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Learning Outside the Lines Two Ivy League Students with Learning Disabilities and Adhd Give You the Tools F

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ISBN-10: 068486598X

ISBN-13: 9780684865980

Edition: 2000

Authors: Jonathan Mooney, Edward M. Hallowell, Dave Cole

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Learning with YOURpurpose in mind -- not your parents', not your teacher's, not your school's Every day, your school, your teachers, and even your peers draw lines to measure and standardize intelligence. They decide what criteria make one person smart and another person stupid. They decide who will succeed and who will just get by. Perhaps you find yourself outside the norm, because you learn differently -- but, unlike your classmates, you have no system in place that consistently supports your ability and desire to learn. Simply put, you are considered lazy and stupid. You are expected to fail. Learning Outside the Linesis written by two such "academic failures" -- that is, two…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 9/5/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Jonathan Mooney graduated from Brown University with an honors degree in English. A recipient of the Truman Fellowship for graduate study in creative writing and disability studies, he is also the co-author of Learning Outside the Lines.

Dave, a former member of the United States Air Force, began his writing career doing historical articles for regional magazines before moving to Science fiction. As a science fiction writer he finds inspiration in the writing of golden age authors such as Isaac Asimov, James Blish, Arthur C. Clarke, and Ray Bradbury. Dave lives with Kimberly, his wife of twenty seven years, in middle Tennessee.

Foreword
A Naked Introduction
Deviant Minds
Jonathan
David
Institutionalized
Schooled
Taking Notes Further
Dominate Discussion
Less Reading, More A's
Writing, Writing, Writing
Cram Like a Pro
Beating the Exam Game
Beyond Beating the System
Living a Life Less Ordinary
Epilogue: Project Eye-to-Eye
Bibliography
Index