John Dewey And The Art Of Teaching: Toward Reflective And Imaginative Practice
John Dewey and the Art of Teaching: Toward Reflective and Imaginative Practice
John Dewey and the Art of Teaching: Toward Reflective and Imaginative Practice is an engaging and accessible introduction to the art of teaching as seen through the eyes of John Dewey. Authors Douglas J. Simpson, Michael J. B. Jackson, and Judy C. Aycock 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.
"This text is an intriguing alternative to the steady diet of 'how to' texts that dominate educational readings." (Ranae Stetson)
"At a time when critical-reflective teaching is constantly in jeopardy, John Dewey and the Art of Teaching is very refreshing. Both prospective and experienced teachers should find this work helpful if they are serious about realizing democratic values. Policy makers need to take the time to read this work to be reminded of the core values of democratic education." (John Portelli)
"The authors, by championing the relationship of art to education, offer a much needed counterbalance to our society’s over-reliance on standardized...