ERIC Number: ED442604
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Jun
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Challenging the Giant, Volume IV: The Best of SKOLE, the Journal of Alternative Education.
Leue, Mary M., Ed.
This book compiles articles, interviews, student writings, and other offerings first published in SKOLE, the Journal of Alternative Education, 1995-99. Sections include: (1) talking about education (seven interviews on the foundations of learning, the Modern School movement, educational philosophy at the Albany Free School, life at a Japanese free school, child rearing, holistic education, home schooling, and vouchers); (2) schools and school people (descriptions of free schools and community schools); (3) teaching and learning (democratic education, alternative school in Russia, lifelong learning, encouraging creativity, discipline, and teacher "professionalism"); (4) school as community as school; (5) history and character of innovative education; (6) reports on alternative education conferences; (7) teaching and learning in higher education; (8) social change and commentary; (9) educational alternatives in many forms; (10) the plight of our children (overuse of Ritalin); (11) book reviews; (12) studies of Japanese education and full inclusion; and (13) humor. (SV)
Descriptors: Book Reviews, Community Schools, Conferences, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, Free Schools, Higher Education, Interviews, Learner Controlled Instruction, Nontraditional Education, Public Education, Small Schools
Down-to-Earth Books, P.O. Box 488, Ashfield, MA 01330 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
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