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Troublemakers : lessons in freedom from young children at school, Carla Shalaby ; [with a foreword by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot]

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Troublemakers : lessons in freedom from young children at school
Title
Troublemakers
Title remainder
lessons in freedom from young children at school
Statement of responsibility
Carla Shalaby ; [with a foreword by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot]
Title variation
Trouble makers
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"In this dazzling debut, Carla Shalaby, a former elementary school teacher, explores the everyday lives of four young "troublemakers," challenging the ways we identify and understand so-called problem children. Time and again, we make seemingly endless efforts to moderate, punish, and even medicate our children, when we should instead be concerned with transforming the very nature of our institutions, systems, and structures, large and small. Through delicately crafted portraits of these memorable children--Zora, Lucas, Sean, and Marcus--Troublemakers allows us to see school through the eyes of those who know firsthand what it means to be labeled a problem. From Zora's proud individuality to Marcus's open willfulness, from Sean's struggle with authority to Lucas's tenacious imagination, comes profound insight--for educators and parents alike--into how schools engender, exclude, and then try to erase trouble, right along with the young people accused of making it. And although the harsh disciplining of adolescent behavior has been called out as part of a school-to-prison pipeline, the children we meet in these pages demonstrate how a child's path to excessive punishment and exclusion in fact begins at a much younger age. Shalaby's empathetic, discerning, and elegant prose gives us a deeply textured look at what noncompliance signals about the environments we require students to adapt to in our schools. Both urgent and timely, this paradigm-shifting book challenges our typical expectations for young children and with principled affection reveals how these demands--despite good intentions--work to undermine the pursuit of a free and just society"--
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Shalaby, Carla
Dewey number
371.93
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
LC4802
LC item number
.S428 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lawrence-Lightfoot, Sara
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Problem children
  • Behavior disorders in children
  • Problem children
  • Classroom management
  • Inclusive education
  • School discipline
Label
Troublemakers : lessons in freedom from young children at school, Carla Shalaby ; [with a foreword by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot]
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Publication
Copyright
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Includes bibliographical references
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xl, 196 pages
Isbn
9781620972366
Lccn
2016048199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)972533908
  • 730288
  • (OCoLC)ocn972533908
  • 730288
Label
Troublemakers : lessons in freedom from young children at school, Carla Shalaby ; [with a foreword by Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot]
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
xl, 196 pages
Isbn
9781620972366
Lccn
2016048199
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)972533908
  • 730288
  • (OCoLC)ocn972533908
  • 730288

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