Books by Theodore R. Sizer

THE STUDENTS ARE WATCHING by Theodore R. Sizer
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Released: Aug. 16, 1999

"When words mean too much, they ultimately mean too little."
A passionate argument that moral education should be seen as an intrinsic part of high school life suffers from the very abstraction the authors seek to avoid. Read full book review >
HORACE'S HOPE by Theodore R. Sizer
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Released: Sept. 10, 1996

"Disarming in the defense of a new schoolroom for the 21st century, Sizer himself illustrates education at its best, setting up arguments, marshalling evidence, and reaching a convincing conclusion. (Author tour)"
 The third in a series about changing America's schools, from the noted educator who launched a successful if snail's-pace revolution that both demands more and elicits more from adolescent students. Read full book review >
HORACE'S SCHOOL by Theodore R. Sizer
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Released: Jan. 1, 1992

"A guide, not a blueprint, this is must reading for those who want to be reminded what education should be about."
 A portrait of what an ideal American high school might be like, as envisioned by respected educator Sizer (Education/Brown Univ.). Read full book review >