Teachers, Leaders, and Schools

Teachers, Leaders, and Schools

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John Dewey was one of the most prominent philosophers and educational thinkers of the twentieth century, and his influence on modern education continues today. In Teachers, Leaders, and Schools: Essays by John Dewey, educators Douglas J. Simpson and Sam F. Stack Jr. have gathered some of Deweya€™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 partsa€”The Classroom Teacher, The School Curriculum, The Educational Leader, The Ideal School, and The Democratic Society. Each part includes an introductory essay that connects Deweya€™s thoughts not only to each other but also to current educational concerns. The sections build on one another, revealing Deweya€™s educational theories and interests and illustrating how his thoughts remain relevant today.The reasons for his being thought-provoking to many teachers, administrators, researchers, curriculum developers, and ... recommend you read a€œTo Those Who Aspire to the Profession of Teachinga€ (LW13), the second Dewey essay in part 1.

Title:Teachers, Leaders, and Schools
Author:Douglas J. Simpson, Sam F. Stack
Publisher:SIU Press - 2010-10-27


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