Doing School How We Are Creating a Generation of Stressed Out, Materialistic, and Miseducated Students
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Description: This is a view of today's high-school students and the ways they pursue high grades and success. Denise Pope follows five motivated students through a school year, closely shadowing them and engaging them in reflections on their school experiences.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 1/11/2003
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Denise Pope is a lecturer at the Stanford University School of Education.
|Welcome to Faircrest High|
|Kevin Romoni: A 3.8 Kind of Guy|
|Pleasing Dad: The "Good" Student|
|Getting Furious: The Competitor|
|Motivated By Passion: The Engaged Learner|
|Eve Lin: Life as a High School Machine|
|"Going for the Maximum"|
|Survival of the Fittest|
|Enjoying the Process|
|Teresa Gomez: "I Want a Future"|
|Dancing as Engagement|
|"Wanting More": The Search for Engagement|
|Michelle Spence: Keeping Curiosity Alive?|
|An Alternate Course|
|Learning by Doing What You Love|
|Roberto Morales: When Values Stand in the Way|
|Playing by the Rules|
|The Predicament of "Doing School"|
|The Grade Trap|
|Constraints of the School System|
|We Get What We Bargain For|
|"If Only Things Could Be Different"|
|General Information about the Students in the Study|
|Common Student Behavior Exhibited in Pursuit of Success|