The Urban Review

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 4–10 | Cite as

The open classroom: Underlying premises

  • Charles H. Rathbone


Open Classroom 
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Selected Readings

  1. Roland S. Barth, “Teaching: The Way It Is, The Way It Could Be,”Grade Teacher (January 1970).Google Scholar
  2. —, “Open Education: Assumptions About Learning and Knowledge,” Educational Philosophy and Theory (November 1969).Google Scholar
  3. —,Open Education, New York: Agathon Press, 1972 (in preparation).Google Scholar
  4. Roland S. Barth and Charles H. Rathbone, “A Bibliography of Open Education.” Newton, Mass.: Education Development Center, 1971. An earlier version appeared as “Readings on British Primary Education and its American Counterparts: A Selected Bibliography” inThe Center Forum (July 1969).Google Scholar
  5. Elementary Science Study,The ESS Reader. Newton, Mass.: Education Development Center, 1970.Google Scholar
  6. Georgianna Engstrom, ed.,Open Education: The Legacy of the Progressive Movement. Washington, D.C.: National Association for the Education of Young Children, 1970.Google Scholar
  7. Allan Leitman, “Travel Agent,”Housing for Early Childhood Education. Washington, D.C.: Association for Childhood Education International, 1968.Google Scholar
  8. Lady Bridget Plowden, et al.,Children and their Primary Schools: A Report of the Central Advisory Council for Education (England). London: Her Majesty's Stationery Office, 1966.Google Scholar
  9. Charles H. Rathbone,Open Education and The Teacher (unpublished doctoral dissertation, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1970).Google Scholar
  10. —,Open Education: The Informal Classroom. New York: Citation Press (Scholastic Magazines, Inc.), 1971 (in press).Google Scholar
  11. Charles Silberman,Crisis in the Classroom. New York: Random House, 1970.Google Scholar
  12. Edward Yeomans,Education for Initiative and Responsibility. Boston: National Association of Independent Schools, 1967.Google Scholar
  13. Herbert J. Walberg and Susan Christie Thomas, “Characteristics of Open Education: Toward An Operational Definition.” Newton, Mass.: TDR Association.Google Scholar

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© Center for Urban Education 1971

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  • Charles H. Rathbone

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