9780809329991

Teachers, Leaders, and Schools: Essays by John Dewey

  • ISBN 13:

    9780809329991

  • ISBN 10:

    0809329999

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/27/2010
  • Publisher: Southern Illinois Univ Pr

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Summary

John Dewey was one of the most prominent philosophers and educational thinkers of the twentieth century, and his influence on modern education continues today. InTeachers, Leaders, and Schools: Essays by John Dewey,educators Douglas J. Simpson and Sam F. Stack Jr. have gathered some of Dewey's most user-friendly and insightful essays concerning education with the purpose of aiding potential and practicing teachers, administrators, and policy makers to prepare students for participation in democratic society. Selected largely, but not exclusively, for their accessibility, relevance, and breadth of information, these articles are grouped into five partsThe Classroom Teacher, The School Curriculum, The Educational Leader, The Ideal School, and The Democratic Society. Each part includes an introductory essay that connects Dewey's thoughts not only to each other but also to current educational concerns. The sections build on one another, revealing Dewey's educational theories and interests and illustrating how his thoughts remain relevant today.

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