ERIC Number: EJ576999
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Democratic Classrooms: Addressing the Needs of Children at Risk.
Primary Voices K-6, v7 n2 p13-19 Oct 1998
Describes how a democratic classroom and flexible grouping benefit students who arrive "at risk." Illustrates how acting on these ideas has put an end to labeling in the author's first-grade classroom. Describes how many current classroom practices are pervasively autocratic rather than democratic. Discusses district and community support, and management of a democratic classroom. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme: Democracy in the Classroom. Journal availability: National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801-1096.