Making an Extraordinary School: The Work of Ordinary People

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Len Solo, 2010 - Education - 200 pages
"What a gift! Making an Extraordinary School offers an enlightened and enlightening alternative to what so many today must experience and endure in schools. It offers a powerful example of a better way." --Roland S. Barth
 

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Contents

FOREWORD
11
Basic Beliefs and Mission
20
_The Students
26
Context
32
Chapter 3_Special Kids
45
Design Lab
54
Everyones Story of Adam and Eve
58
A Lot or a Little
66
Math Analysis 4
107
Structures and Processes
120
Chapter 10_Teachers Mediate the Curriculum
128
Chapter 11_Making Schools Richer
141
Getting Support from the Community
150
Chapter 13_Empowerment and Community
158
Dialectics
172
The Down Side of Political Involvement
185

Additional Program Features
72
Chapter 6_How Do We Make a Difference in Our Community?
85
Evaluation of the CSL Program
93
About the Author
200
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