Chalkbored is a must-read for every student, parent, and educator. It …

  • provides an entertaining and hard-hitting critique of modern education.
  • examines basic pedagogical principles and describes the challenges facing every person in school – from students to administrators.
  • is a unique book that will appeal to casual readers and academics alike.
  • incorporates data from 280 sources, including the most important educational research from the last century.
  • maintains its compelling focus, edge, and sense of humor throughout.
  • ends with a vital message: we must all take responsibility for change.
Each chapter contains important information that is relevant to all readers:

Chapter One

introduces basic issues and investigates public perception - what people say about their experience in school.

Two & Three

explain the "fundamental flaws" - the inherent problems in education that must be overcome if any plan for school reform is to succeed.

Four & Five

explore how technology can provide practical solutions. These chapters also examine how financial barriers can be overcome and introduce creative new ideas.

Six & Seven

take a broad view of historical milestones and a candid look at failed reforms of the past, emphasizing that together we can significantly improve education in the near future.

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