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The school and the democratic environment

(papers and other materials drawn from a conference sponsored by) the Darnforth Foundation & the Ford Foundation.

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Published by Columbia U.P in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civics -- Study and teaching.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDarnforth Foundation., Ford Foundation.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1584
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi,115p. ;
    Number of Pages115
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21197741M
    ISBN 10023103427X

    Glacier Lake School is Montana's first, and only, truly self-directed, democratic school. We are a nonprofit school which has been approved as a (c)(3) organization. Our school is based on democratic free models from around the world, including Sudbury Valley School in Massachusetts, and Summerhill in the UK. School is a special environment, where certain qualities of life and certain types of activities and occupations arc provided with the object of child’s development. School is a mini society, where all types of faith, creeds, religions, secular values etc. are developed and school plays an important role in a democratic social set up.

    seen through the school’s environment. It has been well investigated that the environment of a school is one of the primary factors in the academic achievements of the students. Among several variables that shape a school’s environment, the principal’s leadership style is investigated in this study in an attempt to provide support to this. We believe a democratic community, where children are equal and their rights are protected, is the best environment for children to learn and grow. Each school member has an equal vote in the decision-making process.

    Book reviews Radical education and the common school: a democratic alternative Kristan A. Morrison School of Teacher Education & Leadership, Radford University, VA, USA Correspondence [email protected]: Kristan A. Morrison.   What is a Democratic-Free School? Octo When most people think of a “school”, particularly a school for young people, the image of kids sitting behind desks with a teacher at the front leading the class (as the “sage on .


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How Democratic Schools Operate. A democratic school, as the term is used on this site, is a school where students are trusted to take responsibility for their own lives and learning, and for the school community. At such a school, students choose their own activities and associate with whom they please.

The School and the democratic environment [papers and other materials drawn from a conference sponsored by the Danforth Foundation and the Ford Foundation].

Author: Danforth Foundation (Saint Louis, Mo.) ; Ford Foundation. Yet it is a fact that from the classroom to the wider school environment, many opportunities exist for experiment, trial and error, activity and engagement in democratic processes and even decision making, which could be given much more emphasis and put to pedagogical use.

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Students for a Democratic Society A national socialist group for students changed its name to the Students for a Democratic Society, or SDS. This group existed to address social issues such as civil rights. Early on the SDS dropped many of its socialist views. The democratic style, also referred to as participative leadership, involved the subordinates in the decision-making.

The leader and the subordinates shared an equal voice and these groups didn’t showcase hierarchy. The leadership style involved appraisal of both the leader and the subordinates, with strong feedback structures available.

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National data indicate that only 67 percent of children who enter first grade will complete sixth grade. The chapter focuses on the school leader's relationship with and responsibility to students as they are potentially the most vulnerable and directly impacted group within the school.

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There is a “thick law book,” McCaig says, that has been developed over the course of 17 years at the “School Meeting,” where each staff member and student gets an equal vote. Wendy Priesnitz is a book author, award winning journalist, editor, former broadcaster, social entrepreneur, and mother of two adult daughters.

She is the owner of Life Media, which she co-founded with her husband Rolf in as The Alternate Press. They examine the history of school governance, the rise of the concept of the democratic school and the EdVisions Program, and the skills that program and others offer teachers to help build a democratic, "teacher-owned" school environment.

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