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7 edition of A foxfire Christmas found in the catalog.

A foxfire Christmas

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Appalachian Region,
  • Appalachian Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Christmas -- Appalachian Region,
    • Appalachian Region -- Social life and customs

    • Edition Notes

      Originally published: New York : Doubleday, 1990.

      Statementedited by Eliot Wigginton and his students ; with a new preface by Bobby Ann Starnes.
      ContributionsWigginton, Eliot.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGT4986.A77 F68 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 144 p. :
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL982685M
      ISBN 10080784618X
      LC Control Number96020343
      OCLC/WorldCa34691339

      Apr 22, Superdog - Here's an explanation of the Foxfire books from Wikipedia: "Foxfire, the name of a series of books which are anthologies of articles from a lesser-known magazine of the same name. The magazine began to reach a national audience and became quite popular. They founded a museum of Appalachian culture there. I believe if you like folklore and learning things from the past, I recommend you try them too!

      Inspiring and practical, this classic series has become an American institution. College students went into the mountains and interviewed the people; took pictures and learned the skills of the people by working closely along side of them. I feel that this will be a good book to share with my son as he gets older so that he can see how 'folks used to live' in these Appalachian mountains of ours. Guilty plea[ edit ] InWigginton pleaded guilty to one count of non-aggravated child molestation of a year-old boy.

      Some are familiar from growing up. Foxfire Fund[ edit ] The students used some of their revenues to set up the Foxfire Fund, a not-for-profit educational and literary organization in Rabun County, Georgia. They founded a museum of Appalachian culture there. The New York Times. In Doubleday began anthologizing the magazine into a series of Foxfire books.


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A foxfire Christmas book

We meet a rich assortment of Appalachian characters and listen to veterans recount their war experiences. Topics range from making moonshine to building log cabins, but my favorite part of the book was the guide to universal superstition of the phases of the Moon, revealing how the moon's cycle affects planting, painting, building, etc.

These core practices reflect the Foxfire program model itself, emphasizing the role of the student as an active learner, teacher, and evaluator in his or her own educational activities.

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They founded a museum of Appalachian culture there. In addition, students are no longer as involved in operations of the museum as they once were. His maternal grandmother, Margaret Pollard Smith, was an associate professor of English at Vassar College and his father was a famous landscape architect, named Brooks Edward Wiggington.

The program's influence spread via a network of published magazines, books, newsletters, and other media, as well as by direct communication between Foxfire teachers and educators. I'll be getting more of the Foxfire series! Inspiring and practical, this classic series has become an American institution.

I am working on getting the whole "Foxfire" series. Eliot Wigginton, then a young Appalachian school English teacher, made a groundbreaking decision to reach out to his unruly, disrespectful, students in a personal, and meaningful, way by throwing out his entire curriculum. My rating: 7.

Buttinger has taken an inappropriate interest in Rita, often mocking her in class and requiring her to stay after school for "disciplinary" sessions where he gropes her breasts. Wigginton also had an interest in activists' working for social change in association with the Highlander Folk School.

Very informative. Soon afterwards, Legs announces her first plan for the gang: the public humiliation of their high school math teacher.

Educational Approach Foxfire Museum the dynamics of the Foxfire program, a powerful approach to secondary education was developed: give students a collective purpose, along with guidance and assistance, and see what they can do. More transcribed interviews by the students at Rabun County High School in Georgia with their rural elders.

Feb 14, Samantha rated it really liked it Excellent series of books. In Doubleday began anthologizing the magazine into a series of Foxfire books.

Gives me a very nostalgic feeling of growing up in the country when I was a kid.

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*Giveaway ends Friday December 6, You can jump over to the Foxfire website to. Foxfire 3: Animal care, banjos and dulcimers, hide tanning, summer and fall wild plant foods, butter churns, ginseng, and still more affairs of plain living (The Foxfire Series #3) by Eliot Wigginton (Editor), Foxfire Students (Anchor Press ) ().

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