ERIC Number: EJ504855
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Democracy in a Prison Setting: Success behind Bars.
Indiana English, v18 n2 p11-18 Win 1994
Describes the difficulties of teaching a reading class in a prison. Emphasizes the importance of sharing and of teaching based on democratic principles. Shows how using collaboration, perspective sharing, and children's literature helped to bond the class. Concludes that teaching inside a prison is different from teaching in a regular institution, but with effort, it can be just as successful. (PA)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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