Re: Book List

Romey Pittman (dodon@erols.com)
Mon, 04 Aug 1997 23:27:14 -0700

Dale
I love your idea of assembling such a list. I would include Ivan
Illich's Deschooling Society, Alfie Kohn's Punished by Rewards, and
Douglas Rushkoff's Playing the Future.
I'd love to see the final list after you've got everyone's input.
Always looking for more stuff to read.
Good Luck
Romey
Dale R. Reed wrote:
>
> I think I will attach a reading list to my School Board Candidacy
> handout this year. So I have started the list. Do any of you have
> suggestions for other books? Books that might change peoples minds
> about important things. Thanks, Dale
>
> ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION AND HOMESCHOOLING/UNSCHOOLING READING LIST
>
> "Separating School and State, How to Liberate America's Families,"
> Sheldon Richman, 1994.
>
> 'The Myth of the A.D.D. Child, 50 ways to Improve Your Child's Behavior
> and Attention Span Without Drugs, Labels, or Coercion," Thomas
> Armstrong, Ph.D., 1995.
>
> "School's Out, A Radical New Formula for the Revitalization of America's
> Education System," Lewis J. Perelman, 1992.
>
> "Dumbing Us Down, The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling," John
> Taylor Gatto, 1992.
>
> "The Teenage Liberation Handbook, how to quit school and get a real life
> and education," Grace Llewellyn, 1991.
>
> "Real Lives, eleven teenagers who don't go to school," Grace Llewellyn,
> 1993.
>
> "Freedom Challenge, African American homeschoolers," Grace Llewellyn,
> 1996.
>
> "Short Route to Chaos, Conscience, Community, and the Re-Constitution of
> American Schooling," Stephen Arons, 1997.
>
> "Free at Last, The Sudbury Valley School," Daniel Greenberg, 1995.
>
> "The Connected Family, bridging the digital generation gap," Seymour
> Papert, 1996.
>
> "The Art of Education," Linda Dobson, 1997.
>
> Saxon Book Company, 1320 West Lindsey, Norman Oklahoma 73069.
>
> "Freedom and Beyond," John Holt, 1995.
>
> "A Sense of Self, Listening to Homeschooled Adolescent Girls," Susannah
> Sheffer, 1995.
>
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