Loving Learning

EPUB EBook by Katherine Ellison

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The longtime head of Park Day School, Tom Little embarked on a tour of 43 progressive schools across the country. Loving Learning EPUB EBook In this book, his life s work, he interweaves his teaching experience, the knowledge he gleaned from his trip, and the history of Progressive Education. As Little and Katherine Ellison reveal, these educators and schools invigorate learning and promote inquisitiveness by allowing the curriculum to grow organically out of children's questions whether they lead to studying the senses, working on a farm, or re- EPUBcreating a desert ecosystem in the classroom.

We see curious students draw on information across disciplines to think in imaginative yet practical ways, like in a "Mini-Maker Faire" or designing and building a chair from scratch. Becoming good citizens was another of Little's goals. He believed in the need for students to learn how to become advocates for themselves, from setting rules on the playground to engaging in issues of social justice in the wider community.

Using the philosophy of Progressive Education, schools can prepare students to shape a vibrant future in the arts and sciences for themselves and the nation." Like this book? Read online this: Environmental education in the schools creating a program that works., Manifesto for Learning. Continuum Studies in Lifelong Learning..

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