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Product Description: In this book Shannon’s major premise remains the same as his 1998 Reading Poverty: Poverty has everything to do with American public schooling–how it is theorized, how it is organized, and how it runs. Competing ideological representations of poverty underlie school assumptions about intelligence, character, textbook content, lesson formats, national standards, standardized achievement tests, and business/school partnerships and frame our considerations of each...read more

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9780415722728 | Routledge, March 21, 2014, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: In this book Shannon’s major premise remains the same as his 1998 Reading Poverty: Poverty has everything to do with American public schooling–how it is theorized, how it is organized, and how it runs.

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9780415722735 | Routledge, March 17, 2014, cover price $42.95 | About this edition: In this book Shannon’s major premise remains the same as his 1998 Reading Poverty: Poverty has everything to do with American public schooling–how it is theorized, how it is organized, and how it runs.

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Product Description: "We open up the Common Core State Standards process and product, revealing that both are constructions-partial and value laden. With this understanding, we hope readers will step forward to take active roles in the discussion of why CCSS as well as how CCSS...read more
By Patrick Shannon (editor)

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9780325048765 | 1 edition (Heinemann, August 29, 2013), cover price $23.75 | About this edition: "We open up the Common Core State Standards process and product, revealing that both are constructions-partial and value laden.

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Product Description: ''Reading Wide Awake should be required reading for all educators working to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the greatest opportunity for promoting a real thinking curriculum that I have seen in my 30 years as an educator...read more

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9780807752425 | Teachers College Pr, July 22, 2011, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: ''Reading Wide Awake should be required reading for all educators working to implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), the greatest opportunity for promoting a real thinking curriculum that I have seen in my 30 years as an educator.

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Product Description: Petroleum Geology of Ireland provides a comprehensive review of the petroleum geology of Ireland and its very extensive continental shelf. The authors chart the fifty-year history of petroleum exploration in Ireland, from early drilling onshore to the present frontier exploration in the deep water Atlantic basins...read more

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9781906716134 | Dunedin Academic Pr Ltd, January 1, 2011, cover price $164.00 | About this edition: Petroleum Geology of Ireland provides a comprehensive review of the petroleum geology of Ireland and its very extensive continental shelf.

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Product Description: Recipient of a "Moms' Choice" Silver Award"Viva Cisco" is a trilogy of funny stories for kids at the Age 10-13 reading level. All three tales unfold in a land called Topopootl, which lies in a hidden valley deep in the heart of Mexico...read more

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9781432730376 | Outskirts Pr, April 30, 2009, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Recipient of a "Moms' Choice" Silver Award"Viva Cisco" is a trilogy of funny stories for kids at the Age 10-13 reading level.

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Product Description: Thoughtful teachers, chafing at restrictions and mandates, are asking themselves, “How did it come to this?”  Patrick Shannon's book provides fascinating, thoroughly-researched answers, with an empowering perspective and a hopeful path out of this current nonsense...read more

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9780325009766 | Heinemann, February 13, 2007, cover price $36.88 | About this edition: Thoughtful teachers, chafing at restrictions and mandates, are asking themselves, “How did it come to this?

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Product Description: Because policy must be considered to promote change of any sort in reading education, this collection aims to help reading educators, reading researchers, and administrators become knowledgeable about policies and policymaking, and ultimately, choose a course of action based on this new knowledge...read more
By Jacqueline Edmondson (editor) and Patrick Shannon (editor)

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9780872075689 | Intl Reading Assn, January 17, 2005, cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Because policy must be considered to promote change of any sort in reading education, this collection aims to help reading educators, reading researchers, and administrators become knowledgeable about policies and policymaking, and ultimately, choose a course of action based on this new knowledge.

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Product Description: A stealth campaign to privatize American education, George Bush’s "No Child Left Behind" (NCLB) threatens to close more than 6,000 public schools, pushing dedicated teachers and disadvantaged children out of our neighborhood schools...read more

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9781571431028 | Rdr Books, June 15, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: A stealth campaign to privatize American education, George Bush’s "No Child Left Behind" (NCLB) threatens to close more than 6,000 public schools, pushing dedicated teachers and disadvantaged children out of our neighborhood schools.

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Product Description: "Unless, like Rip Van Winkle, you have been asleep for the last decade, you are aware that literacy education is political." So wrote Patrick Shannon more than a decade ago in the introduction of Becoming Political. At that time, Shannon was worried about teachers' political naivete...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Patrick Shannon (editor)

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9780325003382 | Heinemann, September 19, 2001, cover price $55.63 | About this edition: "Unless, like Rip Van Winkle, you have been asleep for the last decade, you are aware that literacy education is political.

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Product Description: Fragile Evidence--a critique of reading assessment informed by newly emerging conceptualizations of validity and reliability--brings psychometric theory, reading theory, and social critique to bear on reading assessment. Taking its lead from contemporary psychological theory and other fields which ponder the role of evidence and argumentation in making claims about social issues, this text examines the historical and contemporary ways in which such claims have been made for reading assessment...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780805825305 | Routledge, February 1, 1998, cover price $33.95 | About this edition: Fragile Evidence--a critique of reading assessment informed by newly emerging conceptualizations of validity and reliability--brings psychometric theory, reading theory, and social critique to bear on reading assessment.

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Product Description: First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
By Henry A. Giroux (editor) and Patrick Shannon (editor)

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9780415919142 | Routledge, October 1, 1997, cover price $55.95 | About this edition: First Published in 1998.

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Product Description: First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Henry A. Giroux (editor) and Patrick Shannon (editor)

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9780415919135 | Routledge, September 1, 1997, cover price $170.00 | About this edition: First Published in 1998.

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Product Description: What can dropping a ping-pong ball down a pant leg tell us about the social class and ethnic tracking in public schools? How can a cab ride during a blizzard in New York City project another rationale for schooling? When do children's questions about flying whales on videotape suggest new ways to teach literacy? Using stories from his everyday life, Patrick Shannon student, teacher, and parent--challenges traditional thinking about learning, literacy, and life...read more

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9780435081201 | Heinemann, August 21, 1995, cover price $25.63 | About this edition: What can dropping a ping-pong ball down a pant leg tell us about the social class and ethnic tracking in public schools?

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Product Description: Book by Shannon, Patrick

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9781878450609 | Richard C Owen Pub, May 1, 1994, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Book by Shannon, Patrick

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Product Description: In "The Struggle to Continue" Patrick Shannon describes the underlying philosophies and practices of alternative literacy programs...child centered teaching and critical literacy...in American schools today. Starting with a Quincy, Massachusetts, classroom in the 1880s and moving through this century with examples from other classrooms and other places, he examines teachers' ideas and practices in an historical context, a point of view that demonstrates that advocates of alternative literacy teaching need not reinvent the theory and inspiration for their struggle...read more

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9780435085346 | Heinemann, September 13, 1990, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In "The Struggle to Continue" Patrick Shannon describes the underlying philosophies and practices of alternative literacy programs.

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Product Description: The book has more fire--more `call to arms' gusto--than anything I've read on reading education. Richard Abrahamson, University of Houston Broken Promises is an important and powerful book precisely because it provides the opportunity for us all to experience the kinds of insights and construct the kinds of understandings that we need to grow professionally and to be a profession...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780897891615 | Bergin & Garvey, January 1, 1989, cover price $102.95 | About this edition: Shannon argues that a combination of psychology, science, and capitalism has transformed reading from a means of personal and social empowerment into an ability to perform well on tests and has transformed learning from a human transaction between teacher and student into an exchange between things--commercially packaged reading materials--and students.

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9780897891608 | Praeger Pub Text, December 1, 1989, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The book has more fire--more `call to arms' gusto--than anything I've read on reading education.

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