Loving Learning: How Progressive Education Can Save America's Schools

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$28.00
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Publish Date
Pages
256
Dimensions
7.08 X 0.86 X 9.47 inches | 0.93 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780393246162

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About the Author

Tom Little served as head of Oakland, California's Park Day School for twenty-seven years. A national leader in Progressive Education, he cofounded the Progressive Education Network. He died in 2014 from cancer shortly after writing this book.
Katherine Ellison is a Pulitzer-prize winning former foreign correspondent and author and co-author of several books, including The Mommy Brain: How Motherhood Makes You Smarter and Buzz: A Year of Paying Attention.
Ayelet Waldman is the author of the memoir, A Really Good Day, as well as of novels including Love and Treasure, Red Hook Road, and Love and Other Impossible Pursuits. She is the editor of Inside This Place, Not of It: Narratives from Women's Prisons, and with Michael Chabon, of Kingdom of Olives and Ash: Writers Confront the Occupation and Fight of the Century.

Reviews

Tom Little is a visionary champion of progressive education at a time when American children are more in need of its enlightened methods than ever. His book is provocative, educational, and full of wisdom and heart.--Deborah Meier, educator and MacArthur Award recipient
A rich overview... the authors eloquently present the progressive principle of integrated, student-centered learning.
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