Democratic Classroom: Theory to Inform Practice / Edition 1

Democratic Classroom: Theory to Inform Practice / Edition 1

by Arthur Pearl, Tony Knight

ISBN-10: 1572732199

ISBN-13: 9781572732193

Pub. Date: 01/01/1999

Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated

Product Details

Hampton Press, Incorporated
Publication date:
Understanding Education and Policy Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.81(d)

Table of Contents

Series Preface
1Introducing the Argument and Summarizing the Debate: Democracy and a General Theory of Education1
2The Role of the Schools and the Importance of a General Theory of Education41
3Meeting the Goal of Student Participation in Decisions that Affect One's Life: Developing the Skills for Responsible Political Empowerment85
4The Problem-Solving Curriculum in a Democratic Classroom: Helping Students Learn How to Solve Important Social Problems121
5Building a Democratic Culture161
6Personal Problems or Difficulties as Problem-Solving Curriculum in the Democratic Classroom199
7Rights as an Integral Component of a General Theory of Democratic Education221
8Equal Encouragement in the Democratic Classroom245
9The Democratic Teacher-Leader, Theoretician, and Researcher: The Heart of the Educational Process in the Classroom291
10Democratic Evaluation and Research311
11Last Thoughts331
Author Index345
Subject Index351

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