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“Trudging Towards Freedom” with William Ayers 

Schooling is never neutral. Schools are always contested spaces, sites of conflict and contradiction, hope and struggle. In the last half-century, social upheavals in South Africa, China, Europe, Chile, and the US were sometimes centered, often energized, and always echoed within the schools. School people in societies as diverse as medieval Saudi Arabia, the Soviet …

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Back to common sense : rethinking school change 

Title: Back to Common Sense: Rethinking School Change Author: Joe Dawidziak Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, c2010. Call Number: LB2822.8 .D38 2010 From the Publisher: There are times in today's educational world when it seems as if common sense has lost its place as a factor in critical decision making. This book strives …

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Deweyan Inquiry 

Title: Deweyan Inquiry: From Education Theory to Practice Author: James Scott Johnston Publisher: Albany, NY : SUNY Press, c2009. Check It Out:  LB875.D5 J64 2009 From the Publisher: Deweyan Inquiry brings John Dewey’s theory of inquiry together with educational theory and practice. James Scott Johnston uses Dewey’s late masterpiece Logic: The Theory of Inquiry …

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To Teach 

Title: To teach: the journey of a teacher Author: William Ayers ; foreword by Sonia Nieto ; afterword by Mike Rose Publisher: New York : Teachers College Press, c2010 Check it Out:  LB1025.3 .A94 2010 c.3 From the Publisher: To Teach is the now-classic story of one teacher’s odyssey into the ethical and intellectual …

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Acquired: The Marketplace of Ideas (2010) 

Title: The marketplace of ideas: reform and resistance in the American university Author: Louis Menand Publisher: New York, NY : W.W. Norton, c2010 Check It Out:  LB2322.2 .M45 2010 From the Publisher: Has American higher education become a dinosaur? Why do professors all tend to think alike? What makes it so hard for colleges …

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