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Lee, William B. – Canadian Social Studies, 1993
Describes the philosophy and operation of schools based on the ideas of Celestin Freinet, founder of the Ecole Moderne movement. Discusses the child-centered approach, cooperative-learning techniques, and participatory decision making that are characteristic of these schools. Points out that the curriculum frequently emphasizes contemporary social…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cognitive Processes, Cooperative Learning, Curriculum Development