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Published by Library Company of Philadelphia .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • The Environment,
  • Experimental Methods

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary binding
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8326527M
ISBN 100865713413
ISBN 109780865713413

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Deschooling Our Lives. Hern, Matt, Ed. This book challenges common assumptions about the nature of education and the need for formal schooling and provides an overview of promising alternatives to compulsory by: A provocative, practical response to the crisis in our schools, this book argues boldly for replacing compulsory schooling with a wide variety of home, neighborhood, and community-based educational Hern examines how the day-to-day experience of school teaches subservience, deadens children's natural love of learning, undercuts their self-esteem.   However, Deschooling Our Lives, a book of essays from varied authors, was more of a mixed experience, which surprised me. I still found parts of it convincing and inspiring, but I sensed a certain defensiveness in me in response to other parts of it.   Deschooling Our Lives by Matt Hern A provocative, practical response to the crisis in our schools, this book argues boldly for replacing compulsory schooling with a wide variety of home, neighborhood, and community-based educational efforts/5(11).

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Deschooling Our Lives by Matt Hern, September , New Society Publishers edition, Paperback in EnglishPages: The anarchist capacity of deschooling may lie, as Richard Kahn suggests, “in our scholarly capacity to opt-out of the excited drive to reconstruct education once again in the hope of a better world and to recognize the programmatic suffering of our institutionalized existence as students and teachers” We cannot theorize and design for. Deschooling Our Lives Paperback out of 5 stars 2 ratings. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" CDN$ CDN$ CDN$ Paperback CDN$ 21 Used from CDN$ /5(2).   [This is the paper I presented, on Febru , at the Problem-Based Learning Conference of (PBL) that took place in Santa Clara, CA. The Conference was organised by the PAN-PBL Association. A link to the the slides used in the presentation of this paper are available in the next article of this blog.].

Matt Hern is the author of Deschooling Our Lives ( avg rating, ratings, 11 reviews, published ), Common Ground in a Liquid City ( avg rat /5. Homeschooling Our Children Unschooling Ourselves is one of our favorites. Reads like a biography story. It flows. Not too far into it, I felt like, "I want to have these experiences. I want our homeschooling life to be like this." Sending our son off to school every morning had not resulted in very many happy times and quite a few unhappy episodes/5(19).   Illich's profound analysis of modern Western societies through the fulcrum of the 'manipulative institution' is as significant an analysis as that of Marx. This brief review summmarises his thought in Deschooling Society. Original Publication Date: Introduction Ivan Illich, who died in , wrote this ground-breaking book in In the modern world at large. Deschooling is the adjustment period a child goes through when leaving school and beginning homeschooling. To fully benefit from homeschooling, a child has to let go of the private or public school culture as the norm. This is called deschooling, and it is a crucial part of beginning homeschooling after a period of time spent Continue reading».