By Kevin K. Kumashiro,Williams Ayers,Therese Quinn
In his most recent publication, best educator and writer Kevin Kumashiro takes goal on the present debate on academic reform, paying specific recognition to the ways in which scapegoating public university lecturers, instructor unions, and instructor educators mask the genuine, systemic difficulties. He convincingly demonstrates how present developments, like market-based reforms and fast-track instructor certification courses are developing overwhelming stumbling blocks to attaining an equitable schooling for all children.
Bad Teacher! highlights the typical ways in which either the general public and influential leaders take into consideration the issues and options for public schooling, and indicates how one can support us see the larger photograph and reframe the controversy. Compelling, available, and down to earth in present projects and debates, this ebook is necessary studying for a various viewers of policymakers, university leaders, mom and dad, and everybody who cares approximately education.
Kevin okay. Kumashiro is director of the guts for Anti-Oppressive schooling and president-elect (2010–2012) of the nationwide organization for Multicultural schooling. he's a professor on the collage of Illinois at Chicago, and the writer of The Seduction of logic: How the suitable Has Framed the controversy on America's Schools.
Praise for Bad Teacher!
“This publication can be a springboard for teachers . . . to turn into extra actively desirous about advocating for a paradigm shift in our notion of education.”
—Grace Lee Boggs, The Boggs Center
“Kumashiro is a notable sleuth who … exhibits us how the deck is stacked, how the sport is performed, who profits, and who loses. subscribe to him in a clarion name to construct a flow to reclaim public education.”
—Robert P. Moses, The Algebra Project
“Courageous, blunt, and hopeful, Bad Teacher! offers a democratic imaginative and prescient for actual academic change.”
—Sonia Nieto, college of Massachusetts at Amherst
“Anyone trying to comprehend why such a lot of of the reforms now we have pursued have failed will make the most of studying this book.”
—Pedro A. Noguera, manhattan University
“Kumashiro explains why we must always imagine in a different way concerning the prescriptions which are now taken for granted—and wrong.”
—Diane Ravitch, manhattan collage, writer of The loss of life and lifetime of the good American university method: How checking out and selection Are Undermining Education
“Kumashiro expertly examines the numerous forces operating opposed to public schooling, and the way and why those forces are at play.”
—Dennis Van Roekel, President, nationwide schooling Association
“Bad Teacher! is oh-so-smart and timely. . . . This e-book assaults head-on the ragged patchwork of ‘school reform’ that has left us with no even the vocabulary to border what’s long past wrong.”
—Patricia J. Williams, Columbia legislation School
2012 Must-read e-book approximately K–12 schooling within the U.S., Christian technological know-how Monitor
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