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The Students Are Watching: Schools and the Moral Contract

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Students learn not just from their classe but from their school's routines and rituals, especially about matters of character, Theodore and Nancy Sizer insist in this groundbreaking book. They convince us once again of what we may have forgotten: We need to create schools that constantly demonstrate a belief in their students. In such schools, children will not only meet important academic goals, but also acquire good intellectual habits and develop their own moral agency. Only then will students go on to make wise and principled decisions--even when their teachers are no longer watching.

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In this groundbreaking book, Theodore and Nancy Sizer insist that students learn not just from their classes but from their school's routines and rituals, especially about matters of character. They convince us once again of what we may have forgotten: that we need to create schools that constantly demonstrate a belief in their students.

About the Author

Theordore R. Sizer, University Professor Emeritus at Brown Universtiy, is the chairman of the coalition of Essential Schools. He lives in Harvard, Massachusetts.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780807031216
Author:
Sizer, Theodore R.
Author:
Sizer, Nancy Faust
Editor:
Sizer, Theodore
Author:
Sizer, Theodore R.
Author:
Sizer, Theodore
Author:
Sizer, Nancy Faust
Publisher:
Beacon Press (MA)
Location:
Boston
Subject:
General
Subject:
Administration
Subject:
Secondary
Subject:
Teacher-student relationships
Subject:
Education, Secondary
Subject:
General education.
Subject:
Administration - General
Subject:
Education-General
Subject:
Educational Reform
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
July 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
160
Dimensions:
8.4 x 5.4 x .46 in .45 lb

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