Life in Classrooms

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Teachers College Press, 1990 - Education - 183 pages
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Focusing on elementary classrooms, chapters include: The Daily Grind
-- Students' Feelings about School
-- Involvement and Withdrawal in the Classroom
-- Teachers Views
-- The Need for New Perspectives.
 

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Contents

The Daily Grind
1
Students Feelings about School
39
Involvement and Withdrawal In the Classroom
83
Teacherss Views
113
The Need for New Perspectives
157
Index
179
About the Author
183
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Page iv - O! what sweet company. But to go to school in a summer morn, O! it drives all joy away; Under a cruel eye outworn, The little ones spend the day In sighing and dismay. Ah! then at times I drooping sit, And spend many an anxious hour, Nor in my book can I take delight, Nor sit in learning's bower, Worn thro
Page xiii - Mock on, Mock on Voltaire, Rousseau: Mock on, Mock on: 'tis all in vain! You throw the sand against the wind, And the wind blows it back again. And every sand becomes a Gem Reflected in the beams divine; Blown back they blind the mocking Eye, But still in Israel's paths they shine. The Atoms of Democritus And Newton's particles of light Are sands upon the Red sea shore, Where Israel's tents do shine so bright.

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