. As a future teacher, everything I have learned will directly affect how I
run my classroom. However, there are
Philosophy o f Education
My primary belief concerning education has always been that, no matter what
difficulties o r differences students face, every single one o f t hem can learn, and should be
treated as such. When I was growing up, I
M y Experiences i n A merican Education
, \-:.(Going through school, I was always the kid who got good grades without much
~ ~; ~effort. Therefore, I saw very few problems with m y education until I left high school a
Executive S ummary
Book C ritique o n T he Wrong K ind o f D ifferent
In the book The Wrong Kind o f Different: Challenging the Meaning o f Diversity
in American Classrooms, cultural sociologist Antonia Randolph examines the effects race