John Dewey and the Art of Teaching
Toward Reflective and Imaginative Practice
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John Dewey and the Art of Teaching by Douglas J. Simpson
Book DescriptionJohn Dewey and the Art of Teaching is an engaging and accessible introduction to the art of teaching as seen through the eyes of John Dewey. The authors provide a lucid interpretation of the complexities and art of teaching in contemporary classrooms. In addition, they discuss, apply, and question the practical implications of Dewey's ideas about the art of teaching for beginning and practicing teachers.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781412909037
(229mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Inc
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Publish Date: 8-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Douglas J. Simpson
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Provides headteachers and teachers with ethical leadership tools.
Re-creating Schools, Paperback (February 1998)» View all books by Douglas J. Simpson
Their book presents a vision of a school in which teachers and students construct their knowledge rather than receive it from others. It gives practical steps to achieve this and addresses the necessary role changes of educators.
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Author Biography - Douglas J. Simpson
Douglas J. Simpson, Ph. D., is Professor and Helen DeVitt Jones Chair in Teacher Education,TexasTechUniversity. He is the author or co-author of numerous articles, reviews, chapters and books, including John Dewey and the Art of Teaching, The Pedagodfathers: The Lords of Education, Recreating Schools: Places Where Everyone Learns and Likes It, The Teacher as Philosopher, and Educational Reform: A Deweyan Perspective. He has held tenured positions at theUniversity ofLouisville, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Tennessee State University, andTexasChristianUniversity and taught in the fields of ethics and teaching, curriculum and instruction, school psychology, and educational theory. He spends time each week atPhyllisWheatleyElementary School where he interacts with students about ethical, historical, and geographical interests. He is a former president of the American Educational Studies Association and the Society of Professors of Education. Michael J. B. Jackson (Ph. D., University of Toronto) lives in Montreal, Quebec, and Vancouver, British Columbia. He is the author and coauthor of numerous publications, including Educational Reform: A Deweyan Approach; and The Teacher as Philosopher. He was a professor and served as Chair of the Graduate School of Education at Bishop's University, and Head of the Department of Educational Foundations at Memorial University of Newfoundland, where he assisted student teachers and interns as they prepared for their first teaching appointments. In addition, he has taught at several other universities, including Concordia, Queens, Mount St. Vincent, and British Columbia. Judy C. Aycock (Ph. D., Memorial University of Newfoundland) is Assistant Dean, College of Education, Texas Tech University. She was a middle and high school English teacher before becoming a professor and/or administrator at Tennessee State University, University of Louisville, and Texas Wesleyan University. At TWU, she directed the interdisciplinary program and was named the Ralph and Sue McCann Professor for excellence in teaching. She is the author of a variety of publications, including Art of the Western World, Analysis and Interpretation of Literature, and Ethics: Theory and Practice.
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