The Basic School: A Community for Learning / Edition 1

The Basic School: A Community for Learning / Edition 1

by Ernest L. Boyer

ISBN-10: 0931050480

ISBN-13: 9780931050480

Pub. Date: 11/15/1995

Publisher: Wiley

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New Edition
Product dimensions:
7.58(w) x 9.57(h) x 0.76(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments vii

Trustees of the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching xiv

Preface xv

The Vision of the Basic School xxi

Prologue: A New Beginning 3

I The School as Community.

A Shared Vision 15

Teachers as Leaders 31

Parents as Partners 47

II A Curriculum with Coherence.

The Centrality of Language 65

The Core Commonalities 81

Measuring Results 103

III A Climate for Learning.

Patterns to Fit Purpose 119

Resources to Enrich 137

Services for Children 153

IV A Commitment to Character.

The Core Virtues 173

Living with Purpose 187

Appendix A Further Acknowledgments 197

Appendix B Technical Notes 203

Notes 209

Index 247

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