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Author Dewalt, Mark William.

Title Amish education in the United States and Canada / Mark W. Dewalt
Published Lanham, Md. ; Oxford : Rowman & Littlefield Education, [2006]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  371.071973 Dew/Aei  AVAILABLE
Description viii, 218 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents An overview of Amish education and culture : responsibility, literacy and community -- Amish history beliefs and community -- Amish school origins : fathers in jail -- The Amish parochial school in the 21st century -- Amish scholars -- Curriculum, textbooks and academic achievement -- Teaching styles, strategies and sample lessons -- Teacher education, preparation, renewal and daily life -- Current practices in special education -- Amish communities and schools in the Northeastern US and Canada -- Amish communities and schools in the Southeastern US -- Amish communities and schools in the Midwestern and Western US -- Accountability, literacy and community revisited
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Amish -- Education -- Canada.
Amish -- Education -- United States.
LC no. 2006001183
ISBN 1578864461 (hbk)
157886447X (paperback)
9781578864461 (hbk)
9781578864478 (paperback)