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Closer Readings of the Common Core

Patrick Shannon

Pub Date: 8/29/2013
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 12th

“We open up the Common Core State Standards process and product, revealing that both are constructions—partial and value laden. With this understanding, we hope readers will step forward to take active roles in the discussion of why CCSS as well as how CCSS.” —Patrick Shannon Common Core is on everyone’s lips. We all want answers... more

Closer Readings of the Common Core (eBook)

Patrick Shannon

Pub Date: 8/29/2013
Product Type: eBook
Grade: K - 12th

“We open up the Common Core State Standards process and product, revealing that both are constructions—partial and value laden. With this understanding, we hope readers will step forward to take active roles in the discussion of why CCSS as well as how CCSS.” —Patrick Shannon Common Core is on everyone’s lips. We all want answers... more

Closer Readings of the Common Core (Print eBook Bundle)

Patrick Shannon

Pub Date: 8/29/2013
Product Type: Print + eBook
Grade: K - 12th

“We open up the Common Core State Standards process and product, revealing that both are constructions—partial and value laden. With this understanding, we hope readers will step forward to take active roles in the discussion of why CCSS as well as how CCSS.” —Patrick Shannon Common Core is on everyone’s lips. We all want answers... more

Reading Against Democracy

Patrick Shannon

Pub Date: 2/13/2007
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 12th

Thoughtful teachers, chafing at restrictions and mandates, are asking themselves, “How did it come to this?”  Patrick Shannon's book provides fascinating, thoroughly-researched answers, with an empowering perspective and a hopeful path out of this current nonsense. —Randy and Katherine Bomer Authors of For... more

Education, Inc.

Alfie Kohn , Patrick Shannon

Pub Date: 9/10/2002
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 12th

While educators want their students to grow into thoughtful and curious people, the overriding objective of corporations is to maximize their own profits. From that fact alone we can predict what is likely to happen to the nature and purposes of our schools when business becomes involved in the education of our children. This unique... more

Becoming Political, Too

Patrick Shannon

Pub Date: 9/19/2001
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 8th

The current climate of high-stakes testing and scripted curricula makes Pat Shannon’s premise more timely than ever. The essays included here provide strong measures of theory, strategy, and hope for all of us who struggle to support literacies that liberate rather than limit.—Gloria Pipkin, Coauthor of At the Schoolhouse... more

iSHOP You Shop

Patrick Shannon

Pub Date: 1/9/2001 1
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 8th

CLICK, I just bought a CD-ROM to train my ear to isolate vowel sounds. CLICK, last year's version of the state reading exam will appear at your classroom door before ten o'clock tomorrow morning. CLICK, the teacher down the hall just solved his problem with that vapid hall display for his tree unit. Shopping has become... more

text, lies, & videotape

Patrick Shannon

Pub Date: 8/21/1995
Product Type: Paperback
Grade: K - 12th

Professor Shannon's book is a call to action for parents and educators who wish to make a difference in American education. He readily dismisses cultural and psychological literacy in favor of a naturalistic, critical perspective that embraces personal and multicultural differences. . . .Shannon demands that schools promote civic... more