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Alternative Education for the 21st Century: Philosophies, by Philip A. Woods, Glenys J. Woods

By Philip A. Woods, Glenys J. Woods

It is a detailed number of prime examples of schooling grounded in substitute philosophies and cultures – from projects to create extra democratic colleges, via Quaker, Buddhist, Islamic, Montessori and Steiner/Waldorf faculties, to Maori and primary countries schooling in Canada and Palestinian Jewish colleges in Israel. geared toward academic practitioners, leaders, and policy-makers in all kinds of academic settings, in addition to lecturers and researchers, the booklet is a source to aid educators imagine creatively approximately schooling at a time while the necessity to locate new how one can nurture religious and holistic development and democratic citizenship hasn't ever been larger.

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Census data and identified twelve key statistics—four that measure race and ethnicity, four that examine income and education, and four that describe the typical neighborhood in each state—and calculated how distant each was from the figures for the average state on each measure. Oklahoma ranked 6th nationally in the CNN poll for the most representative state in the country (Preston, 2006). Because of the representative nature of this state, it is probable that the K20 Model could be replicated in another state or nation that has a large number of rural schools that suffer from the inequities brought about by isolation.

Rather, lesson study provides teachers with an opportunity to examine their teaching in a way that results in the transfer of new knowledge acquired during ARE directly to their classrooms, ultimately resulting in the improvement of student achievement (Lewis, Perry, and Hurd, 2004). A group of teachers develops a lesson together; one teacher teaches the lesson while others observe student learning; the group reconvenes to debrief, analyze, and if needed revise the lesson to incorporate the observations; and the teaching process begins again with a new teacher.

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