Horace"s hope

what works for the American high school
  • 198 Pages
  • 2.83 MB
  • English
Houghton Mifflin Co. , Boston
High schools -- United States, Education, Secondary -- Aims and objectives -- United States, Educational change -- United S


United St

StatementTheodore R. Sizer.
LC ClassificationsLA222 .S543 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 198 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL810825M
ISBN 100395739837
LC Control Number95047702

Horace's Hope provides the reader with the hope for the achievement of excellence for all students enrolled in American public high schools. Sizer describes a caring, child-centered, rigorous academic setting which focuses on enabling all children to achieve excellence.

Sizer asks those adopting the ideas based on his work with the Coalition of /5(7). In this book, Horace's Hope, Sizer picks up where he left off in his previous two books. Sizer revisits the schools from his previous books, and sees that not much has changed at all. Sizer contends that the Horaces hope book school is no longer the academies but instead is the media.

He says that schools must give students the tools to understand the media Cited by: Except for the lottery, Sizer's earlier books set forth most of the ideas found here, and despite the book's title, the fictional teacher ``Horace'' is not much in evidence. This is instead a celebration of the successes of Horaces hope book Coalition of Essential Schools, which supports the growing number of schools embracing the group's : Theodore R.

Sizer. Quintus Horatius Flaccus (8 December 65 BC – 27 November 8 BC), known in the English-speaking world as Horace (/ ˈ h ɒr ɪ s /), was the leading Roman lyric poet during the time of Augustus (also known as Octavian).

The rhetorician Quintilian regarded his Odes as just about the only Latin lyrics worth reading: "He can be lofty sometimes, yet he is also full of charm and Genre: Lyric poetry. The Paperback of the Horace's Hope: What Works for the American High School by Theodore Sizer at Barnes & Noble.

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Sizer tapped into a wellspring of concern about education and drew the admiration of reviewers, who. At a crucial point in the history of American education, when the need for reform has become embarrassingly obvious, this book offers a brilliant prescription for the future of high schools.

Horaces's Hope--the final volume in a trilogy--appraises the success of the schools which Sizer used as models in Horace's Compromise and Horace's School /5(36). Revisiting America's classrooms, Sizer assesses the changes over the past decade and a half - from school choice to interdisciplinary learning - that give us reason to be hopeful.

Tracy Horaces hope book has called this"an eloquent book.". A portrait of what an ideal American high school might be like, as envisioned by respected educator Sizer (Education/Brown Univ.). Sizer's earlier Horace's Compromise () was based on intimate knowledge of US high schools.

It followed the painful struggle of a fictional teacher, Horace Smith, to work within the restrictions imposed by the system—large classes, dated Author: Theodore R. Sizer. The Hardcover of the Horace's Hope: What Works for the American High School by Theodore R.

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Publish your book with B&N. Learn : Theodore R. Sizer. Unfortunately, "Horace's Hope" still resides in the distant future. Erica Jacobs, whose column appears Wednesday, teaches at George Mason University. E-mail her at [email protected] Be wise, and mix the wine, since time is short: limit that far-reaching hope.

The envious moment is flying now, now, while we’re speaking: Seize the day, place in. The Odes (Latin: Carmina) are a collection in four books of Latin lyric poems by Horatian ode format and style has been emulated since by other poets. Books 1 to 3 were published in 23 BC.

A fourth book, consisting of 15 poems, was published in 13 BC. The Odes were developed as a conscious imitation of the short lyric poetry of Greek originals – Pindar. The snow is fled: the trees their leaves put on, The fields their green: Earth owns the change, and rivers lessening run Their banks between.

Naked the Nymphs and Graces in the meads The dance essay: “No 'scaping death” proclaims the year, that speeds This sweet spring day.

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Frosts yield to zephyrs; Summer drives out Spring, To vanish, when Rich Autumn sheds his fruits. Book 4, Ode 1, [To Venus] - Venus, again thou mov'st a war Venus, again thou mov'st a war - The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.

I hold you prisoner, or follow you in flight, over the grassy Fields of Mars, or wing with you above the inconstant waters. BkIV:II Augustus’s Return.

Iulus, whoever tries to rival Pindar, flies on waxen wings, with Daedalean art, and is doomed, like Icarus, to give a name.

to glassy waters. Like a river, rushing down from the mountains. Review. The third book in the Horace trilogy, Horace's Hope explores Theodore R.

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Sizer's own hopes for the future of high schools. Sizer, the chairman of the Coalition of Essential Schools, first gained widespread attention in with Horace's Compromise, a study of the American high school, followed by Horace's School, a fictional account of school reform/5(36).

Tracy Kidder has called this"an eloquent book." Education Nonfiction. Publication Details Publisher: HMH Books Imprint: Mariner Books Publication Date: Format Kindle Book OverDrive Read Adobe EPUB eBook KB; Horace's Hope.

Embed Copy and paste the code into your website. Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public. Get this from a library. Horace's hope: what works for the American high school. [Theodore R Sizer] -- At a time when the need for intelligent school reform is urgent, when parents, educators, and policymakers wonder where to turn next.

Ted Sizer offers a. Eileen Landay on Horace’s Hope: What Works for the American High School. The final chapter of Horace’s Hope, appropriately titled Horace’s Hope, opens with a description of a day in the life of two high school students, one in “smart suburbia,” the other in a “working-class neighborhood school.”In both settings, the students Ted Sizer shadowed and profiled in the book were.

In 29 B.C. he published the Epodes, in 23 B.C. the first three book of Odes, and in 20 B.C. his first book of Epistles. Augustus asked Horace in 17 B.C.

to write a ceremonial poem celebrating his reign to be read at the Saecular Games. In 14 B.C. he published he second book of Epistles, which he followed a year later with his fourth book of Odes.

Licinius, trust a seaman's lore: Steer not too boldly to the deep, Nor, fearing storms, by treacherous shore Too closely creep. Who makes the golden mean his guide, Shuns miser's cabin, foul and dark, Shuns gilded roofs, where pomp and pride Are envy's mark.

With fiercer blasts the pine's dim height Is rock'd; proud towers with heavier fall Crash to the ground; and. The Latin poet Horace is, along with his friend Virgil, the most celebrated and influential of the poets of Emperor Augustus's reign.

These marvelously constructed poems, with their unswerving clarity of vision and extraordinary range of tone and emotion, have deeply affected the poetry of Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Herbert, Marvell, Dryden, Pope, Samuel Johnson, Wordsworth,/5.

The Epistles (or Letters) of Horace were published in two books, in 20 BCE and 14 BCE, respectively. Epistularum liber primus (First Book of Letters) is the seventh work by Horace, published in the year 20 book consists of 20 Epistles.

The phrase sapere aude ("dare to be wise") comes from this collection of poems.; Epistularum liber secundus (Second Book of. Seize the Day: A Translation of Horace’s Book I Ode English Translation.

O Leuconoë, you should not find that end (to know this is a crime) the gods will give to me and to you, and you should not try out Babylonian numerology*. How much better will it be to endure anything. The First Book of the Epistles of Horace. EPISTLE I. TO MAECENAS. The poet renounces all verses of a ludicrous turn, and resolves to apply himself wholly to the study of philosophy, which teaches to bridle the desires, and to postpone every thing to virtue.

In Horace's Compromise, Ted Sizer takes this most familiar of institutions—the high school—and makes those who think they know what teachers do Author: Steven Drummond.

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At a crucial point in the history of American education, when the need for reform has become embarrassingly obvious, this book offers a brilliant prescription for the future of high schools.

Horaces's Hope--the final volume in a trilogy--appraises the success of the schools which Sizer used as models in Horace's Compromise and Horace's School and. It depends what about Horace you like. One of my favourites is It’s message that one should find a way to enjoy the day no matter how cold or windy it may be is inspiring, and similar to the ‘carpe diem’ theme of Each of his odes has so.

The ship in Horace's famous Ship Ode (Odes ) continues to be identified with the Ship of State, despite the serious problems with this interpretation demonstrated by .It started out rather a depressing book as I felt Horaces isolation and inability to fit in.

He had not been loved by his Mother who it turned out blamed him, as a 5 year old, for the death of his baby sister. His father had died when he was young. So he hadnt a lot going for him and when he is made to retire doesnt know what else to do with /5.I've been reading Horace.

Well, you probably have to call him Quintus Horatius Flaccus, but Horace and I go way back. At least as far as, oh, the day before yesterday.

There's a bit of Horace which I think is worth bearing in mind if you're a writer or a publisher or indeed anyone who works in the book business.