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  • Unconditional Parentingby Alfie Kohn

    Atria Books 2006; US$ 15.99

    "Alfie Kohn does it again: He takes a topic (parenting) that has been studied and written about for years and gives us a wise way of adjusting our lenses so that we really see it clearly. He doesn't give simple rules, he gives deep understanding and a core foundation for parents." --JoAnn Deak, Girls Will Be Girls more...

  • Beyond Disciplineby Alfie Kohn

    ASCD 2006; US$ 23.95

    In this 10th anniversary edition of an ASCD best seller, author Alfie Kohn reflects on his innovative ideas about replacing traditional discipline programs, in which things are done to students to control how they act, with a collaborative approach, in which we work with students to create caring communities. Features a new afterword by the author. more...

  • Feel-Bad Educationby Alfie Kohn

    Beacon Press 2011; US$ 15.00

    Mind-opening writing on what kids need from school, from one of education?s most outspoken voices   Almost no writer on schools asks us to question our fundamental assumptions about education and motivation as boldly as Alfie Kohn. The Washington Post says that ?teachers and parents who encounter Kohn and his thoughts come away transfixed, ready... more...

  • What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated?by Alfie Kohn

    Beacon Press 2004; US$ 16.00

    Time magazine has called him'perhaps the country's most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades [and] test scores.' And the Washington Post says he is 'the most energetic and charismatic figure standing in the way of a major federal effort to make standardized curriculums and tests a fact of life in every U.S. school.' In this new collection... more...

  • The Homework Mythby Alfie Kohn

    Da Capo Press 2007; US$ 15.99

    In The Homework Myth , nationally known educator and parenting expert Alfie Kohn challenges the usual defenses of homework and shows that none of our assumptions about its benefits actually passes the test of research, logic, or experience more...

  • The Schools Our Children Deserveby Alfie Kohn

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000; US$ 14.99

    FORWARD ... INTO THE PAST Abigail is given plenty of worksheets to complete in class as well as a substantial amount of homework. She studies to get good grades, and her school is proud of its high standardized test scores. Outstanding students are publicly recognized by the use of honor rolls, awards assemblies, and bumper stickers. Abigail's... more...

  • Punished by Rewardsby Alfie Kohn

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1999; US$ 15.19

    "a clear, convincing demonstration of the shortcomings of pop-behaviorism, written with style, humor, and authority," Kirkus Reviews "Every parent, teacher, and manager should read this book -- and hurry." -- Thomas Gordon, founder of Parent Effectiveness Training more...

  • The Myth of the Spoiled Childby Alfie Kohn

    Da Capo Press 2014; US$ 25.99

    Expert Alfie Kohn tackles the misconception that overparenting and overindulgence have produced a generation of entitled children. more...

  • No Contestby Alfie Kohn

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 14.99

    No Contest stands as the definitive critique of competition. Contrary to accepted wisdom, competition is not basic to human nature; it poisons our relationships and holds us back from doing our best. In this new edition, Alfie Kohn argues that the race to win turns all of us into losers. more...

  • More Than a Scoreby Jesse Hagopian; Diane Ravitch; Alfie Kohn

    Haymarket Books 2014; US$ 18.00

    Key participants in the growing movement of teachers, students, and parents organizing against high stakes testing. more...

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