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ERIC Number: ED402273
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: 59
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Breaking the Mold. An "Education Week" Occasional Series.
Education Week, Mar 1994-Jul 1995
Eight articles, published in various issues of "Education Week" starting in March 1994 and ending July 1995, track the work of eight educational reform design teams: (1) "Back to the Future" (Lynn Olson)--the virtues and values of the past in a modern context; (2) "A Welcome Change" (Ann Bradley)--instruction school management, and social services for students and their families at two South Central Los Angeles (California) schools; (3) "Adventures in Learning" (Joanna Richardson)--expeditionary learning builds on the principles of Outward Bound to teach about teamwork, leadership, and perseverance; (4) "The Outsider" (Mark Pitsch)--ways to categorize subject-area knowledge; (5) "Beyond Model Schools" (Lynn Olson)--a school system built around high standards that children can easily understand; (6) "A Community of Learners" (Meg Sommerfeld) students accumulate certificates of skills, either in traditional ways like tests or through local volunteer service; (7) "Connecting Technology" (Robert C. Johnston)--Co-NECT stresses technology, community involvement in school management, high performance standards, project-based learning, collaboration among staff, and frequent staff development; and (8) "Carry That Weight" (Debra Viadero)--Project ATLAS blends some prominent U.S. school reform approaches. (MAH)
Education Week, 4301 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Suite 250, Washington, DC 20008.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, PA.
Authoring Institution: Editorial Projects in Education, Inc., Washington, DC.