What Our High Schools Could Be...
A Teacher's Reflection from the 60's to the 90's

Davis, Bob
Publisher:  Our Schools/Our Selves and Garamond Press, Toronto, Canada
Year Published:  1990  
Pages:  260pp   ISBN:  ISBN 0-921908-08-3
Inactive Serial

Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX4340

Davis, a teacher, activist, reformer, and critic, considers changes that have occurred in the school system in Canada and the U.S., and asks how these changes hurt or help students and society.


Table of Contents

The life behind the skills
Getting to Browndale
The Everdale Place
I A School Community
II An Application to Everdale by Bill Goldfinch
Where's the school?
Everdale at the Milwaukee War Trail
Trying to teach Canadian history
Professionals and Unionists
Sifted, Sorted, Slotted and Streamed
Teaching Streamed Students
I Responding to a Class Reality
II History and Work: Rewriting the Curriculum
III Beanbakes, Models and Murals
IV Propaganda and Point of View
Learning by Heart
War and Peace
Two Dogs, The Diviners and Teenage sex
Reaching Out to a Wider World
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