“A lucid presentation of what progressive education can accomplish.”—The New York TimesHow should schools prepare students for the Information Age? The successful worker of the future – a creative, independent thinker who works well in teams—would seem to be too self-contradictory to be the deliberate product of a school.A century ago, the American educator Caroline Pratt created an innovative school that she hoped would produce such independent ...
By Caroline Pratt
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Grove Press; Reprint edition (June 24, 2014)
Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.9 x 8.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 456091
Format: PDF Text djvu ebook
I was delighted to stumble upon this recently re-released classic of progressive education literature. In a time when children in droves are being drilled in test-taking skills and suffering test anxiety all to become “college and career ready” in k