ERIC Number: ED424040
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
SKOLE: The Journal of Alternative Education, 1997.
Leue, Mary, Ed.
SKOLE: The Journal of Alternative Education, v14 n1-4 1997
The four issues of the journal SKOLE published in 1997 contain articles, personal narratives, and interviews about small alternative schools, home schooling, educational history, the deficiencies of public education, and educational philosophy and innovations. Major articles include: "The Creatures They Are: Children Becoming Their Nature" (about imagination) (Richard Lewis); "Eyeless in Gaza" (about literacy) (John Taylor Gatto); "Notes on My Trip to Waabno Gamaak: Helping To Change a School from an Authoritarian to Democratic Process" (Jerry Mintz); "I Went to Seven Different Elementary Schools" (Arthur Gladstone); "Hanging On at the Edge of the World: Teaching Writing to Urban Special Needs Youth" (Barbara Geis); "Breaking the Silence of Violence: Teaching Our Children New Strategies" (Michael Massurin); "Sharing One Skin" (about the Okanagan Indian community) (Jeannette Armstrong); "So Are You a Teacher, or What?" (Bill Kaul); "Like China in the Bull Shop: Classroom Accidents Waiting To Happen and Downshifting into Boredom" (Robert L. Kastelic, Kathleen McLinn); "Emily's Tree; Imagination and the Soul of Learning" (Richard Lewis); "Competition, Conditioning, and Play" (John Chilton Pearce); "A School Must Have a Heart" (Chris Mercogliano); "Montessori & Steiner: A Pattern of Reverse Symmetries" (Dee Joy Coulter); "On Conflict Resolution" (Bill Kaul); "School Is Bad for Children" (John Holt); "'Partial Vision' in Alternative Education" (Ron Miller); "Impatience" (John Potter); "It Takes a Community" (Sarah Scott); "The Different Drum: Community Making and Peace" (M. Scott Peck); "Why I Believe Attention Deficit Disorder Is a Myth" (Thomas Armstrong); "Elizabeth Byrne Ferm, 1857-1947" (Alexis C. Ferm); "Our Solar-Heated Bio-Dome" (Ted Strunck, Jane Strunck); "Radical Democracy and Our Future: A Call to Action" (John Taylor Gatto); "'Lifelong Learning': A Holistic View" (Nathaniel Needle); and "Receding Yet Again. Then Dissolving into Imaginary Gelatin" (about teaching) (Bill Kaul). This journal also contains poems, student writings, interviews, letters to the editor, and reviews of books and videos. (SAS)
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Community Schools, Conflict Resolution, Educational History, Educational Philosophy, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Free Schools, Holistic Approach, Home Schooling, Imagination, Lifelong Learning, Nontraditional Education, Open Education, Public Schools, Small Schools
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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Note: Photographs will not reproduce adequately. For volume 13, see RC 021 116. Published quarterly.