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READER ´ The Students Are Watching Schools and the Moral Contract ´ Theodore R. Sizer

READER ´ The Students Are Watching Schools and the Moral Contract ´ Theodore R. Sizer In this groundbreaking book Theodore and Nancy Sizer insist that students learn not just from their classes but I had to read this for a Library Youth Services course I found it very hard to get through and I didn't find the discussion very enlightening It seemed mostly obvious and geared towards high school students instead of youtheducation in general Although most of the observations could probably be extended to JHS and ES students I felt that the HS focus was too narrow for the purposes of our class All in all I was very bored

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FREE MOBI ↠ DOC The Students Are Watching Schools and the Moral Contract 9780807031216 ↠ ➬ [Ebook] ➧ The Students Are Watching Schools and the Moral Contract By Theodore R. Sizer ➸ – Dogsalonbristol.co.uk In this groundbreaking book Theodore and Nancy Sizer insist From their school's routines and rituals especially about matters of character They convince us once again of Sizer T Sizer N F 2000 The students are watching Schools and the moral contract Boston MA Beacon PressPurpose of the Text The text The Students Are Watching Schools and the Moral Contract by Theodore and Nancy Sizer recognizes that in addition to curricula and content a school’s culture informs students about how to live think and act Sizer Sizer 2000 A school’s culture consists of the core beliefs basic norms traditions valued accepted behaviors and common goals that reflect the underlying principles of a school community Deal Patterson 2018 The text not only draws readers’ attention to the consideration of these s and routines but also to processes of educational transformation such as modeling citizenship and encouraging thoughtful engagement by teachers and overcoming obstacles and challenges for students Sizer Sizer 2000 Exposure to an ethical and supportive institutional culture and to transformative instructional processes indirectly and directly facilitate the growth of students into informed thoughtful and moral citizens Sizer Sizer 2000 Authors’ Backgrounds and Credentials Theodore R Sizer PhD earned his undergraduate degree at Yale University and his Master’s and Doctoral degrees at Harvard University Ilg 2016 Theodore Sizer is known for his distinguished career leadership and writing associated with the education profession Goldberg 1993 Sizer is a former professor and Dean at Harvard University headmaster at Phillips Academy and researcher at Brown University Goldberg 1993 Theodore Sizer is likewise known for his well received trilogy Horace’s Compromise The Dilemma of the American High School Horace’s School Redesigning the American High School and Horace’s Hope What Works for the American High School Goldberg 1993 Nancy Sizer a graduate of Wellesley College maintained a career in the education field for over 30 years Heinemann 2018 Nancy Sizer has taught both in private and public schools such as Cambridge Rindge and Latin Phillips Academy and the Wheeler School Heinemann 2018 Moreover Nancy Sizer has taught at both Brown University and at Harvard University Heinemann 2018 Theodore and Nancy Sizer initiated the Coalition of Essential Schools which is a collection of schools dedicated to the types of school reform that were outlined in Theodore Sizer’s trilogy Goldberg 1993Summary of Major Points Sizer and Sizer argue that students are keen observers of the factors that constitute a school’s culture Sizer Sizer 2000 For example Sizer and Sizer argue that students should not observe the type of hypocrisy associated with backbiting and undermining the efforts of one another between staff members or colleagues such as when one teacher criticizes another teacher’s teaching methods or style in front of students Sizer Sizer 2000 Neither should students witness teachers putting convenience before the best interests of students Sizer Sizer 2000 One example of putting convenience before the best interests of students is referred to as the complicity compact which is a tacit agreement between unmotivated teachers and immature students that neither will rigorous

Theodore R. Sizer ´ The Students Are Watching Schools and the Moral Contract DOC

The Students Are Watching Schools and the Moral ContractWhat we may have forgotten that we need to create schools that constantly demonstrate a belief in their student This book had good intentions with the content but I found it dry and hard to get through I did enjoy the discussions over “grappling” and I think that will be helpful in my teaching but overall it was uite boring I had to push myself to pick it back up

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