Off to Class: Incredible and Unusual Schools Around the World ebook
by Susan Hughes
Off to Class is an easy-to-read yet detailed book that should, at the very least, be in every school library, if not . School Library Journal. Hughes's examples of grassroots education in action are inspirational and informative.
Off to Class is an easy-to-read yet detailed book that should, at the very least, be in every school library, if not every classroom and home. Off to Class will encourage them to help to 'be the change they wish to see in the world.
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In Off to Class, readers will travel to dozens of countries to visit some of these incredible schools, and, through personal interviews, meet the students who attend them, too. And their stories aren't just inspiring - they'll also get kids to think about school and the world in a whole new wa. .
Susan Hughes went to junior high at Glenview Senior Public School and then high school at Lawrence Park Collegiate Institute. Off to Class: Incredible and Unusual Schools around the World Owl Kids, 2011. She studied English literature for one year at Queen's University and then completed three more years at the University of Toronto. Case Closed? Nine Mysteries Unlocked by Modern Science Kids Can Press, 2010.
Susan Hughes proflies a variety of school including schools on boats for children in Bangladesh during monsoon season, tent schools in Haiti, and highlights the Dr. David Suzuki public school in Windsor Ontario
Susan Hughes proflies a variety of school including schools on boats for children in Bangladesh during monsoon season, tent schools in Haiti, and highlights the Dr. David Suzuki public school in Windsor Ontario. This book can help children understand the importance of education and can see children their own age struggling to get a basic education. There are a few themes in the book that can be explored such as social justice, gender issues, poverty, class and the importance of school in a community. Recommended for age 7- adult.
Off to Class highlights 23 unique schools in various parts of the world. There are three main chapters, the first focussing on schools that teach students about sustainability and ways to reduce humans’ impact on the environment.
Toronto, ON: Owlkids, 2011. Off to Class highlights 23 unique schools in various parts of the world. For example, in this chapter, readers will learn about school boats that travel along waterways in Bangladesh when floods prevent students from attending their regular schools.
How and where children around the world learn. Terms in this set (27). These are temporary schools set up by international organizations that help children attend classes after a natural disaster. What is the portable school made of? Mobile school. Who is the author? Mandala. To Buddhists, this represents the unity of all things. Edible Schoolyards were created in New Orleans after this natural disaster destroyed the city. These are Eco friendly schools that is based on environmental awareness.
There are some extraordinary school structures and unusual practices . But more than 260 million children and adolescents around the world are out of school.
There are some extraordinary school structures and unusual practices going on inside them. Every child has the right to a good education - it helps them to fulfil their potential, keeps them safe, and reduces poverty and inequality. Millions more face daily challenges in their quest for education. While some children try to skip classes to spend time napping, other children have to overcome dangerous obstacles to be at school on time. These pupils and their parents from the small Indonesian village of Levak have to cross a very dangerous bridge that could collapse at any moment.
In the fascinating book Off to Class: Incredible and Unusual Schools Around the World, by Susan Hughes, which describes many of these amazing schools. School Around the World.