Dates for Cohort 4 - 2012
Location: 7th floor center area
Dates: Dec. 6, Jan. 24, Feb. 12, March 14, April 4, May 2
Registration for Cohort 4 is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Josephine Salvador.
Progressive Education Traditions (PET) is a six-part course sponsored by Calhoun's School & Society
. The interactive class is facilitated by Head of School Steve Nelson with Josephine Salvador, Director of School & Society, and Andrew Hume, Director of Enrollment, and held in the evening, over the course of six months. is open to all members of the Calhoun community—parents, US students, faculty/staff, grandparents and alums. There is no charge, but enrollment is very limited. When You Apply
- Please check the class dates listed prior to applying as attendance at all class sessions is expected.
- Childcare may be arranged for participants. Please inquire when you submit your application.
- Application does not guarantee enrollment. Registrants will be notified as to whether they have made the enrollment cut-off.
The PET course aims to deepen our community's understanding of the progressive education tradition. Participants are provided with articles to read in preparation for each class session, and are expected to participate in class discussions, complete one small group assignment and one final project for in-class presentation.
- What is the purpose of education?
- What is known about the way children learn and how can it and does it inform teaching?
- Who are the partners in a student's educational process?
- A Lively History of Progressive Education: chalk tablet to iPad tablet
- How We Learn: Brain-Based Research and Educational Implications
- Theory into Practice: Realizing the Ideals of Equity, Diversity and Democracy in Schools
- The Macro: The Landscape of Schooling: Progressive Education Today, in NYC and the U.S.
- The Micro: What does Progressive Teaching Look Like in the Classroom at all Levels—Lower, Middle and Upper School
- Project Presentations
|For more information about the PET Course and requirements, please contact Josephine Salvador, Director of School & Society, 212-497-6516.|