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Original article | International Journal of Progressive Education 2008, Vol. 4(3) 53-73

Building a Learning Community through   Curriculum

Kevin S. Carroll

pp. 53 - 73   |  Manu. Number: ijpe.2008.004

Published online: October 15, 2008  |   Number of Views: 21  |  Number of Download: 303


This paper uses mixed methods to document how a new charter school’s curriculum facilitates in the development of a learning community. The study highlights diverse curricular practices that often do not take place in traditional public schools. The school’s philosophy and curriculum, which is based in social justice,  provides  a  unique environment where students have the opportunity to better  understand  the  world around them while simultaneously building relationships with their classmates  and teachers. Utilizing a methodological combination of observations, informal and formal interviews, document analysis, and a short survey, the paper provides a rich description of the implementation of a charter school's curriculum steeped in critical pedagogy.


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APA 6th edition
Carroll, K.S. (2008). Building a Learning Community through   Curriculum . International Journal of Progressive Education, 4(3), 53-73.

Carroll, K. (2008). Building a Learning Community through   Curriculum . International Journal of Progressive Education, 4(3), pp. 53-73.

Chicago 16th edition
Carroll, Kevin S. (2008). "Building a Learning Community through   Curriculum ". International Journal of Progressive Education 4 (3):53-73.

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