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The Resource Weapons of mass instruction : a schoolteacher's journey through the dark world of compulsory schooling, John Taylor Gatto

Weapons of mass instruction : a schoolteacher's journey through the dark world of compulsory schooling, John Taylor Gatto

Label
Weapons of mass instruction : a schoolteacher's journey through the dark world of compulsory schooling
Title
Weapons of mass instruction
Title remainder
a schoolteacher's journey through the dark world of compulsory schooling
Statement of responsibility
John Taylor Gatto
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author accuses compulsory education methods of stifling imaginations and critical thinking skills, and discusses individuals such as Thomas Edison, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, who are considered to have exceptional minds, even though they but did not follow traditional education paths
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
379.2/30973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Weapons of mass instruction : a schoolteacher's journey through the dark world of compulsory schooling, John Taylor Gatto
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Instantiates
Publication
Contents
Prologue : against school -- Everything you know about schools is wrong -- Walkabout : London -- Fat Stanley and the Lancaster Amish -- David Sarnoff's classroom -- Hector isn't the problem -- The Camino de Santiago -- Weapons of mass instruction -- What is education? -- A letter to my granddaughter about Dartmouth -- Incident at Highland High -- Afterword : invitation to an open conspiracy : the Bartleby Project
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 215 p.
Isbn
9780865716315
Isbn Type
(bound)
Lccn
2009-366746
Note
Includes index.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OUa)vtls000806801
  • (OCoLC)ocn272544363
  • (OCoLC)ocm216936691
  • 4371-32260
  • (OCoLC)216936691
  • 1905741
Label
Weapons of mass instruction : a schoolteacher's journey through the dark world of compulsory schooling, John Taylor Gatto
Link
Publication
Contents
Prologue : against school -- Everything you know about schools is wrong -- Walkabout : London -- Fat Stanley and the Lancaster Amish -- David Sarnoff's classroom -- Hector isn't the problem -- The Camino de Santiago -- Weapons of mass instruction -- What is education? -- A letter to my granddaughter about Dartmouth -- Incident at Highland High -- Afterword : invitation to an open conspiracy : the Bartleby Project
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xxiii, 215 p.
Isbn
9780865716315
Isbn Type
(bound)
Lccn
2009-366746
Note
Includes index.
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OUa)vtls000806801
  • (OCoLC)ocn272544363
  • (OCoLC)ocm216936691
  • 4371-32260
  • (OCoLC)216936691
  • 1905741

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