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The School And Society And The Child And The Curriculum

Author: John Dewey
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022611211X
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This edition brings Dewey's educational theory into sharp focus, framing his two classic works by frank assessments, past and present, of the practical applications of Dewey's ideas. In addition to a substantial introduction in which Philip W. Jackson explains why more of Dewey's ideas haven't been put into practice, this edition restores a "lost" chapter, dropped from the book by Dewey in 1915.

The Child And The Curriculum

Author: John Dewey
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1616402873
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In this single volume, readers will find two of John Dewey's insightful essays on education in America. He considered proper education to be fundamental to a functioning democracy. The problem, according to Dewey in The School and Society, with the old education model was that elementary schools did not encourage exploration and curiosity in their students. In The Child and the Curriculum, Dewey expands upon his definition of the ideal teaching method. A child's life, he says, is an integrated whole. A child will flow from one topic to another, taking a natural interest in subjects and dealing with a world of direct experience. School, on the other hand, addresses a world disconnected from a child's life. A more reasonable approach would be to strive to integrate their experience with the vast body of knowledge that society wishes them to know. By honoring the individual, both the student and the subject matter will come together in a process that produces a mature adult. American educator and philosopher JOHN DEWEY (1859-1952) helped found the American Association of University Professors. He served as professor of philosophy at Columbia University from 1904 to 1930 and authored numerous books, including How We Think (1910), Experience and Nature (1925), Experience and Education (1938), and Freedom and Culture (1939).

Curriculum And Teaching Dialogue

Author: Barbara Slater Stern
Publisher: IAP
ISBN: 1607528002
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Editorial Review Board: Lynne Bailey, University of North Carolina—Charlotte. Robert Boostrom, University of Southern Indiana. Monica Brown, University of the West Indies. Susan Brown, University of Central Florida. India Broyles, University of New England. Lynn M. Burlbaw, Texas A & M University. Jennifer Deets. Robert Donmoyer, University of San Diego. Moira Fallon, SUNY—College at Brockport. Lyn Forester, Doane College. Jeffrey Kaplan, University of Central Florida. J. Randall Koetting, Marian College. Karen Riley, Auburn University at Montgomery. Judith J. Slater, Florida International University, Julia D. Sweeny, James Madison University. Jeanne L. Tunks, University of North Texas. Editorial Advisory Board: Michael Apple, University of Wisconsin—Madison. Thomas Barone, Arizona State University. D. Jean Clandinin, University of Alberta, Canada. Elliot Eisner, Stanford University. Steve Selden, University of Maryland at College Park. William F. Pinar, University of British Columbia.

Robert M Hutchins

Author: Mary Ann Dzuback
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226177106
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Discusses the life and career of the university president who redefined the content and function of education in the United States

Reading Researchers In Search Of Common Ground

Author: Rona F. Flippo
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 113686105X
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In Reading Researchers in Search of Common Ground, Second Edition, Rona F. Flippo revisits her groundbreaking Expert Study, in which she set out to find common ground among experts in the much-fragmented field of reading research. The original edition, featuring contributions from participants in the Expert Study, commentary from additional distinguished literacy scholars with specialized experiences and vantage points from which to view it, and recommendations for use of its findings, was published in 2001 and has become a classic in the field. The Expert Study’s findings and discussions related to it remain provocative, viable, and highly relevant. Taking a fresh look at it, and its current implications for literacy education and common ground in light of the newest thinking and research of today, the Second Edition includes four new chapters from leaders in the field who discuss the Study from their unique vantage points (literacy trends, emergent writing development, a comprehensive literacy curriculum, and a comparative analysis of the study’s findings and recommendations). It is a must-read resource for the entire literacy community − researchers, teacher educators, graduate students, administrators, practitioners, and policymakers.

Science Curriculum And Liberal Education

Author: Joseph J. Schwab
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 9780226741871
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What is a liberal education and what part can science play in it? How should we think about the task of developing a curriculum? How should educational research conceive of its goals? Joseph Schwab's essays on these questions have influenced education internationally for more than twenty-five years. Schwab participated in what Daniel Bell has described as the "most thoroughgoing experiment in general education in any college in the United States," the College of the University of Chicago during the thirties, forties, and fifties. He played a central role in the curriculum reform movement of the sixties, and his extraordinary command of science, the philosophy of science, and traditional and modern views of liberal education found expression in these exceptionally thoughtful essays.

Basic Principles Of Curriculum And Instruction

Author: Ralph W. Tyler
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022608664X
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In 1949, a small book had a big impact on education. In just over one hundred pages, Ralph W. Tyler presented the concept that curriculum should be dynamic, a program under constant evaluation and revision. Curriculum had always been thought of as a static, set program, and in an era preoccupied with student testing, he offered the innovative idea that teachers and administrators should spend as much time evaluating their plans as they do assessing their students. Since then, Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction has been a standard reference for anyone working with curriculum development. Although not a strict how-to guide, the book shows how educators can critically approach curriculum planning, studying progress and retooling when needed. Its four sections focus on setting objectives, selecting learning experiences, organizing instruction, and evaluating progress. Readers will come away with a firm understanding of how to formulate educational objectives and how to analyze and adjust their plans so that students meet the objectives. Tyler also explains that curriculum planning is a continuous, cyclical process, an instrument of education that needs to be fine-tuned. This emphasis on thoughtful evaluation has kept Basic Principles of Curriculum and Instruction a relevant, trusted companion for over sixty years. And with school districts across the nation working feverishly to align their curriculum with Common Core standards, Tyler's straightforward recommendations are sound and effective tools for educators working to create a curriculum that integrates national objectives with their students' needs.