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Out of Our Minds : Turning the Tide of Anti-Intellectualism in American Schools
by Craig B. Howley and Aimee Howley and Edwina D. Pendarvis


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This second edition of the often-cited book on anti-intellectualism, Out of Our Minds , focuses on U.S. schools' failure to care for the intellects and talents of all children, gifted children in particular. The revision comprises 10 chapters: (1) what is intellect and why is it important?; (2) the failure to cultivate intellect in American schooling; (3) intellectualism and anti-intellectualism among teachers; (4) families and credentialism; (5) the anti-intellectual university: (6) the anti-intellectual media: (7) anti-intellectual programming for the gifted; (8) ethics, justice, equality, and intellect; (9) where might an intellectual education reside?; and (10) what might an intellectual education look like?  Read more...


 
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Overview

This second edition of the often-cited book on anti-intellectualism, Out of Our Minds, focuses on U.S. schools' failure to care for the intellects and talents of all children, gifted children in particular. The revision comprises 10 chapters: (1) what is intellect and why is it important?; (2) the failure to cultivate intellect in American schooling; (3) intellectualism and anti-intellectualism among teachers; (4) families and credentialism; (5) the anti-intellectual university: (6) the anti-intellectual media: (7) anti-intellectual programming for the gifted; (8) ethics, justice, equality, and intellect; (9) where might an intellectual education reside?; and (10) what might an intellectual education look like? The authors provocatively examine issues of poverty, racism, and sexism and look at new information on the roles of higher education, media and technology, privatization, families, and the global economy as they pertain to the education of students in American schools.


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781618216007
  • ISBN-10: 1618216007
  • Publisher: Prufrock Press
  • Publish Date: February 2017
  • Page Count: 350
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 5.9 x 0.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds


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