A round-table debate about the Montessori educational theory. Four early childhood development professionals speak of the pros and the cons of the program. Speakers include: Fay Bauling advisor at Wilson Jr. College, Dr. Urban Fleege of DePaul University, Dr. Ner Littner from the Institute of Psychoanalysis, and Hannah MacLaren, head teacher from Ancona School.
Shirley Bryant, Nancy Fisher, and Nicole Mills discuss how a new sex education based in the importance of feelings and the use of contraception.
Prologue Alternative High School is a not-for-profit community-based organization that operates three alternative high schools in Chicago.
Discussing the "Chicago Schools Challenge " and interviewing James Clement, Mrs. Barry Norton, and Pearl Shaw.
Interviewing Kenny Swader, Demetria Dazzetto, Loreen Mastelewski from Saint Mary's Center for Learning, an alternative school located on Chicago's West Side.
Child psychiatrist and educator Rudolf Dreikurs discusses his book "Social Equality and the Challenge of Today," Part 1 of 2. The discussion focuses on child psychiatry and human misbehavior.
Child psychiatrist and educator Rudolf Dreikurs discusses his book "Social Equality and the Challenge of Today," Part 2 of 2.
Interviewing at the Saint Mary's Center for Learning, an alternative school on the West Side of Chicago, with students Theresa Gonzales, Joan Perry, Cheryl Petrats and teachers Janice Eritch, Rozelle Nesbit, Sister Elaine Shuster and a parent, Mrs. Lori Waslewski.
Dorothy Hajek and Sylvia McDonnel discuss Studs Terkel's life. Includes Studs talking about his life, early career, and opinions on American society. Cuts off at 31:38 to 31:50. (Note: this is a duplicate of program 1915010-6-1.)
Educator John Caldwell Holt discusses his book "How Children Fail," part 2. This is a continuation of the conversation from "1993414-4-1."
Discussing book of poetry "Words of War," with teacher Allen D. Glenn and students Rhonda Freeman and Anthony Espinosa.
Discussing the book, "Freedom and beyond," and interviewing the author John Holt (includes an excerpt of A. S. Neill 1962-12).
Interviewing Shelby Taylor, Paul Goren, Jean Tucker, Paul McCree from Metro High School in Chicago, Ill.