ERIC Number: ED406460
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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New Directions in Education. Selections from Holistic Education Review.
Miller, Ron, Ed.
This book contains a collection of 33 essays that have appeared in the first 10 issues of "Holistic Education Review." These essays are divided into five themes: Philosophical Foundations; A Global-Ecological Perspective; Rethinking Some Old Problems; New Goals for Education; and Holistic Education in Practice. Some essay titles (along with their authors) include: "Toward a Paradigm of Promise: Transformational Theory Applied to Education" (David W. Brown); "The Search for a New Educational Paradigm: The Implications of New Assumptions about Thinking and Learning,""Environmental Education as an Integrative Study," and "Holistic Education: A Search for Wholeness" (Edward T. Clark, Jr.); "Authority, Aggression, and Building Community in Alternative/Free Schools" (Dave Lehman);"The Global-Ecocentric Paradigm in Education" (Phil Gang); "Ecological Literacy: Education for the Twenty-First Century" (David W. Orr); "Humanistic Education: Exploring the Edge" (Jerome S. Allender, Donna S. Allender); "Holistic Peace Education" (Sonnie McFarland); "And the Children Shall Lead the Way" (Linda Macrae-Campbell); "Thoughts on Educational Excellence, Technique, and School Structures" (Mitchell Sakofs, David L. Burger); "Teaching the Politics of Literacy: Notes from a Methods' Course" (Mary-Lou Breitborde Sherr); "Reading as a Whole: Why Basal Reading Series Are Not the Answer" (Constance Weaver); "Do Grades Cause Learning Disabilities?" (Charles H. Hargis, Marge Terhaar-Yonkers); "School Corporal Punishment: Legalized Child Abuse" (Robert E. Fathman); "The Medicalization of the Classroom: The Constriction of Difference in Our Schools" (Steve Harlow); "Bilingual Learners: How Our Assumptions Limit Their World" (Yvonne S. Freeman, David Freedman); "Race, Knowledge, and Pedagogy: A Black-White Teacher Dialogue" (Donald Murphy, Juliet Ucelli); "Alternative Education and 'Alternative' Schools: Why Dropout Schools Aren't Alternative" (Mary E. Sweeney); "The Three Dimensions of Human Greatness: A Framework for Redesigning Education" (Lynn Stoddard); "Toward a Holistic Definition of Creativity" (Gary F. Render and others); "Imagination Running Wild" (David W. Anderson); "On the Education of Wonder and Ecstasy" (W. Nikola-Lisa); "Education for the Soul: Spiritual Values and the English Curriculum" (Karen A. Carlton, Richard L. Graves); and "Creation Spirituality and the Reinventing of Education" (Andy LePage). (GLR)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Dropouts, Educational Methods, Educational Objectives, Educational Planning, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Essays, Global Approach, Holistic Approach, Humanism, Nontraditional Education, Spirituality, Teacher Student Relationship
Holistic Education Press, 39 Pearl Street, Brandon, VT 05733 ($18.95).
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Audience: Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
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