Lies My Teacher Told Me

📒Lies My Teacher Told Me ✍ James W. Loewen

✏Book Title : Lies My Teacher Told Me
✏Author : James W. Loewen
✏Publisher : Simon and Schuster
✏Release Date : 2007-10-16
✏Pages : 444
✏ISBN : 9780743296281
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Lies My Teacher Told Me Book Summary : Criticizes the way history is presented in current textbooks, and suggests a fresh and more accurate approach to teaching American history.

📒Lies My Teacher Told Me ✍ James Loewen

✏Book Title : Lies My Teacher Told Me
✏Author : James Loewen
✏Publisher : The New Press
✏Release Date : 2008-04-08
✏Pages : 444
✏ISBN : 9781595586537
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Lies My Teacher Told Me Book Summary : Since its first publication in 1995, Lies My Teacher Told Me has gone on to win an American Book Award, the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist Scholarship, and to sell over half a million copies in its various editions. What started out as a survey of the twelve leading American history textbooks has ended up being what the San Francisco Chronicle calls “an extremely convincing plea for truth in education.” In Lies My Teacher Told Me, James W. Loewen brings history alive in all its complexity and ambiguity. Beginning with pre-Columbian history and ranging over characters and events as diverse as Reconstruction, Helen Keller, the first Thanksgiving, and the Mai Lai massacre, Loewen offers an eye-opening critique of existing textbooks, and a wonderful retelling of American history as it should—and could—be taught to American students. This 10th anniversary edition features a handsome new cover and a new introduction by the author.

📒Lies My Teacher Told Me ✍ VÁRIOS AUTORES

✏Book Title : Lies My Teacher Told Me
✏Author : VÁRIOS AUTORES
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 2015-07-29
✏Pages : 94
✏ISBN : 1515248720
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📒The Truth About Columbus ✍ James W. Loewen

✏Book Title : The Truth about Columbus
✏Author : James W. Loewen
✏Publisher :
✏Release Date : 1992
✏Pages : 38
✏ISBN : 1565840089
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Truth about Columbus Book Summary : An historian sets the record straight on Columbus's "discovery" of the Americas, using art and text to sum up recent revisionist thought and to debunk common myths about the European invader responsible for the deaths of thousands. Original.

📒Lies Across America ✍ James Loewen

✏Book Title : Lies Across America
✏Author : James Loewen
✏Publisher : The New Press
✏Release Date : 2010-09-07
✏Pages : 480
✏ISBN : 9781595586766
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Lies Across America Book Summary : In Lies Across America, James W. Loewen continues his mission, begun in the award-winning Lies My Teacher Told Me, of overturning the myths and misinformation that too often pass for American history. This is a one-of-a-kind examination of sites all over the country where history is literally written on the landscape, including historical markers, monuments, historic houses, forts, and ships. Lies Across America is a realty check for anyone who has ever sought to learn about America through the nation's public sites and markers. Entertaining and enlightening, it is destined to change the way American readers see their country.

📒The Sociology Of Religion ✍ George Lundskow

✏Book Title : The Sociology of Religion
✏Author : George Lundskow
✏Publisher : Pine Forge Press
✏Release Date : 2008-06-10
✏Pages : 445
✏ISBN : 9781412937214
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Sociology of Religion Book Summary : Using a lively narrative, The Sociology of Religion is an insightful text that follows the logic of actual research, first investigating the facts of religion in all its great diversity, including its practices and beliefs, and then analyzing actual examples of religious developments using relevant conceptual frameworks. As a result, students actively engage in the discovery, learning, and analytical processes as they progress through the textùjust as a scholar pursues knowledge in the field and then applies theoretical constructs to interpret findings.This unique text is organized around essential topics and real-life issues and examines religion both as an object of sociological analysis as well as a device for seeking personal meaning in life. While primarily sociological in focus, the text incorporates relevant interdisciplinary scholarshipùthus teaching sociological perspectives on religion while introducing students to relevant research from other fields. Sidebar features and photographs of religious figures bring the text to life for readers.Key Features and Benefits:Uses substantive and truly contemporary real-life religious issues of current interest to engage the reader in a way few other texts doCombines theory with empirical examples drawn from the United States and around the world, emphasizing a critical and analytical perspective that encourages better understanding of the material presentedFeatures discussions of emergent religions, consumerism, and the link between religion, sports, and other forms of popular cultureDraws upon interdisciplinary literature, helping students appreciate the contributions of other disciplines while primarily developing an understanding of the sociology of religion InstructorÆs Resources on CD-ROM· InstructorÆs Resources on CD-ROM contains chapter outlines, summaries, multiple-choice questions, essay questions, and short answer questions as well as illustrations from the book. Contact Customer Care at 1-800-818-SAGE (7243) to request a copy (6:00 a.m.û5:00 p.m., PST).Intended Audience: This core text is designed for upper-level undergraduate students of Sociology of Religion or Religion and Politics.

📒Holistic Pedagogy ✍ Carlo Ricci

✏Book Title : Holistic Pedagogy
✏Author : Carlo Ricci
✏Publisher : Springer
✏Release Date : 2015-03-03
✏Pages : 226
✏ISBN : 9783319149448
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Holistic Pedagogy Book Summary : This book illuminates what must always be at the heart of powerful schooling and authentic learning. Its focus is on free learning, with an emphasis on early East Asian thought as a vehicle through which learning may emerge. The volume describes learning as helping the learner become more conscious, more aware. As such the authors explain how quality learning encompasses all learning that is chosen by the learner. It is non-judgmental and their idea is that if learning is done by choice then direct harm will be mitigated because quality, willed learning is not just about the individual, but includes others — it is community focused as well as self-determined. In the first part of the volume the authors look specifically at how quality willed learning can inform the state and how it can protect the rights of children. The second part looks at what quality willed learning can mean to leaders. In the last part the authors look at what it can mean for teachers and finally what it can mean for the learners themselves.

📒Women Of Vision ✍ Eileen A. Gavin, PhD

✏Book Title : Women of Vision
✏Author : Eileen A. Gavin, PhD
✏Publisher : Springer Publishing Company
✏Release Date : 2007-03-20
✏Pages : 336
✏ISBN : 0826101100
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏Women of Vision Book Summary : From the reviews: "Women of Vision blends biographical narrative with psychological perspectives on human development, resulting in a moving and passionate book that is suitable for both academic and nonacademic readers. It is a useful tool for teaching purposes or for simple, enjoyable, and informative reading." --Psychology of Women Quarterly "...a fascinating look of preservation and perceptiveness that is differentiated from its predecessors in its range of disciplines and emphasis...This new 'life course' approach to understanding female leaders gives valuable insight into the lives of these imminent women, furnishing insights into how the social-economic-political milieu and the attitudes and values of the time played a significant role in the lives of these women but also in all our lives. Women of Vision will serve as a springboard for exploration of how the psychologies of individual human lives affect their life-course and as a galvanizing step for many more future women of vision and leadership....The accounts in the book should be of substantial significance for readers interested in gender issues. However, the book will appeal to an even wider audience. Persons hoping to move in new directions in their own lives (e.g., women looking wistfully at new academic and occupational paths after years in stereotypic niches) can surely also find inspiration in the various accounts."--SirReadaLot.org We all know of women of great vision; women whose efforts and accomplishments have had a major impact on the arts, politics, women's rights, sports, or science. But often we may not understand how they became such powerful agents of change and what sorts of questions we should ask of their pasts to understand how the trajectories of their lives were formed. In this extraordinary textbook, leading experts cast new light on the role of circumstance, accomplishments, and personality in the development of various twentieth-century women of vision. This is a brand new life-course approach to understanding female leaders and gives valuable insight into the lives of such eminent women as Rachel Carson, Evelyn Gentry Hooker, Georgia O'Keeffe, Eleanor Roosevelt, "Babe" Didrikson Zaharias, Ella Fitzgerald, Alice Paul, Lucille Ball, and many others. Study questions and exercises at the end of each chapter further enhance the text. Women of Vision will serve as the springboard for exploration of how the psychologies of individual human lives affect their life-course and a galvanizing step for many more future women of vision and leadership.

📒The Principles Of Economics ✍ Lawrence Boland

✏Book Title : The Principles of Economics
✏Author : Lawrence Boland
✏Publisher : Routledge
✏Release Date : 2005-06-21
✏Pages : 256
✏ISBN : 9781134827374
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏The Principles of Economics Book Summary : This book is about forming effective critiques of neoclassical economics. Its focus is on constructive criticism of the foundations neoclassical theory, beginning with what Alfred Marshall called the `Principles of Economics'. It concludes that there is still much that can be done to make neoclassical economics more realistic.

✏Book Title : What If All the Kids Are White 2nd Ed
✏Author : Louise Derman-Sparks
✏Publisher : Teachers College Press
✏Release Date : 2015-04-18
✏Pages : 225
✏ISBN : 9780807771303
✏Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

✏What If All the Kids Are White 2nd Ed Book Summary : In this updated edition, two distinguished early childhood educators tackle the crucial topic of what White children need and gain from anti-bias and multicultural education. The authors propose seven learning themes to help young White children resist messages of racism and build identity and skills for thriving in a country and world filled with diverse ways of being. This compelling text includes teaching strategies for early childhood settings, activities for families and staff, reflection questions, a record of 20th- and 21st-century White anti-racism activists, and organizational and website resources. Bringing this bestselling guide completely up to date, the authors: Address the current state of racism and anti-racism in the United States, including the election of the first African American president and the rise of hate groups. Review child development research with a particular emphasis on recent observational studies that show how White children enact racial power codes. Discuss implementation of the core learning themes in racially diverse early childhood education settings, state standards for preschools and pre-K classrooms, and NCLB pressures on early childhood teaching. Update all resources and appendices, including reading lists and websites for finding resources and organizations engaged in anti-racism work. Louise Derman-Sparksis a past faculty member at Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena, California and the co-author ofTeaching/Learning Anti-Racism. Louise presents conference keynotes, conducts workshops, and consults throughout the United States and internationally.Patricia G. Ramseyis Professor of Psychology and Education at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts and author ofTeaching and Learning in a Diverse World. Praise for the First Edition— “Derman-Sparks and Ramsey offer an ‘alternative vision’ for white identity that breaks the mold….The current status of our anti-bias work demands we read [this book] and use it well” —From the Foreword byCarol Brunson Day “A dynamic blend of child development theory, social history, and the best pedagogical practice from two distinguished social justice educators—every teacher of young children should read it!” —Beverly Daniel Tatum, President, Spelman College “An accessible, practical, and essential tool for every teacher of young white children. I especially appreciated the concrete suggestions and abundance of resources from two of early childhood education’s most experienced teachers.” —Paul Kivel, educator and author ofUprooting RacismandI Can Make My World a Safer Place “By starting with a strong sense of identity that is not race-based, children can move forward to cultivate an anti-racist culture. This book offers caregivers excellent frameworks and tools to make this happen.” —TC Record