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Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know

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  • Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know (Turtleback Books) – Hardcover (1988)
    by E D Hirsch, Jr.

    Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know

    Hardcover, Turtleback Books
    1988
    English
    Turtleback School & Library ed.
    251 pages

    ISBN: 0606012842
    ISBN-13: 9780606012843

    The author argues that children in the United States are being deprived of the basic knowledge that would enable them to function in contemporary society. They lack cultural literacy--a grasp of background information that writers and speakers assume their audience already has.

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by Butterfryby on Sep 17, 2008

If you are new to the theories of education, this is a must read. It gives you painful insight into how anyone with a PhD can mutate the expectations of the educational system to make money. While it may be the epitomy of standardization lists, the fundamental ideas in this book are not applicable in ... More

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