I loved how Neill had such a down-to-earth style of giving advice and acknowledged that every child is different and requires sensitivity to their needs. His class, however, despite a bow to orthodoxy by having us go through Ausibel and Robinson's textbook, included some great ancillary reading, the best and most provocative of which was A. Though younger children will participate in the General School Meetings, they are not old enough to run it. Here Summerhill has some good advice to offer as well. Bagi Neill, pelajaran bukanlah sesuatu yang penting.
Summerhill is a school in which the child knows that he is approved of. After leaving school she went to ballet school, worked in a bookshop, trained as a teacher and became a folk singer. The sequel is worth recording. There are also open areas where pupils not in classes can hang out, amuse themselves, socialise, play games, be creative etc. This means that the child would be active in most of what the child chooses for their own development, which may include various aspects learning or playing.
Neill 1883-1973 was the only one of the three to survive into the second half of the 20th century and to be associated with the same establishment for over 50 years. Quite the reverse, I would hope. Everything from classes, theater, music, sex, teachers, and much more is discussed here. The liberty of coming to school whenever one felt like it to a large extend astonishing and unknown of. Neill is the boss; he is bigger and wiser.
It is obvious that such children will go out into life with a broad clear knowledge of themselves and others. The school is now a thriving democratic community, showing that children learn to be self-confident, tolerant and considerate when they are given space to be themselves. He criticises the fashion for timetabled breast-feeding and argues that children will choose all the right things to eat if the are given freedom of choice. But I think I've learned as much as other children just by being with my friends. Rather than truly allowing students the choice of whether to take classes or what classes to take, we try to inspire, cajole, and misdirect them into learning. But one thing for sure a gift card is an easy purchase. The most frequent remark that visitors make is that they cannot tell who is staff and who is pupil.
To us the university exams are anathema. Foreword by Erich Fromm A. Tetapi makin bertambahnya umur anak, semakin lama waktu penyembuhan yang mereka lakukan. However, they are decided at a schoolwide meeting where students and teachers each have one vote apiece. Only one or two older pupils have rooms for themselves. Making it work on a daily basis is not. Both sections of this book the first describing Summerhill itself and the second describing Neill's pedagogical development and general upbringing were written very well.
Hukumannya pun ditentukan oleh anak-anak sendiri. The idea of children ruling and having a powerful voice is deeply alarming to many adults. Neil, Summerhill School — A New View Of Childhood, p. Neill was one of the great original thinkers in education in the 20th Century. Summerhill Residence, designed by San Francisco-based architectural studio , showcases its three separate volumes in a successful attempt to break architectural monotony. During the winter and spring there is a Social Committee elected by the community to organise games and activities in the afternoons and evenings.
Mike Bernal, who joined in 1932 aged six, is the son of J D Bernal, an eminent Cambridge physicist well known at the time for his Marxist views. Children who come to Summerhill as kindergartens attend lessons from the beginning of their stay; but pupils from other schools vow that they will never attend any beastly lessons again at any time. The democratic schools movement is now blossoming internationally, with many schools far and wide being based upon the philosophy of A. The school is situated within the village of Leiston, in Suffolk, England, and is about one hundred miles from London. I found clear evidence that the school was meeting and exceeding its aims, that parents were universally very satisfied with the education of their children and that the inspection process had been deeply flawed.
Awalnya dari ide yang sangat sederhana, bagaimana membuat sekolah yang cocok dengan anak-anak, bukannya anak-anak yang harus cocok dengan sekolah. It's interesting to see that most of the students in summerhill school seem to be able to understand clearly that freedom is without consequence and limited to the freedom of their peers. This book blew my mind as a teenager. Summerhill was included in over 600 American university courses, and a 1969 translation for West Germany The Theory and Practice of Anti-Authoritarian Education sold over a million copies in three years. You let them function in their own play-work fashion, and you postulate no purpose for them at all.