Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Book of Learning and Forgetting - 98 edition

Book of Learning and Forgetting (ISBN10: 080773750X; ISBN13: 9780807737507)
ISBN13: 978-0807737507
ISBN10: 080773750X

Summary: In this thought-provoking book, Frank Smith explains how schools and educational authorities systematically obstruct the powerful inherent learning abilities of children, creating handicaps that often persist through life. The author eloquently contrasts a false and fabricated ''official theory'' that learning is work (used to justify the external control of teachers and students through excessive regulation and massive testing) with a correct but officially suppress
ed ''classic view'' that learning is a social process that can occur naturally and continually through collaborative activities. This book will be crucial reading in a time when national authorities continue to blame teachers and students for alleged failures in education. It will help educators and parents to combat sterile attitudes toward teaching and learning and prevent current practices from doing further harm.
...show more
Summary: In this thought-provoking book, Frank Smith explains how schools and educational authorities systematically obstruct the powerful inherent learning abilities of children, creating handicaps that often persist through life. The author eloquently contrasts a false and fabricated ''official theory'' that learning is work (used to justify the external control of teachers and students through excessive regulation and massive testing) with a correct but officially suppressed ''classic view'' that learning is a social process that can occur naturally and continually through collaborative activities. This book will be crucial reading in a time when national authorities continue to blame teachers and students for alleged failures in education. It will help educators and parents to combat sterile attitudes toward teaching and learning and prevent current practices from doing further harm.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 98
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Teacher's College Press
Published: 11/01/2002
International: No

View Author Bio



List Price: $25.95
Used $12.98
Used
Save $12.97 (50%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 3 hours and 2 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Rental $9.99
Due back 08/14/2015
Marketplace sellers starting at $5.69

21 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Book of Learning and Forgetting
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (21)  |  New (5)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (3)  |  Good (8)  |  Acceptable (4)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$12.98
+$3.99 s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for $3.99. FREE Ground Shipping over $25! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$22.98
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$5.69
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
GICW Books
Hillsboro, OR
Seller Rating: 4.58
Reading copy. May have signs of wear and previous use (scuffs, writing, underlining). Dust jacket may be missing.
$5.84
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
GICW Books
Hillsboro, OR
Seller Rating: 4.58
Sound copy that may show minimal signs of wear or previous ownership.
$5.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
CozyBookCellar
Bellingham, MA
Seller Rating: 4.78
No comments from the seller
$6.43
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
GreenEarthBooks
Portland, OR
Seller Rating: 4.57
Appearance of only slight previous use. Cover and binding show a little wear. All pages are undamaged with potentially only a few, small markings. Help save a tree. Buy all your used books from Green ...show more Earth Books. Read. Recycle and Reuse. ...show less
$6.43
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Books Squared
Dallas, TX
Seller Rating: 4.59
Only lightly used. Book has minimal wear to cover and binding. A few pages may have small creases and minimal underlining. Book selection as BIG as Texas.
$6.43
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Blue Cloud Books
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.54
Blue Cloud Books ??? Hot deals from the land of the sun.
$6.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB - Algonquin
Algonquin, IL
Seller Rating: 4.63
1998 Paperback Good Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ac ...show morecess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
$6.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
HPB-West Lane Avenue
Columbus, OH
Seller Rating: 4.75
1998 Paperback Good : Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, and may not include cd-rom or ...show moreaccess codes. Customer service is our top priority! ...show less
Page:   1     2     3     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close