Overschooled but undereducated : how the crisis in education is jeopardizing our adolescents

Abbott, John

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  • Creator John Abbott with Heather MacTaggart
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication London ; New York : Continuum, 2010.
  • Physical Details
    • xxiv, 310 pages ; 21 cm
  • ISBNs 9781855396234, 1855396238
  • OCLC ocn309836106


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • A fable: the whole story in fewer than 2,500 words -- Wonder of learning -- Human nature: a brain for all times -- Nurture and culture -- Hands-on apprentices to hands-off pupils -- Lest we fail to learn from our mistakes -- Adolescents left out -- What kind of education for what kind of world? -- Knowing what we know; what's to be done? -- Appendix A: the 21st century learning initiative -- Appendix B: Synthesis -- Appendix C: Prophets of a future not our own
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