Keyword: education

    Catch the Fire

    Catch the Fire

    An Art-Full Guide to Unleashing the Creative Power of Youth, Adults and Communities

    Community, youth, non-profit, education, entrepreneurial, and religious organizations all have exciting ambitions, but they often lack the creative skills to impact people on a deep level. Catch the Fire is a complete guide to using arts and …

    Weapons of Mass Instruction

    Weapons of Mass Instruction

    A Schoolteacher’s Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling

    John Taylor Gatto's Weapons of Mass Instruction, now available in paperback, focuses on mechanisms of traditional education which cripple imagination, discourage critical thinking, and create a false view of learning as a byproduct of …

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    College Without High School

    College Without High School

    A Teenager’s Guide to Skipping High School and Going to College

    High school can be boring. High school curriculum can be frustrating and out of touch.

    So what is the answer for young people whose creativity, bright ideas, and boundless energy are being stifled in that over-scheduled and grade-driven environment?

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    Teaching Green: The High School Years

    Teaching Green: The High School Years

    Hands-on Learning in Grades 9-12

    This resource is ideal for anyone working with young people in grades 9-12, whether in schools or in non-formal educational settings. Richly illustrated, it offers 50 teaching strategies that promote learning about natural systems and foster …

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    Everyone Wins!

    Everyone Wins!

    Cooperative Games and Activities

    This new edition of the best-selling Parent Choice Award winner Everyone Wins! is a handbook of more than 150 cooperative games and activities for enhancing conflict resolution and communication skills and building self-esteem. Encouraging …

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    Teaching Green - The Elementary Years

    Teaching Green - The Elementary Years

    Hands-on Learning in Grades K-5

    Teaching Green - The Elementary Years is designed for anyone working with young people in grades kindergarten to five, whether in schools or non-formal education settings. It offers 50 kid-tested teaching strategies that promote interdisciplinary …

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    The Power and Promise of Humane Education

    The Power and Promise of Humane Education

    Critical world problems call for education that addresses the values and behaviors that perpetuate suffering, oppression, and destruction. Humane education does this, offering young people deeply meaningful education about the issues of our time, …

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    Teaching Green

    Teaching Green

    The Middle Years

    For anyone working with young people in grades 6-8 -- whether inside or outside schools -- Teaching Green contains over 50 of the best activities and teaching strategies contributed to Green Teacher magazine over the last 10 years by educators from …

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