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 Deweyas 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 partsaThe Classroom Teacher, The School Curriculum, The Educational Leader, The Ideal School, and The Democratic Society. Each part includes an introductory essay that connects Deweyas thoughts not only to each other but also to current educational concerns. The sections build on one another, revealing Deweyas 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 aTo 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|