Amish education in the United States and Canada / Mark W. Dewalt.

By: Dewalt, Mark William
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Lanham, MD : Rowman & Littlefield Education, c2006Description: viii, 218 p. : ill. ; 23 cmISBN: 1578864461 (hardcover : alk. paper); 9781578864461 (hardcover : alk. paper); 157886447X (pbk. : alk. paper); 9781578864478 (pbk. : alk. paper)Subject(s): Amish -- Education -- United States | Amish -- Education -- CanadaDDC classification: 371.071/973 LOC classification: LC586.A45 | D49 2006
Contents:
An overview of Amish education and culture -- Amish history, beliefs, and community -- Amish school origins : cooperation, incarceration, and litigation -- The Amish parochial school in the 21st century -- Amish students -- Curriculum, textbooks, and academic achievement -- Teaching strategies and styles -- Teacher education, preparation, renewal and daily life -- Special education -- Amish communities and schools in the Northeastern United States and Canada -- Amish communities and schools in the Southeastern United States -- Amish schools and communities in the Midwestern and Western United States -- Community, literacy, and responsibility revisited.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-218).

An overview of Amish education and culture -- Amish history, beliefs, and community -- Amish school origins : cooperation, incarceration, and litigation -- The Amish parochial school in the 21st century -- Amish students -- Curriculum, textbooks, and academic achievement -- Teaching strategies and styles -- Teacher education, preparation, renewal and daily life -- Special education -- Amish communities and schools in the Northeastern United States and Canada -- Amish communities and schools in the Southeastern United States -- Amish schools and communities in the Midwestern and Western United States -- Community, literacy, and responsibility revisited.

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