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The dark side of school reform
teaching in the space between reality and utopia

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Education in Lanham, Md .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

The school day is fast and the school year is faster!
Add duties, add responsibility, add rigmarole
Teaching as an everyday ambiguity : who is doing what, where, when, why and how?
The "old guard" versus the "new way"
Snake charmers in the star chamber
Strangers in a strange school : isolated teachers, siloed departments, fractured faculty
There's no "I" in the word "school"
Distraction + disorientation = disaffection
Leading with smoke and mirrors : of misty missions, vague values, and floating philosophies
Coda or refrain? : reforming again, and again, and again, and again
Teaching in the space between reality and utopia.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


Dewey Decimal Class 371.102
Library of Congress LB1025.3 .B756 2006

The Physical Object

Pagination p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library OL3407284M
ISBN 10 1578862817, 1578863058
LC Control Number 2005023063
Library Thing 5592458
Goodreads 528758 192798


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