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NEVER SMILE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, A Letter to Students of All Ages (signed)

By: Raycroft, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Legas: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Raycroft, on title page

Seller ID: 008338

ISBN: 0 921252 89 7

Condition: Fine


a memoir of the author's twenty-six years spent teaching high school in Ontario, written as a letter to former students, and unflinchingly critical of a system which sucked the best out of the fodder forced into its ravenous maw, and at the other end churned out homogenised husks; "If you have ever wondered about the process of marking and grading, or had doubts about the value of humiliation as an incentive to learn, or if you believe that the same rules of ethics and the same means of earning respect should apply to both student and teacher, then this book will interest you."; 303 pg... View more info

NEVER SMILE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, A Letter to Students of All Ages (signed)

By: Raycroft, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Legas: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Raycroft, on title page

Seller ID: 012458

ISBN: 0 921252 89 7

Condition: Fine


A memoir of the author's twenty-six years spent teaching high school in Ontario, written as a letter to former students, and unflinchingly critical of a system which he saw as sucking the best out of the fodder forced into its ravenous maw, and at the other end churning out homogenised husks. "If you have ever wondered about the process of marking and grading, or had doubts about the value of humiliation as an incentive to learn, or if you believe that the same rules of ethics and the same means of earning respect should apply to both student and teacher, then this book will interest you.&... View more info