Title: A Good Little School
Publisher: State Univ of New York Pr 2004-03-01
Publication Date: 2004
Book Condition: Good
0791458911 Hardcover book that is a former library item. This book has typical library markings. Very little wear. Tight binding, sharp corners, and clean text. No dj or Mylar. Fast shipping!. Bookseller Inventory # JF676146
Synopsis: An inspiring story of the student-centered learning that can take place in a democratic, caring school.
From the Back Cover: A Good Little School pays homage to Jefferson County Open School, a public school of choice with a thirty-year history of providing an alternative education for students in K-12. Chronicled in this book are the personal experiences and anecdotes of teachers, parents, and students within the school, and how their contributions make it unique. In so doing, these reflections demonstrate to others that there is more to education than conventional subject areas such as math and reading. Also examined are the ways in which the school preserves the core elements that support the students' best personal, social, and intellectual interests. These self-reflective accounts create a learning environment with humanity at the center, giving students the skills necessary to lead compassionate lives.
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