ERIC Number: EJ607053
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Start with Respect.
Boss, Suzie; Kohn, Alfie
Northwest Education, v5 n4 p44 Sum 2000
An interview with educator and author Alfie Kohn discusses the need to stop confusing better learning with higher test scores; how progressive education helps children learn to think for themselves; professional development that appeals to teachers' long-term goals for their students; and restructuring education so teachers can ask for help, collaborate, and view things from students' perspective. (TD)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Educational Environment, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Interviews, Progressive Education, Teacher Collaboration, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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