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Between the Lines: How to Detect Bias and Propaganda in the News and Everyday Life
An exploration of medthods of "dec-doing" our daily newspapers and radio/TV news. Examines our predominant sources of information (mass media) and indicates the existence of many alternative sources o...
The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science
Doidge explains neuroplasticity and shows that the brain is not a collection of specialized parts but a dynamic organ and can rewire and rearrange itself as the need arises.
The Design of Everyday Things
Norman, Donald A.
A book about the problems of design and how good design can overcome the frustrations of everyday things.
I Won't Learn from You: And Other Inquiries Into the Control and Liberation of Learning
This collection of essays discusses what takes place when a student's intelligence, dignity, or integrity is compromised.
John Holt: Homeschooling Pioneer and Visionary Progressive
The stereotype of homeschooling as the haven for conservative, religious ideologues overshadows the movement's radically progressive roots. One of the movement's foremost pioneers, John Holt, was an e...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2016: Back to School
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Education – about the world, and about social change in particular – is a key element in the work that Connexions does. In this issue of Other Voices, we explore a few aspects of the ways in which edu...
Pedagogy of the Oppressed
Freire maintains that every human being, no matter or "ignorant" or submerged in the "culture of silence," is capable of looking critically at the world in a dialogical encounter with others, and that...
Planning As Learning: The Education of Citizen Activists
Alexander, Donald Hayley Morrow
Phd thesis focusing on the learning undertaken by members of citizens' groups involved in land use planning.
Roots of Empathy: Changing the World Child by Child
Roots of Empathy looks at eliminating crime and changing the world by starting with a compassionate environment for children.
Studies in Socialist Pedagogy
Norton Theodore Mills; Ollmann, Bertell (eds.)
The Teenage Liberation Handbook: How to Quit School, Get a Real Life and Education
We Make the Road By Walking: Conversations on education and social change
Horton, Myles; Freire, Paulo
Horton, the founder of the Highlander Folk School, and Freire, a Brazilian education leader, are from two different backgrounds, but their shared views on the use of participatory education in bringin...
Easy Exercises for a Better Memory At Any Age
Lapp, Danielle C.
Exercises for memory training.
The Human Significance of the Skin
An analysis of the skin regarded as a sense organ rather than as a simple bodily covering.