Lees, Helen E.

The Palgrave International Handbook of Alternative Education

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Table of contents

1. Introduction & This Handbook

Nel Noddings, Helen E. Lees

Part I. Thinking Differently

2. The Mind of the Educator
Kris Meyer

3. An Ordinary Day
Philipp Klaus

4. Mother Nature’s Pedagogy: How Children Educate Themselves
Peter Gray

5. Using the Future in Education: Creating Space for Openness, Hope and Novelty
Keri Facer

6. Promise and Peril of Neuroscience for Alternative Education
Clarence W. Joldersma

7. What Might Have Been: Women’s Traditional Interests
Nel Noddings

8. Psychoanalysis and the Challenge of Educational Fantasies
Roger Willoughby, Hivren Demir-Atay

9. Great Expectations: Agenda and Authority in Technological, Hidden and Cultural Curriculums
Harriet Pattison, Alan Thomas

10. Alternatives to Education? Impotentiality and the Accident: New Bearings in the Ontology of the Present
Nick Peim

11. Educational Mutuality
Helen E. Lees

Part II. Doing Differently

12. Home Education: Practices, Purposes, and Possibilities
Robert Kunzman

13. School Ethics with Student Teachers in South Africa: An Innovative Educational Intervention
Karin Murris

14. Innovative Experiences in Holistic Education Inspiring a New Movement in Brazil
Helena Singer

15. Learning at the Edge of Chaos: Self-Organising Systems in Education
Sugata Mitra, Suneeta Kulkarni, James Stanfield

16. Fostering Alternative Education in Society: The Caring Communities of “Children’s Dream Park” and “Free Space En” in Japan
Yoshiyuki Nagata

17. Teacher Education: Generator of Change or a Mechanism for Educational Conformity?
Ian Menter

18. Philosophy with Children: An Imaginative Democratic Practice
Joanna Haynes

19. Forest School: A Model for Learning Holistically and Outdoors
Sara Knight

20. Creating Spaces for Autonomy: The Architecture of Learning and Thinking in Danish Schools and Universities
Max A. Hope, Catherine Montgomery

Part III. Acting Differently

21. Exploration and Rethinking: Student-Voice Studies in China
Kan Wei

22. Islamic Education as Asymmetrical Democratic Interaction
Khosrow Bagheri Noaparast

23. Is Low-fee Private Schooling in Developing Countries Really an “Alternative”?
Clive Harber

24. Humanist Schools in the Face of Conflicting Narratives and Social Upheaval: The Case of Israel
Nimrod Aloni

25. Geographies of Trust: A Politics of Resistance for an Alternative Education
John Smyth

26. Alternatives to School Sex Education
Michael J. Reiss

27. Critical Animal Pedagogies: Re-learning Our Relations with Animal Others
Karin Gunnarsson Dinker, Helena Pedersen

28. Solitude and Spirituality in Schooling: The Alternative at the Heart of the School
Julian Stern

29. German Kinderlaeden: From Alternative Projects to Professional Pedagogy
Robert Hamm

30. Attachment Aware Schools: An Alternative to Behaviourism in Supporting Children’s Behaviour?
Richard Parker, Janet Rose, Louise Gilbert

Keywords: Education, Educational Philosophy, Early Childhood Education, Learning & Instruction, Educational Policy and Politics, Educational Psychology

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