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978-1-893163-21-8 / 1893163210

A Different Kind of Teacher: Solving the Crisis of American Schooling

by Gatto, John Taylor

Publisher:Berkeley Hills Books

Edition:Hardcover

Language:English

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John Taylor Gatto analyzes the roots of the modern American education system, detailing how it was designed to foster economic interests and facilitate management of the labor force. He then outlines ways to revitalize the system, advocating greater emphasis on critical analysis, creativity, practicality, and real-world exposure in the curriculum. He also calls on educators and administrators to acknowledge young people's need for a spiritual and ethical framework upon which to build a good life.

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