New PDF release: A School of Our Own: The Story of the First Student-Run High

By Samuel Levin,Susan Engel

A institution of Our Own tells the extraordinary tale of the self sufficient undertaking, the 1st student-run highschool in the US. Founder Samuel Levin, a highschool junior who had already completed foreign status for growing undertaking Sprout—the first farm-to-school lunch software within the United States—was pissed off together with his personal schooling and observed disaffection between his friends. In reaction, he lobbied for and created a brand new institution in accordance with a couple of uncomplicated principles approximately what little ones want from their highschool experience.

The institution succeeded past anyone’s wildest expectancies and went directly to be featured in Newsweek, NPR, and the Washington Post. on the grounds that its beginnings in 2010, the autonomous undertaking serves as a countrywide version for uplifting scholar engagement.

In developing his institution, Samuel collaborated with Susan Engel, the famous developmental psychologist, educator, and author—and Samuel’s mom. A institution of Our Own is their account in their life-changing yr in schooling, a booklet that mixes poignant tales, academic idea, and useful how-to recommendation for development new, extra enticing academic environments for our children.

Show description

Read or Download A School of Our Own: The Story of the First Student-Run High School and a New Vision for American Education PDF

Similar education policy books

Download e-book for kindle: Reform of Teacher Education in the Asia-Pacific in the New by Y.C. Cheng,King Wai Chow,Magdalena Mo Ching Mok

In dealing with the demanding situations of speedy globalization, IT intensification, foreign festival and native calls for for advancements, educators, students and leaders within the Asia-Pacific zone and different components of the area are desirous about reforms of instructor schooling for the way forward for schooling within the new millennium.

Download e-book for kindle: Soziale Netzwerkarbeit: Darstellung des Ansatzes anhand by Katharina Roth-Fingas

Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2011 im Fachbereich Pädagogik - Interkulturelle Pädagogik, observe: 2,3, Ev. Hochschule für Soziale Arbeit & Diakonie Hamburg (Soziale Pracis), Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Netzwerkarbeit ist aus der Sozialen Arbeit seit den 1990er Jahren nicht mehr wegzudenken. Seit Beginn der Netzwerkforschung in den 1950er Jahren, die sich um 1970 zur Netzwerkar-beit weiterentwickelte, wurde eine praktikable Methode für die Soziale Arbeit.

Download PDF by Collectif: Études économiques de l'OCDE : Espagne 2008 (ECONOMIE)

Cette édition 2008 consacrée périodiquement à l'économie de l'Espagne examine les défis auquel le can pay est confronté ; amélioration du système éducatif, meilleure edition des emplois aux capacités des travailleurs, encouragement de los angeles concurrence sur les marchés des produits pour relancer los angeles croissance.

Get The Colour of Class: The educational strategies of the Black PDF

How do race and sophistication intersect to form the identities and stories of Black middle-class mom and dad and their teenagers? What are Black middle-class mom and dad’ recommendations for assisting their kids via tuition? What position do the academic histories of Black middle-class mom and dad play of their decision-making approximately their children’s schooling?

Additional resources for A School of Our Own: The Story of the First Student-Run High School and a New Vision for American Education

Sample text

Download PDF sample

A School of Our Own: The Story of the First Student-Run High School and a New Vision for American Education by Samuel Levin,Susan Engel

by William

Rated 4.00 of 5 – based on 46 votes