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Title Democratic schools : lessons in powerful education / edited by Michael W. Apple & James A. Beane
Edition Second edition
Published Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, [2007]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  370.115 App/Dsl 2007  DUE 22-11-19
Description ix, 164 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents 1. The case for democratic schools / James A. Beane and Michael W. Apple -- 2. La Escuela Fratney : a journey toward democracy / Bob Peterson -- 3. "Feelin' what they feelin'" : democracy and curriculum in Cabrini Green / Brian D. Schultz -- 4. The situation made us special / Barbara L. Brodhagen -- 5. Beyond the shop : reinventing vocational education / Larry Rosenstock and Adria Steinberg -- 6. Central Park East Secondary School : the hard part is making it happen / Deborah Meier and Paul Schwarz -- 7. Lessons from democratic schools / Michael W. Apple and James A. Beane
Summary "Democratic Schools, Second Edition, shows in detail how educators can make a lasting difference by combining authentic, important lessons and a consistent, building- or system-wide focus on a critical and democratic education. Apple and Beane once more convene seven of America's most creative democratic educators for a powerful conversation about how to build an education that is worthy of our highest ideals."--BOOK JACKET
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-162)
Subject Critical pedagogy -- United States -- Case studies.
Educational equalization -- United States -- Case studies.
Democracy -- Study and teaching -- United States -- Case studies.
Public schools -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Author Apple, Michael W.
Beane, James A., 1944-
LC no. 2006030211
ISBN 0325010757 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780325010755 (paperback: alk. paper)