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The Only One in Step ~ Review : Class War: the State of British Education, by Chris Woodhead

August 16, 2002

Boston, 2002 That all is not well for young people as they grow up in England at the start of the 21st century is a matter of urgent, everyday discussion. Put in such words, that is not likely to grab a newspaper headline anything like as well as “Class War”, the book just produced by […]

The Inner Workings of the Brain: Master and Apprentice, Chapter 16

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Review : Doubts and Loves by Richard Holloway and Driven: How Human Nature Shapes Our Choice by Paul R. Lawrence and Nitin Nohria.

A In its last editorial of 2001 The Observer reflects that “this year has been one of sealed minds.” It observes that whilst “Al-Qaeda is the most sinister and deadly – the hardening of cultural, political and religious arteries has been shocking evident everywhere.” Immediately below the editorial is printed an open letter to Secretary of […]

The Unfinished Revolution: Chapter Summaries

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The Unfinished Revolution : learning, human behavior, community and political paradox

, June 19, 2000

Following is the introduction to John Abbott and Terry Ryan’s book to be published in England by Network Educational Press (2000), and in the United States by ASCD (2001).

The Child is Father of the Man: How humans learn and why

Published in 1999 by Network Educational Press. Available at Amazon. Review of John Abott’s The Child is the Father of the Man by Gerald Haigh of The Times Educational Supplement (4 Feb., 2000). (c) Times Supplements Limited “Politicians and industrialists listened to Abbott’s plea for less emphasis on schools and teaching and more on community and […]

Review: The Unschooled Mind by Howard Gardner

December 16, 1998

Review of The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and Schools Should Teach, by Howard Gardner. (New York: Basic Books, 1991). Prepared by Ray Dalton for the 21st Century Initiative. Resume Howard Gardner is Professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and affiliated with the Boston University School of Medicine and Boston Veterans’ Administration Medical […]

Review: This is Biology

February 19, 1997

Review of This is Biology: The Science of the Living World, by Terry Ryan. Published by The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. Cambridge, Massachusetts (1997).

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