ISBN-10:
0415528046
ISBN-13:
9780415528047
Pub. Date:
03/03/2014
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Radical Equality in Education: Starting Over in U.S. Schooling / Edition 1

Radical Equality in Education: Starting Over in U.S. Schooling / Edition 1

by Joanne Larson
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ISBN-13: 9780415528047
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/03/2014
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 128
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Joanne Larson is Michael W. Scandling Professor of Education, University of Rochester, Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development, USA.

Table of Contents

Foreword, Kris Gutierrez

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter One: Fed Up with Tinkering

What We Already Know: Schools are Outdated

Children and Youth are Not Being Well-served: Standardization and Obsessive Testing Causes Damage

Traditional Purposes Reflect an Unproductive Binary of Worker/Citizen

Why Now?

Why Start Over?

Chapter Two: From an Equitable Starting Place

Equality of Intelligence

Equipotentiality

Produsage

Mass collaboration

Spatial Justice

Lunch Is Gross

Freedom Market Project

Guiding principles

Chapter Three: Toward Different Ends

Purposes of Schooling

The Common Good

Operationalizing the Neoliberal Common Good

Normative purposes

A New Purpose

Chapter Four: Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

Curriculum

"Instruction" and Pedagogy

Assessment

Guiding Principles

Chapter Five: Imagine We Climb the Mountain

Imagining the New

Knowledge Producing Schools

What Makes the Argument Plausible?

What We Need to Do Now

References

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