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Amish Education in the United States and Canada
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Amish Education in the United States and Canada (Hardback)

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Here is a rich ethnographic description of Amish education in 21st Century America that describes how literacy, community, and accountability are key values in the Amish educational system. The author gives readers a succinct overview of Amish history and religious practice, and then explores the reasons the Amish began their schools and some of the struggles they had to endure as a result. The book provides an emcompassing description of common teaching styles, curriculum, and textbooks, as well as detailed classroom glimpses of Amish schools throughout the United States and Canada.

EducationTeaching SkillsTeaching of specific groups & persons with special educational needs Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publication Date: 29/06/2006 ISBN-13: 9781578864461  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Mark W. Dewalt, director of graduate studies and professor of educational research in the College of Education at Winthrop University, was recently named as the Bank of America Endowed Professor 2007-2010. Dr. Dewalt has been studying rural education and Amish culture for more than 20 years.

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