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Learning Not Schooling: Reimagining the Purpose of Education

Learning Not Schooling: Reimagining the Purpose of Education (Hardback)

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Drawing on his experiences from founding and directing a private school for students age six to fourteen, Lyn Lesch presents a new model for education in which learning for students increasingly occurs in the world of adult expertise, with classroom teachers taking on the role of conduits that not only prepare students to learn from professionals working in various fields but also assist them in absorbing the advanced information and knowledge they will be acquiring.

EducationEducation TheoryEducational strategies & policy Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 16/03/2009 ISBN-13: 9781607090977  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Lyn Lesch, a classroom teacher for twenty-four years, founded The Children's School, an alternative school for children six to fourteen years of age in Illinois, in 1991. He directed the school until 2003. The school received widespread attention in the Chicago media as a unique approach to education.

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