About this site - the virtual Maxine Greene Institute
Our web site is maintained as a virtual community where teachers, artists and others interested in our mission congregate, exchange ideas, receive updates and learn about programs we support. Throughout this site, we encourage your participation in the dialogue. This web site is also the place where scholars will find The Maxine Greene Library, a repository for Dr. Greene's papers, speeches, articles, books and video; as well as Maxine Greene's Calendar, listing Dr. Greene's appearances
The Institute will establish an archive of Maxine Greene’s writing, documented lectures, and public response and will also disseminate the aesthetic education practices, research, and experience inspired by Dr. Maxine Greene. It seeks to form and strengthen alliances among arts organizations, schools, universities, and other cultural organizations, as well as individual educators, teaching artists and experts from other fields who are engaged in aesthetic education, inquiry, and developing social imagination.
Description of contents:
In the About section explore what the Institute aims to acheive, find out about our board members, and about Maxine Greene, aesthetic education and social imagination.
In the Conversations section we invite members to participate in dialogue with colleagues, whether they be teaching artists,educators or scholars, around specific topics related to the mission of the Institute.
In the Membership section you can log in to activate your membership, become a member and/or search the membership directory to find out more about community members.
In the Library section, members can explore various aspects of our collected materials including works by and about Maxine Greene; in the Greene Fields section there are articles by educators and scholars who have written about our key areas or Maxine and her works; bibliographies related to aesthetic education and social imagination and, finally; a link to the holdings in Teachers' College "Pocket Knowledge" collection of archival materials related to Maxine Greene.
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