leaders thoughts on education - 4 views
I collected this one page of ideas over the last 20 years http://www.textbooksfree.org/Leaders%20Educational%20Advise.htm any thoughts
Another project for the common folks that Adler shepherded was the formation of the Great Books Foundation. The purpose of the Foundation was to produce a series of inexpensive paperback books that contained works that Adler thought were important. Since the sets were inexpensive, everyone in a book group would be able to buy a set, and then get together to discuss the diverse selections therein.
Regardless of where you live, there is probably a Great Books Discussion Group nearby. Here in Baton Rouge, Louisiana there has been a Group for over 40 years, and I have been in it, off and on, for many of those years. When our son was in elementary school he was in a Junior Great Books Discussion Group for a while, and my wife was the leader. You will even find Great Books Discussion Groups in prisons. A friend of mine led a group at a state prison for a time, and said that the discussions were among the best he ever took part in.
This book was complied after interviewing teachers, principals, PTA members and nonprofit experts. Most of the events raised between $10,000 to $20,0000. There is also information on grant writin...