Educational Reform: A Deweyan Perspective

Educational Reform: A Deweyan Perspective

by Douglas J. Simpson, Michael J. B. Jackson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815320892

ISBN-13: 9780815320890

Pub. Date: 03/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book illuminates contemporary educational reform discussions regarding teacher education programs and pre-K-12 schools by providing a clear analysis and application of John Dewey's relevant educational writing and ideas. The volume addresses issues of how future teachers should be liberally educated as well as prepared to be professional educators. Among the…  See more details below

Overview

This book illuminates contemporary educational reform discussions regarding teacher education programs and pre-K-12 schools by providing a clear analysis and application of John Dewey's relevant educational writing and ideas. The volume addresses issues of how future teachers should be liberally educated as well as prepared to be professional educators. Among the topics discussed in detail are:

*teacher training and preparation

*the teacher's responsibilties

*charter schools

*a common curriculum

*professional development schools

*new curricula

*school administration

*cooperative learning

*collaborative endeavors

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815320890
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Series:
Critical Education Practice Series, #10
Pages:
345
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Acknowledgments
Preface
Introduction: School Reform in Dewey's America
Ch. 1Thinking about Educational Reform3
Ch. 2The Social Aims of Education43
Ch. 3The School and Social Reform79
Ch. 4The Roles and Responsibilities of the Teacher117
Ch. 5The General Education of Teachers153
Ch. 6The Professional Education of Teachers187
Ch. 7Schools in Transition229
Ch. 8Schools of the Future259
Ch. 9The Spirit of Deweyan Reform315
Selected Bibliography329
Index339

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