Revisiting Dewey: Best Practices for Educating the Whole by Daniel W. Stuckart,Jeffrey Glanz

By Daniel W. Stuckart,Jeffrey Glanz

because the passage of the No baby Left in the back of Act of 2001, high-stakes checking out has develop into a ubiquitous function of public institution kid's day-by-day rituals. Reform advocates argue that trying out ends up in higher alignment of the curriculum with instructing and studying, instructor and scholar responsibility, and in certain cases, a renovation of our cultural history. competitors contend that trying out leads to prolific dishonest, larger drop-out premiums, and a narrowing curriculum with emphases on educating to the try out. furthermore, a few facts means that a novel concentrate on passing the try out in any respect bills ends up in forget in different parts together with getting to scholars' non secular and moral wishes in addition to constructing skills to collaborate with others, converse successfully, and innovatively remedy difficulties. approximately a century in the past, Dewey proposed a philosophy of schooling addressing the desires of the full pupil. He supplied insights into the improvement of intelligence, the significance of socially worthy talents, and the fit progress of the person. within the context of high-stakes trying out and top practices, his insights might be extra prescient than ever.

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