Experiencing Dewey: Insights for Today's Classroom / Edition 1

Experiencing Dewey: Insights for Today's Classroom / Edition 1

by Donna Adair Breault, David T. Hansen
     
 

ISBN-10: 0912099429

ISBN-13: 9780912099422

Pub. Date: 06/01/2005

Publisher: Procrescent Promotions

In this collection of essays, 45 authors consider their favorite Dewey quotations and share how Dewey has impacted their lives-specifically their teaching practices.

Each essay sheds light on a Dewey gem and its relevance for classroom practice. The essays make the sometimes daunting concepts of Dewey accessible and draw readers into a deeper study of his theories.

Overview

In this collection of essays, 45 authors consider their favorite Dewey quotations and share how Dewey has impacted their lives-specifically their teaching practices.

Each essay sheds light on a Dewey gem and its relevance for classroom practice. The essays make the sometimes daunting concepts of Dewey accessible and draw readers into a deeper study of his theories. Use this volume as required or suggested reading in undergraduate or graduate Educational Foundation courses. This keepsake edition includes memorabilia such as photographs, portraits, and handwritten letters. Put this book on your shelf among your collection of works by and about great educators.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780912099422
Publisher:
Procrescent Promotions
Publication date:
06/01/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
David T. Hansen

Introduction
Donna Adair Breault and Rick Breault

Part I: Active Learning

Active Learning: A Growth Experience
Rick Breault

One Active Learning as Reflective Experience
William H. Schubert

Two �Impulsive Expression�: Desirable or Dangerous?
Robert H. Anderson

Three Work in School
Donna Adair Breault

Four Becoming a Student of Teaching
Robert V. Bullough, Jr.

Five Disdain for the �Pouring in� Process
Frank E. Marsh

Six Listening for the Gentle Whisper
Rick Breault

Seven Providing Environments Conducive to Proper Digestion
Lisa Goeken-Galliart


Part II: The Educative Experience

An Educative Experience? A Lesson in Humility for a Second-Grade Teacher
Donna Adair Breault

Eight The Reconstruction of Experience
Edmund C. Short

Nine The Relations of One Great Common World
Gary Weilbacher

Ten Learning In and Out of School: Bridging the Cultural Gap
Ron W. Wilhelm

Eleven The Child and the Curriculum: Two Limits That Define a Single Process
William A. Reid

Twelve Relevance of the Curriculum
Marcella Kysilka

Thirteen Two Approaches to Planning
William Van Til

Fourteen What Imposed Standards Do to the Child
M. Frances Klein

Fifteen How Mechanization Leads to Contempt for the Teaching and Learning Process
Louise Anderson Allen

Sixteen The Teacher-Artist
George Willis

Seventeen Effort: The Outgrowth of Individual Interest
Robert C. Morris

Eighteen Growth: The Consummate Open-Ended Aspiration
Paul Shaker


Part III: Critical Thinking

The �Varied and Unusual� Abuses of Critical Thinking
Donna Adair Breault

Nineteen Educator�s Genuine Freedom
James G. Henderson

Twenty A Spectator�s Version of Knowledge
Deron Boyles

Twenty-One Transcending False Dichotomies: The Dynamics of Doubt and Certainty
Tom Kelly

Twenty-Two Turning Sunlight into Children
Marilyn Doerr

Twenty-Three Reflecting on the Mentoring Relationship
Shelli L. Nafziger

Twenty-Four Making Informed Judgments
Dan Marshall

Twenty-Five Unexamined Presumptions
George W. Noblit


Part IV: Inquiry and Education

Inquiry and Education: A Way of Seeing the World
Donna Adair Breault

Twenty-Six The Power of an Ideal
Jim Garrison

Twenty-Seven Imagination of Ideal Ends
Craig A. Cunningham

Twenty-Eight Dogma, Democracy, and Education
William G. Wraga

Twenty-Nine What to Do? That All Depends
Thomas S. Poetter

Thirty The Teacher as Theorist and Lover
Greg Seals

Thirty-One The Role of Intelligence in the Creation of Art
Elliot W. Eisner

Thirty-Two Autonomous Education: Free to Determine Its Own Ends
Larry A. Hickman

Part V: Democratic Citizenship

Preparing Children for Democratic Citizenship
Rick Breault

Thirty-Three Teaching Democracy for Life
John M. Novak

Thirty-Four John Dewey and the American Creed
Daniel Tanner

Thirty-Five Realizing a Common Good
Randy Hewitt

Thirty-Six Teacher as Shaper of Social Process
Louise M. Berman

Thirty-Seven Foundations of Deweyan Democracy: Human Nature, Intelligence, and Cooperative Inquiry
Stephen M. Fishman

Thirty-Eight John Dewey and the Import of a Curriculum Devoted to Student Experience
Chara Haeussler Bohan

Thirty-Nine The Best and Wisest Parent
David J. Flinders

Forty The Value of Communication in a Classroom Community
Barbara J. Thayer-Bacon

Forty-One The Societal Purpose of Education
Jesse Goodman

Forty-Two Teaching Our Legislators a Big Idea in 52 Words or Less
Peter S. Hlebowitsh

Forty-Three Collecting and Preserving the Educational Present
Craig Kridel

Forty-Four Education for a Changing World
William Ayers

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