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ERIC Number: ED066546
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 268
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Young Lives at Stake: the Education of Adolescents.
James, Charity
Part one of this book, Introductory, discusses such topics as the needs of the adult world to develop talent, an inclusive culture, and a participant democracy; the economic function of education; and, the disfunctional nature of the typical secondary school day. Part two, A New Style of Secondary School, includes four chapters: (1) Everybody can Grow, which discusses the role of the teacher in educational change; (2) Collaborative Learning, which discusses new teaching methods and different ways of arranging classrooms; (3) Rationale of Curriculum; and, (4) Enquiry, Making, and Dialogue, which discusses three enterprises in which students can learn actively and participatively. Part three, Idea In Action: The Collaborative School, is a comprehensive design for an experimental secondary school, and includes four chapters: (1) The Organization of the Curriculum; (2) Diversity without Divisiveness; (3) Evaluation, Appraisal and Counselling; and, (4) Changing Roles in a Changing Situation. (JM)
Agathon Press, Inc., 150 Fifth Avenue, New York, N. Y. 10011 ($6.95)
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)