Awakening Young Minds: Perspectives on Education

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9781883536053: Awakening Young Minds: Perspectives on Education

"This book should be required reading for all who care deeply about the education of our children... It will ask all readers to consider again their beliefs about schools and schooling, what it means, or should mean, to be a teacher or student, and most critically of all, about the fundamental nature of teaching and learning. As we stand poised at the threshold of a new century, this volume will be important for all who believe that 'business as usual' will not work in the schools of the next century." --Carol N. Dixon, Ph.D., Senior Lecturer and Assistant Dean, Graduate School of Education, UCSB

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Denise Nessel is an associate of the National Urban Alliance for Effective Education (NUA), where she focuses on teaching reading and writing as thinking processes in grades K-12. She has worked as a secondary English teacher, elementary reading specialist, reading clinician, university professor, district-level curriculum supervisor, co-director of a statewide staff development project, curriculum manager at educational software companies, and consultant to schools around the country and abroad. Nessel has conducted numerous workshops and demonstration lessons for teachers and administrators and has served as a consultant and writer for educational publishers and multimedia firms. She has written several books and classroom resources for teachers and a number of articles for professional journals.

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"Awakening Young Minds is really about awakening the minds of any of us interested in reforming education." -- W. Dorsey Hammond, Professor, School of Education and Human Services, Oakland University (Michigan)

"Both educators and non-educators will find these readings most interesting and thought-provoking." -- Judith N. Thelen, Ph.D., Professor, Frostburg State University (Maryland) and past president of the International Reading Association

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Published by Malor Books (1997)
ISBN 10: 1883536057 ISBN 13: 9781883536053
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