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Breaking the Word Barrier

Stories of Adults Learning to Read

In this compelling collection of first-person stories, adults who have made outstanding achievements in adult literacy were paired with writers to tell of their transition to reading. These are … ; 128 View

Campus Confidential

100 startling things you don't know about Canadian universities (Second Edition)

In 2011, the first edition of Campus Confidential sparked a lively debate about what is really going on inside our colleges and universities. The media and readers alike welcomed this readable, … ; 256 View

Counting Out The Scholars

The Case Against Performance Indicators in Higher Education

Canada’s universities have lost their autonomy. Under the guise of accountability, reformers from government and large corporations have undermined the original purposes of these … ; 274 View

Degrees of Failure

University Education in Decline

In Degrees of Failure, Randle Nelsen brings together such diverse topics as campus parking, college sports, helicopter parents, edu-business as edu-tainment, and technology in teaching to show … 152 View

Freedom To Learn

Creating a Classroom Where Every Child Thrives

Disinterested students and behavioral problems are all too common in schools. Yet results show that behavior charts and other reward-and-punishment systems simply don’t work. Teachers are … ; 220 View

In Defiance

On February 7, 2012, as students in Quebec prepared to vote to go on strike, Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois gave a rousing speech: “What you do today will be remembered. The decision you make will … ; 186 View

Political Correctness

The Munk Debates

The twenty-second Munk Debate pits acclaimed journalist, professor, and ordained minister Michael Eric Dyson and New York Times columnist Michelle Goldberg against renowned actor and writer … ; ; ; ; 147 View

The Attack on Nova Scotia’s Schools

The story behind 25 years of tumultuous change

Nova Scotia’s public schools and their students have faced dramatic conflict and drastic change over the past 25 years. While critics charge that schools are failing kids, teachers have … 180 View

Weapons of Mass Instruction

A Schoolteacher’s Journey Through the Dark World of Compulsory Schooling

John Taylor Gatto’s Weapons of Mass Instruction, now available in paperback, focuses on mechanisms of traditional education which cripple imagination, discourage critical thinking, and … 241 View

Foreward, Prefaces and Introduction

From: Freedom To Learn

Not many teachers come to us with a well-formed idea of how students should respond to being in school. The ultimate goal of education is not only developmental and academic accomplishments, but … ; 3 $0.30 Add


From: Counting Out The Scholars

Defines Performance Indicators as they relate to universities and describes the effect these have had on the nature of universities, concludes that the effect is negative. Outlines arguments that … ; 6 $0.60 Add


From: The Attack on Nova Scotia's Schools

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From: Campus Confidential

Explains the reasoning behind writing this book and why this discussion is important to Canadian Society today and how the Universities effect the life’s of Canadians ; 8 $0.80 Add


From: Learning to Leave

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