Ten Common Principles
are "Demonstration and Documentation," "Collaboration
and Critical Friendship," and "Democracy and Equity."
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Susan Powers (Faculty)
from the Coalition of Essential Schools. The 10 Common Principles is one of
those documents. Although I have not used it in class, I work with other
faculty who do actively use it. Having it available online for access by
students is very convenient and allows that faculty member to have students
download the article (thereby utilizing technology to access information), and
also display it online in class.
Other documents available from this website include benchmarking tools for the
10 Principles. Students could use these tools in the field to learn more about
schools and the principles.
plugin with their web browser, and students need to be properly advised.
Fortunately, none of the download times for the documents are very long.
Nancy J. Pelaez (Faculty)
teachers who are active in the process of reforming their schools so that they
have the power to teach students to use their minds well. I have personally
experienced the power these principles give to teachers - and the resulting
transformation of the educational process. We are entrenched in the problems,
and this resource, now available for free, is a way out.