Contextualizing Teaching: Introduction to Education and Educational Foundations / Edition 1

Contextualizing Teaching: Introduction to Education and Educational Foundations / Edition 1

by Joe L. Kincheloe, Patrick Slattery, Shirley R. Steinberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0801315042

ISBN-13: 9780801315046

Pub. Date: 07/21/1999

Publisher: Pearson

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801315046
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/21/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
466
Product dimensions:
19.00(w) x 23.40(h) x 2.80(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction.

I. PHILOSOPHICAL CONTEXT: ASKING QUESTIONS ABOUT PURPOSE.

1. A Conversation about Educational Philosophy.

2. The Connection between Philosophy and Teaching.

3. Engaging Students in Philosophical Reflection.

II. HISTORICAL CONTEXT: HOW DID WE GET HERE?

4. The Ambiguities and Contradictions in Early American Schooling.

5. Common Schools and Beyond: Education for Social Control versus Education for Democratic Citizenship.

III. ECONOMIC CONTEXT: POWER, WORK, AND SCHOOLING.

6. Labor and Economics in a Democratic Society.

7. Political Debates about Work.

8. Empowering Teachers.

IV. TEACHING CONTEXT: TEACHERS AS REFLECTIVE THINKERS, CURRICULUM LEADERS, AND ACTION RESEARCHERS.

9. Teachers as Researchers.

10. Curriculum Issues and Debates.

V. SOCIAL CONTEXT: STUDENTS AND LEARNERS IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE.

11. Reflecting on the Impact of Race, Class and Gender on Education.

12. Youth Culture.

13. Educational Futures.

References.

Index.

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