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Curriculum for Utopia
Curriculum for Utopia (July 1992)
Social Reconstructionism and Critical Pedagogy in the Postmodern Era
William B. Stanley - Author

This book examines the relationship between contemporary forms of critical theory and social reconstructionism, as they relate and contribute to the construction of a radical theory of education. It illustrates many of the persistent issues, problems, and goals of radical educational reform, including the importance of developing a language of possibility, utopian thought, and the critical competence necessary to reveal and deconstruct forms of opp...(Read More)
Global Education
Global Education (July 1992)
A Study of School Change
Barbara Benham Tye - Author
Kenneth A. Tye - Author

"Much has been written and said about global education in recent years. Even more has been written and said about the dynamics of educational change. Seldom are these two bodies of scholarly discourse brought together. Even more rarely are they joined in a way that synthesizes the best of the two. Global Education: A Study of School Change is such a book." -- Lee F. Anderson, Northwestern University

"The book reflects the ...(Read More)
Thinking Constructively About Science, Technology, and Society Education
Thinking Constructively About Science, Technology, and Society Education (July 1992)
Dennis W. Cheek - Author

This book defines STS--science, technology, and society--education and discusses current thinking about its conceptual evolution. It synthesizes a broad range of research and thought in the history and philosophy of science and technology, STS studies, and education as they are informed by the the dual perspectives of cognitive and social psychology. A model for STS curriculum development in science, social studies, or technolog...(Read More)
Social Studies in Schools
Social Studies in Schools (January 1992)
A History of the Early Years
David Warren Saxe - Author

This supplemental text is an historical account of the beginning years of the social studies. Using the 1916 Social Studies report as a base, the book outlines the issues, contexts, and individuals that were influential in the genesis of the seminal social studies prototype program.

The author explains that many of our present interests such as critical thinking, decision making, inquiry, reflective thinking, foundational studies, and cultur...(Read More)
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