Square Peg

Square Peg

My Story and What It Means for Raising Innovators, Visionaries, and Out-of-the-box Thinkers

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In the seventh grade, Todd Rose was suspended--not for the first time--for throwing stink bombs at the blackboard. At eighteen, he was a high school dropout, stocking shelves at a department store. Today, Rose is a faculty member at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. His book illuminates the struggles of millions of bright young children--and their frustrated parents and teachers--who are stuck in a one-size-fits-all school system that fails to approach the student as an individual. Rose shares his own journey from troubled childhood to Harvard, integrating cutting-edge research in neuroscience and psychology along with advances in the field of education, to ultimately provide a roadmap for parents and teachers of kids who are the casualties of America's school system.--From publisher description.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781401324278
1401324274
Branch Call Number: Education 371.9 ROS
Additional Contributors: Ellison, Katherine

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