The Resource Dumbing down our kids : why America's children feel good about themselves but can't read, write, or add, Charles J. Sykes

Dumbing down our kids : why America's children feel good about themselves but can't read, write, or add, Charles J. Sykes

Label
Dumbing down our kids : why America's children feel good about themselves but can't read, write, or add
Title
Dumbing down our kids
Title remainder
why America's children feel good about themselves but can't read, write, or add
Statement of responsibility
Charles J. Sykes
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Documentation of how schools have changed their focus from high educational standards to mediocre self-esteem fads, with recommendations on how to reverse the trend
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Public Library
  • Library Journal
  • Publisher's Weekly
Dewey number
373.73
Index
index present
Intended audience
Adult
LC call number
LA222
LC item number
.S95 1995
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Dumbing down our kids : why America's children feel good about themselves but can't read, write, or add, Charles J. Sykes
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [298]-326) and index
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  • ADAMS-DEC
  • ADAMS-DEC
  • GWOOD-GRE
  • GWOOD-GRE
  • GBURG-GRE
  • GBURG-GRE
  • BENTN-FOW
  • BENTN-FOW
  • MORGN-MAR
  • MORGN-MAR
  • WVLLE-WES
  • WVLLE-WES
  • MTPLR-MON
  • MTPLR-MON
  • DANVL-DAN
  • DANVL-DAN
  • ECKRT-ECK
  • ECKRT-ECK
  • SHLBY-SHE
  • SHLBY-SHE
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dumbing down our kids -- Losing the race -- The American way of denial -- Feelings -- The religion of self-esteem -- The attack on excellence -- The making of an educationist --The new illiteracy -- Why Johnny can't add, subtract, multiply, or divide (but still feels good about himself) -- Dumbing down the texts -- Dumbing down the tests -- The "values" wasteland -- Telling on mommy and daddy -- Doctor, doctor -- The attack on learning -- Educational wastelands -- The blob -- Outcome Based Education -- Goals 2000 and the counterreformation -- Schools that work -- The coming educational revolution
Control code
20182378
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
x, 341 pages
Isbn
9780312134747
Lccn
95031522
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
20182378
System control number
  • (InDan)1162
  • 1B344BA1125711D59B1000508BEA6469
  • (IMchF)fol00347489

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