The Resource John Dewey and the decline of American education: : how the patron saint of schools has corrupted teaching and learning, Henry T. Edmondson III, (ebook)

John Dewey and the decline of American education: : how the patron saint of schools has corrupted teaching and learning, Henry T. Edmondson III, (ebook)

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John Dewey and the decline of American education: : how the patron saint of schools has corrupted teaching and learning
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John Dewey and the decline of American education:
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how the patron saint of schools has corrupted teaching and learning
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Henry T. Edmondson III
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eng
Summary
The influence of John Dewey's undeniably pervasive ideas on the course of American education during the last half-century has been celebrated in some quarters and decried in others. But Dewey's writings themselves have not often been analyzed in a sustained way. In John Dewey and the Decline of American Education, Hank Edmondson takes up that task. He begins with an account of the startling authority with which Dewey's fundamental principles have been-and continue to be-received within the U.S. educational establishment. Edmondson then shows how revolutionary these principles are in light of the classical and Christian traditions. Finally, he persuasively demonstrates that Dewey has had an insidious effect on American democracy through the baneful impact his core ideas have had in our nation's classrooms. Few people are pleased with the performance of our public schools. Eschewing polemic in favor of understanding, Edmondson's study of the "patron saint" of those schools sheds much-needed light on both the ideas that bear much responsibility for their decline and the alternative principles that could spur their recovery
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Midwest
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1955-
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Edmondson, Henry T.
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370/.1/0973
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Dewey, John
  • Educational change
  • Education
  • Education
  • Electronic books
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adult
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John Dewey and the decline of American education: : how the patron saint of schools has corrupted teaching and learning, Henry T. Edmondson III, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9781497648920
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11613992
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remote
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11613992
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MWT11613992
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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John Dewey and the decline of American education: : how the patron saint of schools has corrupted teaching and learning, Henry T. Edmondson III, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781497648920
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11613992
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11613992
System control number
MWT11613992
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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