Radical Reflections: Passionate Opinions on Teaching, Learning, and Living / Edition 1

Radical Reflections: Passionate Opinions on Teaching, Learning, and Living / Edition 1

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by Mem Fox
     
 


The internationally acclaimed children’s book writer and educator offers her insights into the learning process, language education, and the pleasure, growth, and power that reading and writing can bring.
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The internationally acclaimed children’s book writer and educator offers her insights into the learning process, language education, and the pleasure, growth, and power that reading and writing can bring.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156079471
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/01/1993
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
190
Sales rank:
546,704
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.44(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1Notes from the Battlefield: Toward a Theory of Why People Write1
2There's a Coffin in My Office23
3The Paths of Story Lead But to the Graves35
4A Fox in Possum's Clothing: The Teacher Disguised as Writer in Hot Pursuit of Literacy42
5Lessons from a Home57
6"Halt! Who Goes There?" A Dialogue about Language Arts71
7Flashing Screens or Turning Pages? Winning the War between Books and Television97
8Conveying the Inexplicit: The Problem of Teaching What Can't Be Taught105
9The Story Fights Back119
10Once upon a Time There Were Three...135
11Men Who Weep, Boys Who Dance: The Gender Agenda between the Lines in Children's Literature151
Concluding Ideals162
Selected Bibliography167
Books by Mem Fox171

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