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John Bremer discusses theories of educational innovation. Specifically his innovation of "The School Without Walls: Philadelphia's Parkway Program". Discusses life as education, and the societal element in open plan education.
Discussing education and alternative schools with Theo Buergin and Hans A. Schieser. They discuss educators, philosophers, and psychologists such as Rudolf Steiner, Maria Montessori, and Jean Piaget.
Charles E. Silberman and his wife Arlene Silberman discuss education and Charles Silberman's book "Crisis in the Classroom". Includes a clip of Studs Terkel interviewing a student.
Discussing "Cadbury tales," about teacher Vivian Cadbury, with students from Lane Technical High School in Chicago.
Discussing the book, "The Night Is Dark and I Am Far from Home," about improving education and innovation in teaching methods,and interviewing the author, Jonathan Kozol.
Discussing the book, "Free schools," and interviewing the author Jonathan Kozol. Jonathon Kozol also discusses education. Includes interview clip of Kermit Eby.
Studs has a spirited discussion with Jonathan Kozol who shares his adventures and learnings in Cuba that formed the basis of his book "Children of the Revolution: A Yankee Teacher in the Cuban Schools." Kozol explains the ambitious Cuban Literacy Campaign begun in the 1960s that aimed to educate the entire population, tells of children teaching adults in remote villages by lantern light, and the unity and national pride that resulted. He and Studs explore the idea of generative words in literacy education and contemplate Kozol's hope to adapt a similar approach to American education.
Jonathan Kozol, the author of "Death at an Early Age" talks about issues of educational inequality and racial justice. Paul Zimmerman, former public teacher, talks about his experience creating what becomes to be the Southern School at Uptown, Chicago.