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the basic school

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Earnest Boyer's plan for school reform
Published 2008
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Stuart Macalpine
May 21, 2013 Stuart Macalpine rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Back to 'Basics' normally means right wing politicians with a lack of imagination... but in this case the Basic School is a simple but compelling vision of education. A focus on how students experience the world in rich contexts of 'human commonalities'; the importance of human literacy (linguistic, artistic, mathematical); and addressing community and identity, makes this a timely reminder about educational core values. Kevin Bartlett mentioned this book as helping frame the Common Ground Curri ...more
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