ERIC Number: EJ543444
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Eyeless in Gaza, Part I.
Gatto, John Taylor
SKOLE: The Journal of Alternative Education, v14 n1 p21-34 Win 1997
Suggests that school books present a hidden curriculum that restricts the thinking and learning of students, that the high rate of U.S. illiteracy can be attributed to the method by which reading has been taught since World War II, and that encouraging students to read "real" books will ultimately improve the quality of education. (LP)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Note: In: "Eyeless in Gaza" (Chapter 14, forthcoming).