Updated September 18th, 2020   2020年9月18日更新

The theme here is writing, teaching and the teaching of writing.

  1. Escalante: The Best Teacher in America (An Owl Book) Paperback – August 1, 1989. The true story of a remarkable math teacher, Bolivian-born Jaime Escalante, and the basis for the 1988 movie “Stand and Deliver“.
  2. Real Education: Four Simple Truths for Bringing America’s Schools Back to Reality
  3. Education: Free & Compulsory. By Murray Rothbard. From the Mises website:

    “What is it about today’s school system that so many find unsatisfactory? Why have generations of reformers failed to improve the educational system, and, indeed, caused it to degenerate further and further into an ever declining level of mediocrity? In this radical and scholarly monograph, out of print for two decades and restored according to the author’s original, Murray N. Rothbard identifies the crucial feature of our educational system that dooms it to fail: at every level, from financing to attendance, the system relies on compulsion instead of voluntary consent. Certain consequences follow…”

  4. Write to be Read Student’s Book: Reading, Reflection, and Writing (Cambridge Academic …Smalzer, William R.
  5. The End of Education: Redefining the Value of School (paperback, 1996) by Neil Postman.
  6. Teacher in America – Jacques Barzun. Paperback – April 1, 1981

Teacher in America – Jacques Barzun. Paperback – April 1, 1981

Jane Austen and Her Art (Oxford Paperbacks) Paperback – December 1, 1963

Ambrose Bierce’s Write It Right: The Celebrated Cynic’s Language Peeves Deciphered, Appraised, and Annotated for 21st Century Readers Hardcover – November 10, 2009

The Culture We Deserve Paperback – May 1, 1989

The Super School of the 21st Century Paperback – December 1, 1996. By James Asher, the originator of the TPR method.

Montessori, Dewey, and Capitalism: Educational Theory for a Free Market in Education Paperback – February 1, 2008

Real Lives: Eleven Teenagers Who Don’t Go to School Tell Their Own Stories Paperback – July 31, 2005

Making the Writing And Research Connection With the I-Search Process (How to Do It Manuals for Librarians) Paperback – June 1, 2006

Being a Writer: A Community of Writers Revisited Paperback – August 19, 2002

Fred Jones Tools for Teaching: Discipline-Instruction-Motivation Paperback – January 1, 2007

The Future Of Learning The Michel Thomas Method: Freeing Minds One Person At A Time Paperback – July 4, 2008 . Michel Thomas was the hugely successful inventor of a novel and lucrative method for teaching languages. He had an office in Hollywood and taught many famous movie stars, including Woody Allen and Emma Thompson

Michel Thomas: The Learning Revolution Hardcover – May 30, 2008

  1. File 2016-01-29 18 12 18「The University Outside State Control」 を ¥2,999 で出品しまし。た日本より発送。丁寧に保管されたから、きれいな状態です。書きこみ,切りぬきはありません。使用感があり。この本はアマゾンのカタログに載ってないので、買えい方はコメントを残してください。A rare book by a British academic: it questions the relationship between university and state and suggests universities would serve their public better if they were not subject to so much interference by government. This privately published book is not catalogued on Amazon.