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Book Review - Do They Hear You When You Cry? by Fauziya Kassindja with Layli Miller Bashir Book Review - Do They Hear You When You Cry? by Fauziya Kassindja with Layli Miller Bashir
by Tracy Rysavy
At age 17, Fauziya Kassindja had a good life--loving parents who flouted village tradition by educating their daughters; two brothers and four older sisters who doted on her; a close-knit community of friends; and, by Togo standards, an upper class existence.
Book Review: The Ownership Solution by Jeff Gates Book Review: The Ownership Solution by Jeff Gates
by Gar Alperovitz
Something very important has been quietly building up in the American economy over the last few decades--something which could have portentous implications for the new century: Workers in very, very serious numbers are beginning to own the firms in which they work.
Urban Courage
by Linda Wolf
Former gang members from one of Mexico City’s poorest and toughest suburbs are teaching teens and adults about self-reliance and sustainable living
Education Issue Introduction Education Issue Introduction
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
Show the kids and yourself that you still believe in the future.
Beyond Ecophobia
by David Sobel
If we want children to flourish, says educator David Sobel, we need to give them time to connect with nature and love the Earth before we ask them to save it
You Can't Say, "You Can't Play"
by Tracy Rysavy
Veteran teacher Vivian Gussin Paley witnessed a peculiar phenomenon in her kindergarten classroom year after year--without fail, a caste system developed within each group of students.
Smoke Signals
by N. Bird Runningwater
After years of misrepresentation in the media, Native American filmmakers are taking control of their own stories, including in a new breakthrough film produced, directed, and written by Native Americans
Finding a Voice
by Rachel Pruitt
Creating myths helps students work through their fears and worries in a fantasy format.
Breaking Ground
by David Orr
I propose a national effort to engage students in making schools, colleges, and universities models of ecological design that can be seen and experienced.
Computers In Schools
by Lowell Monke
Three years ago, an article appeared in the education section of News Week magazine about the Iowa communication network and its strides in building technology into schools.
by Robin Broad, John Cavanaugh
Critics now extend far beyond those who have long hammered the IMF and World Bank.
Integral Life, Integral Teacher
by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
Parker Palmer Interview by Sarah Ruth van Gelder
Educating For the Environment
by David Orr
From the evidence gathered on this and other campuses, it is clear that colleges and universities can reduce environmental impacts, improve services, reduce costs of campus operations, and do so in a way that is an educational asset.
Universal Education
by John Taylor Gatto
A former New York teacher of the year, John Taylor Gatto, says real education is about learning wisdom, self-reliance, culture, and leadership, not fitting kids in the economy's pigeonholes
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