Amish Education in the United States and Canada

Title

Amish Education in the United States and Canada

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Description

Here is a rich ethnographic description of Amish education in 21st Century America that describes how literacy, community, and accountability are key values in the Amish educational system. The author gives readers a succinct overview of Amish history and religious practice, and then explores the reasons the Amish began their schools and some of the struggles they had to endure as a result. The book provides an encompassing description of common teaching styles, curriculum, and textbooks, as well as detailed classroom glimpses of Amish schools throughout the United States and Canada.

College

University College

Department

Curriculum and Pedagogy

ISBN

978-1578864478

Publication Date

6-15-2006

Publisher

Rowman and Littlefield

Keywords

Amish, Amish Culture, Amish Education

Disciplines

Education | Social and Behavioral Sciences