|Product Name||Lives on the Boundary: A Moving Account of the Struggles and Achievements of America's Educationally Un derprepared|
|Category||Book / Magazine / Publication|
|Short Description||Height:1.6 inches / Length:8.2 inches / Weight:1.54 pounds / Width:5.5 inches|
|Amazon.com||Buy on Amazon ~ 0143035460|
|Price New||5.84 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Price Used||0.01 US Dollars (curriencies)|
|Width||0.53 inches (convert)|
|Height||7.74 inches (convert)|
|Length||5.09 inches (convert)|
|Weight||7.04 ounces (convert)|
|Long Description||Remedial, illiterate, intellectually deficient—these are the stigmas that define America’s educationally underprepared. Having grown up poor and been labeled this way, nationally acclaimed educator and author Mike Rose takes us into classrooms and communities to reveal what really lies behind the labels and test scores. With rich detail, Rose demonstrates innovative methods to initiate “problem” students into the world of language, literature, and written expression. This book challenges educators, policymakers, and parents to re-examine their assumptions about the capacities of a wide range of students. Already a classic, Lives on the Boundary offers a truly democratic vision, one that should be heeded by anyone concerned with America’s future.|
|Similar Items||9780143035572: The Mind At Work: Valuing The Intelligence Of The American Worker|
9780140274639: Point Last Seen: A Woman Tracker's Story Of Domestic Violence And Personal Triumph
9780140236170: Possible Lives: The Promise Of Public Education In America
9780140112177: The Closing Of The American Mind: How Higher Education Has Failed Democracy And Impoverished The Souls Of Today's Students
9780140061802: The Shallows: What The Internet Is Doing To Our Brains
9780136444763: The Shallows: What The Internet Is Doing To Our Brains
9780132666022: The Shallows: What The Internet Is Doing To Our Brains
9780060904197: The Shallows: What The Internet Is Doing To Our Brains
9780030892349: A Rhetoric For Writing Teachers
9780030207518: Plural I: Teaching Of Writing
View 59 more similar items
|Search Google||by EAN or by Title|
Article of interest
You may have noticed that we were off line for a while here and there over the past couple days.
We had planned one short outage and posted information about it in advance. But after installing the new RAID system we still had to move all of the data off of the old system over to the new system.
Each time we got data off of one of the hard drives, we had to shut down the system for a short time to physically remove the old drive. We had to do this several times because we had several old drives on the old RAID system and they could only be moved one at a time.
We tried to keep the down time to a minimum but it still took a little longer than expected after the last drive was removed and swapped out. There were a couple unexpted issues relating to that last hard drive.
Fortunately, now with the new RAID in place, we can HOT SWAP drives. This means that when we change out the hard drives we don't have to turn the power off.
We still have a couple internal hard drives that do require a power off if we need to spaw them but it is unlikely we will need to do that unless one dies. The old drives didn't die, we just needed to expand the drive space with larger hard drives so we went to the hot swap system to plan for the future.