ERIC Number: EJ633460
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Where Children Are Free To Be Themselves: A Conversation with Mimsy Sadofsky and Dan Greenberg.
Becker, Ellen; Mercogliano, Chris
Journal for Living, n23 p6-12 2001
The co-founders of the Sudbury Valley School (Massachusetts) discuss how the school's philosophy is based on giving children respect, freedom, and support to find their own self-motivation; how play is one of the best learning tools; and the sustained public relations effort that has been required to establish and maintain the school's credibility. (TD)
Descriptors: Credibility, Educational Philosophy, Free Schools, Interviews, Learner Controlled Instruction, Nontraditional Education, Parent Attitudes, Participative Decision Making, Play, Politics of Education, Progressive Education, School Culture, Small Schools
Journal for Living, 22 Elm St., Albany, NY 12202 (annual subscription: $22.00; back issues: $6.00 each plus $2.00 shipping for first issue, $.50 for each additional issue).
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue title: "The Myths of Education."