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Mind at Work free pdf Featuring a new preface for the 10th anniversary As did the national bestseller "Nickel and Dimed," Mike Rose s revelatory book demolishes the long-held notion that people who work with their hands make up a less intelligent class. He shows us waitresses making lightning-fast calculations, carpenters handling complex spatial mathematics, and hairdressers, plumbers, and electricians with their aesthetic and diagnostic acumen. Rose, an educator who is himself the son of a waitress, explores the intellectual repertory of everyday workers and the terrible social cost of undervaluing the work they do. Deftly combining research, interviews, and personal history, this is one of those rare books that has the capacity both to shape public policy and to illuminate general readers."

About Rose Mike

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 America s Educationally Underprepared," "Possible Lives: The Promise of Public Education in America," "The Mind at Work: Valuing the Intelligence of the American Worker," "Why School?: Reclaiming Education for All of Us," and "Back to School: Why Everyone Deserves a Second Chance at Education.""

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Author : Rose Mike
Publisher : Penguin USA
Data Published :
ISBN : 0143035576
EAN : 9780143035572
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 249 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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