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When the Light Goes On The Life-Changing Wonder of Learning in an Age of Metrics, Screens, and Diminished Human Connection

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ISBN-10: 0807008532

ISBN-13: 9780807008539

Edition: N/A

Authors: Mike Rose

List price: $36.95
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The final work from one of the most beloved voices in American education explores stories and lessons of transformative experiences in education For more than a generation, American education has been structured as though it was built of and for concepts, not people. It has transformed it into a vast assessment, scoring, and ranking enterprise; a sales platform for high-tech entrepreneurs; and a fiercely competitive arena of advantage and status that grinds the poor and propels the middle class into debt. In When the Light Goes On, educator Mike Rose features the stories of people of all ages and backgrounds to illuminate how education has added meaning to their lives. The inspiring…    
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Publisher: Beacon Press
Publication date: 2/28/2023
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.34" wide x 9.21" long x 1.06" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Mike Rose is a professor in the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies. He has taught in a wide range of educational settings, from elementary school to adult literacy and job training programs. He is a member of the National Academy of Education and the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Grawemeyer Award in Education, and awards from the Spencer Foundation, the National Council of Teachers of English, the Modern Language Association, and the American Educational Research Association. He also received the Commonwealth Club of California's Award for Literary Excellence in Nonfiction. His books include Lives on the Boundary: The Struggles and Achievements of…